The St. James On Venice Durban Guest House Accommodation in Morningside
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  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests30
  • Rooms/Units15

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  • Listed on since May 2015

The St. James On Venice is one of the Morningside guest houses and provides accommodation in 15 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Durban region.

About The St. James On Venice

Situated in Durban’s leafy Morningside suburb, The Saint James on Venice luxury guesthouse offers guests the perfect base from which to explore the city and surrounds. This guesthouse, originally the home of Corobrik founder Robert Storm who built it in 1892, is steeped in Durban history and retains much of its old world charm.


The guesthouse offers 15 beautifully appointed bedrooms; each room is individually decorated in a classically elegant style, with some having a view over the century old St James church. Guests can be assured of personal service in this intimate and friendly environment.

The Saint James on Venice is well known amongst business travellers for providing the perfect place to relax after a hard days' work and for the leisure or weekend traveller, this intimate guesthouse provides the perfect escape for couples young and old.

Accommodation includes a hearty breakfast in our fabulous restaurant.


We are within a 10km radius of a number of well known Durban landmarks; the ‘Shark Tank’ (Growthpoint Kings Park), Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban ICC, the Golden Mile beachfront, Durban Botanical Gardens, Florida Road (1km) , Greyville Racecourse and more.


Explore Durban with our personalised tours; our team, lead by Meleney Cunniff, is passionate about Durban's hidden gems and they will assist you in planning your visit. From specialist coffee shops, artisan markets, quaint shops, and historical sites (including some intriguing lesser known insights), we will be happy to tailor-make your excursion for you.


We are able to host your intimate celebrations in our lovely courtyard, garden or conference room areas.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with M-Net)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Strictly Halaal
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available

Rooms & Rates

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

Superior Rooms

These are king-size bedrooms that can be separated into a room with twin beds. The bathrooms have either a bath or a shower.

Qty: 13
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Superior Double Room

The room has a king-size bed and either a bath or a shower.

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

Need to Know

Response timeThe St. James On Venice typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)King Shaka International - 25km

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

Please arrange prior to your visit should you wish to check-in after 21h30 or check-out before 07h00.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyAmerican Express, Visa, Mastercard, Diners, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since May 2015

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