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Cowrie Cove Guest House

4 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Durban 4051, South Africa
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Cowrie Cove Guest House
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Ranked #6 of 236 Durban B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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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Minneapolis
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Thank you for the lovely stay. Will never stay any place else when coming to Durban again. . I will recommend your guest house to all my family and friends in France. Your Guest house was the best we had in South Africa and also the food was great.

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Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Cowrie Cove is a beautiful home which caters for holiday makers and corporate travellers alike. Being greeted by dogs is such a heart warming experience when you are away from your own, they add a welcoming and comfortable dynamic to any place. The room I stayed in was absolutely beautiful with a huge bed , a massive bath and shower,... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

the guest house has very luxurious and comforta ble rooms and decorations. 2 miutes walk to the private beach, just like their back yard. lovely swimming pool and braai ! the breakfast you could have lots of choices and tasty. HOST and staff are friendly and helpful! the location is in Uhmlanga area, 10 miutes drive away you could find... More 

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