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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 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 27 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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Schweinfurt, Germany
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We extended our 1-Day Stay in Durban to 2 days, because we have seen the free room in Goble Palms. It was just beautiful in this Lodge. The style is colonial and very nice. We had a big bed and slept like old Kings :-) In the morning we get a big breakfast at the Pool-Deck with a stunning sunrise....

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for spending more time with us and extending your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Leanne

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Goble Palms is a beautiful guest house, which reminded us to a XIX century British house, with tee tables, fountains and patios. It has all commodities that you could need to make you feel like at home, including a small, cozy English pub for self-service. The best of all was the staff, they were very kind with us. I could...

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

A timeless and comfortable English Country House feel is what we have tried to achieve to make our guests feel at home. Thank you for your compliments. Kind regards Leanne

Paris, France
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed 2 nights in the guest lodge and were fully satisfied with our stay! The hotel itself is located in a quiet street, with a parking space and feels very safe. The room was spacious with everything needed, and maintained clean. The staff was super nice and helpful! We can only recommend the place !

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation. We really appreciate it. Kind regards Leanne

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 September 2016

everything was perfect at Goble Palms: the owner, Lionel, was extremely helpful with suggestions for everything from dinner reservations to changing a flat tire for us, then giving directions on where to buy a new one. Our room (#20) was spectacular, with views of Durban and the Indian Ocean. Breakfast was delicious, and every single employee, especially Goodman, went out...

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goblepalms, Owner at Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you loved your stay. We are always happy to assist with recommendations to make the most of your time in Durban. Glad Lionel was able to help with your tyre! I have passed your message on to him, Goodman and our staff - thank you. Kind regards Leanne

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A beautiful, tastefully decorated guesthouse with friendly staff and excellent service. Breakfast was a treat! I will definitely be back, when I get to Durban again. Thank you Goble Palms, for the lovely time.

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We thank you for staying with us and look forward to hosting you again in the future. Kind regards Leanne

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $88 - $144 (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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“The room closer to the entrance/restaurant is larger and nicer.”
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“All the rooms are lovely. We particularly liked rooms 11 & 2.”
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“All of the rooms I viewed are delightful”
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