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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I am not a fan of B&Bs but have to say the management/owners of this B&B changed my mind about it. I loved the 15 days staying here as it felt like home and they are wonderful people. As a person passionate about service delivery, they exceeded my expectations. Thank you so much Allison and Phillip for making my stay...

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Alisongadenne, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Anton, thank you SO much for such a fabulous review. I have to say you definitely arrived a stranger and left as a friend. Phil and I both felt quite lost without you when you left! And thank you for being such an able and willing Night Manager! How will we ever replace you? Please stay in touch and we...

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Thank you Phillip and Allison for hosting us in your beautiful guest house, we loved the scenery and the view of the beach from your house. Your place was easy to find and also loved the fact that it’s about 5-10 minutes from Gateway mall, and the walking distance to La Lucia Mall and North Beach made things easy for...

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Alisongadenne, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Jeffery - thank you SO much for your lovely review of Bumblebees. From our side, we cannot tell you what a pleasure it was to host your lovely family. We do hope you'll consider staying here again next time you visit Durban - we always love welcoming people back to Bumblebees. Until then, warm regards to you and your family....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very good service, at affordable price, making business travel convenient & effortless!! Traveling to the region on a regular basis can become challenging if you are unable to secure a convenient affordable stop over at short notice, however our experiences have been very pleasant and we could recommend at any time to make use of the services for future reference.

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Alisongadenne, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

John, thanks ever so much for your lovely review! I cannot tell you what a boost a good review gives you. It was a pleasure having you stay here and we do hope you'll return to Bumblebees next time you're in Durban. Warm regards Alison and Philip.

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had peaceful and nice days here, good breakfast and a welcoming and friendly landlady. The service as well as cleanliness was very good. Alison gave us good tips where to go ande where to find special items and restaurants. Regards to Alison from Paul, Julia, Emily, Max and Susanne.

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Alisongadenne, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely revue Julia. It was a pleasure having your lovely stay with us. And so glad you enjoyed your time in South Africa. I hope you'll all come back....and stay with us! Kind regards Alison

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed at the Bumblebees for nine days, I had gone to visit my sister who has terminal brain cancer.I was well looked after in all areas.They cared and assisted me with any concerns and problems I had.If I had to back to Durban again I would definetly stay here again JOHNRUSSELL

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Alisongadenne, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

John thanks so much for your great revue. I'm just sorry you were not here under happier circumstances. We'd be delighted if you returned one day. Kind regards Philip & Alison

Boksburg
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Had a VERY pleasant stay , people are friendly , honest , great service , helpful etc. Can recommend anyone to try it out. In my case close to workplace , as well as close to Gateway shopping centre and Umhlanga. Well organized . * * * * *

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Alisongadenne, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks for you lovely revue Johan! So glad you had a good experience at Bumblebees and we hope it won't be long before you return. Warm regards Philip and Alison

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Dear Philip and Alison We want to thank you for your hospitality, your B&B felt like home and you are wonderful, warm people that go out of your way for your guests.Room great,food great we will come again.

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Jane, thanks so much for your kind words. It was lovely meeting you and Yolandy. We're delighted you'd consider coming back to Bumblebees, something we always look forward to. Kind regards Alison

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Good time ever and hospitality was superb.....they're good hosts and keep like that and more,ooohh yoh service mmmm out of this world. This was and still my best vacation ever,thumbs up for Philip and Alison

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Wow Sello!! Thanks for such a fabulous review. We so appreciate you taking the time to do it. Delighted you so enjoyed your time with us and we do hope it won't be long before you return to Bumblebees. Warm regards from both Philip and myself.

Delmas
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The rooms were still being refurbished and needed to be finished though, also check-in was a bit late. Had to wait forever for warm water when i wanted to shower. Breakfast was awesome!!! Will go there again as it well priced. Could to with a bar fridge.

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay at Bumblebees. If by "check-in was a bit late" you mean that you feel check-in after 2 pm is too late / unreasonable - i think you'll find this is standard in the hospitality industry and not unique to Bumblebees. Having said that, we frequently have people wishing to...

Reviewed 21 March 2016

I think Bumblebee is a nice getaway place if you are looking for quietness and relaxation as well as personal service. I don't think the place is suited for noisy party animals as you will disturb the peace of other guests and you may damage other guests' cars given limited parking space. Please read the terms and conditions of the...

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Hi Mauna, Many thanks for your kind comments on your review for Bumblebees, despite the "not so friendly" phone call. if we had known you were going to be a late arrival this would not have happened. Alison and I hope to be able to welcome you back in the future. Best regards, Philip and Alison.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Bumblebees B & B

Address: Tara Crescent, La-Lucia, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > La-Lucia
Price Range: ₹ 4,548 - ₹ 6,517 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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