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Bremen
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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This was without a doubt the most memorable stay at a B&B I`ve ever had. If you want to stay close to UKZN campus in a relaxed and homey atmosphere this would be your place to go. The owners were courteous in every way and demonstrated a level of service that goes far beyond the famous extra mile. I can... More 

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Thank Mettigel
lyndes, Owner at Jean Lee Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit here and that we were able to be of service to you. We are also pleased to be part of your 'down memory lane' visit to the City of Choice, of which we are proud to be part. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant owners asking after our needs and helping us with the local knowledge for our short stay. Our room was a tad small and busy, but clean. The bed for me was too firm, however a bigger person may find it very comfortable. Centrally located and very close to where our event, ideal if you want to be close... More 

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lyndes, Owner at Jean Lee Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As I suggested in my response to you in another review that you made on another site, the two things you found unsatisfactory are things we cannot change. Much of what is found in the room are things which guests request and we are frequently complimented on the comfort of our beds; we do apologise... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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62 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We needed self catering family accommodation for a couple of weeks in PMB. We were very happy with Jean Lee, it was functional albeit somewhat dated. Des made us fell very welcome and they were responsive to our requests. Kids enjoyed the pool

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BeardedwonderKzn, Owner at Jean Lee Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is greatly appreciated. It was good to have you stay with us and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed using our swimming. We look forward to hosting you again. More 

Durban, South Africa
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215 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We stayed the one night attending a dinner in Pietermaritzburg - the accommodation is dated but clean and comfortable for the limited time we spent there - management were both pleasant and helpful - good position and easy to find.

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lyndes, Owner at Jean Lee Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your Review. We appreciate the comments made. As we are always aiming to improve our offering and service, please would you expand on your comment that 'the accommodation is dated' You are free to email me directly at info@jeanlee.co.za More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a wedding on recommendation from the grooms family. We arrived late and were greeted by Des who let us check in in our room after he'd shown us round so that we didn't have to run to reception in the rain. The room was a little bit small but bed very very comfy. We hadn't booked... More 

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BeardedwonderKzn, Owner at Jean Lee Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed you staying with us and we are glad that we were able to give you a comfortable and relaxing stay with us. The only aspect we had no control over was the size of the room and we are sorry that you found this a little small. We trust we will have the... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Whether you are simply passing through 'Maritzburg, or looking for a home base from which to explore the province, I could not recommend Jean Lee Cottages more highly. You are guaranteed a warm welcome, a comfortable bed and a delicious breakfast - the best service at a reasonable price. If you are looking for some quiet relaxation, there is a... More 

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BeardedwonderKzn, Owner at Jean Lee Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. We appreciate the time you took to write the review. We aim to give our guests more than just providing accommodation but a home-from-home experience, wanting to treat them more like family and friends rather than a paying guest. May you soon find yourself back here soon to enjoy a welcoming experience. We... More 

Abertillery, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Des and Lynne provide a really comfortable and friendly environment to stay in. We spent a truly relaxing and enjoyable two weeks at Jean Lee cottages in February 2013. Nothing was too much for this couple and their staff. Breakfast was plentiful and very tasty. We also enjoyed relaxing in the beautiful gardens and swimming pool. It was also close... More 

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BeardedwonderKzn, Owner at Jean Lee Guest Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our B&B. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we trust you will return soon. Your kind, friendly words are most appreciated. More 

Orlando, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Staying at Jean Lee Cottages was like being in the country though it is located near City Center. What a lovely home spun atmosphere. The food was Divine as I requested supper. A little bit of Heaven in their beautiful Garden right in the heart of South Africa. Loved it!

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BeardedwonderKzn, Owner at Jean Lee Guest Cottages, responded to this review

We really appreciate your kind words. We endeavour to provide value for money in our B&B as well as to create a family environment. We are very proud of our garden and many hours are spent in beautifying this feature of our business. Many guests make comment about this. Accredited, comfortable and affordable are our benchmarks. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Highly recommended and accredited B & B & Self-catering accommodation (up to 11 people) is offered at affordable rates in well-appointed rooms overlooking peaceful gardens with swimming pools in KwaZulu-Natal’s historical capital and Tourist Hub. Rooms are air-conditioned. Close to Hospitals, Airport, University, Independent schools (Epworth, St. Charles, St. Johns), State schools (Merchiston, Maritzburg College, PMB Girls High), Scottsville Racecourse, Golfcourse, Golden Horse Casino, Tatham Art Gallery, museums, famous Victorian buildings, Comrades, Amashovashova Cycle and Duzi Canoe marathon route, Royal Showgrounds, Shopping centres including Liberty Mall, Restaurants, Cinemas and major Sporting Venues. DSTV (Satellite TV) in rooms. Laundry by arrangement. WiFi Internet in all rooms - free access to guests. Close to Drakensberg mountains, Durban beaches, Midlands Meander, Howick Falls, Midmar Mile venue, Anglo-Boer and Zulu War sites, Tala Game Reserve, African Birds of Prey Sanctuary, Nelson Mandela and Gandhi monuments. Easy access to CBD and N3 highway. Long term/family rates negotiated. All major Credit Card accepted. Member of National Accommodation Association, KwaZulu-Natal B&B Association, Midlands B&B Association & Msunduzi Pietermaritzburg Tourism Association. Personally supervised by Des & Lyn. VAT registered ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jean Lee Guest Cottages

Address: 93 Alan Paton Avenue, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Price Range: £40 - £45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jean Lee Guest Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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