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Essenwood House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is home away from home. Will definitely stay again. Friendly welcome on arrival, breakfast was great. Room is big and comfortable. Personal service. Central location. Cannot fault anything about the venue or stay.

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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write about your stay and particularly that it was enjoyable and convenient. We love to hear from our guests, so thank you very much Regards John and Paddy

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is my new favourite overnight place in Durban. A warm, friendly welcome, a lovely location, genuine hospitality and the comfortable homeliness of the ample rooms and quality furnishings, present a very attractive stay-over option, especially if your focus is on business in the CBD - an easy 4-5 km commute. Great value for the money. Already looking forward to...

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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review of yor sta with us, we are so pleased that you have found it convenient and of course look forward to your next visit! With best wishes John and Paddy

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice historic house , in good condition. Business is well run, professional and friendly . John even drove us to a dinner restaurant .Got given some plant specimens i admired. Garden is lovely , rooms are stately , wifi is great.

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So glad that you enjoyed your visit, it is always good to hear from our guests, particularly if they have had a good experience here, Hope to see you again. best wishes John and paddy

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great location. Lovely big old and established property. Sparkling clean. Great brekky and John and Paddy are lovely! You'll need a car to get to the sights and sounds of Durban or even if you are there on business.

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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write about your stay with us, much appreciated!. Taxis freely available at the end of the phone, so no problems in getting around! Hope to see you again, best wishs John and Paddy

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We received a warm welcome from owners.they are so humble and understanding.breakfast prepared by very lovely staff and on always on time. We so much felt at home.we wil use the hotel always when we go to Durban.

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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing about your stay with us, It is always a pleasure to have guests who have enjoyed their stay and we much appreciate it! Once again Many thanks and we hope to see you again Regards Joh and Paddy

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Beautiful Edwardian house with spacious rooms overlooking a lovely garden. Easy access to Musgrave road stores via a longish walk or Uber; beaches and uShaka village are close as well. We really enjoyed our stay here.

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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write about your stay. We always appreciate it when guests write about their stay and always pleased to hear that all went well! Hope to see you again best wishes John and paddy

Ramsgate, South Africa
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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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this review

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

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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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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 & the ocean. We had an issue with our cab driver knowing where the restaurant...

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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this review

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 best wishes John

Rome, New York
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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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

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Essenwood House offers both the corporate or leisure guest all the comforts of a magnificent Edwardian private home in true 5 star affordable accommodation. Set in a tropical garden, peace and quiet yet minutes away from the city centre of Durban, shopping malls, restaurants, Durban Convention centre and the well-known Durban beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Essenwood House

Address: 630 Stephen Dlamini Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: RM284 - RM451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Essenwood House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Room #2 is excellent on ground floor.”
BryanSil, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is private and beautifully laid out. / room 2- lovely setting with great views onto pool and sea”
markhE5634MW, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 2 different rooms and both were fantastic so I think all rooms here are spacious, well equipped and very comfortable indeed.”
JennyB27, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We had the ground floor room and family members had an upstairs room within the house. Magnificent views over the whole of Durban.”
CookieSA62, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the first-floor room at the end, with the balcony. You will not be disappointed.”
Q5333HWjohnp, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
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