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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Goble Palms is a beautiful guest house, which reminded us to a XIX century British house, with tee tables, fountains and patios. It has all commodities that you could need to make you feel like at home, including a small, cozy English pub for self-service. The best of all was the staff, they were very kind with us. I could...

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

A timeless and comfortable English Country House feel is what we have tried to achieve to make our guests feel at home. Thank you for your compliments. Kind regards Leanne

Paris, France
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed 2 nights in the guest lodge and were fully satisfied with our stay! The hotel itself is located in a quiet street, with a parking space and feels very safe. The room was spacious with everything needed, and maintained clean. The staff was super nice and helpful! We can only recommend the place !

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation. We really appreciate it. Kind regards Leanne

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 September 2016

everything was perfect at Goble Palms: the owner, Lionel, was extremely helpful with suggestions for everything from dinner reservations to changing a flat tire for us, then giving directions on where to buy a new one. Our room (#20) was spectacular, with views of Durban and the Indian Ocean. Breakfast was delicious, and every single employee, especially Goodman, went out...

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We are thrilled that you loved your stay. We are always happy to assist with recommendations to make the most of your time in Durban. Glad Lionel was able to help with your tyre! I have passed your message on to him, Goodman and our staff - thank you. Kind regards Leanne

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A beautiful, tastefully decorated guesthouse with friendly staff and excellent service. Breakfast was a treat! I will definitely be back, when I get to Durban again. Thank you Goble Palms, for the lovely time.

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

We thank you for staying with us and look forward to hosting you again in the future. Kind regards Leanne

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 September 2016

What a great guest house. Very nice decorated hotel. all the rooms are very cosy. Nice big beds, clean bathrooms and the staff is wonderfull and very helpful. Gloria was our sons favorite She was just so nice to him. played with him during breakfast so we could eat. There's a cute bar underneath the breakfast room where you could...

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Gloria was thrilled to receive your review! - much appreciated. Kind regards Leanne

Bethlehem, South Africa
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay - 4 nights and our host had been super; driving us to class in the mornings and fetching us in the afternoons. Lionel went out of his way to accommodate our every need, phoning cabs, driving us. And then of course, the ever present Vincent - worth his weight in gold - thank you Vincent....

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for booking at Goble Palms once again Anita, and for your kind comments. We are most pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Leanne

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We enjoyed the friendly and obliging service here. I loved the comfy spaces in garden and on good old fashioned verandas to relax and enjoy the hospitality. Very central for our needs. The delicious breakfast was an added bonus.

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I have passed this on to our team who constantly strive to offer our guests good service. Kind regards Leanne

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Wonderful old style charm and service to match. From the time we arrived we were treated like VIPs. Vincent (I can only presume - the manager) is as charming, welcoming and friendly as the property itself. Will definitely stay there again. Conveniently located.

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

Wonderful that you were able to re-visit your old neighbourhood, and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Leanne

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely accommodation with clean rooms & friendly staff. Small parking area at the back, not completely secure, but lots of cars parked on the street. Breakfast was ample & very tasty! Great Indian food just 5 minute walk away. Pool looked really nice, just too cold in August!

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Caroline. We are glad that you enjoyed our accommodation and service. Kind regards Leanne

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A beautiful guesthouse just far enough out to be in a really nice suburb. Staff were amazing and everyone very nice and helpful. Beautiful classic furniture and a nice view over the harbour. Not a problem for us, but there are a lot of stairs to go anywhere, so if you have mobility issues it could be a problem.

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We are most pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our Urban Retreat. Thank you for your review. Kind regards Leanne

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming blend of tradition, elegance and style awaits in the gracious surroundings of Goble Palms, a beautiful Edwardian Lodge set high up on the ridge, overlooking the sea. Air-conditioned bedrooms are luxuriously decorated with comforts to pamper. Sumptuous breakfasts in the elegant dining room or on the patio at the pool. Close to city, ICC, golf,sports stadiums,beaches and restaurants. WiFi. Parking. TGCSA 5-Star Guest House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat

Address: 120 Goble Rd | Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: RM299 - RM463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“The room closer to the entrance/restaurant is larger and nicer.”
 of 5 bubbles Factfinder90, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely. We particularly liked rooms 11 & 2.”
 of 5 bubbles 7arthurh, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms I viewed are delightful”
 of 5 bubbles USAinnkeeper, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms separate from the main house may be quieter with more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles psm209, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“book well in advance ....”
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