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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay there but had problems with the airconditioner. The owner tried to fix it but it was still not functional. The rest of the service and facilities were great!!! Our room was fully functional and dry clean

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Mauritius
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a one night stay here as part of our overnight safari. This place is a hidden gem, the atmosphere is magical, the staff super friendly and the rooms-well they are cavernous and the beds are great. St. Lucia being a quaint little town, everything is in walking distance. We were just wishing that we could have stayed longer.If... More 

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Clarens, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice lodge with a beautiful tropical garden. Well situated in the center but nevertheless very quiet. At night you have a romantic sound of the frogs. Comfortable rooms. Very good breakfast. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Umlilo Lodge - the staff are very friendly and helpful. They were able to organize plenty of activities for us within the area which we thoroughly enjoyed. The room was very spacious and there were plenty of places to relax within the lodge.

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Birmingham
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Easy to find - just off the main road in St Lucia. A very warm welcome by Lorens who is a great host. He showed us where to go and explained the breakfast times and the honesty bar. The room was adequate - quite large - a little dark - nice bathrooms - good bath and shower - to -... More 

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Pinckneyville, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were lucky enough to spend four nights here on a month-long tour of South Africa. St. Lucia is beautiful and if we are able to return this is where we'll base out of. Family-owned and operated, Laurens and Charles (father and son) are great hosts and breakfast chefs. Rooms are comfortable, hot water hit and miss (as with lots... More 

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Milan
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very good position, excellent food and ospitality.friendly people, clean rooms. We recomand to everybody the lodge and the place because in really confortable and suitable. Ideal also for children. We will come back

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Lovely design within a pseudo jungle setting. The breakfast was fantastic and the hosts were very helpful. Located next door to a restaurant and within walking distance of the main town of St Lucia. Just a very relaxing place with the wonderful sounds if frigs and a running creek

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South Africa
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

My review from two years ago is still valid, since our group of 12 from the USA just stayed here again - and loved it! So, read on.... This place is almost perfect! Almost. You cannot possibly beat the friendliness of the owners, their zeal to make you comfortable, and their willingness to help. Furthermore, the atmosphere outside the rooms,... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great location and lovely rooms, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers provided. Warm welcome from Charles, very large and comfortable rooms. Great breakfasts. The owners provided great information about what to do and also booked excursions for us. Also made great restaurant recommendations for dinner. Would definitely return

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Umlilo Lodge is located in St Lucia and surrounded by the Big 4 (no Lions) iSimangaliso Wetland Park; South Africa's first National World Heritage Site. Lake St Lucia is a large estuarine lake abundant with hippos, crocodiles, fish and hundreds of bird species. The area comprises rivers, lakes, marshes, mangrove swamps and huge sand dunes, protection the town from the Indian Ocean, beautiful unspoiled beaches with Whale Watching and Sea Turtle Tours in Season. Our rustic but luxurious Lodge offer 12 comfortable en suite guests bedrooms, All rooms have air - conditioning, 10 TV channels, mosquito nets, hair dryer, safety deposit boxes, refrigerator, complimentary tea & coffee facility etc. Guests can choose to laze on the wooden deck by the pool, make use of full internet in our info area as well as WiFi for guests who would like to bring their own WiFi devise. Relax in our bar lounge with honesty bar full Digital Satellite Television (DSTV) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umlilo Lodge B&B

Address: 9 Dolphin Avenue | PO Box 267, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Price Range: ₹ 6,292 - ₹ 8,002 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Umlilo Lodge B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“beware the noisy motor in the large koi ponds in the grounds just outside the rooms - i had to request it be turned off - and was told no one had ever complained - the point is that i found it extremely noisy and if that was their first complaint - then so be it and comply nicely.”
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