Room & Rates
"Ceud Mille Failte" (Gaelic)
- One hundred Thousand Welcomes
Jacob (Soapstone Garden Gnome & Keeper of the Gardens)
Hand Carved for the Lodge by Swazi tradesman in Aug 2007
An exceptional Guest Lodge situated in the heart of the leafy residential suburb of Westville overlooking Durban’s Ridge with stunning views of the Indian Ocean and the ships sailing past .The closest registered accommodation facility to the Westville Hospital, Albert Luthuli Hospital, Pavilion Shopping Centre and West Way Office Park, with its easy access to the inter link of the North and South Coast Tourism routes, Pinetown/Westmead, River Horse Industrial Park, Umhlanga Business Precincts & Durban International Airport (King Shaka) .
The Sights & Sounds...
29 on St James is situated in beautiful and peaceful landscaped indigenous gardens with a stunning rock swimming pool with wheelchair access, cascading waterfalls and rock streams where birdlife abounds in this lovely setting. The early morning wake up calls of the Purple Crested Loerie (Turaco) or the groups of Ibis visiting their favorite watering hole encapsulates your ideal “out of Africa” experience, a theme that is carried through the Lodge as it introduces you to the history that is the foundation of this beautiful country.
On the Inside...
The main public areas of the Lodge, includes amongst other fine details, a beautiful reception area, library, open plan kitchen, informal conversation kiosk and licensed pub, TV room with full channel service, dining room.
On the Outside...
All 7 private suites have there own enterances and verandas, each suite has a kitchen with a bar fridge, microwave, cutlery and crockery (no stove).
Outdoor under cover, includes a breakfast/dining area where meals are served on most occasions overlooking the sights and sounds of nature (and the beautiful views of Durban), BBQ braai area and Universal accessible ablutions. Ample parking is provided. Three secluded garden areas round off your experience.
The Bergtheil Garden Cottages (Cottage A and B) and 2 lovely Pool Annex rooms (one wheelchair compatible) overlook the gorgeous rock pool and rounds off the accommodation at 29 on St James. All pathways and facilities are fully accessible on ground level.
Just "Up the road"...
In walking distance from the Lodge along safe routes are the Pavilion Shopping Center, Westville Country Club & Old Boys with all its sport/club facilities, the Westville Metro Swimming pool (Olympic size), Theatre Club, Civic Center, Library, Westville Central Shopping Centre’s housing restaurants, supermarkets, clothing stores, local pubs/bars and foreign exchange banks. The lodge borders onto the Nature Trail and the Open sports fields of the Westville Old Boys Association. The Palmiet, Paradise Valley and Roosfontein Nature Reserves are a short 5 minutes drive away where regular informal / formal walks can be arranged.
About the Owners...
Established in November 2005 and after extensive alterations completed in 2007 ,the owners Barry and Valerie Livsey have ensured that every detail has been completed and continually improved with you, the guest in mind, to maximize your stay with us whether for business, honeymoon or just leisure in a relaxed, safe and enjoyable manner.
Should you have any questions or booking requirements, please contact us at email@example.com