Hotels in Hillcrest, South Africa

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Hillcrest overview

Hillcrest is a friendly locale unique for its gardens and shops. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and dining choices. Visitors can take a fun excursion to Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. Head to Phezulu Safari Park and Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park to make some memories. A business-friendly area, Hillcrest also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Hillcrest

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Hillcrest has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Hillcrest with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Hillcrest hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Hillcrest hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Hillcrest

Fly in to Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.), 22.2 mi (35.8 km) from downtown Hillcrest. Pietermaritzburg (PZB) is the next closest major airport, 24.6 mi (39.5 km) away.

What to see around Hillcrest

Known for its gardens, the area's attractions include:
  • • Durban Botanical Gardens
  • • Japanese Gardens
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Phezulu Safari Park
  • • Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park
  • • Paradise Valley Nature Reserve
  • • Palmiet Nature Reserve
  • • Bergtheil Local History Museum

When to visit Hillcrest

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 80°F day, 65°F night
  • April-June: 78°F day, 51°F night
  • July-September: 73°F day, 51°F night
  • October-December: 79°F day, 60°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • April-June: 0.24 inches
  • July-September: 0.16 inches
  • October-December: 0.35 inches
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