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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good location in a quiet area. Room is spacious. Kids had their own room. Very clean and comfortable. Perfect breakfast with a lot of choice (continental breakfast) The team is just great ! We felt at home

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Olivia Thank you for your lovely review! We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you in the near future again when you are in this area. Kind Regards Amanda & Team More 

Fiji
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure if you can have an actual favourite after only 48 hours but Sylvan Grove has the charisma between the environment and lovely staff to do just that. Having travelled all the way from Fiji for the Int. AIDS Conference to find Durban booked out we were fortunate to get rooms here and were in contact with Amanda Joubert... More 

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Litia Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. Thank you for your kind words. It was so nice to have you and your family here with us. We really enjoyed looking after you! I am so happy to hear that you loved our place! It would only be an honour to have you... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place located in a nice surrounding and the lady was very helpful with information.very easy to be reached from the highway. Good restaurants very closed. Breakfast was a bit poor and although we mentioned one of us is vegan we still did not get anything that suits this diet.

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Yochi Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. It is always good the hear feedback as it helps us to improve where we can. I will definitely have a look at our vegetarian/ vegan menu options. It is important to me to cater for all. We hope to see you one day again. Warm Regards... More 

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136 reviews
57 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Sylvan is a great choice for those like stylish comfort who wish to avoid the high prices and heavily trafficked chain hotels. I spend a night in July 2016. Friendly service from Amanda and a nice courtyard where they served a tasty South African breakfast, included in the price. The rooms are fine - comfy bed, nice fixtures in bathroom.... More 

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review and thank you for your kind words. We are happy to know you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope we have the pleasure to see you one day again, hopefully for a bit longer ! Kind Regards Amanda & Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

A well maintained, quiet and peaceful B&B if you are visiting Durban for pleasure or business. The rooms are more than adequate and well provisioned for your needs. The breakfast is a feast of cold meats, cereals, fruit salads and a full hot, freshly prepared English breakfast too. I'd really recommend this as a place to stay.

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Graham Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward welcoming you back! Kind Regards Amanda & Team More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I found the Management and Staff particularly Amanda and Sonja welcoming ,efficient and very pleasant. The Breakfasts were very good and the Rooms are spotlessly clean and well maintained.We have already booked for our same Trip next year.

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Spencer Thank you for taking the time to write us this nice review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was lovely to have you all here and we look forward welcoming you back next year! Amanda & Team More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Perfect spot to stay for a pre flight overnighter. Beautiful , large and airy room with balcony and sea view. Really nicely decorated. Amanda was very friendly and helpful, as were the breakfast and security staff. 5 minute drive from both beach and restaurants and a short 20 mins to airport even during rush hour.

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Michelle Thank you for taking the time to write us a review on Trip Advisor. It is good to hear feedback and I am so happy you enjoyed it here. We hope to see you in the future again when you pass through this area. Warm Regards Amanda & Team More 

DK-4600
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We only need to sleep at the guest home. Good service over all. Very nice personel. Good service over all. Good room. Good service over all. Good breakfast and good security. Good service over all. Ok

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Anne-Grete Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It is very important to us to have feedback as we would like to know where we can improve. I am happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us. It was nice to meet you and your family. We hope to meet again in... More 

Gaborone, Botswana
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Firstly interacting with the manager Amanda is an absolute pleasure. She is amicable, friendly and so helpful making sure all your needs are attended to. The property is in excellent condition and very safe. The rooms are impeccably clean and comfortable. The freshly prepared breakfasts every morning are 100% delicious combined with prompt service. Will definitely be returning in future

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Noorain Thank you so much for the lovely review and kind words. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! It was really nice to meet you. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Amanda & Team More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

A first rate guest house with all needs catered for. Very spacious bright and comfortable rooms with fine views. The level of cleanliness is first rate and the bed most comfortable. Excellent wi-fi. The manager and her staff extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfast and its variety was superb. Very secure and good parking facilities. Great mini bar in the... More 

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this lovely review and for your kind words. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We are looking forward to welcoming you back when you are in the area again. Warm Regards Amanda & Team More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sylvan Grove is a 4 Star Guest House situated in a quiet residential area of Umhlanga Rocks, with a tranquil tropical garden, inviting swimming pool and prolific bird life facing the Indian Ocean. Our double rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, complimentary tea & coffee facilities, hairdryers, bar fridges, safes, telephones, wireless internet & satellite TV. Secure parking on the property. Night guard on duty every evening. The swimming beaches with lifeguards on duty, Gateway Shopping and Entertainment Centre and an extensive choice of restaurants are within a few kilometers. For the sports enthusiasts there are numerous facilities nearby, tennis, bowls, gym, nature walks, deep sea fishing, scuba diving and micro light flying are activities which can easily be arranged. Our coast is renowned for its scenic and world class golf courses. Dolphin and Whale watching, deep sea fishing and scuba diving launch from our local beach. We are a 15 minute drive from the Durban CBD, International Conference Centre, uShaka Marine World, Sibaya and Suncoast Casinos. Umhlanga and La Lucia Ridge Business Parks are close by. The World Heritage Sites of the St. Lucia Wetlands and the Drakensberg Mountains and The Big 5 Game Parks are a 2 hours drive. Children over 5 year welcome. Local and national sight seeing tours arranged. Onsite parking. Airport (20km) and local transfers by arrangement. Major credit cards welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sylvan Grove Guest House

Address: 49 Sylvan Grove | Herrwood Park, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $82 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sylvan Grove Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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