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Lystrup, Denmark
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here 5 nights. It is a beautiful place, but I found our room very small - especially as the bathroom was huge. There are a lounge available for guests, and we did use it from time to time. We had to phone the host to get the come to the internet and also once, because the frontdoor was...

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Penny was such a gracious host!,staff were also very friendly,the rooms were clean and had everything we needed,nice clean pool.great view,nice quiet area with many restaurants within walking distance

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review & so happy you enjoyed our spot & the peace & quiet of it.We hope to see you back with us another time perhaps! Best wishes, Phillipa, Penny & the Gateside team

Fourways, South Africa
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A really beautiful place, providing a homely stay! We only spend one night there. The accommodation was clean & neat! We stayed in a room without a view, but the view outside was breathtaking! A big thank you to Penny for her friendly reception!

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review & look forward to seeing you with us should you be passing through again - hopefully you might be able to spend a bit longer to enjoy the view next time:) ! Kind regards Phillipa, Penny & the Gateside staff

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic accommodation. Excellent views. Easily accessible. Fantastic breakfast. Fantastic facilities. Close to the Midlands Meander. Close to Pietermaritsburg and Howick. Very well priced and fantastic hosts.

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much the Gows for your review & we look forward to seeing you back with us! Kind regards Phillipa, Penny & "the team"

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great place! We have been there twice now with kids and stayed in the 2 bedroom cottage. Great for kids and fantastically situated. Highly recommend! Breakfast 🍳 is fantastic 👍👍 Everything you need to save money and eat at home from the kitchen if you want. Easy access to town but oh so quiet and peaceful.

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Doug for your review & so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards Phillipa, Penny & staff at Gateside :)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Gateside provides a homely stay away from home for the business and leisure traveler. Safe secure of road parking, well appointed bedrooms and bathrooms, with stunning views. The health option breakfast is just what is needed to break away from the constant unhealthy fried bacon and egg choices. WiFI

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We spend 1 night there on the way to the coast. WE arrived late and struggle to get gates open as nobody replied to our rings. WE had to phone before finally we were let in. There was a bit of a problem with parking inside as we had a big car and parking space is rather small and guesthouse...

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Mtunzini, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We had a wonderful weekend at Gateside, meeting up with family from JHB. It was a celebration of my Dad turning 70 and also my father-in-law's birthday and my aunt's birthday as well! A special and delicious breakfast was arranged with no fuss. Champagne and strawberries dipped in chocolate! The rooms were all comfortable and clean and we had everything...

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Krista - I am so glad you were able to enjoy your family gathering for your Dad's Birthday with us & that the children felt at home:) - a very special occasion & we definitely hope we may see you back with us sometime! Best wishes Phillipa, Penny & staff

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

It was a bit of a struggle to find this guesthouse using GPS but once the staff explained the directions it is easy to get to. Very traditional quaint guesthouse in which I was given an upstairs room in the main building. All sorts of useful items in the room including iron and folding iron board, bath salts for the...

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Jenny - thank you so much for your review: it is always much appreciated feedback & we hope to see you back with us another time! Kind regards Phillipa & staff

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We spent the weekend at Gateside as our son was playing rugby against Maritzburg College. The hating was warm and welcoming. The accomodation was comfortable, clean and met all our needs. The view from our room (South Room) was lovely. The breakfast was excellent. We would stay there again.

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Shelley for your review and I am so glad you enjoyed your stay - it's a beautiful time of year to be in the Midlands:) We look forward to having you and your family back with us. Kind regards Phillipa

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in peaceful Hilton, with magnificent views.Ideal for business in Pietermaritzburg, visiting the Midlands Meander/stopovers enroute to the Drakensberg or the coast. B&B or Self-catering offered with 2 double rooms, 2 twin/king rooms, 1 x 3-sleeper with a daybed for a 4th person, 3 family units(2 x 4-sleepers & a 5-sleeper) having: Dstv, wi-fi, hospitality fridge, tea tray, heating,microwave, toaster,crockery & cutlery, electric blankets, fans, hairdryers, some fireplaces, some underfloor heating. Family units with lounge/dining/kitchenette areas. Facilities: internet,all credit cards, onsite parking, laundry service, pool, trampoline, BBQs, children welcome. TGCSA 3 star-graded.2 rooms are pet-friendly. Local shops & restaurants are within 1 to 2kms of us.Easy access from the N3 highway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateside Guesthouse

Address: 11 Quarry Road | Hilton, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Price Range: $63 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gateside Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms have good views as for a room in the main house.”
alanjohan2015, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the little patio in front and the view”
Danutam_12, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with roll top bath for a one off treat (bearing in mind water shortage)”
421JennyB, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“romantic, quiet, warm and friendly”
MaxKoen, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The South room is very spacious with a small extra bed - just ask the staff to stay quiet when they're preparing breakfast.”
TonyRL, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
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