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    Makakatana Bay Lodge

    Lot 3 Makakatana | Western Shores Lake St Lucia, iSimangaliso Wetland Park 3935, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent67%
          • Very good27%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “boat trip” (18 reviews)
          “game drives” (23 reviews)
          “st lucia” (8 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 19 December 2016

          You guys made my birthday. First from the game drive with Michael - and seeing a Leopard was a cherry on top, to an absolutely stunning dinner in the room. You made my year! The friendliness of your staff is invaluable.

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          Response from Leigh-Ann M, Owner at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 20 December 2016

          We are so pleased that you loved your birthday at Makakatana! Birthdays are special and our team are so happy to hear that they made you happy!

          Reviewed 27 October 2016

          We were sorry to only have one night to stay at Makakatana Bay Lodge en-route to northern Kwazulu Natal, though we have stayed there before, and had good memories of our last stay. The accommodation was very comfortable and our tour of the reserve was...More

          Thank FelicityJohannesburg
          Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 28 November 2016

          Thank you for your wonderful feedback and allowing us to welcome you back. We are so happy that you enjoyed your tours with Johan your Ranger and had some good laughs and sitings. Kind Regards Hannah

          Reviewed 11 September 2016

          We stayed at this lodge for 2 nights and it was really great. The lodge only has 6 rooms which gives it a nice family feel to it. The service is amazing and the food was great too. The rooms are really nice. We had...More

          Thank Jessica R
          Response from Makakatana L, Owner at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 13 September 2016

          Thank you so much for your comments and thank you for choosing to stay at Makakatana Bay Lodge! We hope you do come back to visit us again. Kind regards, Leigh-Ann

          Reviewed 31 August 2016

          We had a super 3 night stay here. The room was very slick and modern with a stunning outside bath and shower, and a separate area with a bed for our young daughter complete with a sliding door which gave us all our own space....More

          1  Thank JCE943
          Response from Leigh-Ann M, Owner at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 2 September 2016

          Thank you for your response, it is most appreciated and what a lovely description. Warrwick is a real Gem and we are so glad that you enjoyed him so much! Kind regards, Leigh-Ann

          Reviewed 25 August 2016

          We drove up to Makakatana from Durban in about 2.5 hours and had no trouble finding the lodge with wonderful directions, passing warthogs, wildebeests and rhinos along the way. We were greeted with homemade lemonade and shown our rooms. We had 2 rooms with 2...More

          Thank Shosek
          Response from Leigh-Ann M, Owner at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 2 September 2016

          Thank you for your comments and particularly on our staff. I cannot tell you what an impact feedback like this does for everyones moral. Our staff are very passionate and it really is appreciated to hear comments like this. We are glad that you enjoyed...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 462 - USD 776 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • iSimangaliso Wetland Park
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          Traveller (130)
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          Ficklefan
          Hi there, please can you provide some more information on your ocean safaris? Does it also include swimming with dolphins? Hope to hear from you soon. Alta
          12 January 2017|
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          Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
          Hi Alta, We offer beach safaris which includes snorkelling. We do not to dolphin tours unfortuantely. Kind regards, Leigh-Ann
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          LetitiaDuvenhage
          It looks stunning! Do you have a spa on site?
          1 March 2016|
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          Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
          Unfortunately we do not have a Spa on our facility their is however one in St.Lucia that we can organise to come to the lodge to do treatments
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          "Wi-fi is available in the reception lounge and eating area but not the rooms which I kind of liked."
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          "Each room is unique"
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          "The new family rooms are Great!, I also loved the Honeymoon room - Chic."
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          "All rooms seem to be of the same high standard"
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