We stayed just one night at this guest house after our trip to the Zulu Battlefields amd before our
flight from Durban to Cape Town.
The owners were welcoming although we did not see them after our initial meeting.
It seems the day to day running of the front office and breakfast is left to Sandy who was very polite and eager to chat over breakfast.
We enjoyed a cooked breafast to order with ample tea, coffee etc.
The property is well secured in a residential area with electric gates to the parking area.
The guest house is located with a few minutes of the beachfront, bars and restaurants.
Although the bedroom was comfortable, just one comment - the bathroom could do with updating ( gold taps etc - very 1980's)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Anchor’s Rest is a small, friendly, relaxed guest house with the emphasis on peace, tranquillity and the personal touch. Whether you are on holiday or business, we will provide you with an ideal retreat and a warm welcome.Tropical gardens, sparkling pool, warm ambience and excellent service await you at Anchor's Rest, located in the centre of Umhlanga Rocks. An easy walk to the shops, restaurants, coffee bars, beaches and vibrant night life. The Guesthouse boasts four fully appointed en-suite bedrooms all of which are Wireless Internet enabled, with all the luxury and comfort for which we have become renowned.Each suite is delightfully furnished and has every modern facility, convenience and comfort - including air-conditioning and heating, king size bed with cool cotton percale linen, complimentary bathroom toiletries, hospitality tray, books and magazines for guests’ reading pleasure, personal safe and hairdryer. All rooms lead directly to the pool or garden and have private entrances.A full English or Continental Breakfast is served every morning.After a busy day sight-seeing, or sun tanning on the beach, relax around a sparkling pool, enjoying the magnificent weather and warm hospitality of the hosts. In the evening, bar-b-que under the stars, dine al fresco in the gardens, or stroll into Umhlanga to enjoy a variety of cuisine at any number of good quality restaurants.Secure off street parking is provided, airport transfers, car hire and private tours can be arranged. Solar heated swimming pool. Visa, MasterCard and Diners credit card facilities. Daily laundry service. Children 10 years and older are welcome. ... more less
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