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    Elephant House

    745 Ridge Road, Durban 2004, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 7 reviews

    Reviewed 4 April 2017

    A group of 12 ladies enjoyed a visit to this historic house on the ridge above Durban. After a very informative talk on the house and area in 1849, a delicious tea was enjoyed by all. Well worth the R30 per person. This was a...More

    Thank 1o5
    Reviewed 8 October 2016

    We spent 4 nights here as participants at a conference located at the Durban ICC. While the drive to the conference center was 15-20 minutes, I was so glad that we stayed here and not closer to the convention center. The rooms were absolutely lovely,...More

    Thank sha10Az
    Reviewed 27 July 2015

    We loved the Durban Elephant House very spacious, with a great view and atmosphere. Very large clean and comfortable bedrooms. Close the restaurants and to a wonderful museum. The host and owner Howard was wonderful, so helpful and kind we really enjoyed meeting him. He...More

    Thank Lucianissima
    Reviewed 11 January 2014

    Our room was very nice, big! Beautiful bathroom, clean, swimmingpool present, in day time round 16.00 hours animals in the garden (monkey's for example), good breakfast!! We felt at home, and we loved the trip in the evening, searchend fot hippo's. And because of our...More

    Thank ine_hendriks
    Reviewed 12 November 2012

    We spent two nights here in November 2012 and were warmly hosted by Elaine and Brian. They have a beautiful home, the oldest building in Durban (dating back to 1850), and an unconditional, warm hospitality. Accommodation takes the form of a granny flat full of...More

    Thank rsinghabout
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