Fever Tree Guesthouse is fully equipped to ensure its guests have no need to leave the comfort of the Guesthouse. We offer warm hospitality in the heart of Assagay/Alverstone, situated in one of the healthiest climates in the World. Our Guesthouse has evolved from a family home into a bush retreat for tourists and business travelers, all will find this a haven of relaxation and tranquility amongst the spectacular landscape.

When it comes to our accommodation, we are proud to say we offer something a little more special. Our guest rooms are spacious, clean, comfortable, and all en-suite.  Each room can accommodate two guests. Our rooms have air-conditioners with cold/heat settings, beds have electric blankets for winter, 100% fine cotton percale (200 thread count) linen, and thick hyper allergenic microfiber duvets and pillows.

Amenities include hairdryers and lock-up safes in each room. Our rooms feature various beds and can be setup according to your requirements (to be requested upon booking).

Unwind by relaxing around the pool, read a book in the main lounge in front of the fireplace or stroll through the gardens down to the stables, sit and watch a lesson overlooking the dressage arena.

Your hosts, Peta and Stevan are waiting to welcome you to your home away from home.


  • Walking distance to the Alverstone Conservancy with Impala, Wildebeest, Zebra & Hartebeest

  • Valley of a Thousand Hills

  • Phezulu Safari Park

  • Shongweni Farmers Market


“Very impressive, well run guesthouse with a very friendly host. The rooms are comfortable and well equipped. The breakfast was also very good. Very good value for money.”

“They were very accommodating and catered to my specific needs. Even offered a cot bed for my 3 month old baby at no additional cost. Will definitely be using them again for my upcoming trips.”

“Extremely well run guest house, one of the best we have ever stayed in.”

Hospitality superb and memorable stay at Fever Tree. We found a home away from home for my Company’s business trips. I can recommend this stay for anyone who travels to the Cato Ridge and Hillcrest area. This location is six kilometres away from all amenities.

“I stayed one evening at Fever Tree Guesthouse. The rooms where very comfortable and clean. The service was excellent and the breakfast was great. I can recommend the Guesthouse to anybody and I will stay there again in future.”

“Great value for money; stunning rooms and great service. Friendly and helpful staff, homely feel and everything you need for either personal or business trip. Quite surrounds and overall great experience.”


Fever Tree Guesthouse is conveniently situated with easy access to the M13 and N3 freeways.

We are only 20 minutes from Durban, 30 minutes from Pietermaritzburg and within 5 minutes from Central Hillcrest which offers various amenities and highly recommended restaurants.

For Reservations, please contact us at reservations@fevertreeguesthouse.com or call us at 064 625 5263.

Being a family-run establishment, with its own feline residents Charlie & Patches who can be found sunning themselves on the veranda daily, as well as our family of friendly dogs. They are not allowed in the guest’s bedrooms and are always up for a loving pat. Should this be a problem we are happy to refer you to a pet-free Guesthouse nearby.

Please keep the above in mind when booking!