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Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast

70 Z K Mathews Road | Glenwood, Durban, South Africa
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Ranked #32 of 236 Durban B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value for money. Homely and warm.Excellent location.Kind and caring hostess.I stayed there on the comrades marathon weekend and hostess packed individual breakfasts for all the runners.lovely garden and pool.Like staying at family. Definitely a revisit. Dr Pather

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Thea was really efficient. The room was clean, neat and tidy. Great breakfasts. Able to move freely and really relaxing atmosphere. Really enjoyed stay and will most definitely be staying at Sparkling Star on All my future trips to Durban.

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Aldergrove, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were in Durban for two weeks. We found Sparkling Star a great place to come home to after each busy day. After a night in a very clean and comfortable room we were greeted each day with a great breakfast with a wide variety of delicious choices. Anticipated the aroma of fresh coffee upon entering the dining area! The... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I have stayed at Sparkling Star two years in a row now while settling my daughter at the Durban University of Technology (DUT). It has been a pleasure to stay in such a warm and welcoming home from home. Thea has been an angel, especially the first year when we knew nothing about Durban and where to source various items... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

I was down in Durban for an exam and stayed in Sparkling Star for almost a month. It felt like home. The centralized location made it very easy for me to access different places conveniently. The rooms are very comfortable and quiet. The owners make sure they do everything to make you feel comfortable. And it's not just the comfortable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Had a great time at the bnb. Was there for my exam, felt very welcomed and safe. Will never forget the freshly baked savoury muffins, think I will be booking again very soon. welcome and safe. Thea is a great hostess, if you l

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Richards Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed for business in October and enjoyed our stay. My husband and assistant had to leave early in the morning, too early to have breakfast. This was no problem breakfast was packed for them so that they did not have to go hungry. Breakfast for me was ready at 8 o'clock and was plenty full. I enjoyed sitting in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The whole experience was wonderful from arriving in the rain, and having Thea, (owner and manager) run out to meet me to the wonderful breakfast and chat before I left. The house is quaint, and comfortable, with loads of space, relaxing bathrooms, and a warm cosy common area. I will definitely stay here again.

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Mtunzini, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Sparking Star offered far more than I expected. From the prompt response to my enquiry, to assisting me when I arrived ( I had just undergone an operation ) I was not only made to feel welcome but also so comfortable in a private flatlet which is tastefully decorated and spacious. I felt I had the privacy I required, but... More 

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Stampriet, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Spotlessly clean. Close proximity to city centre. Free WiFi. Free garage. Amazing breakfast. We stayed here for 4 days during the 2013 Academy Week. It is walking distance from Glenwood High. Thea the hostess is a peoples person who went the extra mile in making sure we were comfortable & well looked after. ……..and the breakfast! 10 out of 10

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