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In the Essenwood district of Durban, close to Durban Botanic Gardens, Coweys Corner has a garden and a washing machine. Boasting a shared kitchen, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The bed and breakfast features rooms with air conditioning, free private parking and free WiFi. At the bed and breakfast, each unit includes a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Units come with a kettle, while certain rooms are equipped with a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, an oven and a toaster. All units have a wardrobe. Continental and Full English/Irish breakfast options with warm dishes, juice and cheese are available each morning at the bed and breakfast. For visitors looking to embark on day trips to nearby landmarks, Coweys Corner provides a selection of packed lunches. Durban ICC is 3.1 km from the accommodation, while Moses Mabhida Stadium is 3.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is King Shaka International Airport, 36 km from Coweys Corner.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free private parking available on-site

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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
6 single beds
1 large double bed
3 extra-large double beds
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Tonmoy
    The location and the staff were excellent. It was our first time in South Africa and there could not have been a more perfect place for our first stay in the country. The hosts live nearby, but not very close as to invade the privacy of the...
  • Refiloe
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Very lovely place; very clean with friendly staff! I highly recommend it, and will definitely be coming back.
  • Mikhail
    I came for 3 days for Comrades marathon and it was amazing experience. Best place, nice breakfast, gifts after the race, comfort area near the house

Host Information

Company review score: 9Based on 144 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Neighbourhood information

A 2 min walk offers a wide range of local amenities : Woolworths, Everfresh, restaurants, bars and coffee shops amd a 24-hour service station with ATM & convenience store. We are located within 5 min walk of the Botanical Gardens, Greyville Racecourse and Royal Durban Golf Club. We are 2.8 km form Durban International Convention Centre. We are 3.2 km form Moses Madhiba & Kings Park Stadiums We are 3.2 km from Beachfront & Sun Coast Casino we are 2 km from the City Centre. It is a safe environment.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of Coweys Corner
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Luggage storage
    • Packed lunches
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Languages spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • English
    • Zulu

    House rules

    Coweys Corner takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 11:00 to 19:00


    Until 10:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 1 year
    Extra bed upon request
    ZAR 345 per child, per night
    Cot upon request
    2 - 17 years
    Extra bed upon request
    ZAR 345 per child, per night

    Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa Cash Coweys Corner accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 19:00 and 06:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travellers, during dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be cancelled on arrival.

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

    Please inform Coweys Corner in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    FAQs about Coweys Corner

    • Coweys Corner is 0.7 miles from the centre of Durban. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Coweys Corner is from 11:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • Room options at Coweys Corner include:

      • Twin
      • Double
      • Family

    • Guests staying at Coweys Corner can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish

    • The prices at Coweys Corner may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Coweys Corner offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Golf course (within 3 km)