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About Petla's Place

Petla's Place is located away from the heat and humidity of central Durban, in the lush and wooded area of Westville. We offer a convenient location for business and leisure travellers, with easy access to the main freeways and just 10 minutes’ drive from the Durban and Pinetown City Centres.

We offer accommodation in five comfortable en-suite units with private entrances that are separate from the main house. Two of the units also have self-catering facilities, and each room features a TV with M-Net and tea and coffee-making facilities. We offer a full English or continental breakfast, with dinner available by prior arrangement.

Secure parking is available and guests are welcome to make use of the large swimming pool and private barbecue area. A laundry service can also be provided by prior arrangement, if required.

  • Response Rate: 93%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 19 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 12 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Breakfast is charged at an additional rate of R60 per person, per day.

Petla's Place Rooms

Reviews for Petla's Place

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Gugu Mathebula
31 December 2018

The place has old furniture the refrigerator is liking, initially we were supposed to get breakfast however they told us they do not do it on holidays even after the holidays there was no breakfast for 5 days of our stay, the other twin beds are on the sitting room. No DStv at all.

Dina Van Wyk
22 October 2018

I reserved my accomodation at Petla's place way in advance. Paid in full, confirmed a week before. When we got there, the owner of Petla's Place said sorry he gave our room to someone else!!! He found us a tiny 2 bedroom place, they added one more bed because I reserved a 3 bedroom. None of my requiements where met!! I am extremely unhappy!!

Thabo Sithenjwa
08 October 2018

Advertised as Self Catering, sorry not my room. Hardly a microwave. It was so cold and wet, and no heater or air-conditioner in the room. 2 single unpleasant beds. The smallest fridge you can get, only one bottle of wine and a litre of my appletisser went in and I even forgot them in there. Not impressed with my room.

Siphesihle Budaza
01 October 2018

Our stay at Petla's place was extremely nice. Friendly staff and owner. Would do again:).

Nonkosazana Soci
20 March 2018

The place is outdated , the owner needs to invest into his business and upgrade the equipment and furniture . There is a smell of dampness in the main bedroom . What is shown in the pictures is entirely what you see when you get there , there are two single sleeper couches in the small lounge which was never shown in the website . We were frustrated in our entire stay in that place . The was one two DSTV channels with weak signal SABC channels .

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Petla's Place is 12.4km from the centre of Durban , the nearest airport 32.1km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling