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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was very comfortable and well-equipped with a small kitchenette and everything working fine. The terrace at the small pool is just lovely with plants and artistic decorations. The same goes for the shared living room. The only drawback is the location close to the highway. The nice private veranda outside my room was too noisy to enjoy. The... More 

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Perranporth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second visit to Manaar House. The first being around six years ago. It was outstanding then and is outstanding now!! Jono and Herman are friendly, attentive and entertaining hosts. Nothing is too much trouble for them and you can just relax and unwind. The rooms are well equipped and if you want to you can easily be... More 

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review for us! You have us all smiling from ear to ear! It was such a pleasure having you stay with us. Customer service is not a job to us. It comes naturally as we genuinely love interacting with our guests. We liken it to welcoming good friends... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful setting with outdoor patio next to the pool, where the breakfast is enjoyed. Warm welcome by the host, very nice dog, and room with bath tub. All in all a very pleasant stay for one night in Umhlanga.

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Thank Jacob B
ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this fantastic review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us! We love welcoming guests into Manaar House, and we love that you loved your room. We are very proud of our Bed & Breakfast, and quality is never compromised. Our breakfasts are renowned for their generous portions, variety and as you mentioned, the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Probably the best stay I have had in South Africa. Very helpful and personable owner and staff. Only 15 minutes from the airport. Regret that we weren't able to book more than one night. Breakfast was excellent. Seemed to be a very safe area.

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Thank Jim P
ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much or this wonderful review! Knowing that this was probably the best stay you had in South Africa makes us so proud! Customer service isn't a job to us - it's a lifestyle. We genuinely love our guests, and chatting with you both will be remembered for a long time to come! The location of Manaar... More 

Stoney Creek
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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely bed and breakfast in a quaint part of Durban. Within walking distance of the beach and boardwalk. The hosts were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious. Highly recommend a stay at Manaar House.

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for your very favourable review with regards to your recent stay at Manaar House. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. The location of Manaar House is perfect in that you are within walking distance of the beach, but also far enough away to retreat to the comfort and serenity of Manaar... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Clean, comfy, convenient location just a couple of minutes to the village & beach. Nice firm king bed with great pillows! Big bathtub, shower & plenty of hot water and flow. Breaky: fresh squeezed Oj , fresh cut fruit bowl, yoghurt & cereals, and then the full English breakfast: eggs any way wanted, bacon, sausage, mushrooms, toast. Best of all,... More 

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for this fantastic review! You have made us all beam with pride. Nothing delights us more than knowing you enjoyed your stay with us Manaar House! Manaar House has the perfect location! We are within walking distance to the beach and popular Umhlanga Village (or inexpensive taxi), and you are able to retreat to your... More 

Northern Cape, South Africa
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The duplex apartment we stayed in was very welcoming and comfortable. It was also spotless. The kitchen has a small dishwasher, washer and dryer. The linen is of good quality. The premises is secure and close to shops and restaurants. The main bedroom and bathroom are huge and tastefully decorated. Our hosts were helpful but unobtrusive. The unlimited free wifi... More 

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review with regards to your recent stay in our Luxury Self Catering Apartment at Manaar House! We are so delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. Our main priority is you, the guest! Nothing makes us happier than knowing you were comfortable and felt welcomed. The apartment is fully fitted to... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016

After reading all the previous reviews my hubby and I decided to stay here for 3 nights. Everything is true, Hermann and Jono were at our service to give us great recommendations on where to eat and to make our stay one that was welcoming and comfortable. Thanks again Andrea and Perry

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review with regards to your recent stay at Manaar House! It was an absolute pleasure hosting you for 3 nights. We wish you could have stayed longer! We take great pride in our customer service, and ensuring that our guests are comfortable and feel at home is of paramount... More 

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40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here a little earlier this month with my family. An excellent spot, close to Umhlanga, Durban and all its delights, Jonathan and Herman made our stay a very memorable one. Make sure you see Lord Monty while there, one of the coolest dogs on the planet. Their breakfast is also a must have, and very muxh worth waking... More 

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for this review! You have made us all blush with pride! It was such a pleasure hosting you and your family, and nothing makes us happier than knowing that we aided in making your trip to South Africa a memorable one. We are certainly very proud of Manaar House and it's facilities. We are also... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is a lovely, neat, comfortable and well located B&B. The owners were very accommodating and friendly. It also has a gorgeous balcony that has a peak of the sea. We will probably be staying here again soon. i highly recommend this to any family.

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ManaarHouse, General Manager at Manaar House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay in our 2 bedroom self catering apartment here at Manaar House! Our number one priority is you, and we will always do whatever we can to ensure your stay with us is as comfortable as possible. We are very lucky... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guests have the choice of B & B or self catering accommodation. 2 luxury en-suite double bedrooms with full en-suite bathrooms (separate bath & shower) and 2 well appointed self catering units with modern, fully equipped kitchens. All bedrooms / apartments have satellite TV, air-conditioning, telephone, FREE wireless internet facilities and their own private entrance. Self catering apartments are also fully serviced. Barbeque facilities are available. Swimming pool and hot tub. 2 minutes drive to the beach and Umhlanga Centre. 5 minutes drive to Gateway. Secure undercover parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manaar House

Address: 16 Manaar Road, Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $121 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Manaar House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for a room without traffic noise so you can enjoy the veranda!”
 of 5 bubbles 24pierref, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent but there are two that have separate lounge and kitchen. They are in fact apartments.”
 of 5 bubbles SCM-Cornwall, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had the biggest room #3, which had a private loung area.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkO373, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For a family, the appartment with two bedrooms is a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles 11markusn, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“My room was around the side with its own patio and was more prvat than the room that faced onto the front patio and pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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