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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I have stayed at Thornleys often when I visit Eshowe. It's an experience that is friendly and very comfortable. Each room is very well appointed, with ensuite luxury. The beautiful gardens and the Dlinza forest nearby, make this a relaxed, tranquil place for bird watching in your doorstep.

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Thank Vanessa M
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I was at a Tree Huggers party recently held at Thornleys Guest House. The decor was superb, the music fantastic and the setting second to none. If you are a lover the forest, birds or wildlife or good live music when lucky enough to visit on a rare gig day; come and stay at Thornleys and maybe take in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Well priced, old fashioned hospitality. Spectacular setting. Highly recommended. Surrounded by the Dlinza forest this venue offers a unique, peaceful setting with incredible birdlife. Thanks Simon for your awesome hospitality!

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Thank Craig M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Whilst on our way to business trip we stayed in Eshowe to play a bit of golf. Have a good time. Had a lovely time out in the evening after our golf. The locals are Lekker here in Eshowe. Rooms are very nice and have all the required facilities. Owner is a Lekker guy!

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Thank Divan v
Durban, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Although the hosts are great people, the house needs some serious cleaning up. Cats and dogs aren't for everyone so i'd rather they kept them away from guests. The house was just dirty. I couldn't even have breakfast cos I didn't trust it would have been prepared with clean utensils...

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Thank gsuk22
Port Alfred, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

We had a great two days at Thornleys. The rooms are spacious and the breakfast was super. But the best feature of the guesthouse is the hosts. They are very nice, helpful, flexible and accommodating people. They made our stay really memorable.

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Thank 89traveller2013
Wermelskirchen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

After a long Trip we arrived there with 6 guys in this wonderful place surrounded with green. We had a very good Stay. The Service was excellent. They have also some nice Dogs and Cats there. I would return there, if i can.

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Thank Stefan R
Scarborough
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We spent two nights here with Simon and Wendy who were warm and gracious hosts, going out of the way to make us feel at home and part of the family. The breakfasts were great and they also prepared dinner for us one evening which was delicious and healthy too! The rooms was large and comfortable and quiet. It was... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We had a very wet,but such an enjoyable two days stay here. Simon and Wendy made us feel so much at home and told us so much about the area. Simon booked a meal for us in a local hotel which was full of interesting pictures of Eshowe (plus some very interesting ones!). He also organised a local bird guide... More 

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Thank Heather B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

My lasting opinion of Thornleys is I wished I’d stayed longer. We arrived late in the day after a long drive from Swaziland. Simon kindly booked us a table at one of the local restaurants, and the next morning guided us to the Dlinza Forest where there are some beautiful forest hikes and an aerial walkway. The rooms were well... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thornleys is an upmarket guest house in Eshowe, Zululand. With only 3 en-suite bedrooms it offers private, exclusive accommodation with delicious breakfasts. Guests are encouraged to make full use of the house facilities. A pool,lovely indigenous gardens, braai facilities and a private pub. Thornleys has free wireless internet and DSTV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thornleys Guest House

Address: 17 Mansell Terrace, Eshowe 3815, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Eshowe
Price Range: $41 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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