Greytown Accommodation

The little town of Greytown is situated in the heart of the KwaZulu Natal province. It is often considered the gateway settlement to many of KwaZulu Natal's popular tourism destinations such as the Midlands, the Drakensberg and the Battlefields. This is thanks to its close proximity to each of them. These attractions aside, there are plenty of activities to take part in, right on Greytown's doorstep.

The town lies in a very fertile region of the province and there are a number of different vegetation types in the surrounding areas. These include forest, thornveld, grasslands and dams, which provide varying landscapes to explore and are home to numerous varieties of birds and other animals. Lake Methley for example, is a scenic spot humming with birds. It is also a popular destination for water sport enthusiasts and those who enjoy fishing.

Hiking is a great activity in the area too, with the most-famous trail being the Blinkwater trail, a 100 kilometre network of paths, which include 4 overnight huts. This is just one of many options though.

Another thing to love about Greytown is its proximity to game reserves, the Mhlopeni Nature Reserve being one. Apart from being home to numerous fascinating species, including rare butterflies and a number of red data species (species considered highly endangered), there are a number of archaeological sites within the reserve too. One such site consists of a stone crucible used for smelting brass, which predates colonialism!

The Greytown Museum is also a good place to check out if you are interested in the area's history. It boasts displays covering Zulu culture, the famous Bambatha Rebellion, a blacksmith's forge and relics from the Anglo Boer War.

You will find all this and more in and around Greytown.

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Sunrise Guesthouse

From R330 pps

Sunrise Guest House is an affordable alternative situated in a quiet, secure residential area in Greytown. It consists of 5 self catering units, each sleeping 2 - 4 people. Your hosts are Mirjam and H... Read More

The Rawstornes

From R400 pps

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Set in a tranquil garden " Indawo Yoxolo" Place of Peace in Greytown in the Umvoti County The Rawstornes offers beautifully decorated exlusive accommodation each unit with its own private entrance. F... Read More

Additional Accommodation in the Area

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The Traveller's Rest
32.6 km

From R340 pps

The Traveller's Rest Guest House is situated halfway between Pietermaritzburg and Greytown. Built as early as 1855, this establishment whispers many tales of the past and has recently been lovingly re... Read More

37.9 km

From R170 pps

Shawswood has a variety of accommodation options on offer : - Stone Haven, a quaint self contained self-catering cottage with loft bedroom that sleeps two adults (and two kiddies on fold out chair be... Read More

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Wartburger Hof Hotel
40.1 km

From R650 pps

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Overlooking a pine forest and rolling sugar cane fields, the Wartburger Hof Hotel is situated in the Natal Midlands and within easy reach of Pietermaritzburg and Durban. Wartburg is a quaint hamlet th... Read More

Rockwood Lodges
42.9 km

From R430 pps

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Rockwood Lodges are situated in the picturesque town of Howick on the Midlands Meander. There are four units in this group, two of which are situated in the private Karkloof Nature Reserve, and two wh... Read More

Waterhoek Valley Cottages
47 km
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From R250 pps

Waterhoek Valley Cottages overlook the Mooi river on a bend with rapids and pools Awesome Valley views from the cottages 15km outside of Mooi River Town reasonable proximity to both Treverton and W... Read More

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Ukuthula Lodge
48.7 km

From R1500* unit

A mere 15 minute meander from Pietermaritzburg, Ukuthula Lodge stands true to its title. From isiZulu, Ukuthula translates to peace and calm and this 300 hectare game farm is definitely rest at its b... Read More

Baradinckals Lodge
49.2 km

From R3200* unit

Nestled within the scenic surroundings of the Emanzini Game Reserve, Baradinckals Bush Lodge offers a memorable bushveld getaway to guests. It is located just outside of Albert Falls and is an ideal c... Read More

Old Halliwell Country Inn
51.1 km

From R1660* unit

Think back in history to around 1837, 10 years after the slaying of Shaka, the founder of the Zulu nation by his half brother Dingane, now chieftain of the Zulus, the year in which Piet Retief and his... Read More

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Greytown Reviews

- Johan Bezuidenhout

Our visit to Greytown was a unique experience. The trip from Pietermaritzburg is very scenic. Our first impression was that we had come to a beautiful Midlands town, surrounded by fields and forests. Our host recommended the Country Club for supper, where we were soon chatting to the locals, who made us feel very welcome and at home. We learnt about the history of the town and the important role it played in the development of the area. We enjoyed a delicious lunch with friends at the local nursery restaurant, which has a magnificent view across the hills. We were very pleased that we had taken a detour from the usual highway to enjoy another beautiful part of our lovely country.
- Brian Hovelmeier