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Umbrella Tree House

3.0 of 5 37 Hilken Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • 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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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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Bethlehem, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

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

Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

stayed here for a week and could not of asked for a better place to stay. was out of the way but only a 2 minute drive to beach or restaurants. breakfast is lovely and have fantastic hosts. would stay here again. monkeys visit often wic is great for tourist like me.

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

Thanks for the review :) So happy you enjoyed your stay! More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We are so happy that we decided to stay just outside Durban instead of the city proper, and are so happy to have found this wonderful gem! The deluxe room was large and impeccably clean, the view magnificent and relaxing and the service was superb. We have nothing more to ask for, only wish is that we could have stayed... More

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

Hi Itzbeth, thanks for the lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay so much. I really enjoyed meeting you guys and all the chatting! Wishing you a great future :) More

Midlands, Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A lovely stay. The hosts certainly know the meaning of hospitality.Excellent beds and bedding. Comfy rooms. Maybe a small bar fridge would be nice - but access to breakfast room is so easy that this is not really a problem. Beautiful views. I will be back and recommend to others highly. Loved it.

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

Thanks so much for the lovely review Eve. So glad you enjoyed your stay! Always great to get the thumbs up from someone in the industry :) More

Jhb
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed in the Cottage and I must say it was more than what we expected. The room and everything was clean, the Breakfast was amazing and our overall stay was great. We will def go back again. .....

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

Thanks for the super review Alethea. Hope we do see you again - you would be most welcome :) 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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