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Five Burnham

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Anchorage, Alaska
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Hilary and her staff went above and beyond our expectations. The room, beds, décor, staff and atmosphere are excellent. Hilary went over the top to help us due to some travel difficulties (self induced), I would highly recommend to stay at Five Burnham every time you have an opportunity.

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1 Thank ackermd
Greater London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hilary is a great host. Very welcoming from the off. Nothing is too much trouble. The room was large and well furnished and overlooked the pool. The large bathroom was clean with a great shower. Plenty of choice at breakfast with the hot selection freshly cooked. (It would be helpful to have a little card on each table listing the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally when traveling on business I wouldnt have thought of staying at a Guest House. However I was travelling with a colleague and his wife who after a few days of business were staying on in SA for a holiday. His wife booked the guest house for us. It was an excellent choice. My room with ensuite shower room was... More 

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Fiveburnham, Owner at Five Burnham, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review Richard. It was wonderful having you and your colleague staying with us at Five Burnham - you were a pleasure to have! I would have loved to have seen your daughter's face when you showed her the picture of the local monkey with her baby! Kind regards Hilary More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The venue is gorgeous and the staff extremely friendly & helpful. We wish we had more time to enjoy all that the guest house had to offer, i.e. lovely pool area and lounge. Next time we will ensure we book early enough to enjoy one of the larger rooms.

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Fiveburnham, Manager at Five Burnham, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We really enjoyed having you! More 

Taupo
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great location and facilities. Fantastic host in Hillary who goes out of her way to make guests feel welcome. Rooms are very clean and in excellent condition. Nice view from the top deck. Fantastic breakfast.

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Fiveburnham, Manager at Five Burnham, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We really enjoyed having you! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I had a most enjoyable time. The service staff were friendly, most helpful and very pleasant. My late arrival was well organised and Fray greeted us so warmly after our late flight in. There was a parking space as reserved on arrival. Lovely welcoming entrance and lounging areas. The pool area is lovely. Its a quaint space. breakfast which was... More 

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Fiveburnham, Owner at Five Burnham, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I was so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, however I do apologize profusely for the few unpleasant "incidentals" that happened while I was away overseas. I really do appreciate any observations, complaints or compliments, as I have only recently taken over the running of this establishment and would love it to thrive!... More 

Knysna, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I arrived at 5 Burnham and was suitably impressed by the location, the general areas and the welcome from Gugu was excellent. My room however was a huge disappointment - no windows! Felt like a room in a cellar. So no matter how good the rest of the stay may be the room was unacceptable for an establishment of this... More 

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Fiveburnham, Manager at Five Burnham, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your input. I have recently taken over this guesthouse and agree with you. The room you were booked into was only used an "emergency" in the past. But perhaps we should turn it into a wine cellar! More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This guest house was amazing. It is situated in a good location and the room we stayed in was amazing. A very african touch to it, spacious, clean and professional. The staff were friendly and accommodating at all times. They had a very relaxing pool area as well. Overall an excellent place to stay and I would refer it to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Lovely restful environment with a beautiful pool and honesty bar. Staff and manager are friendly and cheerful, Gugu made the best breakfast to start your day with. Beach and a variety restaurants are 1km away.

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

great rooms. great service, very good location for the great restaurants, good breakfast. we are close to the very best restaurants in umhlanga. Luigi's was exceptionally good so was the little Havana in umhlanga

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This luxurious 4 star (SATGC) graded accommodation in Umhlanga. AA Travel Awards finalist for 2 years. 7 rooms en-suite. All rooms have air conditioning, fans, coffee/tea making facilities, fully stocked mini bar, WiFi, DStv. Tuscan style buffet and English breakfast is served. Sea views from the bar and barbeque/lounge area upstairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Five Burnham

Address: 5 Burnham Dr | La Lucia, Durban 4051, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: RM433 - RM1,009 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Five Burnham 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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