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Featuring a courtyard garden with an outdoor pool, Brackens Guest House offers rooms with private entrances opening out onto the veranda. Free Wi-Fi and free private parking are provided.

The rooms are bright and contain TVs with satellite channels and minibars. Some of the rooms contain sofa beds and all contain a private bathroom. The triple room offers a small private courtyard.

A fresh breakfast is served daily and in warm weather can be enjoyed on the terrace. The front desk can recommend one of the local restaurants within 1.2 miles of the guest house.

Located on the edge of Durban, it is only a 30-minute drive to the beaches, Shongweni Dam and Inanda Dam. Cotswold Downs Golf & Country Estate is an 8-minute drive.

Brackens Guest House is situated in Hillcrest and is a 2-minute walk from the Old Main Road and the Hillcrest Train Station.

Brackens Guest House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 25 Oct 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free private parking available on-site


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4 reasons to choose Brackens Guest House

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speak English
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Property surroundings *
Excellent location - show map
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Mozambik
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/bar Stretta Cafe
    0.4 miles
  • Restaurant Lupa
    1.2 miles
  • Cafe/bar Keg and Trout
    1.4 miles
  • Restaurant Quo
    2.7 miles
Natural beauty
  • Lake Inanda Dam
    9.7 miles
  • River Umgeni
    9.7 miles
  • Lake Shongweni Dam
    10.7 miles
  • Sea/ocean Indian Ocean
    21.7 miles
Closest airports
  • Pietermaritzburg Airport
    23.7 miles
  • King Shaka International Airport
    23.7 miles
How to get to Brackens Guest House from King Shaka International Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Brackens Guest House
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool cover
  • Shallow end
Wellness
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Zulu
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Brackens Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

13:00 - 20:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

07:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Curfew

Entry to the property will be closed between the hours of 23:00 and 05:00

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Brackens Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 06:00.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Brackens Guest House

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Brackens Guest House by:

    • Car 45min

  • Yes, Brackens Guest House is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Brackens Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Brackens Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • Brackens Guest House is 350 yards from the centre of Hillcrest.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Brackens Guest House (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Brackens Guest House is from 13:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at Brackens Guest House include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Double

  • The prices at Brackens Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.