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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My favourite B&B in Durban
The owners and staff go out of their way to make your stay an amazing experience
The rooms are 5 star the Breakfasts excellent.
If you feel like eating In the cook makes an amazing curry, but any food she cooks for you is 5 star

Date of stay: July 2016
Trip type: Travelled on business
Thank Michael B
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

So glad that you enjoy coming here, it makes it all worthwhile when we hear from happy guests. Hope to see you some more!
Best wishes
John

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

I was recently in Durban on business and found Essenwood to be very relaxing and calming from the very busy work days. Very friendly staff and hosts in a beautiful & charming establishment. I highly recommend it and would stay again!

Date of stay: July 2016
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Thank collicr
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always like to hear from our guests and it was very good of you to spend a few minutes writing about your stay. Hope to see you again !
best wishes
John

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

The B&B is in a beautiful setting high above Durban with easy access to shops and restaurants and very accomodating proprieter who went out of his way to make it easy for us. Enjoyed the breakfast greatly.

Date of stay: May 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, It is always a pleasure to hear from our guests, particularly if they take the trouble to write about !
Thank you so much
Regards
John

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

We stayed at the guesthouse for just one night when we were in the area for a wedding. Our room was spacious and comfortable. Our hosts were helpful and very welcoming. Breakfast was great...just a shame we couldn't stay longer

Date of stay: May 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

Thank you so much for writing about your stay with us, So glad that everything went well and hope to se you again sometime
best wishes
John

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Having spent 6 days at this delightful establishment, I can highly recommend both business travellers and visiting tourists to take the time to experience some old world colonial type settings, with huge, comfortable and clean rooms with all the required amenities. Great Wi-Fi, great ocean views, a beautiful garden and views onto the large swimming pool. Ample parking and most importantly superb hosts and friendly and professional personnel, who attend to your every need at the drop of a hat!!
A further suggestion from my experience would be to request to have dinner at the establishment. I enjoyed a scrumptious dinner on 3 consecutive nights, consisting of a well prepared home cooked main, followed by a delicious desert and then a tasty cheese board, all at a fraction of the price that you would pay, going out to eat.

All in all, this is my home from home for all of my company's business visits in future.

Room tip: Room 4 is private and beautifully laid out. / room 2- lovely setting with great views onto pool and sea
Date of stay: May 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Thank Mark H
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Essenwood, Owner at Essenwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2016

Thank you so much for writing about your stay with us. We are so glad that everything went well and that you enjoyed Florence's cooking!
It is always great to hear nice things from our guests and your stay was exceptional!! Hope to see you and/ or your colleagues again
With best wishes
John

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