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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly country house with 2 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools

Location

Located in the historical district, this family-friendly country house is within 12 mi (20 km) of Nelson Mandela Capture Site Monument, Howick Museum, and Howick Public Falls. Gowrie Farm Golf Course and Karkloof Farmer's Market are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Property Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this country house has 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, 2 bars/lounges, a coffee shop/café, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 32 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and Tempur-Pedic beds. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include free minibar items, balconies, and plasma TVs.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Granny Mouse Country House & Spa features 2 outdoor swimming pools and a seasonal outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the country house's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of country house's 2 bars/lounges. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

4 meeting rooms are available. This family-friendly country house also offers spa services, a terrace, and a garden. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Granny Mouse Country House & Spa has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 32 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference center 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1986 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 12 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Fireplace 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

The Eaves - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Granny Mouse - Overlooking the pool and garden, this bistro serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a seasonal outdoor pool.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 

Spa Services

Granny Mouse Spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 600 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 1200 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 600 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Granny Mouse Country House Hotel Balgowan
  • Granny Mouse Country House South Africa/Balgowan
  • Granny Mouse Balgowan
  • Granny Mouse Country House Spa
  • Granny Mouse
  • Granny Mouse Country
  • Granny Mouse Country Balgowan
  • Granny Mouse Country House
  • Granny Mouse Country House Balgowan

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the country house prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

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


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