Front Garden Front Garden Pond Seating Area Back Garden Barbet 1 Barbet 1 Bathroom Robin 1 Robin 2 Self Catering Cottage Lounge Gazebo / Breakfast Room Superior Spa Jacuzzi
  • Guest Rating: (12)
  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse, Self-Catering and Bed and Breakfast
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Sunbird Guest House is situated in a beautiful country environment, just 1 hour from Durban, in the tranquil town of Howick the hub of the Midlands Waterfall Country.

Situated 1.5 km from the N3, the guest house is only 4.5 hours from Johannesburg & 1 hour from Durban. Relax in a quiet landscaped bird and Japanese garden.

After a long days journey or outing, rejuvenate, relax, and experience the effects of our private Superior Spa Jacuzzi(small fee to cover costs), sunbathing nearby on our secluded private lawn.

ADSL WiFi, Internet banking on site. DStv, Off street parking with remote controlled access, log cabin type gazebo/breakfast room with fireplace.

Breakfast & Dining at Sunbird Guest House:
English breakfast, or alternatives by prior request, is served in the log cabin type gazebo. Dining and braai/ barbeque facilities are available. We have a courtesy fridge with soft drinks, etc.

Many restaurants in the area plus a shopping centre.

Activities and Facilities at Sunbird Guest House:
- Private SPA/Jacuzzi for hire
- Sunbathing lawn area
- E-mail and Internet (ADSL)
- Courtesy Bar/Fridge (unlicensed)
- Information Kiosk
- Radio/Clock in Bedrooms
- No smoking inside
- Some Toiletries
- Electrical Sockets (+ two point plugs)
- Braai/barbeque areas
- No Pets allowed unless by arrangement
- Safe available
- English or Continental Breakfast others by prior arrangement

Accommodation at Sunbird Guest House:
We can accommodate 10 people all together. Six in the bed and breakfast and 4 in the self catering cottage.

Barbet 1
Extra length King Size bed with full Bath & Shower en-suite. DStv. Ceiling fan and wall heater. Tea & Coffee making facilities. Opens out onto Japanese Garden.

Robin 1
King or Twin beds (Please State Preference), shower en-suite. DStv. Ceiling fan and wall heater. Tea & Coffee making facilities. Opens out onto bird garden.

NB: Robin 1 and Robin 2 make an excellent family unit.

Robin 2
Queen bed, with DStv fan and wall heater. En-suite bathroom with shower over bath. Tea & Coffee making facilities.
NB: Robin 1 and Robin 2 make an excellent family unit.

Self Catering Cottage
Self catering garden cottage looking onto a Japanese garden. Has a separate vehicle entrance with remote controlled access. One room has a Queen bed, the other a Double. Sleeper couch for 1 extra person. It has a lounge with DStv and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. The cottage has not been graded as yet but is of a high standard.
Health and Climate:
Malaria free area.
Activities:

Bird watching and relaxing in one of two lush gardens or perhaps having a braai/barbecue and soaking up the relaxing and rejuvenating effects of our "Superior" Spa Jacuzzi.

Attractions near Sunbird Guest House
- Howick Falls and Karkloof Falls.
- Midmar dam is considered one of South Africas best inland sailing and boating venues.
- Umgeni Valley Reserve (Wildlife Society Project) - experience some of Africas wildlife and bush splendour.
- Art and Craft related Midlands Meander route.
- The magnificent southern end of the Drakensberg range with an opportunity to go to the top, into Lesotho (1 day).
- Golf at 2 very close courses.
- Other sports nearby Tennis, Squash, Bowls, Hot Air Ballooning, Hang Gliding and Water sports.

Cancellation Policy:
- 0 to 7 days - 100% of deposit
- 8 to 14 days - 75% of deposit
- 15 to 21 days - 50% of deposit
- 22 to 28 days - 25% of deposit
- 28+ days - 5% handling fee
Facilities & Services available:
Babies
Children under 12 years
Elderly
Pets only by Arrangement
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Jacuzzi
Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Garden
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Afrikaans
English
Communal Satellite TV

Sunbird Guest House is a Guesthouse, Self-Catering and Bed and Breakfast in Howick KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
Directions:

From Johannesburg on N3 to Durban:
Offramp No. 99. Underberg, R617 / Howick. Left towards Howick for 1.5km. 3rd turning right into Vear Rd. at the Sasol petrol station just before Merrivale Spar. 1st turning left into 30 Anderson Rd.

From Durban on N3 to Johannesburg:
Offramp No. 99. Underberg, R617 / Howick. Right towards Howick for 1.5km. 3rd turning right into Vear Rd. at the Sasol petrol station just before Merrivale Spar. 1st turning left into 30 Anderson Rd.

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Latest Reviews
Sunbird Guest House is a lovely establishment! The hosts are friendly and very helpful and the rooms are crisp and clean. It was a pleasure to stay there!
Lelanie van Zyl May 2015
Hosts went out of their way to make me feel welcome and the room was very comfortable.
A very pleasant stay.

Carol Guy Nov 2014
Nikky could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Home from home.
Linda Calverley Oct 2014
Very friendly hospitality. Nothing was too much trouble. Our hosts made sure our stay was happy and comfortable.
David Barras-Baker Oct 2014
Thank you for the opportunity to rate the Sunbird Guest House. My wife and I had a very pleasent stay and we were delighted the place lived up to it's name as we saw two species of Sunbirds in the garden.

John Barnes Apr 2014