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Umbrella Tree House

3.0 of 5 37 Hilken Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly hosts.Awesome accomodation. 900 m to the Indian Ocean. Quiet surroundings. Free WiFi. Only 15 minutes from the King Shaka Airport in Durban. Perfect accomodation before or after the project in Uhluhluwe with African Impact.

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review Anja. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It was great staying over at Lesley's place: a warm welcome, beautiful room, delicious breakfast, great recommendations and most of all a very personal approach. When friends of us arrived a few days after us, Lesley could tell them in detail about our trip. Very nice!

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Thanks so much for the review Jos. It was great having you. More 

The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The hotel is close to the beach, restaurants, bars and shops. The bed is to small. The breakfast is good but a fresh cup of coffee would be nice. The parking is difficult, when there are more then three cars.

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Gordons bay
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Pleasant and friendly. I really cannot fault anything the owner friendly and accommodated our early check in times......she helped us arrange taxis etc which was kind of her...the guesthouse is not within walking distance to a shopping centre but that was not a problem......

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Thelma. It was lovely having you and I hope we see you again someday. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

What a very nice place to stay at, nice and tranquil, very fresh and clean as well. Leslie is a great host, very friendly, and the breakfast is to die for, could never get enough of it. We are definitely coming back.

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Thank you for the fabulous review! I can't tell you how happy it makes me to hear that guest have enjoyed their stay and would like to come back. Please do, would be great to have you stay again :) More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lovely place, friendly people, well organized. Very tasty english breakfast. We will most definitely return! .........................................................................................................................................................

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Thanks for the lovely review. So glad to hear that you will return. More 

Bethlehem, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Home from Home! Informal and relaxing! We liked the fact that if was a small bed and breakfast and that there was not crowds of people around you! Loved the monkeys that also came and welcomed us! Lovely host whom is very accommodating especially when they heard that we had to get up early for the Amashova Cycling Tour. Cereals... More 

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! It was a pleasure having you - I hope we do see you again someday :) More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Leslie Paterson is a accommodating host, even loaned me her personal hairdryer, room was clean and modern and twin room a great option when sharing with colleagues, comfortable beds, and delicious breakfast.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had a lovely time at the Umbrella Tree House, from the crisp clean sheets to the magnificent sea view.....everything was spectacular!!! We woke up to friendly smiles serving us delicious breakfast and amazing conversations. I didnt want to leave....Id like to give a BIG THANK YOU to Leslie and her assistant Janine (with the dimples) it truly was an... More 

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thank you guys so much for the wonderful review!! I am so glad you had such a good time. I have to tell you, I so wish we could review guests, because you guys would have been up there as 5-star guests! I loved the conversations! As you could tell - breakfasts seemed to turn into 3-hour chat sessions! Really... More 

Berlin, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Nice and clean accommodation; room is very small (like in Paris). Transfer to Airport was arranged; thank god we made it to the Airport without accident! This was the worst driver we ever had in RSA!!

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Thanks for the review. So sorry about the taxi - if you can remember which taxi service it was I will remove them from my list! I'm horrified to think I have any bad taxi drivers on my list. More 

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Address: 37 Hilken Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Umbrella Tree House 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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