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Empangeni, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is such a wonderful hotel, i would not mind to come again. The food is great, the place is owesome and the staff is very welcoming. I can refer all my friends should they need to visit Port Shepstone

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review Phumlani! It was a pleasure having you stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! :-)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was there for business and my stay was very pleasant. From the reception to checking out the following day. The breakfast was accommodating for non-pork eater and the service was good. The rooms were clean and well air-conditioned.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely compliments and taking the time to do a review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Would love to welcome you back soon!

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a lovely sea view room on 3 rd floor. With balcony. Rooms are spacious and clean. Air conditioned with tea/ coffee making facilities, hair dryer and clothes horse ( very useful for drying beach towels ) . Food was good , breakfast buffet both cold and hot choices. Dinner choices good and staff very accommodating and helpful. Pool...

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for this amazing review. It's heart warming to receive such great feedback from our guests. It was a pleasure having you stay at the hotel and hopefully soon out WI-FI problems will be something of the past. Looking forward to welcoming you back as part of the Umthunzi Family soon. Have a wonderful day. Anri

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Umthunzi Hotel is a combination of a beautiful property, breathtaking surroundings, helpful staff, great leadership from Ryan Ringo and excellent meals. I would personally recommend this to anyone. Well done Umthunzi!!!!!

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review Stanley! Very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! Look forward to welcoming you back soon. :-)

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was excellent to stay at.Food is pricy but not much other outlets around hotel as another option.not paraplegic friendly as I asked for but was put on top floor without lifts.Staff are friendly.It was noisy with renovations which we do understand needs to be done.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Donovan! It was a great pleasure having you stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very peaceful and quiet place away from all highways, rooms are the best,I got married there 1 years ago, food was so delicious in way that our guests cannot forget. staff very friendly. Best weeding venue in South Coast.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Oh wow, what a beautiful review! Thank you so much. It was a great pleasure and honor having your wedding here! Looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there for work. And loved so much I decided to stay another night. Food was delicious Staff were friendly Close to great beach, pool was clean and inviting. I stayed in room 33 and it was AMAZING. The balcony overlooking the ocean is EVERYTHING. And that bath... wow.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review Keri and the amazing email yesterday! It was a great pleasure having you stay at the hotel! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay! :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating to extra needs like late check out. Recognized me as a returning guest. Would recommend to friends and family to stay. Clean, comfortable rooms with ocean view. Safe onsite parking.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

We are extremely glad to have you return to us, we aim to create a place that feels like home away from home. Thank you so much for taking the time to write your opinion and 5 star review! This helps our marketing a great deal. We hope you have signed up for our newsletter and watch our social media...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Umthunzi is a peaceful place and very beautiful . The staff is very friendly, I love the rooms, very neat answer spacious. The restaurant has a nice set up and the food is great as well, I always go there now and then when I'm in the south coast.

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Hello Nomfundo, happy new year to you! Thank you so much for your lovely review, it's most encouraging to all of us. That you want to use Umthunzi as your hotel of choice in the area is wonderful and we look forward to seeing you again real soon!

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 20 January 2017

In the dinning room only few tables have table clothes The irons are horrible and can damage your clothes They should mention that not all rooms are sea facing The variety of food offered for breakfast needs to ne improved

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AnriVanZyl, Front Office Manager at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference, responded to this review

Good day Linde. We appreciate the feedback. Have to say its very seldom we get a poor review for the breakfasts. We will certainly take your comments about our irons seriously and relook at them urgently. Our website does specify that not all rooms have sea views, many do have, but some have partial views and some have ground floor...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We would like to welcome you to come to our UPMARKET but AFFORDABLE Hotel situated just an hour south of Durban on the leafy fringes of the Hibiscus Coast of South Africa. Just a 2 minute drive from the lovely beach and with panoramic seaviews overlooking the Indian Ocean & airconditioned clean rooms, our vision at UMTHUNZI is to provide a quality and comfortable experience for our guests. Relax, Refocus and Unwind while enjoying personalized service from our professional staff. Now with the exciting 30ᴼSOUTH Restaurant onsite! Our 49 exquisitely decorated rooms (some family rooms, each with its own balcony can accommodate up to 158 guests. All rooms have percale linen, solid wooden furniture, safe, air conditioner as well as a fan, a hotel DSTV Bouquet plus coffee and tea station. Honeymooners or couples can enjoy the panoramic sea view from the two Honeymoon suites with lavishly draped four poster bed, while listening to the rhythmic sounds of the waves breaking. Umthunzi also offers one lovely sea-facing deluxe suite with fully equipped self catering kitchen (sleeps 6) as well as Family Suites with quality bunk beds (Sleeps 8)EXPLORE all this fun coastline has to offer you!Umthunzi also has 2 fully equipped upmarket CONFERENCE/FUNCTION rooms as well as a BOARDROOM to make your special Function or Business event an outstanding success.Talk to us to get a PERSONALISED PACKAGE. We are wanting to meet your requirements efficiently so that you have a thoroughly professional and enjoyable conference, wedding, birthday or event that you need hosted. CemAir is now flying direct to Margate airport from Johannesburg. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umthunzi Hotel & Conference

Address: 60 Commercial Road | Umtentweni, Port Shepstone 4235, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Port Shepstone
Price Range: $145 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Umthunzi Hotel & Conference 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“for couples travelling room 33 is incredible. Also if you can eat a LOT the buffet is worth it.”
  • the most amazing bath in the 'honeymoon' suite
 of 5 bubbles Kerimillersa, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 11 is suitable is you want to self cater.”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had an executive room with views of the ocean on the third floor...no lifts though.”
 of 5 bubbles Nyerimalang, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Amazing sea views in C block of Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles rynos398, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Corner family room on the top floor facing the sea”
 of 5 bubbles mbalizwane, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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