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    Anchor's Rest

    14 Stanley Grace Crescent, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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    26/09/2017 27/09/2017
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    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    great room, great location, the most amazing breakfast, and the best service ever! situated just a walk away from a not so crowded beach, beautiful restaurants and bars. far from the CBD but close enough for a short drive. An amazing gem if you ask...More

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    Response from Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's RestResponded 13 June 2017

    Dear Nokukhanya Thanks so much for your great review, which we really appreciate. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Anchor's Rest and all the wonderful facilities of Umhlanga as well. Thanks for the endorsement on our well known breakfasts and our...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    Cilla and Peter were amazing, so welcoming and friendly. Great first impression of the hosts. Peter was very helpful with giving me directions to restaurants and other attractions. Cilla facilitating an early check in after a 6 hour drive.The area is very safe, close to...More

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    Response from Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's RestResponded 13 June 2017

    Dear Phumzile How lovely it is to hear from you and thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review on Anchor's Rest. We so enjoyed meeting you and hosting you and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    Excellent breakfast, quiet, clean, accommodation which is close to all the restaurants, beach and other facilities in Umhlanga. Very friendly owners, Peter and Cilla, as well as Sandy, the Manager. Suggest that parking bays be demarcated with paint, because difficult to park when other guests...More

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    Response from Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's RestResponded 6 June 2017

    Dear Stephen Thanks for taking the time to write a review on Anchor's Rest. We are pleased that you are enjoyed your stay with us and found the position of the Guest House so convenient for all the facilities of Umhlanga Rocks. Thank you for...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    We recently spent a night at Anchors Rest and can highly recommend it! We received such a warm welcome from Sandy that we felt completely at home from the moment we stepped through the door. We were allocated the Yellow wood room which had a...More

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    Response from Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's RestResponded 30 May 2017

    Dear Eileen Thank you so much for your lovely review on Anchor's Rest. We are delighted that you enjoyed your overnight stay with us. Sandy is a 'gem' indeed and is such an important member of our team. The Yellowwood room was recently refurbished so...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Super friendly hosts! Peter and Cilla made us feel like at home. Absolutely recommend it on all fronts. Safe parking space for you car. Great view from the terrace. Very close to the beach, shops and restaurants. Great service overall.More

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    Response from Cilla R, Owner at Anchor's RestResponded 30 May 2017

    Dear Adam Thanks very much for your complimentary review of Anchor's Rest. It is such a pleasure for us to read reviews like yours as then we know that we have done our jobs well and met guests' expectations. It was a pleasure hosting you...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • USD 84 - USD 100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    894Andrea894
    10 May 2016|
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    Response from Cilla R | Property representative |
    Hi Andrea During the week (Monday through to Friday) breakfast is served from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Over the weekends breakfast is served from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. For guests who have an early flight to catch we put a continental... More
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    LynMWales
    25 January 2015|
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    Response from Cilla R | Property representative |
    Anchor's Rest is two blocks from the beach, so it won't take more than five minutes leisurely walking to reach the Promenade. There are Tour Guides who would happily take you out for half day, or full day tours and they... More
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