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28 Forest Drive, La-Lucia 4320 South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence


#3 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in La-Lucia
Certificate of Excellence
This Modern Contemporary home designed by renowned architect Nico Van Der Meulen with spacious rooms and beautiful sunrise balconies will be the perfect place to stay whether you need a tranquil environment on an important business trip or just luxury relaxing only 100m from the beach, with great places to have fun like Gateway and the resort village of Umhlanga known for its holiday atmosphere and beautiful coastlines only a stone’s throw away (-5km).
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Free breakfast
Children's television networks
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Shallow end in pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Taxi service
Fax / photocopying
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Seating area
Separate living room
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
DVD / CD player
On-demand movies
iPod docking station
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Zulu
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martin e wrote a review Mar 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom48 contributions15 helpful votes
After all the hype on their website about an architectural designed property it was a bit of a letdown. It needs a bit of care affording to it. Our bath panel had a hole in it where they had mended a pipe, this being a brick opening with tiles on the front. You could not stand up in the bath/shower due to a ridiculous height of the shower head. This place needs proper management in place as well, there were long spells where we didn’t see any management in the place. We had an issue with the Satellite TV, couldn’t get it working but there was no one to speak to so I gave up and couldn’t be bothered. We spoke to the house keeper more than we did the management, in fact she did more for us than anybody else, she even checked us in!!! The pool is a nice space and the breakfasts were delicious When we left there was no ‘goodbye how was your stay’ from the manager, just a grunt.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from LaLuxe, Manager at LaLuxe B&B
Responded Mar 25, 2020
Dear guest, Our manager is always on-sight and available via whatsapp for any questions or assistance. We would have gladly helped you with your TV, the specific room you are referring to has a setting on the DSTV remote, which when guests accidentally pres it the remote cannot control that decoder any more. We apologize that you could not enjoy the full bouquet of premium DSTV we offer our guests. Our managers have many responsibilities and may not always be seen by guests, our goal is to have everything perfect so that a guest would never feel they needed a managers assistance (like you did). We do apologies for the bath, we had a big issue that needed to be solved with the pipes and the plumber had to break into the side of the bath to fix it. We promise we are in the process of getting a proper fix and finish for that bath. We are sorry if the manager was not pleasant when you left. We always try to give a friendly service and have our guest leaving with a smile. We are proud of our check-in and cleaning staff though. They are much more than just "house keepers". They do a fantastic job with the breakfast (we always have many compliments), they check guests in and show them to their rooms, which are always clean and ready for a comfortable stay. They are "keepers". We do not know what we would do without them.
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dawngeddesnicholls wrote a review Mar 2020
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
Travelled to LaLuxe for business - the location is excellent. Love the Large shower and bath. The only thing that could be improved upon in my opinion is the DSTV offering. Otherwise the room is gorgeous and the staff are exceptionally helpful. Excellent value. Thank you.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled on business
Response from LaLuxe, Manager at LaLuxe B&B
Responded Mar 13, 2020
Good day Dawn Thank you so much for your kind words! We're always so happy to have you here. Regarding the DSTV - we have the full premium package. Please feel free to call any manager on duty in the future to assist you. Kind regards Mariska ☺
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bigalsadventure wrote a review Feb 2020
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It's possibly the only place I have stayed where the pictures made me think "It can't really be THAT good" but then when I arrived it was even better! It's beautiful, friendly and a pleasure to have stayed there ! Also breakfast is great and the pool was spectacular! Didn't want to leave .. This is a special place x
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from LaLuxe, Manager at LaLuxe B&B
Responded Feb 11, 2020
Morning Thank you so much for the feedback. We are delighted to hear that you didn't want to leave. When guests check in at LaLuxe we truly want them to feel at home! We are looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards Mariska ☺
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rg0vender wrote a review Feb 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
Great place to stay. Breakfast was great. I only have one small complaint is to fix the hole at the bottom of the bath in the Signature room. I checked in late as I could not get an earlier flight so was also charged a late check in fee. She explained that they have to get staff to work late so have to charge for this. I accepted and understood this. Just letting everyone know that their is one in case you are going to check in late.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled on business
RangaMuchy wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
The Accommodation was excellent in almost all aspects. The room was clean. The air conditioner assisted a lot as Durban was hot at the time. The building is architecturally well designed. The swimming pool was very clean.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled on business
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South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalLa-Lucia
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Frequently Asked Questions about LaLuxe B&B
Which popular attractions are close to LaLuxe B&B?
Nearby attractions include La Lucia Mall (0.3 miles), The Escape Hunt Experience Durban (0.6 miles), and La Lucia Beach (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at LaLuxe B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at LaLuxe B&B?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at LaLuxe B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at LaLuxe B&B?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to LaLuxe B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Al Firenze Ristorante and pizzeria, Crazy Korean, and The Aviator Neighbourhood Eatery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at LaLuxe B&B?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Is LaLuxe B&B located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of La-Lucia.
Are any cleaning services offered at LaLuxe B&B?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at LaLuxe B&B?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Zulu.
Are there any historical sites close to LaLuxe B&B?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa Durban (2.6 miles).