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Makaranga Lodge

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

I stayed for business for two nights at Makaranga. I usually stay closer to Durban but wanted a change and it was well worth the extra time to get there from the airport. I'd highly recommend for a relaxed stay with good food, including breakfast.

Thank Yarmas
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The lack of friendly service and really average food does not do justice to this fantastic setting. Sadly this is not improving. This is my 10 th visit in recent years and things have gone from bad to worse. The kids hotdogs were well presented...More

Thank 210nikig
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The great service, well trained staff, new menu, amazing decor and terrific lounge area are overshadowed only by the most breathtaking view as one steps out of the reception area onto the deck. The view one is met with and the tranquil walk through the...More

Thank TheFlake
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

A homely feeling away from home. As with everything in life there are some, albeit small, points that can be improved.. the bathrooms need some attention... but otherwise a wonderful place to stay with stunning surrounding gardens and exceptionally friendly, attentive and genuine staff.

Thank Boyd H
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Not our first experience at Makaranga but our worst- booked a table for a family lunch on a public holiday and the wait began.... excuse was that a big table had ordered ahead of us but in the end we waited an hour and a...More

Thank Canhappen
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$ 126 - US$ 138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 126 - US$ 138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Dear Michelle Please could you provide me with your telephone number and email address. Thank you. Kind regards Candice
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Room Tips
"All the rooms are large and beautifully appointed. They all cater for wheelchairs too."
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"Did not stay at the Hotel, therfore cannot give a review on the Hotel"
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"I think most of the rooms on the top floor has best views to the garden"
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"ask for extra pillows. rooms on either side are quiet. Sundays are very busy with families and little kids."
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