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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Wonderful old style charm and service to match. From the time we arrived we were treated like VIPs. Vincent (I can only presume - the manager) is as charming, welcoming and friendly as the property itself. Will definitely stay there again. Conveniently located.

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

Wonderful that you were able to re-visit your old neighbourhood, and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Leanne

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely accommodation with clean rooms & friendly staff. Small parking area at the back, not completely secure, but lots of cars parked on the street. Breakfast was ample & very tasty! Great Indian food just 5 minute walk away. Pool looked really nice, just too cold in August!

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

Thank you for your review, Caroline. We are glad that you enjoyed our accommodation and service. Kind regards Leanne

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A beautiful guesthouse just far enough out to be in a really nice suburb. Staff were amazing and everyone very nice and helpful. Beautiful classic furniture and a nice view over the harbour. Not a problem for us, but there are a lot of stairs to go anywhere, so if you have mobility issues it could be a problem.

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

We are most pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our Urban Retreat. Thank you for your review. Kind regards Leanne

Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Since we were staying as a family we got a great spacious room with terrasse. Quality (incl. quantity) of breakfast was unbeatable. Very kind service, clean place. One of the top ranking places we have been staying while on our frequent and extended journeys in South Africa.

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

We greatly appreciate your compliments. It was our pleasure to host your family at Goble Palms. Kind regards Leanne

Colesberg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great location and up the road from the number 1 restaurant. Very quiet area. Lovely colonial home with absolutely stunning breakfast. The manager (sorry for not remembering your name) is just fantastic and very helpful.

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

Thank you for your review. We are most pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and also enjoyed your Dinner at Malis - wonderful for great curries. Kind regards Leanne

Oundle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Fantastic place excellent facilities. Staff very friendly. Would recommend to everyone. Quiet even though on a road. All rooms very nice we booked 3 and all full of character. Very central for getting to beach front for early morning run

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Delightful house beautifully furnished in late Victorian style. Impeccable service, great breakfast, lovely garden areas. We found the people there friendly and helpful. One especially nice feature was the number and variety of sitting spaces both indoors and outdoors.

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Mthatha, South Africa
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Amazing, well furnished and spacious rooms, great service and location close to the beach and best Indian in town. Great value, Im going back for a third time! Thank you Vincent for looking after us once again.

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Great stay and warm welcome. Vincent the manager and the rest of the staff are doing a great job. Good breakfast, great bed, friendly service. Close to the beach and Mali's restaurant -very good Indian food! Worth visiting and returning to.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We just left the Goble Palms and wished we could've stayed a bit longer. Service was excellent, very accomodating and friendly. The room was spacious and beautiful. It had a nice view over the city and the sea. The breakfast was good, having it outside on the terrace (with a view of the lovely courtyard) made it even more enjoyable....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $91 - $169 (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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“All the rooms are lovely. We particularly liked rooms 11 & 2.”
 of 5 bubbles 7arthurh, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms I viewed are delightful”
 of 5 bubbles USAinnkeeper, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms separate from the main house may be quieter with more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles psm209, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“book well in advance ....”
 of 5 bubbles ottop208, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 needs a revamp - we paid more to stay in a larger room, but moved to a smaller room simply because we prefered the interior more.”
 of 5 bubbles tree10075, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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