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Bedfordview, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The location, surrounding and the guest house is beautiful. The rooms are small to medium and has all facilities. The Tiger Room- I stayed was not having internet connectivity. The owner Mick was great man to meet...ex- defence personal, expert in fishing & trains people in water sports. He is a thorough gentleman and was exceptionally helpful. He is actions... More 

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Mick C, Owner at Umkomaas Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review and I am glad you enjoyed your stay it was an absolute pleasure to meet you. Sorry you had a problem with the WIFI as we have a WIFI repeater right outside the room. I checked it today and it was ok so I will keep checking for the next few... More 

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Mick is a wonderful host and a very nice person. The place is quiet and located next to golf course and sea beach which makes it a perfect getaway for me. Rooms are very organised and clean. Loved the hospitality and will definitely prefer in that location.

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Mick C, Owner at Umkomaas Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. It was so nice to meet you and I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to seeing you again so you can enjoy the beach. Thanks a million Mick. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Never been to any place where the people running it will go out of their way to assist and make your stay as best as it can be as Mick and Thanga did for us this last week!! Will recommend it to anyone!

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Mick C, Owner at Umkomaas Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very positive review of Umkomaas Guest House......What a pleasant surprise to wake up to such a positive and motivating review. It really means a lot to us and it was such a pleasure to host you, your friends and family. We hope to see you again soon Thanks a million. :) More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 22 December 2015

It is the best place to stay the owners are such nice people the rooms are clean and comfortable with the parrot is entertaining. I will defiantly be back to stay. It deserves the 5th star. My niece has her own travel agency going to recommend this place for sure.

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Mick C, Owner at Umkomaas Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review it was really great to meet you and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. See you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Good location near the dive centre, beech, town, croc park and golf course. Lovely property in a quiet spot. Everything you need, best b&b to come back after diving or exploring. Peaceful to sit by the pool or in the garden. Very Clean and cared for property. Good food, enjoyed the veggie breakfast and bbq. Wonderful owners, helpful and kind.... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
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Reviewed 18 May 2015

I stayed twice with my family and with my wife, at the Shark Room. This is actually much more than a B&B. The room is spacious, the balcony too, the bathroom has a jacuzzi for 2. We were welcomed and assisted by the owners who also can brief you about activities around (scuba diving in my case). The facilities include... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

We booked in this gorgeous guest house for a 3 week stay and could happily have stayed longer. We loved our room, The Shark Suite, a large room, with dressing room and lovely en suite bathroom with both corner bath and shower. It also has the biggest balcony i have ever seen on any hotel/guest house, with views to die... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful big, comfortable guest house. The setting is one to dream off, close to the beach, a refreshing pool, very quiet area, lovely people. The hosts are good cooks and not shy of a good braai! Thanks guys!

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Andros
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Reviewed 25 November 2014

I spent a few nights here with the plan to dive on Aliwal Shoal. Pre-trip planning was easy and Mick was extremely helpful with my endless questions on transport options. I was even able to come a day earlier due to a last minute change which was no problem. I requested the Shark Suite which was really nice. Such a... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 11 September 2014

When we arrived at Umkomaas Guest House we were a little bit suprised. It is really placed near to the third hole of the Umkomaas Golf course. except the golf course there are no buildings between the guest house and the Indian Ocean. One can take an amazing look at the Indian Ocean. We arrived at the evening, tired of... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Umkomaas Guest House is an ideal holiday location. We are situated on Umkomaas Golf course on the Durban South Coast South Africa. Located close to the dive charters for divers who wish to dive the Aliwal Shoal. Relax in our gardens or swim in our large swimming pool. Friendly family run home which is within walking distance of the beach. We look forward to welcoming existing and new guests from around the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umkomaas Guest House

Address: 30 Crompton Street | Aliwal Shoal, Umkomaas 4170, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umkomaas
Price Range: $76 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Umkomaas Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“first 2-3 rooms are best...last rooms do not have internet connectivity”
 of 5 bubbles gourishc, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Shark room is superb.”
 of 5 bubbles Fertabarez, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“The Shark Suite is the best, with a massive balcony and stunning views”
 of 5 bubbles 854tracyh, 16 May 2015 | Read review
“The Shark Suite has a huge balcony with lovely ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrosYourWay, 24 Nov 2014 | Read review
“We stayed at the shark suite and enjoyed our comfortable beds, the spacious balcony, and the comfortable bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 340fabi, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
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