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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Road Lodge were so incredibly accommodating for a tired walk in guest that was back and forth between the hotel and the Bay hospital just down the road. The staff were pleasant and helpful, the room was clean and comfortable, the shower amazing and the breakfast was a perfect selection and delicious.

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1 Thank Kim S
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Richards Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review Kim S. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Durban, South Africa
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35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Centrally situated in Richards Bay, the Road Lodge is ideal for a short stay. The rooms are small but comfortable. Breakfast was great and the beverage vending machine in the foyer was a help as there are no kettles in the room. The staff are very friendly and helpful. For 1 or 2 nights it is a good place to... More 

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Thank AilsaLe
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Richards Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 December 2015

—I arrived later than expected but the reception was great —I was on the second floor next to the staircase - I was expecting a lot of noise but could not hear anything. — The staff was very professional — Best budget hotel ever

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Thank keMarcus
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Richards Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Langebaan, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We came to this hotel on a very desperate escape from another hotel. The service we received at 01:00am in the morning was GREAT!!!! The rooms are very basic, with a separate bathroom. It was clean and neat. We had air conditioning in the room, selected dstv channels and the wifi connected immediately. We had the option of being in... More 

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1 Thank Langebaantraveler101
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Richards Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Bloemfontein
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

The rooms are small, but you have your own bathroom with a sower. The bed was very comfortable, and the room has a tv with basic channels and an aircon. It can get quite hot and muggy in Richards Bay so the aircon is very welcome. The breakfast was OK, with fruit salad, yoghurt, 2 types of cereal, scrambled or... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Richards Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are so glad that you were able to enjoy your stay with us. We hope to see you soon. More 

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104 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

The beds are very nice.The rooms are clean and bedding is good quality . Safe parking with a swimming pool. Good value for money. Can definitely recommend this establishment. In richardsbay air conditioning is a must and it works.

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1 Thank bethesdav
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Richards Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon More 

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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Have stayed in a few road lodges and their facilities appear to be standardized and consistent. It's not wow but it's a good place for someone on a budget or just wanting a decent and safe place for the night. You get what you pay for...........

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4 Thank Terry S
Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Richards Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Terry and for the review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

The hotel is clean, the rooms small and every basic. It is on one of the main roads and right across from the Boardwalk shopping centre - easy walking distance. Odd numbered rooms face the road, which wasn't busy at night during my stay, even numbered rooms face away from the road but toward a block of flats which can... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Richards Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. More 

South Africa
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273 reviews
123 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2013

We needed a safe, clean, reliable place to stay for a week while on business in Richard's Bay. We are from the USA, so we weren't quite sure what to expect. This hotel was recommended to us. We were very pleased! PROS 1. Everything was efficient. Staff was GREAT! 2. Plug socket system in the wall even took USA plugs!... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Richards Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comprehensive review stating pros and cons - we are glad you found more pros! More 

Manzini, Swaziland
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2012

I stayed at the hotel for 4 nights. Everything about the hotel is average. We were booked in a room that had a very bad smell and is quite noisy since its close to the reception. We were changed to another room, and that room had not been properly cleaned but better in terms of the noise and smell. Also... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Road Lodge Richards Bay offers quality accommodation to business and leisure travellers visiting the bustling industrial town of Richards Bay and others parts of Zululand. This 90-room hotel is situated opposite the Boardwalk Shopping Centre in the heart of the town and has easy access to the main road connecting Richards Bay with Durban to the south and Zululand and Mozambique to the north. The hotel, which is also within easy reach of the town’s airport, occupies three storeys on the corner of Tassle Berry and East Central Roads. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Road Lodge Richards Bay

Address: Cnr. Tassel Berry and East Central Arterial Roads | Arboretum, Richards Bay 3900, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Richards Bay
Price Range: RM178 - RM196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Road Lodge Richards Bay 1*
Number of rooms: 90
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“I would recommend any room on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles keMarcus, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Avoid rooms on the south side they are noisy, especially room 31 unless you want to hear everytime some flushes the toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles Nkosinathie, 9 Jan 2012 | Read review
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