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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

wonderful atmosphere and fantastic hosts. Great and quiet neighborhood. Close to centers and restaurants and beach. Delicious breakfast spread. very clean and very professional and homey. will definitely stay here again !!

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NickiM003, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks and hope to see you again soon Christina. You know you are most welcome anytime ...

Paris, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything about this place was perfect to us. The location was good, the rooms were clean and cozy, the breakfast was great with a lot of choice, but most of all, Nicky was the perfect host. We were only in Durban for one night, but she was very helpful and kind and made our stay as memorable as possible. If...

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NickiM003, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Please come back and stay longer this time Lalina. There's heaps more you didn't see in Durban. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've traveled a lot in the past 20 years but I have never had better treatment and experience as I have experienced in Mackaya Bella I would suggest that the whole world goes and Kearns what is experience and great treatment like the one that is provided by Mackaya Bella..

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NickiM003, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much Siya. What a fabulous review - We miss seeing you !

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I had a very good time at his place, the owner is very friendly and fun to chat with. The breakfast is first class and the staff very helpfull. Nice clean environment, just wish thye could extend their business to other places in Durban like Morningside and Dirban North.

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NickiM003, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much Muengedzi. You never know ... maybe one day we will extend!

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Mike and Nicki were great host. Very accomadating. They made the effort to make the stay as comfortable as possible. Will definitely recommend the place as a no frills value for money place to stay. Thanks

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NickiM003, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Appreciate your lovely reply Theo and thanks for recommending us to others. Readers please note; this guest stayed in one of our Budget rooms hence the reference to a "no frills, value for money place". These rooms are half the size and half the price of our luxury rooms.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We loved our stay at Mackaya Bella. The hosts and staff were friendly, accommodating and they pay attention to detail in all the ways that count. Mackaya Bella has a very homely feel to it, but also gave us the privacy we needed. All in all a very comfortable stay. Thank you guys. Hope to see you again.

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NickiM003, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks Zonika. It was great having your family stay with us. Come back anytime. Nicki.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Booked here as it was ideal for an interprovinical tournament that was being held across the road at the school. Very friendly people indeed and everyone staying there were made to feel special and everyone's names were remembered. Good Breakfast to start the day. I booked the budget room which was a bit basic but saw the other rooms and...

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Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 11 December 2016

High standard guest house, it is a place that has everything you need peaceful place, enjoyable environment and the view of the place it's so attractive you loved it outside and inside. Thanks to you guys we felt more than welcome it was great meeting you,hoping to see you soon next year.

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review. Hope also to see you next year!

Richards Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Thank you for the service and willingness to assist. Establishment is neat and clean and the breakfast delicious. We will definitely be making use of this establishment whenever we are in Durban for training.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I stayed in Durban at Mackaya Bella from January - March 2016 whilst working at the University of KwaZulu Natal. Nicki and her partner Mike were fantastic hosts and I absolutely loved every part of my trip. The neighbourhood is safe and close to both university campuses - which was great for work. Mackaya Bella is also close to some...

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NickiMahony, Owner at Mackaya Bella Guest House, responded to this review

Hey Jack! Great to hear from you and thanks for the super nice review. Would love to have more of your friends come visit, so pass on the word as much as you want :) Hope you can make it back here again yourself ... Kind regards, Nicki.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 en-suite double rooms with TV, wi-fi, study desk plus all necessary amenities and 1 large, self-catering unit with its own kitchen, bathroom and lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mackaya Bella Guest House

Address: 137 Penzance Road | Glenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: ₹ 4,293 - ₹ 7,446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mackaya Bella Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Home away from home”
 of 5 bubbles muengedzir, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you can request one of the flats, it would give you some extra space to cook, eat and relax”
 of 5 bubbles MariaT196, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“We loved having rooms 3 and 4 side by side downstairs with our own little terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles beainafrica, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Just mention whether you seek air conditioning or not.”
  • A 360-degree view from one vantage point.
 of 5 bubbles antoniog957, 16 May 2015 | Read review
“The flat is a treat!”
 of 5 bubbles Stefan182, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
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