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Pumula Beach Hotel

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Sandton, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.... More 

Thank AdvenioPS
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Warren B
Shelly Beach, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

Thank gv1956
Cleveland, Ohio
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139 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

Thank Stitcher49
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27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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... More 

Thank Eugene V
Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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... More 

Thank Sue B
Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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... More 

Thank alandesireed
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a wonderful place to get away from it all. Excellent service, comfortable rooms with stunning views and amazing food! We really enjoyed our stay and would love to go back soon! There were so many little areas where we could hold our meetings without making use of the actual conference venue. We played mini-golf and walked on the beach... More 

Thank Jill M
Somerset West, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We wanted a mid week break and found the Pumula Hotel. Oh my goodness me what a wonderful experience. The rooms were so comfortable, staff really good, and the best of all the wonderful meals!! Really fantastic !! We so enjoyed our stay. We are grandparents and just know all our granchildren would have the most wonderful time at Pumula.... More 

Thank lindawaite
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We ended up at Pumula after being let down buy another place. Fortunately they were able to accommodate us at last minute. A great place for the entire family more especially the kids. There is more than enough daily activities to keep them busy. Its perfect for kids aged toddlers - 10years. The older kids don't find it as exciting... More 

Thank Segurl

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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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