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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Stayed at Zeranka lodge just for one night. Wish we have stayed there much longer. For us it was the nicest, cleanest and best place we have stayed in South Africa. The room is very large and clean, with a nice access to the beach. It is a very nice and safe neighbourghood and Marcelle is a good hostess and...

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Clint Thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you both to stay. Sorry you did not make the breakfast .... luckily you checked your flight time. We do give a continental breakfast in the rooms for our guests that depart early. Travel on safely Regards Marcelle

Reviewed 4 August 2015

We stayed one night at Zeranka Lodge. "Just pick what you want to drink. We trust you you will pay." I like the trust they have in people. We met very friendly people. The shortcut to the beach was very nice. We enjoyed walking on the beach

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Peter Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the freedom of the bar, we like our guests to feel totally relaxed as if they were in their own homes. We are very blessed to have the beach right at our doorstep! I do not think we realize how lucky we are!! Kind Regards Marcelle

Reviewed 14 July 2015

Stayed at Zeranka Lodge over the Durban July Weekend. Rooms are clean and are cleaned daily, quick access to the beach, quiet and yet very close to all Durban attractions. The owner Marcelle is a special kind of lady, very friendly, always willing to help a great deal with a smile. I recommend the place to anyone visiting.....

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thabiso Thanks for the review. It was a pleasure having you and your wife to stay with us over the July. So glad you and your group enjoyed their stay with us. We would love to welcome you back again. Kind Regards Marcelle

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Stunning location, immaculately cleaned, spotless bathrooms, scrumptious breakfast and delightful staff! We were there in the middle of winter, and didn't feel ANY cold at all, which also helped. 100%

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You Cornel for your kind words.... it was pleasure to have you and all your friends here for the weekend to celebrate your birthday party. I am so glad you all had a great time, we enjoyed having you. Regards Marcelle

Reviewed 1 June 2015

We stay there for two nights, the staff was very helpful and organize a day trip for us. Except of their for a restaurant ;-) everything was very very good. Very good breakfast. The bathroom was a little bit small but sufficient for two nights.

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I know you enjoyed your tour ... we highly recommend the tour of the Indian market, African Market that you did. Glad you enjoyed your breakfast, we try hard to offer our guests a good breakfast, with a nice selection on offer. Travel on safely...

Beverwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 May 2015

This is absolutely a nice and friendly place. The owner provides you with everything you need and everything you need can be found. The lodge is just a two minute walk from the beach and it's ten minutes by car to a nice centre with restaurants near the beach. You stay in what is clearly one of the better parts...

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

HI there Thanks for the review ... yes, you were in one of the two smaller standard rooms we have ... the other 5 rooms are much larger ... unfortunately, as all the agents book, the rooms are allocated on a first come first basis.and depending on a standard, deluxe or luxury request. I am glad you enjoyed Little Havana...

Reviewed 20 May 2015

It was a short but beatifull stay in the Zeranka lodge. The owner Marcelle was very helpfull and give a lot of information. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was good. We feel like home.

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ben Thanks for your kind words .... yes your stay was far too short ... we hope to see you again one day and for a longer time, so you can experience everything that our beautiful area has to offer. Travel on Safely Kind Regards Marcelle

Kwintsheul, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 May 2015

It is a very nice and comfortable place to stay. We had a really nice appartment for the whole family. It was very clean and the service and reception was also good. It lies right by the ocean, but also close to the airport of Durban. In about 5 minutes you're in the heart of Umlangha Rocks with lots of...

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Susan ... it was a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us at Zeranka Lodge and I am so glad that you all enjoyed your stay with us ... sorry it was so short! We always try to have our guests fell at home away from home. Travel on Safely Kind Regards Marcelle

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We recently stayed at Zeranka Lodge on the last stage of our Family holiday to South Africa. We were made very welcome by the owner Marcelle who explained in detail how she operates her Bed and Breakfast which has modern, clean and comfortable bedrooms together with a tasty hot breakfast if required or a cold buffet selection as an alternative..Additionally...

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you all to stay and I so enjoyed you all making the most of what Durban and the surrounding areas has to offer. Hope on your next visit the fishing trip will be a success! KInd Regards Marcelle

Bryanston, South Africa
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Because of the positive reviews on tripadvisor, we chose for Licorna Beach in Umhlanga Rocks. We booked the penthouse with full sea view. After a 600 kilometre drive we found out that the penthouse was double booked.No effort was made by Licorna staff to assist us in getting another accommodation in Umhlanga. After going to all the beach hotels and...

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Marcelle H, Owner at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Hello there Thanks for the kind words .... I was so desperately sorry for you, to have had a bad experience like this. Nothing worse than looking forward to a holiday and then to have your hopes dashed. I am glad I could help out, even just for the one night, as we were full for the others. I hope...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zeranka Lodge is the winner of the B&B sure/Kwababa Award and we are 4 star registered. It is a family run Lodge. We have a beautiful garden with pool and BBQ facilities. We are only 30 metres from the tranquil lower La Lucia beaches which can be accessed via a gate within Zeranka grounds, and approx 4km from Gateway (one of the largest shopping malls in the world) offering a multitude of shops, entertainment, and eating experiences. You will have one secure parking bay on the premises per room/unit and all rooms are air-conditioned. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zeranka Lodge

Address: 12 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Umhlanga Rocks 4051, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Hotel Class:4 star — Zeranka Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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