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Umtamvuna River Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good13%
  • Average30%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible17%
24 Apr 2018
“Pleasant experience ”
7 Apr 2018
“Absolutely LOVED this place!”
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate a few meals here. The food was always pleasant and the venue is pretty with a nice view out to the river. It was quiet but hopefully will get a good reputation and thereby grow their clientele.

Thank Jean M
Response from MattBuys, Public Relations Manager at Umtamvuna River LodgeResponded 5 June 2018

Dear Jean, Apologies for the delayed response on this, but thank you so much for your kind words and feedback. It is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 7 April 2018

We popped in to this gem of a destination - and ended up staying the entire day. Although we didn't stay over, we had a look into the rooms which seemed to be spotlessly clean and really spacious. Later on in the day we got...More

Thank DamonBeard
Reviewed 30 November 2017

What a stroke of luck to find this hidden gem. My hubby and I were looking to get out of Durban for the weekend to explore and relax. Umtamvuna River Lodge has a very unique feel and so much to offer. As we arrived our...More

Thank HappydaysSuzanne
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

What a total let down! !!! On arrival staff merely pointed to staircase leading to ''honeymoon'' suite. No baggage assistance offered. ''Suite'' consists of bedroom, dump room and cupboards used as storage. 2 complimentary coffee sachets for weekend. So close to roof that humidity suffocating....More

Thank blomf
Response from MattBuys, Manager at Umtamvuna River LodgeResponded 23 November 2017

Dear Mr Flowerday I refer to your recent review above. On behalf of the management and STAFF at Umtamvuna River Lodge I would like to apologise most sincerely for your unacceptable service experience. We are extremely saddened by your feedback. As you are aware as...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Never would have thought that this slice of paradise existed so close to home. Let's talk exclusivity, style, tranquility and utter peace with the option of the opposite -thrill rides on jet skis, wake skating, cliff diving, fishing, helicopter flips (the list goes on)- should...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$85 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$85 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (21)
Pool & Beach (3)
Room & Suite (3)
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"All the rooms are nice and very similar. Our favourite is room 8. If stairs into your room are a problem,..."
HappydaysSuzanne
2 million years ago
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"Choose a room away from the restaurant as there is a lot of traffic and staff walking and talking during..."
ThuleN
2 million years ago
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"Tranquil Gems all round"
jacquesc667
2 million years ago
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"None...they are all close together and overlook the either the parking area, the pool or the boat house."
anjedeklerk
2 million years ago
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