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About Bancroft B&B

Bancroft B&B is situated in Hilton, in the forested, evergreen hills above Pietermaritzburg, the capital of Kwazulu-Natal. Offering three extremely comfortable, luxury B and B suites, with DStvs commercial bouquet, a hospitality fridge, tea and coffee-making facilities, fans, heaters and free Wi-Fi.

The Family suite has two bedrooms, the master bedroom with a king-size bed and the other with twin beds. Sleeping up to four people. The Double Suite has twin beds or a king-size whichever is preferred, sleeping up to two people. The Upstairs Double Suite has a queen-size bed, sleeping two people.

We serve a hearty English breakfast or a health breakfast and endeavour to cater for special needs and preferences. Vegetarians and Vegans welcomed. Juicing available at additional cost and dinners on request.

Bancroft B&B is close to private schools like St. Annes and Hilton College, Cowan House, and also Cedara Agricultural College. Five minutes to the soon to be opened Hilton Hospital, 10 minutes from the City Centre and at the start of the Midlands Meander. We are conveniently situated near all the main routes, and being on the R103, we are very easy to find, Oribi Airport is 15 km away, Durban is about an hour’s drive and the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains are 1.5 hours away.

Not to be missed is The Royal Agricultural Show grounds are just 5 minutes’ drive away. Bancroft is on the doorstep of Worlds View which is a riding hotspot for Down Hill and Off Road Bikers and the surrounding country side offers some of the most wonderful Off Road Dirt Bike terrain you can find anywhere.


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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  • The Double Suite The Double Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The Double Suite has one bedroom with twin beds or king-siize bed which ever is preferred. The en-suite bathroom has a... see more
    • Adults
      • The Family Suite The Family Suite Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B Family Suite has 2 bedrooms, the Master Bedroom with a king-size bed and the other with twin beds, both share an en-suit... see more Features:  King beds, M-Net, DStv, Bath only, En-suite, Single beds see more King beds, M-Net, DStv, Bath only, En-suite, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
        • Adults
          • Upstairs Double Suite Upstairs Double Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The Upstairs Double Suite has one bedroom, with a queen size bed. This suite has a lovely big en-suite bathroom which... see more Features:  Queen beds, DStv, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities see more Queen beds, DStv, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Hair Dryer
            • Adults

              Reviews for Bancroft B&B

              18 guest reviews Reviews of

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              Anita Ruscoe
              29 November 2021

              I would recommend this b&b to everyoneEstablishments response: Dear Anita,Many many thanks for such a wonderful review! It was really so nice to have you stay. What a bit of fun we had at breakfast time!Hope to see you again soon.Kindest regards Tina Wagener

              Richard Head
              15 November 2020

              All good. Highly attentive and friendly staff and management. Tina was great Highly recommended.

              Enid Meaker
              02 June 2019

              Enjoyed everything during my stay.

              Anusha Sewsunker
              23 July 2018

              Loved everything about it. The host was exceptional

              24 January 2016

              Tina is a kind and helpful hostess who really tries to look after you and make you feel at home. The garden is delightful and so are the dogs. Breakfast is excellent, just whatever you would like.

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              Bancroft B&B is 3.2km from the centre of Hilton , the nearest airport 89.3km (King Shaka International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling