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Durban View Guest House

16 Holstead Gardens | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Durban View Guest House
Ranked #27 of 219 Durban B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful large home with multiple lodging options. A lovely pool and rooftop hot tub. Great little honor bar in den. Furnishings are exceptional---art and African momentos fill the space. Amazing made-to-order breakfast in the dining room. Superb place the owners are great, too! xx, Johnna and LuLu

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked at the Durban View Guesthouse we wanted to give them a second chance. We are travelling a lot and are aware that a gay place costs a bit more, but you will meet your expections. First of all, the owner couple is still busy with theirs busines and it seems that they have a guesthouse, just to improve their... More

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DurbanSkyye, Owner at Durban View Guest House, responded to this review

Hi guys, I am sorry you felt that you didn't enjoy your stay in Durban with us. You recommend that visitors rather stay at other 5-star guesthouses in the area. I can assure you that they are double the price of our R480 per person rate and that just because we are gay-exclusive we certainly do not "overcharge" as you... More

Suider Paarl, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I had always read about the DurbanView Guest House on Facebook as well as another site. It was therefore a very pleasant surprise to find that the accommodation matched the anticipated expectation. It was rather unusual though to have the entire Guesthouse to ourselves - with the exception of Caroline's morning visits to prepare breakfast we may as well have... More

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Valkenburg, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Perfectly situated guesthouse with hosts who are never far away and noth a nuisance either. The deck and the spa give a perfect view on the city as the guesthouse is on a hill in Durban. Rooms are large and tastefully decorated. Breakfast was made individually for you and more than ok. Perfect getaway for a weekend. Recommended.

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DurbanSkyye, Owner at Durban View Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review of Durban View Guesthouse. We really appreciate this and are pleased you had a great time in Durban with us. I hope you trip home was good and you will have fond memories of our city. regards, Dave and Llewellyn More

Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Being a small guest house it is difficult to avoid other people. Normally this would be a bad thing, but when your in holiday mood it can lead to a very social atmosphere. The rooms were clean as was the house in General. The hosts were never too far away and always offering their assistance. The deck and spa on... More

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Perfectly situated guest house with panoramic views of the sky line and the horizon from the room top. Perfect for a little weekend get away as its peacfull and has the feel of home away from home on our doorstep in Durban. The rooms are very tastefully done and not too over the top. We were so at home at... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

An impulsive decision to 'get away' for a few days (during the festive season) landed me in this relaxed and homely guest house, the owners are welcoming, friendly & helpful.The setting is quiet, tranquil & private. Although I spent a minimal amount of time at the guest house I did notice a good flow of guests arriving and leaving, a... More

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Cape Town
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I stayed here for one night, and it will be my preferred place in Durban. The flat/studio in the back garden was superb. It was like staying in "a home away from home" that was exceptionally relaxed and had all the facilities that a B&B should have. I had absolutely no complaints and can't really think of a way that... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I have stayed in a few hotels and guest houses in Durban. Durban View was the best so far. It was covieniently situated to almost anything you needed and a very short trip to the beach. Amazing views from the jacuzzi deck and most importantly great people working and running the house. The overall experience ensured when I need to... More

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Porto, Portugal
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

The owners are very kindly and always trying to help. But it was my first experience in a guest house. So my opinion is if I need now to choice between a guest house and a hotel, i will choice a hotel definitely. My room lacked a hair dryer. In three nights the towels were never changed. I saw a... More

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Address: 16 Holstead Gardens | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Relax on our rooftop sipping cocktails in Durban's sunny weather 12 months of the year. Great beaches, warm Indian Ocean and exclusive to our gay local and international guests. ... more   less 
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