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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The room was specious, enough for couple with kids. The environment was very friendly and warmly. We felt like we are at home. Helen and her Husband are the best in welcoming and accommodating guests.

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

Thank you for the great review. it was a real pleasure to host you and your family and see your children enjoy the dogs and the beach. I do hope we see you again another time. Until then all the best for the coming year.

Meyerton, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were very happy with the rooms, everything was well serviced and our hosts were very warm and welcoming. Thankyou for your hospitality. I will recommend The Crooked Tree to all my friends and family.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us Marinda. Hopefully the next time you are i Durban the weather is better! All the best for 2017

Newcastle, South Africa
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The service I received at Crooked Tree Cottage was very efficient and very friendly. The room and bathroom were lovely and very comfortable, as well as spotlessly clean. The guesthouse has a great location - only a few minutes away from shops, restaurants and hospitals. I will definitely stay here again!

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

Hi Heather. Many thanks for the review. I hope your hubby is feeling much better. Hopefully we will get to meet him when you are next in Durban. All the best for Christmas.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crooked Tree cottage is a lovely 3 Star Bed and Breakfast/Self Catering establishment in the heart of Umhlanga Durban, Kwazulu Natal, one of the top South African holiday accommodation/tourist hot spots. It is a stones throw away from Umhlanga Village with beutiful beaches. The accommodation consists of a choice of a 3-roomed cottage and/or 3 Studio suites, all of which are let as B&B accommodation most of the year. They are both, ideally suited for those of you who prefer to holiday on a self-catering basis. The cottage can accommodate 6-7 guests and the studio units can accommodate 2 sharing with 1 family suite accommodating 2 adults and 2 small children. ... 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: $98 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crooked Tree Cottage 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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