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Forest Manor Boutique Guest House

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62 Forest Drive, La-Lucia 4051, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zanele was a brilliant hostess. The bed and pillows were gloriously comfortable. Pancakes with crispy bacon would be a nice option for breakfast but the quality of the yoghurt was poor. Location - good.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was excellent and nice view in the garden, beautiful design, but the parking was a little bit difficult, each room has wonderful workmanship excelling nature. coffee table is small but everything were there

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful 7 room villa with spacey rooms, Jacuzzi bath tub, tasty a la carte breakfast and super friendly and helpful staff. The Forest manor is 2 blocks from the white sandy beaches and around 20min walking to Umhlanga. I only had a one night stop but will def come back for longer during my next visit. GREAT VALUE

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Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful property and staff; property is well protected with small amount of rooms with individual attention. Power went out only once during stay while others were out continuously. Internet in my room was a little weak

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I booked two nights at Forest Manor whilst travelling home to visit family and friends. I'm originally from Umhlanga Rocks, so I'm familiar with the area. The Guest House is in a great area, pretty much halfway between La Lucia and Umhlanga Rocks. I stayed in the 'Manor Suite', which is bigger than most apartments. I found the bed comfortable,... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a Guest House for the gentry and aspiring gentry, oozing quality and value. A great place to stay. The rooms are really comfortable, the location is ideal and the staff are friendly and efficient. All this for a price that you would expect from an establishment half as good. Forest Manor makes many other more expensive boutique hotels... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We stayed at Forest Manor for a night in June. It's a beautiful, well kept, comfortable B&B and close to everything! The staff were also friendly and the breakfast delicious. We'd definitely go back again!

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Whilst the staff were friendly and helpful, feel this is strictly a businessman's place to stay. Close to La Lucia Mall and Umhlanga. Room looked onto road and no views what so ever. Good breakfast. little parking space

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Absolutely breathtaking , private , wonderful helpful staff. Beautiful , elegant guest house. Lovely interior. I personally loved Pemba :-) Words cannot describe what a wonderful time my husband and i experienced. Breakfast was relaxing and made with love :-). Quiet and intimate. My husband i are will definitely be going back.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

One word - Fabulous! It is a 'one of a kind' guest house. The accommodation beautiful, comfortable; the surroundings and interior - "a feast for the eyes", the staff - the best I have ever come across in all my years of travelling. They go the extra mile with a smile and nothing too big or small to help out.... More 

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