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The Best B&B and Guest Houses in Grahamstown (Makhanda)

Looking to escape to the countryside for a few days of fresh air and fun? Grahamstown might just be the perfect place for you. Surrounded by beautiful landscape, unspoilt beaches and premier game reserves. Grahamstown offers luxury of the Big 5 view, rich history and warm hospitality. Grahamstown was officially renamed to Makhanda on 29 June 2018. To help you plan your next visit to the town, we have put together a list of the best bed and breakfasts, and guest houses in Makhanda.

We also recommend our guide to the best hotels in Sandton, South Africa.

The Milner

The Milner Best Guest Houses in Grahamstown
The Milner – Address: 12 Milner St, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa. ©

Recently built in 2017, The Milner guest house is offering accommodation in Grahamstown. A modern guest house with each room fitted with a flat-screen TV and satellite channels. While some rooms here will provide you with a kitchenette. Thomas Baines Nature Reserve is about 9 miles away from The Milner guest house. Pepper Grove Mall, and Observatory Museum Grahamstown are less than 10 minutes walk away from the accomodation.

7 Guesthouse

Spacious and elegantly designed suites in the heart of historic Grahamstown. Each suite is equipped with a luxury double bed, opens onto a covered patio looking out on the peaceful garden. The accommodation is only short distance away from the university, the nightlife of New Street and the historic High Street. Experience comfort and luxury of an upscale guest house.

Address: 7 Scotts Ave, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa

8A Grahamstown

The Best B&B and Guest Houses in Grahamstown (Makhanda)
© 8A Grahamstown Luxury Guest House

8A Grahamstown is strategically located near the city centre. Perfect for guests looking to discover life on the city. Each guest room comes with a fitted with a shower, the private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer. This luxurious guest house has a patio with lovely views onto Grahamtown’s skyline. Experience the city from an entirely new perspective!

Address: 8A St Aidans Ave, Grahamstown, 6140, South Africa

11 Worcester-on-Durban Guest House

11 Worcester-on-Durban Guest House Hill Best Bed and Breakfast in Grahamstown
Address: 11 Worcester St, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa. © 11 Worcester-on-Durban Guest House

11 Worcester-on-Durban Guest House is located directly opposite the Diocesan School for Girls, and less than a kilometer from Rhodes University and the Peppergrove Shopping Centre. A beautiful townhouse offering exceptional bed and breakfast and self-catering facilities. The accommodation consists of five distinctly different units each with their own personalities – the cottage, the stable room, the tack room, the blue room and mayfield.

Hill Street Manor

Hill Street Manor Best Bed and Breakfast in Grahamstown
Address: 49 Hill St, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa. © Hill Street Manor Guesthouse

Hill Street Manor offers 9 spacious en-suite rooms, each containing the comforts of A/C, wall heater, fan, desk, plasma TV with hotel-boutique DSTV. An exceptional well curated B&B, offering all the luxuries one would need. Hill Street Manor has been an elegant and sophisticated accommodation for both business travellers and holiday makers since 2009. Their honeymoon suite comes with a Jacuzzi and private courtyard.

Umzi Guest House

Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, Umzi Guest House is eager to meet your needs. Providing their guests feel at home services when they visit. Spacious bedrooms offer the choice of Queen, twin or double beds, with specious bathrooms.

Address: 1 William St, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa

Cornerstone Manor

Cornerstone Manor Best Bed and Breakfast in Grahamstown
Cornerstone Manor. Luxury Bed & Breakfast. © Francois Kapp

Cornerstone Manor Bed & Breakfast offers well priced luxury accommodation in Grahamstown. Their cosy guest house has everything a traveller will need whilst exploring Eastern Cape. The can expect excellent service and a typically South African experience.

Address: 1 Constitution St, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa


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