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About Somerset Guest House

This gracious colonial house was built in 1903 and is situated in a quiet avenue in the suburb of Glenwood in Durban. The high ceilings and natural Oregon pine floors characterize the quiet, understated charm of Somerset Guest House. All five en-suite bedrooms are on the upper floor and are equipped with air conditioners, ceiling fans, extra long beds, tea and coffee-making facilities and clock radios. Other facilities offered are a swimming pool, safe off-street parking, and a separate DSTV lounge. Although we don't allow ironing in the rooms, we offer an iron/ board in the self-catering kitchen. The rate displayed is without breakfast but a full English breakfast is available at extra cost per person. We also offer a self-catering kitchen on request.The guest house is 3 km from Durban's city centre and only 5 km from the beautiful main beaches, perfect for a surf or just relaxing. We are 3km from UKZN and DUT, 1km to 2 of the best hospitals and 5 min walking distance to a shopping centre and 10 restaurants.

  • Response Rate: 95%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 8 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 3 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • AA Recommended
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Only the people quoted for are allowed to occupy a room. We have 1 room with a balcony where smoking is permitted. Otherwise no smoking is allowed. No meals allowed in bedrooms. The dining room is available. Beach towels provided. Swimming and parking at own risk.

Somerset Guest House Rooms

Reviews for Somerset Guest House

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Peloentle Pheto
10 June 2018

Home away from home. Need I say more?

Nhlanhla Mabaso
03 July 2017

Loved everything. The hosts are welcoming

corien berlyn, South Africa
30 December 2011

No complaints - comfortable beds, clean rooms with great attention to detail and all we needed, plus delicious breakfasts. We especially loved the French toast. We received a friendly reception, and the staff is helpful. Thank you.

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Somerset Guest House is 1.4km from the centre of Glenwood , the nearest airport 30.4km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling