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Set against the tranquil forests of the Fercliff Nature Reserve, overlooking Pietermaritzburg, Victoria Guest House offers both affordable Bed and Breakfast accommodation as well as the convenience of Silkwood Self Catering Log Cottage.

We offer:

-Secure on-site parking with electronic gates
-Interesting trails and hikes on your doorstep
-Two mountain bikes for exploring the area
-Pet friendly
-DSTV & M-Net
-Wireless internet
-Fax and copying
-Laundry service
-Close to all amenities and local restaurants
-8 minutes from the Pietermaritzburg CBD
-Dinner by arrangement
-Rooms have private entrance from deck and TV lounge. Small conference facility available.


-The Royal Agricultural Show is the second largest mixed exhibition in the country. Also only a few minutes from Victoria Guest House.

-The Tatham Art Gallery is one of the top 5 art galleries in South Africa.

-The Golden Horse Casino has the largest horse statues in the world at their entrance which are 14 meters tall.

-Pietermaritzburg is the most comprehensive education centre in the country. All these schools being in close proximity of Victoria Guest House.

-Pietermaritzburg is host to some of the countrys top sporting events, including the Comrades Marathon, Dusi Canoe Marathon, Amashovashova Cycle Race and the Midmar Mile.

-Midmar Dam and the splendid Howick Falls are 30 minutes from Victoria Guest House

Rooms and Units Available:

Water Song Executive Suite:
This elegant executive room offers double accommodation and derives its name from being situated close to the rippling water of the Jacuzzi and garden fountain. A soothing intimate suite with an extra length King sized bed.

The Rose Room:
Twin bedded Room with yellow wood furnishings holds a hint of old world. A Victorian bath setting offset by the crisp white Bed linen which suggests a Victorian era from long past.

The Oriental Room:
A subtle Oriental theme is explored throughout this suite. The focal point being the ornate handmade quilt in earthy colors, comfortable surroundings, with a double Queen bed.

Victorias Complete Triple Suite:
It is possible, subject to availability to combine the 3 upstairs rooms (The Rose Room, The Oriental Room and Stars and Stripes), 2 bathrooms, large TV lounge and private entrance for use as a single suite which sleeps 6.

Silkwood Self-catering Log Cottage:
Situated against the Ferncliff forest and Nature Reserve, Silkwood offers a rustic experience with an air-conditioned, twin-bedded bedroom in crisp white and taupe.
Designed for further comfort are electric blankets, a gas heater and hot water bottles. A cozy lounge/dinning room offers two long sleeper couches for young adults or children.

Facilities & Services available:

Laundry Service
Conference facilities
Dining room
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Casino on site
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool


From Durban:
- Approaching PMB, stay on the Harrismith highway. Dont take City Centre exit. Pass, New England Road exit, Ohrtmann Road exit, and Church Street exits.

- Take exit 82, Armitage/Sanctury exit, continue left over the bridge. At the circle take the Montrose / Chatterton exit. Stay on this road, which becomes Town Bush Road.

- Pass through 3 sets of traffic lights. Pass the Keg on your left. Pass Dunrobin Nursery on your right. Take the next right turn into Ireland Road. Now take the 3rd turn to the left into Kenneth Road.

- At the top of Kenneth Road turn left onto Highlevel Place. Turn right in Fernview Place. At the white Electronic gates, press button 2 for Victoria Guest House. Speak to Lucille or the receptionist.

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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast, Guesthouse and Self-Catering