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Crooked Tree Cottage

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  • Average1%
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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
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf course
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Suites
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Mid-range
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
King Shaka Intl Airport8 mi
Pietermaritzburg Airport41 mi
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All reviews great hosts room was clean and comfortable sea view awesome stay guest house helen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank rejoicenmattheus
Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Thank 986daniel
Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank 463merylo
Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank DebbieVenter
Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded September 15, 2018

Thanks Debbie. Looking forward to seeing you this week.

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Helen thank you very much for warm welcome and excellent hospitality throughout the stay in Durban. I will definately recommend anyone to book in and feel the experience. Its not always where guests feel at home when they travell but your place is one of...More

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Response from Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree CottageResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! I hope we see you again for next years comrades!

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bobbyj861
September 26, 2018|
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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
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"All the rooms are good"
DebbieVenter
Sep 14, 2018
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"All rooms are fantastic.."
B1497BXnicolem
Apr 18, 2016
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"Best View Ever :)))"
SonyaR2
Feb 24, 2016
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"Room 5 overlooked the pool and had good views."
279daved
Oct 22, 2015
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PRICE RANGE
$66 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalUmhlanga Rocks
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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