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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The overall stay was good , the staff are very friendly and helpful. They even assist us with an additional night even though they were fully booked.Called other guest home in the area to assist .Really appreciated the personal touch to that. Breakfast is awesome.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small B&B with a good location near the hub of Umhlanga activities. We only stayed one night but found the venue to be easily accessible set in a quiet suburb with views of the sea. Our hosts were charming and accommodating and the room had all the facilities we could want. Our only complaint, if you could... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I now I am near the ocean because of the room decor and you get that holiday feeling. The breakfast is excellent from the fruit to the hot breakfast. Always look forward to it. Feel safe and parking on the property is secure.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The rooms are too close together with very little soundproofing so you can hear all activities in the other rooms. And the first person up to shower will wakeup everyone else. Parking is also very limited.

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The rooms are next to each other as they would be in a hotel. As far as I know, most B&B's would have the rooms next to each other - not quite sure how they could be separated. I have wondered about noise before, but as no-one has complained I have thought that it was... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I always enjoy booking a room at Umbrella Tree , Staff are friendly , Lesley and Janine are always helpful , Rooms are bright and comfy , hot and cold breakfast is served with great fresh fruit all year round ...Every trip going to Durban is an Umbrella Tree Stay...

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Neil, thanks so much for your lovely review. You know we always enjoy having you. Love the chats :) Looking forward to your next trip. More 

Kempton Park, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Clean and tidy room. Shower and bath in modern bathroom. Tea and coffee available at all times. Very close to shops and restaurants although not in walking distance. No hairdryer in the room. Very steep driveway.

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review! I do have hairdryers on request. Too many have 'walked' so I no longer leave them in the room. For the benefit of others reading this review, the driveway is on a slope but by Durban standards it is not bad at all. I realise that for someone living in a flat area, it may... More 

Utrecht
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The place is in an awesome location, easy to find. The rooms are very clean and modern and the ocean views are amazing .The owners and staff are very friendly and extremely helpful. I really enjoyed my stay :)

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review. Always very happy to hear that people have enjoyed their stay :) More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We were only passing by three for a night but it was absolutely fabulous. It's a family run B&B, the owner is very friendly, talkative and helpful. The rooms are quite big and spotless. Good brekkie, only that you need to announce the time you wanna have breakfast the night before as she'll prepare it freshly. The owner told us... More 

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Hahahaha! We are not about to leave anytime soon. Thanks for your lovely review - very happy to hear it was 'fabulous'. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great service. Clean and beautiful rooms. Lovely breakfast. Will definitely stay there again. Our hosts were very accomodating and friendly. The room even had a balcony with a sea view. Satellite TV was a plus.

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Thanks so much for your lovely review. Really appreciate hearing that you will stay again :) More 

Graz, Austria
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2016

we spent as a family one night at Umbrela tree house, people there are very friendly, rooms clean, well maintained, very good and enough breakfast, parking perfect (protected area), located Close to Umshlanga Rock, many Restaurants nearby, beach, only 15 to 25 min drive to Durban city

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Thanks for your lovely review! Happy to hear you had a good experience :) More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely self-contained B&B, separate from main house. We offer a clean, comfortable and relaxed stay in the heart of Umhlanga. Close to all main attractions and business areas. All three en-suite bedrooms have beautiful sea views, TV, aircon and ceiling fans. Other perks include swimming pool, DSTV, laundry service, tea & coffee, secure parking, internet access, wireless hotspot. Delicious full breakfasts served. Separate 1 roomed suite has its own kitchen and en-suite bathroom with separate bath and walk-in shower. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umbrella Tree House

Address: 37 Hilken Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: RM293 - RM391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Umbrella Tree House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Sea view rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles X1242NFpatrickm, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 3”
 of 5 bubbles piggleytwiggley, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The room we had was separate from the house . This was nice as there is a kitchen/lounge for your use.”
 of 5 bubbles AnneK859, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All the room have the sea view. Corner Suite are very private.”
 of 5 bubbles 677brunav, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All 3 rooms available has a sea view! Lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles 7renee5, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
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