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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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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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30 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

We returned to the Fairlight Beach House in Dec '14/Jan '15 for our vacation after having the most wonderful time the year before. What more can I say that can add to how special this place is. It is without a doubt one of my favourite holiday guesthouses I have ever had the pleasure of staying it and I highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights and was very impressed with the following: - Very neat facility with excellent kept grounds. - Room was very spacious and excellent views of the ocean. - Breakfast was stunning and well prepared. The breakfast area is also very tranquil and neat. - Staff was excellent and very friendly and helpful. One note for improvement... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

did not expect such a jewel at this remote place (e. g. open restaurants difficult to find at this time of the year...), but due to its complete setting easy to arrange ´barbecue´ on private balcony with stunning sea views, sunset and south african wine... still in best memory - just perfect

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed four nights in the Juliet Suite. The room is beautiful with lots of space. The owner and staff is very friendly and helpful. All our requests were attended with a smile. The location is fantastic. We were met each morning with the most amazing sunrises. It is close enough to the city and airport, but very quiet and... More 

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

We had an excellent trip and Colin from Fairlight was an excellent host. Great views and relaxing atmosphere! We had some special requests at breakfast time in the mornings and the staff was always more than willing to assist. Will visit again in the future.

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location and relaxing atmosphere. Host and staff amazing and friendly. Will definitely go again. Very close to the beach. Breakfast great and the location of the dining area definitely a plus to add to the relaxing atmosphere

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Perfect Hotel in a very pleasant neighborhood. Very safe area (we could walk back from the restaurant at night). Very helpfull owner and staff. Very near to the beach. Durban airport only minutes away.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It was a very relaxing visit, with business mixed with pleasure. I can not remember when last I relaxed like this. A critical requirement when you travel. I will be back in June. The view is most probably the best asset of Fairlight Guest House second to the fact that it is walking distance from all restaurants and other amenities

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