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Lake Jackson, Texas
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The staff are so friendly, a real home from home. The rooms are very clean and the air-conditioning is quiet and efficient. It is very well located . Security is excellent. Parking is on site and secure.

Thank Lynleigh M
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Beautiful guest house, our room was well appointed and very comfortable. Location is great, a close walk to shops and restaurants. Probably one of the best places to stay in Umhlanga. Delicious breakfasts. Definitely will visit again.

Thank 289carlak
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The place was good and the rooms and bathrooms were clean. The staff was very polite.The parking was a bit stressful due to the tight spaces. We had a great time. The owners were also quite sociable and polite. Thank you

Thank chenai2016
Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 15 April 2016

A clean, comfortable guest house within easy walk of the village. Friendly welcome from owners, staff and pets. Good breakfasts, very comfortable beds, spacious rooms with good facilities. Our room on the level but steep steps to some rooms.

Thank Chris S
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2016

At Anchor's Rest the guest experience is a superior one, the atmosphere a relaxed one, because the approach of the ' captains ' running the ship is a highly professional one . There is a pervading sense of ease because there is a genuine interest in the guest(s) , and of the standards to be maintained to ensure the engagement...

Thank Ken G
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 7 April 2016

All the necessities, restaurants and beaches were walking distance. The accommodation was fantastic, the people were friendly, breakfast was awesome. It was a great stay. Definitely going back as soon as possible.

Thank werners784
Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This guesthouse has a great location in a safely guarded neighbourhood a few hundred metres away from the restaurants and shops. Parking, Lovely rooms with all the mod cons and facilities! Great little pool and sunbed area! And a fully stocked honesty bar! Friendly owners!

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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

The guest house is great. Normally the Mrs. Books the hotels but she was extremely happy with my choice. About 10 of us stayed and we all loved it. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. Shame we were only there for one night. There are some good restaurants a five minute walk away

Thank IvanoffP
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Stopped for a couple of nights at this lovely property. Nice room and good pool. Hosts Peter, Cilla and Sandy very friendly and helpful. Great breakfast - banana and bacon pancakes (yum). Attention to detail excellent. Very good location for beach and restaurants. Will be back.

Thank Ponteview
Brakpan, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Everything was in order - service , the place and apartment excellent. Will go back there myself and will refer to family and friends. Already told my family about the place. We made use of the swimming pool - the whole set up of the place are absolutely great.

Thank 798louisep

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Anchor’s Rest is a small, friendly, relaxed guest house with the emphasis on peace, tranquillity and the personal touch. Whether you are on holiday or business, we will provide you with an ideal retreat and a warm welcome.Tropical gardens, sparkling pool, warm ambience and excellent service await you at Anchor's Rest, located in the centre of Umhlanga Rocks. An easy walk to the shops, restaurants, coffee bars, beaches and vibrant night life. The Guesthouse boasts four fully appointed en-suite bedrooms all of which are Wireless Internet enabled, with all the luxury and comfort for which we have become renowned.Each suite is delightfully furnished and has every modern facility, convenience and comfort - including air-conditioning and heating, king size bed with cool cotton percale linen, complimentary bathroom toiletries, hospitality tray, books and magazines for guests’ reading pleasure, personal safe and hairdryer. All rooms lead directly to the pool or garden and have private entrances.A full English or Continental Breakfast is served every morning.After a busy day sight-seeing, or sun tanning on the beach, relax around a sparkling pool, enjoying the magnificent weather and warm hospitality of the hosts. In the evening, bar-b-que under the stars, dine al fresco in the gardens, or stroll into Umhlanga to enjoy a variety of cuisine at any number of good quality restaurants.Secure off street parking is provided, airport transfers, car hire and private tours can be arranged. Solar heated swimming pool. Visa, MasterCard and Diners credit card facilities. Daily laundry service. Children 10 years and older are welcome. ... more   less 

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Address: 14 Stanley Grace Crescent, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $107 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchor's Rest 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“If walking a problem make sure you ask for a room that doesn't have a steep staircase.”
 of 5 bubbles SharonS193, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in one of the double rooms, as the larger rooms were booked, yet we were more than comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles AndyLawler, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Lovely s/c room in the garden on lower level”
 of 5 bubbles UARtraveler, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Strelitza room was delightful.”
 of 5 bubbles loveholidays, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We had the garden rooms on the lower level and we were more than happy with their location quiet and relaxing!”
 of 5 bubbles Penwyllt, 20 Feb 2015 | Read review
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