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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have returned this week from a wonderful 6 night stay at Cowrie Cove Guest House. Caroline could not do enough to make our stay a memorable one. It's the perfect location tucked away right by the beach so if all you want to do is stay at home, enjoy the pool and guest house it's no problem, you can... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only able to stay overnight, but wished we could have stayed longer to enjoy the beach just 40m from the property. Close to Umhlanga, but quite area. Good breakfast and lovely entertainment area around the pool.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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50 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for only one night and Caroline was so welcoming. The room is very spacious and clean and the breakfast was just amazing. This was my first guest house experience and I will definitely come back again. The only draw back is the fact that you need to go out for dinner.

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Billings
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Our stay actually was during the World Cup in 2010. We were very impressed with the staff and the easy access to the beach. The breakfast was enjoyable and very relaxed. The fruit was always enjoyable. We actually encountered monkeys during our stay which is unique for us since we only have them in zoos. The rooms were large and... More 

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Thank Brett S
Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our honeymoon at the Cowrie Cove guest house. Caroline and her team are welcoming, and always eager to help. We stayed for 6 nights in Suite 3. The guest house is located close to La Lucia mall and Gateway - featuring plenty of shops and eating outlets. Breakfast is served daily, a variety of cereals, breads, cheeses,... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I chose this place for a business retreat with my colleague and, sure enough, we found out it was the right choice. This guesthouse is NOT your grandma's beach house. This is a nicely, designed-for-purpose place, with all the comfort you expect. Breakfast are sumptuous, rooms are big, pool area is so relaxing. The owners are just there to help... More 

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West Fargo, North Dakota
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We stayed at Cowrie Cove at the recommendation of our outfitter and were not disappointed. The rooms are lovely, the bathrooms spacious, and the beds very comfortable. The staff was courteous and friendly and the breakfast amazing! Coffee was great, and access to the honesty bar was very nice. Caroline went above and beyond in providing advice on where to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Everything was perfect. The only suggestion is to fix The warm and cold water marks on the mixer in the bathtub that were swapped around. The breakfast for business travelers can also be a bit too late

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Lovely rooms and our bathroom had a jet bath which was awesome. Breakfast was good but maybe consider adding a few more veg options for the cooked breakfast. The staff were friendly and the hosts very helpful. Best part....the beach is literally through a gate at the bottom of the garden.

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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful and relaxing few days at Cowrie Cove - could not have been looked after better, in fact, we enjoyed it so much, after a few days elsewhere for a wedding, we went back for another night! All handled wonderfully as we literally turned up that time - no booking. V fortunate there was... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Cowrie Cove Guest House

Address: 4 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Durban 4051, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: £61 - £115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cowrie Cove Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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