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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, clean, quiet, friendly. Great service. Edith, Leon, and their two very friendly dogs welcomed us. We felt right at home. The rooms were clean light and airy. We were provided with French press coffee for our rooms! We were able to walk the neighborhood in the mornings. When Edith found that we liked to walk she mentioned "Pigeon Park,"... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I stayed at this guesthouse for 12 days. The owners and employees are very friendly and helpful. It is clam but only 10 minutes away from the city centre. The view over the bay/port is great and the guesthouse is easy to find from the N3.

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Edith T, Owner at An Upper Room, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review our establishment. It is nice to know that our efforts to make guests comfortable is noticed. Hope to have you stay again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This B&B was wonderful, from a warm reception to help in everything I needed. It's just 10m away driving from the centre and we can get some great views of the Durban coast. Great people, great food and great place!

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Edith T, Owner at An Upper Room, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our B&B. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having a return visit. More 

cape town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The guesthouse owners were really warm and friendly. The room was huge and comfortable. Everything you wanted was there.The breakfast was very good and the service wonderful. I arrived on a very wet, rainy evening after a full day of work and travel and did not have dinner and the owner made sure that I found a way to find... More 

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Edith T, Owner at An Upper Room, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. It is our pleasure to have our guests feel happy with their stay as well as comfortable. More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

It was beyond perfect, Conny she the best ever with her beautiful smile, Leon a nice joker and kind, Edith you made us feel @home, love your kindness as well, not forgetting the sweet Lili (dog) if I remember correctly. Thank you guys, we really enjoyed! !!! Mchwaaaa...

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Edith T, Owner at An Upper Room, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing our establishment. Glad you enjoyed our hospitality we enjoyed having you stay and look forward to your return with your kids. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I had a really good time there. I stayed for 2 nights and the staff was very helpful with transport (the pace is not located in the centre) and dinner options. You definitely need a taxi to get around i you don't have a rental car. I'd recommend.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

My usual guest house closed down so this was my first stay here. Excellent room and breakfast. Value for money and the owner and staff are very helpful in every way. We stayed in the cottage which is very quiet and spotlessly clean.

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Edith T, Owner at An Upper Room, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our B&B, it is nice to know that we are doing things the right way to make it pleasurable for our guests to stay. It is very important that we keep up the good standard we have set out to achieve for our guests to enjoy. More 

Nijkerk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We've had a great stay at An Upper Room, The owners and staff are really friendly and helpfull. the room felt like home away from home and the view over the port was nice. when i will come back to Durban i will book a room here again. Theo

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Edith makes you feel welcome from the minute you walk in the doors. Lovely clean rooms with en-suite bathrooms. Absolutely no complaints about the accommodation and breakfast. Unfortunately I won't be back due to one reason - the inadequate parking. Constant moving of cars will prohibit me from returning. The yard just doesn't allow for enough parking.

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Edith T, Owner at An Upper Room, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, unfortunatley there was a problem with parking as every guest had a car we try to move cars for the guests. Fortunately this does not happen to often. Pleased that you enjoyed the stay other than the parking. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I stayed for two nights in the cottage. It was clean and welcoming. The beds were good, and the shower in good working order. I felt welcome. Breakfast was delicious, thank you! Just kind in mind that the "Upper Room" is a few kilometers from downtown.

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Edith T, Owner at An Upper Room, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Bed and Breakfast, so pleased you found it to be to your liking. We appreciate it when guests apreciate our efforts to make the B&B comfortable. clean and friendly. Hope we will meet again in the future. More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An Upper Room Bed and Breakfast is situated on the Durban's ridge with a spectacular view over the harbor. Set away from the main roads in tranquil surroundings and frequented by many species of birds. We are situated at the top of Pigeon Valley which teems with numerous species of wild life. An Upper Room offers peace and tranquility for the business executive or holiday maker. Children of all ages are welcome, and those who are 5 years and under stay for free. There is a street patrol 24 hours a day in the area to ensure that the area is safe. We are 800m from the KZN University Howard Collage, within walking distance. We have two dogs Lily & Bentley, who love visitors especially children, and are friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about An Upper Room

Address: 60 Clair Avenue | Manor Gardens, Glenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $58 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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