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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Akanan is a very professionally run establishment, and very Family friendly. The breakfasts are excellent and well prepared, the roooms are spotless and very tastefully decorated as is the rest of the establishment. A home from home atmosphere, and an amazing lapa and swimmingpool to chill at as well, we will be back.

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Roodekrans
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was my second time I had the pleasure of staying in Akanan. You feel at home as soon as you get there and experience the friendly service. I travel down for business and it is really easy to get to and to get out of Akanan, realy a home away from home. Thank you!

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I liked everything about this Guest house i.e. location, hosts friendliness , food, breakfast, bedrooms and most of all cleanliness but I did feel like I was living in someone's home. All in all its a great place to stay.

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Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Owners made us feel very welcome and comfortable. One of the best guest houses we have stayed at. Friendly clean and well worth every cent. Will definitely go back again. Good location close to shops etc

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Obninsk, Russia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is very suitable variant for staying. Location is good: between Durban and Umhlanga. The room was quite comphortable and service was excellent. There are a beach and a supermarket not far from the guest house.

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

A very comfortable BnB with extremely friendly hosts. The breakfast was superb, the accommodation was exceptional. In addition, the BnB is in close proximity to all the essentials while being away from home. Highly recommended.

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Weenen
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I was welcomed although my booking was on very short notice. Loved the breakfast selection/order chart. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The owners are also very friendly and welcoming. What a wonderful stay.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Thank you Annemarie, Douw and family for a very hospitable and comfortable stay at Akanan. Our room was very comfortable and clean and we had an excellent view. We will certainly come back again when visiting Durban!

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Pretoria
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Here you stay in a relaxed environment where the friendly staff will become family. Those the room that will suit your requirements. B&B or self catering. Enjoy a freshly made breakfast of your choice. There is a facility to have a braai next to the pool. Whatever your desire you will enjoy the stay.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Was an awesome week, I would have loved to stay longer! The owners are so friendly and go out of there way to assist you if anything is needed. Will definitely go back for another holiday. Thanks Anne-Marie

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Akanan Guest House is a stylish guest house in La Lucia; flanked by the Indian Ocean with Durban City and sports stadiums on the south and Gateway, Umhlanga and the airport on the north. We are very easy to find just off the M4 freeway between Durban and Umhlanga Rocks.The owners will be your hosts for the duration of your stay and be assured of our best service and warm hospitality at all times.The guest house holds a reputation for the finest cuisine and hospitality. Breakfast is generous, consisting of a buffet of Fresh Fruit salad, Fruit Juices, Cereals, Yoghurts, Cheeses, Cold Meats, Muffins, Breads, as well as a freshly cooked English-style breakfast.It is a dream destination for leisure travellers, business people and sport lovers.The house offers 4 luxury rooms and 1 self-catering unit. The rooms and the self-catering unit have expected luxuries and amenities. Each of these is tastefully decorated. An air-conditioner, ceiling fan, Commercial DSTV channels, cherry, complimentary coffee and tea station with biscuits, microwave oven, limited cutlery and crockery, bar fridge, hair dryer and safe is standard in each room.The one self-catering unit offers a fully equipped kitchen.The house offers an entertainment area with a bar and pool table and board games. A comfortable lounge to relax in is available. A swimming pool is available on the premises to cool down from the hot summer sun. Akanan offers services and facilities at a nominal fee: Laundry Service, Telephone & Fax Facility. Other Services provided at no cost are Wireless Internet Access, Secure Parking, and Arrangements for Shuttle Services, VIP / Tourist Protection and Day Tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akanan Guest House

Address: 11 Aubrey Drive | Glen Ashley, Durban, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $72 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Akanan Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Best views & close to the beaches”
 of 5 bubbles JusticeSgegede, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“there is a separate annex beside the pool which is a self contained flat with a huge bedroom with a kings size bed and two singles, great for a family and you can use the fully kitted out kitchen to cook meals in if you wished. There is also a very large room with a balcony with sea views in the main house upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles terryj273, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Take a Room with a view to the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles 807henrikv, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Luxury room has a views of the sea....from a distance”
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