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Crooked Tree Cottage

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39 Hilken Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 , South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Durban, South Africa
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Helen is very nice and helpful . The room is clean and neat with a beautiful ocean scene through balcony.The stove is very powerful to cook Chinese cuisine. The houseware is sufficient to make you feel at home .If the wifi signal could be stronger Crooked tree cottage is perfect .

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I arrived my room was ready, clean and neat and spacious. All the utilities and the wifi worked. Breakfast was ready when I arrived and the staff were very friendly and the breakfast exactly what i had ordered

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

Thanks you for taking the time to post this review! Hope we see you again in future business visits. More 

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely stay. Helen and her husband are absolutely amazing. Pity we were not in most of the time because of the activities of the Durban July weekend. Would definetly go back if given a chance!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an awesome night at the Crooked tree cottage! Close to all the good restuarants. Room was perfect and clean and had a nice view of the ocean. Would really recommend the place. Service was excellent! I forgot my charger and they managed to arrange for me to get my charger back. Appreciate it!

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

Leave your charger and come and collect it personally next time - then we can have the pleasure of your company again! Thanks so much for the great review. More 

Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely B&B in a good location, serving a hearty breakfast and run by very informative and friendly hosts. We couldn't figure out how to get the TV working in the living room but that didn't matter at all since we were there for the beach and ocean anyway. The owners were so friendly and even lent us a couple of... More 

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

Thanks Paul - glad you both enjoyed and the weather played along as well. The TV is a little tricky but it does work. Next time come and get us and we will sort it out. I hope that the rest of your project here goes well. Do come again with Jens...or your partner, before you leave Sunny South Africa... More 

Witbank, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More beautiful and spacious than a 5 star.Great Service .....we will be back that I am sure of. Closer to the mall. Clean room, lovely bedding. Clean Bathroom and kitchen. Helen was the best host ever!

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

Thank you very kindly for the great review. I am glad you enjoyed our place and the loacation and we look forward to seeing you on our shore again soon! More 

Pretoria
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Thank you for the great service. We really enjoyed our stay, the view, the friendliness, the breakfast, the freedom to do our one thing every knight, the use of your kitchen. Everything was awesome will really promote you guys to Patio for all our staff to stay with you on our trips. Hope to see you next year.

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

Thank you very much and I hope the rest of your stock take went well! Hope we see yu all again. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Helen was absolutely brilliant and really made me feel welcome and at home. Room was comfy and had excellent wifi service. Breakfast was yummy, I recommend the meaty omelette, delish!! Forgot to sign the visitors book so will have to return!

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

Thank you George - it was a great pleasure to host you, make sure you bring along your partner sometime! More 

Pretoria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The cottage was easy to access, very secured and comfortable to live in. The cottage was very clean. Thanks for the tea, coffee, milk, celeals especially the filter coffee. The beds were very big and comfortable. This is a family cottage and comfortable. The area is close to all amenitities. I however think that the skottel braai must also be... More 

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

Thank you for the review Charlotte. I have made a note for the skottles to be checked. With regards the dog, you do not have anything to worry about. if you read back to some of our previous reviews you will see that many of our guests love the dogs. They are very friendly to guests and they especially love... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Helen & Hubby are excellent hosts - we felt right at home in their gorgeous b&b - love the sea view, enjoyed the divine breakfasts and miss the doggies!! The owners are extremely delightful. Wish I was still at the Crooked Tree Lodge !!!

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Thank you very much and I am really pleased you enjoyed the furry girls! More 

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