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Cowrie Cove Guest House

4 Cowrie Terrace La Lucia, Durban 4051 South Africa
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Looking for a place to stay in Durban? Then look no further than Cowrie Cove Guest House, a romantic bed and breakfast that brings the best of Durban to your doorstep.

As your “home away from home,” the bed and breakfast rooms offer air conditioning, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to baggage storage while staying at Cowrie Cove Guest House. In addition, Cowrie Cove Guest House offers a pool and free breakfast, which will help make your Durban trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

While in Durban, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Cowrie Cove Guest House, including Jack Salmon Fish House (0.5 mi), Mamma Luciana's (0.5 mi), and The Lookout on Newport (0.8 mi).

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular historic sites such as The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa Durban and The Old Fort.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Cowrie Cove Guest House as you experience everything Durban has to offer.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
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4 Cowrie Terrace La Lucia, Durban 4051 South Africa
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Pen10poppy wrote a review Dec 2023
United Kingdom301 contributions138 helpful votes
Friendly and welcoming staff - super helpful and they allowed us to leave our suitcases overnight whilst we went away for a separate tour. Good breakfasts - we requested packed breakfasts for our early starts and they were fab. Room very spacious and the baths and showers were amazing Lovely location, beach access and a quick uber ride to Umhlanga
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Date of stay: November 2023
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LLoumeau wrote a review Jul 2022
Bethel, Connecticut1 contribution
We loved our few days at Cowrie Cove. Our room was so nicely appointed, and we had a mini-fridge and coffee/tea set/up as well. Easy beach access for nice strolls by the water. Breakfast was wonderful, and there were hot drink options/cookie all day in the kitchen. Short Uber ride to Umhlanga Rock restaurant area. Would definitely return!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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scott s wrote a review Jun 2022
San Jose, California4 contributions2 helpful votes
This B&B sports 12 good sized to frankly large rooms, in Umhlanga Rocks, around 40 yards from the beach (our bathroom, in #3, was humongous, and beautiful). Hosts are so nice, and tolerated many COVID associated rebooking from us, and others. Grounds have a nice pool, and many cozy nooks for reading. Not many games in house, so bring your own entertainment. Breakfasts are great. Cowrie Cove is over a mile from Umhlanga, and thus over a mile from any eating or shopping establishment. Uber rides are only around 100 Rand round trip—more like 400 R for a round trip for Durban. The area has been hit hard by rains, and the beach has a lot of trash on it. Beach is pretty narrow and steep, too, and it’s hard to walk long distances on it—but that is not this establishments problem.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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phumelelesabelo6 wrote a review May 2022
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It was an exceptional place to be, the host was very warm and the house and the staff absolutely beautiful. Had the Deluxe Sweet and it’s worth the value. Will be bringing the fam down soon and I’m sure they will fall in love like we did.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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tandiazibelu wrote a review Mar 2022
Blantyre, Malawi1 contribution
My partner and I had a fantastic time at this 5 star guesthouse. The place is beautiful, the owner and staff were very welcoming. The trail to the beach was thoughtfully made making the entire experience magical. Would definitely recommend
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Date of stay: February 2022
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kmbana884684 wrote a review Dec 2021
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Great service and friendly staff. The environment is so great you even forget you are not at home. Caroline is so helpful and goes all out to make sure guests are comfortable. I'll recommend you book your next accommodation with them. You'll love it
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Date of stay: December 2021
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moula707812 wrote a review Oct 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
Cowrie Cove is a wonderful place to stay, very pleasant, clean and well situated (70 m from the beach). It's an amazing place fill with love and greatness, Thanks to Caroline and her staff for their kindness and care.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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kterbl852897 wrote a review Oct 2021
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This guest house is beautiful, has everything you need, the owner is friendly, the staff helpful, the breakfast is good and the coffee wonderful and available at any time. There is a pathway directly to the beach, which makes it so accessible. Umhlanga is 3km away - R25 uber ride if you're going out. We enjoyed everything about this place!
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Date of stay: October 2021
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YolandeHeyns wrote a review Jul 2020
Kokstad, South Africa44 contributions8 helpful votes
Cowrie Cove is genuinely luxurious. The rooms are big, spacious, clean, and everything you want. The sleep quality is great. Caroline has been so good to us, and our gratefulness for the extra-mile service she gave us cannot be expressed in words.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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jeffBAholidays wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom14 contributions16 helpful votes
We had a wonderful stay recently, the property is situated in an ideal location with access to a fabulous beach. The location was perfect for total relaxation which was high on our list of priorities. We could not fault the hospitality, lovely pool and super breakfast... We would definitely recommend especially like us if you love animals!! Safe secure and a total delight!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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R 1,548 - R 2,179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cowrie Cove Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Cowrie Cove Guest House?
Nearby attractions include La Lucia Mall (0.5 km) and La Lucia Beach (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cowrie Cove Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Cowrie Cove Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Cowrie Cove Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cowrie Cove Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jack Salmon Fish House, Al Firenze Ristorante and pizzeria, and Mamma Luciana's.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cowrie Cove Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Cowrie Cove Guest House have airport transportation?
Yes, Cowrie Cove Guest House offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cowrie Cove Guest House?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Cowrie Cove Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa Durban (3.9 km).