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Botany Bay Lodge

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Overview
27 St Thomas Road Berea, Durban South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a pleasant enough stay here, but were surprised when we were asked to pay on our departure date. Short story - we ended up paying twice. We tried for over a month to get a response from the owners... no joy. Our emails...More

Thank TAJagain
Reviewed February 27, 2018

A very pleasant stay with excellent hosts and staff. We were able to make use of the communal kitchen which was a great help. The property is opposite one entrance to the beautiful botanical gardens. Well worth a look.

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Thank Ellesmere34
Response from DurbanBotany, Owner at Botany Bay LodgeResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you for a lovely review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Opposite Durban botenical garden. A home away from home. Stacy and Wayne are fantastic hosts. The rooms a very clean and the guesthouse has a lot of interesting african artifacts. Lilly makes the best breakfast. A pool to relax by. We had a wonderful time...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

I had a pleasant stay and that's all... no regrets. the lodge was clean. the reception was perfect. the caretakers were friendly and very accommodating. the food was fresh and delicious. all my needs were catered.

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Reviewed July 1, 2017

It was very homely, a great home away from home. Got warm welcome from owners. Very friendly ppl. The helpers are also friendly & their breakfast is yummy. 👌. Only thing I feel needs change is to install shelters for cars to accommodate even in...More

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Response from DurbanBotany, Owner at Botany Bay LodgeResponded July 2, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad to see you had a wonderful time with us.

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Description
Botany Bay Lodge was built in 1921 and has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the owners Wayne And Stacy.Botany Bay Lodge offers friendly, relaxed accommodation with an afro-colonial setting, More situated right next to the famous Botanical Gardens on Durban's lush suburb - the Berea - not far from shopping centres, cinemas, good restaurants and take-aways.Minutes from Durban City Centre.We are only 5 minutes from the city centre, International Conference Centre and beaches and the soccer, cricket and rugby stadiums.Our lodge has four en-suite bedrooms with fans and air conditioners for those balmy Durban evenings. Our rooms are all equipped with coffee/tea facilities, TV’s, overhead fans, safes and have ample cupboard space. Our top quality mattresses ensure you a restful night’s sleep. Our linen is new and of good quality. We provide towels, soap and shampoo. We offer wireless internet access to check emails for those guests with their own laptops. We do offer fax/ telephone facilities on request. We also offer safe off-street parking, pool bar, laundry / maid service and a fully fitted communal kitchen and braai area for your self catering requirements.Our pool is set in tranquil, lush, tropical surroundings and you will find it very difficult not to unwind and take a well-deserved break. Our bar has a fridge where you may chill your drinks.There are telephone and fax facilities on request, a comfortable, relaxing lounge and lots of information available for tours / safaris, activities, car hire, etc. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$56 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
$56 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
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Traveler (19)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (3)
Room & Suite (2)
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"Room 2 is the best room, I think"
MilesDivett
Jul 25, 2013
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"perhaps avoid the room by the kitchen if you want to sleep in."
GailLosAngeles
Aug 4, 2012
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"Not for stay when on business due to lack of wifi and parking accessibility."
Wawiel
Jul 4, 2012
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"All rooms are of excellent quality"
toby5762
Jul 5, 2011
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