AppleBee Guest Cottage

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  • 5 Hare Street, Grahamstown, South Africa
  • Longitude: 26.512376
  • Latitude: -33.308108
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Accommodation Offered

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Self Catering


  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Xhosa

Payment Options

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

Business Hours

  • Owner is on site and available to accept bookings.

    Check-in is from 14h00 and check-out is by 10h00 (earlier check-ins/late check-outs negotiable by prior arrangement). 

    Open to accept guests from 07:00 till 21:30 daily.


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  • Rates quoted are on a per person sharing basis and are subject to change without notice.

    Single from R520.00 p/d

    Double from R450.00 p/p/d

    Extra guest on single beds R350.00 p/p/d

    Breakfast R90.00 p/p/d

Rates Disclaimer

  • 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 AppleBee Guest Cottage

AppleBee host, Jeannine, invites you to enjoy a tranquil stay in her spacious guest cottages.

Clean, fresh country decor give AppleBee Cottages in Grahamstown Makhanda their unique warmth and charm. They are situated just far enough from the main road to exclude traffic noise. They have a private garden/patio area with seating and also access to the larger beautifully treed garden and bird-life.

AppleBee Guest Cottage I has its own private garden.  The accommodation offers a separate main bedroom with a Queen bed and a newly built 2nd bedroom with twin beds or a king bed.  There is a full bathroom with shower and bath.  There is a three quarter sleeper couch in the lounge and it is set up for self-catering with everything required, including a table to work at, gas/electric stove, full size fridge/freezer, microwave, heater, etc.

AppleBee Guest Cottage II is bright and airy, has a carpeted queen-size bedroom with aircon and bathroom with shower.  It is semi-self-catering with a well-equipped kitchenette with full fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, etc. dining area and comfy lounge seating with a single bed.

AppleBee Annex newly renovated budget accommodation. It is a room in the main house with a private entrance.  You may hear some house noise.   It has a single bed in the room with a wet-room en-suite bathroom.  Full DSTV, is set up for semi-self-catering with a desk, couple of chairs, Wi-Fi, microwave, toaster, kettle, bar fridge, electric blanket, fan and heater, hairdryer, etc.  

We provide teas, filter coffee, milk, rusks, a choice of 3 cereals and a complimentary fruit bowl.  If you prefer, we can supply a healthy continental breakfast of fruit/yoghurt/muesli cups drizzled with honey, cereals, juice, cappuccino/latte/Americano, croissant/breads, cheese and preserves or a lovely hot breakfast in the cottage on request.

Guests are welcome to use the swimming pool and a Weber braai is available for use in your garden area. DSTV on flat screen TVs.  Complimentary Wi-Fi internet is available.  Serviced daily.  Electric blankets available for the chilly months.  Secure off-street parking with remote access is provided. AppleBee is conveniently situated 80m from St Andrew's Prep, 700m from St Andrew's College, DSG & NELM and 1.2km from Rhodes University and the CBD and an easy 5 minute drive to Kingswood Colege.


  • Serviced daily
  • Secure off-street parking
  • Linked alarm system with panic button
  • Fully equipped kitchenette
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Gas/electric stove (in AppleBee I)
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Breakfast on request
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • Private garden
  • Braai facilities
  • Safe
  • Laundry on request
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Fans and heaters
  • Swimming pool
  • DSTV
  • Electric blankets
  • Air con in AppleBee II

Room / Unit Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Electric Blanket(s)
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Fan In Room
  • Hair Dryer In Room
  • Heater In Room
  • Kitchen (fully Equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi Equipped)
  • No Smoking In Rooms
  • Safe In Room
  • Tea And Coffee In Room
  • TV - DSTV
  • Wifi - Free

On Site Features

  • Braai / Barbeque Area
  • Breakfast : Continental
  • Breakfast : Full English
  • Child Friendly (all Ages)
  • Childcare / Babysitting Service
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Ice In Summer
  • Iron / Trouser Press Available
  • Laundry Service Available
  • Parking (off Street)
  • Parking (secure)
  • Pet Friendly (by Arrangement)
  • Security (alarm System)
  • Smoking (in Demarcated Areas)
  • Smoking (non Indoors)
  • Swimming Pool

Map and Directions to AppleBee Guest Cottage

GPS: 33° 18' 29.19" S /  26° 30' 44.55" E

Directions from the N2 to Grahamstown Makhanda

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 St Andrew’s College.  At the traffic circle bear left and proceed up Cradock Road.  Take the fourth road left into Hare Street and AppleBee Guest Cottage is No 5, the third house on the left.  Please ring the bell at the pedestrian entrance.

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