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Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   120 Goble Rd | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #11 of 216 Durban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Goble Palms is quite an amazing hotel, made up of various colonial style houses in which the guest rooms are situated. The rooms are very well furnished but in keeping with the style of the place. An honesty bar runs 24/7 and breakfast is served on the veranda or inside overlooking the small pool (buffet and cooked available). There are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely overnight stay at this guest house. Our room was massive and very individual. We loved the little touches like the baileys by the bed. We would happily stay here again particularly as the staff were so friendly.

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

We stayed for about 3 days in Durban. Loved goble palms, the room, the staff, and the whole experience was memorable.The rooms were luxurious and had amazing decor. The breakfast was also very good., have to compliment Vincent and other staff for being so very helpful all the time.

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Montagnac-sur-Lede, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My daughter and I spent 10 very happy days at Goble Palms, which is stylish and comfortable. In a gracious part of Durban, near the beach and plenty of local restaurants. Lionel and Leanne are great hosts and the service is excellent, particularly Goodman and Vincent. Delicious breakfasts. Lock up garages. Pleasant touches such as swimming towels, complimentary Baileys on... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My friend and I were in South Africa in February. We had our first stop in Durban. The Goble Palms is a very nice and - to me - very stylish Guest Lodge. It has different - I would say - floors: You find an English styled Pub, a colonial roof terrace with views of Durban and the Indian Ocean... More

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Tropic, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Loved this lodge. The owner/manager was very informative and pleasant to visit with! The grounds are impeccable! The service was fantastic and the one that impressed us the most was Goodman! The room was very comfortable but the internet could be better! The parking in the garage was difficult but overall GREAT!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

I couldn't face staying at the congress venue aka any generic hotel. I've stayed at Goble before and was very impressed. Nothing has changed. The rooms are comfortable, well appointed and the service is sublime. Breakfast on the patio overlooking the bay is lovely. There is good security and the lodge is well located with respect to the major hotels... More

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We arrived at Goble Palms after a very long flight from the UK.We received a lovely welcome and were immediately bowled over by the wonderful colonial feel of this unique guest house.We were able to base ourselves here for our three week trip.We were so amazingly looked after.They organised our transfers ,kept our luggage and did all our laundry.Nothing was... More

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Cabris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I am generally quite conservative about my praise, however in this case with Goble Palms it is fully justified. Me and my family stayed twice across our trip to Durban the quality and friendliness of the service is first rate. The rooms and breakfasts are very well done and the colonial decor fits with the atmos really well. Lionel is... More

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Additional Information about Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat

Address: 120 Goble Rd | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 216 B&Bs / Inns in Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A charming blend of tradition, elegance and style awaits in the gracious surroundings of Goble Palms, a beautiful Edwardian Lodge set high up on the ridge, overlooking the sea. Air-conditioned bedrooms are luxuriously decorated with comforts to pamper. Sumptuous breakfasts in the elegant dining room or on the patio at the pool. Close to city, ICC, golf,sports stadiums,beaches and restaurants. WiFi. Parking. TGCSA 5-Star Guest House. ... more   less 
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