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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 2 nights at the Manaar House in one of the self-catering units. They are very spacious and offer all facilities such as kitchen and laundry appliances. We appreciated the friendly staff and the close proximity to Umhlanga Rocks.

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Wokingham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After 2 weeks extensive travel in SA, involving a lot of long journeys and some very basic accommodation it was an absolute joy and treat to check into the self-catering apartment at Manaar House for the last 2 days of our holiday. The accommodation was spacious, modern, clean and the hosts were incredibly helpful with suggestions for places to visit... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented the large apartment with 2 nice bedrooms, kitchen and large living room. Everything is well kept, nice and modern. All necessary amenities vere available. The decoration was well choosen and the apparment had a nice feel to it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We are so pleased we found the Manaar House. We arrived very early before check-in but were met by Jack and Hermann and made to feel so welcome. The rooms are big and very well equipped. Lovely big bed, large soft fluffy towels and lots of little touches to make staying there a complete pleasure. There is a lovely pool... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We had a restful stay, which was much needed after comrades. My hubby made use of the warm jacuzzi to rest his tired legs. Breakfast was fresh and yum, set out on the terrace by the pool in a stunning garden setting. Bathroom was large and room was clean and had all the amenities you would need. The best for... More 

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Washington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We loved everything about Manaar House! Our room was tastefully decorated and extremely comfortable. Nice sized bathroom and a kitchenette stocked with items at a very good price that we might have had to go out and buy. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful, and served on a beautiful covered terrace next to the pool. Added plus was the care and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights at Manaar House, we were warmly welcomed. Gus and Hermann were wonderful hosts who went out of their way to make sure that all our needs were met. We really enjoyed our stay. Our apartment was very neat and comfortable. The nights were quiet, no noise from the other apartments or the neighbourhood. Breakfast was... More 

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Manaar House for your recent stay in Umhlanga Rocks. We thank you and appreciate the wonderful review you shared relating to your stay at Manaar House. We are delighted to hear that you found your apartment to be clean and comfortable and that you enjoyed the breakfast served each morning on the patio by the swimming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Cosy and friendly, the staff feel like family attending your every need. My room was cleaned daily and neutrally decorated with a very large bathroom. Breakfast was tailored to whatever I fancied and when I asked for something they didn't have, they got it for the next day?! Fantastic place, fantastic staff.....I could easily live there!

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ManaarHouse, Owner at Manaar House, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review of your stay at Manaar House. We so enjoyed meeting you and it was a pleasure to be your hosts. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast in the mornings and that your bedroom was comfortable. I am sure that your sister's wedding went off well. Enjoy the rest of your... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

On our roundtrip through KwaZulu Natal we spent our last night at Manaar House, which is not far from the Airport (taxi approx. ZAR 300). A taxi to Umhlanga centre with its shops and restaurants costs about ZAR 30. Our room was small but cozy, with a large bathroom and very clean and welcoming. The small guest house has only... More 

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your stay at Manaar House and taking the time to post a review. It was great having you stay and look forward to a return visit in the future. Kind regards, Gus More 

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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We stayed for three nights. Our small apartment was comfortable and well-appointed. The whole establishment is aimed at the more discerning traveller and succeeds in its ambition. Service from Gus and Hermann is excellent. Breakfast is freshly prepared to order and very good, especially the fruit salad. There is on-site parking, although less experienced drivers may find the way in... More 

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests , Thank you so much for choosing the Manaar House for your stay and for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and I will share your comments with the team, who will be thrilled to hear that they influenced your experience. Your... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guests have the choice of B & B or self catering accommodation. 2 luxury en-suite double bedrooms with full en-suite bathrooms (separate bath & shower) and 2 well appointed self catering units with modern, fully equipped kitchens. All bedrooms / apartments have satellite TV, air-conditioning, telephone, FREE wireless internet facilities and their own private entrance. Self catering apartments are also fully serviced. Barbeque facilities are available. Swimming pool and hot tub. 2 minutes drive to the beach and Umhlanga Centre. 5 minutes drive to Gateway. Secure undercover parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manaar House

Address: 16 Manaar Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $86 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Manaar House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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