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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we spent just one night here we enjoyed every bit of it. Wish we could stay longer. Enjoyed the shower and was pleased with the overall cleaniness of the bathroom. Bed was very comfy and Loved that they had an electric blanket.

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice B&B, I think there were 7 rooms altogether surrounding the main house in a park setting. The room was lovely, the breakfasts delicious, and the hosts were charming (dog included :). You really need a car though - it's a bit far off the beaten path.

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

It's a very beautiful place suitable for all categories.. I would definitely would love to stay there again. It's clean and the service is perfect.. I very quiet and organised.. The orientation we got from the boss was perfect..

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Perfect814 Thank you for you great review. Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. Would love to have you back soon? Hope you had a safe trip home? Kind Regards Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We stayed in the Giraffe room and it exceeded our expectations. It is very very clean. Everywhere we looked, spotless. The room is super spacious with lots of places to put your things. The bathroom is huge. Enough space for two to place their toiletries. The location is stunning. There is a beautiful view of the Roosfontein reserve,with a balcony.... More 

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hallo Jean Thank you so much for a wonderful review on Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. Glad you had a relax stay with us and your approval on all the small details that we do put in place for our guest to enjoy. Thank you so much for recommending us on Trip Advisor, always great to get positive feedback from our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Loved the owner. Humble and friendly staff, always there to assist. Have all needed refreshments in the fridge at an affordable price. Safe and quite place easy to access all the attractive sites of durban. Had a great time, planning to go back and this will still be my 1st preference.

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hallo Tebogo Many thanks for your kind and sincere review you have placed on TripAdvisor. Always great to get such wonderful feedback from our guest that they enjoyed their stay at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. Can't wait for your next visit to us and to enjoy Durban all over again. Kind Regards Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast More 

Nigville
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Staff was very helpful and accommodating. The rooms are luxurious and relaxing and all our needs were met without delay. Bathrooms outfitted with very nice showers and beds are very comfortable. Would recommend for couples to get away.

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hallo Hendrikh Thanks you for a lovely reply and glad you had a joyful stay at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. Thank you for recommending our establishment on TripAdvisor. Hope we see you soon on your next visit to Durban. Kind Regards Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast More 

London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a very comfortable, clean and friendly B&B. The only thing missing is that the location is not great if you are there on business and have to see clients in the Pinetown area or North of Durban as traffic is an issue in the morning and afternoon. There are also no real restaurants in the area although you... More 

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hallo 99Luftballons Many thanks for your lovely review on your stay with Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. We do know our location is not suitable for business travelers that needs to be in other areas of Durban as the distance and traffic can be a problem. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and hope to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This place had so much character. The hosts were welcoming and very impressive. They built the whole place themselves and take great care of the land. They even took us on a hike down to the stream. They have an adorable dog too! Loved our stay.

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Amanda L, Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Marlene Thank you for your lovely review on our Bed and Breakfast. So greatfull on your feedback that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Yes we did spend a lot of time and love to create our little heaven. Hiking trail will be ready on your next trip to enjoy a small piece of nature. Hope you had... More 

Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We arrived in Durban after a long drive in the car, we got a warm welcome from Johnny, Amanda and the Golden Retriever:), We had a very nice room, the giraffe Room, wauw! It was a little piece of heaven for us. The bathroom is huge, the bed itself is really comfy,the view is nice, and we enjoyed our day... More 

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Amanda L, Owner at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Good morning Carmen Thank you for your wonderful feedback on your stay with us. Yes the Giraffe Room is really the room to relax and forget about the outside world and the hammocks a bonus to fall asleep in lol. So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and I will give Chaka a big hug. Our four legged... More 

East London, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

What a lovely welcoming hosts! We were very tired but were made to feel at home and ushered with guavadillas. The place is clean and different with a beautiful natural garden and lots of interesting thing.

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Amanda L, Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi hi It was really lovely having you with us. Yes the guavadillas is still full in fruit and a great give away to enjoy. Thank you for your lovely review on our establishment. Hope to see again soon to do the hike down to the river. Have a lovely day and thank you again for the review. Kind Regards... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast / Conference Center is a 4 star and AA Highly Recommended graded accommodation that is an owner-run Bed and Breakfast in Queensburgh/Malvern area. Situated 17km outside the city of Durban in the Kwa-Zulu Natal province of South Africa. Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast/ Conference Center borders on to the Roosfontein Nature Reserve. It was once owned by the Voortrekker pioneer Francois Roos and is home to many grassland, birds, wild flowers, smaller mammals and antelope species. Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast / Conference Center caters mainly for the traveler who enjoys a tranquil setting, bush, hiking trails and bird watching. Walking trails on the property provide access to the dense bush where many bird species and animals including Oribi buck, legewane, rock rabbits, pheasants, bush babies, jennets and vervet monkeys can be spotted. All air-conditioned rooms are modestly furnished with tasteful ethnic decor and luxurious fabrics to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast / Conference Center is an Eco friendly destination and has a variety of measures in place to reduce the impact on the environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast

Address: 7 Northcliffe Road | Escombe, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $52 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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