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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   126 Rosetta Road | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Rosetta House
Ranked #4 of 220 Durban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Santa Monica,California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed for a week in one of the cottage rooms. It was a wonderful place to call home! The breakfasts were amazing and delicious and everything (from the exotic gardens to the room itself) was superb, clean and exceptionally well cared for. Our hosts were always happy to help and even arranged for airport pickup and... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

In appreciation of your glowing review-thank you for taking the time to post. We are pleased that the flatlet allowed you the space,with views of our beautiful garden to enjoy the precious time with your daughter. Do hope you have the opportunity to return to SA with maybe a little more time for leisure as our people have so much... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was working on a project in Durban and stayed at Rosetta House for 4 nights in August. Lee and Bill went out of their way to ensure my every comfort. One of the few B&B's where the rooms and grounds are better than the photos. Superb substantial breakfasts, top quality cutlery and crockery (my personal best) and what a... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

Thank-you for your amazing review.We are so pleased to note that our web-site is accurate & is definitely a true reflection on what we offer our guests. Our priorities are safety & comfort,particularly for lady guests. It was a great pleasure meeting you. Maybe next visit will be for leisure. More

Windhoek
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Everything is clean and decor superb. We stayed inside the main house and as such felt a bit like we were staying with the in-laws, which is really not ideal when on vacation. Not much space to relax if not in your room as the owners also stay in the house with you. Breakfasts were excellent and hosts very helpful.

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

Thank-you for your kind comments on the positive points of your stay with us. As owners it is always disappointing when guests are not entirely happy,but in this instance it has to be said that when the enquiry was made weeks before the date(reservation was never confirmed until morning of arrival) it was made quite plain to you that the... More

London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
48 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Stayed here for four nights in April and really enjoyed our stay. Room was great and look as they do on the website - really comfortable and clean. Lee and Bill were brilliant hosts, providing a really great breakfast everyday as well as some tips on things to do, places to go and restaurants to eat in while in Durban.... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

Thank-you for submitting a review on your enjoyable experiences at Rosetta House & always good to know that our web-site honestly reflects what we offer. Happy travelling in Africa with your current "posting" More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I have stayed in Rosetta Guesthouse during two business trips to Durban and will most definitely come back again. Lee and Bill are two wonderful hosts and I can confidently say that they serve the best breakfast I've ever had. The property is absolutely lovely, with a beautiful garden, very quaint dining room and tastefully decorated rooms. The place is... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

We appreciate you choosing Rosetta House & our greatest asset is our returning guests. Thank-you for taking the time to write a review & we look forward to seeing you again. More

Al Khor, Qatar
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5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stayed one night at Rosetta House and loved it. Lee and Bill were very gracious and helpful. The house and grounds are immaculate. Everything was ready for my arrival and even though there were other guests at the house, I felt like I was the only one there.

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review. It was a great pleasure having you stay with us & hearing about your incredibly long & arduous cycle race through the rural areas of our country-certainly many memories to cherish. Do hope that you are able to achieve the other races on the "bucket list" particularly the Chinese one. Happy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Rosetta House is the kind of address you want to recommend to your friends. Lee and Bill will immediately make you feel at ease in their property. The stylish house with cottage and a beautiful garden is located in a quiet area yet close to the center. The rooms are very comfortable, superbly furnished and decorated. The breakfast, prepared with... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

In appreciation of you taking the time to review your experiences at Rosetta House and giving us the information on the "hidden jewel " of Pennington.Needless to say we have visited there a couple of times already & had a glass of wine for absent friends! Hopefully we will see you again when you are in Durban. More

Edmonton, Canada
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133 reviews 133 reviews
115 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Staying with Bill and Lee is an absolute pleasure and the welcome is genuine and warm. Lee’s taste for décor is exquisite. Everything to love about this B&B is in the details from the manicured gardens to the room we booked and the thoughtful touches to the breakfast room and breakfast the following morning. Most guests probably don’t even notice... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to review your stay with us-we are overwhelmed by your kind comments and are delighted that our efforts do not go unobserved ! May you one day return to our beautiful country. More

Luanda, Angola
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Last february 2014 we stayed at this lovely guest house. We were a family of 5 Colombians that felt very welcomed. We were 2 couples and one single lady and the place was perfect for this group as each one has its private rooms with communal social areas. The house is immaculate and it has a beautiful garden with colorful... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

Thank-you for your wonderful review following the family visit to Rosetta House.We are delighted we lived up to your expectations & you were able to enjoy all our vibrant city has to offer,particularly the Golden Mile with its perfect beaches. More

Hamburg
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We stayed two nights at Rosetta house when we arrived and before we left Durban and got to see two different rooms. First we stayed in the main building where the owners live as well. The second time we stayed in a smaller building in the garden. I liked the first room in the main building better as it had... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review-comments are noted. It must be mentioned that an atmosphere is created when guests have the time to interact,appreciate the tranquil ambience of Rosetta House(opinion repeatedly stated on our TripAdvisor site) & exchange experiences & fortunately this is a regular occurrence around our communal breakfast table. Regretably Durban is considered merely as... More

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Address: 126 Rosetta Road | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Hotel Class:4 star — Rosetta House 4*

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