Bothas Hill Accommodation

Botha's Hill is a settlement on the western outskirts of Durban, the largest city in KwaZulu Natal. It is located inland, beyond the satellite towns of Hillcrest, Kloof and Pinetown.

The area is picturesque to say the least and the vantage point offered by the hill makes up for its distance from the main city. It looks out over the rolling hills of the KwaZulu Natal countryside, with the most notable view being that of the Valley of 100 Hills, often touted as KwaZulu Natal's best-kept secret. In the valley, the Umgeni and Umsunduzi Rivers meet. It is rich with gorges, forests, the rivers and hills. The area also makes up a section of the annual Duzi Canoe Marathon.

The Duzi Canoe Marathon isn't the only sporting event which takes place near Botha's Hill. One of the toughest sections ofthe Comrades Marathon, a 90 kilometre ultra-marathon run between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, is located near Botha's Hill. This is thanks to the 500 metre change in altitude over 22 kilometres.

The area was named after Cornelius Botha, a man who opened an overnight inn in the1840's for wagon travellers journeying from Durban. It was known as Botha's Halfway House.

In the area surrounding Botha's Hill there are about 6 different scenic driving routes, all well-marked, that take you on an adventure through quaint little villages and leafy towns. Break-off roads from the routes take one through the Krantzkloof Gorge and around the Inanda Dam.

One of the advantages of staying in Botha's Hill is undoubtedly the climate. Unlike the coast, which can be very sticky in the summer humidity, Botha's Hill is cooler but still a pleasant temperature for most of the year.

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Phezulu Safari Park

From R650* unit

Phezulu Safari Park is an exciting tourism venue, situated in Botha's Hill, only 35 km's from central Durban. This picturesque park has magnificent views of the world-famous Valley of a 1000 Hills. ... Read More

Lindisfarne B&B

From R1200* unit

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This Elegant Homestead situated on 2 acres of park like gardens, 40 km West of Durban, has become sought after by tourists and Corporates who want good hospitality, cleanliness, comfort, peace & quiet... Read More

Chantecler Hotel

From R600 pps

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Bordering the majestic Valley of a Thousand Hills, Bothas Hill, The Chantecler Hotel, with a history dating back to the 1940's, nestles in the heart of the lush Madwala Conservancy. Its country style... Read More

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Macnut Farm Country Lodge
0.8 km

From R450 pps

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Macnut Farm Wedding & Function Venue is an exclusive boutique guest lodge situated in the Assagay Valley. This beautiful lodge is nestled along the banks of the Umhlatuzana River and forms part of the... Read More

Shenindor B&B/Self Catering
0.9 km

From R400 pps

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Set on the crest of a hill, just outside Hillcrest, Shenindor is a lovely country B&B on 4 acres, with a breathtaking view across the Assagay Valley. A beautiful indigenous garden, with it's abundance... Read More

1.4 km

From R390 pps

Charming 2 bedroomed, fully contained self catering cottage set in park like gardens - very private. Close to all private schools in the area and within 10 minutes of 3 golf courses. Perfect for a r... Read More

Anvil Stud Cottages
2 km

From R350 pps

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Comfortable self catering cottages situated on a horse stud in the beautiful Alverston area Catering and bar facilities available on prior arrangement Easy Access to local attractions and equest... Read More

Kangelani Lodge
2.5 km

From R500 pps

Perched on the Alverstone hill with panoramic views of the Assagay Valley is an African style lodge set in log and stone offering serenity, relaxation and warm hospitality. An avenue of grand old tree... Read More

Assagay Country Guest House
2.8 km
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From R1400* unit

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Situated on 4 acres of gardens, Assagay Country Guest House offers you a serene equestrian country setting with outstanding views yet is situated close to all amenities.... Read More

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Chillifields B&B
3 km

From R490 pps

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On arrival at Chillifields the first thing that strikes you is the tranquility of the place, surrounded by lush green lawn and colorful flowers. It is nestled on a hillside on a 10-acre farm overlooki... Read More

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Bothas Hill Reviews

Bothas Hill
Gets extremely misty in the early evening, so you have to be back early
- Tebogo Mafema

Bothas Hill
We want to retire there. Friendly, calm and beautiful views. Everything we needed was almost on our doorstep. And Hillcrest has the rest
- Petra Penninkhoff

Bothas Hill
Busy. Nice Pub and Bunny Chow at Pot & Barrel
- Dawie Bredenkamp

Bothas Hill
Hillcreast a well maintained town with sufficient shops, take away facilities, restaurants and entertainment.
- Johan Scriven

Bothas Hill
Very nice and tranquil place.
- Thandeka Sibiya