This hotel is of a very high standard, and a bargain for what we paid on Expedia. The staff were exceptional. They were very friendly and attentive. The location is excellent in relation to Umhlanga business area as well as the Gateway shopping centre. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and I highly recommend it.
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Umhlanga Hospital and Gateway Shopping Centre. Umhlanga …More
This hotel is new, clean, and modern. There is free parking. Nice restaurant and bar. Location is great, right across the street from the Gateway Mall. Only a five minute ride to the beaches; fifteen minutes to Durban. It is designed for short term, apartment type rentals, although they also accomodate daily stays. Only strange thing is that the elevators are located on the outside of the hotel, not in the lobby.
Frank from Boston, MA
Located in the heart of Umhlanga, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Gateway Shopping Centre and Umhlanga Hospital …More
Audacia Manor is a colonial-style 1920s home transformed into a boutique 5-star guesthouse. Claw-foot oval bathtubs, spacious rooms and all the modern comforts you could wish for (air-conditioning, fridge in room, large TV, etc) define the hotel. A good-sized pool, as well as a spacious terrace overlooking the sea in the distance, where breakfast (or dinner) is served, adds to the facilities.
The hotel is located in a high-security, residential area and most of the Durban taxi drivers didn't know how to find the place so it's a good idea to have the hotel's phone number on you when out and about.
Service staff is very friendly and the breakfast is copious and excellent. The only down-side was our dinner there. Perhaps due to the fact that several private events were taking place at the same time as our dinner, we had to wait forever and several of the dishes we had ordered were switched for others we hadn't ordered. Having waited so long for each course, we simply setllted for whatever was served. There again, a bit of a disappointment: the beef was chewy and not cooked rare, the way we had ordered it.
Nonetheless I would return anytime to the oasis of quiet and the lovely garden that this place offers.
David's Eagle's from Berchtesgaden, Germany
Situated by the ocean, this guesthouse is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Moses Mabhida Stadium and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Sahara Stadium …More
One of the best places that I have stayed at. Spent two weeks here in Feb 2015. Big comfortable rooms in 4 Victorian houses. Excellent and friendly staff. Very good breakfast and good location. Only faults some rooms lack strong enough lights and some bathrooms are dark. There is too much furniture in some rooms and way too many cushions. On my bed there were 10 cushions. There are a lot of stairs to negotiate. Parking available on site. All in all great place-highly recommended.
Daniel from Brescia, Italia
Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Windsor Park Golf Course and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Sahara …More
It met our needs AND our expectations. The beds were fantastic, the view of the was gorgeous, the location couldn't have been better, the staff was overly quick to respond to our needs, the breakfast was phenomenal, and the size of the rooms were "just right!"
While the exterior of the building shows its age, the rooms were well equipped, and the lobby and restaurants were nicely decorated. Parking is secure, but a bit troublesome to get in and out of with a larger vehicle. Kobos (the porter) was a pleasure and truly went the extra mile to avail himself and ensure all our needs were met. The Front Desk staff was also helpful and cheerful.
Can't wait for another trip and stay at the BelAire
J from Pretoria
Located in the heart of Durban, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Battery Beach and Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. Mini Town and …More
We were upgraded to a luxury room, waited on hand and foot and could not have asked for better service! Because the taxi was a bit late taking us into town one day the manager comp'd our transfer to the airport. Elegant surroundings in a small European style B&B. I would highly recommend the Sanchia!!!
Kate from indiana
Situated in Durban, this guesthouse is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Umhlanga Hospital and within 6 mi (10 km) of Gateway Shopping …More
Everything about my stay in this hotel was fine until check out, when I discovered that I was wrongly charged R350 for a car service from the airport to the hotel. I booked this trip and paid for it through Expedia. Before my trip, I called to confirm and I asked if the hotel has an airport pickup service. A staff said the hotel did not have that service but gave me a number of a car service to make my own arrangement. I NEVER called that car service because a friend who was also attending the conference got a rental car, picked me up from the airport straight to Durban ICC, where I registered for the conference and stayed until after 9 pm for the first program. I called the hotel from the ICC that I was arriving late, and also got direction to the hotel. My friend dropped me off at the hotel that night. When I explained this, one hotel staff member's immediate response was - "What is your friend's name?" "Where is she?" I felt hurt that she questioned my credibility, by asking for the name of my friend. I asked for evidence of car service - the name of the car company that supposedly picked me up from the airport, the time of the pick up, and any form of transaction with the car company, but the hotel staff could not provide any of these. Of course, I refused to pay for a service that I did not receive. The hotel staff did not acknowledge their mistake and did not offer an apology. I travel quite a bit and I have never had such an experience.
CBA from Resident of New York
Situated in Durban, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Greyville Race Course and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Sahara Stadium Kingsmead …More