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Essenwood House

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Overview
630 Stephen Dlamini Road Berea, Durban 4001 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

Great service and welcoming staff. Clean rooms, great breakfast and lovely lush garden. Vervet monkeys hanging around, and if you are lucky they will throw some action over the breakfast experience, and in the evening you can enjoy the sound of crickets! Essenwood House is...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

We stayed at Essenwood House in Durban for 4-nights in late Oct ($87). The Essenwood is located in the chic suburb of Berea on a ridge overlooking downtown Durban. You entered the property through a security gate and down a steep, narrow driveway to a...More

Thank ndser
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Pleasant stay in a old colonial atmosphere. if his can help : the key and key hole old fashioned and too low, no plug for kettle nor anywhere to put on, had to plug it on the floor and the shower cord broken. Comfortable room...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Coming here is just like arriving home, or better, arriving at your parents home! Everything is quite relaxed and the entire space is really nice just to hang out and have a grew at time. You are also well located in the city in a...More

Thank João C
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We were so fortunate to choose to stay here, quite by chance. A beautifully appointed b&b and so very quiet and peaceful away from the bustle of the city, and yet conveniently situated. Wonderful spacious room and bathroom, very comfortable and luxurious with so many...More

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Description
Essenwood House offers both the corporate or leisure guest all the comforts of a magnificent Edwardian private home in true 5 star affordable accommodation. Set in a tropical garden, peace and quiet yet minutes ...More away from the city centre of Durban, shopping malls, restaurants, Durban Convention centre and the well-known Durban beaches. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$55 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$55 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
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Room & Suite (34)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (3)
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Gaia A
July 24, 2015|
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Response from Essenwood | Property representative |
Hi, The Convention centre is too far to walk, about 10 minutes by car. Taxis available on requests. We have many guests staying here for Conferences, they all take taxis or have hired cars Regards John Chance
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customerknowsbest
February 26, 2015|
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Response from Essenwood | Property representative |
Taxis available at 10 minutes notice 24 hours a day!! Just a phone call away Regards John Chance
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Room Tips
"Choose the rooms with city view, it gives view over the garden / pool area, with the city in a far distance..."
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"Room #2 is excellent on ground floor."
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"Room 4 is private and beautifully laid out. / room 2- lovely setting with great views onto pool and sea"
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"We stayed in 2 different rooms and both were fantastic so I think all rooms here are spacious, well equipped..."
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