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    Essenwood House

    630 Stephen Dlamini Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
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          Reviewed January 4, 2016

          Great position as it is so close to everything and in a nice neighbourhood. Very comfortable bed and nice breakfast in excellent surroundings and lovely garden. Paddy and John were very helpful with restaurants etc. I will definitely stay here again when next visiting Durban....More

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          Thank HarrytheHogg
          Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House

          Many thanks for your very kind message about your stay, So glad for you that England thumped us at cricket- we should go and play rounders!! Hope the rest of your stay successful best wishes Joh

          Reviewed December 31, 2015

          We spent four nights here in room 5 (I believe). From our shady, cool balcony we had a lovely view of the gardens and pool below and Durban and the Indian Ocean beyond. The room was large and comfortable with a huge bathroom and room-sized...More

          Thank unguidedmissal
          Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House

          So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us as much as we enjoyed having you with us. Always a pleasure to hear from our guests, even with the occasional criticism, which keeps us on our toes! Hope to ee you again best wishes john

          Reviewed December 2, 2015

          We stayed in essenwood house for 4 nights in November. John and paddy were excellent hosts,with useful advice on children's play areas,and on the Campbell collection which is well worth seeing.rooms are large and comfortable ,breakfasts are excellent,there is a good outdoor pool and nice...More

          Thank kenny028
          Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House

          Thank you so much for writing about your stay with us. We are both so pleased that everything went off well and you found lots to do! Very busy here at Christmas, hope to see you again best wishes John and Paddy

          Reviewed November 18, 2015

          Dear Paddy and John. We had a wonderful stay at Essenwood. The house and garden provided a perfect haven within the busy city. Your hospitality was perfect. We have already recommended you to friends who may have reason to visit Durban. We will definitely come...More

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          Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House

          \Thank you so much for writing about your stay with us. Always appreciated to hear from our guests, even the few who have not found it so great! It just makes us try harder to be 100% in all departments Hope to see to see...More

          Reviewed November 16, 2015

          On arrival this was slightly different to what I expected. It is as advertised a house and not a lodge per se. The staff are welcoming and the rooms are well thought out with loads of space. Attention to detail was noted with too many...More

          Thank Alastair M
          Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House

          Many thanks for taking the trouble to write about your stay, We always like to hear from our guests, even though a few times things have not been 100%.It just makes us try harder! Hope to see you again best wishes John and paddy

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • $65 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 6
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          • Durban
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Gaia A
          I'll be attending a conference at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Conference centre. Is it a walkable distance?
          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
          Hi - do we need to have a car or can we get a taxi from your location? thank you.
          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
          "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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          "We had the ground floor room and family members had an upstairs room within the house. Magnificent views..."
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