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Anchor's Rest

4.0 of 5 14 Stanley Grace Crescent, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After overnight flight from U.K. the welcome from Peter & Cilla was exceptional like arriving at a family home. Cannot praise them enough. The room was lovely with great bathroom and the self catering facilities. Sandy the manageress was like meeting an old friend full of helpful information.

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Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Ron and Jan Thanks so much for your lovely review. After a long, overnight flight one can feel a bit weary and frazzled, so it's good to feel at home wherever you are staying. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and all the facilities of the Guest House. Sandy is indeed a gem as she is a... More 

Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Aftet a frustrating day in Durban and no hotel booked... we decided to head to Umglanga. The local Tourist Information office pointed us to Anchors Rest and what a great choice. Loved the pool off our room, (with the use of beach towels for swimming) We lazed and relaxed in the comforts of our room and facilities of this very... More 

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Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Judy Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Anchor's Rest, particularly after you had had a frustrating day in Durban. We enjoyed meeting you and chatting about your business and your part of the world. I am particularly pleased that you enjoyed the variety of teas in the room... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably the best B&B we have ever stayed in. Anywhere in the world. So many wonderful little touches in the rooms and on the premises (e.g. books to read; umbrellas/towels to take to the beach; air con; fans; fridge; sewing kits; scissors etc). It's as if the owners have lived in the rooms so as to ensure that... More 

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Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Ben Wow, what can we say, apart from 'thank you so much' for your amazing review. It's such a pleasure for us to receive great reviews like yours. Thanks for noticing all the touches and extra's in the rooms, which we are delighted you enjoyed and appreciated. It is important to us that guests feel at home at Anchor's... More 

London, United Kingdom
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here many times over the past 10 years and its the only place we will stay in Durban, we love it. We stayed in the Yellowood room again which is our favourite. Its large, spotless, comfy beds, fridge, coffee tea, toiletries, safe, air con, DSTV including Sky News (great for us brits) Free Wi-Fi. Unfortunately it was... More 

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Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Bob and Asta It is always such a pleasure to see the two of you, even if it is for a short time. It is great to be able to catch up on news and hear how your family is. Thanks for your wonderful review, it gives us such great satisfaction to hear how much our guests enjoying staying... More 

Oxford, UK
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This was a great find. My original choice was full so based on Tripadvisor I went for Anchor's Rest and was delighted to discover that it was even better! Although I booked B&B, I was given a huge self-catering room on the garden level which was fantastic. The breakfasts are delicious and there's a lovely sitting room with an honesty... More 

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Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Dean Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. We are pleased that your first choice of accommodation was full as you then found Anchor's Rest. The large, superior rooms are ideal as they have everything that one could want for a great holiday. Most of our guests love the fact that they can walk everywhere... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Thank you so much for a great stay at your guesthouse, we were very impressed and will definitely be back, and will be referring other business partners to your guesthouse, Thank you very much. Tanya,

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

What a quant and lovely B&B. Very friendly staff, which are happy to assist with any of your queries. This B&B is also brilliantly located in Umhlanga , because it is within walking distance of the beach, restaurants and shops. The breakfast was also delicious .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

just a lovely place!!! nice rooms, everywhere african deco style which I like, not far away from restaurants and you can even walk there! a huge and lovely bed, I slept like an angel. Sure I will go back there!

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We wanted a place where we can relax and rest before we welcome our baby in a few months time. That was achieved at Anchor's Rest. The place is peaceful, quite but also has a warm homely feel. The staft was lovely. We had a great weekend. Thank you

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed at Anchor's Rest for 3 nights in a self catering unit and it was very nice. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The kitchen in the unit was very well supplied with all the necessary items. The public areas of the B&B were really very nicely furnished and comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay and wouldn't hesitate... More 

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Address: 14 Stanley Grace Crescent, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchor's Rest 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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