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Mackaya Bella Guest House

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  • Excellent74%
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  • Average2%
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“budget room”(2 reviews)
“great hosts”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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4.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsbudget roomhome away from homegreat hostsoff street parkingfriendly place to staybreakfast each morningquiet neighborhoodfelt like homestay there againroom was spaciouswonderful staysmall fridgebreakfast was amazingkwazulu natalthanks guysbusiness or pleasurewithin walking distance
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic Guesthouse, Nicky and Mike and their staff are so helpful in every way, quiet atmosphere and great rooms, good WIFI, parking inside.Excellent breakfast with fresh fruits, every you need for a great stay, best guesthouse I know in Durban

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Response from NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest HouseResponded yesterday

What a fabulous review - thanks Mike. And all of it so true :) Hope to see you again next time you're back in SA. Much appreciated. Nicki.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely awesome service, rooms are clean, breakfast is awesome and Manager is highly knowledgeable about the City/places to go to for entertaintment, really loved the place and its close to many ameneties

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Response from NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much. Appreciate the lovely review. Glad we could help with the recommendations. Local knowledge is always important and it also keeps you safe! Cheers, Nicki.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent accommodation option on a lovely property, perfect for solo business travelers. Was very well looked after by the couple running the BnB. Will definitely keep this in mind as a top option for when i'm back in Durban.More

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Response from NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Scott. Many thanks for your great review. Yes, we are getting more and more single business travellers or international students who book these budget rooms just wanting the basic necessities of good bed, clean room, quick breakfast etc. Appreciate your review and hope to...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

We enjoyed the service with the rooms clean and tidy. Loved the location as it is close to the university. I will stay here again and enjoyed it. Owner was very friendly and always willing to assist. There was nothing that I did not like...More

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Response from NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest HouseResponded 12 December 2017

Many thanks Colette for a great review. We love getting such nice compliments. Look forward to having you stay with us again. Kind regards, Nicki.

Reviewed 3 December 2017

We had been there on an official tour in November 2017. This is an excellent place to stay for short trips. The hosts are cordial and very helpful, always smiling and taking care of the nitty-gritty of your stay. All the support staff are cordial...More

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Response from NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest HouseResponded 5 December 2017

First of all, so glad to hear that you and Ratna made it home safely :) Thank you so much for taking the time in your busy schedule to write us a review, and a lovely one at that! Much appreciated. I will definitely pass...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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US$74 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$74 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Luthando M
3 August 2017|
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Response from NickiM003 | Property representative |
Hi. Yes, if they are able to have 2 people in the same room, ie. share a double bed. We only have 7 double rooms, so if they are singles there won't be enough. Kind regards, Nicki
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Luthando M
3 August 2017|
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Response from Rick28200 | Reviewed this property |
We were 4, but the house had more guests, so I would guess so.
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"If you want to cook your own meals ask for the self-catering room."
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"All rooms are exceptional, let Nicki or Mike suggest the right one for your needs"
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"Home away from home"
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"If you can request one of the flats, it would give you some extra space to cook, eat and relax"
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