Located just 31 mi from Kruger National Park, this guest house offers rooms with scenic mountain views. It serves a hearty breakfast on the veranda overlooking the forest slopes. Hillwatering Country House has spacious nonsmoking rooms fitted with heated blankets and deluxe bedding. Each room is equipped with a tea / coffee maker and a mini-bar. Guests can enjoy an English or Continental breakfast outdoors or by the cozy fireplace in the breakfast room. The staff can organize a picnic breakfast upon request. Free Wi-Fi is available in public spaces. Hillwatering Country House is 20 mi from Pilgrim’s Rest. Natural attractions such as God’s Window are 40 minutes’ drive away. It is approximately 4 hours drive away from Johannesburg International Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.0
Cleanliness
9.8
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
9.1
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
9.2
High score for Sabie
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  • Craig
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great location. Not too far to drive too from Johannesburg airport. Nice local restaurant The wild fig tree. Lovely view from the room and balcony across the garden and out to the hills. Lovely cooked breakfast was in the dinning room with a log...
  • Thomas
    Switzerland Switzerland
    Reception and host were perfect - very friendly and informative. Heating blankets helpful. Patio was nicely in the sun.
  • Maurice
    South Africa South Africa
    Rooms were spacious and clean. There was solar so we never had load shedding. Nice verandah and view. Safe Parking.

Area info

Amenities of Hillwatering Country House
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bowling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Radio
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Baggage storage
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Security alarm
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    General
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Electric blankets
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Packed lunches
    • Carpeted
    • Soundproof rooms
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Hillwatering Country House takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Check-out

    From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Hillwatering Country House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking

    Smoking is not allowed.

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    FAQs about Hillwatering Country House

    • Hillwatering Country House is 1.1 miles from the center of Sabie. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Hillwatering Country House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • The prices at Hillwatering Country House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish

    • Hillwatering Country House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Bowling
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Horseback riding
      • Game drives
      • Walking tours
      • Bike tours