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5 Mount Argus Road Umgeni Heights, Durban 4051 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place - lovely guest house and the hosts are great- can’t do enough for you And the pool is a welcome relief and the dogs are great companions If you are planning to come to Durban I would highly recommend this place

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Katharine T
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Garry and his lovely family made my stay even better. They are adorable and Garry is very helpful and so kind! This place is a little paradise in North Durban. I’ll miss this family! Hope one day I’ll see them again in Durban or Paris!☺️

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank O7996TRkarenm
Response from keith s, Owner at Smith's CottageResponded December 11, 2018

Thank you Karen for your positive response, we would love to catch up with you again one day, happy traveling

Reviewed July 24, 2018

The hosts were just the nicest and sweetest lot. Very welcoming and very helpful. Had a great time watching sports at the bar and receiving lessons on how to handle yourself on the Durban streets. #kickemintheshin Never forget. The place was clean, breakfast and coffee/tea...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank keyew
Response from keith s, Manager at Smith's CottageResponded December 11, 2018

Hello keye we enjoyed your company also and would love to host you again some day. Thank yo also for ticking all the boxes at least we know we have it right. Happy travells.

Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Dear friends, Nice place to stay, Owner of house very helpful. Nice place to be as backpacks. Safe place to stay. They can help to arrange tour if you r new in Durban. Pool is amazing. House is very clear.

Date of stay: March 2018
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Response from keith s, Owner at Smith's CottageResponded April 24, 2018

Thank you Subhashi for your kind review so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will return one day

Reviewed March 17, 2018

So much love in this place!! The owners are super friendly to every one and give you great, usefull information for your further trip. The facility is always clean and is well planed. Warmly recomendet =)

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank markusstaedler
Response from keith s, Owner at Smith's CottageResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words it really makes my day to meet such lovely people with such positive words. We hope you enjoyed the rest of South Africa and take many good memories back home with you. Kind regards Pat & Keith

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Smiths Cottage is a family owned an run backpackers accommodation situated above the Umgeni Bird Park and only 5-10 mins away from beaches and all major attractions. Comfortable ,clean, homely and highly More praised by Lonely Planet and proud holder of Trip adviser Certificate of Excellence for 2014 and 2015. The cottage offers self-catering accommodation in a safe and peaceful area. Accommodation is also offered in double en suite cabins and dormitory accommodation for the budget traveler. The hosts can provide a local shuttle service and airport pick-ups. Meals can be arranged if required. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$17 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Smith`s Cottage Hotel Durban
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$17 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Smith`s Cottage Hotel Durban
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
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Traveller (24)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"Es hat für jeden was da, da die räume so unterschiedlich sind."
markusstaedler
Mar. 17, 2018
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"Although the cabins were good it seems the place to stay is the pool house."
Breedster
Oct. 10, 2016
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"The pool house is WONDERFUL."
AngelaClarkZA
Jul. 21, 2016
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"No WIFI in the individual rooms but internet available for a price."
763leahc
May 7, 2015
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