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Kings Langley, UK
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are several things we weren't told about this guest house. The first is that it is on a steep hill so you can't walk anywhere. Secondly, it has loads of steps and is on several different levels. This is all fine if you are fairly fit, but not fine if you are not. There is a small pool which...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based around several interlinking courtyards with lovely plants and water features, with a pool in the main one, this is a wonderful, secluded retreat on the outskirts of Durban which has a pleasant colonial feel, near (but not walking distance) to Florida Road with its selection of nice restaurants. Honesty bar with a small but adequate selection of drinks. Gorgeous...

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Thank Emma J K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a stay in Durban. Nice staff give you excellent service. So nice breakfast is served on terrace. Nice rooms with personality and charming furniture. Placed in area about 10 min drive from center. 15. Min. Walk to the stadium and extra 10 min. Walk to golden mile beach. Only two sun beads at pool so be quick. Possibility to...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived on Friday afternoon, and was welcomed by Goodman, and shown to a delightful room. Lovely feeling to the guest house, decor well chosen, and all over a well kept Guest House. The location was great for me as I had to be in Morning Side . Room had a complimentary tray. A little patio to the outsdie. Breakfast...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable restaurant in a convenient spot. Old charm with modern convenience. Good breakfast and service - we will remember the friendly smile and helpful attitude of Vincent (Victor?) for a long time.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Durban for a weekend getaway. Booked two rooms, deluxe room ok. Room 10 next to the bar was awful. When we arrived found it strange why the doors to the room were open, however gave it the benefit of the doubt, after half an hour my son called for me to come to the room, it smelt so...

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Würzburg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Goble Palms is a beautiful house in a great location. At night it´s absolutely quiet. The garden is a gem. All people working there were very friendly and helpful. We had a very good breakfast which we could have on the terrace. Having a little pub in the guest house was very convient. We also could sit on a beautiflul...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Gobal Palms and I wish we could return more often. The lodge itself is so tranquil and beautiful it really takes your breath away and it is true to its colonial style. The staff couldn't do more to assist you and they really are an asset to the place......we cannot wait to return

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 15 January 2017

just marvellous I wish we had more days to spend here. rooms are super stylish and spacious. breakfast delicious and served om a beatiful terrace with ocean view. Lush garden and a small but cozy pool make the staying at Goble Palm a fantastic retreat

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Very nice big rooms and barhrooms. Location great with lots of outdoor patios and restaurants in walking distance. Great Indian place just down the block. Small pool but still sufficient for a cooling dip after a day of sightseeing Durban.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: €63 - €98 (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 ....”
 of 5 bubbles ottop208, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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