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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

A very luxurious guest house. My room was upstairs, had a sea view and massive walk in shower, jacuzzi bath etc. There is an honesty bar downstairs, at very reasonable prices. Breakfast was fantastic, with a good selection to choose from. A very nice place at very reasonable room rates. I will be back soon.

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Balmoral Guest House is like home from home. I stayed at the Balmoral for 2 months and it was great. The owners and staff are very friendly, accommodating and nothing is too much of an effort. It is located within 5 minutes safe walking distance of Kensington Road and within 10 minutes safe walking distance of Mackeurtan Avenue so...

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Thank Ray W
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have stayed over at Balmoral guest house a few times before but not written about it. And every time is as great as the last. A beautiful clean spacious, fantastically run guest house. The rooms are Stunning and well kept. the breakfast out on the terrace is always made to order and tasty. there is a honesty bar available...

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Thank DarrellBN
Alberton, South Africa
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Privately owned guest house with 9 rooms, situated close to the north of Durban just past the Umgeni River. An excellent place for business. Rooms are tasteful, with great bathrooms in an open plan to the room. A peaceful central courtyard resembles a small Zen garden. Breakfasts are taken alfresco on the patio. Fairly standard fare for breakfast, but it's...

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Thank equality11
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Ok! So if you are looking for a guest house in Durban North, you cannot stay anywhere else. I say this because I have tried them all! The location is ideal, between Umhlanga and Durban central. One of my absolute musts when when traveling is cleanliness, and this facility is kept spotless, inside and out. The rooms are spacious and...

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Thank Graham V
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

So pleased we stayed at Balmoral Guest House in a very safe location and very handy to shops. Super room that came with a water view. The breakfast every morning covered food for all eaters and great setting to sit and eat. The 3 friendly housekeepers gave a superb service to guests. Owners Kate and Alan made sure we were...

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Thank elvisp1935
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 September 2012

Barry and I spent three nights at this beautifully appointed guest house located in a quiet street in Durban North, just a few minutes walk away from numerous restaurants and shops. The guest house itself is immaculate, with beautiful finishes and crisp, clean linen and towels and the owners, Kate and Allen are nice, friendly people. We had a spacious...

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Thank Pam W
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Having stayed in many guest houses in the Durban North area, I certainly had lots of properties I could compare Balmoral to during my first stay. I am happy to say that it trumped my biggest expection in every sense. Love the central location in the Durban North area The warm welcome you are given by the friendly hostess is...

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Thank Willie S
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 January 2012

A wonderfully appointed B&B with access to downtown, beaches and restaurants. Lovely breakfast and the kids loved the fact that there are numerous power outlets for all their tech gadets and ability to charge whilst travelling from abroad. Excellent service from Janet and her team. Thanks for another wonderful stay! Will be back and would recommend to anyone........

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Thank Keith S
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 14 November 2011

Private, quite and in a great position for business. Walk to Broadway Restraunts if you need to, I found this lodge to be clean and professional and the decor is simple and tasteful. Better than staying in a large hotel or in a domestic b and b, more pivacy and more peaceful. This place is new and fresh and recomended...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Balmoral Guest House boasts 8 well appointed bedrooms with great attention to detail, each with their own private patio where guests can relax in their own space. Well situated to Shopping Centres and Restaurants and the Durban CBD area and beaches. Breakfast is served on the open patio and Dinner is available on request. Transfer / Taxi Services can be arranged at an additional cost. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Balmoral Guest House

Address: 63 Balmoral Drive | Durban North, Durban 4053, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $124 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Balmoral Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 4 is close to the patio, so if you want to sleep in a bit, choose another room.One of the rooms has a private garden which is fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles equality11, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The executive suite is particularly roomy and the jacuzzi bath a real luxury”
 of 5 bubbles PamW978, 24 Sep 2012 | Read review
“One of the rooms in the garden with it's own patio outside”
 of 5 bubbles WillieS320, 29 Jan 2012 | Read review
“The back rooms are quieter, the top rooms have a view”
 of 5 bubbles pieman312595, 14 Nov 2011 | Read review
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