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The Palms Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   53 12th Avenue | Essenwood/Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #11 of 222 Durban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Middelburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed for 3 nights at The Studio. The room is spacious, very neat and beautiful. The towels are changed every day. The reception is just 5 star deserving. The only thing that I didn't like is the breakfast which was the same menu for the whole 3 days. But the quality is perfect. The guest house location is perfect,... More 

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

The Palms Guesthouse is an oasis in Durban. It is a small cozy and beautiful place. But the most important aspect for me was the warm people working in the guesthouse, always happy to help and social.

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east london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful and lovely place to stay at wouldn't to stay longer there,my stay there was for nominal but hope in Dec to get to stay there close to end of Dec,the service was excellent and and the thought of a small goody bag before we left as we left in the early hours of the morning hopeful party next time... More 

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ThePalmsGuesthouse, Owner at The Palms Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a nice review. We appreciate your words and look forward to making your next stay with us, comfortable and enjoyable. Until we see you again soon. Kind regards Colleen More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at The Palms over the last year and half and have only had wonderful experiences. I travel for business that requires I leave early in the morning and sometimes arrive in the late evening, but Colleen and Suzanne are always ready to cater for these needs. The room I use the most (Dalgleish) is always immaculately prepared:... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn't have been happier with our stay here. Starting with the warm and friendly welcome and ease of checking in, appreciated after a long drive from Pretoria. The BnB is beautiful and so comfortable. Our room had everything we needed, the shower and bath were hot with good pressure, the amenities well stocked. Breakfast was one of the best... More 

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ThePalmsGuesthouse, Owner at The Palms Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the Review, it was our treat and our pleasure to have two such wonderful guests with us. We loved having you, so sorry it was for such a short time....come back, stay longer and let us spoil you. PS So glad you loved those biscuits.!!!! More 

Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I ever go to DBN on business I will stay at The Palms......To me it is a home away from home. This last trip I stayed in the Tuscany room and had to work late into the night. The room is very comfortable and setup great for one to either relax or catch up on paperwork. Only complaint is... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I didn't want to stay in Umhlanga nor did I want a beachfront hotel. This was a good choice. Breakfast is served too late if you're there for business. The linen is great and the wi-fi was fast. The house is a little older, but still nice enough inside.

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ThePalmsGuesthouse, Owner at The Palms Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Clinton Thank you for your review. Always nice to have feedback from our guests. We strive to always make a stay enjoyable and comfortable so if there is anything we can improve on, please let us know. Many thanks Colleen More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The service was prompt and very friendly. The facilities clean, neat and complete. The detail to hygiene was the best I have seen to date. I felt quite safe during my stay. The breakfast was a feast! Keep up the great work, hope to see you soon.

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ThePalmsGuesthouse, Owner at The Palms Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Mr. du Toit, for a great review, it was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to seeing you often in the future. We hope you continue to enjoy your visits to Durban and to look upon The Palms Guesthouse as your Home from Home. More 

Piet Retief, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We have been visiting regularly for over 10 years, usually twice a year. We automatically are given our usual room. Standards are very high here and the breakfast is really good. The rooms are tastefully furnished. The King-size beds are very comfortable. Our hosts always go the extra mile.

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ThePalmsGuesthouse, Manager at The Palms Guesthouse, responded to this review

We always look forward to your return visits and are glad to know that you both feel looked after and special when booked at The Palms. We will continue to strive to make your stays happy memories. Many thanks for your great review. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My brother and I enjoyed a 2 night stay at The Palms Guesthouse. Our room was very comfy and the hospitality from Colleen and Suzanne was wonderful. They were very helpful packing a takeaway breaky for us as we had an early flight on the second morning. Good free wifi and comfy lounge with access to computer. Very close to... More 

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ThePalmsGuesthouse, Manager at The Palms Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Margie It is always wonderful for us to see our guests enjoying and discovering Durban as much as you both seemed to. Your positive feedback and kind words truly make us feel that we have made your stay with us enjoyable. From all of us at The Palms Guesthouse, thank you and safe travels back to us. More 

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Address: 53 12th Avenue | Essenwood/Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Palms Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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