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Pumula Beach Hotel

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a good family hotel, with lots of daily activities to keep the kids busy for hours on end (mostly 5-10 year olds) The location is fantastic, right on the beach (a blue gag status beach nogal) It's a all inclusive package hotel (save for drinks, which are reasonably priced) so leave the belt at home and bring along...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just spent a wonderful 5 nights at this stunning holliday destination . More than a hotel with all meals included.Entertainment for children and adults , gym , spa treatments and pool and beach options to enjoy . Excellent food with a wide variety for all 3 meals . Staff well trained and friendly with a very involved manager making sure...

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Been to this hotel a few times and am always impressed with the physical appearance, cleanliness and staff friendliness. The manager, Philip is a gem and has been working at the helm for many years, a true testament to the standards and values he has for this family friendly hotel. The food has certainly stepped up a notch, and great...

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Spent 7 days at this really beautiful and homely hotel. The setting is fantastic with easy access to the beachfront. The rooms are very tastefully furnished and all sea facing. The table is exceptional. Great variety and superbly presented. Real value for money. Last visited 26 years ago. Would recommend to all. Very child friendly. Great staff and management team....

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

There was a mix up on our booking and the hotel staff made a plan to fix it and get us space. We were extremely grateful. What an experience, great location, amazing food and amazing staff. Will be going back every time back in Sunny SA.

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Shelly Beach, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had made a booking for Sunday Lunch at Pumula Beach Hotel (For Sunday 30/10/2016) and the reception had confirmed that they had reserved a table for us. When we got to the hotel the security at the gate confirmed that our name did appear on the booking list for Sunday lunch. When be passed through reception the friendly ladies...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Loved our room on the ocean side of the property on the upper floors. Very nice room and amenities. Outside areas wonderful with putt-putt course that was fun. Buffet food was good but not great. When we ordered off the menu when the hotel was thinly occupied, the food was very good. The scrambled eggs were runny and tasteless. There...

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Sandton
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We decided to have a 4 day break down at the coast from Johannesburg. We booked for the entire family at Pumula Beach Hotel. What a great experience! This is a 3 star hotel, but it should really be a 5 star family hotel. Phillip and his Team really knows how to look after and spoil a family, especially Mom...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 23 October 2016

On the beach with good security for your vehicle. Attentive friendly staff. Managers in attendance so nothing goes unnoticed. I was impressed that when I booked I was informed of the fact that a small conference was also underway in the hotel. Gave me the choice... Lush well kept gardens. Old English charm, very kidz friendly hotel, perfect for that...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Only about 90kms from Durban resides this family hotel which is very special not only for the amount of food that is on offer but the quality and variety of same.Drika the F&B manager is ever-present ensuring that the waiter services are top notch which they are and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful.Our room was clean and smelt...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Pumula Beach Hotel

Address: 67 Steve Pitts Road, Umzumbe 4225, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umzumbe
Number of rooms: 62
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“Rooms 42 to 48”
 of 5 bubbles 212eugenev, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms will suit a variety of different tastes that cater for all needs,sea views,family rooms,ground floor or high up.”
 of 5 bubbles alandesireed, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs have the best views but steep stairs to get there!”
 of 5 bubbles JillM933, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No room service but easy to choose from resturant and take to room. Higher floors have great views but steps difficult for small children.”
 of 5 bubbles shuggy48Muscat, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are sea facing”
 of 5 bubbles D6330GLjohnk, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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