Kloof Accommodation

In KwaZulu Natal, as you descend into Durban, just before Westville, is the small village of Kloof, which forms part of the greater Durban area. The word kloof means 'gorge' in Afrikaans and the area was named after the deep gully formed by the Molweni Stream. Kloof was originally named Krantzkloof and used to form part of what was known as Richmond farm.

In 1901 Richmond farm was subdivided and pieces of the land were sold off to wealthy Durban residents and businessmen who built country house retreats there. Because Kloof is 500 meters above sea level, it is not as hot and humid as Durban Central is and was therefore preferred by the wives and children of the landowners. It was from these beginnings that the leafy suburb of Kloof was born.

The Kloof Gorge forms part of the Krantzkloof Nature Reserve, a local attraction. The abundance of trees and fresh air create an idyllic setting for visitors, enhanced by the local population of monkeys. Its slight tropical climate sees a thicket of trees growing there that shield the houses from the hot Durban sun, while still letting in enough of it to make it look as though the tree leaves in Kloof sparkle.

These beautiful trees serve as homes to wildlife other than the ever-chatty monkeys too. They also bring a rich diversity of birds to Kloof, including the Crowned Eeagle also known as the African crowned eagle. The Crowned Eagle is the only member of the genus stephanoaetus that has survived; the second species belonging to this group became extinct after humans settled in Madagascar.

Kloof is intersected by the M13, a major road which forms part of the Comrades Marathon route, which takes place annually in June.

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Ammazulu African Palace
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Welcome to Ammazulu boutique hotel located in Kloof ; a visionary lodge celebrating the cultural heritage of KwaZulu-Natal, has risen on the edge of the Kloof Gorge, overlooking the Krantzkloof Nature... Read More

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The Duboirs Boutique Lodge wedding and functions venue is situated 35 km outside Durban, boasts a retreat of perfectly manicured gardens engulfed by the soothing sounds of our cascading creek. Immerse... Read More

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Welcome. "This lavish 5 Star Manor House is situated in the leafy suburb of Kloof, offering modern sophistication with old fashioned hospitality. Crowhurst has a history dating back to the early 190... Read More

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Perched on the edge of the Krantzkloof Nature Reserve, with breathtaking views of the waterfall and gorge, Kloof Falls Lodge offers a peaceful, stylish retreat for guests on holiday as well as on busi... Read More

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Situated in Kloof, Kwazulu Natal, and very close to two main business districts. Pinetown and Hillcrest, our magnificent home stands gloriously in the heart of a lush and quiet neighbourhood. We ar... Read More

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Situated in the heart of Kloof, a leafy, upmarket suburb near Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, is a new 1 bedroom self-catering cottage perfect for a short business trip, stop-over or as a base... Read More

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Castelletto Guest House looks like an old English castle and it offers a tranquil and peaceful hospitality. Conveniently situated in the valley of 1000 hills, close to the nature reserve and just a m... Read More

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Our lodge is situated in the beautiful valley of the thousand hills. a quite and peaceful location, the perfect place to stay with your family or on business trip, and need the peace and quite in bet... Read More

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Elegant Colonial Estate set on 3 acres of beautifully manicured gardens. Easy access - 500m from main highway to Durban ( 17km ). Come enjoy your stay in tranquil and serene surroundings We can a... Read More

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The Old Stone House offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in Kloof; a leafy 'village' just 25 minutes from Durban's beautiful beaches. With its moderate climate, Kloof is situated in the pict... Read More

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Kloof Reviews

Kloof
For hiking Kranzkloof is really stunning. From 1-2 hour to 5-6hour hikes stunning.
- Paul Briggs

Kloof
Kloof is a nice area, cold but very pretty.
- Barry Hartog

Kloof
Beautiful.
- Robert Mcleod

Kloof
It's a quiet peaceful place. The weather is favourable and cool
- Elizabeth Mhlanga

Kloof
Always had a soft spot for small towns and this town is no exception. It reminds me of Manchester in Connecticut, clean, laid back and well knit communities. Definitely won't be my last visit here.
- John Ohis