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Cowrie Cove Guest House

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4 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Durban 4051, South Africa
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Santiago, Chile
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this place for a business retreat with my colleague and, sure enough, we found out it was the right choice. This guesthouse is NOT your grandma's beach house. This is a nicely, designed-for-purpose place, with all the comfort you expect. Breakfast are sumptuous, rooms are big, pool area is so relaxing. The owners are just there to help... More 

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West Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We stayed at Cowrie Cove at the recommendation of our outfitter and were not disappointed. The rooms are lovely, the bathrooms spacious, and the beds very comfortable. The staff was courteous and friendly and the breakfast amazing! Coffee was great, and access to the honesty bar was very nice. Caroline went above and beyond in providing advice on where to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Everything was perfect. The only suggestion is to fix The warm and cold water marks on the mixer in the bathtub that were swapped around. The breakfast for business travelers can also be a bit too late

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Lovely rooms and our bathroom had a jet bath which was awesome. Breakfast was good but maybe consider adding a few more veg options for the cooked breakfast. The staff were friendly and the hosts very helpful. Best part....the beach is literally through a gate at the bottom of the garden.

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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful and relaxing few days at Cowrie Cove - could not have been looked after better, in fact, we enjoyed it so much, after a few days elsewhere for a wedding, we went back for another night! All handled wonderfully as we literally turned up that time - no booking. V fortunate there was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I spent 4 nights at this amazing guest house. The owner was very helpful and the staff were friendly and so hospitable. The house is right on the beach with a footpath through the trees; a nice cool walk in the shade. The beach is quiet and ideal for taking walks. The water can be rough here but it is... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

What a wonderful getaway. We spent a week at this guest house and it was the best place to relax and unwind. The guest house is very welcoming and the hosts went out of their way to make us feel at home. The rooms were spacious and the guest house is quiet. A shot walk onto the beach was the... More 

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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Cowie Cove is an amazing guest house, one of the finest establishments we've staying in. The hosts are very welcoming and friendly. Our room was amazing however our door opened up onto the dining area which got a little rowdy early in the morning when we were trying to sleep. Our friends had a room upstairs which was incredible. Get... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Great place to unwind, private beach, the best breakfast and a very friendly staff. the place is very close close to the attractions in Umhlanga and the availability of private tours make it easier. Dakalo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 days at the above guesthouse and had a great time. Well run and maintained establishment with very nice rooms. It is located on the beach with access from the back gate directly to the beach. Really good breakfast is served in the morning with something for everyone including cold and hot meals. Will stay here again.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Cowrie Cove Guest House

Address: 4 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Durban 4051, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $106 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cowrie Cove Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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