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eMakhosini Boutique Hotel

4.0 of 5 3 Lumsden Crescent | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
#39 of 42 Hotels in Durban
18 Reviews 3 of 5 stars
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for 1 night recently. It is looking very run down. The staff are friendly & helpful enough but the rooms & public areas are very tired. My room was a good size but the carpet was both dirty (stained) & worn. The bathroom was worse, 1 shower door was missing, the basin was cracked &... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Nice exterior is REALLY misleading. Other than clean linen and friendly reception staff everything was a mess! Missing shower door, broken toilet seat and basin light fitting hanging down the wall, towel rail pulling from the wall, - the list is endless!! Local staff and -guests were noisy all night long. No answer at Reception or Room Service even after... More

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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

RE: GB TEACHER CONFERENCE A special thank you goes out to all the Management and staff at Emakhosini Hotel. We appreciate the warm hospitality and service by all staff during our conference and for the awesome venue, ambience and great food. We really appreciate your services. We could have never chosen a better venue. Well done.

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Cape Town
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

A group of our employees stayed there during June 2013. The red lights did go on when this establishment (as well as their sister hotel) was the only one with availability for our required dates, but we simply had to be in Durban for these dates. I stayed at eMakhosini during 2006 and back then it was an excellent establishment.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Noisy, unprofessional, unpleasant. We stayed in room 24. It was meant to be one of the best rooms in the hotel - according to the receptionist. It was sort of in the basement and opened straight onto the car park. No cover from the rain and every car that arrived or left disturbed us. Including a big arrival at 4.30am!... More

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durban
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Our firm recently booked this hotel at rather short notice for a conference. The arrangements were done promptly and to our satisfaction. The venue has ample parking and is siutated in a quiet area away from the noise of the city.Staff are friendly and helpful ensuring that all needs were catered for. Meals were prepared as per our request which... More

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Management response:

Hi Vishaal It was only our pleasure hosting you guys. We are glad that you enjoyed your conference with us. Hope to see you soon. W Lazarus More

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

Stayed there for a week in summer and I loved every minute of it. It's a small place, but very cozy. Staff is friendly and ready to help you with anything needed. View from the room was amazing. Even had little visitors outside, local wildlife what I think is interesting. Would love to stay there again on my next visit.

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Management response:

Hi We at emakhosini group of hotels are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Trust me we did enjoy having you here in the sunny durbs. Looking forward to seeing you on your next trip. W Lazarus More

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

We recently stayed at the Emakhosini hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the staff were exceptional, there was nothing more that they could have done to make us so welcome and comfortable. The rooms have the most amazing features and as our friends stayed in some rooms as well, we managed to see that each room was different but tastefully... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

Staff so friendly and helpful in all the ways You need, all information has been given, whatever You'll ask they will sort out for You. Drivers available most of the time to help You get to the places You would like to go.

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Durban
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

Just to let all those considering this venue as a wedding venue BE WARNED! I attended a small wedding on 24 September 2011 and a large gift which I had brought for the couple was stollen as well as a large sum of cash from a gift envelope!! No one seems to know what happened to the gift, nor do... More

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Address: 3 Lumsden Crescent | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — eMakhosini Boutique Hotel 4*
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