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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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Cape Town, South Africa
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16 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Fairlight this past weekend, after a lovely time in the Natal Midlands. The Tripadvisor reviews were not reliable for Fairlight. The owner arrived at the same time we did, but did not come up to introduce herself and left us with her staff. We were very disappointed by our room (the Peter room) which does not look... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the Coral Sands Apartment & had a wonderful view of the beach! The size & facilities were wonderful. Breakfast was great & the staff were all friendly! The rooms were clean & fresh! I would've preferred a duvet set in the second bedroom, apposed to sheets & a blanket. I by mistake left a window open &... More 

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This quiet boutique hotel was one of the best experiences that I have had in a long time. It was situated right on the beach front and the Louise Room is worth the cost. The Louise room is situated on the 2nd level and only a few feet from the dining facility through the balcony access. Every night, you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location and overall experience at Fairlight were amazing. Colin's special coffee with breakfast and courteous housekeeping staff must be complimented.The bathrooms in the standard rooms can do with some upgrading. Office staff should be more patient during bookings/payment procedures and when problems need to be addressed, that was really the only negative point of our stay. A really beautiful... More 

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New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little beachfront B & B - magnificent views, central to restaurants and shops which are just a minutes walk away. Friendly staff make your time there lovely. Breakfast was excellent with many options available.

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

Excellent and very quiet. Clean and beautiful rooms with a view. Wonderful breakfast daily. Friendly and helpful host and staff. Walking distance to the beach and all amenities. Neat gardens and swimming pool area. Friendly staff and host.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 24, 2015

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 June 12, 2015

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 June 7, 2015

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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