About Fiddlers Rest
Fiddlers Rest is a Grand English style mansion set in lush tropical gardens with abundant bird life and tranquil surroundings. We are conveniently situated in Morningside - Durban’s most exclusive and up-market address and overlook Durban’s famous Mitchell Park. You will often find Guinea Fowl or Peacock on the property or running up and down the road.
Jameson Park, Burman Bush Nature Reserve and all the tree lined streets add extra lushness to the area. Fiddlers Rest sits adjacent to Kings House which is the State President’s residence when he visits the city.
You are invited to relax in the large tropical gardens or to have a swim in the sparkling pool and enjoy the wonderful Durban sunshine. We offer safe and secure off street under cover parking.
All rooms are elegantly and tastefully decorated and equipped with:
• Tea / Coffee tray
• Air conditioning
• Heaters in winter
• Designated smoking areas on patios
• Braai / Barbecue facilities
• Books / Magazines
• Rooms are serviced daily
We offer 2 Garden Suites, both with private entrances leading onto a beautiful private garden. One room has a queen size bed and the other an option of 2 twin beds or a king size bed.
The Garden Cottage is surrounded by lush tropical gardens overlooking the swimming pool. The cottage consists of a double room with queen size bed, fully equipped kitchen, lounge / dining area with a double sleeper couch in the lounge. The cottage is also suitable for self-catering or long term accommodation.
The Inside Suite consists of two adjoining rooms sharing one bathroom. One of the rooms has a queen size bed and the other a double bed. An extra bed can be added if necessary. The inside suite has a wonderful view of the amazing garden and pool and also overlooks Durban’s famous Mitchell Park.
Sumptuous full English breakfasts are served in the gracious dining room. Special dietary requirements or food preferences are offered by prior arrangement.
We are perfectly located for the business executive, tourist or sports person and are within walking distance to Florida Road - the trendiest road in Durban which boasts many cosmopolitan restaurants, pubs, clubs, art galleries, beauty salons etc.
Fiddlers Rest is within close driving distance to
• International Conference Centre (5-10 minutes)
• Major sports venues (5-10 minutes) - rugby, cricket, golf, soccer, swimming, horse racing
• Durban International airport (20 minutes)
• Durban’s famous Golden Mile beaches (10 minutes)
• uShaka Marine World (15 minutes)
• Suncoast Casino (10 minutes)
We are happy to reserve tours, car hire, airport transfers and recommend and make reservations at one of the many excellent restaurants in the area. ADSL / wireless, Internet, Laundry, Phone / Fax by arrangement.
At Fiddlers Rest you will always experience warm and gracious hospitality in elegant and tranquil surroundings.