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    Welcome to the Howick Falls Retirement Hotel

    Let us provide you with high quality rooms and services

    Welcome the HOWICK FALLS RETIREMENT HOTEL which is in the fascinating South African and KwaZulu-Natal Midlands town of Howick. Built in 1872, the Howick Falls Hotel has a very proud history and can count such famous historic icons as Henry Morton Stanley, Mark Twain, Paul Kruger and Cecil John Rhodes amongst its past guests.

    Howick Falls Retirement Hotel is located at the start of the Midlands Meander in the historic town of Howick in KwaZulu Natal. Its 17th century façade exudes charm and character. Our rooms are decorated in warm colorful fabrics and rich wooden framing. The bathrooms are sleek, contemporary and boast the finest finishes. All rooms are fitted with individual air conditioners, and flatron televisions which are programmed to receive 12 channels.

    Howick is in the heart of the uMngeni Municipal region and hub of the Midlands. It is known as the place of many waterfalls for it is here that the uMngeni River and its tributaries tumble down gorges and over precipices on a journey to the Indian Ocean, some 95 km to the east. Some of the key villages found in the vicinity of Howick are Karkloof, Merrivale and Lion's River. Situated within 60 minutes of Durban and just 20 minutes from Pietermaritzburg, our location and services are ideal for both the business visitor, or holiday maker wanting to view the local attractions, or just idle away some private time.

    For the convenience of our guests, there is easy access from the hotel to all major banks, shops, restaurants, and local industry. The hotel is within easy access to many of the most popular attractions in KZN, including The Midlands Meander, Karkloof Canopy Tours, Midmar Dam, and WESSA (Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa).

    Our private rooms are designed to allow you to live independently within a community setting. A key element of our service is the on-site Manager who is there to ensure day to day life at the Retirement Hotel runs smoothly. They are also there to help by organising any queries, complaints and just general assistance in your daily needs, allowing you to spend more time doing things that you enjoy.

    The benefits of living on the property include:
    The privacy and security of your own room – you can come and go as you please
    A dedicated Retirement Hotel Manager
    A 24 hour emergency alarm
    An impressive range of communal facilities

    Life at Howick Falls Retirement Hotel – Communal Living
    You'll enjoy the privacy of your own self-contained Room, which includes a private bathroom and a balcony. You will have full access to a range of communal facilities which includes a residents’ lounge, a kitchen and a laundry.

    There are 2 guest rooms available for family and friends who are in need of accommodation. These rooms are available at very competitive rate of R750pppn bed only. 

    Our Retirement Hotel Managers – day and night
    A key element of our service is the on-site Manager who is there to ensure day to day life at the court runs smoothly. They are also there to help by organising any necessary repair work needed in the retirement hotel. Their duty is to ensure your comfort by liaising with contractors and allowing you to spend more time doing things that you enjoy.