Historic Guest House in Central George

Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by Nelleke

12 guests, 6 bedrooms, 7 beds, 6 baths
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Welcome to Whispering Oaks Guest House. We look forward to making your stay here a memorable one. With attention to the small design details we pride ourselves in a personalised service. We trust you will have a very comfortable stay in the Garden Route.

Whispering Oaks Management Team

The space
Nelleke and Michael Elston, have recently taken ownership of this long-established guest house situated in the beautiful Caledon Street, centrally located in George. They have introduced a revitalising contemporary influence, without compromising the home's historic character. There is a large garden and pool area to enjoy on summer days as well as cosy corners and comfortable seating in all the rooms.
​Bedrooms are all en-suite, have flat- screen televisions, DSTV, good quality mattresses and white percale linen. Coffee/tea making facilities and bar fridges are available in all the rooms. With eight rooms there is something to suit everyone's needs. Three luxury rooms are situated in the historic house and the other rooms have private entrances from a courtyard or situated in the annex behind the historic building. Two studio self-catering units are equipped with induction stove, fridge and small kitchenette perfect for longer stays.
The guest house also offers free WIFI, a large outdoor swimming pool and secure, off-street parking.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wi-Fi
Free parking on premises
Pool
TV
Air conditioning
Hair dryer
Dedicated workspace
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

George, Western Cape, South Africa

Guests are within walking distance to many good restaurants and coffee shops in the centre of town, the George Botanical Gardens, as well as the George Museum.

Hosted by Nelleke

  1. Joined in February 2013
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About the Owners Michael, a civil engineer and project manager with a passion for woodwork and renovations and his wife Nelleke, a chef and food stylist have combined their talents to create a unique space that showcases a perfect combination of contemporary and traditional decor. They have always had a dream to start a guest house in the Garden Route after living in Cape Town for twelve years and wanting a simpler life where they could partner in serving others and offering a unique personalised service to their guests. About Whispering Oaks Whispering Oaks has a long history as it was established as a guest house in 2003. Restoration and redecorating is a on-going process, we aim to appeal to young professional business people, golfers and holiday-makers. The guest house is situated within 10km from various golf courses, including the well-known Fancourt and George Golf Course. Situated in the beautiful Caledon Street, with its wide sidewalks lined with oaks, it is the ideal location for a family holiday or business trip as it is within walking distance from the centre of town. All eight Whispering Oaks bedrooms are en-suite, have flat screen televisions, DSTV, good quality mattresses and white percale linen. Guests are within walking distance to many good restaurants, the Botanical Gardens, the George Museum and only a few minute’s drive to two beautiful beaches, Victoria Bay and Wilderness beach.
About the Owners Michael, a civil engineer and project manager with a passion for woodwork and renovations and his wife Nelleke, a chef and food stylist have combined their talents…

During your stay

Either our manager or the guest house owner herself, will welcome guests.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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House rules

Check-in: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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No smoke alarm
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide detector not required Show more

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