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Jakab-Hill Guest House

Category: Places | Date: 22.07.2014.

Cserkút is a quiet mountain village on the western side of the Mecsek Hills in the immediate vicinity of Pécs. The amazing natural environment awaits visitors. The village is surrounded by the Jakab hill ranges, beaming security and peace. The fabulous atmosphere of the village is provided by the flower-decorated red sand stone farm houses, providing the perfect location for rest and relaxation

The James Hill guest house at the foot of the hill, on a nature conservation area awaits its guests to relax and hike. The two-storey building of rural accommodation can accommodate larger groups. The guest house has 5 large comfortable rooms can accommodate 21 people at the same time, but the number of beds is expandable by adding two extra. The guest house provides an excellent venue for bigger events, business events and gatherings also. The internal structure is characterized by spacious rooms, large living rooms, and covered balconies with panoramic view. The three bathrooms and a well equipped kitchen have everything you could possibly need.

The James Hill Guest House is a baby-friendly boarding house: for mothers it provides comfort and relaxation and for children: cribs, baby-baths and high chairs are available. Nearby, a new wooden playground, built according to EU standards is available, providing carefree pastime for both children and their parents.

The guest house is well equipped and has everything that is needed for a comfortable relaxation, and leisure time. The relaxation in a pleasant environment is enhanced with the sauna working in the guest house. Upon request, by appointment a masseuse provides body and soul pampering and revitalization.

Upon request the guest house might serve its guests half-board, and in Mézesfészer next door special home-made and oven-baked delicacies are available.

Fishing lovers do not have to do without their favorite leisure activity while relaxing, as the village has a fishing pond.

The guest house has a free of charge WIFI network.


Programs in Cserkut:

  • In early May, a public excursion and picnic to Jakab Hill and at the end of May the Children's Day programs.
  • The last weekend of June village's day and diverse programs, evening fireworks.
  • On August 20, Bread Festival is held, where there are folk games, baking bread and lots of interesting things for people to get acquainted with
  • In November, the Martin's day feast and wine tasting.

The sights of Cserkut

  • A church from the Age of the Arpads famous for its frescoes and mini calvary
  • the exhibition of local history and stonework finds are open to visitors
  • 50 meters west of the church there is the eponymous well of the village and the wash house ruins can be viewed.
  • At the bottom part of the village in beautiful surroundings there is a little lake, where you can fish by purchasing a daily ticket
  • There is a soccer field and a playground, too.

From the village, there are more tourist paths leading up to the sight on Jakab Hill, for example to the Jubilee-cross, and the Zsongor-Stone look-out tower.

Programs in Pecs and in the area:

  • Pécs: Hungary's fifth largest city, Baranya county's county town. The city is rich in monuments; it is considered the spiritual and cultural center of the region. The city's cultural life is nationally prominent as well as in the field of visual arts as in music. The main sights: Cell Septichora Visitor Center, Zsolnay Museum, Vasarely Museum, National Theatre, Csontvary Museum, Kodály Centre, Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, TV tower, Tettye Tufa Cave, The Barbican, the Cathedral and many other sights and tourist destinations await visitors.
  • Orfű: The Mill Museum, The Village and Kemences Farm Museum, The Yurt Camp, Dragon Boating, Lake of Orfű, Lake of Pécs, the Herman Otto Lake and the Kovácsszénája Lake. Water sport activities, fishing, cycling, walking around the lakes and many possibilities for doing active sports and relaxing.
  • Abaliget: the Lake of Abaliget for fishing, Boating Lake, Bat Museum, Barn Museum, parish and community hall, stalactite cave in Abaliget is one of the best known and most popular of the natural attractions in the Mecsek. An excellent choice for both family programs, recreational activities, doing sports or for recreation.
  • Villány: the wine region of Villany on which Hungary's first wine tour leads through is the bastion of domestic wine tourism. One can admire the art of excellent wine-making, the wine region's architectural and cultural heritage, one can enjoy its people’s hospitality, can taste the world-famous wines of Villany: Blaufränkisch, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Zweigelt, Pinot Noir, Blaufränkisch cuvée.
  • Siklós: the town at the foothills of Tenkes Mountain is the center of economic and cultural life of the region, famous for its wines, its castle and the countless monuments (Mosque of Melkocs bej, Calvinist church, Townhall of Siklos, Music Fountain etc.) that can be found in the town. Thanks to its excellent white wines (Riesling, "Hárslevelű", Traminer, Chardonnay) and its thermal bath Siklos offers an excellent setting for family and business programs and leisure activities.

It is worth being a guest at the Jakab Hill Guest House, because:

  • quiet, peaceful, beautiful, rustic setting await you,
  • you can relax by the Jakab Hill and the Western Mecsek range,
  • a number of tourist paths are available starting from the guest house, hiking facilities await you,
  • by car and by coach bus lines Pécs is approachable in a few minutes to see the city sights,
  • we have everything you might need with your baby,
  • We accept SZÉP Card and Pécs Card too.

Please contact us and be a guest at the Jakab Hill Guest House!

Address: 6 Petőfi Sándor Street, Cserkút, 7673.


Phone number: +36 70 204 1545