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Reviewed 22 September 2014

This is a friendly place to stay with very good amenities, comfy bed, nice breakfast, safe area, convenient for top restaurants and especially good on the low-down of where to go in Durban. The bathroom has a little too much form and not enough function and the fittings and fixtures in a small number of places are looking a little...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 September 2014

What a great stay! Our hosts, Llewellyn and Dave made us feel at home. Welcome drinks on the first night with them, and some of the other guests. Close to the city centre, as well as the night life, without being in the noisy zone. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Wesley M
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Fabulous! A definite re-visit. The save area, personal attention from owners, comfortable room and common living area with fantastic breakfasts makes it excellent. Indoor bar such a pleasure. . and Caroline is just a gem!

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Thank Frans L
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Clean rooms, nice views on Durban downtown, delicious breakfast, always good company and great hosts Dave and Llewellyn. Parking is always available if you rent a car. Quiet and safe neighbourhood. Good restaurants in the vicinity.

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Thank mkursin
Paris, France
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Comfortable room with private bathroom. Our room has a nice view on Durban. Drinks were offered at arrival. TV and DVD player and choice of gay movies on request. Housekeeper quite sympathics. Very safe with possibility to park car and digicode and alarm. Common dinningroom and salon very nice maing feeling like at home. Maybe the bathroom could be improved...

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Thank jeff s
Pretoria
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Great place to stay - comfortable bed, lovely bathroom, excellent breakfast and great breakfast host, Caroline. Good bar with almost everything (remember to stock Peroni!). Ensure you check how busy it is when you book - not nearly as much fun when it is quiet. Place is in need of some maintenance and a pity that the Jacuzzi was out...

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Thank miekielib
Cape Town
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Since my first review, I have stayed in the Garden Flat several times. This is a luxury experience-- own kitchen, completely private, set away from the house. The main house is always in good condition, and the breakfasts are larger than required. The attention to any needs of the guests continues to be immaculate. Close to the stadium, racecourse, gym,...

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Thank Brian L
Johannesburg
Reviewed 28 August 2014

The central location, exceptional service, awesome fittings and setting were very unexpected. Loved the privacy where you are left very much to do your own thing, but the attention of the housekeeper who cooks a great breakfast and perfect hosts and one could not ask for anything more....

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Thank Bryanhill1963
Vryheid, South Africa
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Firstly I love the attention to detail and then also the quiet area. The Guesthouse is very close to Durban City centre and absolutely loved it from the start to the end. Breakfast was just like I wanted it and loved the service of Caroline, she is a awesome girl indeed. Llewellyn and David really went out of there way...

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Thank 888firefox
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Beautiful large home with multiple lodging options. A lovely pool and rooftop hot tub. Great little honor bar in den. Furnishings are exceptional---art and African momentos fill the space. Amazing made-to-order breakfast in the dining room. Superb place the owners are great, too! xx, Johnna and LuLu

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax on our rooftop sipping cocktails in Durban's sunny weather 12 months of the year. Great beaches, warm Indian Ocean and exclusive to our gay local and international guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Durban View Guest House

Address: 16 Holstead Gardens | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $36 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Take a room in the house, not in the garden”
 of 5 bubbles 810gerard, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“its intimate and classic and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 995palesam, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Worth paying extra for the premier suite - however all rooms are of a good standard”
 of 5 bubbles miekielib, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
“A variety of options are available, from the large flat to smaller rooms. All that I have seen are in very good condition/decor.”
 of 5 bubbles 448brianl, 28 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Some of the en suite rooms have baths only, so if you prefer a shower, be sure to request that if available....”
 of 5 bubbles Bryanhill1963, 28 Aug 2014 | Read review
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