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The Saint James on Venice Guest House

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Originally the home of Corobrick founder Robert Storm who built it in 1892, the guesthouse is steeped in Durban history and retains much of its old world charm. The 15 bedrooms are individually decorated in a classically elegant style with some having a view over the century's old St James church while others look over the hotel's peaceful garden patio. Being close to the trendy eateries of Florida Road, Durban's beachfront, major sports stadiums (Kings Park and Moses Mabhida Football Stadium), golf courses and Jameson and Mitchell Parks means all Durban's attractions are just a short drive away. The guesthouse is ideal for small meetings, conferences and private dinners and is well equipped to ensure business runs smoothly and efficiently. For business guests, the guesthouse is well-placed for access to the ICC, as well as quick freeway access to the Umhlanga Ridge precinct.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the St James is like returning home. We had a few hiccups with the room when we checked in but Vusi sorted it out quickly. The service in the restaurant was impeccable. Jean Francois is an asset to the St James. He is...More

Thank Happyholidaying1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great value for money and location. the property is definitely quite tired and needs some serious TLC! the place smelt musty and outside was very tired and messy. the staff were lovely and helpful. the kitchen staff were loud and made the dining area feel...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Neat room, nicely furnished and clean, in a grand old mansion and lovely gardens. Good meals. I would recommend it but important to note that alcohol is not permitted on the premises and it can be noisy with traffic.

Thank Glen K
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I visited this hotel earlier this year and after a disappointing experience at a hotel nearby, popped in again and I was reassured that this hotel was the one. For intimate functions, its the perfect spot with friendly and welcoming staff. The experience just got...More

Thank DoraLeeS2
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Best food ever. Good service and close to everything. One let down was that no where did it state that it is strictly halaal. That meant no alcohol... for us that was a downer. We would still visit again. Especially for the food. Give those...More

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LebogangK15
7 August 2017|
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Good Day Lebogang, The rate will be per night, including breakfast :) Kind Regards, Chanel
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Rugaya S
5 January 2017|
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Hi Rugaya, Thank you for your enquiry. We are about 7 kilometres away from Ushaka Marine which is about 20 mins by motor vehicle. Kind Regards Tracy
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Room Tips
"Upstairs is better"
TravelSavvyJen
06 Jul 2018
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"Check if you require a bathroom or only a shower"
StuartG484
08 Jun 2017
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"Stay upstairs, you have a lounge area that you can sit and have that glass of wine after a long day."
1609Philly
21 Sep 2016
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"Bathroom had bath with hand held shower. Would request shower next time. Avoid rooms next to staircase:..."
610angelan
24 May 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$77 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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