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The Palms Guesthouse

Certificate of Excellence
53 12th Avenue | Essenwood/Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #11 of 238 Durban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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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Parys
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thank you the stay was good and everything was very positive. One comment may be to have breakfast available earlier in the morning. Being on a business trip one has to be on time with the client. tx.

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Cape Town, South Africa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very well run establishment, Colleen was charming and welcoming and her staff are excellent. I had a large land lovely appointed room over looking the garden, the king size bed was exceptionally comfortable. The bathroom had both a bath and shower. Both tea and coffee facilities with cookies in the room and the breakfast's were superb. The... More 

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Mauritius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very warm welcome from Colleen and her staff. Great spotless big room & bathroom. Tea, coffee & cookies ! Quiet & secure place, beautiful view. Recommended fantastic taxi service. Lovely cooked or continental breakfast . Will be back asap. Felicitations !

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

I would come again , I had a best stay in Durban .It is close to everything and it is really affordable to stay there. I will pre book again. It is quite and have also a nice private entrance and my room was very big that I felt at home .

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks 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 June 23, 2015

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 June 19, 2015

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 June 19, 2015

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 June 19, 2015

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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