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Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast

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Maseru, Lesotho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family took it to Durban on 5th August 2016 and landed at Sparkling Star. What a nice welcome we had. We arrived at around 1 am in the morning due to road matter. You know what I mean, punctures and stuff. But the owners were so welcoming that we felt home already. Guess what we had booked for one... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This B&B is a home away from home. Hosts are very welcoming and accommodating covering many of the service tasks themselves. They appreciate if you let them know what time you are coming as there isn't a front desk service. I had two breakfasts, one good and one great - ask for the World Famous Omlette, it is really something... More 

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So good to hear that guests enjoyed the breakfast... Glad we could help with a lift and that you felt safe. Hope you will come again and enjoy your stay again. It makes me feel good ...if a guest is happy I am happy.. More 

Kuruman, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I enjoyed my stay there everything was as perfect as expected it was like I knew the place before and the owner Thea and the husband were very helpful, humble and welcoming. The breakfast was also on point I really enjoyed my stay with them.

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So happy you felt at home straight away and that everything was just right for you. Come again so you can enjoy a lovely breakfast. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The owners are very friendly and helpful . Breakfast is something special. Rooms are very comfortable. Close to most tourist attractions,but set in a quiet suburban area. Highly recommended for business or tourist travellers.

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the breakfast and that the rooms were comfortable. And thank you for your recommendations to business and tourists. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The house has got character and very neat. The reception and service was very friendly. The breakfast was good with one of the tastiest omelets that I have eaten. We will certainly go back when we get the opportunity.

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thankyou so so much for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed the stay and the omelet and love to see you again. More 

South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

It is beautiful place, the service is one of the best and I am sure next time when I visited Durban I will definitely stay there again. I real enjoyed my stay at Sparkling Star B&B. I have already told my friends about this place because soon they will be in Durban.. Keep it up aunt Thea

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Thank tselisom204
Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for the wonderful words.... you are the reason we are doing this job to make people happy and to make you feel at home. I would love to see you and your friends back again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Excellent environment warm welcome and very friendly people thank you. The place is perfect closer to nature garden beautiful birds Had a nice stay looking forward to the next time I come around again

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello there.... just say good bye to you earlier on .......so nice of you to say all those nice things... you were such easy guests and I would love to see you soon again.... More 

Jhb
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I will definitely be back and book here again the people are just awesome and warm welcoming just loved every minute of it will recommend this accommodation to everyone from JHB going to Durban and the food was the best thank you so much we appreciate everything you did for us regards Maritza Hubby and two girls

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thankyou so much... what lovely words to say... it was a pleasure to have you here with the 2 little angels and also glad you enjoyed the food. Hopefully we will see you soon again and for a little longer stay next time. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

The owners and employees are helpful and friendly. The place is very secure yet one doesn't feel caged in the cosy, homely old Glenwood house. Breakfast was great and our room was excellent. We look forward to our next visit.

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Thank NasreenPeer
Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay in this old house, Glenwood houses are very homely. Remember that is my job to give you a great breakfast and to make you comfortable. I am also looking forward to your next visit....hope you willl enjoy it again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

I had to make a quick trip to Durban and found this B&B. I was pleasantly surprised at the size of the rooms facilities and the host. Thea was excellent and catered for our every needs. The breakfast in the morning is beautiful and with a huge variety including freshly chopped fruit coffee and selection of teas The rooms are... More 

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

A Big Thank you for lovely words and I am so pleases you were comfortable in the rooms and enjoyed your breakfasts.. Glad that you will come again and hopefully enjoy it more. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This gracious old Victorian home was built in the 1920's and offer great ambience and atmosphere with its special architectural design and old gleaming Oregon pine floors. The smell of freshly brewed coffee will invite you to relax on the patio or in the garden. Sparkling Star Guest House is situated in the heart of Glenwood, close to the University of Natal, St. Augustine's and Entabeni Hospital and an easy drive away from the CBD and Durban's beaches. The guest house has many facilities that cater for both the travelling business person and holidaymaker. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast

Address: 70 Z K Mathews Road | Glenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $66 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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