Essenwood House
Top City Hotel

630 Stephen Dlamini and Essenwood Road, 4001 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 312 074 547

AED 213+

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Overall guest ratings

8.7/10 Excellent
Based on 117 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.2
  • 8.8
  • 8.6
  • 8.4

Good to know

  • Very quiet
  • Great view
  • Spacious rooms
  • Pleasant hotel grounds


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    Located in the suburb of Berea in Durban, Essenwood House features city and distance views of the Indian Ocean. It includes an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a lush garden and terrace. The individually decorated rooms are fitted with air-conditioning, a satellite flat-screen TV and minibar. The en suite bathroom contains a bath, shower and hairdryer. Essenwood serves breakfast daily and dinner is available upon request. A number of restaurants serving a range of local and international cuisines can be found within 1.9 miles. Guests may enjoy a swim or relax on a sun lounger by the pool side whilst reading a book. Attractions in the area include Ushaka Marine World, the Royal Durban Golf Club and Moses Mabhida Stadium which is within 4.3 miles from the property. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas. King Shaka International Airport is a 30 minute drive away. An airport shuttle can be arranged upon request.

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    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Air-conditioned
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 116 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Comfort level is high."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 8.4 "Rooms are great."
    • 6.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."

    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 82 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.8 "Comfort level is high."
      10.0 "100% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 8.5 "Rooms are great."
      9.7 "97% thought the view was good."
      10.0 "100% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 6.2 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.8 "Vibe was decent."

    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 33 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 8.6 "Rooms are great."
      9.5 "95% thought the view was good."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Very quiet"
    "Great view"
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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