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uMhlanga Sands Resort

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44 Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 18 Hotels in Umhlanga Rocks
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Midrand, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited this hotel a couple of times before and it's always sad to leave as it is such a enjoyable hotel. Uninterrupted sea views, new upgraded apartments and restaurants in the lobby. Walking distance to shops. Love the place.

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Hoedspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This resort is consistently excellent on all fronts! From Reception, to the awesome rooms, all with panoramic sea views (the room we were in had a newly refurbished bathroom). The dining & leisure areas are always immaculate, the service for breakfast prompt & these meals are well presented. Staff are attentive & management & supervisors are always on hand. I... More 

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

We had a great stay definitely a place that we will return to, our kids had an amazing time so close to the beach and a pool. The resort was clean and the rooms were very comfortable. The staff was always friendly and helpful.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Luxury apartments, all with seaview. All units are serviced daily, beautiful, white linen and towels. Entertainment program for adults and children and two restaurants on site. We had a great week and loved every moment of our stay. Cannot give any negative comment.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Definitely one of our best holidays yet. Rooms are stunning, with an amazing view! Kids absolutrely loved it. We will definitely be back. A special mention to Vivian and team for the great entertainment! Highly recommend "The Sands"!

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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This was our second trip to the Sands. We visited our family there 5 years ago when our kids were 2 and 4 and this time they were 7 and 9 so it was interesting to see how the experience changed. I think the resort is best for younger kids so under 5 is the best age then next best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Always a great time at uMhlanga Sands, lots do do or nothing at all exactly what a holiday needs to be! Great venue for couples, family and friends. just sad to see that the tenpin bowling was taken away a great family activity. Would be great to see an internet cafe back as in the past.

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Best ever resort with the best staff and entertainment. Best GM with his staff. Spur and Pizza restaurants and staff of the best. Keep on with good work and engagement with the guests. Would recommend

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My 7th stay at the Sands. Always enjoyable, friendly staff. A special thanks to Vivian the entertainment manager as well as Doreen the cleaning staff supervisor. I will be back. And although I never got to stay at one of the newly renovated rooms , I managed to see one of the upgraded rooms and they look good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

On arrival we saw kids running around, playing. A very relaxed but professional atmosphere. Rooms are luxurious but bit too small. Entertainment and food hall is excellent. Service is good. Area modern and night life a bliss.

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