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Essenwood House

5.0 of 5 630 Stephen Dlamini Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All perfect ! To recommanded. Room, location, personnal the top of the top A very nice manor with all commoditees. Was absolutely gorgeous, wonderfull. The place to be in Durban. Quiet not far from front see.

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Many thanks for taking the trouble to write about your stay with us. We really appreciate when our guests spend a few minutes writing and makes the hard work worthwhile! Hope to see you again, best wishes John More 

Stourport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Essenwood just after Christmas. We wanted to meet up with old friends, see what Durban was about and try the famous Durban steaks! Essenwood was a great choice - a great location overlooking the city, near friends and near some great restaurants. The hotel was a haven. Our 'small' double room proved to ideal and was bigger... More 

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Many thanks for taking the trouble to write about your stay at Essenwood. It makes the running of a Guest House a pleasure when we hear that guests have enjoyed their stay and take the trouble to write about it. So a double thank you ! ! Regards John and paddy More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is actually a really easy review to write. .. I just want to support and endorse previous recommendations from other reviewers. It was a short but lovely stay here with my family. The owners were really accommodating of us and made us very comfortable.

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Many thanks for the very kind things you had to say about your stay with us. It makes it all worthwhile when our guests take the trouble to write about their stay, and of course we hope to see all of them again! best wishes John and Paddy More 

Yeovil
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent 3 days at Essenwood House which was an absolute delight. The room was big and spacious with fantastic views from the balcony over the city and out to the sea. The service was excellent, with real attention to detail. John was so helpful and advised us on places to eat and visit and we were never... More 

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Thank you so much for the very nice things you had to say about your stay with us. Always great to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay as we do try and make it a special destination for all our guests! Hope to see you again, Regards and best wishes John More 

Harare Province, Zimbabwe
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very peaceful and relaxing situation, with attentive concern for guests. There is a total delightful ambience surrounding the beautiful shaded pool giving real pleasure that I found unparalleled in our travels worldwide. The site of Essenwood House is very convenient to access every need .

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Thank you so much for taking the trouble to comment on your stay with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed the visit and hope to see you again in the future, With best wishes for 2015 John and Paddy More 

Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Everything was totally perfect, best place and safe to stay in Durban. A lot better than staying in city centre. Very friendly atmosphere, clean and comfortable. breakfast is awesome. we would choose this guesthouse again.

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Thank you so much for the very kind review of your stay with us. Very much appreciated and so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope of course to see you and your friends here again sometime, lovely summer weather now!! With best wishes John and paddy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

In a few words our stay in Essenwood house was unforgettable. My husband and me think we could not find better..!! It was our first experience of a holiday out of our country - I travelled almost around the world but always for a mission - and were a little bit worried. But Paddy and John made us immediately feel... More 

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Thank you so much for the very kind review of your stay with us. It is always a pleasure for us when our guests enjoy their stay and makes all the hard work worth while, Hope to see you again, best wishes John and paddy More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you are the sorts who likes security, warm people around and a helpful friendly host, this is it. the location is away from the city centre hustle bustle, and thus also away from the security concerns which plagues travellers to Durban. It is in an upper end part of Durban and the great food joints are all nearby. Your... More 

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Thank you so much for your very kind remarks about your stay with us. It makes it all worthwhile if our guests leave with happy memories and of course we hope to see you or your friends here again sometime in the future, With all best wishes John More 

Hertford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We thoroughly enjoed our stay at Essenwodd-John and Paddy were excellent hosts and nothing was too much trouble.Great recommendations for restaurants and thigs to do and John even gave us a lift us to one of the restaurants to avoid the need to drive.Rooms are great as is the location and all staff are very friendly.Not a typical hotel chain... More 

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Thank you so much for the very kind remarks about your stay with us. It makes all the hard work worthwhile if we have happy guests and if we are able to make it a bit special then even better! Again, Many thanks for your review Regards John More 

Groningen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is an overall very enjoyable experience to be repeated. Old-Wolrd charm with every modern amenity added with style. The owners understand the true meaning of pampering their guests as such, not as paying clients.

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Thank you so much for your very kind review. We try to make all our guests feel "at home" and not in an impersonal hotel, without intruding on their privacy. So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime best wishes John More 

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Address: 630 Stephen Dlamini Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
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Hotel Class:5 star — Essenwood House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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