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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I just spent a week at Agulhas House in Umkomaas, KZN. My wife and two teens did a dive course which they loved whilst myself and my 9 year old took advantage of the beach and the pool to swim and generally take it easy. The dive course was brilliant- they spent day 1 in the pool, but the rest...

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stayed here for one night on our way through. Contacted beforehand to ask about diving Aliwal Shoal. Me and my 12 yr old son took one dive with them, before driving to Clarens. They accommodated us very well and put my son completely at ease. Sadly wet didn't have time for more dives buy would have loved to. My...

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Thank Djerk G
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I've been there last month, one week. They are very careful with customers, always friendly and professional, the rooms are large and clean, and very good food and abundant. You enter as a customer and you leave as a friend.

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I decided to go to Umkomaas for the Easter long weekends and had the pleasure of saying at Agulhas House, and also diving with them. Not only were they exceptionally professional, ensuring that my diving weekend was conducted in a safe manner, with exceptionally professional dive masters, as well as fantastic skippers, but they ensured that I had a great...

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Thank Colleen F
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Man, these guys were amazing. From the minute we pulled up in our car to the moment we left to continue our journey the hosts were so hospitable. We felt very well looked after. Brett is a great guy and made us feel welcome immediately. The diving experience was excellent and the accommodation very comfortable. Fantastic shower in room 3!...

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Thank Hayley G
BrettLouw, Owner at Agulhas House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed the showers, one of the things I look for when I travel!!!! Hope to see you soon. Brett

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

This is a gem of a place, very professionally run, but with a friendly family type of feel. The equipment was all top notch, their boats are great, and their skippers are probably the best skilled I have ever seen. The diving is great, with lots if species to see. This is the place to stay if you want to...

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Everyone is great & helpful in Agulhas House : from the kitchen (Alfred & Eric / Michelle) to the resort welcome + organization (Michelle) and for the divings (Gevard), even for arriving & leaving transport (Mickey)... Rooms and garden are clean & large, and on boat all diving gear is available & washed per dive. Food specialities are really a...

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Cannington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This is a place that will suit any divers. Everything is onsite and you are transported to the beach along with the boat to launch ready loaded with all the kit. All the staff are very helpful and enthusiastic. After the diving there is breakfast then you can relax around the pool or go off for a look around, a...

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Thank Damian B
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We just showed up without a reservation, but Alex received us very friendly on his day off. The introduction/refresher course was very profound and the dives in the ocean were awesome! The people running the guest house and dive school are very friendly, kwowledgeable and helpful. We had a great time. Special thanks to frequent guests Jen and Ian for...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We bought a full pack for lodging and diving. We had staid like at home or with family. All the staff is very helpful, and they organize grills or anything to make a nice stay. It's not a luxury resort but comfortable with big rooms, swimming pool, ... The only fault for me is the lack of Internet signal in...

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BrettLouw, Owner at Agulhas House, responded to this review

Hi Alfonso, Thank you very much for the kind words. We are glad that you are part of our "family". You will be glad to know that we are upgading the WIFI signal early next year so that all the rooms will also be able to get signal. See you for the Sardine Run! Brett

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set back from the road in tranquil grounds the renovated building offers 13 en-suite rooms and 2 en-suite family rooms, all finished to a high quality standard. All rooms have their own entrance from the main entrance hallway, 7 of which have private patio areas. All rooms have air-conditioning, fridges, TV (M-Net), and tea/coffee making. The property is security fenced, has an automated gate with secure parking and each room has an independent alarm system. FREE WIFI available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Agulhas House

Address: 30 Barrow Street, Umkomaas 4170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umkomaas
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“for ease of movement at 5am ask for a downstairs room”
 of 5 bubbles paul391, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Al room are quiet, just you need to choose between upstairs or downstairs. Upstairs some have nice sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles 891jme, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“On my two visits i stayed in two different rooms and both were equally good and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles sergea508, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a pool facing room if they are available.”
 of 5 bubbles 389candicev, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
“room overlooking pool - super”
 of 5 bubbles RussDavies, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
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