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Sylvan Grove Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   49 Sylvan Grove | Herrwood Park, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014
GregMan288 Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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 May 21, 2014

Great food. Nice variety is offered on the breakfast menu. Comfortable and clean rooms. Friendly, helpful and well presented staff. Location isn't bad, but is missing that amazing ocean view. Thank you!

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Roodepoort, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

An amazing experience The owners Chris and Gill is creating a real away from home environment. Highly recommended! It feels like you are at home when you are on a business trip and the breakfast is wonderful!

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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Spotless and comfortable room with lovely en suite. Beautiful garden & pool. Quiet and secure. 20 minutes from King Shaka airport and 2 minutes from restaurants in Umhalanga so ideal before an early flight. Jill provided us with a packed breakfast as we had an early start.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It was an unplanned stay however it was very comfortable and friendly people made it a welcomed stay over. Great area, would definitely bring my wife with and stay again if we come out that way for holiday.

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Vereeniging, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

It is the ideal venue to get to following a day's work. Quiet and excellent service. My experience is that it feels as if you are returning home after a long day at the office. The Breakfast caters for everyone's needs.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Sylvan Grove is the ideal place for a great night's sleep, comfortable,modern and immaculate. The hosts are warm and welcoming. Peaceful and restful. Great location with easy access to freeways for business travellers.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Really enjoyed my stay at Sylvan Grove Guest House! Friendly staff, secure property, walking distance to the beach and restuarants. They were also up to make sure I caught my early flight! Excellent! :)

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Weltevreden Park
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Very beautiful venue with comfortable rooms and very friendly and accommodating staff. Even thou there was a breaking in some of the rooms the one night, they reacted swiftly by posting security guards on the premises and we didn't feel unsafe at any moment. We will use this venue again in the future.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Thank you for a wonderful stay, we had a great time, great service, breakfast to die for, clean rooms and wonderful hospitality. will definately be coming back soon. Perfect location and we had perfect weather. Mrs.J. Hendricks.

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We stayed for 5 nights in this wonderful guest house and we enjoyed every minute of our stay. After a heart-warming reception by Jill and Chris we were surprised about the excellent accommodation and the wonderful breakfast the next morning. We can recommend this lovely guest house to anyone looking for a quiet place near Durban and that at a... More

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Address: 49 Sylvan Grove | Herrwood Park, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sylvan Grove Guest House 4*
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Sylvan Grove is a 4 Star Guest House situated in a quiet residential area of Umhlanga Rocks, with a tranquil tropical garden, inviting swimming pool and prolific bird life facing the Indian Ocean. Our double rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, complimentary tea & coffee facilities, hairdryers, bar fridges, safes, telephones, wireless internet & satellite TV. The swimming beaches with lifeguards on duty, Gateway Shopping and Entertainment Centre and an extensive choice of restaurants are within a few kilometers. For the sports enthusiasts there are numerous facilities nearby, tennis, bowls, gym, nature walks, deep sea fishing, scuba diving and micro light flying are activities which can easily be arranged. Our coast is renowned for its scenic and world class golf courses. Dolphin and Whale watching, deep sea fishing and scuba diving launch from our local beach. We are a 15 minute drive from the Durban CBD, International Conference Centre, uShaka Marine World, Sibaya and Suncoast Casinos. Umhlanga and La Lucia Ridge Business Parks are close by. The World Heritage Sites of the St. Lucia Wetlands and the Drakensberg Mountains and The Big 5 Game Parks are a 2 hours drive. Children over 4 year welcome. Local and national sight seeing tours arranged. Secure onsite parking. Airport (20km) and local transfers by arrangement. Major credit cards welcome. ... more   less 
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