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Crooked Tree Cottage

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39 Hilken Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 , South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great host and They made sure that I was very comfortable. Loved how homely the place felt. Really loved the smell of fresh clean linen and the small kitchen with everything I needed. even fresh milk.

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kokstad,kzn RSA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very pleasant stay. The hosts were very hospitable and accommodating. the room was comfortable and clean. Breakfast was good. The location is convenient and has a lovely view. We would stay at thie location again.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My Boyfriend and I stayed here for a few days at the end of our 2 week stay in South Africa. We really could not have asked for more. It was a beautiful B&B with a lovely room (6) with a balcony that looks over to the beach at uMlhanga.(Which it is in a very good distance to). Helen and... More 

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for all your wionderful words! I hope we see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The view was great and the facilities spotless. The monkeys quite fun. It helps to keep fruit and the jar full of whole grain cereal out of sight. The attention from the owners was impressive, no detail ignored. The walk to the beach and the Nature Preserve invigorating. Perfect distance to walk in to the Umhlanga Rocks Village with many... More 

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback and we hope to visit your side of the world very soon!!! Keep well and enjoy the grandkids! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Helen and Reinhardt go out of their way to be as helpful and hospitable as possible. A laid back atmosphere and beautifully decorated accommodation. Generous, freshly cooked breakfasts and everything you could need in the self catering kitchen. Plus everything is so clean. Fantastic value for money. Would definitely recommend!!!!

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review, hope we see you again soon! More 

Pretoria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

One of our Best Holiday! Crooked Tree Cottage is clean, and quite place, good for Italian family! Kitchen well furnished with all kitchen Tools! we were filling at home! and that it's not easy for the Italian! Thanks Helen!!

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you here Bruna. All the very best for the coming year and I hope we see you and your family again! More 

Randburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Our stay at Crooked Tree Cottage was easily one of the most pleasant stays: the room was fantastic, the view was incredible, and the service is unquestionably outstanding. There is nothing that we could say to criticise Crooked Tree Cottage and would encourage anyone and everyone looking for accommodation in Umhlanga to stay here.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ian for the wonderful words, you were both such a great couple to host and we really do hope to see you both again - Happy 2015! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

A very nice house in a quiet residential location but within 10 mins safe walk of the town centre shops and restaurants and within 10 mins drive of the "largest shopping mall in the Southern Hemisphere". A very warm reception from Helen and her husband who could not have been more helpful. Lovely breakfast and free wifi. Highly recommended.

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I expect to see the competition when we next meet! - But thank you and good luck! Hope you plans all fall into place. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I've stayed here twice now and have never been disappointed. The rooms are spotlessly clean and well furnished, the beds are extremely comfortable and the establishment is well situated with lovely sea views. The portions of the mouth-watering breakfasts are far from shy and there is a large selection compared to most other B&Bs. The owners are very helpful and... More 

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Thanks for the great feedback, it was so nice to see you again and I do hope you both visit again! More 

Kempton Park, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Nice quiet location set on the side of a hill overlooking the sea. Good for one night stay, whilst in transit. Close to all amenities. On down side. Price a bit steep. Awkward parking in driveway on downhill which required reversing back out onto the street. Breakfast omelette, very heavy. All in all a good stopover.

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