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“Best beach house I've stayed at”
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Umzumbe, KwaZulu-Natal

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Excellent - based on 20 reviews
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Kylan94
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Best beach house I've stayed at”
Reviewed 2 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016

I would 100% recommend the Amanzi Beach House to anyone and everyone. It truly is a breathtaking and special experience! Everything is so perfect; from the decor, to the views, to the service and let's not forget the most gorgeous doggy who stole all our hearts! We were so relaxed and comfortable that it we felt like it we were at home. I would go back in a heart beat! Thank you so much Amanzi team, we will definitely be back:)

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
10 Jun 2016
So glad you enjoyed your time with us and we're looking forward to having you stay with us again :) Please remember that repeat guests get priority bookings at special rates.
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EliznaF
Knysna, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Best doggie holiday ever”
Reviewed 27 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Usually, places that allow pets are the crummy ones with plastic furniture of the stoep, we were pleasantly surprised when we realised that this stunning place will allow our doggie children to accompany us. All 5 of us were in heaven. Amanzi has the most breath-taking view from the stoep, and are basically on the beach. We found the stretch of beach in from of the house to be very quiet with not many people during the day. The decor is stunning, the furniture is comfortable, overall the experience was awesome. The managers were very accommodating with our very friendly Scottish terrier that wanted to visit them almost around the hour and we felt comfortable leaving them alone one night to go for grown-up dinner without the kids. If budget allows, we will definitely visit again.

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Liked best: The stunning stoep and view
Liked least: Not enough space for the dogs to do their business, the grass was planted only recently and made their paws dirty
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
30 May 2016
For many of us, our dogs are very much part of the family and we hate the thought of leaving them behind when we go away on vacation. I'm sure you'll agree that holidays are made even better, when as a dog lover, you get to see the pure joy a dog displays from running free on the beach, sniffing so many new, interesting smells and swimming in the ocean or lagoon. So glad the whole 'family' enjoyed their stay with us.
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CorneLang...
Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
“Awesome!”
Reviewed 26 May 2016 for a stay in October 2015

What an amazing home away from home! Friendly welcome, comfortable home, beautiful views and peaceful surroundings! Will definitely return for our next beach holiday!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
30 May 2016
Ah Corne, so nice to hear from you again. We have made so many improvements to the house since your last stay, you'll just have to come and have a look.
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Distantsh...
Durban, South Africa
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Most stunning stay”
Reviewed 26 May 2016 for a stay in July 2015

Oh My gosh - most amazing place to stay. I must admit that i did have an early morning display of Dolphins in the surf from my bedroom followed by a breaching whale which just topped it all for me.
The house is beautifully decorated and looked after by the caretakers. we were greeted personally and were left a bottle of win on arrival.
If I had 1 thing that I would point out to clients is that the driveway is steep into the garage ( manageable But for a nervous driver it may be daunting).
There is a lift which is great if travelling with infirm or those who find stairs an issue.
As a travel consultant I would highly recommend Amanzi Beach House :-)

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Liked best: The size
Liked least: Driveway
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
30 May 2016
The positive thing about having a house situated on a slope is our spectacular views (especially of dolphins & whales) but it also it also results in our driveway being rather steep.
We agree with you about forewarning our guests and have made a note of this in our booking confirmation and Welcome Letter.
Thank you for the positive review. It is particularly significant coming from an expert in the Travel industry.
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Shirley B
1 review
“Piet Botha and Akkedis”
Reviewed 26 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

A very big thank you to Hamish and his management team for providing accommodation free of charge to Piet Botha and his band who entertained the locals at The Rock Music Bistro on Tuesday 24th of May.

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Management Response
30 May 2016
Your most welcome. We are always happy to contribute to quality performers coming to Umzumbe.
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