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Crooked Tree Cottage

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Established in November 2005, Crooked Tree Cottage is a 6 room accommodation establishment located in Umhlanga, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Umhlanga is a premier holiday destination and has the added advantage of being close to some of the business giants located at La Lucia Office Park, Ridgeside (a new development), Gateway and Mount Edgecombe. So we can cater to both the Holiday visitor and Business person alike. There is plenty to do in the area for both types of visitors – beaches, conference centers, restaurants, township tours, kite surfing, mountain biking and most importantly, King Shaka Airport is only 15 min away. Crooked Tree is run by Reinhard and Helen Oehler, both of whom like to take a personal approach to running things. Reinhard is Chief Cook as the breakfasts are his specialty, and Helen runs things in the background, managing bookings, marketing and accounts etc. They both however like to interact with as many of their guests as possible and are often found chatting away at breakfast time.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf course
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Great View
Full view
Getting there
King Shaka Intl Airport8 mi
Pietermaritzburg Airport41 mi
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All reviews rooms are fantastic great hosts a great sea view room was clean and comfortable a king size bed excellent hospitality safe parking enjoyed my stay home away from home guest house location is great a great stay easy access business trip spent nights free wifi helen
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice host that suggested restaurants to go to and offered a different breakfast everyday which was great. Thanks Helen. WIFI conection is good and the bed was comfortable, what more can ou ask for?

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Coastal23203465073
Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded 4 days ago

Glad we met your needs and more I hope. Until next time!

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I don’t even know where to begin! My stay here was super amazing. Helen, thank you so much I can’t even begin to express the hospitality I have received. The room was amazing, the breakfast unbelievable. I even received an awesome to go breakfast pack....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank rejoicenmattheus
Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded October 28, 2018

It was a real pleasure to host you and many thanks for taking the time to review us. I hope Joeys is as fun as you were expecting! Until next time.

Reviewed October 18, 2018

I spent 4 nights at the Crooked Tree Cottage.I was greeted with a friendly smile and shown around the guest house.The room was spacious, clean, and had everything I needed.Beautiful view, well located, and a friendly couple.Will defiantly be returning in the near future.

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Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 986daniel
Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded October 19, 2018

Hi Daniel Thanks again - hope business goes well and hope we see you again soon.

Reviewed October 18, 2018

Had a lovely weekend with my family. Helen welcomed us at the gate and made us feel very welcome. The cottage rooms were very clean with a lovely sea view. Breakfast was nice especially the omelette which is a must try.

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Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 463merylo
Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded October 19, 2018

Thanks again Meryl. My hubby will be happy to hear that his omellette was enjoyed. Until next time....

Reviewed September 14, 2018

This is really a fantastic place to stay.Everything you need is at your fingertips. Owners are very friendly and assist with anything you need. We enjoy our stay there every time. This place is good for Business trips and even Holidays with your family.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank DebbieVenter
Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded September 15, 2018

Thanks Debbie. Looking forward to seeing you this week.

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Hi there. Thanks for the message Can you give me rough dates and guests numbers please. Also if you are all adults or adults and children. Kind regards Helen Crooked Tree
Room Tips
"All the rooms are good"
Sep 14, 2018
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"All rooms are fantastic.."
Apr 18, 2016
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"Best View Ever :)))"
Feb 24, 2016
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"Room 5 overlooked the pool and had good views."
Oct 22, 2015
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$70 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalUmhlanga Rocks
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