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Elephant House

745 Ridge Road, Durban 2004, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We loved the Durban Elephant House very spacious, with a great view and atmosphere. Very large clean and comfortable bedrooms. Close the restaurants and to a wonderful museum. The host and owner Howard was wonderful, so helpful and kind we really enjoyed meeting him. He gave us a lot of information and we really enjoyed speaking with him. We highly... More 

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Our room was very nice, big! Beautiful bathroom, clean, swimmingpool present, in day time round 16.00 hours animals in the garden (monkey's for example), good breakfast!! We felt at home, and we loved the trip in the evening, searchend fot hippo's. And because of our 40 yeaurs of marriage: the champagne breakfast

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We spent two nights here in November 2012 and were warmly hosted by Elaine and Brian. They have a beautiful home, the oldest building in Durban (dating back to 1850), and an unconditional, warm hospitality. Accommodation takes the form of a granny flat full of antique furniture and views over Durban. Lovely breakfasts and even a tour of the house,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

The house is a historical and architectural gem included on some tours of the City and the hosts, Elaine and Brian Agar, have elevated hospitality to an art form. They are discreet and will not interfere if you desire privacy, but they will be extremely attentive, knowledgeable and pleasant company if that's what you want. We are recommending a stop... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2010

We stayed in Durban for 3 nights during the World Cup, and the D'urban Elephant House was the best place we had in our entire trip in South Africa. Luckily we had a car, so we could drive all over town, bc it's not on the beach like most places in Durban. The plus side is that two blocks away... More 

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