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                                                                                                                                     Welcome to our Bed & Breakfast in the tranquil town of Howick, KZN, hub of the Midlands Waterfall Country, 1 hour from Durban and 4.5 hours from Johannesburg, South Africa.

Situated 1.5 km on tar road from the N3 [Exit 99], the accommodation is in a beautiful country setting even though it is in the town. Relax in our quiet landscaped Bird and Japanese gardens. More details: Directions

For the weary traveller Sunbird Guest House offers good value with a high standard of quality and security.

Your hosts Nicky & Norman live in the garden cottage connected by intercom, keeping the personal touch. The Guest House is exclusively for you the guest.
After a long day’s travelling, rejuvenate, relax and experience the beneficial effects of a hydro massage in our private Superior Spa (small fee to cover costs), sunbathing nearby in our secluded getaway garden.

English breakfast or alternatives by prior arrangement is served in the outdoor garden gazebo. We have a courtesy fridge with soft drinks etc. Communal guests Microwave, cutlery & crockery. Many restaurants in the area including Scooters, KFC and Nando's who all deliver. Shopping centre with SPAR including TOPS bottle store, ATM's, Post office, Butcher, Scooters and Hair dresser etc. with in walking distance close by.

Accommodation Details :-  More Details see Pictures
For guests. DSTV in all rooms, off street parking with remote controlled access. Three separate sleeping areas: -

BARBET Wing :-
Barbet 1 Double Room                                                                                              Extra length King size bed with full en-suite. TV. Ceiling fan and wall heater. Tea & Coffee making facilities. Opens out onto Japanese Garden. 

ROBIN Wing:-                                                                                                        Robin1 Double Room                                                                                                Kingsize bed (converts into two singles), shower en-suite. TV. Ceiling fan and wall heater. Enclosed verandah. Tea & Coffee making facilities. Opens out onto Bird garden.

NB: Robin 1 and Robin 2 are separate but can be opened out into an excellent family unit. 

Robin 2 Twin Room
Twin beds, with fan and wall heater. TV. En-suite bathroom with shower over bath. Tea & Coffee making facilities. 

COTTAGE Unit :-                                                                                                      Self Catering Cottage [Breakfast optional on request.]
Self catering garden cottage looking onto a Japanese garden. A separate vehicle entrance with remote controlled access. One room has a Queen bed, the other Double bed. Bathroom with shower over bath, TV. lounge and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen.
This cottage has not been graded as yet but is of a high standard.  

 Malaria Free area ** ADSL Internet on site with certain wireless zones. 
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Travel Stop: Sunbird Guest house has ties with Mangrove Beach Estate on the South Coast 200km (2hrs) away and 100km from Durban for those who are interested.

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 NOTE; We are currently 4 Star Graded but we plan to be the Best 3 Star in 2013


Experience Nature

Howick Falls

Things to DO & SEE          Ideally located on our doorstep: Golf courses, etc. Midmar Dam considered one of SA best inland sailing and boat venues. Visit the Howick Falls & walk or drive the Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve where you can see some of  Africa's wildlife and splendour. Enjoy the award winning arts & craft Midlands Meander Route. 15 Minutes to Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu Natal, the city of character and contrasts. One hour to Durban or the Southern Drakensburg. (World Heritage Site).

History                             Established  in 1999 after our return from a 9 month backpacking trip around the world.        Hiking New Zealand        

For ALL Guests                  Off road parking behind remote controlled access. DSTV Hospitality bouquet, Radio clock, Safe on site, Fans, Heaters, Hair dryer in Bedrooms. Diner by prior arrangement. Braai facilities on site. This accommodation is suitable for  business, sight seeing & overnight travellers.                    Well placed near the centre of KZN & a good stop over on your way to or from the coast being just off the N3.