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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had the best and comfortable stay with my friend at the Bnb, the rooms are nice and cozy, spacious, the only thing that was a concern is that on the advertisement it stated "Sea vie facing room" but that is not quite as this gave us the impression that the place is by the sea - but at a...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Anchor's Rest Guest House is a stone's throw / walk from the restaurant and social scene in Umhlanga. It's a well maintained guest house with highly personable hosts. I only stayed one night, but I can see how families would enjoy the self carering option.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Staff were friendly, extremely helpful and accommodating. I was very impressed with the attention to detail right down to the little pair of scissors on the tea tray to cut all sachets. Kitchen was well equipped and I was surprised with the price for the room! Will definitely be back?

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Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Shiloh Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you will be back. We so enjoy welcoming guests back to Anchor's Rest for successive visits, so it will be a pleasure to welcome you back, hopefully in the near future. It is very heartwarming to read that you found our...

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A home away from home. The environment is welcoming, friendly and warm. The breakfast is more then satisfying. The accommodation is comfortable and suitable to even a business traveller. The location is perfect for entertaining clients.

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Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on Anchor's Rest. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our Guest House suitable for your needs, as well as the location being ideal for entertaining clients. Umhlanga Rocks is a wonderful little gem on the north coast with so much to offer...

Midrand, South Africa
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Had a very warm & pleasant stay at the Anchors Guest lodge. The place is immaculate & very friendly and professional staff. The owners Cilla & Peter really take pride in their business ensuring customer satisfaction. I will be sure to visit again. Regards, Kreesan

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Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Kreesann Thank you for taking the time to write a review, which we were so pleased to read as it is important to us that our guests enjoy their time spent at Anchor's Rest. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we do hope that you will return in the not too distant future for a...

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Home from home! Fabulous place to stay. Lovely setting in a perfect location. Private garden. Very spacious room and kitchenette very adequately fitted out. Nice pool and surrounds. Will definitely be back. Thanks to great hosts, Peter and Cilla.

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Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's Rest, responded to this review

Dear Sue Thank you so much for your lovely review, which was a pleasure for us to read. It was lovely meeting you and hearing about life in your neck of the woods. Hope all was well when you returned home and that your beautiful pooch greeted you very enthusiastically. We hope that you will return to Anchor's Rest for...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Excellent quality for resonable money. Owners Cilla and Peter and Manageress Sindy - agreeable people. They are very friendly and create a homelike atmosphere in Anchor's Rest Guest House. We would like to return with pleasure for more time and good rest

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Dear Mikhail Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review on Anchor's Rest. We so enjoyed meeting you and hearing about life in Russia, which is a country that we would love to visit. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time spent with us and hope that the rest of your holiday in S.A. was...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Quality appearance from the start. Clean comfortable stay in rooms with all ameneties. A warm home away from home feel. Excellent breakfast, with a wide variety of choice. Great personalized owner touch, engaging on all levels.

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Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016

It was an absolutely lovely experience! The property is very clean & well kept and the bed was the most comfortable we have ever slept in.The bedrooms, dining area and lounge are very upmarket & tasteful. The Staff are very friendly & courteous. A lovely 'home-away-from-home' experience.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We came to SA to a friends wedding and has a fantastic stay at Anchors Rest, Sandy really looked after us and we would like to say a massive thank you to her for making our first trip to SA an enjoyable one...

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Anchor’s Rest is a small, friendly, relaxed guest house with the emphasis on peace, tranquillity and the personal touch. Whether you are on holiday or business, we will provide you with an ideal retreat and a warm welcome.Tropical gardens, sparkling pool, warm ambience and excellent service await you at Anchor's Rest, located in the centre of Umhlanga Rocks. An easy walk to the shops, restaurants, coffee bars, beaches and vibrant night life. The Guesthouse boasts four fully appointed en-suite bedrooms all of which are Wireless Internet enabled, with all the luxury and comfort for which we have become renowned.Each suite is delightfully furnished and has every modern facility, convenience and comfort - including air-conditioning and heating, king size bed with cool cotton percale linen, complimentary bathroom toiletries, hospitality tray, books and magazines for guests’ reading pleasure, personal safe and hairdryer. All rooms lead directly to the pool or garden and have private entrances.A full English or Continental Breakfast is served every morning.After a busy day sight-seeing, or sun tanning on the beach, relax around a sparkling pool, enjoying the magnificent weather and warm hospitality of the hosts. In the evening, bar-b-que under the stars, dine al fresco in the gardens, or stroll into Umhlanga to enjoy a variety of cuisine at any number of good quality restaurants.Secure off street parking is provided, airport transfers, car hire and private tours can be arranged. Solar heated swimming pool. Visa, MasterCard and Diners credit card facilities. Daily laundry service. Children 10 years and older are welcome. ... more   less 

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Address: 14 Stanley Grace Crescent, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $115 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchor's Rest 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“If walking a problem make sure you ask for a room that doesn't have a steep staircase.”
 of 5 bubbles SharonS193, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in one of the double rooms, as the larger rooms were booked, yet we were more than comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles AndyLawler, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Lovely s/c room in the garden on lower level”
 of 5 bubbles UARtraveler, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Strelitza room was delightful.”
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“We had the garden rooms on the lower level and we were more than happy with their location quiet and relaxing!”
 of 5 bubbles Penwyllt, 20 Feb 2015 | Read review
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