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Hotel Description

Family-friendly upscale B&B with 20 restaurants

In Pietermaritzburg

Within 3 miles (5 km) of this Pietermaritzburg B&B, you'll find Scottsville Racecourse and Golden Horse Casino. Also, Comrades Marathon House is within 3 miles (5 km) and Pietermaritzburg Oval is within 6 miles (10 km).

Multiple dining options

This smoke-free bed & breakfast features 20 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and an outdoor pool. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and a playground, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Enjoy a meal in one of the 20 coffee shops/cafés and perks like free English breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 11 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include room service, premium bedding, and coffee/tea makers. Weekly housekeeping is available.

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About the Matt's Rest B&B and Self Catering

Location 11 Dennis Road, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal 3201

Property Features

Matt's Rest B&B and Self Catering offers its guests an outdoor pool and a children's pool. There are 20 restaurants and 20 coffee shops/cafés, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free manager's reception. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. There's an onsite business center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the luxury Matt's Rest B&B and Self Catering. An airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Pietermaritzburg bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 11 guestrooms or units
  • 20 dining venues
  • 20 coffee shops
  • Built in 2011
  • English breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Deli
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking


  • Airport: Pietermaritzburg (PZB) (5.7 km / 3.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Matt's Rest B&B and Self Catering offers 11 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Pietermaritzburg bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe (surcharge)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free English breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9 AM. The bed & breakfast hosts a free manager's reception on select days.

Matt's Rest B&B and Self Catering has 20 restaurants on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Matt's Rest B&B and Self Catering


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: ZAR 50 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 550.00 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 250.00 (from 5 to 18 years old)
  • Early check-in fee: ZAR 150.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: ZAR 150.00 (subject to availability)
  • In-room safe fee: ZAR 250.00 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Matt's Rest B&B and Self Catering offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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