Accommodation near Greyville Racecourse

Greyville Racecourse is a horse-racing track in Durban, KwaZulu Natal. It is a notable track in South African horse-racing circles and hosts many popular racing fixtures. It also has some unique features and its proximity to some of Durban's top attractions makes it a convenient spot for horse-racing fanatics to check out on their tour of the city.

Durban's first horse-race occurred in 1844 on a site near to the current track. Today, Greyville Racecourse itself is over 100 years old. Annually it plays host to the Greyville Gold Cup and the Vodacom Durban July, both prestigious races attracting some of South Africa's best jockeys and most impressive thoroughbreds. It is certainly a significant course!

The track is pear-shaped, covering a total distance of 2800 metres. Oddly, there is a large subway which passes under the course, giving it a unique topography. As a result of the subway, the majority of the track is uphill, with an almost equal downhill distance and brief flat sections at the start and finish of the course. Another unique feature of the course is the floodlights which allow for evening, mid-week meets. Greyville was the first racecourse in South Africa to have these lights installed.

Sitting in the stands, over-looking the track, you will notice yet another oddity about the track. The centre of the race track is home to the Royal Durban Golf Club, bringing two prestigious sports together in one location. In the background, the congested buildings of Durban's CBD are visible and just beyond them the tall skyscrapers which make up Durban's popular tourist hub, the Golden Mile.

The subway which passes under the race course is a thoroughfare between the Berea, the CBD and the aforementioned Golden Mile. This subway, as well as the many other transport routes which connect Greyville to other parts of Durban, means that the track is easily accessible.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
 
Napier House
0.7 km

From R650 PPS

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Welcome to Napier House B&B, which is conveniently situated for the discerning business person and tourist seeking a centralized locale from which to do business and explore the intriguing city of Dur... More Info

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Botany Bay Lodge
0.9 km

From R530 PPS


We are a small friendly lodge situated overlooking the Botanical Gardens. We have an afro-colonial style offering 4 en-suite rooms with queen size beds and spare single bed(for children or twin room.... More Info

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Pastel Guest House
1.1 km

From R280 PPS


Pastel Guest House is situated in the lovely old residential area of Musgrave, Durban. The Olde World House circa 1903 is set in a charming street with samples of architecturally listed building, high... More Info

 
Bon Ami
1.3 km

From R700 PPS


Situated in the heart of trendy Florida Road, Durban with its array of designer boutiques, cafes, restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Bon Ami On Ninth is a guest house with a difference. We offer a... More Info

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Sommersby Bed & Breakfast
1.4 km

From R475 PPS


Sommersby is a charming Edwardian house, lovingly converted into a bed & breakfast in 1995. Many of the original features remain: wooden floors, high ceilings and fireplace, which help create a 'home ... More Info

 
Heaven On Earth Guesthouse and spa
1.4 km

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Self catering apartments in Musgrave Durban. Modern fiited kitchen, bar fridge, stove , microwave, oven, hob. En-suite bathroom with shower. Pool facilities available. A day spa wellness centre on pre... More Info

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Hartley Mews
1.8 km

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Hartley Mews are 2 modern, elegant, 6 sleeper , self catering units, situated in the heart of Overport, bordering on Ridge Road. ... More Info

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North Beach Durban Holiday Apartment
1.8 km

From R850* Unit


Durban beachfront is known as a 'fun-seeker's paradise', where a sub-tropical carnival atmosphere prevails. Offering excellent bathing, surfing and a world-class pedestrian promenade, Durban beachfron... More Info

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North Beach Durban Apartment
1.9 km

From R850* Unit


Durban Beachfront is the ultimate holiday destination for tourists who come to enjoy the wonderful sub-tropical Durban weather, swimming and surfing beaches, fishing piers, paddling pools, colorful ri... More Info

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Unit 81 Oceanic Hotel
1.9 km

From R1850* Unit


The unit is available in the Oceanic Hotel which is 100m from the beachfront. It is in close proximity to uShaka Marine, ice rink and Moses Mabhida Stadium. The hotel has restaurants and other enter... More Info

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