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    2/17 - Main entrance where Reception is located with Seaview and Shorebreak Cottages to the left
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    3/17 - Paddling pools at Ansteys Beach
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    4/17 - Dolphins and surfer at Ansteys Beach. The beach is only 50 metres from our place!
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    5/17 - Beach Cove 1 apartment (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    6/17 - Beach Cove 2 apartment (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    7/17 - Driftwood Cottage (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    8/17 - Beach Cove 1 (sleeps 2-3 persons) Great seaviews from front of garden!
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    9/17 - Palm Cottage 1 or 2 (2 adjacent apartments with similar layout)
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    10/17 - Pebble Cottage (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    11/17 - SeaBreeze Cottage (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    12/17 - Shorebreak Cottage main ensuite (apartment sleeps 4-6 persons)
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    13/17 - Shorebeak Cottage main living area (apartment sleeps 4-6 persons)
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    14/17 - Whales and dolphins are a regular sight at Ansteys Beach
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    15/17 - Reception and bar
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    16/17 - Pool table in main building
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    17/17 - Swimming pool area
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Location & Contact Details
Address:477 Marine Drive , Bluff , Durban , KwaZulu-Natal , South Africa

Payment Methods
  • Cash on arrival Cash on arrival
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard MasterCard
  • PayPal PayPal
  • Visa Visa
Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • Zulu
Bed Configuration
  • ALOE 1 (Backpacker private room, not en-suite) MINIMUM 2 PERSONS (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, bunk
  • ALOE 2 (Backpacker private room, not en-suite) (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
  • ALOE 3 (Backpacker private room, not en-suite) (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - single, single
  • BEACH COVE 1 (add person/s per night extra charge) (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single sleeper couch
  • BEACH COVE 2 (add person/s per night extra charge) (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - king, single sleeper couch
  • DRIFTWOOD COTTAGE (add person/s per night extra charge) (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single sleeper couch
  • HIBISCUS COTTAGE (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
  • OCEAN VIEW COTTAGE (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - single, single
  • PALM COTTAGE 1 AND 2 (add person/s per night extra charge) (Sleeps 3) x 2
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - single
  • PEBBLE COTTAGE (add person/s per night extra charge) (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single sleeper couch
  • SEABREEZE COTTAGE (add person/s per night extra charge) (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single sleeper couch
  • SEAVIEW COTTAGE (4 or 6 sleeper) - MINIMUM 4 (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - single, single, bunk
  • SHOREBREAK COTTAGE (4 or 6 sleeper) MINIMUM 4 (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - single, single, bunk
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  • Conference Venue Accommodation
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     Wireless internet connection
     Liquor license
     Bar on-site

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  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
     Yes

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Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 14 years
Favoured by business and leisure travellers, sports & tour groups, we offer comfortable accommodation, warm hospitality, a great atmosphere in a pleasant and homely environment with comfort, cleanliness and a great ‘beachy, home away from home’ atmosphere that has many happy guests returning time and time again.

Located just 50 metres from the beach at Ansteys Beach – a leafy beach suburb 15 kilometres south of Durban. A popular and long standing family run establishment (est. 1999), we offer comfortable accommodation options all set in a lovely tropical garden with a swimming pool, small bar and Heidi’s Cafe on the premises above the swimming pool.

It is the ideal home base as we are close to many shops, shopping centres and restaurants, as well as all the major tourist attractions in KZN such as uShaka Marine World, Suncoast Casino, the ICC, Sports Stadiums etc. Hluhluwe Game Reserve is about 3 hour drive away, so perfect for day trips.

For our business clients, we are within close proximity to all the industrial centres – Jacobs, Maydon Wharf, Prospecton, Clairwood, Bayhead etc.

There is a small fully licensed bar and gift/surf shop for our guests – perfect for those last minute gifts before heading home!

Experience our beautiful unspoilt & lifeguard protected beaches, warm seawater all year round, good swimming and surfing beaches, kiddies paddling and tidal pools and amazing rock pools to explore at low tide. Fun for everyone!

There is nothing better than taking an early morning stroll to the beach, armed with a steaming cup of coffee or tea to watch the ocean come alive with the most spectacular sunrises. More often than not the dolphins will delight you with their playful antics and the whales are a regular spectacular sight at Anstey’s Beach.

Come back after a busy day at work or in the city and relax by the poolside in our tropical garden or go for a late afternoon swim in the sea or walk on the beach, particularly at low tide when the rock pools are exposed.

Anstey’s is unique in that we encourage and enjoy a great cosmopolitan atmosphere – international travelling backpackers, South African holidaymakers, business clients, contract workers – all get along and it makes for a good, happy mix.

