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Crooked Tree Cottage

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the sea view and the room. Loved the fact that parking was so close to room. Hosts were very friendly. Very warm yet private setting. Brilliant location, very central. Would definitely go again.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much Cassandra. Hope we see you again for future trips!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very happy.Will defnitly book at crooked tree cottage in the future. Helen was very accomadating seeing that i did not have a reservation booked. Location is great with sea view + close to shops and resturants.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always great to get positive feedback, I hope we see you again soon.

Durban
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I had a fabulous time at Crookedtree. I like the flexibility of being able to braai and have a few friends over. The rooms were very clean and comfortable with great sea views. Thank you for a lovely stay. Helen thank you so much for your friendliness and your patience. 😊

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. I hope we see you and your family again soon!

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 17 March 2017

good service and excellent help. very friendly hosts. definitely stay there again. situated near to all major routes and malls as well as near the umhlanga pier and beaches. recommend this place when staying in Durban.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank Neventheran for taking the time to review us. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Pretoria
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Was welcomed warmly and the couple is friendly and kind. The room, i slept in was facing the ocean and the view was just magnificent. I a very particular, especially when it comes to cleanliness and was impressed. Will be sleeping there very soon.

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Helenoe, Manager at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review Mandla I am glad to hear we met your requirements and that you are keen to return. We will be glad to host you here again and hope you bring your family next time! Until then.

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely stay here! Very relaxing and used it as our base to visit friends and family in Umhlanga and Durban. Pleasant couple who are both very chatty and helpful. Beware the monkeys!! Quite far from the beach and we thought that there would be traffic noise. It was actually very quiet.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for the taking the time to write this Val. We really are very lucky with the traffic noise as we are so central you would expect it to be noisier, but it is not. And yes the beach is about 1km away but walkable. I do hope we see you again for your next family trip.

Bloemfontein
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Business or leisure, I will definitely choose Crooked Tree Cottage again. Great location. Friendly people and I felt at home. The unit was well equipped making my stay convenient. Next time my family is coming with!

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Hi Frans. Thanks for the great review and for taking the time to place it. Looking forward to meeting your family!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I always stay at Crooked Tree when visiting Durban, ideally placed in Umhlanga this family run B and B provides a welcome retreat. Helen and Reinhard are the perfect hosts and make sure your stay is both relaxing and enjoyable. Five Stars!

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you George. I do hope you are happy to be home with your little one and also hope we get to meet all the family sometime on your future travels! Until next time.

Saldanha Bay Municipality, South Africa
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Past 2months I am staying at TheCrooked Tree for business. I have been treated like royalty. They are always very helpfull. The rooms are very spacious and clean. The breakfast to die for. I can defnitaly recommend The Crooked Tree to everybody.

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

It is a real pleasure to have you staying here. We do hope your trip at all works out the way you want it to.

Northern Ireland
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed with Helen back in Jan 2013 when we went to SA to get married. When we decided to go back to SA last month we had to stay at Crooked Tree Cottage again. It is in a fantastic location. About 20 minutes from the airport, 10 minutes from Durban, 5 minutes from Gateway shopping centre and 2 minutes...

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Helenoe, Owner at Crooked Tree Cottage, responded to this review

Hi Wes and Lisa Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It was really great to see you both especially 2 yeasr after your wedding. We had a little more time to get to know you better and really hope we see you again when you are in this part of the world - don't...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Established in November 2005, Crooked Tree Cottage is a 6 room accommodation establishment located in Umhlanga, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Umhlanga is a premier holiday destination and has the added advantage of being close to some of the business giants located at La Lucia Office Park, Ridgeside (a new development), Gateway and Mount Edgecombe. So we can cater to both the Holiday visitor and Business person alike. There is plenty to do in the area for both types of visitors – beaches, conference centers, restaurants, township tours, kite surfing, mountain biking and most importantly, King Shaka Airport is only 15 min away. Crooked Tree is run by Reinhard and Helen Oehler, both of whom like to take a personal approach to running things. Reinhard is Chief Cook as the breakfasts are his specialty, and Helen runs things in the background, managing bookings, marketing and accounts etc. They both however like to interact with as many of their guests as possible and are often found chatting away at breakfast time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crooked Tree Cottage

Address: 39 Hilken Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: €62 - €84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crooked Tree Cottage 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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