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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Essenwood House for 2 nights on business. The room was wonderful (and large!), with all business comforts - wi-fi, a good sized desk, room service dinner and quiet. Thanks to Florence, the housekeeper - your breakfasts and dinners were great and service very professional.

Date of stay: March 2016
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

We always welcome our business travellers as well of course all holidaymakers!
Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again sometime
Best wishes
John

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

We stayed 4 days at this great location. The room was spacious, nice and with a lot of feeling decorated. Had a fridge, coffee/tee maker, TV in the room. The bathroom was spacious and had all the little things needed. The location is just perfect, close to downtown, to the restaurant area but also had the distance to the busy city centre and had the impression to be out of a city. The owner and the personal are very helpful and can give you many advices related to the visit in Durban.

Date of stay: February 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to comment on your visit to Essenwood House. Very much appreciated and so glad that you enjoyed your stay, Hope to see you again,
best wishes
John and Paddy

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Lovely property in a secluded and secure spot within easy reach of the city centre and local restaurants and amenities. We had a massive room with a balcony overlooking the pool and a distant view of the city and the ocean beyond which was stunning. The owners are very sociable and helpful, even gave us a lift to a local curry house. The breakfast is superb and it was lovely to eat al fresco overlooking the lovely garden.
Unfortunately we picked up quite a few mosquito bites whilst there so recommend keeping the aircon on all night. Alternatively the owners could install nets?

Date of stay: January 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2016

Thank you so much for your very kind review of your aty with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay but sorry about the mozzie bites
There is a spray in all the rooms to keep them at bay, maybe I forgot to show you, for which very sorry.
Hope to see you again,
best wishes
John and Paddy

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Reviewed 7 February 2016

My daughter and I stayed at this well situared bed and breakfast. The staff were friendly, the breakfast was good although more variety of the continental food would have been appreciated. The room was big and nicely decorated.

Date of stay: February 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2016

Thank you so much for your review of your stay with us. Very much appreciated, although we are not sure what you expected as a continental breakfast. In France that consists of a croissant and coffee but we provide freshly make fruit salad and fresh baked croissants. Cold meats and or cheese board available if asked for, we do not put them out as they tend to get stale if not eaten.
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John Chance

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Reviewed 26 January 2016

We have used this B&B before and we delighted that we could again. The two rooms we hired were lovely and gracious and had everything we needed. The breakfasts are delightful and served by the cook who is a lovely lady and has been working there for the owners for many years. The hosts are gracious and discreet. The accommodations were clean and beautifully decorated. Lovely pool and garden. We highly recommend this B&B and would not hesitate to use it again in the future. Long may such accommodation last!

Room tip: We had the ground floor room and family members had an upstairs room within the house. Magnificent views over the whole of Durban.
Date of stay: January 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2016

Thank you so much for your very kind review of your stay with us. Very much appreciated, we always enjoy having overseas guests with us and were so glad that everything came up to scratch. Hope to see you again sometime
best wishes
John and Paddy

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