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Chichester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very pleasant and informative stay . Comfortable rooms and nice surroundings. Our hosts were very attentive and helpful, and informative of the abundant wildlife around. Top marks will stay again. The breakfast was well presented and plentiful with a a good choice.

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Deborah Many thanks for your lovely and positive feedback on Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. Pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back with us again. Have a safe trip and a lovely day Kind Regards Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast Staff More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in the early evening in this B&B and the welcome was very lovely. The room (we had the room "zebra") was nice furnished and with it's 3 beds quite big. Free tea and coffee was included. The location was perfect when you are on the move up to Jo'burg but not that well just for a visit in... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Reception was excellent, service was also excellent, breakfast was well prepared and set up was good, will definitely make use of it again, as well recommend it to family and friends. Good and secure setting!

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Thank you so much for your wonderful review on our establishment. Alway great to get positive feedback from our happy guest. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you in the near future again? Have a lovely day Kind Regards Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast Staff More 

Lochearnhead, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had an absolutely amazing stay. Room was beautiful and all staff were extremely polite and helpful. Sad we only stayed for one night, will definitely be back for longer! Thank you so much to all at Roosfontein for making our stay a special one.

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Michelle Many thanks for you lovely and positive feedback on TripAdvisor. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us although it was way to sort. Hope we can spoil you the next time you visit us. Have a lovely day. Kind Regards Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast Staff More 

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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Prior to departing on my trip to Durban I had researched some B&B's where I could acquire some subtle peace and calmness for a few days when I stumbled across this gem. Deservedly, it is currently in the top 10 for B&B's in Durban and although it may be a little way out of town the cosiness and scenery that... More 

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi We would like to thank you for the lovely and positive feedback you have posted on TripAdvisor. Always a great pleasure to receive such wonderful feedback from our happy guests. Glad you have enjoyed your room, breakfast and the walk into the Roosfontein Nature Reserve. We hope you have a safe trip back home, and would love to have... More 

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Although we spent just one night here we enjoyed every bit of it. Wish we could stay longer. Enjoyed the shower and was pleased with the overall cleaniness of the bathroom. Bed was very comfy and Loved that they had an electric blanket.

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hallo Sarika Thank you so much for your lovely review on Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. Although your stay was short we are happy that all amenities did meet your approval. Hope to have you with us again Have a lovely day Kind Regards Roosfontein BB Staff More 

San Francisco
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

A very nice B&B, I think there were 7 rooms altogether surrounding the main house in a park setting. The room was lovely, the breakfasts delicious, and the hosts were charming (dog included :). You really need a car though - it's a bit far off the beaten path.

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Hi Many thank for your wonderful review and great to get positive feedback from our guest that they enjoy the room setup and breakfast. Yes our furry fluffy four legged host "Chaka" is our gem on the property Hope to have you with us in the future again. Kind Regards Roosfontein BB Staff More 

Richards Bay, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2016

It's a very beautiful place suitable for all categories.. I would definitely would love to stay there again. It's clean and the service is perfect.. I very quiet and organised.. The orientation we got from the boss was perfect..

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Perfect814 Thank you for you great review. Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. Would love to have you back soon? Hope you had a safe trip home? Kind Regards Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stayed in the Giraffe room and it exceeded our expectations. It is very very clean. Everywhere we looked, spotless. The room is super spacious with lots of places to put your things. The bathroom is huge. Enough space for two to place their toiletries. The location is stunning. There is a beautiful view of the Roosfontein reserve,with a balcony.... More 

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hallo Jean Thank you so much for a wonderful review on Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. Glad you had a relax stay with us and your approval on all the small details that we do put in place for our guest to enjoy. Thank you so much for recommending us on Trip Advisor, always great to get positive feedback from our... More 

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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Loved the owner. Humble and friendly staff, always there to assist. Have all needed refreshments in the fridge at an affordable price. Safe and quite place easy to access all the attractive sites of durban. Had a great time, planning to go back and this will still be my 1st preference.

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Amanda L, General Manager at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hallo Tebogo Many thanks for your kind and sincere review you have placed on TripAdvisor. Always great to get such wonderful feedback from our guest that they enjoyed their stay at Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast. Can't wait for your next visit to us and to enjoy Durban all over again. Kind Regards Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast / Conference Center is a 4 star and AA Highly Recommended graded accommodation that is an owner-run Bed and Breakfast in Queensburgh/Malvern area. Situated 17km outside the city of Durban in the Kwa-Zulu Natal province of South Africa. Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast/ Conference Center borders on to the Roosfontein Nature Reserve. It was once owned by the Voortrekker pioneer Francois Roos and is home to many grassland, birds, wild flowers, smaller mammals and antelope species. Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast / Conference Center caters mainly for the traveler who enjoys a tranquil setting, bush, hiking trails and bird watching. Walking trails on the property provide access to the dense bush where many bird species and animals including Oribi buck, legewane, rock rabbits, pheasants, bush babies, jennets and vervet monkeys can be spotted. All air-conditioned rooms are modestly furnished with tasteful ethnic decor and luxurious fabrics to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast / Conference Center is an Eco friendly destination and has a variety of measures in place to reduce the impact on the environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast

Address: 7 Northcliffe Road | Escombe, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $68 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“A room upstairs might be ideal as the patio rooms are on the common pathway.”
 of 5 bubbles ElleEm, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Giraffe room has the best view with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 289jeani, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Giraffe Room has a lovely view, is big and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 496carmenj, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room no 1 if you are a couple staying. Both room and bathroom are very large and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles abrahamb2014, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We used our GPS to find this facility which found it with ease. The Giraffe room has the best view of the valley below. A friendly dog is on premesis.”
 of 5 bubbles ferret50, 9 May 2014 | Read review
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