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Sylvan Grove Guest House

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07/06/2017 08/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an excellent time in Durban - and it all came down to the location. I loved how it's only a couple of minutes drive to the beach and Gateways. The facilities were great and the whole place was clean and tidy in general. The breakfasts were amazing, and even though it wasn't on the menu, the omelettes are...

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Ryan and family Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this review and for your kind words. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Nice to meet you all, looking forward to welcome you back one day ! Warm Regards Amanda & Team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best bed and breakfast in Durban. The rooms are neat and tidy and everything you could need for a stay in Durban. Although not walking distance it is located close to everything you could need and only a short uber ride to most places. The gardens and pool are immaculate. The service is outstanding and probably the best...

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Dear Rebecca Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this nice review and for your kind words. We really appreciate feedback. I am so delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to meet in the near future again! Kind Regards Amanda & Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent indeed! The food and hospitality top notch and the rooms comfortable and clean. Great location!. Well done Amanda and all the other friendly faces. Always a very pleasant stay and highly recommended for business trips too. Home away from home.

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Dear Elmien Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and for your kind words. Feedback is always important to us, as we would like to know where we can improve. It is always nice to welcome you back and I am so happy you feel this is your `second`home ! Looking forward to see you on...

Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A very good position, a short drive to the sea front. A comfortable room with good facilities, and very friendly staff who were really helpful. Secure car parking at the property. Easy access to Durban airport.

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to writing us a review. Your feedback is important to us. I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Warm Regards Amanda & Team

Pretoria
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We planned a weekend breakaway and Amanda and team made sure everything went smoothly so that no time is wasted. Mostly importantly the kids enjoyed it which make its all worthwhile. Thanks for the great stay and hope to see you in future!

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Julian & family Thank you so much for taking the time to writes us a review and for your kinds words. Feedback from the guests are very important to us. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that the kids were entertained! We really hope to see you in the near future again....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Amazing Breakfast served as well as beautiful Buffet, Owner is a very friendly lady, she did her utmost to help us with anything we wished for, made sure her staff was on top of the game, all very friendly and helpful people. The property is beautiful and in good neighbourhood, and there is a nightguard on the property to ensure...

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sylvangrove, Manager at Sylvan Grove Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you much for this lovely review. I am so happy to hear you felt at home and that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to meet you and look after you. We look forward to welcoming you back! Warm Regards Amanda & Team

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We really enjoyed our December holiday and the staff were friendly and helpful. I would like to come back and would for sure tell my friends and family to book at Sylvan Grove guest house for their next holidays.

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Dear Faith and Family Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Sylan Grove Guest House. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed it and you relaxed well. It was such a pleasure meeting you and your family. Hope we seen you soon again. Kind Regards Amanda & Team

Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Very Friendly people and the breakfast is very good. Nice options to choose from. The service is very good, they did not mind printing me documents I needed for work. The mini bar fridge in the room is very nice

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Dear Rozelle Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again. Warm Regards Amanda & team

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

My Mom, daughter and I had a lovely girlie weekend here. It is beautiful and upmarket with a down to earth feel about it. The rooms are simple elegance and have everything you need. The breakfast is gorgeous - a great variety and all so fresh; laid out so beautifully in an elegant dining room. Amanda was so lovely, helpful...

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Dear Diane Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review and for your kind words. I am so sorry about the mop and cleaning bucket story! Please accept our apologies. Thandi is very caring about the guests in her rooms. I am sure she did not realized that it can give a wrong impression. Will...

Darmstadt, Germany
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Situated in a very safe area, 10 min away from downtown, this guesthouse offers clean and comfortable rooms, with sat tv, a/c and minibar w reasonable prices. Wonderful pool, excellent breakfast and good management! To be recommended, with kids!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed staying with us ! We really hope to see you one day again. Warm Regards Amanda & Team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sylvan Grove is a 4 Star Guest House situated in a quiet residential area of Umhlanga Rocks, with a tranquil tropical garden, inviting swimming pool and prolific bird life facing the Indian Ocean. Our double rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, complimentary tea & coffee facilities, hairdryers, bar fridges, safes, telephones, wireless internet & satellite TV. Secure parking on the property. Night guard on duty every evening. The swimming beaches with lifeguards on duty, Gateway Shopping and Entertainment Centre and an extensive choice of restaurants are within a few kilometers. For the sports enthusiasts there are numerous facilities nearby, tennis, bowls, gym, nature walks, deep sea fishing, scuba diving and micro light flying are activities which can easily be arranged. Our coast is renowned for its scenic and world class golf courses. Dolphin and Whale watching, deep sea fishing and scuba diving launch from our local beach. We are a 15 minute drive from the Durban CBD, International Conference Centre, uShaka Marine World, Sibaya and Suncoast Casinos. Umhlanga and La Lucia Ridge Business Parks are close by. The World Heritage Sites of the St. Lucia Wetlands and the Drakensberg Mountains and The Big 5 Game Parks are a 2 hours drive. Children over 5 year welcome. Local and national sight seeing tours arranged. Onsite parking. Airport (20km) and local transfers by arrangement. Major credit cards welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sylvan Grove Guest House

Address: 49 Sylvan Grove | Herrwood Park, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: €78 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sylvan Grove Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are excellently placed and are very quite.”
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