In the tradition of the original Quarters on Florida which was restored to its Victorian splendour, Quarters on Avondale offers quiet luxury in an 'Edwardian' setting. The original Edwardian era home has been beautifully restored to its former glory to mirror the original architecture.
The main building, a double storey, comprises a reception area, a guest lounge and 10 en-suite bedrooms on the two floors. The newly built annex is a single storey set a few metres from the main building and joined by covered walkways. The annex has 7 e-suite bedrooms.
All the bedrooms are beautifully furnished with period furniture imported from France and colourfully decorated with quality soft finishings.
The gardens, whilst still in their infancy, are planted with a multitude of different herb, spice and scented plants, bushes and trees. As the garden establishes itself, visitors to Quarters on Avondale will be greeted by the many intriguing aroma's of this unique garden.
The restaurant is in a separate building behind the main hotel and is also a restored Victorian residence. The restaurant offers guests a superb choice of breakfast fare both hot and continental. Breakfast and lunch are available to guests and vistores every day and open for dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Quarters on Avondale has an all female management team who are committed to making your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as you would expect from a Quarters hotel.Facilities
Whether your preference be for French Cuisine, exotic Taiwanese, sumptuous steaks or Indian Curry, a restaurant to satisfy your taste can be found within easy walking distance of Quarters on Avondale.
The beaches of Durban's famed Golden Mile are but a short drive away as are the sporting facilities of Kings Park which include the brand new Moses Madiba Stadium, Kings Park Swimming Complex, an Archery Club, Cycling Track, a Virgin Active Health Club and the Windsor Park Municipal Golf Course with a full 18-hole Golf layout as well as a fun Mashie course.
The famed Durban Country Club lies between the Kings Park facilities and the northern beaches and Royal Durban Golf Club is 2 minutes drive away..
For conference delegates attending conferences at Durban's International Convention Centre (ICC), Quarters is ideally situated less than 5 minutes drive away.
Other facilities include:
- 24 hour Security
- Currency exchange facilities
- Major credit cards accepted
- On-site free car parking for 22 vehicles
- Fax and Photocopying Services
- Babysitting services – available on request
- Basic toiletries and medical supplies are available on request
- Porter service and luggage storage facilities
- Laundry service
- Internet and e-mail facilities
Facilities & Services:
- Children under 12 years
- Babysitting Service
- Laundry Service
- Limited Room Service
- Conference facilities
- Bar on the Premises
- Internet Access
- Fax & Photocopy Machine
- Parking (off-street - open)
Quarters on Avondale offers the following accommodation:
- 11 x Double Rooms
- 6 x Twin Rooms
- Satellite television with remote control
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Airconditioning (individually controlled)
- Hotel stationery
- Luggage rack
- Bath & shower, some rooms have a separate bath and shower
- Bathroom consumables
- Direct dial telephones
- Private patios - not all rooms
Quarters on Avondale Activities: Ushaka Marine World
, the largest ocean park in Africa, boasts fresh and sea water attractions from shipwrecks to an aquarium and dolphinarium, from water slides to amusement parks, from adventure sport to fine dining and shopping.
Gateway Theatre of Shopping: Attractions at the centre apart from the superb shopping are the entertainment facilities which include 'D-Rex' the only double break wave pool in the world, a huge Tony Hawke designed skateboard park, as well as a climbing wall, an IMAX theatre, cinemas and much more.
Umgeni Bird Park: Set on the Northern banks of the Umgeni Rivier just 10 minutes from both Quarters on Florida and Quarters on Avondale is the Umgeni Bird with a huge collection of both indigenous and exotic birds.
Windsor Golf Course: A 5 minute drive from both Quarters on Florida and Quarters on Avondale lies Windsor Golf Course. A municipal course it offers golfers a fair challenge on one of the busiest municipal golf courses in South Africa. Visitors are welcome and green fees are incredibly reasonable.
Kings Park Olympic Swimming Complex: This complex offers two pools, an Olympic sized main pool and a second diving / water polo pool. Both are heated and thus ideal for those who need their daily swimming exercise.
ABSA Park Rugby Stadium: The home of Natal Rugby and the ever popular Natal Sharks, ABSA Park is a short drive from both Quarters and transport can be arranged for those staying at either Quarters on Florida or Quarters on Avondale for Super 14, Curie Cup and Rugby Internationals.
Virgin Active Health Club: A Virgin Active Health Club is situated at the southern entrance to ABSA Park Rugby Stadium. Members are welcome.
Moses Madiba Stadium: play host to several of the Soccer World Cup games in 2010, including one of the semi-finals.
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