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Boasting panoramic views of Pietermaritzburg, Lexden Guesthouse offers accommodation set amongst a lush garden. Located 3 km from City Hall, this guest house offers free, WiFi and free private parking. Each of the stylishly decorated units at Lexden Guesthouse is spacious and has a seating area equipped with a satellite TV. The en suite bathrooms are fitted with a bath and a shower, and bathrobes and slippers are provided for your comfort. A full English breakfast is available at Lexden Guesthouse. Liberty midlands mall is 3 km from the property, while the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal is 7 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available on-site

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Pietermaritzburg
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Warren
    South Africa South Africa
    Everything was top class! They have inverters / solar for load shedding. Very comfortable, spacious rooms with microwave and fridge. Great location close to the highway and a mini mall with great restaurants and shops
  • Roger
    South Africa South Africa
    Very good varied breakfast served on time by friendly staff. Room was spacious with a well stocked kitchenette.
  • Mandy
    South Africa South Africa
    Exquisite guesthouse in beautiful surroundings. Absolutely luxurious!
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Host Information

Company review score: 9.5Based on 119 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property information

Lexden is a unique property, in extent 5500 square metres with panoramic views of Pietermaritzburg. Situated 3km from the City Hall, Lexden is conveniently situated to the shopping, business and restaurant hub and the N3 (National Motorway). The spacious stylishly appointed rooms and apartments offer outstanding comfort and decor, luxury facilities, peace and tranquility.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of Lexden Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Key access
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Tile/marble floor
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • English
    • Zulu

    House rules

    Lexden Guesthouse takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 14:00 to 20:00


    From 04:00 to 11:00



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

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    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

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Lexden Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please note that guests arriving after 20:00, on the day of arrival, may be subject to a late checkin fee. Lexden cannot accommodate guests arriving after 22:00.

    Please inform Lexden Guesthouse in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

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

    This property is located in a residential area and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.

    FAQs about Lexden Guesthouse

    • Room options at Lexden Guesthouse include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Apartment

    • Lexden Guesthouse is 1.6 miles from the centre of Pietermaritzburg. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Guests staying at Lexden Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish

    • Check-in at Lexden Guesthouse is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Lexden Guesthouse offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Golf course (within 3 km)

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