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The St. James on Venice
Ranked #10 of 43 Hotels in Durban
Certificate of Excellence
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1 review
“Surprisingly amazing”
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great venue to hold a small function. Ample parking space. Attentive and friendly waiters who go the extra mile to ensure you and your guests are comfortable. Great value for money. Definitely my new favourite place.

  • Stayed March 2017, travelled with family
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Patrick K, Owner at The St. James on Venice, responded to this review, 20 April 2017
We look forward to welcoming you again for your next small function.
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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Staff are friendly polite and efficient.
There were no unpleasant surprises.
My room was spacious and bed comfortable. Good internet was provided.
Breakfast started at 6:30am and was delicious and freshly prepared.

  • Stayed February 2017, travelled on business
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Patrick K, Owner at The St. James on Venice, responded to this review, 9 March 2017
Glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again!
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

A great guesthouse tucked away in a residential area. Good value for money and a great place if you want to be away from the noise of bars and restaurants These are just a short and cheap taxi ride away.

  • Stayed February 2017, travelled with friends
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Patrick K, Owner at The St. James on Venice, responded to this review, 9 March 2017
A peaceful environment is what we try to create - glad you appreciated it!
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent bnb for the boys on watetpolo camp . Just across the road from the school . Staff looked after the group of 16 yr old boys so well . Close to Resturant's and delicious breakfast . Will definitely use it again next year when the boys go on camp again .

Stayed December 2016, travelled solo
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Patrick K, Owner at The St. James on Venice, responded to this review, 21 February 2017
We look forward to welcoming the water polo team here again next year!
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Durban, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Facilities were good, surroundings very pleasant, meeting room was very comfortable and the meals and refreshments were great. Will continue to use the St James as our preferred meeting/conference facility.

  • Stayed January 2017, travelled on business
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Patrick K, Owner at The St. James on Venice, responded to this review, 20 January 2017
We look forward to welcoming you back!
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Additional Information about The St. James on Venice

Property: The St. James on Venice
Address: 100 Venice Road | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 43 Hotels in Durban
Price range (per night): R1 190 - R1 772
Hotel Class:4 star — The St. James on Venice 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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. ... more   less 
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