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Turnhout, Belgium
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Oldest hosts in town. Amazing how they can offer such a terrific service at their age. They have very good recommendations. For instance the bike tour in the village and near the game park. Room is clean and nice.

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Santa Lucia G/House, Francois is amazing he is 96 years old and still he doing the breakfast in morning. We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay and the tours. Hope we see you again.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stayed with our two boys for six nights in the "appartment" offering two separate but connected bedrooms. Very comfortable with plenty of space, clean and well maintained. We enjoyed the breakfast, especially the Santa Lucia Special, thank you Karen! Rika and Francois are such lovely owners who always made sure we feel comfortable. The provided us with everything we...

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the positive review! it was a pleasure having you as our guests!

Nice, France
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Excellent stay too short Very Good location The Owner very hepful with lots of informations about santa lucia and all around Room very clean with privacy quiet Breakfast various excellent Will be back as soon as possible

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you as our valued guests. Hope we see you again!

Castelfranco Emilia, Italy
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

It seems to be at home but it's even better. Big rooms, furnished with great taste, comfortable toilets and a great hospitality from the manager, who has a fabulous sense of humor and takes care of his guests like they were his children. Definetely recommended. Breakfast was amazing, served in the garden!

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you, we are please that you enjoy your stay at Santa Lucia Francois is amazing he is 96 years old and still on the run.

Voorburg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 August 2016

mr and mrs van der Merwe and their staff gave us a stay to remember in St. Lucia. Their personal touch, their friendliness will we always remember. The guesthouse is situated two blocks of the main road in St Lucia. Everything is within walking distance. The staff arranged an excellent hippo/croc tour for us in a small boat (8 persons)....

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Friendly and helpful staff. They can arrange everything you might be interested in doing, plenty of hippos and crocodiles on the agenda in my case. Very comfortable rooms and simply the best breakfast in South Africa.

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Mol, Belgium
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Excellent stay, nice room, bathroom rather small. Quit neighborhood, good restaurant Reef and Dune, stay away from Ocean Basket (tourist trap). Santa Lucia Guesthouse organised a nice hippo trip on the water.

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Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Santa Lucia Guest House. Well I know everyone by name Martie Francois Rika they have become like family to us we go there once a year to be welcomed with open arms. Nothing is to much for them. They go out of there way to ensure your comfort. The breakfasts are stunning and the rooms spotless. Gardens are beautiful. Its...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We loved our Time st Santa Lucia. Great location which meant walking distance to restaurants and the town centre. Fresh local fruit presented with our delicious english breakfast each morning after having a great sleep in comforable bed. Our Hostess was warm and friendly and most helpful when asked for any advice.

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Berlin
Reviewed 4 July 2016

One of the most lovely B+B we have ever been. The room was spacious, lovely decorated, own terrace, bed heater (great in winter times), fantastic breakfast, nice recommendations regarding trips, Restaurants and look-outs nearby. When you think about staying with "Family" and being welcomed like friends, choose this B+B. We will be back as soon as possible. Thanks to Francois...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy refined South African hospitality in this charming home set in a tropical garden. All rooms have private bathrooms and patios. Full breakfast, which includes fresh tropical fruit, served (weather permitting) on the patio overlooking the garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Lucia Guesthouse

Address: 30 Pelikaan Street | Maputaland, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Price Range: ₹ 5,520 - ₹ 6,319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Santa Lucia Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“For a family the "appartment" is perfect, as it offers up to five beds.”
 of 5 bubbles 11markusn, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 or Room 5 are lighter than the others with Room 6 having loads of room”
 of 5 bubbles TheDunsBuns, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 555marjoleinm, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“#4 was the most generous or the family suite.”
 of 5 bubbles travelopolos, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“Check to make sure you have a private room. Rooms with doors to adjacent rooms were not private.”
 of 5 bubbles tpwoofs, 14 Dec 2014 | Read review
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