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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   36 Stanley Grace Crescent | 157 Ridge Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Villa Calla

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  • 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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We stayed at Villa Calla for a couple of nights and had a fantastic time, our host Janelle was extremelly friendly and helpful advising on local restaurants and places to visit. Rooms are very well equipped and breakfast was excellent. Lovely garden with swimming pool. If you are going to Umhlanga then we would certainly recommend a stay at Villa... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

I recently stayed in Villa Calla for 10 days with my daughter. We were greeted with a very warm welcome and taken to our pretty room. It was spotless, very comfortable beds, pillows, thick white towels and luxury bathrobes. We had a small balcony that opened on to the garden with a swimming pool and comfortable sun beds. The breakfast... More

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Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

What a great place to stay and relax for a few days! Our hosts were wonderful. Very genuine people who were always willing to make our stay a truly memorable experience. I highly recommend.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

A superb venue before and after our Comrades experience. Well appointed rooms, great breakfast, nice pool and excellent location are some of the main selling points. However, the best aspect of Villa Calla is the wonderful hospitality of Janelle (the boss) and Calla (the husband) who make the stay special. Traditional hospitality, friendly service and an "open house" approach mean... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

First time to South Africa, to participate in the Comrades. We were made to feel very welcome and part of the family, great facilities, beautiful surroundings and location. Quiet, comfortable and relaxing and just a few minutes walk into Umlangha. It exceeded our expectations and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone who is looking to visit the area. Calla... More

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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

This bed and breakfast is very nice. first it is located in Umhlanga, which is on of the nicest neighborhoods around, 10 minutes walk to an amazing beach and to plenty of restaurants and cafes (on Chartwell drive) the place itself is lovely, i loved all the small hotel-like touches (miniature shampoo, shower gel, body cream, soap), laundry bag in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

In a pleasant part of town, easy & safe to walk to the beach & some great bars and restaurants. Well appointed b&b with friendly owner. Good breakfasts. Nice quiet garden & pool to chill out. Good value. Gay friendly. If you are staying in Durban, seriously consider staying in Umhlanga - its a happier & safer place to be... More

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

I chose Villa Calla, after a family member recommended it for its "amazing place", access & proximity to shops, the beach & all amenities & it looked great on the website. I used to live in Umhlanga but had never been to Villa Calla..It was EVERYTHING I was told it was. Janelle(a superb & warm owner),her husband Calla & their... More

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South Cave, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2011

Villa Calla is in an excellent position for walking access to the town and driving access to major routes. Janelle is a wonderful hostess who looked after us extremely well. The rooms with separate access to the very attractive garden and pool are airy and well equipped. Good to have air conditioning as it was hot & humid during our... More

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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

Our stay in Villa Calla with Janelle and her team was just the highlight of our trip in SA. Its great place to stay,breakfast food great,rooms nicely air conditioned and just a short walk from the sea. If your staying just out of Durban try this place, you wont be disappointed.

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Address: 36 Stanley Grace Crescent | 157 Ridge Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #22 of 40 B&Bs / Inns in Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Calla 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Villa Calla is a beautifully decorated home situated within a safe 5 minute walk from shops, restaurants and Umhlanga's Blue Flag beaches. All rooms have their own patio, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, safes, hairdriers, DSTV, tea/coffee facilities, toiletries, beach/pool towels and are serviced daily. Breakfast is served in the sunny dining area overlooking a sparkling pool. Calla and Janelle have a passion for people and will bend over backwards to assist guests. ... more   less 
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