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“Lovely stay at Crooked Tree” 4 of 5 stars
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Crooked Tree Cottage
3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   39 Hilken Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 , South Africa   |  
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Ranked #4 of 41 Umhlanga Rocks B&B and Inns
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
“Lovely stay at Crooked Tree”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Tried the luxury rooms this time round and was extremely happy. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Breakfast is very tasty with huge portions, thanks to the chef! Friendly hosts. Debbie@united-scientific.co.za

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Helenoe, Manager at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Thanks Debbie!! Hope to see you again soon!
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Rating summary
  • 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
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Helen and Reynhardt are excellent hosts - they make a delicious breakfast.

I would recommend staying in room 1 or 2. The hairdryers in the rooms are great and the selection of TV channels are also excellent.


  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review, March 8, 2013
Hi Anne
Thank you for the great review, always lovely to have you here, and looking forward to seeing you again, or your newby!
Helen
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I found my trip a true pleasure!
The rooms are so luxurious a true welcomed comfort after a long stressful business day.
I will certainly recommend to all who want a relaxing holiday or a home away from home on a business trip!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We spent a great 4 days at Crooked Tree. It is well situated on the ridge out of the busy areas. The rooms are neat and comfortable and the views are fantastic. Would not hesitate in going back again.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Lovely stay. Rooms were impeccably clean and self catering services very much adequate.
Good value for money,
Just a little noisy due to being able to hear neighbors and other guests. Owners should consider sound-proof glass for door and windows.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Second visit and I will be back. Fantastic hosts, hospitable and accommodating, plus they are well informed on the area. Guest house is conveniently located. Accommodation very comfortable with everything one needs. 10 out of 10 stay

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

The best guest house .. clean .. spacious and off course a view of the ocean from your balcony !! It should get a 5 star as that is the treatment you receive there .. We can agree the hosts are lovely, warm, generous and so helpful. They do care about their guests .. and don't forget about Helen's delicious breakfasts :) !!! We fell in love with Umhlanga and the guest house is situated near ALL the hotspots and the beach .. you will definitely be seeing the bachelorettes again :) !! Thanks again Reinhardt and Helen !!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Crooked Tree Cottage

Address: 39 Hilken Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 , South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 41 B&Bs / Inns in Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Crooked Tree Cottage 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Crooked Tree cottage is a lovely 3 Star Bed and Breakfast/Self Catering accommodation establishment set in the heart of Umhlanga Durban, Kwazulu Natal, one of the premier holiday accommodation/tourist hot spots in South Africa! It is literally a stones throw away from Umhlanga Village with its Golden sandy beaches. The accommodation consists of a 3-roomed cottage and 3 Studio suites, all of which are let as B&B accommodation most of the year. They are both, however, ideally suited for those of you who prefer to holiday on a self-catering basis. The cottage can accommodate 6-7 guests and the studio units can accommodate 2 sharing with Room 4 accommodating up to 2 adults and 2 small children. ... more   less 
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