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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 219 Durban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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48 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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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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Al Khor, Qatar
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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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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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Edmonton, Canada
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115 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 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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Luanda, Angola
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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

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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Our second stay at this gem B & B in Durban, which is probably the best we've stayed in in our eleven trips to SA. Lee, Bill and the staff are the B & B's greatest asset. We were warmly welcomed back to Rosetta House by Lee and Bill. Our room, with an outside sitting space, in the lovely garden... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

Our greatest asset is returning guests & it was a real pleasure to welcome you both back to Rosetta House & catch up on the family news.Thank-you for selecting us again. Happy holidays for the other planned trips this year. More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Easily the nicest and most welcoming B&B in Durban. Deserving of its status as #1 with its prime location and extensive hospitality extended by Lee and Bill. Lovely house set in amazing gardens. Within close proximity - walking distance - to Florida Road. What more can you ask for? One more thing, the breakfasts, the most important meal of the... More

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rosetta2, Owner at Rosetta House, responded to this review

Your compliments are greatly appreciated & valued.We look forward to possibly welcoming you both back as you make the momentous decision to make South Africa & Durban your new home. Happy planning. 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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Rosetta House.....an exceptional B&B experience where perfect location, fine food, abundant hospitality & attention to detail are keynotes of a memorable stay.We are situated in the safe, garden suburb of Morningside, close to the many varied restaurants in Florida road. Graded 4 star by the Tourism Grading Council we offer 4 luxury en-suite rooms (3 with own entrance & patio) that are beautifully decorated with tasteful blend of specially selected antique and modern pieces.All rooms are air conditioned and have complimentary (free) WiFi, flat screen TV's with own DSTV decoder featuring selected satellite channels and CNN, plus Tea/Coffee facilities, fridge, hairdryer, clock radio, toiletries and safety deposit box. Free well-lit off-street parking is included.International Convention Centre 10-15 minutes away by car and we're well placed for the Kings Park Rugby stadium. ... more   less 
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