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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely stunning B&B. We will definitely be back and only make use of your B&B in future. It was so relaxing, clean and very well kept. Thank you very much Lesley! See you soon. Kind regards, Teresa

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. It was lovely to have you. Hope I do see you again :)

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great time and great stay place was just what we wanted. It was great to be able to get to the different places quickly very central. The people that helped us check in very friendly and helpful when asked anything. All round great place and great stay.

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. Very happy to hear you had a good experience :)

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The service was excellent. Just not enough of privacy. The room and kitchen is too close to each other, there is not enough of space.the kitchen for a self catering unit should be a little bigger.....

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. I am very happy that you found the service excellent, however, I'm a little confused about your complaint of not enough privacy as the room you booked is our most private room with no-one next to you and a completely private entrance. Do you perhaps mean there is no privacy within the unit from...

Howick, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Leslie welcomed us very warmly when we arrived. The room was delightful with an amazing sea view, clean and well appointed. We slept very comfortably and had a wonderful breakfast in the morning on a lovely terrace - fresh fruit, cereals and nuts were available and we thoroughly enjoyed our cooked breakfast - just the way we like it! We...

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review Ann. Very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and would be very happy to see you return.

Centurion
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Good: We enjoyed our stay. the rooms are cozy and very romantic. I would definately recommend it especially for couples or if you are going solo I found the parking spot quite steep and intimidating you need but overall the place is beautiful, owner professional and definately would book it again

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This b&b is quite a gem?! We arrived late in the evening and the owner (Lesley) welcomed us and showed us to our room. We had a little cottage, which was perfect for two. The place was clean and spacious. The breakfast was excellent. Overall Lesley and her team took care of us and we had a wonderful stay.

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review Ryan. Very happy to hear you had a good stay and we do see you again someday :)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 December 2016

No maintenance gets done and they accuse guests of breaking their things. The place is not well maintained. Rules are changed when the lady feels like it. I will not recommend to anyone and will definitely not be staying here again.

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Wow! Where to start? This person was a guest from hell from the get-go. If we could rate guests, I would have scored her a minus 10. To start with she misled me by saying that they were a group of adults and only one matric student. When they arrived it was clear that they were only a year or...

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The Umbrella Tree House is located in a very nice residential area. It takes about 5 minutes to get to the center and beach by car. We really liked the rooms. Our room had a great decoration. We also had a small balcony, so we were able to see the ocean. The room has also an air conditioner. The breakfast...

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review Isabelle. Very happy to hear you had a good stay :)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The overall stay was good , the staff are very friendly and helpful. They even assist us with an additional night even though they were fully booked.Called other guest home in the area to assist .Really appreciated the personal touch to that. Breakfast is awesome.

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Thank you so much for your lovely review :)

Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a small B&B with a good location near the hub of Umhlanga activities. We only stayed one night but found the venue to be easily accessible set in a quiet suburb with views of the sea. Our hosts were charming and accommodating and the room had all the facilities we could want. Our only complaint, if you could...

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LesPats, Owner at Umbrella Tree House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and feedback Laura. I will try to address the problem of sounds from other rooms. For others reading the review, just to explain that two rooms are small but there is a lounge and dining area with a large deck which is for the use of guests only, so you are not confined to...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely self-contained B&B, separate from main house. We offer a clean, comfortable and relaxed stay in the heart of Umhlanga. Close to all main attractions and business areas. All three en-suite bedrooms have beautiful sea views, TV, aircon and ceiling fans. Other perks include swimming pool, DSTV, laundry service, tea & coffee, secure parking, internet access, wireless hotspot. Delicious full breakfasts served. Separate 1 roomed suite has its own kitchen and en-suite bathroom with separate bath and walk-in shower. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umbrella Tree House

Address: 37 Hilken Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $92 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Umbrella Tree House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Sea view rooms are great.”
X1242NFpatrickm, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 3”
piggleytwiggley, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The room we had was separate from the house . This was nice as there is a kitchen/lounge for your use.”
AnneK859, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All the room have the sea view. Corner Suite are very private.”
677brunav, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All 3 rooms available has a sea view! Lovely!”
7renee5, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
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