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Sandals Guest House

39 Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20/09/11 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/09/11 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 45 B&Bs / Inns in Umhlanga Rocks
Travellers' Choice
Sandals Guest House is centrally situated in the quiet residential area of Umhlanga Rocks in the Greater Durban area, only 200 metres from the beach and one block away from the village where there is an abundance of top-class restaurants and coffee shops. Our 9, five-star luxury en-suite rooms are all uniquely and individually styled in warm earthy tones. For tranquility and some light stress relief, you can relax and soak up the sun around our beautiful swimming pool, whilst taking in the view of the sea from the expansive patio or enjoy a sundowner while watching the Umhlanga sunsets from our open bar area. High-speed WiFi Internet access is available throughout the guest house, so whether you are on business, golfing, touring or celebrating a special occasion, Sandals Guest House is ideal for those who enjoy that little something extra. For warm hospitality and a quality experience, we welcome you.
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39 Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 South Africa
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King Shaka Intl Airport14 kmSee all flights
Pietermaritzburg Airport67 kmSee all flights
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Noni wrote a review 05 Sep
Pretoria, South Africa1 contribution
World class service,the staff was friendly and breakfast top of the range! We really enjoyed our stay and the rooms are squeaky clean. You can walk to the beach and enjoy beautiful restaurants nearby. We only stayed for a weekend but wished it was for more…I can’t wait to be back!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Donald wrote a review 03 Sep
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Posh but comfortable. Although the bustling heart of Umhlanga is a short walk away the service was better at "home". The delicious breakfast kept us going till we got "home". A great experience. Remember if you go for a run "what goes down must come up".
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
brakepr0 wrote a review Jul 2021
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
From the moment we stepped into Sandals Guest House we felt welcome and comfortable. The bedroom was to our liking and very calming. The body products and spoils were to to die for. All the amenities is close by and cater for all your extra needs. Thankyou.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Sleep Quality
Response from Malinda Pretorius, General Manager at Sandals Guest House
Responded 06 Jul 2021
Thank you so much! It is definitely testing times for us! I am so proud to receive this heart warming message. Thank you for your support! You are the reason why we stay positive and looking forward to Normal times again!
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APath wrote a review Jun 2021
Richards Bay, South Africa33 contributions12 helpful votes
Exactly what I was looking for. A very upscale property, walking distance to the lively restaurant area and beach. Very pleasant and friendly staff. Good breakfast variety. All in all an excellent time.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Trip type: Travelled on business
Were travels wrote a review May 2021
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A Beautiful setting and lovely comfortable rooms in a lovely quiet area, with super friendly staff making us feel at home. Breakfast was great too. The proximity to the beach and local restaurants was perfect as everything was within walking distance. What a super stay, thank you.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalUmhlanga Rocks
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sandals Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Sandals Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Mindgame Escape (0.3 km), Africa Art Gallery (0.3 km), and Makiwa Gallery (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sandals Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Sandals Guest House?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Sandals Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Sandals Guest House?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sandals Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Chefs' Table, Little Havana, and Olive & Oil.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sandals Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Sandals Guest House have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Sandals Guest House offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sandals Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, Zulu, and Xhosa.
Are there any historical sites close to Sandals Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa Durban (5.9 km).