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Jhb
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Reserved the Venture Inn using one of their 'last minute' deals. Reserved for 2 nights purely as somewhere to sleep. 3 rooms booked. All were clean and neat, beds comfortable and linen clean. As a budget 2 star Inn, it was well worth the stay.

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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival, we were frustrated to find reception closed by 8pm. We then had to enter a smoke filled, drunken den. A kind local then took it upon himself to attempt to show us to our room, to quote in his own words "I have no idea what I am doing". Once we finally reached our room, we were both...

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ventureinn2015, Guest Relations Manager at The Venture Inn, responded to this review

Good day and thank you for taking time to bring to our attention your unhappiness during your night stay with us. The Inn is a budget 2 star graded by South African Tourism Board for offering budget, that being very cheap accommodation and value for money. On all the Web pages we appear on, our check in times are clearly...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The hotel is on a hill overlooking palm trees and the sea. Beautiful view from the dining room. Seems popular place for guests. Pros: - very friendly and helpful staff. - place is well-kept up and clean. Seems like place is from the 1940s with the fixtures of that era. - budget: price for room and eating in restaurant are...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 December 2015

A friend and I stayed her recently and it was an overall good experience. Check in was seamless and the receptionist was super friendly and helpful. Our room was simple, but clean. The second day we went to the beach and arrived to a spotless room once again. Breakfast was sufficient.

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ventureinn2015, Guest Relations Manager at The Venture Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Looking forward to seeing you again soon for your affordable stay away from home☺

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2015

we had a really pleasant stay my girlfriend and i spent a weekend there, The staff are really friendly and Rooms are well kept and clean daily , keep up the good work guys. the service was excellent, only negative point was the pool was not clean.

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ventureinn2015, Manager at The Venture Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we are so happy that you could stay happily with us and enjoy the peaceful surrounds and views. We are only a 2 star Inn, but pride ourselves in offering an affordable and pleasant stay without breaking the bank. I am grateful for your attention brought to the pool and have dealt with the...

Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

I have stayed a number of Hotels and BnB and never in my life did I come across such a horrible place. The sheets were filthy with some fluid marks on them, the pillows were also dirty with some funny spots on them, the towels were worn out with funny marks, the toiles did not flush properly and even the...

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ventureinn2015, Manager at The Venture Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back, I am saddened that you did not take us up on another room. The staff responsible for the bleach marks (not dirt) were called in and the problem rectified. The carpets were removed after this incident and replaced with tiles. I do apologise for inconveniences you may have been caused, but thank you for...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Such a great experience, difficult to find economical accommodation for workers or families... wherever you stay, the rates are expensive and out of the average travelers budget. The accommodation was simple but clean and the food out of this world. A friendly staff compliment with a really extensive and reasonably priced menu in the restaurant and bar. Definitely will recommend...

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ventureinn2015, Manager at The Venture Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, it is so lovely to see the need for a budget accommodation venue without the bells and whistles, but clean and friendly at a price that is affordable and doable in todays economy. Hoping to see you soon in the near future!

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Sunday lunch cost R70 per head and good portions ,restaurant very busy ,we were a table of 5 and were very well looked after ,highly recommended for lunch,privately owned,hotel is ideal for families and has its own pool

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ventureinn2015, Director of Sales at The Venture Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, we take pride in offering a reasonably priced, affordable stay with friendly staff and simple old fashioned good food. Hope to see you again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Venture Inn

Address: Lot 366 Commercial Road, Umtentweni, Port Shepstone 4235, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Port Shepstone
Price Range: $50 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Venture Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“room 18 nice big room”
 of 5 bubbles Latisha1103, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The semi self catering room is lovely, with the option of breakfasts in the restaurant. Roomy and convenient.”
  • Family room
  • Double en suite room
 of 5 bubbles biancamayt, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
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