Bed and Breakfast Durban
An Upper Room Durban
A bed and breakfast situated in Durban’s upper Glenwood area near the nature sanctuary of Pigeon Valley that offers peace and tranquillity at an affordable price for both business executives and holidaymakers. The elevated position allows views of Durban Harbour and there is safe off-street parking behind secure access controlled gates. All rooms are air-conditioned and a full continental breakfast is on offer. Special dietary requirements can be arranged ahead of time. Accommodation consists of one fully equipped self-catering cottage and four double rooms with internet wireless service, DSTV and safes. Single occupancy rates start at around R650 per night.
Enjoy the sights and smells of an authentic African experience by booking a walking tour of the Warwick Junction area and the Markets of Warwick.
Kenneth Stainbank is a 253 hectare protected nature reserve near Yellowwood Park managed by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife. Zebra, duiker, impala and mongoose, amongst other species, can be found in the Coastal forest and natural grassland of the reserve. There are 13 kilometres of nature walks and 10 kilometres of mountain bike trails to be enjoyed. Coedmore Castle, built in 1885, is a hidden treasure that can be explored within the reserve.
Manaar House is situated 15 minutes north of the Durban CBD at Umhlanga Rocks and caters for both business executives and tourists. An upmarket 4-star establishment that is surprisingly affordable with 3 individually decorated bedrooms and one self-catering apartment. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms, their own private entrances, air-conditioning, DSTV, safes and fast free internet. Onsite is a swimming pool and jacuzzi and there is secure undercover parking. The Gateway shopping centre is a 5-minute drive from Manaar House. Rooms start at around R625 per person sharing.
Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat
Situated close to Durban’s beachfront and city centre, you'll find yourself in a quiet and relaxing part of Durban, away from the hustle-bustle if you so wish. Grand styling from a previous era will take you even further away. Enjoy a rooftop terrace with views of Durban and great personal service. Goble Palms offers 20 fully appointed en-suite bedrooms (some with their own entrances) and several guest lounges where you can indulge yourself in a relaxing bygone era. All rooms include air-conditioning, DSTV, complimentary wireless internet and tea and coffee making facilities. Dining out is easy as the local area has many excellent recommended restaurants. Tours and experiences can be arranged from Goble Palms as well. A standard En-suite room starts at around R710 per person sharing.
Edens Guest House
This picturesque establishment is situated in the leafy suburb of Westville, Durban, with three shopping centres nearby, including the large Pavilion Mall. Durban’s beaches and the city centre are 9 kilometres away. Two self-catering options are available with the Suite offering 40 square meters of space, air conditioning, a Queen Size bed, a comfortable lounge area and a 42-inch flat-screen TV with the DStv hotel package. The free-standing cottage can accommodate 4 adults and has a fully equipped kitchen, including a washing machine. There is also a private patio and braai for your enjoyment. The lounge area has a 50 inch flat TV, also with the DStv hotel package. The Cottage is 80 square metres and WiFi is available. Prices start from around R650 per night for two people.
Don't take yourself too seriously and enjoy being taught the basics of Surf & SUP by the professionals at Durban's Xpression one-stop SUP, Surf & Beach shop. Situated right on Addington beach you can also hire bicycles, go-carts and skateboards to explore Durban's beachfront.
The Moses Mabhida Stadium built for the 2010 Soccer World Cup has an array of things for you to do. For the brave-hearted, there's the Big Rush Big Swing rated as the tallest swing in the world, so be prepared for the 220-meter arc into the stadium. The SkyCar is the motorized option to get to the top of the stadium, whilst the Adventure Walk uses your own legs to get there. It's all worth it because amazing views of Durban and the coast can be enjoyed from the 106 meters high vantage point. There's also a Peoples Park for everyone to enjoy themselves and Helicopter Flights can be booked.
Roosfontein Bed & Breakfast
An excellent 4-star owner-managed Bed & Breakfast situated in the Queensburgh area of Durban. It borders on the Roosfontein Nature Reserve so visitors can enjoy the tranquil surroundings and walking trails where many bird species and animals including Oribi buck, rock rabbits, bush babies and jennets can be spotted. Good business conference facilities are available together with free Wi-Fi. Prices start from around R850 for two people per night.
Kingston Place Guest House
A four-star guesthouse set in an upmarket and relaxing part of Umhlanga Rocks where personal service is top of the agenda. Kingston Place is close to the beach and the Village and Gateway shopping centres. Rooms are spacious and relaxing and panoramic views of the ocean are available from the lounge, patio, Honeymoon Suite, Room 5 and the Penthouse. There are five Standard En-Suites, one Executive Suite, one Family Suite plus a Honeymoon Suite and Penthouse. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the guesthouse and all rooms have their own air conditioning, ceiling fan, bar fridge with mini bar, LED screen TV with DSTV, coffee/tea facilities and microwave oven. There is a large swimming pool and braai facilities and safe parking within the property. Prices begin around R900 for one person per night for the Standard En-Suite and up to R1700 per night per person for the Family Suite.