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Essenwood House

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All reviewslovely hostshuge bathroomcomfortable accommodationwould definitely stay here againconvenient locationvery pleasant staybreakfast was excellenthome away from homeyogurtpaddybereaverandacolonialmosquitoesproximitystadiumvenue
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Reviewed 5 October 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Essenwood House. The room and bathroom were spacious and the tall windows looked on to a magnificent view. The location was great and within 5kms of all the meetings I had while in town. I felt very welcome and...More

Thank Tonia J
Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 7 October 2014

Thank you so much for your very kind review, especially that you recommend all the rooms as being great as well as recommending us to your friends! We try hard to please our guests and it is always welcome when one takes the time to...More

Reviewed 5 September 2014

A fantastically tranquil hotel in the centre of Durban. With some beautiful weather to aid us we so enjoyed spending the morning in the gardens. The staff deserve a fantastic mention and nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are spacious, scrupulously clean and comfortable...More

Thank Malcolm P
Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 9 September 2014

Many thanks for your very kind review of your stay with us. Your comments make it all worthwhile if our guests leave with good memories of their stay so it is very much appreciated. With best wishes John and Paddy

Reviewed 5 September 2014

First rate establishment. We were welcomed warmly. Room was spacious. Bed was comfortable. Quiet neighborhood. Great views of the city and ocean in the distance. Wifi worked well. Breakfast was sumptuous. Grounds were beautiful. We were given a remote for the gate so we could...More

Thank SequimWATraveler
Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 9 September 2014

Many thanks for your very kind review of your stay with us. It is always very good for our morale when our guests have enjoyed their stay and nothing gone wrong! We hope to see you again sometime, thanks a million! Best wishes John and...More

Reviewed 21 August 2014

I was delighted to stay at Essenwood House, a gracious, spacious and welcoming B&B in Durban. John & Paddy are warm and helpful hosts and their staff looked after me with quiet attentiveness. Nothing was too much trouble. Paddy's love of colour and fabric bring...More

Thank aussiesJandP
Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 27 August 2014

It is always a great pleasure when guests take the time to write about their stay. We try to make it a special destination and hope you found it so as well! Hope to see you again, Regards John

Reviewed 19 August 2014

We were a group of Eight UIA congress goers and stayed at Essenwood House for 4 nights .The proprietor and staff were attentive and extremely helpful and made our stay a memorable experience .The house is located in a beautifully maintained typically Durban landscape with...More

Thank csstudio
Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 27 August 2014

Many thanks for taking the trouble to write about your stay with us. We really enjoy having all the special people who come and stay here and of course 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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US$71 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$71 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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"Choose the rooms with city view, it gives view over the garden / pool area, with the city in a far distance..."
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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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