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About Goble Palms

A charming blend of tradition, elegance and style awaits in the gracious surroundings of Goble Palms, a beautiful Edwardian lodge set high up on the ridge, overlooking the sea. Relax in an atmosphere of a bygone era with contemporary refinement.

Catering for business persons, leisure guests and sports persons, we are conveniently located to the business areas of the CBD, including the International Convention Centre, major sports venues, The Sun Coast Casino, beaches and uShaka Marine World.

Our guest house offers fifteen fully appointed, en-suite bedrooms which are luxuriously decorated with comforts to pamper. Sumptuous breakfasts are served in the elegant dining room or on the patio overlooking the pool. Guests are invited to relax with a complimentary glass of sherry in any of our several lounges. Our cosy, English-style pub is there for your enjoyment, as well as other amenities.

All our rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, TVs with M-Net and DStv, wireless Internet, tea and coffee-making facilities, radio-alarms, hairdryers, soft and fluffy gowns, and a range of up-to-date glossy magazines.

We have many excellent restaurants in our area and we are happy to recommend and book for you. We will also reserve tours and various local experiences on your behalf. We offer an ideal base for visits to game reserves, the St Lucia Wetlands, the Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg.

Our professional services include airport transfers, a laundry and valet service, vehicle hire and a secretarial service. Goble Palms employs the services of a qualified therapist so guests may indulge in the luxury of wellness, body and beauty treatments in the comfort of your room.

It matters to us that your stay at Goble Palms will be a pleasure for you, and that the hospitality extended to you will ensure your return. We look forward to welcoming you.

  • Response Rate: 33%
  • Response Time: 25 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Includes: B & B
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 25 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • Portfolio Collection
  • 5 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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              Reviews for Goble Palms

              25 guest reviews Reviews of

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              Burton Buissinne, South Africa
              12 November 2013

              The staff was courteous and friendly, the room was clean and very comfortable, and the cooked breakfast every morning was excellent. Goble Palms has an old world charm with modern and well maintained amenities and is ideally situated in Morningside in Durban. Thank you for a very comfortable and relaxing stay.

              Peter Witlox, Netherlands
              17 January 2013

              Quiet neighbourhood, nice pool and garden in a semi-colonial setting. Excellent breakfast. Plenty books to read. Friendly people helping us. Special word of thanks for Victor.

              patrick ngubane, South Africa
              18 December 2012

              Vincent the manager was excellent and the guest house is secured and wonderful venue.

              Michelle Karim, South Africa
              01 October 2012

              We only stayed over for one night but what a lovely place and we will certainly be back. A piece of heaven in the busy Durban.

              Lerato Dikobe, South Africa
              13 September 2011

              I had the most fabulous time. I'm definitely going to be returning.

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              Goble Palms Map

              Goble Palms is 0.9km from the centre of Morningside , the nearest airport 25.2km (King Shaka International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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