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Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat

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Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is not a my idea of a 4 star guest house. I would give it two stars. I stayed in two separate rooms for a two night stay (this was fine as it was part of the arrangement). Both rooms were very dated and didn't look as if they've been refurbished in a very long time. There is a...

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New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location provides easy walking access to restaurants, night life and beaches. Decor in public and guest rooms is elegant. Owner and staff are friendly and helpful. Breakfasts are excellent. Onsite pub is convenient for those wanting to have a drink. Amenities include all contemporary requires. Goble Palms continues to receive great reviews because owner and staff are transparently focused on...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

This B&B has a friendly staff, especially Goodman, who went above and beyond to make sure my companion and I were comfortable. However, the place could use updating - there is no ventilation in the rooms (at least not the one I stayed in), so the windows in the bedroom and bathroom are permanently open (about 4-5 inches) to combat...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a very enjoyable stay, we felt the rooms could be a little more upgraded, especially the carpets, which were stained and the bath leaked. Otherwise we enjoyed the stay. the staff were excellent and the breakfast was up to standards.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

dreamlike ... the pure movie set, we felt us very comfortable. The breakfast is extensive and delicious and one is quite inclined to spend the whole day in this house. The area is relatively safe, so you can go without any problems to the fantastic nearby small restaurants at night. In the house is a small bar for self serve...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This guest house is full of character and history. Gorgeous hideaway tucked in the urban hills of Durban. Great staff and helpful to your needs. I would defiantly recommend having a car or access to transport due to location

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A great spot with very friendly staff, a good breakfast was on offer. Rooms were neat and tidy. And serviced daily. Bed was comfortable, linen was clean and fresh. Location was perfect for our requirements

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Lodge is filled with character and charm, with a wonderful character. It is in a very convenient part of Durban, minutes from any part of town you might care to go. There are bars and restaurants nearby, including an excellent curry-house by the name of Mali's. The staff are wonderful, led by Lionel the owner and Vincent his lieutenant,...

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem in Morningside Durban, from the wonderful hospitality from the onset by Goodman, to the friendly smiles from the staff at breakfast. The Room was comfortable and private. Definitely value for money!

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Durban
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Comfortable, quaint little b&b. Vincent was awesome! Such a happy guy so helpful and made us feel right at home. Rooms are clean and gorgeous well worth the price! I would stay there again in a heart beat and its in a great location close to everything

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $90 - $169 (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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“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
“Room 2 needs a revamp - we paid more to stay in a larger room, but moved to a smaller room simply because we prefered the interior more.”
 of 5 bubbles tree10075, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any room in this establishment is good! It is very quiet at night and noise levels start picking up at around 6am.”
 of 5 bubbles RachellePotgieter1, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
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