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Oldenburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are relatively big and have an amazing bathroom. There are terraces in front of the rooms, which is a plus for smokers. There are many restaurants around and a shopping mall as well as a good supermarket, where you can find what you want. the only disadvantage is the absence of a real restaurant in the guest house,...

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Many thanks for your review of Chelsea Villa, we greatly appreciate your comments. We hope to see you again soon in the future. Kind Regards Alison Munro

East London, South Africa
Reviewed December 12, 2016

We took a group of u13 girls on a water polo tour and stayed as this lovely guest house. They made us feel very welcome and at home. The facilities are lovely, clean and the linen crisp and fresh. As a parents that stayed with the kids, we were extremely happy with the accommodation, the safety aspect and the breakfasts...

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Many, Many thanks for your review of Chelsea Villa. It was really wonderful to have your group group stay with us, the girls were wonderful ambassadors for your province and a pleasure to have as guests. Kind Regards Alison Munro

Reviewed November 13, 2016

Had the most amazing stay for 10 weeks. Alison and her team working very hard to make the stay enjoyable. Enjoyed the very comfortable room and great food, just perfect post exams during a hectic course. Thank you very much. Will definitely see you soon.

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mzwandile, Thanks so much for the wonderful review. It was a pleasure to have you and the group to stay with us as Chelsea Villa. All of us at the guest house saw first hand how hard you all worked and know that in your futures you will all succeed. Congratulation and success always. Kind Regards Alison

Alberton, South Africa
Reviewed July 8, 2016

I stayed here on business for the second time A real hidden gem in Glenwood. Rooms are spotlessly clean with all amenities and comforts. Business visitors will find a good desk with variety of plugs and good light. Rooms are fresh and homely, with an understated luxury. The staff and management are extremely friendly and accommodating. There are no vies...

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Many, many thanks for you wonderful review. Myself and the staff really do try to make our guest experience one that they will remember. Thanks for returning to Chelsea Villa and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Alison

East London, South Africa
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

My son and I have just spent a wonderful 9 days at Chelsea Villa. We were here for a tennis tournament and we couldn't have found a more perfect place to stay. The establishment is conveniently situated, close to a variety of shops and the main highways. Our room was clean and spacious, as was the bathroom. Towels were beautifully...

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks so much for the wonderful review that you gave us at Chelsea Villa. All our guest responses are put up on the staff notice board and they really get a huge thrill - as do I - when guest are complimentary about our service and guest house. Thanks for spreading the word about our guest house with...

Reviewed June 16, 2016

I have stayed at Chelsey various times for business. I recieve the same excellent service always. Great breakfast, excellent team. Rooms are 5 star, great beds and linen, bathrooms are above standard with corner baths and awesome showers.

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Elrike, Many thanks for the review and all the wonderful support. We really love to hear from our guests and it makes all our efforts doubly worth while. Kind Regards Alison

Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the villa for a month during a work visit. The rooms were spectacular, breakfast is consistently delicious and high quality, and the staff are courteous and reliable. The villa is located near many great restaurants and a shopping center is within a walkable distance. The owner, Allison, is very kind and helpful and provided me with a...

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Hi there VLHR, Many, many thanks for the wonderful review. It was really a pleasure to have you stay at Chelsea Villa. As you can see we are all very passionate about our work and it really could not be done without our loyal and hardworking staff. Kind Regards from us all. Alison

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Stayed at Chelsea Villa for 4 nights and found the accommodation perfect for my needs. Although it's a little expensive for a guest house, it is central, 15min from city centre, with local restaurants and a Woolies 5 min walk away. The room was well appointed, the aircon was quiet and the hair dryer was not a crappy little piece...

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Dear LadyLau, Many thanks for the review, we really appreciate your feed back. Each time we get a review it gives us a chance to improve our service in the areas mentioned and build on what we are getting right. We look forward to your return and please do bring your costume - even in winter - as the weather...

Big Bend, Swaziland
Reviewed March 5, 2016

An awesome place with amazing hosts and staff. I stayed at Chelsea Villa for a week and had such an exceptional time. The stay was perfect ,my room was amazing with all my favourite TV channels!! breakfast and dinner just too fantastic! and the service is first class!!! Thank you for an amazing stay !!!

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sol K, Many, many thanks for your super review. We all try so hard, so it is really wonderful to get your feed back. We publish all our reviews on our staff notice board and they really get very excited to see all our guest comments. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Alison

West Malling, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 28, 2016

My husband and I visited Durban from the UK from 06 Feb 2016 to 18 Feb 2016 and were extremely lucky to be able to stay in this gorgeous B&B. We couldn't find fault with anything about our stay, and nor was there a need to. The room we stayed in was one of the largest as this was one...

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Alis0n052, Owner at Chelsea Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Veronica, Many, many thanks for your wonderful review. After staying with us at Chelsea Villa, for 12 nights, I'm sure you realise that our success could not be achieved without our loyal and dedicated staff. They really do come up smiling all the time. This makes it so much easier for Caroline and myself to try and achieve the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Chelsea Villa Guest House

Address: 136 Brand Road | Glenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Number of rooms: 11
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“If you want quiet, and need to sleep slightly later, do not choose a room near the pool area, as breakfasts are served close by”
 of 5 bubbles equality11, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles elrikeo, Jun 16, 2016 | Read review
“I had room 18, which was quiet and private.”
 of 5 bubbles LadyLau, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“We specifically like the rooms that have outside access. No problems with noise. Rooms that I viewed have there own special character.”
 of 5 bubbles veronicas360, Feb 28, 2016 | Read review
“Not at Beach front area positioned in the middle of a Suburban area”
 of 5 bubbles Majusto, Jan 6, 2016 | Read review
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