We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
05/11/2017 06/11/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Kwalala Lodge

    15 Jan Mielie Street | Kwazulu Natal, Pongola 3170, South Africa
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Dining (13)
    Bayala Game Lodge
    30 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Hluhluwe
     
    Zululand Tree Lodge
    137 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Hluhluwe
     
    Shakaland
    96 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Nkwalini
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Empangeni
    24 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Empangeni
     
    Overview
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good11%
    • Average1%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “kwa lala” (29 reviews)
    “place to stay” (4 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Bayala Game Lodge
    30 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Hluhluwe
     
    Zululand Tree Lodge
    137 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Hluhluwe
     
    Shakaland
    96 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Nkwalini
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Empangeni
    24 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Empangeni
     
    Rooms
    5 Nov.6 Nov.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 1 partner sites to see rooms from USD 75.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Pongola hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f812ed26b3f24cd58bd642aab917f340", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1232103,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":5,"month":11,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":6,"month":11,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"f812ed26b3f24cd58bd642aab917f340","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":75,"lowestMetaPrice":75,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":75,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":75,"lowestMetaPrice":75,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":75,"hotelName":"Kwalala Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImY4MTJlZDI2YjNmMjRjZDU4YmQ2NDJhYWI5MTdmMzQwIiwiQUlLIjoiYzNhODlhMTQ4NTBmNGExM2E3NWVmNTdjZGNkOWQxZTUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "05/11/2017", "checkOut": "06/11/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 75", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (86)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 67 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This a nice cozy place where the staff is very friendly and supportive. I really enjoyed my stay there and I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for accommodation in the area. The place has got a lovely homey feeling to it and...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank ds_maake
    Response from KwalalaLodge, Owner at Kwalala LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write to us and everyone who considers to stay at Kwalala Lodge. Our Customers and their feedback is essential for us to work on any improvements we can make with regards to client satisfaction. It is...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Buy at least two irons and ironing boards that the guests can share every time they need to. its unreasonable to pay jut to get your shirt ironed. Comfort is the best employee.. and the ladies who do the cleaning have a very good attitude..More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Fanelen
    Response from KwalalaLodge, Owner at Kwalala LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your insight. We have had so much damage done to the linen and carpets with irons that we had to find alternative options. Comfort, and all our Employees right down to our Garden Guy are happy to hear that you loved our...More

    Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

    All accommodation in Pongola seems to be called a lodge! This place is situated just off the main road in a slightly dubious area, reminiscent of old motels. The rooms all open into a courtyard, private and secure. The dining room is a lovely double...More

    Thank Deborah Q
    Response from KwalalaLodge, Owner at Kwalala LodgeResponded 9 June 2017

    Dear Deborah, we thank you for your words and your insight to what we offered as hosts. Thank you for letting us know how you experienced your stay, it is valuable for us and we can improve on points when clients share their thoughts. We...More

    Reviewed 20 March 2017

    The room was clean, spacious and quiet, lovely decor. The staff was extraordinarily professional and friendly, Dinner was 5 Star Quality and Breakfast just as good. Kwa Lala will definitely see us again!

    Thank Grant1_12
    Response from KwalalaLodge, Owner at Kwalala LodgeResponded 8 May 2017

    Thank you so much for your fantastic review, we are delighted that we were able to meet your expectations.

    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    From check-in, till check-out, seamless friendly an most professional. The room, well decorated and a quite air conditioner, real bliss. Delightful friendly staff/waiter at supper, as well as breakfast, and the fillet was done to perfection. Most definitely one of our most favorite overnight places!!!

    Thank WillemCoetzer
    Response from JanineEddy, Owner at Kwalala LodgeResponded 31 January 2017

    Dear Willem We are Delighted you stay with us was great and you enjoyed our Hospitality. We love that you found the service you wished for and for us it will be a pleasure to have you back with us. Eddy and Janine

    Bayala Game Lodge
    30 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Hluhluwe
     
    Zululand Tree Lodge
    137 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Hluhluwe
     
    Shakaland
    96 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Nkwalini
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Empangeni
    24 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Empangeni
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 73 - USD 77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda and Priceline so you can book your Kwalala Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Zululand >
    • Pongola
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (36)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Dining (13)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (26)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
    Nearby
    Zululand Tree Lodge
    137 reviews
    93.65 km away
     
    Shakaland
    96 reviews
    162.23 km away
     
    Protea Hotel by Marriott Empangeni
    24 reviews
    154.92 km away
     
    Bayala Game Lodge
    30 reviews
    76.89 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Chicken CD's Delights
    .29 km away
    Vis-Agie Resort
    3 reviews
    .59 km away
    Taj Sizzler
    38.56 km away
    Terrace Restaurant Ghost Mountain Inn
    21 reviews
    49.85 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Tiger Safaris
    28.53 km away
    BJ's Tiger Fishing Adventures
    29.59 km away
    Ithala Game Reserve
    65 reviews
    31.43 km away
    Somkhanda Game Reserve
    18 reviews
    35.46 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Kwalala Lodge staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Close to reception for good wi-fi"
    Read review
    "Best rooms"
    Read review
    "The rooms on the South side are quieter."
    Read review
    "All rooms are great - and have TV's and a welcome sherry."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing