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Durban Elephant

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Was an outstanding stay at Durban Elephant, very large and comfortable rooms, lots of space around the guest house to work or relax. The swimming pool and gardens are magnificent. Howard is a host which made me feel at home and a great chat with...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Stay at Durban Elephant if you're in Durban. You can look out over Durban and the ocean from this gorgeous retreat above the city. it's not a hotel, it's a guest house with terrific big rooms, made-to-order breakfast, interesting books and things to look at,...More

Thank AuntSiwa
Response from Howard R, Owner at Durban ElephantResponded 16 May 2017

I agree with you - Stay at Durban Elephant if you're in Durban! My view is probably biased so it is good to get an unbiased one. Thanks for the overall picture of Durban Elephant which is helpful for other guests.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

The D'urban Elephant is a lovely place to stay and meet other travelers in Durban. The rooms are large but cozy with comfortable beds. The highlight of my stay was daily breakfasts of made-to-order eggs and fresh fruit on the terrace, which overlooks a beautiful...More

Thank krisnbratton
Response from Howard R, Owner at Durban ElephantResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks for this very informative review and I always stay up as to what to suggest for guests to do and see - it is not only about staying here - but the whole experience. I look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Durban Elephant is a great place to stay and I wish I could stay longer! I've stayed twice now with my wife and I will return any time I am in the area. The rooms I stayed in are gorgeous, clean, and well appointed...More

Thank jadlecat
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

What a nice accommodation! First of all - Howard is a great host, every morning we had a delicious breakfast with fresh fruits together with him. Our room was lovely. A big cosy bed and a little sofa at the side. Everything was clean and...More

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"Ask for an upstairs room."
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"Ask if the room on the top floor - breathtaking view of Durban!"
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"Loved our cottage in the back with a view!"
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"I think that all the rooms are probably good ones but some at least have good views over Durban"
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