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    Essenwood House

    630 Stephen Dlamini Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Reviewed 23 December 2016

    We were only able to stay one night but we were very happy with the accommodation. Lovely clean room and charming hosts. Breakfast was excellent. When we travel to Durban again we will definitely choose them again

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    Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 26 December 2016

    Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write about your stay with us. It is very much appreciated and we are glad that all went well! Look forward to seeing you again best wishes John and Paddy

    Reviewed 23 November 2016

    We loved Essenwood House! Huge gorgeous old house, beautiful bedroom, lovely view of Durban and the garden, hosts were friendly but unobtrusive, good breakfast, convenient location... I will definitely always try to stay there when I'm in Durban.

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    Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 8 December 2016

    Thank you so much for writing about yor stay with us. We are so glad that you enjoyd your visit and hope to see you here again! Once again many thanks best wishes John and Paddy

    Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

    We only you had 1 night to spend in Durban on our travels and we're very thankful we stayed here. This was a lovely British Colonial style home with a pool in the back. We stayed in the upper room with a veranda overlooking Durban...More

    Thank Oliver M
    Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 9 November 2016

    Thank you so much for your very kind review of your stay with us. It was a pleasure to meet with you and I am sorry about the cab driver, but glad that I could be of a little assistance!! Hope to see you again...More

    Reviewed 24 October 2016

    Very nice hosts. Very good location in leafy and classy area of town , overlooking Durban and with easy access to the city centre. Very good accomodation with spacious rooms and bathrooms. Nice colonial property : much better than it looks like in the pictures.

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    Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 9 November 2016

    Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write about your stay with us, We are so glad that it turned out better than you expected and it is always good to hear from our guests! Hope to see you again best wishes John

    Reviewed 14 October 2016

    We were allowed an early check-in which we appreciated. Make sure to ask for the cheese and cold meat plate at breakfast, given that this is not provided without asking for it. We stayed in the upstairs room with the verandah and the views were...More

    Thank Emarie B
    Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 18 October 2016

    Thank you so much for your kind review, We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially the monkeys which unfortunatly are a pest!! The cheese and cold meats always available, we do not keep them out as they tend to get...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • USD 83 - USD 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Gaia A
    25 July 2015|
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    Response from Essenwood | Property representative |
    Hi, The Convention centre is too far to walk, about 10 minutes by car. Taxis available on requests. We have many guests staying here for Conferences, they all take taxis or have hired cars Regards John Chance
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    Taxis available at 10 minutes notice 24 hours a day!! Just a phone call away Regards John Chance
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    "Room #2 is excellent on ground floor."
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    "Room 4 is private and beautifully laid out. / room 2- lovely setting with great views onto pool and sea"
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    "We stayed in 2 different rooms and both were fantastic so I think all rooms here are spacious, well equipped..."
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    "We had the ground floor room and family members had an upstairs room within the house. Magnificent views..."
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