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Forest Manor Boutique Guest House

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06/05/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay - very comfortable hotel. The breakfast was great and the room comfortable. The hotel is decorated very nicely. Thoroughly recommend this hotel in Umhlanga. It is close to the sea and the major attractions in Umhlanga (i.e. Gateway Mall)

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George, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for a week and everything was great. the rooms are always clean and very comfortable. the breakfasts are especially good. would recommend Forest Manor Boutique House to anyone.I is also close enough to shops and Umhlanga village so dining out and anything else is easy to get to.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a great long weekend at the Guesthouse, we will definitely come back in the future to visit and we'll also refer the place to our friends and family. The service was great and the staff members were welcoming.

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ForestManor, General Manager at Forest Manor Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. we are glad you had a good time and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. thanks, Donovan

Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed April 13, 2017

We had a weekend away with my girls and had a beautiful stay here. the staff are friendly, the rooms are super clean and the food too nice. it's in a quiet place in La Lucia, Durban and a walk to the beach.

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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

The host was extremly friendly and handsome to help. Rooms are spacy and very clean. Bathroom could use Some upgrade. We could not let the water out the bath😔 you can dine close to guest house. The host made us attention That Some areas in Durban are not save. We went for a bice ride along the promenade in Durban....

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ForestManor, General Manager at Forest Manor Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind words. We are aware that the bathroom needs some attention and have it scheduled for annual maintenance at the end of May. We will check the bath drainage as a priority. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Durban and hope to see you back soon. thanks, Donovan

Brakpan, South Africa
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We enjoyed our stay at your place, it was awesome and excellent. I must say you really go out of your way for your guests. We felt very special there, my 15 year old says that is not the last visit! We travelled all the way from Gauteng Brakpan... Dalpark. Thank you very much...we will definitely be back

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ForestManor, General Manager at Forest Manor Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. thanks, Donovan

Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed March 23, 2017

My absolute favorite place to stay when travelling to Durban! Thank you for all the years of great service and hospitality. Food is always amazing, rooms are always spotless and comfortable. Looking forward to seeing you all again soon

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Terrigal, Australia
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Would recommend forest manor. The beds were very comfortable, B&B was very well appointed, the bath salts in the bathroom was a lovely touch and really appreciated after the long flight😄😄It was so peaceful sitting round the pool having a gorgeous breakfast. Donovan and his staff were very attentive.

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ForestManor, General Manager at Forest Manor Boutique Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, we are grateful that you were able to rest after such a long trip and we trust that you enjoyed the rest of your vacation. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. thanks, Donovan

Ukiah, California
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Easy to find, great host. Large , clean, spaces to relax and good parking Most important is is secure and safe, also for your vehicle. Breakfast was lovely, served to order and plenty of choice. Beds are great, a wonderful night's sleep. Would recommend. Only 15 mins to airport so nice and close

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Reviewed March 6, 2017

I had an enjoyable stay. The location was excellent, was close to beach and food places, literally within walking distance to La Lucia Mall. But the angle of photos are a little misleading. The common areas are quite small, and unfortunately not much to enjoy accessories to enjoy the pool area. Breakfast was good, but boring about Day 3. Not...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forest Manor is an luxuriously appointed and tastefully furnished contemporary 5 star boutique guest house, situated less than 200m from the beach and in close proximity to La Lucia Shopping Mall, Virgin Active gym, La Lucia Ridge Office Parks, Gateway Shopping Centre and the Umhlanga Hospital. It is also close to some of the top class golf courses and is 20 minutes away from the Moses Mabhida World Cup Stadium, the ICC and the new King Shaka International Airport. This sophisticated establishment portrays a touch of stylish attention to detail and is built around the magnificent Milkwood tree set in a central atrium. We boast a lavish pool area overlooking the designer built koi pond. The perfect setting for a delicious breakfast, which is included in our tariff, served alfresco on the patio or in the airy dining room. Meals are prepared by our friendly team of staff who offer personal and a caring service on site. The well equipped clinically clean home style kitchen adorned with granite tops and all the modern kitchen hardware essential for preparing 5 star cuisine. The accommodation comprises of a modern lounge area with state of the art entertainment systems including high definition Plasma screen TV, music system and DSTV. The walk in bar stocked with the finest wines and spirits for the discerning guests who would like to relax and unwind with a sun downer at the pool.Forest manor accommodation comprises of two luxury rooms Waterwood, Natal Fig, three superior rooms, White Seringa, Zulu Milkberry and Forest Mahogany. Milkwood the family unit which accommodates two adults and two teenagers, and The Manor Suite which is the executive facility consisting of its own personal lounge, private dining and is suitable for a boardroom meeting which comfortably accommodates 10 delegates. All the bedrooms offer unique comfort and are fully air-conditioned, supplied with ceiling fans, mini bars, hospitality trays, electronic laptop safes, High definition TV, Satellite TV, DVD players, i-Pod docking system, CCTV security cameras and Wifi connection. All beds are made up with hypo allergenic bedding and cotton Percale linen. All the rooms are on suite and offer heated towel rails, scales, hair and body dryers, exclusive bathing products, luxury towels and bath robes fit for royalty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Manor Boutique Guest House

Address: 62 Forest Drive, La-Lucia 4051, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > La-Lucia
Price Range: $75 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Forest Manor Boutique Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Best views”
livonial, Apr 13, 2017 | Read review
“If you canget the manor suite it's great although all rooms are good”
Phil_UK57, Feb 20, 2017 | Read review
“The Natal Fig room is very small! There was no blinds and the street lights let in allot light into the room at night.”
MikePollock, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
“The family room, Milkwood, requires you walk through the second, very small bedroom, to the bathroom.”
Domenique7, Oct 13, 2016 | Read review
“Ask when booking for a larger room!”
207randalm, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
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