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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Richards Bay, South Africa - Updated 2020

airbnb Richards Bay, South Africa
Melanie
Melanie
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Named after British naval commander Rear Admiral Sir Frederick William Richards, Richards Bay features the largest port in South Africa, making this one of the most important towns in the region in terms of commerce. Beyond maritime activities, this area features fantastic natural attractions. In fact, it features a number of eco-tourism attractions such as safaris, nature reserves, and game parks, with each featuring a unique habitat, thereby allowing visitors to spot different varieties of wildlife. It also has a good surfing scene, making this a good destination of choice of water lovers. Choose among these Airbnb vacation rentals in Richards Bay if you want to have a comfortable stay while exploring the different attractions in the area.

1. Holiday home with pool (from USD 37)

This rental is a good choice for those who want to spend a chill holiday in Richards Bay, being located in a quiet neighborhood. Able to accommodate up to eight people, this four-bedroom holiday home comes furnished with just about every amenity that you may need while you’re on holiday. The property comes with a kitchen, an outdoor barbecue grill, a washing machine, and WiFi. A crib may also be provided for families traveling with infants. To cap it off, it also comes with a swimming pool, which guests are welcome to use during their stay. Free parking is available on site as well.

Porpoise Lodge, 4 Bedroom House, Pool, Quiet Area,
Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
77 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the airconditioning and wifi are amazing
easy to use amenities and spacious rooms
beautiful outdoor spaces with large deck and pool
all the beds were very comfortable and firm and every room had aircon that worked well
tea & coffee making facilities were a nice touch
Cleanliness:
we found the house clean and tidy
clean and safe place
great place - quiet clean spacious and well-equipped
great place - quiet clean spacious and well-equipped
great place - quiet clean spacious and well-equipped
Host:
great host and quite considerate
hosts and personnel are friendly and accommodating
lovely house friendly hosts and great value stay
very friendly hosts perfect for me
great hosts who go out of their way to make your stay as comfortable as possible
Location:
close to major attractions and shopping centers
great house in a great location
great house very cleasy and great location for local shops and supermarket
safe area and close to restaurants shops and the beach
very nice house and big house a beautiful garden and a good neighbourhood
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2. Home located near the airport (from USD 28)

Travelers who will be flying into Richards Bay will appreciate how this property is just five minutes away from the airport. Similarly, it’s just a short drive away from the town center, the beach, the shops, and the waterfront. The holiday home comes furnished with just about every amenity that you may want or need, including a swimming pool, a kitchen, and a washing machine. If you’re worried about safety, this property is equipped with an electric fence and alarm for security.

Neat secure accommodation for one to four guests
Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
77 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
as for the place: in great state clean well-equipped good wifi and so forth
a very comfortable place to stay
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and the rooms looking nicely
anns place was tidy and clean and everything was well organised
the house was very clean bright and spacy
very stylish very clean
house is sparling clean and really makes you feel comfortable
Host:
she is indeed a lovely host
lovely host and comfortable home
very nice place great host
great value and a lovely host
she was an amazing host thoughtful wise and very kind
Location:
we really enjoyed rose’s place
this place is like 3 minutes away from the airport
this stay was just perfect; good location for our trip wonderful hostess safe neighbourhood comfy bed cute dogs
her place is very beautiful and central
awesome place to stay home away from away
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3. Guest house for a large group (from USD 37)

This rental is a great option for a large group of people traveling together, as it can accommodate as many as 13 guests at a time. The eight-bedroom property also comes with eight bathrooms, which makes for very short waiting time to get ready. It comes with laundry facilities, WiFi, and a barbecue grill. The hosts are more than willing to give advice on tourist attractions within the area, and they also provide breakfast for their guests.

SERENDIPITY GUEST HOUSE
Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
26 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 9 Beds 7 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Host:
great hospitality warm welcome from the host
warm friendly & accommodating hospitality
nice people very friendly and willing to share good advises
and fienie is just a wonderful host
Location:
nice and close to the airportvery cosy
neat little guesthouse close to where i needed to be met all my needs
the house is beautiful and situated in a very calm and safe neighborhood
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4. Self-catering garden cottage (from USD 26)

Able to accommodate up to four people, this garden cottage comes furnished with the necessities so that guests will feel like they’re home away from home during their stay here. The rental comes with a kitchen, an outdoor barbecue grill, and air conditioning. It also has space outside the house for guests to relax. The property is located in a secluded area, which makes this a great choice for those who want to enjoy peace and quiet during their holiday.

Comfortable garden cottage
Richards Bay, KZN, South Africa
50 reviews
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
has all the necessary amenities for a comfortable relaxing stay
comfortable cottage for four people
beautiful serene spacious and comfortable cottage
the rooms were like discribed
we cooked dinner and made a lovely breakfast with all of the dish ware
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean and neat
very clean and central
lovely cottage clean spacious and very comfortable
our stay was clean comfortable and highly recommended
the cottage is clean and was turned over even while we were there
Host:
rina is a great host
rina was a great host
she is very friendly and accommodated our requests
rina was very helpful and accommodating
rina has been very kind and helpful
Location:
great little place if you’re looking for an overnight stop
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5. Guest suite (from USD 43)

This self-contained guest suite, which fits up to two people, has direct access to the outside area, giving guests direct access to the deck, the garden, and the koi pond. Besides the queen-sized bed, the property is furnished with a kitchenette, a TV, a work area, and WiFi. Use of laundry facilities may also be arranged for long-term guests. There are dogs on the property.

