Durban Accommodation at Akanan Guest House in Glenashley
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests13
  • Rooms/Units5

About Akanan Guest House

Akanan Guest House is a stylish charming guest house in Glenashley, near Durban North, La Lucia and three kilometres from Umhlanga Village, five kilometres from Gateway Shopping Centre and eight kilometres from Durban Central. Our establishment is easy to find just off the M4 freeway between Durban and Umhlanga Rocks (300 metres from freeway). Akanan Guest House brings you the very best Durban and surroundings can offer.


The air-conditioned rooms are lovely decorated with a bar fridge, microwave oven, roof fan, safe, hostess tray, bathroom amenities, selected DStv channels, wireless internet, hair dryer and many more to make your stay comfortable.

A complimentary sherry can be enjoyed in the privacy of your room or in the lounge, which creates a welcoming atmosphere. Comfort and facilities are of high standard. Attention to detail and friendly personal service completes your experience at this fine Guest House.

An honesty bar; lovely entertainment area with various board games, a pool and table tennis table and swimming pool too relax at is on the premises. A lapa with braai facility and pizza oven creates a perfect holiday atmosphere.


The guest house offers free wireless internet access, complimentary tea / coffee station, a laundry service, car wash service and off-road parking. Day tours and transportation can be arranged on request. Four different restaurants are 300 metres away from us at the Glenore Shopping Centre, we will gladly advise you and arrange table bookings.

We serve a continental and a hot breakfast in the morning between 06h30 and 09h00 and dinner is available on request.

Attractions and Activities

We are walking distance from La Lucia beach and within five to ten kilometres from other beaches, various tourism attractions and shopping malls. We are within five kilometres from the main sport stadiums (Sahara Park, ABSA Stadium and Moses Mabida Soccer Stadium). Five well known golf courses are on our door step. Social entertainment in the immediate area is U’Shaka Marine World, Gateway Shopping Centre, Victoria Indian Market, Umgeni Bird Park and the beautiful beaches of Durban and Umhlanga Rocks.

The warm hospitality of this family will overwhelm you and you will definitely feel at home. We would like you to go away from us with good memories and in the hope and desire to return to us one day.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi

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Rooms & Rates

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The Classic Room

The classic room is on the first floor and has a slight view of the Indian Ocean. The room is only 34 sq m. and has a queen size bed with shower en-suite bathroom. The room is peacefully decorated with light blue and grey colours.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Family Room

It is a spacious (58 sq m.) room with a bath and shower, modern and tastefully decorated with burnt orange colours that harmonise with its unique setting. The room has a king size and a ¾ bed. The king size bed can be converted into twin beds.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Room with a View

People who stay in this room can enjoy the view of the Indian Ocean. The room is spacious (58 sq.m.) with a full en-suite bathroom room. The balcony contributes to the calm and relaxed ambiance of this room.; NO CHILDREN

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Self-Catering Unit

The non-smoking unit consists of one large shower en-suite room fitted with a king size and 2 single beds it is 90 sq m. The king size bed can be converted into twin beds. The unit is ideal for a family of 4 people.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-10 years are allowed; over 10 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

4 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

it is really of a good /excellent standard, also quiet beautiful hope to join you thank u

September 2012

JERRY MABASA (Pretoria )

Verified reviewexcellent

Great Hospitality! Thank you

May 2011

Kabelo Sikwane (Diepkloof)

Need to Know

Response timeAkanan Guest House typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyAll ages are welcome in the self catering unit only.

Closest airport(s)Durban International - 35km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h30

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since August 2006

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