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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I had a wonderful stay here in early May 2016. The accommodation is excellent: tastefully and comfortably furnished rooms with wonderful inside and outside areas for dining and relaxing. The hosts offer just the right blend of attentiveness and personal space. I will definitely return.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This business is not functioning properly anymore, if you go on there own site it should show that they are no longer taking bookings. Six of us got there to find that it is no longer fit for function, we had to leave, still trying to get money back.

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Midrand
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I loved the "old world" ambiance of the building and rooms. The room is clean, neat and comfortable. Small recommendations: Make the electrical points in the room more accessible and a dustbin in the room (at coffee station) will make life easier.

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pretoria
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The guests are your clients and need to be satisfied at all angles. The are some improvements to be done at the accommodation to make guests at ease and relaxed especially when one needs tranquillity.

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Middelburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Place from the outside is an old-ish style.inside is nice and clean rooms are perfect. Staff was very friendly and assisted us at all times. The Nichols family loved them to bits. Breakfast was good at all times. The area is nice and quite If you are not a dog friendly person that place won't work for you.

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VillaBrae, Manager at Villa Brae, responded to this review

Dear Connie, thank you so much for your warm review. It was such a pleasure hosting you and your beautiful family. We look forward to seeing you again when you are back in KZN. Warm regards, Rod and Karen Nichols

Springs, South Africa
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The property is nestled within very lush and beautiful KZN vegitation, on the edge of the beautiful valley of a thousand hills. Rooms are spacious and beautiful. It is just a pity that we did not have time to enjoy the property because we were attending a wedding.

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Scottburgh, South Africa
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Very friendly and a lovely warm reception when we arrived. The room was just as described. Close to all shops and restaurants really fab. Our visit was related to a friends 50th. the accommodation was very close to the venue.

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1Thank E4154SDlindah
Stellenbosch
Reviewed 13 August 2015

What a lovely place conveniently located on the hills outside Durban. The hosts are fantastic people and the dinners are great. A good breakfast and comfortable rooms all at a very good price. Definitely my go to place when in Durban.

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1Thank Bruce H
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Villa Brae is located in a very secluded area, surrounded by trees and shrubs, the house is an old character house, large rooms, high ceilings and a wide spiral staircase as a centre piece as you enter the house. The hosts Rod and Karen were helpful and attentive to any of our needs, the room was large with all you...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I've only spent one night here. It will unfortunately not make it to the top of my list as it is perhaps not entirely to my taste. I have to be upfront from the start and make it clear that I am not a dog person and this obviously influences my review significantly. If your an animal (specifically dog lover)...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mortonson Manor Guest Lodge is a secluded villa situated in Durban. It has a spiral staircase that leads you up to 4 on-suite rooms all fitted with honesty bar fridges, tea / coffee facilities, flat screen TV's and WIFI internet. Perfect for the business executive or leisure traveler. Our guests feel as though they are in the country, yet having the convenience of being very close the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Brae

Address: 16 Jameson Terrace, Kloof 3610, South Africa (Formerly Mortonson Manor Guest Lodge)
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Kloof
Price Range: ₹ 2,993 - ₹ 6,840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“all rooms are damp through leaks.”
 of 5 bubbles oldtravelingman, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 or 4 are best!!!”
 of 5 bubbles bruceh603, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 4 large and light room.”
 of 5 bubbles dickiebirdg, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I was in room number 1 which is amply spacious and also has two balconies that overlook the gorge.”
 of 5 bubbles editorsteven, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Room 1 is close to the steps so might be noisy in mornings”
 of 5 bubbles Pieterl698, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
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