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305 Guest House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The family and me arrived early and the team was very helpful in finding same activities the kids can enjoy, was into the room it was spacious and well organized, the view from the out deck was stunning as the sea was rolling in and out. Good international breakfast with the same lovely view and a quick out, we enjoyed...

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305gh, Operations Director at 305 Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for the amazing kind words of praise for our guest house. We loved having you stay with us & do hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Jolene Els (Operations Manager)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were superb,very comfortable,clean and big.I really felt like I was in my own home,not confined to small rooms like many establishments.The sea view was very relaxing,looking forwar to stay there again.

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305gh, Operations Director at 305 Guest House, responded to this review

Wow! What a fabulous review. Thank you for the wonderful compliments. Positive feedback really motivates our team to keep delivering excellent service! Best wishes, Jolene Els (Operations Director)

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really beautiful peaceful setting. Lovely spot for business travel and far enough from the city bustle. Secure parking. Good clean facilities with friendly staff. Would surely stay there again and recommend.

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305gh, Operations Director at 305 Guest House, responded to this review

What a stunning review! Thank you very much. We love creating return guests out of our first timers at 305 Guest House. Best wishes, Jolene Els (Operations Director)

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great holiday thank you. Peaceful setting and environment. Lovely Breakfast. Great cleaning team. Nice facilities. Helpful and friendly staff. will definitely consider returning for another vacation in future.

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305gh, Operations Director at 305 Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the much appreciated wonderful review of our guest house & staff! Do hope that you will spend another vacation with us. Best wishes, Jolene Els, Operations Director

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The manager was great, very helpful. Staff was good and friendly. Food was great. Close to everything I needed. Room was great!!! View is awesome. Will recommend any time. 305 is a great family and corporate facility. Will stay there soon again.Thanks guys for your excellent service. 5+ star.

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305gh, Operations Director at 305 Guest House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for such an amazing review. We loved having you stay with us. The staff appreciate the wonderful words of praise. Best wishes, Jolene Els (Operations Director)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly and helpful at all. But the breakfast buffet was for my opinion to small and not a wide range off different things. Around the B&B are not so many restaurants (only fast food) and we had to drive every time about 30 minutes. The view from the B&B to the sea is great.

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305gh, Operations Director at 305 Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. For breakfast we offer fresh fruit salad, yoghurt, toast, a selection of cheeses, muffins / pastries, rusks, 3 x types of cereals and 3 types of fresh fruit juices – this is all available at our self-service tables. The kitchen prepares freshly any of the following on our breakfast menu – Full English breakfast (in...

Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We have overseas guests with us and decided to have lunch at 305. The coffee was dire two cappuccinos were sour and bitter, undrinkable, and two filter coffees were also undrinkable. The food faired little better, the bacon on the 305 breakfasts was 90% fat and had to be sent back. Asking for olive oil and balsamic vinegar for the...

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305gh, Operations Director at 305 Guest House, responded to this review

Our apologies that our Food & Beverage Facility did not meet with your required standards. However, based on hundreds of guest reviews on a number of web sites, more than 90% of our guests & patrons have loved our food & facility, & vow to visit us again. We are graded as 4 Star Superior for a very good reason...

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a night at 305 Guesthouse and took advantage of the Spa and a Yoga session (pre arranged). The staff were extremely helpful, the room was newly painted and neat. We had a Jacuzzi in our room which was awesome. I'd recommend the sea facing rooms rather than the terrace facing although you will pay a few hundred bucks more....

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We loved having your fun filled group of guests stay with us! Thank you for the lovely review. Most appreciated. Best wishes, Jolene Els (Operations Director)

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Fantastic location for a perfect holiday. Staff was exceptionally friendly . Bed was huge and spacious. Fresh clean linen. Lovely spacious bedroom . Bathroom was huge. Loved the shower and jacuzzi in the bathroom. Breakfast and lunch was delicious . Peaceful and tranquil. Fabulous views of the ocean . Would love to have an upstairs ocean facing room on our...

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A gigantic thank you for taking the time to post such an amazing review of our guest house! I do hope that you are able to book for an upstairs sea facing room next time, as the views are breath taking! Best wishes, Jolene Els (Operations Director)

Middelburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I had a good stay even if it was business, couldn't get enough time to enjoy the view. I'll be coming back for sure this time for pleasure. improvement can be done by including walk way to the ocean so that guests can have walk down during sunsets

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305gh, Operations Director at 305 Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review & high score! Unfortunately we have no beach access due to security precautions. Thankfully the beach is a mere 2kms down the road from us. I do hope that you stay a bit longer next time, to enjoy our amazing panoramic view of the Indian Ocean! Best wishes, Jolene Els (Operations Director)

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
305 Guest House is an AA & TGSA accredited 4 Star luxury accommodation with unspoilt 180 degree sea views, facing natural forests and the Indian Ocean. Situated in the heart of South Durban, you can while your time away by relaxing on our deck looking out onto the sea & watching dolphins and whales! All our rooms are individually designed with unique colours and natural stone floors. Numerous choices of beverages for you to choose from. Your stay at 305 Guest House includes a variety of fruit, muffins, snacks and freshly made fruit salad & yoghurt at our Buffet Table for your breakfast. Choose either a scrumptious continental breakfast or a variety of other dishes such as an omelette with flourishings of cheese! Our dinners are cooked daily in our kitchen using quality AND quantity as a perk to your stay! PLEASE NOTE: Dinners are ordered at reception and either delivered to your room or served in our dining area. Our prices beat our competitors. We offer a quality service with a friendly atmosphere from all our staff! A Massage and Nail Spa on the premises allows you to be spoilt on your door step by our professional technicians. Gym to work out in whilst facing the Indian Ocean watching ships pass by and whales frolicking in the sea! WE do have an on site coffee shop that is open 7 days a week from 7am to 3pm. WE also do offer 2 x golf driving range nets for our keen golfers. 305 Guest House is one of the most talked about hotels in the area and a short walk to The Galleria Shopping Mall allows you to shop till you drop and see South African Culture. The Tala Game Reserve and the Lion Park is only a drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 305 Guest House

Address: 305 Ipahla Road | Athlone Park, Amanzimtoti 4126, South Africa (Formerly 305 on Ipahla)
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Amanzimtoti
Price Range: $82 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 305 Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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“South side sea facing rooms are the best,very relaxing.”
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