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Mackaya Bella Guest House

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A 4-star, modern and environmentally friendly guest house serving bed and breakfast. Located in Glenwood, Durban, overlooking a tranquil park, we are known for our friendly hospitality, comfortable rooms, tasty breakfasts and indigenous garden. Local and international guests, business people, tourists, academics and visitors are all welcome. We have 6 double rooms with en-suite DSTV, free wi-fi, study desk plus all necessary amenities, 1 family room with its own kitchen, bathroom and veranda, plus 2 budget rooms. These rooms just have 1 x single bed, plus a small kitchenette and ensuite.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The guesthouse was lovely - the breakfast was filling, the rooms had all of the necessities that a guest could want, and the premise was very secure. I had a great visit to Durban, which was in large part due to Nicki and MIke's hospitality....More

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Response from NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest HouseResponded 2 days ago

Appreciate the review - thanks. Yes, Durban has lots of things to do and see and we are only too happy to share our knowledge and experiences of them with all our guests. Glad you enjoyed them. Howard Campus is just around the corner from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed for 2 weeks. The hospitality is wonderful. Rooms are very cozy. Staff are so friendly. Location is perfect for Brea area. There is a nice pool and different room types. It is worthy a trial. Niki is a wonderful host. Always available to...More

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Response from NickiM361, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest HouseResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Mohamed. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Appreciate your lovely comments and the descriptions of our place.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located, well maintained. Great location a few minutes drive from town and the beach. Extremely friendly hosts. Only issue is the hot water is only enough for about a 3min shower as my room had its own little water heater. Also some pretty sharp...More

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Response from NickiM361, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for the lovely and constructive review Martin. The budget room that you stayed in has a slightly smaller geyser than our other rooms, but it certainly shouldn't give you a 3 minute shower. It's less than a year old, so I will definitely...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

What a wonderful experience! The owners and staff are very friendly and made me feel welcome. This guest house will definitely be my first choice if I go back to Durban again. Thank you, Mackaya Bella!

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Response from NickiM361, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest HouseResponded 9 September 2018

Thanks Marietjie. What a lovely post. So glad you also enjoyed our swimming pool in Winter - just goes to show you can swim outside all year round in Durban. Look forward to having you come visit us again. Kind regards, Nicki.

Reviewed 8 September 2018

I appreciate the fact that there were two rooms, S1 and S2, available at budget prices. These self catering rooms were perfectly adequate and suited my price tariff. Breakfast was excellent, as was company kept by owners. Location with respect to ten minutes' walking distance...More

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3 August 2017|
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Response from NickiM003 | Property representative |
Hi. Yes, if they are able to have 2 people in the same room, ie. share a double bed. We only have 7 double rooms, so if they are singles there won't be enough. Kind regards, Nicki
3 August 2017|
Response from Rick28200 | Reviewed this property |
We were 4, but the house had more guests, so I would guess so.
Room Tips
"A small apartment"
29 Jul 2018
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"No tip as all was perfect"
22 Apr 2018
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"If you want to cook your own meals ask for the self-catering room."
12 Nov 2017
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"All rooms are exceptional, let Nicki or Mike suggest the right one for your needs"
22 May 2017
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US$67 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
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