We look forward to welcoming you! – Tash, Rudy and the Anstey’s crew
Facilities
  • Air conditioner (some units)
  • Airport transfers
  • Beach (absolutely on the beach)
  • Beach (less than 500m)
  • Car hire (less than 20km)
  • Dishwasher (some units)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • Horse riding (less than 5km)
  • Internet facilities
  • Kitchen communal
  • Laundry facilities onsite
  • Lock-up safe
  • Medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking all onsite
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Serviced
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • Wifi Available
Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodation
    Accommodates how many people?
    no information

    The following apply
     Wireless internet connection
     Liquor license
     Bar on-site

  • Interesting Place Accommodation
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    no information

  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodation
    The following apply
     Bicycles to hire

  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
     Yes

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  • Cancellation Policy
    Kindly note that after reservations have been confirmed and accepted no refunds will be given for late arrivals, early departures or cancellations and the deposit paid will be forfeited as a reservation service fee. If apartments are vacated before contracted departure date, rentals will not be refunded.
  • Arrival & Departure Times
    CHECK IN : 14hOO (2 pm)
    CHECK OUT : 09h00 (9 am)
  • Terms Of Payment
    PLEASE NOTE : RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE 50% deposit payable upfront and balance on or before arrival. Please note that an additional refundable Breakage and Disturbance Deposit of R100 per person is payable on or before arrival. It is important to note that keys will not be handed over until all outstanding fees are paid in full. The Breakage and Disturbance deposit will be refunded within 3 days of departure provided all is in order and our Terms and Conditions have been met.
  • Rules/Conditions
    TERMS AND CONDITIONS (updated 6 January 2014) PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY: 50% deposit payable upfront and balance on or before arrival. Please note that an additional refundable Breakage and Disturbance Deposit of R100 per person is payable on or before arrival. It is important to note that keys will not be handed over until all outstanding fees are paid in full. The Breakage and Disturbance deposit will be refunded within 3 days of departure provided all is in order, all our Terms and Conditions have been met, TV remotes and towels (where applicable) have been returned to reception. Kindly note that after reservations have been confirmed and accepted NO refunds will be given for late arrivals, early departures or cancellations and the deposit paid will be forfeited as a reservation service fee. If apartments are vacated before contracted departure date, rentals will not be refunded. CHECK IN AND OUT: Check in time : 14h00 (or earlier if unit is ready)
. Check out time : 09h00 (failure to check out after 9 am will result in an extra night’s charge) SMOKING: Ansteys has a strict NO SMOKING policy in all flats and communal living areas. Please do not discard cigarette butts in pot plants and in the garden, use the ashtrays provided. NOISE AND DISTURBANCE: We are a residential establishment in a quiet, peaceful area. It is important that our guests are respectful to each other and our neighbours and therefore we request that there be no loud music or noise after 10.00 pm and that only paying guests may be in the flats in the evenings after 10 pm. PLEASE NOTE THAT ANSTEYS IS NOT A PARTY VENUE – THIS IS A RESIDENTIAL AREA AND WE CANNOT ALLOW LOUD NOISE AND MUSIC OUT OF CONSIDERATION TO OUR NEIGHBOURS AND OTHER PAYING GUESTS. PARKING: Strictly for guests only. A parking bay is allocated per unit, as well as parking in the garden. Please bear with us during busy times and ensure that you complete the parking info on the indemnity form at reception and park properly between the lines without obstructing the roadway and driveway. VISITORS: The facilities are strictly for paying guests only. No visitors allowed on the premises unless approved by Management. Visitors to park at the beach - please ensure you advise your visitors. OVERCROWDING: Overcrowding is not allowed. The maximum number of persons allowed, including children, may not exceed the maximum number of guests indicated for the unit/room. Should we find overcrowding the entire party will be evicted without refund. SERVICING OF UNITS: Units will be partly serviced daily (except for Sundays and Public Holidays) for removal of full rubbish bags and change of bath mats and dish cloths if needed. Servicing does NOT include making up of beds or washing dishes. Please ensure that the dishes are washed and packed away when checking out. If not, a fee of R50 will be deducted from your Breakage/Disturbance deposit. LAUNDRY SERVICE: There is a daily pick up and drop off laundry service at reasonable rates. Please enquire at reception for further information. SUPPLIES ON ARRIVAL: We supply toilet paper but we do not supply any toiletries, coffee, tea or sugar etc. as these units are self catering. These items can be purchased at Reception if need be, or visit Heidi’s Café (above the swimming pool) for breakfasts, good filter coffee and delicious home baked treats. MONKEYS: Please do not feed the monkeys! Ensure that you close all doors and windows when you go out so that the monkeys cannot access your apartment. They are very clever and know just what to do to to get in - they can cause great havoc if they get into the apartments and WILL steal your food and whatever else they can get hold of. TV CHANNELS AND DVD'S : We have enabled most of our apartments with DSTV cables so that you can bring your own DSTV decoder and Smartcard (all apartments except Cove and Cowrie). For those who don’t bring their own decoders, we have 2 x DSTV Channels as well as all the local channels (SABC 1,2,3, etv). The one DSTV channel is controlled by the TV in the main reception lounge. Please advise reception if you are watching a movie or wish to watch sports but please understand that we have to cater for all guests and there might be times where we are unable to comply with everyone’s requests. The other DSTV channel is the Owners personal channel and whilst it will be available on your TV, it is up to their discretion to change that channel. 
DVD’s are available at reception for a nominal refundable deposit. TV, LIGHTS, WATER etc: Please ensure that the TV, lights, fans and air conditioners (where applicable) in your flat are turned off and that all taps are closed properly when you leave your flat. Please check your outside lights as well. Do your bit for the Environment by being conscious of saving electricity and water ☺ SWIMMING POOL: The use of the swimming pool is entirely at your own risk. Children under the age of 12 years and non-swimmers are to be supervised by adults at all times. (STRICTLY NO SWIMMING BETWEEN 10PM AND 6AM). IMPORTANT : please rinse off all sand at the beach showers and at the pool entrance before entering the pool. No glass, surfboards and bomb diving in the pool. WE SINCERELY APPRECIATE YOUR CO-OPERATION. SHOULD YOU NOT ABIDE BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS YOUR BREAKAGE AND DISTURBANCE DEPOSIT WILL BE FORFEITED. IF THE NOISE AND DISTURBANCE PERSISTS DESPITE WARNINGS FROM MANAGEMENT, WE WILL HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO EVICT YOU OUT OF RESPECT AND CONSIDERATION OF OUR OTHER GUESTS AND NEIGHBOURS.
Cancellation Policy
Kindly note that after reservations have been confirmed and accepted no refunds will be given for late arrivals, early departures or cancellations and the deposit paid will be forfeited as a reservation service fee. If apartments are vacated before contracted departure date, rentals will not be refunded.
Arrival & Departure Times
CHECK IN : 14hOO (2 pm)
CHECK OUT : 09h00 (9 am)
Terms Of Payment
PLEASE NOTE : RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE 50% deposit payable upfront and balance on or before arrival. Please note that an additional refundable Breakage and Disturbance Deposit of R100 per person is payable on or before arrival. It is important to note that keys will not be handed over until all outstanding fees are paid in full. The Breakage and Disturbance deposit will be refunded within 3 days of departure provided all is in order and our Terms and Conditions have been met.
Rules/Conditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS (updated 6 January 2014) PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY: 50% deposit payable upfront and balance on or before arrival. Please note that an additional refundable Breakage and Disturbance Deposit of R100 per person is payable on or before arrival. It is important to note that keys will not be handed over until all outstanding fees are paid in full. The Breakage and Disturbance deposit will be refunded within 3 days of departure provided all is in order, all our Terms and Conditions have been met, TV remotes and towels (where applicable) have been returned to reception. Kindly note that after reservations have been confirmed and accepted NO refunds will be given for late arrivals, early departures or cancellations and the deposit paid will be forfeited as a reservation service fee. If apartments are vacated before contracted departure date, rentals will not be refunded. CHECK IN AND OUT: Check in time : 14h00 (or earlier if unit is ready)
. Check out time : 09h00 (failure to check out after 9 am will result in an extra night’s charge) SMOKING: Ansteys has a strict NO SMOKING policy in all flats and communal living areas. Please do not discard cigarette butts in pot plants and in the garden, use the ashtrays provided. NOISE AND DISTURBANCE: We are a residential establishment in a quiet, peaceful area. It is important that our guests are respectful to each other and our neighbours and therefore we request that there be no loud music or noise after 10.00 pm and that only paying guests may be in the flats in the evenings after 10 pm. PLEASE NOTE THAT ANSTEYS IS NOT A PARTY VENUE – THIS IS A RESIDENTIAL AREA AND WE CANNOT ALLOW LOUD NOISE AND MUSIC OUT OF CONSIDERATION TO OUR NEIGHBOURS AND OTHER PAYING GUESTS. PARKING: Strictly for guests only. A parking bay is allocated per unit, as well as parking in the garden. Please bear with us during busy times and ensure that you complete the parking info on the indemnity form at reception and park properly between the lines without obstructing the roadway and driveway. VISITORS: The facilities are strictly for paying guests only. No visitors