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Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast

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Richards Bay, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lovely accommodation with such friendly service. The hostess was very friendly and accommodating. Delicious breakfast served every morning. The rooms are nice and spacious and the cleanliness was commendable. Thank you! I had a great stay.

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Modimolle (Nylstroom), South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were there for a short family weekend. The facilities were fantastic and clean. The food was more than enough and more than we could wish for. Thea was a graceful hostess and assisted with all your enquiries. The facilities included a garage for our hired vehicle. All the staff members were friendly. It was a nice and safe stay.... More 

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for the wonderful words... I really appreciate it....especially if it is spread by word and mouth... Hope you will be back again aswell as all your friends..... More 

Maseru, Lesotho
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My family took it to Durban on 5th August 2016 and landed at Sparkling Star. What a nice welcome we had. We arrived at around 1 am in the morning due to road matter. You know what I mean, punctures and stuff. But the owners were so welcoming that we felt home already. Guess what we had booked for one... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

This B&B is a home away from home. Hosts are very welcoming and accommodating covering many of the service tasks themselves. They appreciate if you let them know what time you are coming as there isn't a front desk service. I had two breakfasts, one good and one great - ask for the World Famous Omlette, it is really something... More 

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So good to hear that guests enjoyed the breakfast... Glad we could help with a lift and that you felt safe. Hope you will come again and enjoy your stay again. It makes me feel good ...if a guest is happy I am happy.. More 

Kuruman, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I enjoyed my stay there everything was as perfect as expected it was like I knew the place before and the owner Thea and the husband were very helpful, humble and welcoming. The breakfast was also on point I really enjoyed my stay with them.

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So happy you felt at home straight away and that everything was just right for you. Come again so you can enjoy a lovely breakfast. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

The owners are very friendly and helpful . Breakfast is something special. Rooms are very comfortable. Close to most tourist attractions,but set in a quiet suburban area. Highly recommended for business or tourist travellers.

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the breakfast and that the rooms were comfortable. And thank you for your recommendations to business and tourists. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The house has got character and very neat. The reception and service was very friendly. The breakfast was good with one of the tastiest omelets that I have eaten. We will certainly go back when we get the opportunity.

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thankyou so so much for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed the stay and the omelet and love to see you again. More 

South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 6 June 2016

It is beautiful place, the service is one of the best and I am sure next time when I visited Durban I will definitely stay there again. I real enjoyed my stay at Sparkling Star B&B. I have already told my friends about this place because soon they will be in Durban.. Keep it up aunt Thea

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for the wonderful words.... you are the reason we are doing this job to make people happy and to make you feel at home. I would love to see you and your friends back again. More 

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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent environment warm welcome and very friendly people thank you. The place is perfect closer to nature garden beautiful birds Had a nice stay looking forward to the next time I come around again

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello there.... just say good bye to you earlier on .......so nice of you to say all those nice things... you were such easy guests and I would love to see you soon again.... More 

Jhb
1 review
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I will definitely be back and book here again the people are just awesome and warm welcoming just loved every minute of it will recommend this accommodation to everyone from JHB going to Durban and the food was the best thank you so much we appreciate everything you did for us regards Maritza Hubby and two girls

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Thea G, Owner at Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thankyou so much... what lovely words to say... it was a pleasure to have you here with the 2 little angels and also glad you enjoyed the food. Hopefully we will see you soon again and for a little longer stay next time. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This gracious old Victorian home was built in the 1920's and offer great ambience and atmosphere with its special architectural design and old gleaming Oregon pine floors. The smell of freshly brewed coffee will invite you to relax on the patio or in the garden. Sparkling Star Guest House is situated in the heart of Glenwood, close to the University of Natal, St. Augustine's and Entabeni Hospital and an easy drive away from the CBD and Durban's beaches. The guest house has many facilities that cater for both the travelling business person and holidaymaker. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast

Address: 70 Z K Mathews Road | Glenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: £45 - £61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sparkling Star Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Always choose that room!!!!! LOL. But honestly we used only two rooms and they were super good.”
 of 5 bubbles Khlomisi, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wonderfull stunning room.”
 of 5 bubbles leigh-annenortje, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Down stairs easy access, Upstairs quiet”
 of 5 bubbles wendyc884, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The Green room has been my choice. Large with door to cool, exquisite garden. Leslie Roelofse - Port Elizabeth”
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“We had the downstairs double room with the little patio which was very secure and safe.”
 of 5 bubbles karenRichardsBay, 28 Oct 2013 | Read review
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