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The Guest House Pongola

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123 Dr Jansen Street, Pongola 3170 South Africa
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Updated 20/05/15

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#4 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Pongola
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Our comfortable guest house is well postitioned in a beautiful tropical garen, opposite the Rugby Club in Pongola and easily accessible from the N2.Our rooms are clean, spacious and inviting with access to 24-hour air conditioning, DSTV, flat screen TV's and complimentary tea and coffee. All rooms have their own bathrooms and various options of showers or baths are available. We have additional beds and cots that convert any standard room in to a family room for your peace of mind. There is also ample secure gated parking, a children's play area and swimming pool. We have five self-catering suits.A full English breakfast is included and we provide hearty home-cooked meals on request. You can choose either a plated dinner in the dining room or a more relaxed braai on the patio. We cater for working reps, consultants and families en route to Mozambique, Swaziland and Kosi and Sodwana Bays or for travellers who wish to explore the fertile Pongola Valley. There is a well-equipped, modern hospital close by and an airport on the outskirts of town that can cater for most light aircraft.Come and enjoy the Pongola area from the peace and comfort of The Guest House Pongola.
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Outdoor pool
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plouw969799 wrote a review May 2021
Sandton, South Africa1 contribution
It was one of the nosiest places I have ever slept in. Total night mare. The staff was amazing but experience horrible. Drunken noisy guests late at night and around 3am I could hear their entire conversation from my room I literally had to wake up and go knock on their door to quiten down
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Date of stay: May 2021
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ncrle677974 wrote a review Dec 2020
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We decided ro stay for a second day and we were dissalpointed to find the beds not cleaned and done. Especially at this time of covid. Cleanliness was not up to expected standard. Even some workers were not wearing musks
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from Kim Blevin, General Manager at The Guest House Pongola
Responded 28 Dec 2020
Dear Nonkululelo Thank you for your feedback. The room was clean for your arrival but housekeeping did slip up on day 2 of your stay when you were in the room during the morning. The housekeeping staff should have asked you to vacate the room so that they could clean and make the beds. We do apologise for that and closer supervision will ensure that it doesn't happen again. As for the masks we will also make sure that staff wear them - even in the 45 degree heat, here in Pongola. Kind Regards Angela Collins Manager The Guest House Pongola
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Jason Kramer wrote a review Feb 2020
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The Guest House Pongola is a great stay for those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. The tropical garden is a great place to relax and their pool is well kept. The rooms are comfortable. The breakfasts are top quality. The manager, Michelle, was a delight.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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kmarai354691 wrote a review Jan 2020
St Lucia, South Africa1 contribution
The staff are friendly and the rooms are extremely clean. The breakfast was really good! Pongola, the town, is not the best destination, unless you drive far and need a bed to rest. The bed was too soft for our liking. Showers were good.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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844timothyj wrote a review Jan 2020
Chesterfield,Derbyshire6 contributions
Only stayed for one night , but would have stayed for a month. Beautiful location spotlessly clean and very reasonably priced The pool was really the reason I went to this particular b+b and again I wasn’t disappointed
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$48 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalZululandPongola
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Guest House Pongola
What are some of the property amenities at The Guest House Pongola?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at The Guest House Pongola?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Guest House Pongola?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at The Guest House Pongola?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Guest House Pongola?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ntonga Recreation Club, Vis-Agie Resort, and Debonairs Pizza.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Guest House Pongola?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.