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Mackaya Bella Guest House

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Maseru
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A beautiful cozy place, with extremely friendly hosts...they made me feel at home. They organized airport transport and also taxi services to and fro my conference, which was very helpful indeed. I especially enjoyed the morning conversations during breakfast with the host.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Staying at Mackaya Bella was an absolute delight, from being welcomed by Nickie and Mike, to breakfasts from Brenda, I was made to feel most welcomed, and any issues or problems that I or any of my group had were heard and solved as promptly as humanly possible. I have rarely felt as well taken care as at Mackaya Bella.... More 

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

What a lovely review. Thanks so much Stan. We miss you guys too! In fact I have a local newspaper article on my desk with a picture and article of your exhibition, so I 'm thinking of you everyday I see it. See hi to the crew. Will email you a copy xoxoxo More 

East London, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great stay for the two nights when I was in Durban on business. The room, hospitality and privacy were excellent. The is always a fresh smell and the breakfast was ambrosial and always looked forward to it every morning. The manager and staff have excellent communication and customer care skills.

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Luckyboy. Many thanks for the lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and come back anytime! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here as part of a group working on an international project. The staff could not have been more helpful in providing for us. My room was spacious and immaculately clean. The breakfasts were delicious and cooked to order. Highly recommended.

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much Crispin. Glad we made your busy stay a little easier. We really enjoyed having you all here and of course you're welcome back anytime! Nicki More 

Tokyo, Japan
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a very nice time at Mackaya Bella Guest House. The place is really calm, refreshing and inspiring at the same time. The thing that I liked the most there the service quality and the staff's kindness. Nicki and her crew are awesome, I wanna go back there:-)

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Aw - that's so lovely of you to say that. You're welcome back anytime :) More 

Rochester, Minnesota
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I spent 3 weeks in the student room and it was just what I needed. The rooms are cleaned daily and there is delicious breakfast every morning. The staff are all wonderful. Nicki and Mike are extremely caring, they made me feel welcome and at home. I would definitely stay there next time I'm in Durban. -Kemi

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks very much Kemi. It was such a treat having you stay with us and all our guests also enjoyed your company. Would love to have you back anytime! Nicki. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We were travelling as a family with my in laws and even after many travel changes, Nicki was still able to accomodate us at the very last minute. Breakfast was great made by a very cheerful and passionate chef (thank you Mike!). It really is a home away from home and my in laws had an awesome time.

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks Theo. We're glad you finally managed made it here!!! Good to hear your folks enjoyed themselves too. Cheers, Nicki. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The guest house is situated in a nice quiet area which is what I was looking for. The guest house was very clean and the staff was very welcoming. It felt like home. Overall, I was very satisfied with the service provided. I'll be back.Thanks Nicky. PS: I enjoyed the breakfast. lol

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks Patson. It was a pleasure having you. Look forward to seeing you again at next year's Comrades. PS: Hope you're resting those legs! More 

Johannwsburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Comfortable, clean, well located, Mike and Nicki are friendly and accommodating, home away from home. Plenty hot water, spacious. Everything you need. Would stay there again. Quiet tranquil. Parking a bit tight.

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Greg and Chrissie. Many thanks for the lovely review. Glad you came back to stay with us again. Hope you've recovered from the big race and that you managed to get your phone charger from the other guests :) If we can expand, we will certainly look at the parking lot. Kind regards, Nicki More 

Vanderbijlpark
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Enjoyed my stay. Great setting. lots of greenery.Very pleasant and hospitable owners. Meals were prepared by the owners with a smile and also had time for a chat. My room was very neat and comfortable.

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 4-star, modern and environmentally friendly guest house serving bed and breakfast. Located in Glenwood, Durban, overlooking a tranquil park, we are known for our friendly hospitality, comfortable rooms, tasty breakfasts and indigenous garden. Local and international guests, business people, tourists, academics and visitors are all welcome. We have 6 en-suite double rooms with TV, wi-fi, study desk plus all necessary amenities and 1 large, self-catering unit with its own kitchen, bathroom and lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mackaya Bella Guest House

Address: 137 Penzance Road | Glenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $69 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mackaya Bella Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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