Air 29: Elegant queen room
Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
14 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all amenities available which makes your stay just that more comfortable
Cleanliness:
the room beautifully arranged with cache cristal clean save convenient location close to mall beach etc
Host:
she is so welcoming and accommodating
great value great host great accommodation
Location:
close to mall and main restaurants quiet neighbourhood friendly hosts
the location was very nice but the draw was inas hospitality kindness and thoughtfulness
always such a pleasure to stay at ina's place
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6. Five-bedroom home close to the beach (from USD 139)

This five-bedroom home, which can house as many as 11 guests, is within walking distance to the beach, making this a great choice for those traveling to Richards bay to enjoy the sand and surf. The rental itself comes fully equipped with all the necessities, including but not limited to a kitchen, air-conditioning, and laundry facilities. It also has a swimming pool, which guests are more than welcome to take a dip in. The property is secured by an electric fence and an alarm system.

House Elweboog 15
Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
22 reviews
Entire house 8 Beds 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is spacious with nice amenities such as a large pool and pool table
has a great kitchen an a big yard for braaing
very quiet and nice swimming pool
Cleanliness:
the house is amazing clean & very spacious
clean spacious house with plenty space for kids to play
as for the interior the house is well kept uncluttered and very clean
Host:
thanks to hosts jenny and len
friendly people very willing to accomodate
we really enjoy ourselves & lucky enough the owner was not around during our stay
Location:
good location and a great place to stay with a friends
“everything was great loved our stay and best location in richards bay”
the house is situated very well the neighborhood is quiet and peaceful
great space & location for group of people
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7. Self-catering apartment (from USD 40)

Located in a quiet neighborhood, the apartment comes with a bedroom, a bathroom, and a kitchen. Guests also have access to the garden, the swimming pool, and the barbecue area. Air mattresses can be provided to accommodate more guests. The property is secured by an electric fence and an alarm system. Do note that cleaning fees are charged here. There are dogs on the property.

Cassiandra Place unit 1, self catering.
Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
15 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the appartements are clean and well equipped
we have spent 7 weeks in this nice and clean apartment
Host:
the hosts are very friendly and helpfully
gert and his family are friendly and will go out of their way to make you feel at home
great value for money the hosts were very friendly and the setting was very pleasant
felt like part of the family hannes and his family are amazing hosts very helpfull and friendly
hannes and his family are very helpful with solving all your problems whatever size they are
Location:
great location and exceptional hosts
this is a great place to stay in richards bay
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8. Three-bedroom apartment (from USD 160)

This apartment is able to fit up to six people. Each of the three bedrooms come with an en suite bathroom. The rental also comes with a swimming pool, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a lounge area with a TV. Long-term guests are welcome here. Free parking is available here.

UMQHELE SELF CATERING
Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
7 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pool was good the place was nice and the much needed aircon worked well
Cleanliness:
the rooms were nice and clean as was the kitchen and living space
Host:
they did fix it promptly and staff was nice
Location:
good spot close to shops/boardwalk
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9. Private room with separate entrance (from USD 31)

Able to accommodate up to two people, this room for rent features a private entrance, allowing guests to enjoy their privacy and to set their itinerary according to their own schedule. The studio itself is furnished with air-conditioning, a kitchen, and laundry facilities. Guests are also welcome to use the swimming pool here. Parking is available on site as well. The property is within a short driving distance of the airport, the beach, and the shopping center. Do note that there are cats, dogs, and birds on the property.

Private Room with separate entrance in Birdswood
Richards Bay, KZN, South Africa
34 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet spot nice size room good wifi
deon was a great host our stay was very comfortable & access to wifi was an added bonus
the room was very well equipped lovely swimming pool deon couldn’t have been more helpful good value as well
we had everything we needed and even more the house is beautiful and you feel very comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable
clean neat and well equipped
the place is clean quite and private
the place was clean and very comfortable
the room was comfortable clean and very private
Host:
and the owners were so welcoming and friendly
great hosts and great venue
deon and michelle are exceptionally awesome hosts
deon has a beautiful home and went way above and beyond as a host
great place to stay very hospitable host
Location:
you can reach all places of interest in a good time
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10. Room with access to a garden and a swimming pool (from USD 52)

Able to accommodate up to two people, this rental provides guests access to the garden and the swimming pool on the property, both of which are available for use all year round. The room for rent itself comes with an en suite bathroom, a refrigerator, and coffee and tea making facilities. Those who need to work during their stay will appreciate the fact that the space also comes with a workstation. The dining room and the kitchenette are also available for guests’ use throughout their stay.

Leatherback Park Room 2
Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
19 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
oh and the view from the room it felt like waking up in paradise
Cleanliness:
the best part was how rianne keeps everything so clean
the room is very stylish and super clean
sparkling clean house very orderly beautiful garden view from the room
Host:
the hosts are amazing
lovely accommodation friendly hosts and we were made to feel very welcome
they are friendly and nice
it was a great and cosy stay with very friendly hosts
outstanding value by truly hospitable people making you feel very at home best i’ve stayed at to date
Location:
it’s central to everything very cosy oooh did i mention they have thee most beautiful garden
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Richards Bay: Harmony of commerce and nature

Whoever says commerce and nature don’t mix needs to drop by Richards Bay, a South African town that serves as proof that both can go together. Choose among these Airbnb options if you want to have a comfortable night’s stay while here, regardless of whether you’re in town for business or if you want to explore one of the many natural attractions that this area has to offer.

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