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Bumblebees B & B

Tara Crescent, La-Lucia, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Randburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Philip and Alison are two very kind, friendly and accommodating individuals. Always ready to receive us, and even assisted with completing the birthday cake’s decoration! The setting is relaxing and inviting. It’s clean, well maintained and homely with the required privacy. The scrumptious three-course breakfast is a winner!! Certainly recommended to the business traveler in the Durban north area.

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review Neil. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you'll consider using us again next time you visit Durban. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really well situated from airport and business in Mt Edgecomb area. Secure parking and comfortable room with large bathroom. Lovely patio for great breakfast. Just noise of hot water pipes in roof when anybody has shower or uses water - woke me.

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time and trouble to review Bumblebees Mike and for your kind words. We're aware of the problem with the noisy pipes, something we have been trying to resolve for a long time. Hope to have it sorted next time you visit us! More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A very nice little B&B which has a very homely feel to it, made to feel very comfortable and will stay again on my next trip back to Durban, there is nothing that I can fault about the place. Thanks to Phillip and Alison for a very comfortable stay.

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words Iain and for taking the time to do a review, much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you visit Durban. Warm regards Alison More 

Somerset West, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

there is absolutely nothing i can fault from a friendly welcome from the hosts, comfortable, spacious air conditioned room, a cold beer to a great brekkie on departure! Thanks again Philip & Alison i will be back!

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Alison G, Manager at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your very king review Clive. We really do have the nicest people staying at Bumblebees! We look forward to welcoming you back next time you're in Durban More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Very comfortable and the owners make you feel very much at home. I was even invited to join them one Sunday afternoon for drinks on the patio with their friends which has never happened to me before in the other B&B's and I have stayed in around 50 over the last 20 years. Nice location too! Close to Gateway Theatre... More 

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Thanks so much for your review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Bumblebees and do hope you'll return when you next visit Durban. More 

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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Comfortable clean place to stay with friendly proprietors. Shower drain was stopped up, but that was the only negative. Lovely poolside breakfast was served, and food was as requested. Lady of the establishment was very friendly and helpful and explained the payment option well.

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review Chris. So sorry we did not know about the drain but we've since checked it and all's working well now. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. I hope you enjoyed your meander up in the Midlands and that you enjoyed your holiday in South Africa and hope one day you'll return... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Oh my, what a wonderful B&B! From booking through to departure, Alison had excellent communication and was incredibly friendly and approachable. Her husband was away and she managed totally brilliantly, ably helped by her fabulous and friendly staff person. We felt incredibly welcome over our three nights at Bumblebee - it felt like a home away from home. The home... More 

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Witbank
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Bumblebee's was a wonderful surprise nestled away in St Lucia. Alison the owner was very accommodating and friendly, and the location was superb. Breakfasted by the pool was a delight every morning. We will definitely stay there again.

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johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Excellent hosts.brilliant food. Will def stay there all the time. Make you feel at home and welcome. My home away from home! Breakfast was brilliant and the quality of the hosts was exceptional. They def go the extra mile.

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The service was very good. The room was a big well taken care of en suite, in a very quite place in between Umhlanga and Durban with a mall just around the corner. What I liked the most was the hospitality shown by Philip and Alison, the warm welcoming people. Our stay was peaceful.

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