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Cowrie Cove Guest House

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   4 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Durban 4051, South Africa
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Ranked #6 of 234 Durban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I've visited various establishments in Durban over the years and this is one of the best. I was impressed with the accommodation and friendliness of the staff. I'll definitely be visiting again in the future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My daughter and I stayed here as part of a side trip en route to safari, and were absolutely delighted with this comfortable, luxurious guest house and the amazing hospitality of Kim, Garth and the entire staff. Almost like staying in your own home, only on the bach along the Indian Ocean. Our room was comfortable and very well appointed,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

One of the best B&Bs we've ever stayed at. Great people, very accommodating and the rooms are just beautiful....The super short walk to the beach (basically their back yard) was an unexpected and pleasant surprise. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Kim and her husband Garth made us so welcome in their beautiful guest house. This is an amazing location, right next to the beach. Our room was gorgeous and had it's own outdoor patio seating area. Breakfast was delicious and the whole place has a lovely, relaxed and very welcoming feel. Kim and Garth were so helpful, even booking us... More 

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Address: 4 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Durban 4051, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Cowrie Cove Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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