Chelsea Villa Guest House

136 Brand Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Durban

To the dam

A travel blog entry by deniseandted

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... never know when that far bush might be a rhino! Lunch is magnificent, salads are all so different – today apples, mint and persimmon seeds, and chicken korma.

Nndebego, one of the staff, makes beaded goods, and I bought a few beaded food covers from her. We are impressed by the professional service, use of our names, people well trained in hospitality.

Indulged in our bath ...

ARE THEY GRATEFUL OR INSULTED?

A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica

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... nothing but a blank stare, a stare that says "Don't come in here and try and give me your charity" They raise their hand as if to wave you along and you feel deflated, I just wanted to go home, and i mean ALL the way home, but then you see a mother with children, who seems relived you have food for her babies, or a little old lady with a huge smile across her face, as she's been waiting for you to arrive and she says "God Bless you for doing this" and ...

Seeing a bit of the Real Africa

A travel blog entry by cats-adventures

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... some traditional dancing by the girls that Laura and I got dragged up to join in with! And before we left we were served a traditional Zulu meal of corn pellets (sorta thing; not really sure) and then stewed tomatoes, butternut squash, spinach and cabbage all separate and really tasty. We ate with out hands which was a bit worrying, but what was more annoying in doing this was that the food was too hot.

We left with a full belly, good knowledge of the ...

Oooooh! Shaka

A travel blog entry by seanspacifica

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... day on the BazBus, leaving Durban at 7am and arriving into Port Elizabeth at 10pm. The journey was nowhere near as bad as we expected as there was lots to see along the way. Our driver told us all about Durban and what we could have done there (bit late as we were leaving) and then headed towards the Transkei and the Wild coast. He warned us to expect anything and everything in the Transkei because he has been doing this job for over ...

How many wrongs make a right?

A travel blog entry by shellpom

... with the taste of my own blood. The session was due to end any second and I realised jubilantly that I had retained one of my senses. The victory was bitter-sweet as the stench of sweaty Spinners overwhelmed my nasal passages and I regretted my lungs’ desire for breath.

And here’s the really unforgiveable part - having given my battered body merely hours to recover, I will be eagerly scampering back for more of the same ...

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Location

This hotel, located on 136 Brand Road, Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Nambiti Game Conservancy, and The Spa on Fairway.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Chelsea Villa Guest House Durban

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding