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Crooked Tree Cottage

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was there for just 2 nights to visit Durban. Very nice, modern and clean rooms and with a little luck you will have a room with a view to the sea. The "Crooked Tree Cottage" was really a good choice - thumb up. Every time agian!

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. I do hope we see you again as we would love to hear more about your travels! More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed it a lot! The owners are very friendly and very helpful. They will go out of their way to make it a joyful time, They also have a lot of tips on what to do in and around Durban. I will definitely stay here again.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the trip and your experience in Durban - it is still the best place to be in winter! We hope you visit again. More 

Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Had a good stay at the Crooked Tree. The hosts are very friendly. The breakfast was great especially the omlette. The view to the sea was amazing and calming. The room was very clean. Couldn't ask for more....

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you Tawanda it was a pleasure to meet you and host you. I hope we see you for future visits. All the best. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My stay at the Crooked Tree Cottage was beyond satisfactory. Not only was my room spacious, well stocked and included an immaculate view, by Helen and the rest of the staff were more than accommodating. I'd definitely recommend stopping off here to anyone who'd be staying in the area. Be it for a night or 10, you won't be disappointed.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful words. I am happy that you had a good experience here and appreciate the feedback. I look forward to hosting you again for another visit to our sunny shores - esp this time of year when everywhere else is so chilly! More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

From the onset my trip was irritating. As I arrived I had to depart quickly and was carrying alot of luggage, the housekeeper asks me to put my bags on the bed as she is mopping (instead of assisting me). Furthermore at 670 a night incl breakfast by room was small and the decor left much to be desired. I... More 

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Hi Kim With regards your review, the saying “you cannot please all of the people all of the time” definitely applies here. In response: You arrived earlier than check in time and as such your suite was not ready, hence my housekeeper asking you to place your luggage on the bed so she could mop. The fact that she did... More 

Fish Hoek, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We only needed to stay for the night, but would have loved to stay longer. Our hostess was most welcoming and very helpful. The location, room and view were absolutely lovely, and it's only a short 20 minute taxi ride to the airport - perfect. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Stay longer next time, this is s great time of year to be here! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We recently had a return stay at the Crooked Tree Cottage and as always the service and facilities were immaculate. The view is to die for and the peace and tranquility is perfect for anyone wanting to get away and just unwind. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Umhlanga. Its location is superb and it's really safe. Thank you... More 

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much Nicole. I hope we see more of you in the future! All the best for the rest of the year. More 

Witbank, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We've stayed at the Crooked Tree Large Cottage which was just an amazing venue for a family. It felt very home-like and the family enjoyed every moment. The cottage had everything we looked for. Thx for a great time.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Paul you and your family were lovely to host and I hope next time you get more of a chance to relax! Thank you for the great review. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

I was at Crooked Tree Cottage for 5 nights, on self-catering. . The service is Top Class, the sheets, shower towels and mates are changed everyday. The Staff is very friendly. From my room i could see the beach. A very nice view to see the sunrise and sunset. The place is in a very quite area and a 15... More 

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Itumeleng thank you for your wonderful review. We are always happy to know we have managed to meet your expectations. I hope we see you both again for another holiday! More 

johannesburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

excellent work darling, I really liked my stay at your B n B, I would recommend anyone who knows what comfort, peace and relaxation in style is, to come to the Crooked tree cottage, its mind blowing views is just amazing.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you Gertrude. I really appreciate your wonderful words and I am glad you have had a peaceful and relaxing time at Crooked Tree. I hope we see you again. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crooked Tree cottage is a lovely 3 Star Bed and Breakfast/Self Catering establishment in the heart of Umhlanga Durban, Kwazulu Natal, one of the top South African holiday accommodation/tourist hot spots. It is a stones throw away from Umhlanga Village with beutiful beaches. The accommodation consists of a choice of a 3-roomed cottage and/or 3 Studio suites, all of which are let as B&B accommodation most of the year. They are both, 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 1 family suite accommodating 2 adults and 2 small children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crooked Tree Cottage

Address: 39 Hilken Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $63 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crooked Tree Cottage 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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