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Self-Catering Accommodations In Durban North, South Africa - Updated 2020

Self-Catering Accommodations In Durban North, South Africa - Updated 2020
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The elegant, exclusive, and upscale residential community of Durban North lies around 10 km (6.2 miles) north of Durban central in South Africa. Durban North is flanked by the Umugeni River in the south, popular as Dave Beach locally. Spectacular views of the Indian Ocean form the eastern boundary of this affluent region, whose inhabitants are some of Durban’s most elite and affluent ones going back to the pre-apartheid days. Nature lovers will love beaches of the region like Glenashley, Virginia, and Beachwood, as well as many nature reserves including Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve, Umgeni River Bird Park, Virginia Bush Nature Reserve, Seaton Park Nature Reserve and Durban North Japanese Gardens. Explore the stunning Durban North community of South Africa by staying at these very convenient self-catering accommodations.

1. Durban North duplex (from USD 48)

Whether you’re in Durban North for work or play, this stylish yet cozy two-bed, two-bath duplex is the place to stay at. Continuous Wi-Fi access and free onsite parking makes this place a breeze for any kind of vacationer to stay in. Set in the middle of all the Durban North action, the unit is walking distance from all popular attractions and important places. What’s more, there’s a fully equipped kitchenette at your disposal - a well-stocked fridge, microwave, pots, pans, and other utensils, and tea and coffee are all provided, making your stay comfortable to the hilt.

Cosy and Stylish Durban North Duplex.
Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
110 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment will all the required amenities (incl
you can expect a stylish clean and comfortable apartments which exceeded all my expectations
it's clean and has good wifi connection
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious property
super clean and modern
very clean comfortable and private
beautiful quiet and clean duplex
great functional and clean place
Host:
best hospitality and friendly hosts
thank you once again to the host
the hosts are very welcoming and understanding going above the call of duty
thoba and his mom were excellent hosts
thoba’s mom was highly responsive to our questions
Location:
it is central to all main attractions in durban
close to restaurants and entertainment areas
the location is quite and safe
thoba’s place is well located and comfortable
beautiful place and ideally located
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2. Whispering Palms cottage (from USD 28)

If you’re looking for an economical self-catering accommodation in North Durban, the contemporary one-bedroom Whispering Palms cottage on a large, secure property, is perfect. One queen bed and a sofa bed mean that four people can stay here comfortably. A large private courtyard, a lounge with widescreen smart TV with Netflix, Wi-Fi access, and a Weber Braai for outdoor entertainment are the highlights of this wonderful cottage. However, the best part is the well-equipped kitchen, complete with cooking basics, dishes and silverware, oven, fridge, microwave, and even a coffee maker!

Whispering Palms
Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
63 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The layout of the cottage is spacious and modern
I was comfortable and at ease
It's very secured and the kitchen is outstanding
It is beautiful and comfortable
You get to have your own privacy
Cleanliness:
The place was very clean
it's so beautiful and clean
Very stylish and well appointed apartment
Brigette's place is beautiful and very clean
Great cottage lovely clean and homely space
Host:
Brigette is a fantastic host and always goes the extra mile
She has a big heart
She was extremely friendly upon our arrival
Wifi is fast and always available
Great hospitality and assistance with enjoyment
Location:
Nice place in a very nice neighborhood
Great location at a great price
a huge plus (actually a necessity in Durban)
I felt so very safe and secure on the premises
Palm Cottage was an absolute treat to stay at whilst on business in Durban
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3. Studio with spectacular sea views (from USD 79)

In the Virginia area of Durban North lies this one-bed unit with everything a vacationer needs for a luxurious stay - strong Wi-Fi, luxurious furnishings, an upmarket location, and gorgeous views of the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean! This apartment features one bedroom with a queen and a sofa bed as well as a large wardrobe, smart TV, fast Wi-Fi internet, and a large, tranquil balcony, complete with comfort and privacy. Around the corner, there are a plethora of restaurants and cafes, shops, and kiosks. If you’re in the mood for cooking, the unit comes equipped with a great kitchen which has tea and coffee facilities, utensils, pots and pans, dishes and silverware, microwave, fridge, coffee maker and an oven.

