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Bumblebees B & B

Tara Crescent, Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Bumblebees B & B
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice little B&B which has a very homely feel to it, made to feel very comfortable and will stay again on my next trip back to Durban, there is nothing that I can fault about the place. Thanks to Phillip and Alison for a very comfortable stay.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

there is absolutely nothing i can fault from a friendly welcome from the hosts, comfortable, spacious air conditioned room, a cold beer to a great brekkie on departure! Thanks again Philip & Alison i will be back!

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Alison G, Manager at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your very king review Clive. We really do have the nicest people staying at Bumblebees! We look forward to welcoming you back next time you're in Durban More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Very comfortable and the owners make you feel very much at home. I was even invited to join them one Sunday afternoon for drinks on the patio with their friends which has never happened to me before in the other B&B's and I have stayed in around 50 over the last 20 years. Nice location too! Close to Gateway Theatre... More 

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Alison G, Manager at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Bumblebees and do hope you'll return when you next visit Durban. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Comfortable clean place to stay with friendly proprietors. Shower drain was stopped up, but that was the only negative. Lovely poolside breakfast was served, and food was as requested. Lady of the establishment was very friendly and helpful and explained the payment option well.

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review Chris. So sorry we did not know about the drain but we've since checked it and all's working well now. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. I hope you enjoyed your meander up in the Midlands and that you enjoyed your holiday in South Africa and hope one day you'll return... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Oh my, what a wonderful B&B! From booking through to departure, Alison had excellent communication and was incredibly friendly and approachable. Her husband was away and she managed totally brilliantly, ably helped by her fabulous and friendly staff person. We felt incredibly welcome over our three nights at Bumblebee - it felt like a home away from home. The home... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Bumblebee's was a wonderful surprise nestled away in St Lucia. Alison the owner was very accommodating and friendly, and the location was superb. Breakfasted by the pool was a delight every morning. We will definitely stay there again.

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johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Excellent hosts.brilliant food. Will def stay there all the time. Make you feel at home and welcome. My home away from home! Breakfast was brilliant and the quality of the hosts was exceptional. They def go the extra mile.

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Johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The service was very good. The room was a big well taken care of en suite, in a very quite place in between Umhlanga and Durban with a mall just around the corner. What I liked the most was the hospitality shown by Philip and Alison, the warm welcoming people. Our stay was peaceful.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We had the most perfect stay. Brilliant hosts, cozy and comfy rooms, a fabulous breakfast within a cute garden and next to the pool. Very reasonably priced and close to both, beach and city buzz. Excellent fish restaurant nearby. The only regret: We didn't stay long enough!

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review! It was such a pleasure meeting you both and we hope you leave South Africa with happy memories. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Delightful, fun conversations. Immediate attention to our needs. Central location, close to the beach and shopping malls Going the extra mile (we had a huge trailer that could not fit0 - arrangements were made with the neighbour)

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Alison G, Owner at Bumblebees B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive review. It was our pleasure having you at our B&B. I sure enjoyed all our chats! More 

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