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Acorn B&B in Durban

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had to go to Durban for a family matter. Despite the unfortunate circumstances we were warmly welcomed by the owner Don and made instantly to feel at home. The rooms were comfortable and very well appointed and because we had three of the upstairs bedrooms we congregated in the communal living room which is ideal for parties of... More 

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review. It is much appreciated. I hope your next visit will be under much more pleasant circumstances and your stay at Acorn B&B will be even better. It is appreciative guests like yourselves who make my job the best in the world. I look forward to... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don is a incredible host, great breakfast, every morning. Cozy rooms with fresh ocean breeze in the evenings coming in thru the windows. Also close to great Restaurants! Highly recommend this place when in Durban!!

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful compliments. Always great to have such an appreciative guest to stay. Makes all the attention to detail worthwhile for this appreciative guest. Hope to be able to welcome you back again - hopefully in the not too distant future. Thanks once again for taking the time out of your busy schedule to do this glowing review. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

I recently stayed at the Acorn for several days. The hosts were wonderful. Don could not have been more helpful. He went out of his way to help me and ensure my safety at all times. After giving me a tour of some wonderful architecture in Durban on the way back from picking me up at the airport. After arriving,... More 

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

Always wonderful when I have a very appreciative guest to stay. Thank you for this detailed review. You are correct in saying I enjoy assisting visitors to my country in order that they enjoy their visit so much and want to return again some day. It would be an honour to host you again some day - this time please... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The rooms are beautifully furnished with African decor, they are really welcoming . They are bedding and linen very neat. They are not too far from the beach, restaurants and malls. The management and the entire team are really friendly.

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

I hope we can host you again soon at Acorn B&B, now that you know how central we are to everything. Your home from home. Thank you for taking time out of your very busy schedule to do this review for us, it is most appreciated. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Acorn B&B is a very comfortable place to stay. The room that I stayed in faced the pool. The room was large and comfortable. The breakfast was really good. The management were very friendly and helpful.

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

Your room is waiting for you Mike when next in Durban. I hope you will be back soon to stay in your home away from home. I am very honoured to have you do a review on Acorn B&B as I know you have stayed in a great many establishments and don't do reviews. Thanks for taking time from your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I Realy enjoy staying here . Its located central to lots of entertainment ,malls and restaurant venues nothing more than a few minutes away The service is great Rooms are neat , clean and have a cosy feel to it.

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Andre. Always great to have a good review when a guest has spend many weeks living here. Glad to know we still have that home from home feel for you. We have no problem sharing you with all the local entertainment venues and restaurants so you will never get bored during your stay What a pleasure... More 

Brakpan, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The hospitality afforded me by Don was exceptional. This is the third time I have stayed here and it has only improved. Real home from home! Breakfast around a common table with all the other guests is fantastic and the option to eat near the pool is also good. Travelling with a big vehicle for business and having place for... More 

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

Hi Eddie you stayed here for so long we are all missing you at breakfast! Thanks for taking time from your busy schedule to do a review. It makes everything worthwhile when we have guests like yourself who appreciate what we offer. We look forward to your next visit when doing business in Durban................. More 

Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I spent 12 extremely pleasant days last month at Acorn B & B - the setting is unequalled and the hospitality equally as pleasant. After arriving from a 25 hour trip from NA I was treated to a delicious SA breakfast, on their delightful porch, in perfect weather! The decor and ambience is nothing but spectacular. My stay was amazing... More 

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

Wow Neil - this is great coming from an experienced traveller like yourself. Much appreciated for this glowing review. Hope to meet your Canadian family during your next visit to the South African half. Greetings from Barbara Don and Tammy. We all miss you. More 

Hampshire
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37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We stayed with Don and Barbara for three nights in February at the start of a month long holiday. Prior to our trip we'd been in email correspondence with Don and he'd been very helpful, giving us lots of tips about the battlefields and the Underberg. We were therefore a bit alarmed when he asked us to bring out a... More 

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

What charming Agatha Christy guest you were. Never a dull moment. Hope to see you both back at Acorn B & B in Durban again one day. Thanks for taking the trouble to write a review about your stay with us. Very glad our budding authoress was able to get pen to paper and record your holiday in South Africa.... More 

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Acorn B & B provided the most comfortable refuge with every amenity we required and with the most accommodating host. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home and at ease. The furnishings were intriguing and lavish with a strong African theme. The breakfasts were delicious - and in the Durban outdoors. Our host even booked... More 

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Acorn_BB_in_Durban, Owner at Acorn B&B in Durban, responded to this review

Love appreciative guests like yourselves, and hope you will return again one day so we can show you more of this wonderful city of Durban. Glad you loved our colonial African theme and our favourite restaurants in this area. Just hope your friends and family will enjoy it as much as yourselves. Till we all meet again - Kind regards... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
I know a place that feels like home..."Set high on the Durban Berea is the exclusive "Acorn B&B in Durban..." An oasis of calm and graciousness, with lush tropical gardens, sparkling pool, and interior comfort, decor and service of the highest international standards.... Whether you're having a refreshing dip in the pool, settling in with a good book under the thatch, or having a quiet drink with friends under the stars, "Acorn B&B in Durban" grounds are conducive to relaxation.We have facilities for outdoor dining as well as braais (barbecues). We are able to host small functions, from secluded high-level business gatherings to intimate cocktail parties. We wish you a pleasant stay and look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you again on your next trip! TARRIF: R725 single and R495 sharing Including Breakfast WE HAVE A GENERATOR AND FREE WIFI ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acorn B&B in Durban

Address: 3 Wolfenden Grove Off Marriott Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $49 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Acorn B&B in Durban 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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