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Cowrie Cove Guest House

4 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Durban 4051, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time at Cowrie Cove. Our accommodation was just perfect. The house is beautifully furnished and extremely tastefully decorated. We were delighted with our room, which opened onto the patio. There were table and chairs outside and it was a very quick walk onto the beach beyond the wall. What bliss to lie in the spa bath... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Myself and my wife have decided to take 3 days off, we've been Lucky we Came here, the room is perfect, there is no noise apatt the ocean sound, everything is clean and tidy, the breakfast is superb and Caroline is really taking care of us..we will come again :)

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had a lovely time at Cowrie, we had a lovely private suite, that was very secluded.The bed was comfortable and the service unobtrusive. Thanks you for a wonderful time. We will definately be back .

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here on a business trip, on a recommendation. Very glad I did rather than one of the beach front hotels. Great location with its walk to the beach, friendly staff and great layout with the breakfast / eating area around the pool.! Close to Umhlanga and its cafes and bars nice part of Durban

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Ascot England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We stayed for two nights and enjoyed the stay. Excellent facilities, nice pool with plenty of loungers. The seating area around the pool is very special so buy a drink from the honesty bar and sit outside especially early evening when the candles are lit. Breakfast excellent, so much ( too much) choice! Tea, coffee, fruit and cake or biscuis... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Our 2nd stay at Cowrie Cove and loved our stay again. Our room had a bath and a large shower (nice!), complimentary tea and coffee in the room. We found this particular room a bit small, and the lack of a large window or door, somewhat limiting (there are larger rooms available). There is also a lovely coffee machine and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I booked this for a party of 7 fairly elderly (and fussy) English golfers after my local brother in law had visited it. We were not disappointed. We had an excellent stay. All the rooms are beautifully appointed though some are larger than others. All have great bathrooms. The breakfasts were wonderful-great choice of healthy foods and for the hungry... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

From the moment i arrived i was made to feel very welcome. The rooms and bathrooms are very well appointed. The proximity to the beach is also a big plus. Going back with my family in a few months. Thank you to the team at Cowrie Cove for a fantastic stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The Place is so excellent, welcoming and most of all near the beach and just a stone throw from town. Anyone wanting a quiet but refreshing environment, this is an excellent place to. the place is equipped with the pool and you walk straight to the beach from the back door. Caroline the owner is so welcoming and makes you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay at this guest house. We arrived late New Years Eve, and had one of the owners waiting to check us in. The place was great and right next to the coast in a quiet neighbourhood. Breakfast was delicious with a number of choices served in a wonderful setting next to the pool. Our room... More 

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