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Located in the city of George, this guest house offers guests quiet and comfortable accommodation in the heart of the Garden Route.

Just a short walk from the city centre, Whispering Oaks Guest House is a great base from which to explore the regions many attractions. Start the day with a swim in the outdoor pool. Afterwards, you can soak up the sun on the balcony overlooking the garden.

Each of the guest rooms is individually furnished, underlining the Whispering Oak’s relaxed atmosphere. Watch TV in the comfort of your room or check your emails via free wireless internet. Should you have special wishes, the attentive staff is at your service 24 hours per day.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Whispering Oaks Guest House has been welcoming guests since 27 Dec 2008.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet, Breakfast to go

Free private parking available on-site


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Hosted by Nelleke Elston

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Nelleke Elston
Your hosts, Nelleke and Michael Elston have recently taken ownership of this long-established guest house situated in Caledon Street, centrally located in George. They have introduced a revitalising contemporary influence, without compromising the home's historic character. Bedrooms are all en-suite, have flat- screen televisions, DSTV, queen-sized beds with good quality mattresses and white percale linen. Coffee/tea making facilities and bar fridges are available in all the rooms. Two studio self-catering units are equipped with induction stove, fridge and small kitchenette. Guests are within walking distance to many good restaurants and coffee shops in the centre of town, the George Botanical Gardens, as well as the George Museum. The guest house also offers free WIFI, a swimming pool and secure, off-street parking. Whispering Oaks is a short 8km drive to Victoria Bay beach and within 10km to various golf courses, including the well-known George Golf Course and Fancourt golf courses.
Michael, a civil engineer with a passion for woodwork and people and his wife Nelleke, a chef and food stylist have combined their talents to create a unique space that showcases a perfect combination of contemporary and traditional decor.
Situated in Caledon Street, centrally located in George, all the Whispering Oaks bedrooms are en-suite, have flat screen televisions, DSTV, queen sized beds with good quality mattresses and white percale linen. Guests are within walking distance to many good restaurants, the Botanical Gardens and only a few minute’s drive to the beachfront in Victoria Bay.
Languages spoken: Afrikaans,English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • George Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Oakhurst George Arts Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Garden Route Botanical Gardens
    0.4 miles
  • Mediclinic George
    0.4 miles
  • Fairview Business Park
    0.9 miles
  • Outeniqua Transport Museum
    1 miles
  • George Golf Club
    1.3 miles
  • Cape Palette Art & Picture Framing
    1.6 miles
  • Kingswood Golf Estate
    2 miles
  • Garden Route Dam
    3.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/bar Primi Piati
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant La Capannina
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Fat Fish
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/bar Meade Cafe
    1.2 miles
  • Restaurant 101 Meade Street
    1.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Outeniqua Pass
    3.3 miles
  • Garden Route Mall
    3.3 miles
  • Witfontein Nature Reserve
    4.5 miles
  • Milkwood Village Shopping Centre
    7.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Garden Route Botanical Garden
    0.4 miles
  • River Katrivier Local Authority Nature Reserve
    1.2 miles
  • Mountain Outeniqua Transport Museum
    1.4 miles
  • Sea/ocean Victoria Bay
    6.8 miles
  • Sea/ocean Wilderness
    8.7 miles
  • Mountain Outeniqua Mountains
    9.3 miles
  • Lake Island Lake
    12.4 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Victoria Bay Beach
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • George Airport
    5.9 miles
  • Plettenberg Bay Airport
    50.6 miles
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Facilities of Whispering Oaks Guest House
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Microwave
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Strollers
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fence around pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
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House rules Whispering Oaks Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 18:30

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


07:30 - 10:00


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.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

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


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 20:00 and 08:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Whispering Oaks Guest House 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.

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.

If you require an invoice when booking a prepaid rate, please write this request and your company details in the Ask a question box.

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.

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

FAQs about Whispering Oaks Guest House

  • Check-in at Whispering Oaks Guest House is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at Whispering Oaks Guest House include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin

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

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

  • Guests staying at Whispering Oaks Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet
    • Breakfast to go

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

    • Car 15min

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

    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • Whispering Oaks Guest House is 0.8 miles from the centre of George.