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“My Best Holiday Ever”
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Swimming pool area looking towards the main house
Front gate looking from the roadway
Front of house showing parking/driveway area.
House entrance area.
Outside patio looking onto upper garden tier.
Oustide dining patio looking down onto pool area
Living room looking towards open plan kitchen
Living area looking toward hous entrance, dining room and kitchen
View from open plan kitchen showing main living room and outside patio's
Dining room with staircase to sleeping area on right
View from main entrance looking at the main living area
A modern fully equipt kitchen/laundry
Oustide main patio
Outside main patio
View from garden towards main patio
Main bedroom
Main bedroom bathroom (full)
Green Room
Blue Room
Blue Room
Bathroom 2
Brown Room
Brown room showing private bathroom
Outside entrance to Red Room
Red Room
Red room showing private bathroom
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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal

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Excellent - based on 20 reviews
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512anyway
Pretoria, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“My Best Holiday Ever”
Reviewed 19 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
1
person found this review helpful

I don't know where to start about this superb apartment friendly Management , friendly staff
World class facilities we are planning to go back again soon
Eddie Serakalala
Gauteng Province
Pretoria, Mabopane.

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
25 Jan 2016
Hi Eddie,
Thanks for the feedback and so pleased you had a lovely vacation.
Hope to hear from you soon.
Regards
Karyn
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
BelindaDa...
Centurion, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Equivalent to "The Oyster Box Hotel"”
Reviewed 9 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Not knowing what to expect and being VERY difficult as to what and how things have to be, Karyn was awesome in sorting the whole family out. Our favourite holiday destination used to be "THE OYSTER BOX HOTEL" - until I met Karyn! What a hostess she is! Ask for it, immediately she acts, phone her, she sorts it out. Clean house, clean linen, clean toilets, clean bathrooms, clean fresh towels, clean pool, everything the perfect holiday should be. She would bend over backwards to keep guests happy. We were not worried about security as the house has everything it should have eg. alarm system, armed response, burglar proofing. Any of Karyn's houses/units can be recommended. This will be the second year we stay in one of her houses and I have already booked for 2016 December with her! You have not had the perfect Umhlanga holiday until you have spent time in one of Karyn's houses!! A fan for life!! Thank you so much.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Dec 2015
Hi Belinda,

Thank you for the lovely review and cant wait to see you and the family again this year and 2016 is booked as well for you. Chat soon and cant wait to meet the new addition to the family. Always lovely to hear when guests have had a lovely stay in one of our Lodges.
Regards
Karyn
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Zimbini M
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great place, loved everything about it!”
Reviewed 21 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
2
people found this review helpful

The rooms are quite spacious, lovely pool area and very friendly staff.
En suite on two of the four bedrooms and one with a TV.
Great for a relaxed vacation and location is quite central.

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Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Management Response
23 Oct 2015
Thank you for staying at 25 on Oyster and glad that you had a great vacation. THank you for the lovely review and hope to see you again soon in the furture.
Regards
Karyn
25 on Oyster
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Jeanine B
Switzerland
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“The perfect stay”
Reviewed 10 September 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed her for 12 nights. 4 adults and 3 teenagers. We had enough room for everybody with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Very big and well equipped house with Veranda and pool. Nicely decorated and clean. Beautiful garden and safe area. Carport for 2 cars. Daily serviced by lovely Precious who also did our washing and ironing. Close to the beaches, shopping and various restaurants. Very nice and helpful owners. Thank you Karyn. We hope to stay with you next July again.

Travelling group: Erweitertem Familienkreis
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Frank1963...
Germany
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“3 perfect days with 2 families”
Reviewed 23 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We were 4 adults and 3 children (age 12,13 and 14) from Germany. We enjoyed our stay very much and the house was perfect for our two families. Living room, patio and garden invites you for a relaxed holiday and we regret that we had to leave after 3 wonderful days. Everything is in top condition and well maintained. The service is exceptional good and very friendly. The showers of the bath rooms were the best we had on our 4 weeks round trip in ZA. The children were happy about the fast WIFI. The house is perfect for holidays in Umhlanga, The beach is good for swimming and snorkling. Many good restaurants are in Umhlanga and Durban is near by. For shopping is the Gateway Center in Umhlanga first choice.

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How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
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Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
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Liked best: Garden, patio, pool and living room perfect for a relaxing holiday
Liked least: Nothing to complain about
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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