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Pumula Beach Hotel

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful time at Pumula. Rooms are comfortable and facilities are comprehensive - especially if you have kids! Even though some days were rainy, there is still ample to do in and around Pumula. The food is great and the service exceptional. We returned home well rested.

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Thank MJWessels
Durban, South Africa
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick last minute weekend getaway so must admit choked booking at the last minute over a school holiday as we had to pay full season rates but let me tell you it is absolutely worth it , what more can one ask for a shark net protected beach with lifegaurds , surf , fishing , spectacular palm tree framed sunrises... More 

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Thank Susanlugg
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Pumula Beach Hotel is just Paradise. We had basic double rooms as requested, with stunning sea views,bathroom en suite and VERY CLEAN. Our rooms were air conditioned, and each room had an outside table and chairs just outside the door. All meals are absolutely fantastic. 10/10 for the chef and I must specially mention the fillet and desserts. There is... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We stayed in Room 50, with a good view of the garden and beach. The food was excellent. Philip, the General Manager is a very 'hands on' and attentive person at all the meal times, as was the Food and Beverage manager. The service from reception, dining room and cleaning people was very good.

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Thank 138colinf
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

It is hard to imagine how it could be better for a relaxed family holiday. Everything is done very well with a superb location, friendly staff, great facilities and excellent food. Our kids can't wait to go back as there were lots of activities for them. Best family holiday ever.

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Thank Alan G
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

A wonderful holiday resort for families...including teens! The location of the hotel is what this holiday is all about. It's right on the beach with access through two pedestrian gates. There are loads of activities to keep the kids and teens busy whilst the adults relax with a good book! The bedrooms are neat and tidy with well functioning aircons... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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147 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Rooms facing the sea afford a stunning view around well manicured gardens. Entry to the ground level room was pleasing with white crimp sheets with blue embroideries. Entry to the bathroom was a disaster as the basin was full of hair. Verandas provided good views of the children's play area with swings, trampolines, jungle gym and the pool area. Lunch... More 

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Vanderbijlpark
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great place for kids, with kids programmes and activities and big play area inside and out. Good secure environment Hotel have a "chill" lounge area with library books and an adults pub area only Food is excellent They have a small shop on the premises which sells costumes, toiletries etc. Good value for money Beach access via gate Excellent service

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This is the third stay at the Hotel in 12 months.Set on the lower Kwazulu Natal coast in the Umzumbe Bay it offers the best of April in Natal . Warm sunny days with gentle sea breezes . It offers an unsophisticated and family holiday. With three children between ages of 7 and 14 there was so much for them... More 

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Johannesburg, RSA
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This resort is still the undisputed champ of all family resorts for my family. It is a Club Med experience on SA shores, i.e. great entertainment for kids, great beach and great service, on a budget. This visit was our 7th visit to Pumula Beach Hotel and irrespective our holiday calendar for the year, it gets the nod. Our kids... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Pumula Beach Hotel

Address: 67 Steve Pitts Road, Umzumbe 4225, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umzumbe
Number of rooms: 62
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