Sylvan Grove

49 Sylvan GroveUmhlanga4319South Africa
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About Sylvan Grove

Surrounded by a tropical garden and with views of the Indian Ocean, Sylvan Grove is a tranquil guest house that features an outdoor swimming pool and complimentary breakfast. Peace isn't an issue due to the property's quiet residential location, which is one-and-a-half kilometres away from Bronze Beach.

With tasteful decor and plenty of space to move around, the rooms at Sylvan Grove are fitted with a TV, fridge, telephone and tea/coffee-making facilities. In addition, each room benefits from air conditioning.

Guests can relax in the shared lounge and make use of the accommodation's free Wi-Fi service. On-site parking is also complimentary to use.

With a mix of croissants, muffins, cereals, cheeses, yoghurts and fresh seasonal fruit, a filling breakfast is served each morning. Braai (barbecue) facilities are also available to cook up some traditional South African cuisine.

The Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve is one-and-a-half kilometres from this guest house, while the highly regarded Gateway Shopping Centre is a three-kilometre journey.


49 Sylvan Grove, Umhlanga, 4319, South Africa
Telephone: +27(31)5615137 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Faultless service from staff

With respect to the customer service, visitors love this aspect of this guest house. The staff members representing the property are labelled as extremely warm and friendly in their conduct, and they will go all out to accommodate when possible.

Comfy rooms kept in pristine condition

Travellers post rave reviews about the overall quality of this guest house's rooms. As well as being deemed comfortable, inviting and well appointed with useful amenities, the rooms are described as spotlessly clean and pristine throughout.

Breakfast at a fantastic standard

When taking into account the sentiments of visitors, the breakfast is regarded as one of the best reasons to stay at this guest house. Alongside a varied selection of items to enjoy, the breakfast is regarded as fresh and tasty. On top of this, the breakfast is served up at no additional cost.

Negative Reviews

Location not the most convenient

Although it receives praise for its peacefulness and accessibility, the location of this guest house is not seen in the best light overall by visitors. It is noted that, to get to most nearby attractions such as the beach and Gateway Shopping Centre, a car is highly recommended due to the property's somewhat remote location.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 44 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
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    10 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.4 /10
8.6 out of 10 based on 44 reviews