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Centurion
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Good: We enjoyed our stay. the rooms are cozy and very romantic. I would definately recommend it especially for couples or if you are going solo I found the parking spot quite steep and intimidating you need but overall the place is beautiful, owner professional and definately would book it again

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This b&b is quite a gem?! We arrived late in the evening and the owner (Lesley) welcomed us and showed us to our room. We had a little cottage, which was perfect for two. The place was clean and spacious. The breakfast was excellent. Overall Lesley and her team took care of us and we had a wonderful stay.

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review Ryan. Very happy to hear you had a good stay and we do see you again someday :)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 December 2016

No maintenance gets done and they accuse guests of breaking their things. The place is not well maintained. Rules are changed when the lady feels like it. I will not recommend to anyone and will definitely not be staying here again.

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Wow! Where to start? This person was a guest from hell from the get-go. If we could rate guests, I would have scored her a minus 10. To start with she misled me by saying that they were a group of adults and only one matric student. When they arrived it was clear that they were only a year or...

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The Umbrella Tree House is located in a very nice residential area. It takes about 5 minutes to get to the center and beach by car. We really liked the rooms. Our room had a great decoration. We also had a small balcony, so we were able to see the ocean. The room has also an air conditioner. The breakfast...

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review Isabelle. Very happy to hear you had a good stay :)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The overall stay was good , the staff are very friendly and helpful. They even assist us with an additional night even though they were fully booked.Called other guest home in the area to assist .Really appreciated the personal touch to that. Breakfast is awesome.

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Thank you so much for your lovely review :)

Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a small B&B with a good location near the hub of Umhlanga activities. We only stayed one night but found the venue to be easily accessible set in a quiet suburb with views of the sea. Our hosts were charming and accommodating and the room had all the facilities we could want. Our only complaint, if you could...

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and feedback Laura. I will try to address the problem of sounds from other rooms. For others reading the review, just to explain that two rooms are small but there is a lounge and dining area with a large deck with is for the use of guests only, so you are not confined to...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I now I am near the ocean because of the room decor and you get that holiday feeling. The breakfast is excellent from the fruit to the hot breakfast. Always look forward to it. Feel safe and parking on the property is secure.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The rooms are too close together with very little soundproofing so you can hear all activities in the other rooms. And the first person up to shower will wakeup everyone else. Parking is also very limited.

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The rooms are next to each other as they would be in a hotel. As far as I know, most B&B's would have the rooms next to each other - not quite sure how they could be separated. I have wondered about noise before, but as no-one has complained I have thought that it was...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I always enjoy booking a room at Umbrella Tree , Staff are friendly , Lesley and Janine are always helpful , Rooms are bright and comfy , hot and cold breakfast is served with great fresh fruit all year round ...Every trip going to Durban is an Umbrella Tree Stay...

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Neil, thanks so much for your lovely review. You know we always enjoy having you. Love the chats :) Looking forward to your next trip.

Kempton Park, South Africa
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Clean and tidy room. Shower and bath in modern bathroom. Tea and coffee available at all times. Very close to shops and restaurants although not in walking distance. No hairdryer in the room. Very steep driveway.

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Thanks for your lovely review! I do have hairdryers on request. Too many have 'walked' so I no longer leave them in the room. For the benefit of others reading this review, the driveway is on a slope but by Durban standards it is not bad at all. I realise that for someone living in a flat area, it may...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely self-contained B&B, separate from main house. We offer a clean, comfortable and relaxed stay in the heart of Umhlanga. Close to all main attractions and business areas. All three en-suite bedrooms have beautiful sea views, TV, aircon and ceiling fans. Other perks include swimming pool, DSTV, laundry service, tea & coffee, secure parking, internet access, wireless hotspot. Delicious full breakfasts served. Separate 1 roomed suite has its own kitchen and en-suite bathroom with separate bath and walk-in shower. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umbrella Tree House

Address: 37 Hilken Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: ₹ 4,705 - ₹ 5,377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Umbrella Tree House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Sea view rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles X1242NFpatrickm, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 3”
 of 5 bubbles piggleytwiggley, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The room we had was separate from the house . This was nice as there is a kitchen/lounge for your use.”
 of 5 bubbles AnneK859, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All the room have the sea view. Corner Suite are very private.”
 of 5 bubbles 677brunav, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All 3 rooms available has a sea view! Lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles 7renee5, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
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