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“Piet Botha and Akkedis”
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Umzumbe, KwaZulu-Natal

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Excellent - based on 21 reviews
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Shirley B
1 review
“Piet Botha and Akkedis”
Reviewed 26 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

A very big thank you to Hamish and his management team for providing accommodation free of charge to Piet Botha and his band who entertained the locals at The Rock Music Bistro on Tuesday 24th of May.

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Management Response
30 May 2016
Your most welcome. We are always happy to contribute to quality performers coming to Umzumbe.
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Ballard20...
Hillcrest, South Africa
2 reviews
“"Wow" Wonderful four days”
Reviewed 23 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016

My brother and wife visiting from Wales, a friend and I booked into Amanzi for a few days.
We were warmly welcomed by Carol, Peter and of course "Hugo" .
Being shown through this tastefully decorated guest house was amazing, and then on to the deck overlooking the lagoon out to sea was breath taking.
Memories of early morning walks on the beach accompanied by "Hugo" close to hand and always keen to chase his ball - back to the tranquility of Amanzi with a plunge into the pool on deck followed by breakfast overlooking the ocean will certainly bring us back again. Thanks to Management and staff.

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Liked best: Fabulous facilities
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
24 May 2016
With breathtaking 180 degree views from every room, it's easy to understand why guests book with us when they want to show their overseas guest the splendour of the Natal coastline.
When we got Hugo from the SPCA, we just wanted to give a dog a good home. It's amazing the impact he's had on our guests and how many mention the joy he brought to their holiday and ask about his well-being. We even had a guest (or two) ask if they could take him back home overseas! Perhaps we should should open a twitter or facebook account for him :)
Carol and Peter send their regards and we're looking forward to seeing you again soon.
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wolfbear8...
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
“Paradise on the beach”
Reviewed 23 May 2016 for a stay in March 2016

My family and I decided to visit the south coast for a change and booked in at Amanzi beach house and WOW what a gem a stones throw from the beach and a short walk from the swimming area. The views from the rooms were magnificent and we were even lucky to watch some dolphins swimming by as the sun was rising ( seems that even on vacation we still rise early). Hugo the resident pet was an absolutely well mannered and friendly dog and went for lovely walks with us on the beach and was fantastic with our kids. We look forward to visiting again soon and I would highly recommend staying there to all my friends and family. Thank you Carol and staff for a great stay and look forward to visiting again.

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Liked best: the spectacular views from the rooms and friendly staff
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Large groups
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Management Response
23 May 2016
The dolphins certainly do know how to make an impression! So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hugo would like me to let you know that he's available for a walk at any time :)
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bmdrtr
1 review
“Mrs”
Reviewed 22 May 2016 for a stay in August 2015

Absolutely wonderful experience! House is beautiful and views are breathtaking! Saw whales frolicking in the ocean. Rode the zipline at Oribi gorge! One of the best vacations we have ever had.

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Management Response
23 May 2016
After suggesting the zip-lining to so many of our guests, I finally mustered the courage to do it myself. WOW, unforgettable! The views were amazing - if your brave enough to open your eyes :)
Love the fact that staying at Amanzi offers you the option of an action packed holiday or a chilled getaway.
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morris5_f...
Littleport, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“A beautiful place to unwind with family .”
Reviewed 18 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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A perfect place to stay .There is ample space for a larger group .A beautiful setting with a short walk to a lovely quiet beach.The house is very well furnished and has everything that we needed..The house is spacious with good open areas.There is a great deck overlooking the ocean .There is a lot to do around the area from beaches to Oribi Gorge and Durban is only an hour away.Would highly recommend

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Families with young children
Large groups
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Management Response
19 May 2016
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Amanzi in the future.
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