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African Peninsula Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   599 Marine Drive | Bluff, Durban 4052, South Africa
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African Peninsula Guest House
Ranked #42 of 216 Durban B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We took three rooms at the African Peninsula in January. The views were spectacular, we had mongoose trotting through the gardens one morning. The rooms are well equipped with AC, tea and coffee, bath and separate shower. We ate in the restaurant each night and apart from a very limited menu on the sunday night, the food was excellent and... More

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Mannheim, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

on a short business trip to Durban I had the pleasure to stay at African Peninsula Guest House. The view from my room was amazing, the staff extremely friend and i can only recommend to everyone to stay there. My only regret is that was only able to stay a day due to late arrival (thanks South Africa Airway) .... More

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Gaborone, Botswana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

It was just amazing as its on a beach front we stayed in room 3 from whr u have a big room with a big balcony facing the indian ocean. The mrng breakfast is also great to start ur day on a sea facing restaurant.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This place is a true gem - I stayed for only one night but the hospitality warmth and quality of sleep I had in just one night made me feel like I'd had a week holiday. I stayed in room 4 - which has a big terrace facing the sea, a roll top bath, powerful shower, sofa and a large... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
41 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Situated in an upmarket residential area with fabulous views over the Indian Ocean, this guest house really has it all. One of the biggest advantages being the onsite restaurant offering great meals for lunch and dinner at exceptionally good prices. My colleague and I had rooms 3 and 4, both of which were well furnished and spacious. Room 3 had... More

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Credenhill, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

From the minute we booked to the moment we (sadly) had to leave, the helpfulness, hospitality, charm and courtesy remained the key to our wonderful stay at the African Peninsula. The room (No 3) has a remarkable view of the beautiful Indian Ocean where every morning we awoke to the lapping of the waves on the shore directly beneath us;... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

On arrival, we were checked in by Harry who makes you feel at home right away. The room we stayed in (no. 6) was spacious, with 2 separate bedrooms, a kitchenette, bathroom with a separate bath and shower and the most stunning view from a decking balcony / seating area which overlooks the Indian Ocean. Each morning you can hear... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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103 reviews 103 reviews
30 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

Beautiful settings, some rooms need a refresher, but otherwise a great place, and a great restaurant on-site with talented young chef's preparing tasteful food. As a long term user (most weekdays of 2010) I got to stay in most rooms, and all of them are charming, and of different sizes and decor. Overall a pleasant stay away from home.

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Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2011

My husband and I unfortunately only got to stay here for 1 night before catching a plane out of the Durban area. The rooms all face the Indian Ocean, which is right down in front of you which is just gorgeous and it's tranquil and peaceful .The room was very nice, modern and quite large,with all the mod-cons, such as... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2011

We found the Peninsula Guest House to be home away from home. The plus being that it is ocean facing with wonderful views and in a very tranquil setting. Even though we had rain during most of our stay, a wonderful time was had by all and we plan on returning!!! Soon!

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Additional Information about African Peninsula Guest House

Address: 599 Marine Drive | Bluff, Durban 4052, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #42 of 216 B&Bs / Inns in Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — African Peninsula Guest House 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are perfectly situated in a relaxing tropical environment but close to all the amenities of a city - shopping, business, industry, Golf Course & a wide variety of entertainment. We are almost in the heart of the city but it feels like we are on a tropical island!We are perched on the edge of the Indian Ocean and enjoy stunning sea views from dramatic storm clouds, to serene sunrises, dramatic whale sightings, playful dolphins in the surf, tranquil blue & turquoise water on a hot summers day, thundering waves that delight our surfers - the ever changing mood of our sea views are a sight to behold!To sit on your private deck and experience the sounds of the ocean and our natural life that surrounds us from the hum of the Christmas beetle, the shrill of the yellow billed kite, the rain cry of the purple crested Lurie, the chatter of the monkeys ..... it all connects you back to roots & refreshes your soul.We also offer a unique restaurant with stunning sea views & delicious stunning cuisine prepared by our full time chef.We look forward to being of service to you. ... more   less 

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