The Saint James on Venice

Luxury Boutique Guesthouse - Durban

Situated in Durban’s leafy Morningside suburb, The Saint James on Venice luxury boutique guesthouse offers guests the perfect base from which to explore the city and surrounds. This guesthouse, originally the home of Corobrik founder Robert Storm who built it in 1892, is steeped in Durban history and retains much of its old world charm.

With 15 beautifully appointed bedrooms, guests can be assured of personal service in this intimate and friendly environment. Each room is individually decorated in a classically elegant style, with some having a view over the century old St James church.

The Saint James on Venice is well known amongst business travellers for providing the perfect place to relax after a hard days' work.

For the leisure or weekend traveller, this intimate guesthouse provides the perfect escape for couples young and old.

Explore Durban with our personalised tours

Our team, lead by Meleney Cunniff, is passionate about Durban's hidden gems and they will assist you in planning your visit.  From specialist coffee shops, artisan markets, quaint shops, and historical sites (including some intriguing lesser known insights), we will be happy to tailor-make your excursion for you.

Intimate & Stylish

This intimate guest house with just 15 bedrooms, each individually decorated in the finest style, with beautiful views over the century old Saint James church or garden patio..

Indoors or Outdoors

Dining at The Saint James on Venice is made more memorable with the option of dining indoors or outside (al fresco) on the beautiful garden terrace...

Special Occasions

Looking for the perfect place to celebrate a baby shower, hen’s party or a kiddie’s birthday?

Weekend Getaway

A special occasion is worth celebrating and The Saint James on Venice is the ultimate destination to reconnect with your partner...