Immaculate Open-Concept Balcony Studio with Seaviews
Durban North, KZN, South Africa
146 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Great shower and comfortable bed too
The place is easy to find by car
The place is very immaculate
The level of cleanliness was impeccable and I have nothing to falter at all
Very comfy bed and the rain shower is heaven
Cleanliness:
The place is exceptionally clean and very beautiful
the place is very clean
The place is stylish and it's kept sparkling clean
very clean and friendly stuff
Wonderful clean place Close to everything Check in was seamless and everything required was in the apartment
Host:
The host is also very communicative
What a wonderful interesting and kind person
Khombi was lovely and so helpful as always
What a beautiful studio apartment to relax and unwind
Great location Fantastic communication from host and hostess Clean
Location:
Great location very safe and sparkling
perfectly situated 10 min from Durban city and 10 min to Umhlanga
it's in a safe and quiet neighborhood with shopping possibilities not far and
Perfect for in and out business trip
The place was spotless and perfectly located
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4. Modern luxurious stone cottage (from USD 22)

What better way to live in the lap of luxury than in a sprawling stone cottage apartment overlooking the lush Virginia bush reserve and the Indian Ocean in Durban North? This upmarket rental has two ensuite bedrooms with king beds, two luxurious bathrooms, a beautifully designed living room with a large flat-screen TV, comfy couches, satellite/cable TV, Wi-Fi, and a spacious parking space too. A well-equipped kitchen is the highlight of this wonderful home, featuring everything from a fridge, toaster, and coffee maker to oven, stove, grill, and even utensils and dishes, thus allowing vacationers to laze around and never leave the place!

Beautiful spacious Apartment with stunning sea views and centrally located.
5 reviews
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The rest of the home is exquisite
The only thing lacking was block out curtains for the main bedroom
Had a great time in there with friends eating cocktails and laughter
Host:
It was all and more than advertised
We found our hosts welcoming
With a very early sunrise it made it impossible to sleep in
This is a 5 star home that I will definitely utilize again when I am in the country
Location:
Easy access Close to beach
The nature reserve and trails right near the house made for a perfect morning jog with my boys and Seattle Coffee Co just 1km from the house was perfect to cap it all off Easy access to several gr...
It is exquisite Location is very convenient for the hot spots in Durban (south / north side)
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5. Umhlanga holiday home (from USD 122)

Where else can you find a house with both free Wi-Fi as well as stunning mountain views? At this beautiful Durban holiday home on Umhlanga Rocks Drive, the sprawling verdant gardens catch your eye first. The house has a comfortable living room with a flat-screen smart TV, a large eight-seater dining space, three bedrooms - one with an extra large double bed and two with large double beds, and even a stunning terrace. The house also has a fully equipped, modern kitchenette which allows you to whip up meals whenever you want, thanks to the fridge, microwave, oven, and a whole lot of kitchenware.

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6. Sparkling clean one-bed apartment (from USD 23)

This first-floor one-bed apartment is perfect for a couple who’s visiting Durban North. Not only is it centrally located, but it is also equipped with all amenities that vacationers need. The unit has a main room with built-in cupboards, chairs and a table which also acts as a breakfast nook, as well as a large flat-screen smart TV. Off the bedroom with queen and sofa beds is a small but gorgeous balcony providing stunning views of Durban North. The well-equipped kitchen has a stove, microwave, fridge, and utensils, and has a kitchen island too, allowing you to cook dinners whenever you want.

A touch of home
Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
108 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
AirBnb apartment equipped with everything you need A good bed and nice bathroom
Very private and easy to find
the kitchen is great to cook dinners and the WiFi is really great
you have your own privacy
The space is comfortable neat and has all the necessary amenities one needs A 10 star rating
Cleanliness:
Everything was so clean and comfortable
Anna's place was very neat and clean
Clean very tidy and lovely
Super clean and very cosy
and I had everything that I needed
Host:
Anna is a great hostess and met us upon arrival
Host was very helpful and made our stay comfortable
I had a very late arrival which she accomodated with a smile
We arrived a bit earlier than expected however Anna was most accommodating in allowing us to check in earlier
she was an incredible host very friendly and accommodating
Location:
Really good place in a really nice neighborhood
Wonderful private place in a a secure and upmarket area Awesome for business trips
Anna's place is beautiful and spacious located in a safe neighborhood
Situated in a quiet but easily-accessible neighbourhood
if you need to be in Durban North and Durban Central
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7. Lovely granny flat (from USD 25)

If an affordable one-bedroom self-catering apartment in Durban North is what you’re looking for, then this wonderful granny flat with its own private entrance space fits the bill perfectly. Centrally located in Durban North close to Beachway, this lovely apartment has double and couch beds, continuous Wi-Fi, TV, a laptop-friendly workspace, a well-equipped bathroom with all bathroom essentials, and even a patio and a barbeque grill for a wonderful evening outdoors. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern amenities such as silverware and dishes, cooking basics, coffee maker, microwave, fridge, oven, and a stove, making whipping up quick meals easy in your vacation rental.

