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About Essenwood House

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 three kilometres.

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 seven kilometres 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.

  • Response Rate: 17%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 5 Reviews


  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • 24H. Check In
  • 24H. Reception
  • 24H. Security
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast in room
  • Double bed
  • Express check in
  • Fridge
  • Iron and board
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • House Keeping
  • Minibar
  • Wake-Up service
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)


  • No TGCSA Grading
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Essenwood House Rooms

Reviews for Essenwood House

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Onke Ngxesha
04 January 2021

I enjoyed the house, its central to most places

Millicent Van Whye
28 October 2020

I could not wait for day break so that I could escape the hell that I experienced at this place.1. I tried in vain to contact the establishment all day when I was due to arrive.2. I was greeted by a very bubbly person in her pajamas, no gown or modesty. I wasn’t sure who she was but she showed me to my room and gave me a key.3. The room I was allocated had a pungent odour due to mould, the fresh coat of paint led me to believe that the mould was painted over instead of treated.4. The bedding looked as if someone had used the bed and just made it. Linens did not look fresh. The towels were wash...
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Lindani Ngcobo
07 October 2020

Location and premises: The location could be great but going up and down a very steep yard is not fun. Construction in the premises makes everything worse. And the fact that it’s been going on since last year makes me wonder if the owner care at all for their guests. The dogs are such a turn off.- Cleanliness: Our room looked clean but had ants showing up every now and then. Towels looked old and looked dirty. We stayed for 2 nights and our towels were not refreshed when they came to ‘clean’ the room. Ventilation is poor in the shower and toilet.Comfort: beds were okay. Curtains were great....
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Natasha Olivier
27 September 2020

Good service but need improvement

Smanga Nkwanyana
19 September 2020

Housekeeping on point.

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Essenwood House is 0.5km from the centre of Essenwood , the nearest airport 27.1km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling