From R345 PPS

Thornleys Guest House

From R345 PPS



Thornleys is an upmarket guest house in Eshowe. With only 5 en-suite bedrooms it offers private accommodation with delicious breakfasts.Please note that we offer a "Thornleys Breakfast".Dinner can be arranged on request (no packed lunches). It should also be noted that we do not offer breakfast on week-ends. House facilities include a pool, lovely indigenous Gardens, braai facilities and a private pub. Thornleys has free wireless internet and dstv.

A typical spacious Zululand Homestead complete with high ceilings and wooden floors. Thornleys is located on one acre of land and stretches onto the magnificent indigenous Dlinza forest.

Thornleys has 5 rooms.
3 en-suite rooms with king sized beds.
1 Large en-suite "family room" with a king sized bed and 2 single beds.
These rooms have a flat screen TV with dstv and free Internet Wi-Fi.
Tea and Coffee available in rooms.

Thornleys has a "traveller's room", this room is for the budget orientated traveller.
It is en-suite with 4 single beds and is significantly cheaper.
There is no DSTV in the "Traveller's room".

Guests are encouraged to make use of the house facilities which include a peaceful lounge to relax with a good book, a private pub and also a swimming pool. A Large garden and verandahs ensure guests will always find privacy should they require it.

Eshowe is located on the North coast of KZN. About an hour to the north of Ballito and an hour and 15 minutes from Durban international airport. The oldest town in Zululand, Eshowe has an enviable history, both Zulu and British Colonial. 500 metres above sea-level Eshowe has arguably the best weather in Zululand. 25 kms from the coast Eshowe manages to escape the oppressive heat and humidity experienced by the coastal Zululand towns.

Eshowe is an ideal week-end getaway destination for the city dweller who wants some genuine country serenity. History, Zulu culture, sport, fishing, wildlife and birding, Eshowe has it all ... The oldest town in Zululand, Eshowe boasts the Fort Nongqayi museum village which dates from 1883. This lovely fort has been converted to a museum village and gives one a fascinating insight into the rich history of the area. For the golf enthusiasts, Eshowe Hills golf course is a magnificent 18 hole course which at 104 years old is the oldest in Zululand! Eshowe Hills golf course is a 10 minute drive from Thornleys B & B, golf clubs are available for hire. Eshowe is also birders paradise! Centrally placed on the world renowned Zululand Birding Route, which boasts over 600 species! Eshowe has a wealth of birding hotspots.... Located in the town and a 10 minute drive from Thornley's is the Dlinza Forest Aerial Boardwalk. Local Bird Guides can be arranged on request. Lake Phobane is recognised as one of South Africa's top bass dams and is a 20 minute drive from Eshowe. The Indian Ocean is a 30 minute drive from Eshowe, should a visitor want to go for a swim in the sea or else do some salt water fishing. Eshowe is the perfect base camp from which to travel and experience the real Zululand.


Room Facilities

On Site Facilities

  • Bar
  • Pool

Local Facilities

  • Fishing
  • Golf Course




  • Booking Reliability
  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Average Response Time: 12 hours
  • This establishment does not have credit card facilities.

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17 Mansel Terrace , Eshowe , 3815

Map Thornleys Guest House in Eshowe  Zululand  KwaZulu Natal  South Africa
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