Lovely, private, neat flat in prime location
Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
67 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Wonderful details around the flat
Very accurate to the pictures
Private in all sense of the word
You are given all the space that you need
very comfortable easy check in
Cleanliness:
The place itself is clean
A lovely clean flatlet in an awesome location Very private with very responsive hosts
Host:
Amazing host and good communication with clients
Hosts were very accommodating and friendly
both friendly and extremely responsive Lindiwe
the cleaning lady was also fantastic
I spent nearly two months here and Nate and Candice were awesome hosts throughout
Location:
Excellent location Shops en restaurants 5 mins walk away
Great tidy place that is located near shops and restaurants Safe and secure area
Shops and restaurants are around the corner and the highway is a few minutes away
Short walk to the shops and quiet neighborhood
Close to good restaurants and shopping Beaches are close
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8. Coral's Cottage (from USD 42)

Coral’s Cottage is a modern, contemporary vacation rental nestled in a leafy, upmarket Durban North community. The beautiful, verdant surrounding garden area makes Coral Cottage your own private, spacious home away from home. One of the highlights of this beautiful, open-plan, pet-friendly cottage is that it has a separate lounge and fully equipped kitchen which is great for cooking meals when you don’t want to eat outside or order in either. The cottage features a bedroom with a convertible king size bed along with two single beds, DSTV, full bathroom with a separate shower and bath, free Wi-Fi, and even has Weber Gas Braai barbeque on request. This amazing vacation rental also features safe off-street parking, a separate entrance, and a private patio.

Coral's Cottage
Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
107 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
oh not forgetting the free wi-fi
Amazing cottage with everything you need including aircon
There is air con in the bedroom which is awesome
It felt like our own place
Beautiful cottage with everything you need
Cleanliness:
it was spacious and sparkling clean
It was very clean and comfortable
The cottage is very clean and neat and the location is perfect
The cottage is very spacious great linen and clean
The space was clean and well looked after
Host:
Michelle and Johann made us feel so welcome on arrival
Their home is beautiful and very accommodating
They are also quick to respond
They were very friendly and helpful
but she's very friendly
Location:
Great restaurants just around the corner
It's close to many shops and restaurants
Lovely cottage in a very convenient but quiet location
Lovely immaculately looked after place close to restaurants and shops
it's a safe area
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9. Tranquil first-floor unit (from USD 31)

Enjoy the brilliant African sunset from the tranquillity of the private deck of this gorgeous first-floor, one-bedroom vacation rental. This beautiful self-contained cottage in Durban North has easy access to the amazing beaches, dining, and shopping areas of Durban City. The unit has a modern, open plan, stylishly decorated living-cum-dining area with fully equipped kitchen, where you can cook and eat your meals when you’d rather eat at home than outside. The house also has a smart Apple TV and Wi-Fi. The single ensuite bedroom has a double bed and lots of storage space. Tucked among the tree cover is a private deck, where you can enjoy a glass of wine or a cuppa on colder Durban evenings.

AFRICAN SUNSET - Spacious, Stylish Studio
Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
33 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Friendliest cat in the world
The space was very thoughtfully equipped with everything you need and
The place looks exactly as advertised
You'll find everything you need in the cute stylish apartment
Monique is friendly and she makes you feel right at home
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and tastefully decorated place
Nice spacious and very clean place
Her place is exactly as pictured and described
Everything was spotless and the facilities were impeccable
The place was lovely and clean Would go back
Host:
First time visiting Durban she made our stay very welcoming and opened her home to us
Great venue with friendly and helpful hosts
Her family was very kind and let us use the pool as we wanted
and the host was beyond great
the host is super nice :-)
Location:
Located in a quiet area and
Monique's apartment is a gem Perfectly located in a safe neighbourhood with good security
This place is centrally located and it is really easy to get around
Monique's place is very peaceful well located and offers anything you need for your stay the best choice if you wanna stay in a central location quite close to everywhere
Beautiful place and Monique is the best host you can ever imagine
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Dazzling Durban North

A coastal dune forest once, the Durban North of today is a beautiful leafy suburb worth visiting for more than just a few days. Make your stay comfortable and affordable by renting out these self-catered vacation rentals.

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