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About The Saffron House

Walk to the protected swimming beach in less than five minutes (400 meters) which is open, clean and looking great. Go for a swim in the warm Indian Ocean, or let us organize dolphin boat rides which launch from a local beach, you can also watch dolphins from the beach and whales in season.

Each of our five elegant, clean and en-suite, air-conditioned bedrooms have the best quality beds with cool cotton percale linen and their private entrance onto a patio area with access to the sparkling pool. Each room is equipped with a minibar, DStv (satellite), complimentary tea and coffee and complimentary quality toiletries. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail. Relax in the spacious living areas with comfy sofa’s and lots of books.

A complimentary weekday British and German newspaper is also available. We will also arrange airport transfers and drop off collection to and from local restaurants. Also perfect for business use with 24 hour Wi-Fi internet access. Close enough to Durban and Umhlanga to be there in 30-40 minutes. Our breakfast starts at 7.00 am so you won’t have to rush. Enjoy Golf, we are just minutes from some of South Africa’s finest golf courses. Zimbali, Prince’s Grant and Mount Edgecombe. We hope The Saffron House will be a place to remember long after your return home, and we hope you will recommend us to your friends and business colleagues. The Saffron House rates include bed and breakfast.

Romantic: We also offer an additional honeymoon or anniversary package which consists of a bottle of sparkling wine, flowers, rose petals, bath soaps and bubbles, candles, fruit and chocolates.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Guest House
  • Includes: B & B
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Reviews: 21 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • French


  • Portfolio Collection
  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

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                      Reviews for The Saffron House

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                      Garyn Rapson, South Africa
                      04 May 2015

                      Although this guesthouse is clean and nice, the atmosphere is unwelcoming and inhospitable.  From the first phone call to request that we drop off bags early, the lack of basic hospitality was evident.  In South Africa it is commonplace to expect that a guesthouse will assist its guests with small requests such as this to make their stay easier - you cannot expect this at the Saffron.  Such requests will come with a price tag and sneer from the owners.It was an unpleasant stay and I would not recommend this place to anyone.Establishment Response: DearSir, I received a request by telephone call...
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                      Portia Tlhomelang, South Africa
                      26 March 2013

                      Quite a pity i had so much to do during my stay at the Saffron, however i would definately return for some relaxation and tranquility that this beautiful place has to offer.Thank you for your hospitality.

                      Henk Schats, Switzerland
                      14 May 2012

                      Although for one night only, we had a pleasant stay in The Saffron House. We can recommend a stay there!

                      Dawid Erasmus, South Africa
                      03 October 2011

                      We enjoyed our overnight stay and a super breakfast. Thank you.

                      Shanuska Mocktar, South Africa
                      26 May 2011

                      We had a fabulous stay. The service was excellent. The smiles were heartwarming. Thank you, Saffron House, for making our little holiday awesome.

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                      The Saffron House Map

                      The Saffron House is 0.3km from the centre of Salt Rock , the nearest airport 19.6km (King Shaka International Airport).
                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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