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The Pearls

4-6 Lagoon Drive | Durban, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked for the Pearls for a weekend in which it costed R5500. I was then hospitalised and could not make it for the Friday I booked for. I however was hospitalised on that Monday. I phoned to cancel my boooking and the lady asked for my credit card details which I gave for her and then without telling me... More 

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

The Pearls made up of self catering apartments as well as residential apartments. The security is really tight, so when getting in and out of you apartment you have to have a security disc. I felt it a bit tiresome because there are so many doors to go through to get to the pool or the beach. Apart from that,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Yes its was a 2 bhk house we rented while we stayed in Nov 2011. Good location with beach view especially sun rise. But there is nothing much to do in pearls then. But a great place to relax. You can also

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Wifi did not work the entire week. Decor is substandard at best. Carpets are not clean, patio furniture is cheap and dirty. Terrible water pressure. Guest room shower was totally unusable. Overlooks a building site.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Pearl Dawn Apartment11-1 (Bookings.com) 3 night stay. Accomodation is substandard for what you pay. Faces a building site. Decor is terrible and crockery is mismatched, some is plastic. Had to meet letting agent at a filling station to collect and return keys. R1500 deposit, no receipt given. She has no concept of time and doesn't always reply to messages or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This view is breathtaking! Glass from floor to ceiling right on the beach. I felt like I was in another world. We were on the 8th floor. Spacious with all the essentials. Big kitchen and entertainment area. We had friends over all the time. Apartment was serviced daily. I didn't want to leave. Gorgeous place, memories made.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stayed in PB-Unit44 in Aug 2014. The Pearls Umhlanga location is the best amongst all other hotels and properties..with an easy access to the promenade and the beach. The apartment is equipped with everything you could ask for.. top notch and nothing to complain about in the kitchen. However, cleanliness is a bit of an issue. The rugs in the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The Dawn apmnt 11-1. We were promised A LOT! We paid A LOT! We delivered upfront ALL the money! We got A LOT of grief and frustration for the 6 days stay. From facing the bldg site & living with the noise day & night to the promise of wi-fi, (which turned out to be a MISSION to sort out,... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and me spent 2 weeks at Pearls earlier this Aug. We were travelling with a 11 month old baby so we were looking for a nice quiet service apartment and we found that in Pearls. The location is excellent - right on the promenade with direct access to it. It also is right next to the big hotels... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Excellent location in terms of access to the beach. The apartment we stayed in was very average for the price and the overall development is still a building site. The apartment was also not well kept and seemed to be suffering from a cockroach infestation.

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