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Crooked Tree Cottage

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   39 Hilken Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 , South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Faan G Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Home from home. Not your kind of plastic hotel outfit. Hosts are genuinely warm and receptive. Treated me almost as long time friend Appreciated the crisp and clean linen, availability of good wi-fi connection

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

Faan, thank you so much for the wonderful words, you are always such a gentleman! keep up the biking and and see you again in the future! More

Watford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Crooked Tree B&B was super accommodation with great food, excellent views and hospitality that could not be bettered. Helen and Reinard offer a wonderful place to stay with value for money, particularly for overseas visitors, and I would not hesitate to stay at the Crooked Tree again.

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

Eileen - Thank you - you were a wonderful guest! Good luck with you know what and keep traveling! More

Johannsburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent. Great location. Clean spacious room with a great view of Umhlanga. Breakfast was also outstanding. Helen and partner were most excellent hosts. Will be back on my next visit to Durban. Jerome

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

Thank a lot for the great review Jerome, hope the golfing is going well, and don't forget to come again soon, we are holding your shoes for ransom! More

Sussex Uk
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Very friendly and helpful without being intrusive. Close to all amenities in Umhlanga. The lack of laundry facilities was a problem. There is a local laundry which we visited but did not take advantage of as it did not appear very good on inspection. We did find a better laundry in the village itself.

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

Thank you for the feedback and compliments. I have made a note about the local laundry and will try and address your issues with them. I do hope you are enjoying the rest of your stay and good luck on your travels! More

Coolum Beach, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Crooked Tree is less than 5 mins out of central Umhlanga with great ocean views. What sets this place apart is the friendly owners who spend time chatting over their great breakfasts. If you are a visitor they have any info you want at hand and a relaxed banter is a good way to start the day.

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It was a pleasure and an education chatting to you as well......lovely to meet you and thank you for the great feedback. Hope your house sale goes well and all the best for your build! More

Durban, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The rooms are fantastic, hosts make me feel at home, sometimes I get too comfy and forget I need to go to work. There is a selection of breakfasts which are all superb and freshly prepared to your liking at the time you prefer. For family holiday's or business trips I would most definately recommend Crooked Tree.

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

Thanks so much Gayton, see you again soon! More

Jhb
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Crooked Tree Cottage was a pleasant experience, rooms are kept neat and clean, service is great, gives you a homey feeling. Its central to everything, very close to the beach and malls and easy access to highways. What i liked best is having easy access to all surrounding thats needed, the people are so down to earth pleasant to converse... More

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

It was lovely to meet you and thank you for the great feedback. Hope we see plenty more of you in the future! Special thanks to your friend that referred you please! All the very best for 2014! More

Bloemfontein
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I will certainly go back. The room was beautifully furnished, had a sea view and is located near Gateway shopping center. Hostess was friendly and accomodating even when we booked on short notice. You can even watch dvds in rainy weather.

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

Thank you for the wonderful feedback and comments. Wish you all the best for the coming year! Hope we see you again! More

Boksburg
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

It's a great place to stay and we will be back. Very clean and friendly with all the ficilities you need!! Definatelly will recommend this to our friends and family. Hope to be back again this year!!!

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

Thank you Lynette, we hope you come again too! We love our repeat customers as they really start to feel like family. All the best for 2014! More

Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Very nice accomodation and very lovely hosts. You get more that you pay for... I had a perfect room with view to the seaside. Interesting was to keep the windows closed that no monkeys can get into your room. This is Africa....

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Thank so much for the review, really glad you enjoyed and that the monkeys were an attraction. More

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Additional Information about Crooked Tree Cottage

Address: 39 Hilken Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 , South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 40 B&Bs / Inns in Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Crooked Tree Cottage 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Crooked Tree cottage is a lovely 3 Star Bed and Breakfast/Self Catering accommodation establishment set in the heart of Umhlanga Durban, Kwazulu Natal, one of the premier holiday accommodation/tourist hot spots in South Africa! It is literally a stones throw away from Umhlanga Village with its Golden sandy beaches. The accommodation consists of a 3-roomed cottage and 3 Studio suites, all of which are let as B&B accommodation most of the year. They are both, however, ideally suited for those of you who prefer to holiday on a self-catering basis. The cottage can accommodate 6-7 guests and the studio units can accommodate 2 sharing with Room 4 accommodating up to 2 adults and 2 small children. ... more   less 
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