About Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens, formally known as Milner Gardens Hotel, is a share block retirement scheme for senior citizens and are intended to ensure a low cost of living and a reasonable levy for shareholders. Eden Gardens is situated on the Berea, Musgrave, overlooking Durban Royal Golf Club and the Greyville Race Course and was established in 1986.    
  • Eden Gardens consist of a total of 68 units which vary between 20 and 55 shares.
  • Secure parking is available in the form of lock-up garages, undercover parking and open bay parking within the complex.
  • Our large dining room with panoramic views overlooking the city centre, serves three meals per day and offers the alternative of an omelette or toasted sandwich with a variety of salads.
  • Guests are welcome to join residents for meals in our dining room.
  • Complimentary morning teas, with a treat, and afternoon teas are served in the lounge. 
  • Room service can be arranged if you are unable to go to the dining room.
  • Activities are held in the spacious lounge and include: movies, card tables, board games, musicals and talks on interesting subjects.
  • Our library has a wide variety of books, DVDs and CDs.
  • We have three guest rooms available at an affordable cost for visiting family and friends.
  • There is a tuck shop available. 
  • We have two hairdressers on the premises twice a week. 
  • There are 16 DSTV channels to choose from and are included in your monthly levy.
  • Prospective purchasers have to be approved by the clinic manager and directors and require a medical form to be completed by their general practitioner.
  • All charges are reviewed annually in September.
  • Admin facilities are available to residents which includes email and fax.


  • Our twenty bed clinic / frail care section consists of five double rooms and ten private rooms. 
  • We offer 24 hour nursing care under the control of a qualified nursing Sister with trained staff in attendance. 
  • The clinic offers:
    •  “step down” post operatively.
    • Nebulising.
    • Ear syringing.
    • The administering of sab cut / intra muscular injections.
    • Monitoring of blood pressure and blood sugar.
    • Organising the taking of bloods when necessary. 
    • Dressing when needed. 
    • Flu vaccination.
    • Bathing with assistance to dress.
    • Medicine control.  
    • Walkers, wheelchairs and oxygen machines can be rented from the clinic. 
    • Trained staff can accompany residents on doctor/hospital appointments. 
    • Our security company offers a 24/7 ambulance service for medical emergencies, free of charge. 
    • A comfortable lounge is available for patients and visitors as well as a shaded garden area.  



  • A courtesy bus is available to residents for scheduled visits to shopping centres.
  • It is also available (pre-booked) to take you to any medical appointments and other personal activities. 
  • A charge will be levied for unscheduled trips.

Safety and Security

  • The complex is secure with 24 hour gated access control.
  • Nightly security officer patrolling the entire complex.
  • Each resident has a remote controlled panic button that is connected to the clinic.


  • The entire company is controlled by the directors and management who sit regularly to plan ahead and resolve any issues.
  • There is a monthly residence meeting where items of interest are shared between management and residents.

Guest Rooms

Three guest rooms are available for immediate family.