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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at Goble Palms for a family wedding, we stayed in five rooms, what a wonderful experience, we loved the hospitality and the fantastic staff, this was truly a memorable experience, Lionel was an excellent host, and we loved the little pub for family time, we would highly recommend😊

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

humble surroundings,peaceful stay,excellent service from staff. will definitely refer to friends and family. atmosphere great, staff excellent ,helpful. will definitely be back to stay. beds comfortable ,

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Your place is lovely but I couldn't sleep the entire night worried about my car that was parked outside. It was a terrifying feeling especially since this was a hired car should anything had happened to it I would have had to pay thousands of rands.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent, the breakfest was delicous, the house was very beautiful. We enjoyed to sit in the evening on the terrace with a drink from the honesty bar. The only poor thing was that we stayed only one night. We will be back again sometime!!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife would refer to the Goble Palms as 'a bit of a rose in a thornbush', not least because Durban isn't the most attractive of cities. In fact Goble Palms is a bit of an oasis, and unsurprisingly the three victorian buildings that comprise the hotel are surrounding by beautiful palm trees that make you forget you are in...

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Cleveland Heights
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately the group of 17 of us arrived after dark and left early the next morning so we did not get to really experience the beauty and luxury of Goble Palms. The setting is spectacular, rooms comfortable and decor gorgeous. Parking was challenging as we had to cram 3 large vans into a small place and the staircases were a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This property is small but very quaint and picturesque. Each room is very different. Check out some of the empty rooms while the maids are cleaning. There is a lovely sitting room with a small library, couches a desk, and whiskey. The included breakfast is very good. Goodman took great care of us and offered assistance with making hotel reservations...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff and owner are great, great chat, service is great. The location is perfect and the property has a lot of charm. There's a bar with snacks located near an awesome swimming pool that gets a lot of sun. I've stayed here twice now and can't wait to go back

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments. We appreciate your repeat patronage and look forward to welcoming you to Goble Palms again. Kind regards, Leanne

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived late and Goodman was there to show us where to park and to our room. This was the standard of service we received for the four days we were there. We parked at all times in lane way behind Hotel and had no problems, security excellent. Breakfasts were excellent and was good to sit on the veranda. Advise that...

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

We thank you for your review. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay and received the high level of service that our team strives for. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Kind regards, Leanne

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice sprawling property with individually decorated rooms. Very attractive common areas and plenty of space. Great breakfast and a superb honesty bar. Pool. Free wifi. Parking on street but secure as a night watch keeps an eye on the cars. The management is very friendly and staff super competent and accommodating. A real gem in Durban. A few...

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind comments. Thank you for taking the time to do so. Kind regards, Leanne

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming blend of tradition, elegance and style awaits in the gracious surroundings of Goble Palms, a beautiful Edwardian Lodge set high up on the ridge, overlooking the sea. Air-conditioned bedrooms are luxuriously decorated with comforts to pamper. Sumptuous breakfasts in the elegant dining room or on the patio at the pool. Close to city, ICC, golf,sports stadiums,beaches and restaurants. WiFi. Parking. TGCSA 5-Star Guest House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat

Address: 120 Goble Rd | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $66 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“The room closer to the entrance/restaurant is larger and nicer.”
Factfinder90, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely. We particularly liked rooms 11 & 2.”
7arthurh, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms I viewed are delightful”
USAinnkeeper, Nov 26, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms separate from the main house may be quieter with more privacy.”
psm209, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“book well in advance ....”
ottop208, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
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