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Wensleydale Guest Lodge

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36-inch plasma TV with satellite channels, TV
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Wensleydale Guest Lodge

Wensleydale Guest Lodge

4.0 star property
Pietermaritzburg upscale guesthouse with outdoor pool

8,2/10 Very good

32 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge area
The price is R650
Price available on 2022/11/27
236 Woodhouse Road, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, 3201

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About this area

Getting around

  • Pietermaritzburg (PZB) - 16 min drive
  • King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 65 min drive


  • Southern Sun Pietermaritzburg - 5 min drive
  • Golden Dragon - 6 min drive
  • Tandoor - 6 min drive
  • El Sombrero Spur Steak Ranch - 6 min drive
  • Nando's Scottsville - 6 min drive

About this property

Wensleydale Guest Lodge

A great choice for a stay in Pietermaritzburg, Wensleydale Guest Lodge is just 4 mi (6.4 km) from the airport. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences at this upscale guest house include refrigerators and microwaves.


Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 8 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 4:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets stay free
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • No alcohol served onsite

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 6:30 AM–8:00 AM
  • Barbecue grills


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool


  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Afrikaans
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 36-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Portable fan
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished patio
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 125 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 150 (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property does not have elevators.

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Breakfast is served at Ascot, a sister property just 7 kilometers away from the property.

Also known as

Wensleydale Guest Lodge Pietermaritzburg
Wensleydale Guest Pietermaritzburg
Wensleydale Guest
Wensleydale Pietermaritzburg
Wensleydale Guest Lodge Guesthouse
Wensleydale Guest Lodge Pietermaritzburg
Wensleydale Guest Lodge Guesthouse Pietermaritzburg

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Wensleydale Guest Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Wensleydale Guest Lodge?
As of 26 November 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Wensleydale Guest Lodge on 27 November 2022 start from R650, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is there a pool at Wensleydale Guest Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Wensleydale Guest Lodge?
Yes, pets stay free.
Is parking offered on site at Wensleydale Guest Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Wensleydale Guest Lodge?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of ZAR 150 (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Wensleydale Guest Lodge?
No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but Golden Horse Casino (6-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Wensleydale Guest Lodge and nearby?
Wensleydale Guest Lodge has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Wensleydale Guest Lodge?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Tandoor (2 mi), Coconut Grove (2.5 mi), and Willowton Palace (2.6 mi).
Does Wensleydale Guest Lodge have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Wensleydale Guest Lodge have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a toaster, a refrigerator, and a microwave.
Does Wensleydale Guest Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished patio.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



6/10 Good

Geoff, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Like Natural environment Dislike None
Idowu, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good place and very quiet
Christian sihlesenkosi, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Sanele, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

comfortable but Noisy location with trucks etc
sae, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Bongi, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Great service and customer satisfaction
they were able to upgrade me to a honeymoon suite on very short notice, really appretiated that,service was great. They just now need to solve the issue of aircon in the room
Mqondisi, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Dayalan Nadasen, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Michael, 3-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

the worst was the dogs barking, we live next to N2 highway in amanzimtoti, but that barking of the dogs are just too much, we love dogs and know there is nothing you can do but we had the TV plaiyg music all night and still had no sleep. beautiful place, loved everything else, but will come again when I come with friends and don't plan to sleep lol
Lizel, 1-night trip with friends
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