Richards Bay Accommodation at DuneSide Guest House in Zululand
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests24
  • Rooms/Units12

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  • Listed on since August 2009

DuneSide Guest House is a 4 star graded guest house offering Richards Bay accommodation in 12 guest rooms.

About DuneSide Guest House

DuneSide Guest House is located in the city of uMhlathuze, Richards Bay, in the heart of KwaZulu Natal. The true gateway to the most prestigious game parks, beaches, game lodges and sanctuaries in Zululand. In close proximity to shopping centres, swimming beaches and waterfront restaurants.

The Guest House is ideally suited for business executive or distinguished tourists seeking comfortable accommodation in a private tranquil environment. Dedicated to warm and professional service, the professional staff provides guests with combined friendliness, tranquility and luxury. DuneSide offers the guests a truly special and memorable stay.


DuneSide is a luxury Guest House located in a beautiful setting with a 4 Star grading from the SA Tourism Council and a “Superior” rating from the AA.

All the rooms are en-suite with air conditioner, ceiling fans, 16 channel room selectable DStv and wireless internet. The rooms all have queen sized beds, desks and private verandas overlooking one of the two pools. Tea, coffee and toilet amenities are available in all the rooms. Two of the double rooms can serve as self catering units and are equipped with two plate hob, microwave, fridge, cutlery and crockery.

Lounge and Bar:
Exclusive TV lounge, fully licensed bar and Jet Master braai facilities are available for the use of Guests only. The lounge has a dual purpose pool table which can accommodate 8 to 10 delegate meetings or mini conferences.

Please note:
Smoking in the rooms, dining room and lounge is prohibited.

Breakfast & Dining

Enjoy a sumptuous full-English or continental breakfast in our solid teak furnished dining room or on the wooden decked patio. Three course dinners are available on request. Lunch boxes can be prepared by prior arrangement.


• Secure off-road parking with electrical fencing all round the property perimeter.
• Covered parking can be arranged on request.
• Laundry service
• Ski Boat parking within property perimeter
• Credit card facilities
• E-mail and Fax facilities
• 2 swimming pools with 1 heated from spring till autumn
• Fully equipped kitchen adjacent to lounge for the use of guests only
• Pool table
• Mini conferences
• Gazebo with sun deck with braai facilities for relaxation

Attractions and Activities

• DuneSide is in close proximity of the swimming beach and waterfront restaurants.
• Surf fishing
• Fly fishing
• Fishing charters
• Close to birding routes
• 12 km from CBD
• 15 Km from Richards Bay airport
• 185 Km from Durban CBD
• 85 Km from St Lucia Estuary
• 100 Km from Umfolozi / Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Ndebele
  • Pedi
  • Shangaan
  • Shona
  • Sotho
  • Tswana
  • Venda
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Luxury Rooms

All the rooms are en-suite with air conditioner, ceiling fans, 16 channel room selectable DStv and wireless internet. The rooms all have queen sized beds, desks and private verandas overlooking one of the two pools. Tea, coffee and toilet amenities are available in all the rooms.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (ADSL)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 12
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

12 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

This serves as a note of thanks to the wonderful experience we received at your accommodation from the 06th to 9th August. It was once again memorable moments which my wife and I will cherish forever.

August 2012

Trevor Naidoo (Durban)

Verified reviewexcellent

Hanlie, Lizzy and Nanah I want to thank you for having a beautiful stay at DUNESIDE (FROM 18 SEPT TO 19TH 2009). We were warmly welcomed by Lizzy who made us feel at home. A delicious breakfast by Lizzy and Nanah in the morning. An extended stay from you Hanlie was very much appreciated. I wont hasitate to call again when im in Richards Bay. Big up to all of you guys from Mr Mthokozisi Shangase and Mr S.S. Sibiya (PITETERMARITZBURG)

September 2009

Mr Mthokozisi Shangase (Pietermaritzburg)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren 12 years and older are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Richard's Bay Airport - 15km
King Shaka International - 140km

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

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since August 2009

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