Bancroft Bed and Breakfast

247 Old Howick Road, Hilton, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal


Bancroft B&B is in Hilton, in the forested, evergreen hills above Pietermaritzburg, the capital of Kwazulu-Natal.

Offering 2 extremely comfortable, well appointed, luxury B&B suites, they can accommodate 6 people in a homely environment with a loved garden.

The Family Suite has 2 bedrooms, the Master Bedroom with a King size bed and the other with twin beds, both share an en-suite bathroom which has a bath with a hand shower, basin and toilet. This spacious Suite is cool and can accommodate 4 persons, and looks out to the gardens at the front and the back of the house.

The Double Suite has one bedroom with twin beds, and the en-suite bathroom has a lovely large shower, toilet and basin. Facing the morning sunrise this suite has a pretty garden outlook.

Both suites have DSTV, wireless internet, a hairdryer, a hospitality fridge, fans and a heater and tea and coffee facilities. The Family Suite has a microwave.

A hearty breakfast is the highlight of the day! Bancroft B&B serve fresh fruit juice with a choice of 5 cereals or hot oats. A fruit, yogurt, honey and muesli platter then a full English breakfast with eggs, sausage, bacon, mushrooms and tomatoes, or any variation that takes your fancy!

Bancroft B&B is centrally situated and easily found on the R103, they are:

  • 2kms to Worlds View
  • 2kms to St Anne's
  • 4kms to Cowan House
  • 6kms to the Royal Agricultural Showgrounds
  • 9kms to Hilton College
  • 10kms to Pietermaritzburg City Centre
  • 10kms Howick
  • 15kms to Midmar
  • 85kms to Durban
Being one of the most beautiful places in South Africa, Hilton looks down from the hills onto the City of Pietermaritzburg. The forests and hills attract many sports like running, cycling - mountain biking and downhill, hiking, off road motorbiking and horse riding. Bancroft B&B is on the doorstep of World's View which is also a recently named world biking hotspot.