1 on Ross

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  • 1 Ross Street, Grahamstown, South Africa
  • Longitude: 26.523501
  • Latitude: -33.300652
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Accommodation Offered

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Self Catering


  • English

Payment Options

  • Bank Deposit (EFT)
  • Cash on Arrival
  • Mastercard
  • Paypal
  • Visa

Business Hours

  • 7am to 9:30pm


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  • Single Unit from R625 p/d

    Cottages from R495 p/p/d

    Breakfast from R110 p/p/d

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  • Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.

About 1 on Ross

1 on Ross consists of three cottages nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac just off Henry Road.  It has a beautiful garden which featured in the Gardens of Grahamstown show, pool and offers braai facilities.

The Cottage offers its own private garden.  It consists of a separate carpeted bedroom with queen bed and full bathroom.  There is a day bed which breaks into a single bed with a pull out bed beneath which also lifts up to a 2nd single bed, in the lounge area and it’s set up for semi-self-catering with a well-equipped kitchenette with fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, single induction plate with pots and pans, air fryer and an electric frying pan, etc.  Air con will keep you cool in summer plus heaters and electric blankets available.  The cottage has its own private garden at the back. 

The Single Unit offers fairly basic accommodation for a single person.  It has a single bed, table with chair and small kitchenette with bar fridge and microwave oven.  There is a bathroom with shower and separate toilet. It is adjacent to the larger cottage and suitable for an extra adult or child.

The Flatlet is up a short flight of stairs and consists of a separate carpeted bedroom with a king-size bed (or twin beds) and a separate full bathroom.  There is comfortable lounge seating which opens out into two double-sleeper couches. A well-equipped kitchenette with hob, oven, full fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, etc. offers a self-catering option. Air-conditioners in the lounge and bedroom, heaters and electric blankets are available.  

Teas, coffee, milk and a choice of cereals are provided.  Breakfast is available in the cottages on request.

Guests are welcome to use the swimming pool and braai facilities.  All units have DSTV on flat screen FHD TVs.  Complimentary Wi-Fi fibre internet is available.  Serviced daily.  Secure off-street parking with remote access is provided. Conveniently situated close to private schools (Kingswood College, St Andrew's College and DSG) and Rhodes University.

Room / Unit Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridge
  • Electric Blanket(s)
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heater
  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchenette (semi Equipped)
  • No Smoking In Rooms
  • Safe
  • Tea And Coffee
  • TV - DSTV
  • WiFi - Free
  • WiFi Hotspot

On Site Features

  • Braai / Barbeque Area
  • Breakfast : Continental
  • Breakfast : Full English
  • Child Friendly (all Ages)
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron / Trouser Press Available
  • Parking (off Street)
  • Parking (secure)
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Security (alarm System)
  • Smoking (in Demarcated Areas Only)
  • Swimming Pool

Map and Directions to 1 on Ross

Directions from the N2

Turn off the N2 below the 1820 Settlers Monument.  Proceed to the first set of traffic lights and turn left into Somerset Street.  Continue along Somerset Street past Rhodes University and at the 3rd four-way stop, turn right into African Street.  Continue past Pepper Grove Shopping Centre, the Spar and straight over the circle.  After the circle, 2nd left into Henry Street.  Continue up Henry Street, over Fitzroy Street and take the next right into Ross Street.  We are number one on the left hand side.  

Please ring the bell at the pedestrian gate or give us a call to gain entry.