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The Palms Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   53 12th Avenue | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #19 of 221 Durban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Tzaneen
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Every thing was absolutly fantastic from the service, most beautiful room. And personal attention from Coleen & Suzanne. I can only mention that you must consider putting a fridge in the room i stayed in. Love you guys.

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

Thank you for such a glowing review. We love meeting new guests that become return regulars. We value your feedback and we pay attention. We look forward to your return to our Guesthouse, very soon. Until then, happy travels back to us. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Short but sweet, we really enjoyed our stay at the guest house, the service was outstanding and the room was very clean, spacious and modern. We were there for the Comrades marathon which meant a very early start which was dealt with by the staff in a friendly and efficient manner.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A small and comfortable guest house. Personalised service, great location and very comfortable rooms. This was my fourth trip. Definitely value for money. The mother and daughter team make you feel at home.

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

Dear Fatma, as such a valued returning guest of ours, your kind words of appreciation of our service, really make us feel that we are indeed succeeding in trying our best to make your stay with us, the most comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Colleen and Suzanne and our team at The Palms Guesthouse wish you well in your journeys... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

My stay at the palms was great, the guest house is nearby Florida Road, one of the mot safe part of Durban. The house itself is very well decorated, brand new and very clean. the manageress is welcoming even though you can feel a tension between her and the people helping her. The staff is great. Apparently I get one... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Palms Guesthouse, we are so pleased you were able to relax and enjoy your stay in Durban whilst with us. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We spent five nights here and would return again. Coleen and Suzanne are warm hosts to an immaculate and serene modern home in an upscale area of Durban. The breakfasts and coffee are first class. Good restaurants are a ten minute walk away. We took taxis to the beach and downtown.

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

Always wonderful to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay with us and that you enjoyed our beachfront as much as we do. Weather is perfect, sun is out and the surf is up. More

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Address: 53 12th Avenue | 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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