Set in the beautiful Creighton Valley, flanked by dairy farms, Smithfield Guesthouse offers guests home-away-from-home comfort and warm hospitality.

The home is surrounded by a tranquil garden on a working farm. Since opening in 1999, the Guesthouse has accommodated local and international travelers as well as enthusiastic twitchers from far and wide in search of a lifer or two.

From the kitchen, home-made dishes are lovingly prepared and shared at the long yellow-wood dining table. Meals are usually a communal affair. Breakfasts are often enjoyed out in the garden in summer.

The home-stead originally built in 1908 and since added to, has 4 double bedrooms (2 en-suite). There are a further 2 en-suite garden cottages and a fully equipped one bed-roomed annexe (self-catering and wheel chair friendly) with views overlooking the distant Umzimkulu river.

Guests are encouraged to relax and enjoy the garden, verandah, lounge and tv-rooms at their leisure.


A tastefully decorated self-catering cottage, that is 100% wheelchair friendly with everything you need for a tranquil getaway. The cottage boasts a breath-taking views from a spacious verandah. There is a wrought iron fire basket and a braai for evenings outside, braai wood on request Guests will enjoy daily servicing of the cottage, a shared pool area, access to an honesty bar, as well as delicious meals on request.

The Annex has one bedroom with twin beds and there is an open plan lounge/dining area with a well equipped kitchenette . A tea and coffee tray also provided. The lounge has a TV and there is a pull out queen bed on request in this area. The TV has a DSTV bouquet.

There is unlimited WiFi available.

The water is from our borehole and is safe to drink.

THE GARDEN ROOMS – Savannah and Summer Rooms

The Garden rooms are en suite. They have a private entrance, a TV (Bouquet) and a shared microwave and fridge on a small verandah. Guests will enjoy daily servicing of their rooms, plus a coffee and tea tray.

WIFI available.


A delightful country-style cottage with everything you need for a tranquil getaway, with private entrance.

Two bedrooms, one with three single beds and the other double bed. One bathroom with shower. Large dining / lounge area and fully equipped kitchen, private deck and garden, tasteful décor, heart-warming views.

Braai on request.


* All rates are subject to change without notice

Bed and breakfast
R790 p.p.p.n sharing, R810 p.p.p.n single

Dinner, bed and breakfast
R950 p.p.p.n sharing, R1100 p.p.p.n single


The Annex
R500 p.p.p.n sharing, R780 single

The Cottage
R450 p.p.p.n sharing, R780 single