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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
  • 10 Oct. 2018
    “Very nice”
  • 29 Jun. 2017
    “Not up to standard”
5 Rethman Drive Umtentweni, Port Shepstone 4235 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The lodge is nice and has options to book to host for events wether outside on the well maintained garden or inside in the restaurant or rather the dinning area.is next to the sea sea so you also get the view which is nice.the staff...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank kedibonem609
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I expected a lot more for the prices we paid for the accommodation and conference facilities. There was no wifi in the rooms, which makes business trips a bit of a mission, having to move to the communal eating area to send an email at...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank JennaM0012
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Everything is and was perfect from the garden to the restaurant. Staff is well trained and professional. Room neat and tidy. Best stay in Natal I ever experienced. The food was top notch. Good security all round

Date of stay: April 2016
1  Thank Jacques D
Response from Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Umdlalo LodgeResponded 12 July 2016

Thanks for the great 5-star review! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 23 December 2014

We travelled from Johannesburg to Umtentweni, booked 7 nights only for an awful experience and had to leave after the first night even though looking for accommodation on south coast at Christmas time is a nightmare! We arrived at the main gate, waited 15 min...More

Date of stay: December 2014
4  Thank shivanis595
Response from Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Umdlalo LodgeResponded 12 July 2016

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our apologies for your experience and for the very delayed response. We have just taken over the accommodation and we can assure you that you would have a 5-star holiday with us. We...More

Reviewed 8 December 2014

We held a private event at Zizi's Restaurant at Umdlalo Lodge and were very impressed with the experience. Julius, Andre and the rest of the staff went out of their way to accommodate our every request. The event room is tasteful, spacious and well appointed...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank MiluskaT
Response from Judd S, Front Office Manager at Umdlalo LodgeResponded 12 July 2016

Thanks for the great 5-star review! We hope to see you soon!

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Umdlalo Lodge is an upmarket four star guest lodge with eight luxurious air conditioned en suite bedrooms plus a romantic honeymoon suite. Umdlalo Lodge has the flexible capability to host day conferences for up to More 60 delegates. Zizi's Restaurant, also a unique venue of taste is located in the lodge. To complete the all under one roof package is a fashionable Ladies Bar overlooking a substantial veranda with sea view. The lodge, restaurant and facilities are all housed in total privacy surrounded by mature trees to make Weddings, Corporate Functions and Special Events an even more memorable event to be remembered. Umdlalo Lodge is located in Umtentweni a few minutes North of Port Shepstone, with easy access to the N2 Toll Road, Major Shopping Centres, Golf and Other Recreational Facilities. Umtentweni Main Beach is within easy walking distance. We are pleased to advise that there are now direct flights between OR Tambo and Margate Airports via CemAir - AA Assured Accommodation Programme Assessment 2013 "Overall - This is a professionally run establishment where excellence is the only Standard! Guest comfort is priority. Commendations - Great Accommodation. Good hospitality. Great Food and Beverage Service. Web Review - High Impact WOW Factor. Great Use of Visuals." (Abbreviated report). Enjoy the Umdlalo Lodge Website - 'The Venue of Choice'. Less
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Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Port Shepstone
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South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Port Shepstone
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"Room 9 was great"
16 May 2016
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