Durban, Dolphin Coast - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Essenwood House offers both the corporate or leisure guest all the comforts of a magnificent Edwardian private home in true 5 star luxury styling. Set in a tropical garden, peace and quiet yet minutes away from the city centre of Durban, shopping malls, restaurants, Durban Convention centre and the well known Durban beaches.
Large pool, secure parking in the grounds, Essenwood House has Seven luxurious en-suite bedrooms most facing both the City and Indian Ocean. Three suites have their own private verandahs and entrances. All rooms are air conditioned, have individual private phone, Satellite TV,alarm clock radios, fully stocked bar fridges, tea and coffee making facilities and fresh flowers, fruit and newspapers daily. Wireless internet access in all rooms and computer for use of guests.
An ideal base for visits to game reserves, the Drakensberg mountains, and all that Kwa-Zulu Natal has to offer.
Full English breakfast included. Dinner available on request.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Essenwood House, Durban, Dolphin Coast
- American Express
- Children Welcome
- Diners Club
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Essenwood House, Durban, Dolphin Coast
- National Accommodation Association
- Tourism Grading Council
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Directions to Essenwood House
Map of Essenwood House in Durban, Dolphin Coast+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 31° 0' 23.1" E / 29° 49' 54.6" S
By Car / Driving
Driving to Essenwood House in Durban, Dolphin Coast
|Departing: King Shaka International Airport|
|Address: M65, La Mercy 4405, South Africa|
|Distance: 34.4 km / Duration: 29 mins|
|1.||Head southeast||1.3 km|
|2.||Take the 1st left onto Mdloti St
|3.||Continue onto M65
|4.||Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2
Partial toll road
|5.||Take exit 170 for M21/Inanda Road||0.4 km|
|6.||Slight right onto the ramp to Umgeni Rd/M19||0.6 km|
|7.||Keep left at the fork, follow signs for M19/Umgeni Road and merge onto Umgeni Rd/M19||2.3 km|
|8.||Turn right onto Alpine Rd||1.4 km|
|9.||Turn left onto Hendry Rd/M17
Continue to follow M17
|10.||Turn right onto Earl Haig Rd/M17
Continue to follow M17
|11.||Turn right onto Stephen Dlamini Rd||0.2 km|
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