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    Essenwood House

    630 Stephen Dlamini Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    Reviewed 13 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

    Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

    We chose Essenwood due to its proximity to the stadium (we came for the rugby) and wanted a nice place with a garden. We were not let down and felt privileged to stay at colonial style house with fantastic views over the city and to...More

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

    Thank you so much for your kind review, Paddy and I are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, I hope that the rugby was not a disappointment!!! It certainly was for us!! best wishes and again many thanks, John

    Reviewed 3 September 2016

    Returning to my hometown means having to choose between old haunts and new spots. I went for the latter and was very pleased as Essenwood House is in a great location and is very comfortable. My room (#2) on the ground floor was very large...More

    Thank BryanSil
    Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 8 September 2016

    Thank you so much for your review of your stay with us. So glad that you enjoyed your stay, inspite of the Wi Fi in your room, That room is the only one in the house with poor reception and nothing we can do about...More

    Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

    My favourite B&B in Durban The owners and staff go out of their way to make your stay an amazing experience The rooms are 5 star the Breakfasts excellent. If you feel like eating In the cook makes an amazing curry, but any food she...More

    Thank Michael B
    Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 5 August 2016

    So glad that you enjoy coming here, it makes it all worthwhile when we hear from happy guests. Hope to see you some more! Best wishes John

    Reviewed 25 July 2016

    I was recently in Durban on business and found Essenwood to be very relaxing and calming from the very busy work days. Very friendly staff and hosts in a beautiful & charming establishment. I highly recommend it and would stay again!

    Thank collicr
    Response from Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood HouseResponded 5 August 2016

    So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always like to hear from our guests and it was very good of you to spend a few minutes writing about your stay. Hope to see you again ! best wishes John

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    Gaia A
    25 July 2015|
    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
    27 February 2015|
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    Response from Essenwood | Property representative |
    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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