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The Palms Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Oberon, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Entry to property bad, noisy area. Tea/coffee not replenished on room service. No personel in guesthouse to receive keys back and no key box. People in room next to our room were very noisy througout the night. Would not reccommend this guest house to friends

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Reviewed 1 week ago

No Chef at gust house had to eat somewhere else. Rooms lightning extremely poor had to change my room. When looking for assistance with no hot water nobody at premises. Extremely noisy when I wanted to sleep.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What I remember most was the great breakfast, while sitting on the terrace. Various, lot of and delicious local food! Hosts welcoming but most of the time unobtrusive. The room was quite large with lots of windows. Ok standard, furniture and couch a bit outworn.

Thank Sven1001
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Room is too small and there no space in the room. Supper is 18:00 to 19:00 which short, it needs to be extended maybe until 20:00. May be put microwaves and cutlery in the rooms. They doesn't asked how do want your breakfast or supper. They just dish food they don't ask if u eat pork or not.

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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Not the most modern of places but quite confortable and beautiful. The only staff member we met was very helpful and friendly, he saved the day! The Manager was very unpleaseant and unavailable. Charged us R750, altough we had booked the room through booking.com at the rate of R720 and didnt seem happy at all to have guests. The WiFi...

Thank Maite G
Avon, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Not the most modern of places but the staff was a delight. Very accommodating to all our needs. The place is near the heart of nespruit with all the best restaurants a short drive away. Internet was a bit slow, but we felt very at home during our stay.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I made a booking for 2 rooms for 2 separate nights in September. I paid 50% up front. My reservation was confirmed by management prior to our party leaving New Zealand. We arrived on the scheduled date at about 1pm. We were greeted by 2 neandethal sloths who had no idea we were expected. The only thing I've seen move...

Thank Mark C
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed here in 2013 & 2015 it was a fantastic B&B the best we have stayed in, we loved it there and recommend it to all who visit that part of Africa, the couple that run it are really nice and easy to get along with, good food, great room.

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The place needs an urgent make over. The rooms, furniture and bathrooms are 50 years old. Building rubble on both sides of our room. When we complained re the state of the place we were offered a "discount" for our next stay, which will never happen again. The place is advertised as a 4 star establishment but don't even deserve...

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Chris P, Manager at The Palms Guest House, responded to this review

Good day As we were bussy putting in paving ,we did apoligies to the customers on arrival as the bricks to finished off were not delivered. The reason why we offered a discount is because we felt obliged to offered it to them we are currently bussy with the inside off the rooms as KHALAMI GROUP HAVE GOT A HIGH...

Middelburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The room was too small, there's noise coming from the shower drain the whole night. The buffet area was always dirty. The first morning @7h30 I was told I can't have breakfast because the food is finished. In the evenings I was told to come and eat quickly before the food is finished.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
DESCRIPTION: Warmth and welcome await you at The Palms, one of Nelspruit’s most popular and established guest houses. Bordering a nature reserve the lush sub-tropical gardens offer superb views and an abundance of bird life, creating an ambience of peace and tranquillity. LOCATION Popular tourist attractions are all within easy travelling distances, i.e. the Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Pilgrims Rest and the historical town of Barberton. ACCOMMODATION All rooms are individually appointed with your comfort in mind and all are en-suite with television, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers and ceiling fans. The house itself offers superb views of the subtropical gardens and mountains beyond. DINING Our breakfast room overlooks the sparkling pool and granite slabs. Your stay will include a comprehensive, full cooked breakfast. We offer packed breakfast and lunches and dinners can be served by arrangement. FACILITIES The Palms has a guest lounge with an honesty bar. We have a Braai area and our car park is guarded. Children are welcome to explore the extensive gardens, climb the granite slabs and play in the pool. TOURS We have connections with SATOUR registered tour guides and tours can be arranged to the Kruger National Park, God’s Window, Pilgrims Rest, Sabie and the waterfalls, Blyde River Canyon, Barberton and the surrounding area’s. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palms Guest House

Address: 25 Van Wijk Street, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Nelspruit
Price Range: ₹ 3,036 - ₹ 4,845 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Palms Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Book at another hotel.”
markcY3370BH, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Could not fault anything at this b&b.”
alancE6749VR, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed very nice. We stayed on the downstairs level right outside the pool area, it was quiet and lovely.”
723alexab, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Ask for one of the newly renovated rooms”
Foodlover583, 22 Nov 2013 | Read review
“We loved having the option of a strong, separate shower and the semi-sunken bath in Room 5.”
NatH611, 30 Oct 2012 | Read review
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