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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to stay with family. Staff are great, courteous and friendly especially with Kids. Wi-Fi was only available in the restaurant, and lounge and not in the rooms. I found this strange. Breakfast should be consistent though, great one morning and average on other days. Check in process was fast and the rooms were pretty spacious. TVs are a...

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Richards Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I would like to thank uMthunzi Hotel for a wonderful, warm welcome.I came with 94 people to stay in Umthunzi Hotel everybody were very impressed with the condition of the rooms, friendly staff and nice tasty food.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review Dumi! It was an absolute pleasure having you and your group here at the hotel. Would love to welcome you back soon.

Northcliff, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What started out as a terrible arrival and check in process, was rectified by staff that then went the extra mile. Communications between front line staff and guests MUST be monitored and improved upon to avoid such situations again. Filth lying on the staircase was reported to Front Desk and 3x days later it was still lying there! Not acceptable.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review and feedback. I am very glad we managed to rectify the problem and that the staff had gone the extra mile to assist, thank you for the 4 stars! :-) We have put a system in place for better communication between reception and guests. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would like to thank Ryan, Anri and the other staff members for such a warm welcome. The food was well prepared and delicious. We enjoyed Joe (the chef) meals which he served with a smile. We really had a great time - and we are hoping to be back again soon. Thank you for your wonderful hospitality.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely email and the TripAdvisor review Sithabile! It was such a great pleasure having you and your group stay with us! It was very nice meeting you and I am so glad you could at least enjoy the last bit of the Craft Beer Festival with us! Looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 17 March 2017

i feel the hotel as my home and the workers are very humble and hospitable. i like also the site of the location of the hotel which is facing the ocean. every morning and evening i enjoy the beauty the storm. it is printed in my memory. hope fully i will come again with my wife again.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 stars and the absolutely lovely compliments! While reading it I could actually picture the storm coming over the sea! :-) We would love to welcome you and your wife back as part of the Umthunzi family! Hopefully we get to see you soon.

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Umthunzi Hotel for our anniversary. It was a fabulous stay. The hotel is very neat, friendly staff and their restaurant serves delicious food. The Honeymoon room has a wonderful refreshing view of the ocean...This hotel is highly recommended...

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Happy anniversary to you guys! It was so nice having you as part of the Umthunzi Family and to share your special moments with you. We hope to welcome you back soon! :-)

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The service was just amazing. Highly recommend in the area especially for business but just as good for a holiday. The rooms were very spacious and hotel overall was exceptional. The food was great too.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Wow thank you so much for the 5 stars Daryl, and lovely compliments. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! Look forward to welcoming you back to the Umthunzi Family soon!

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Comments: Very actively involved management, clean rooms, wonderful food, excellent hospitality loved the place, food and accommodation for the time of our whole stay. The cleaners are way beyond their jobs, they are cute and caring for our stay. I liked the view to the ocean the place has.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments and compliments! All management and staff are very passionate about our hotel, we love it when we get great feedback and I will make sure everyone sees it! :-) Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The room was excellent, as well as the service and the staff were very friendly and professional. The reception area, dining room and pub very clean, the appearance of the hotel in general is very clean and well maintained.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was a great pleasure having you stay with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. :-)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The venue beautiful as expected. Staff very welcoming and helpful. The hotel manager need to note that money has no color, all guest to be treated equally.. Definitely would recommend to other people..

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Thank you so much for the lovely review. Look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We would like to welcome you to come to our UPMARKET but AFFORDABLE Hotel situated just an hour south of Durban on the leafy fringes of the Hibiscus Coast of South Africa. Just a 2 minute drive from the lovely beach and with panoramic seaviews overlooking the Indian Ocean & airconditioned clean rooms, our vision at UMTHUNZI is to provide a quality and comfortable experience for our guests. Relax, Refocus and Unwind while enjoying personalized service from our professional staff. Now with the exciting 30ᴼSOUTH Restaurant onsite! Our 49 exquisitely decorated rooms (some family rooms, each with its own balcony can accommodate up to 158 guests. All rooms have percale linen, solid wooden furniture, safe, air conditioner as well as a fan, a hotel DSTV Bouquet plus coffee and tea station. Honeymooners or couples can enjoy the panoramic sea view from the two Honeymoon suites with lavishly draped four poster bed, while listening to the rhythmic sounds of the waves breaking. Umthunzi also offers one lovely sea-facing deluxe suite with fully equipped self catering kitchen (sleeps 6) as well as Family Suites with quality bunk beds (Sleeps 8)EXPLORE all this fun coastline has to offer you!Umthunzi also has 2 fully equipped upmarket CONFERENCE/FUNCTION rooms as well as a BOARDROOM to make your special Function or Business event an outstanding success.Talk to us to get a PERSONALISED PACKAGE. We are wanting to meet your requirements efficiently so that you have a thoroughly professional and enjoyable conference, wedding, birthday or event that you need hosted. CemAir is now flying direct to Margate airport from Johannesburg. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umthunzi Hotel & Conference

Address: 60 Commercial Road | Umtentweni, Port Shepstone 4235, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Port Shepstone
Price Range: ₹ 6,932 - ₹ 10,236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Umthunzi Hotel & Conference 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Rooms on the first floor just above the reception area have great views on the ocean”
I2561PNgeorgek, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“for couples travelling room 33 is incredible. Also if you can eat a LOT the buffet is worth it.”
  • the most amazing bath in the 'honeymoon' suite
Kerimillersa, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 11 is suitable is you want to self cater.”
, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had an executive room with views of the ocean on the third floor...no lifts though.”
Nyerimalang, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Amazing sea views in C block of Hotel”
rynos398, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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