Where to Stay - South Africa

From R920 Per Night

Akanan Guest House
Durban Accommodation

Average guest rating: Not Yet Rated

Akanan Guest House Accommodation is a four star graded stylish guest house in La Lucia and are flanked by the Indian Ocean. We are very easy to find just off the M4 freeway between Durban and Umhlanga Rocks It is a dream destination for leisure travellers, business people and sport lovers. Business people: We are 10 km from Durban City Centre, 2km from La Lucia Ridge and 4 km from Umhlanga Village. Our accommodation is ideally situated for your holiday in South Africa.

Leisure traveller:
The neighbouring suburbs are popular tourist attractions. With the following place within a 10km radius away from us: U’Shaka Marine World; Sharks Board; Gateway; Durban Golden Mile; Botanical Gardens; Japanese Gardens; Umgeni Bird Park

Sport lovers: We are 5 km away from the ABSA Rugby Stadium, new soccer stadium, Kings Park Swimming Stadium and Kings Park Athletic stadium. Golf lovers we are between 2 and 10 km away from various golf ranges like: Mount Edgecombe Club, Beachwood Course, Royal Durban Golf Club, Durban Golf Club, Durban Country Club.

Attention to detail and friendly personal service completes your experience at this fine Guest House, known as, the place where you walk amongst the stars and where every guest is a celebrity. Although we are a small establishment, our overall services will easily mach some of the best hotels. Visit us and be your own judge. We look forward to entertaining you at our house.

The house offers 3 luxury rooms and 1 self-catering unit. Rooms and the self-catering unit have expected luxuries and amenities. Each of these rooms and the unit are tastefully decorated.

The Classic Room - The classic room at Akanan is on the first floor and has a slight view of the Indian Ocean. The room is 34 sq m. and has a queen size bed with shower and en-suite bathroom. The room is peacefully decorated with light blue colours to set a calming atmosphere.

The Luxury Room - Our family room is large and luxuriously spacious (58 sq m.). It is modern and tastefully decorated with burnt orange colours that harmonise with its unique setting. Whether you want to relax, play or work, this room will accommodate all your needs in style. The room has a ¾ bed and a king-size bed that can be converted into twin beds, if guests prefer. Indulge yourself in our bathroom which has a separate bath and shower.

The Cosy Room - The double room at ‘Akanan’ is aptly named because the setting will make you feel warm and cosy (28 sq m.). The first impression you will get is of a safe and warm environment. The room is on the ground floor and decorated with light green colours to create a light peaceful atmosphere. Relax and absorb the tranquillity of the room. The room can be converted into twin beds if guests prefer.

Room with a View - People who stay in this room can enjoy the view of the Indian Ocean (58 sq m.). It is a spacious room with a calm ambiance and so it’s quite understandable that some guests hang the ‘do not disturb’ sign up. It is always a pleasure coming back to the room after a busy day, to relax and soak in a warm bath and to wash away the day’s tiredness.

Self-Catering Unit - Apart from the guest rooms within the property of Akanan Guesthouse, we provide a one-bedroom self catering unit which can accommodate up to four people. The unit comes with:

  • One bedroom
  • One en-suite bathroom & shower
  • A kitchen
  • 4-seater dining table
  • Daily cleaning service
  • Barbeque facility
  • Outdoor furniture

The unit is 90 sq m. and the king-size bed can be converted into twin beds, if guests prefer. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you may need, whether you just want a quick snack or you want to produce a meal of excellence to entertain!

Imagine returning from a stressful day at work, or from just having fun at the beach, and retiring to your room where you can kick off your shoes and relax in your own haven.

Air-conditioning, roof fan, safe, Wireless Internet connection, DSTV, bar fridge, hair dryer, complimentary coffee and tea station is standard in each room/unit. The bathrooms are en-suite and have shower with the exception of one bathroom that has a bath and shower.

The one self-catering unit is beautifully decorated with a fully equipped kitchen. We offer a laundry service, off-road parking and limited secretarial services.

The house also offers and entertainment area with a bar and pool table, a comfortable lounge, a dining room where a sumptuous breakfast are served, and a swimming pool.

The guest house holds a reputation for the finest cuisine and hospitality. Breakfast is generous, consisting of a buffet of Fresh Fruit salad, Fruit Juices, Cereals, Yoghurts, Cheeses, Cold Meats, Muffins, Breads, as well as a freshly cooked English-style breakfast.

The difference between us and other guest houses is the attention to detail and our friendly client service to make this guest house one of the best in its class.

The following destinations are less than 10 minutes away: • ICC • ABSA Rugby Stadium • Durban City • Umgeni Bird Park • Various Golf Ranges • Kings Park Stadiums: Rugby-Swimming-Cycling- Athletics • Kingsmead Cricket Stadium • 3 Golf Courses • CBD • Snake Park • Durban Sea World and Dolphinarium • Botanical and Japanese Gardens • Various Nature Trails and Beaches The following destinations are less than 5 minutes away: • Gateway Shopping Centre • La Lucia Ridge • La Lucia Mall • Natal Sharks Board

When are you arriving?

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11 Aubrey Drive, Glen Ashley, Durban

GPS: -29.761615, 31.059710 Map

No pets allowed

A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking

Forfeit a percentage of your deposit as follow:

3-7 days prior to arrival 100% of deposit.

8-14 days prior to arrival 75% of deposit.

15-21 days prior to arrival 50% of deposit.

22-28 days prior to arrival 25% of deposit.

Non-Arrival. Client will be responsible to settle full accommodation bill as per confirmed booking agreement.


  • Airport Transfers
  • Baby-sitting Service
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bar on site
  • BBQ Area
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Fridge
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Air-con
  • Internet Access
  • Microwave
  • Mini Bar
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Safe in room
  • TV or Satellite TV
  • Sea View
  • Shops Nearby
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone
  • Sight Seeing
  • Fishing
  • Adventure
  • Hiking Trails
  • Water Sports
  • Popular Routes
  • Culture
  • Golfing
  • Childrens Fun
  • Gambling and Casinos