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Fairlight Beach House

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1 Margaret Bacon Avenue | Cnr. South Beach Road, Umdloti, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived in the dark, after a ten min ride from the King Shaka airport. The next morning we got to see how great this location is. We tried to book another night right away, but they were full. Our loss. The dolphins swam by as we had our first breakfast in South Africa. What a great start to our... More 

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Benoni, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was one of my best holidays what can i sa but all was perfect. The sun rise and se was the best. the breakfast was perfect the host and her helpers we always smiling and doing their best for us. I will go back at any time.

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gauteng
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved every moment of our stay. thanks for your receptionist for being so friendly and giving us the head ups for the surrounding restaurants. Will promote this place to all and will go back there. Awesome place, awesome view, loved the beach, close to everything you need. Loved the breakfast. Could not asked for a better place for me and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a 23 hour global trek to Umdloti, this was a slice of heaven. A short walk to the beach and delicious food at Caffe Java, Mundo Vida, & Bel Punto The owners and staff of the Fairlight Beach House are incredibly helpful. The rooms are gorgeous. The breakfast they prepare is delicious. ...and the monkeys just a tad bit... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful week at this great guesthouse. The rooms are nice and spacy, the staff very nice and serviceminded and the breakfasts were excellent. We gladly recommend it! Martin & Lena, Sweden

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to stay in Umdloti for the last 3 nights 3 at the end of our 3 week KZN trip to hopefully give us some last minute chill time on the beach before flying back to reality and after spending the previous week with the early mornings and full on hectic but magical days in the northern Zululand bush.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome accommodation right on the beach. Excellent sea views and amazing food & hospitality. A family-run establishment but professional & well managed at the same time. I would recommend Fairlight to anyone!

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adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was only here for a night but the service was friendly and very helpful. Great location overlooking the beach. Beautiful clean, welcoming room. There is a tavern and also a restaurant a short stroll down the street Lovely, would definitely recommend here and will stay again Thank you

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

We do enjoy going back to Firelight, as the rooms are great, and the view of the beach and ocean are fantastic. Beulah is very friendly and helpful. It is close to our favourite restaurant, so best place to stay in the Durban surrounds

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is the second year that we've visited Fairlight guesthouse and once again it was an absolute treat. The rooms are beautiful and the breakfast absolutely delishes. The Italian restaurant within walking distance serves a lovely delux seafood platter for two and walking around Umthloti felt safe even at night.

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