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The Palms Guesthouse

Certificate of Excellence
53 12th Avenue | Essenwood/Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #14 of 236 Durban B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely big room with a superb view over Durban, and tasty, generous breakfasts that set us up for a day's exploring or for lazing on the beach. The warm and friendly staff made us feel very much at home.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay. Colleen and Suzzane were excellent host. Clean pleasant environment. Room was clean. Location and amenities very good. Will definitely go back. I normally stay in Umhlanga when travelling but will look at going back to this area..

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff and owner are very welcoming and friendly,very clean and breakfast was great . I will definitely come again.I had an awesome stay. Thank you very much It felt like home.Bravo guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it had all the comforts i need like a nice clean bed and coffee. the place is more than presentable to ensure contentment. the restaurants and shops are just around the corner. the manager/host was there on check. she is friendly, takes you too your room and explains all facilities. there was covered secure parking. i like it and have... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Palms Durban in June 2015. Everything was lovely - the rooms, the breakfast (great croissants!) and the staff. Also, it is close to Florida road which has lots of lovely restaurants. We really enjoyed it and would definitely go back.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location in a quiet suburb but close to the city centre , brilliant service and owners that make you feel quite at home with their friendliness . Breakfast was very good .I will definitely stay there again .

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent one night here. We had a warm welcome, the room was very spacious and clean and comfortable. It was in a convenient location and there was secure off street parking. I would stay here again when I come back to Durban.

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

Thank you for your super score in your review. We do appreciate your posting and of course the fact that you liked your stay! We hope to see you again for a longer stay next time where we can again make your stay as enjoyable if not more so. Until then, Kind regards Colleen and Suzanne More 

Moshi, Tanzania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is my 3rd time staying at The Palms Guest House, and each time I feel like I’m at home. This time I stayed for two weeks! The studio was beautiful, clean and very comfy. My hosts look after me for the whole trip, and each morning the girls make my tasty breakfast just as I wish… I am looking... More 

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

Dear Simon Every year we look forward to your arrival and having you with us for 2 weeks, well, it went by in a flash. Thank you for your warm and positive review. It means a lot to us to get such great feedback, especially from one of our special guests and friend. We can't wait to see you again... More 

Milan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A small very well looked after guest house in a great location. The rooms are just beautiful, clean and very comfortable. This was my 5th stay here and I wouldn't go anywhere else in Durban. The difference with a large hotel is that here Colleen and Suzanne look after you. Breakfast is always fresh and eggs prepared as per your... More 

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Neptune, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I stayed at The Palms Guesthouse with my mother for a few nights to enjoy Durban after a busy week of traveling around Lesotho. The rooms are BEAUTIFUL and the view is amazing. The high spirited "Florida Road" was only a few blocks away making it easy to move from the hustle and bustle to a quiet oasis. The staff... More 

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