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Howick Falls Hotel

2 Main Street, Howick 3290, South Africa
Howick Falls Hotel

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I held a training workshop at the Howick Falls Hotel yesterday and really enjoyed the experience. The hotel itself is well maintained and has some really interesting historical value that roles over onto the experience as a whole. The rooms look cosy and very tastfully decorated, comfortable and spotless. The training venue was prepared timeously, clean, with tasteful decor, all... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had a wedding early in December in Umchlanga and needed a place to stay over after driving through late from Johannesburg to KZN. We arrived quite late and booked into the smallest room for 2 people sharing. The sheets were stained and we were so relieved that we had packed our own pillows. During the night, there were people... More 

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Durban
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Howick falls hotel is pretty much your standard hotel in the middle of Howick town. The hotel is clean. I must admit I did not like the scent of the cleaning product they used. I do not like hotels (preferring bnb's) but I had to stay here for work. The rooms are pretty small and my windows looked out into... More 

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Scottburgh, South Africa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Having been to Howick many years ago, we were not expecting much more than a shabby rundown little hotel in a shabby rundown little town. SURPRISE! Its such a nice little hotel, nice rooms nice staff, nice everything! Rooms have all the basic amenities: room safe, airconditioner, TV, en-suite bathrooms, coffee making stuff etc. Breakfast is a really good wholesome... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
56 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

Considering that this hotel has been in operation since the 1870s it offers excellent quality and value. The room was comfortable and the hotel perfectly located for sightseeing (within walking distance of the Howick Falls) and shopping. Breakfast was served in the beautifully decorated Victorian Café with very good and personal service.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Howick Falls Hotel is just a 2 minutes walk from the majestic Howick Falls in town. The hotel is an average place to crash. Howick is a small town, not much options. I needed a clean, neat, secure place to crash. The parking bay is at the back of the hotel. I felt uncomfortable driving to the back in the... More 

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We booked a special that was on offer for a 2 night stay at the Howick Falls Hotel. We live less than an hour away and thought it would be fun to act like tourists in Howick. New to KZN we were not familiar with Howick and assumed the hotel will be this little paddock in a little forgotten town...... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

A small hotel situated in the centre of Howick and a stone's throw from the Howick Falls. Has all the facilities you want from a hotel: it is clean, has air conditioning, satellite TV, in-room safe, free Internet and nice breakfast. For the price, this hotel is excellent value. Ask for one of the larger rooms if you are planning... More 

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east london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Stayed in Howick for 2 days and was referred to the Howick Falls Hotel. I was impressed with how cosy it was. Having two restaurants for quite a small hotel gave me the choice of having breakfast in one and dinner in the other. Room was well laid out and comfortable, had air con and satelite TV. Will be back.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

I was passing through on the N3, driving home to Pretoria after a long day of work in KZN, and decided to sleep somewhere convenient, rather than wrapping myself and the vehicle around a tree... So, I stopped in Howick. The small town near the waterfall.... ;-) It's not far from Pietermaritzburg and conveniently located along the N3 for the... More 

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