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Crooked Tree Cottage

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39 Hilken Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 , 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
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very friendly hosts, felt at home and at ease,breakfast was delicious...............................................................................................................................thank you

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Coffee Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely apartment with great views of the ships in the bay, Very good beds and linen and a perfect little kitchenette. Nice extras are given, free of charge (hairdryers, cereal) Very well appointed and all fixtures and fittings are good. Perfect stay :-)

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

Thank you Dawn - wish you all the best with the sponsorships! And good luck with your own plans. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guest house is nicely situated with a Food view, the room was spacious and clean, owner and staff very friendly, and the breakfast very, very good. Reading facilities, however, are poor; lamps near the armchairs and at the balcony would help.

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

Thank you for the feedback Reimund. I will most definitely sort out the reading issue. I wish you all the very best with your retirement and hope we see you and Doreen again. More 

Kreuzlingen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was now for the second time there in Crooked Tree. Booked a self catering room. Great view to the ocean. :-) Helen and Reinhardt are still helpful and really friendly to give me a good feeling during my stay. (thanks for the braai) Room was really clean. See you soon.

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

It was really good to have you back! We enjoyed hearing about all your travels and Reinhard enjoyed all the F1 talk! Maybe we will see more of you soon! More 

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

Lovely place - we stayed in one of their self-catering units and it had everything we needed. The room is big and light, the bed was very comfortable. Biggest pro is the hosts - they are so very friendly and helpful. A few minor cons for me was that there is no table on the balcony, so you could eat... More 

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

Thank you for the feedback. We always like to have a response from guests. With regards some items you mention - there is a small table in the suite that doubles as a balcony table, we encourage guests to use it as such, so apologies if this was not clarified. The bathroom smell as eliminated as soon as it was... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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 April 6, 2015

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 

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