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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My stay with my husband was very wonderful. We would go back a million times, brilliant staff with great service. Well done guys.. This is the best place for everyone, would recommend to people to try it for these holidays.

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Claire C, Owner at Lavender Moon, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. I do hope we see you a million times more :). And love hearing the staff are brilliant, I will be sure to pass on the message to them.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I am a UK citizen and been working in SA for the past 6 months, stayed in many guesthouses, B&B's and hotels in Jozi and Durban. I have to say that this, by far is the best place I have stayed. We arrived on Tuesday afternoon after an 18 hour total travel time from Glasgow and we were welcomed by...

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Claire C, Owner at Lavender Moon, responded to this review

This is terrible, I thought I had responded to your review Shahid. I can even remember some of my response, but see here it is not... But thank you for the lovely review!! We all loved having you and your family here and I was sorry I couldn't accommodate you longer. I hope you have met other wonderful South Africans...

Port Owen, Velddrif
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Claire and her team are exceptional. The rooms are beautiful and very comfortable. We felt at home from the time we arrived and I was made to feel very special on my birthday. The breakfast was unique and we even requested the same on our second morning. The guest house is in a wonderful location and is so convenient for...

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Claire C, Owner at Lavender Moon, responded to this review

Thank you Heather, I am glad we could make you feel even half as special as you are. It was wonderful having you and your husband here, and wait to see the photos of the breakfast when you try it :) We all look forward to welcoming you back here.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at Lavendermoon for 5 extremely comfortable nights. The owner Clair and her staff offer the highest of standards, service,cleanliness and comfort. The bed and breakfast has 4 beautiful bedrooms, I actually requested the smallest one at the back because it is my favourite, full large bathroom and a very comfortable luxurious room with every...

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Claire C, Owner at Lavender Moon, responded to this review

Thanks Juliette, it was great having you here, and you soon started to feel like you just belonged here and was sad to say good bye!! It was lovely meeting you and hope you get sent back here soon.. 😉

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 8 September 2016

By far the best B&B I have ever stayed at. From the extremely friendly and welcoming staff, to a big, clean and really comfortable environment. From a delectable and unique restaurant-quality breakfast, to an unbelievable human of an owner. I would recommend Lavender Moon to anyone!

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Claire C, Owner at Lavender Moon, responded to this review

Aaaw!! Thanks TracyLee, we all loved having you here, and cant wait to have you again. Thank you for the awesome review.

Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 August 2016

By far the most friendly welkom and hospitality we have had in SA ( and nearly all our other experiences, 17 in a month, were nice as well) I only can speak in superlatives about the rooms, the beds in special (I finally can sleep with my feeds " inside"), clean/new sheets etc etc. The livingroom and the veranda are...

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Claire C, Owner at Lavender Moon, responded to this review

Hi Davids Family, It was lovely having you all here, and 2 days was too short. It is definitely the hardest part of this job is saying good bye to guests that become like family. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay here, and felt at home. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in SA and...

Reviewed 24 July 2016

I recently had the good fortune to be unable to find a room at any of the local hotels in Durban or the surrounding region due to a large conference that was taking place in the city. Turning to the list of B&B i selected Lavender Moon and had a simply fabulous experience. Claire your host greets you upon arrival...

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Claire225c, Owner at Lavender Moon, responded to this review

Thanks Alan, I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay so much. We always strive to make our guests feel at home. We want everyone to feel that they come back, not only as a guest but as a friend as well. We look forward to having you back here some day.

Reviewed 1 June 2016

I have stayed in a number of BnB's in Umhlanga for work, but Lavender moon (formerly A'Viletta Guest House" is by far my favourite. The staff are all extremely friendly, the breakfasts are delicious, the rooms are always superb and all in all one really gets that "home away from home" feeling when staying here. I will definitely be coming...

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Claire225c, Owner at Lavender Moon, responded to this review

Thanks Cameron. I am so glad it has the home away from home feeling, it is my goal to keep it that way. We always love welcoming guests back and look forward to having you here again.

Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Myself and two daughters (1 and 4) stayed at Lavender Moon for two weeks and had such a wonderful time. We had family occupying two of the other rooms and it was lovely that we could all feel relaxed and enjoy the guesthouse together. The owner, Claire went above and beyond to meet our needs and was so very welcoming....

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Claire225c, Owner at Lavender Moon, responded to this review

Thank you Crystal, We missed all of you when you had left, breakfasts were so quiet again. We loved having your family here and look forward to having you here every time you back in Durban. Hope the girls are doing well. Cant wait to see how much they will have grown by the time you all come back.

Reviewed 9 November 2015

I can't recommend this B&B highly enough. Maria is a charming and attentive hostess. The rooms are well appointed and spotless. The breakfasts are varied and delicious. It is no wonder this establishment has so many regular customers. She went out of her way to offer us a sea-facing room and the service here cannot be faulted. Sorry Maria, it's...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Previously known as A'Viletta, Lavender Moon is perfectly positioned in Umhlanga Rocks, with its mixed unique facilities is able to accommodate holiday makers and business professionals alike. If you are looking for a quiet getaway, the privacy of Lavender Moon will suit you perfectly. Durban offers a multitude of entertainment, whether it be to enjoy the city lights, the Village atmosphere of Umhlanga Rocks and its street-side cafe's, restaurants and pubs, The Gateway Theatre of Shopping experience, a sunny time on our golden beaches or a quiet time at our Guest House. Luxurious. Serene. Lavender Moon ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lavender Moon

Address: 58 Westridge Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa (Formerly 'a Viletta Guest House)
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: RM360 - RM453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lavender Moon 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Sea view rooms are stunning in the morning!”
 of 5 bubbles ShahidAli7, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2 of the 4 rooms have seasight.”
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“I like room 2 & 3.”
 of 5 bubbles Gcobane_Quvile, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
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