allowed on the premises unless approved by Management. Visitors to park at the beach - please ensure you advise your visitors. OVERCROWDING: Overcrowding is not allowed. The maximum number of persons allowed, including children, may not exceed the maximum number of guests indicated for the unit/room. Should we find overcrowding the entire party will be evicted without refund. SERVICING OF UNITS: Units will be partly serviced daily (except for Sundays and Public Holidays) for removal of full rubbish bags and change of bath mats and dish cloths if needed. Servicing does NOT include making up of beds or washing dishes. Please ensure that the dishes are washed and packed away when checking out. If not, a fee of R50 will be deducted from your Breakage/Disturbance deposit. LAUNDRY SERVICE: There is a daily pick up and drop off laundry service at reasonable rates. Please enquire at reception for further information. SUPPLIES ON ARRIVAL: We supply toilet paper but we do not supply any toiletries, coffee, tea or sugar etc. as these units are self catering. These items can be purchased at Reception if need be, or visit Heidi’s Café (above the swimming pool) for breakfasts, good filter coffee and delicious home baked treats. MONKEYS: Please do not feed the monkeys! Ensure that you close all doors and windows when you go out so that the monkeys cannot access your apartment. They are very clever and know just what to do to to get in - they can cause great havoc if they get into the apartments and WILL steal your food and whatever else they can get hold of. TV CHANNELS AND DVD'S : We have enabled most of our apartments with DSTV cables so that you can bring your own DSTV decoder and Smartcard (all apartments except Cove and Cowrie). For those who don’t bring their own decoders, we have 2 x DSTV Channels as well as all the local channels (SABC 1,2,3, etv). The one DSTV channel is controlled by the TV in the main reception lounge. Please advise reception if you are watching a movie or wish to watch sports but please understand that we have to cater for all guests and there might be times where we are unable to comply with everyone’s requests. The other DSTV channel is the Owners personal channel and whilst it will be available on your TV, it is up to their discretion to change that channel. 
DVD’s are available at reception for a nominal refundable deposit. TV, LIGHTS, WATER etc: Please ensure that the TV, lights, fans and air conditioners (where applicable) in your flat are turned off and that all taps are closed properly when you leave your flat. Please check your outside lights as well. Do your bit for the Environment by being conscious of saving electricity and water ☺ SWIMMING POOL: The use of the swimming pool is entirely at your own risk. Children under the age of 12 years and non-swimmers are to be supervised by adults at all times. (STRICTLY NO SWIMMING BETWEEN 10PM AND 6AM). IMPORTANT : please rinse off all sand at the beach showers and at the pool entrance before entering the pool. No glass, surfboards and bomb diving in the pool. WE SINCERELY APPRECIATE YOUR CO-OPERATION. SHOULD YOU NOT ABIDE BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS YOUR BREAKAGE AND DISTURBANCE DEPOSIT WILL BE FORFEITED. IF THE NOISE AND DISTURBANCE PERSISTS DESPITE WARNINGS FROM MANAGEMENT, WE WILL HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO EVICT YOU OUT OF RESPECT AND CONSIDERATION OF OUR OTHER GUESTS AND NEIGHBOURS.
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Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 14 years
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    1/17 - Swimming pool area
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    2/17 - Main entrance where Reception is located with Seaview and Shorebreak Cottages to the left
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    3/17 - Paddling pools at Ansteys Beach
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    4/17 - Dolphins and surfer at Ansteys Beach. The beach is only 50 metres from our place!
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    5/17 - Beach Cove 1 apartment (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    6/17 - Beach Cove 2 apartment (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    7/17 - Driftwood Cottage (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    8/17 - Beach Cove 1 (sleeps 2-3 persons) Great seaviews from front of garden!
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    9/17 - Palm Cottage 1 or 2 (2 adjacent apartments with similar layout)
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    10/17 - Pebble Cottage (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    11/17 - SeaBreeze Cottage (sleeps 2-3 persons)
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    12/17 - Shorebreak Cottage main ensuite (apartment sleeps 4-6 persons)
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    13/17 - Shorebeak Cottage main living area (apartment sleeps 4-6 persons)
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    14/17 - Whales and dolphins are a regular sight at Ansteys Beach
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    15/17 - Reception and bar
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    16/17 - Pool table in main building
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    17/17 - Swimming pool area
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