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Botany Bay Lodge

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Botany Bay Lodge was built in 1921 and has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the owners Wayne And Stacy.Botany Bay Lodge offers friendly, relaxed accommodation with an afro-colonial setting, situated right next to the famous Botanical Gardens on Durban's lush suburb - the Berea - not far from shopping centres, cinemas, good restaurants and take-aways.Minutes from Durban City Centre.We are only 5 minutes from the city centre, International Conference Centre and beaches and the soccer, cricket and rugby stadiums.Our lodge has four en-suite bedrooms with fans and air conditioners for those balmy Durban evenings. Our rooms are all equipped with coffee/tea facilities, TV’s, overhead fans, safes and have ample cupboard space. Our top quality mattresses ensure you a restful night’s sleep. Our linen is new and of good quality. We provide towels, soap and shampoo. We offer wireless internet access to check emails for those guests with their own laptops. We do offer fax/ telephone facilities on request. We also offer safe off-street parking, pool bar, laundry / maid service and a fully fitted communal kitchen and braai area for your self catering requirements.Our pool is set in tranquil, lush, tropical surroundings and you will find it very difficult not to unwind and take a well-deserved break. Our bar has a fridge where you may chill your drinks.There are telephone and fax facilities on request, a comfortable, relaxing lounge and lots of information available for tours / safaris, activities, car hire, etc.
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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 2 October 2012

I really enjoy the stay at Botany Bay Lodge. What really convinced me: • Lovely staff • Helpful tips for my stay in South Africa • Showed me beautiful places in Durban • Support me if I need any help • Free Wi-Fi • Beautiful...More

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Response from BotanyBayLodge, Owner at Botany Bay LodgeResponded 3 October 2012

It was wonderful to have had such lively, joyous guests and we're pleased that you experienced all that we say we are.

Reviewed 2 October 2012

Botany Bay Lodge offers clean and friendly accommodation of a very high standard at reasonable rates. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here, so much so we changed our itinerary to return for an extra few nights. The friendly and relaxing atmosphere along with the welcoming...More

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Response from BotanyBayLodge, Owner at Botany Bay LodgeResponded 30 November 2012

Thank you for your lovely review. It is wonderful know that you enjoyed your stay with us and in Durban so much.

Reviewed 11 August 2012

Clean comfortable rooms with home from home feel to the place. The whole atmosphere of the house is friendly and welcoming. The owners Stacey and Wayne went out of their way to make us feel welcome and make sure we had everything we needed. The...More

Thank Dmmcfaul
Response from BotanyBayLodge, Owner at Botany Bay LodgeResponded 12 August 2012

Thank you for your review and recommendation. We truly hope you had a great stay in Sunny Durban and that we were everything you expected. Hope to have you back again one day.

Reviewed 4 August 2012

Can you say "home away from home"? Lovely, quiet, friendly and full of good vibes, married South African/British owners Wayne and Stacey were not only my hosts but became good friends. I've returned several times since my initial visit, always feeling like a welcome member...More

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Response from BotanyBayLodge, Owner at Botany Bay LodgeResponded 6 August 2012

Thank you, it is a pleasure to have such wonderful people and to make your stay in Durban comfortable and memorable. Home-away-from-Home is what we say and advertise and making people feel at home is what we aim for while providing a high standard of...More

Reviewed 9 July 2012

We stayed there for two nights and our rooms were NEVER once cleaned. The owners were not even aware that the rooms had not been cleaned meaning that they did not at any point inspect the rooms. We even had to ask for fresh towels...More

Thank KulSoul T
Management response:Responded 13 July 2012

In response to this review: This group of seven young ladies were booked from Friday night to Sunday morning. They were attending a function on the Saturday afternoon. They spent the entire Saturday morning occupying their rooms preparing themselves for their function therefore not allowing...More

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"Room 2 is the best room, I think"
25 Jul 2013
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"perhaps avoid the room by the kitchen if you want to sleep in."
4 Aug 2012
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"Not for stay when on business due to lack of wifi and parking accessibility."
4 Jul 2012
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"All rooms are of excellent quality"
5 Jul 2011
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US$56 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
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