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Umbrella Tree House

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13/07/2017 14/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Thanks for two awesome nights in your B&B, Lesley. Great host, super breakfasts, comfortable bed, amazing shower, awesome view, what more can one ask for? Will definitely stay there again next time we visit Durban.

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

Such a pleasure! I hope we do see you again. Thanks for the lovely review :)

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2016

A great central place to stay close the Umhlanga main centre and the Gateway shopping centre. Owners and staff are very friendly and willing to assist in any way they can. Would definitely recommend this a place to stay.

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

Thanks for the great review, hope to see y ou again.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Nestled between the busyness of Gateways shopping and the construction at Umhlanga rocks, this is a great place to be! It's a short walk down to the sea for cafes, restaurants and a supermarket. The rooms are pleasant and the breakfast is lovely. Great conversations with other guests under the umbrella trees. Superb owners who really make you feel welcome.

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

Thank you for your lovely reveiw Joanna. It was great having you. Absolutely loved the chats and really wish you could have stayed longer. Felt like there was still so much to talk about :)

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stayed for over a week and found it a wonderful place to stay, ideal base to explore Durban. The room was great with an amazing view and very comfortable. Breakfast was great and the facilities lovely. Beautiful pool and gardens with great hosts! Can't wait to return.

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

It is so heart-warming to get such a great review. Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to do a review. I hope you do return - would be lovely to see you again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The Umbrella Tree House, was a great place to stay. It is cosy and private and perfect for a couple getaway as you have all you need. The facilities are great and everyone is wonderfully helpful and kind. Everything is beautifully clean and makes you feel well relaxed.

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

Thanks for your lovely review Nicole. It was great having you. Hope you come again :)

Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Lesley and Joanne made our stay an absolute pleasure. Accommodating my aging parents was a worry but they assisted in every request. Breakfasts are REAL and looks like the website pictures...yeah! A real family atmosphere with pleasant surroundings. We'll be back next year ladies. Book my room so long please!

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

Thanks for your great review Johann. I am so glad you enjoyed y our stay. And I am so happy that the breakfast looked real :) I've told quite a few people about what you said.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed for 1 night in this lovely B&B. The rooms are really comfortable and clean. The owner was very helpful with advice, which was good as this is our first trip to South Africa. Also, it's an easy drive from Durban airport. The breakfast was lovely.

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

Thank you so much for your lovley review. So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope you come back to SA sometime :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016

A lovely guesthouse in upmarket Umhalanga. Our room was lovely with a wonderful view of the Indian Ocean. Breakfast was great and I was greatful for the complimentary tea and coffee to hand, and the biscotti when I arrived! Lovely breakfast

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

Thank you for your lovely review. So happy to hear you had a good stay. Hope we see you again.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The property is in a convenient location in a safe neighbourhood with secure parking and easy access. It was no problem to come and go in the evening and in the morning breakfast was prompt, delicious and fresh.

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

Thanks for your lovely review Clare, hope we see you again :)

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I found the accommodation to be clean and welcoming. Modern, yet tranquil. Very friendly owner. Food was fresh and tasteful. WiFi didn't work, which may have been a blessing, cause I enjoyed the evening out on the balcony, with the smell of the ocean and a breeze through what little hair I have left, with 3 daughters in my life....

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

Hahahaha, very funny Terence - that is the comment about your daughters and hair. Thank you for a lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. We are working on the internet problem. Modern technology can be so frustrating, but we will get it sorted. Hope to see you again.

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Amenities

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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: ₹ 4,461 - ₹ 5,042 (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.”
X1242NFpatrickm, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 3”
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.”
AnneK859, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All the room have the sea view. Corner Suite are very private.”
677brunav, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All 3 rooms available has a sea view! Lovely!”
7renee5, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
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