We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 219 Durban B&Bs / inns

Valley Lodge

2 Valley Drive Hillcrest, Durban 3610, South Africa
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Valley Lodge to your Saves list
Valley Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
Ranked #53 of 219 Durban B&B and Inns
A recent review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014
delphiDurban Durban
  • Reviews (16)
  • Photos (33)
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (7)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

16 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Beautiful gardens but rather shabby accommodation definitely not worth 5 star rating. The air con wasn't working and it took 20mins for the staff to sort it out, unable to use the fan that was practical hanging by a thread from the roof. The pictures were at various angles on the wall and generally the room looked like it needs... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

It's a great hotel Good service and friendly staff BEAUTIFUL views from the room Average size pool Nice bathrooms AIR CON which is a treat A great small place to relax by the pool Stunning flowers Sone loose wires in the rooms But we'll equipt and a really good place (Loved the breakfast!)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Stayed here for one night on a business trip around South Africa in November 2013 - Lovely place and a refreshing change from chain hotels. Great staff and very helpful, the owner's wife even organising to drop us off and pick us up from a business dinner in town.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Small boutique Hotel created by renovating a house and biuilding on number of rooms on the same property. Everything was clean and in order. Decent foot, good accommodation. Nice & pleasant small hotel with friendly staff keen to assist and ensure pleasant stay. Located quite centrally to Hilcrest.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
67 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Our group of six spent three nights here in Rooms 1-3. A very attractive and secure lodge and grounds in Hillcrest, very suitable if you need to stay in this region. The lodge rooms are all themed differently, some of which are quite dark - if you don't like imposing dark red walls throughout ask for another room! Some have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leighton Buzzard, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We stayed here a few weeks ago for 9 nights as we had a wedding to attend near by. Room was lovely and spacious (room 14) and the staff were very accommodating, helpful and friendly. We didn't make breakfast very often as it finished a bit early for us (7am-9am) but when we did there was a good choice. As... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights while on business. The fully functional suite (No. 4) was a lot bigger than I expected, would have been a modestly priced apartment in the Midwest. The service was excellent, with the concierge taking my order for dinner at my door every night. The breakfast/dinner menu was a bit lacking for options, but the food... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town Central, South Africa
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This B&B is located in Hillcrest, about half an hours drive from Durban, or a good hour from the airport. The staff are very friendly, the room we had was excellent, and we had a good breakfast. The accommodation is very central, close to the shops and restaurants, and well fenced with safe parking and sercurity gate.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Stayed for two weeks and really enjoyed every minute. The accommodation is excellent. The grounds are beautiful and very relaxing. The staff are very friendly and very helpful. Plenty of secure car parking. Excellent Breakfast. Really glad that I discovered Valley Lodge. Thanks to all at Valley Lodge for a perfect two weeks.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We recently stayed here for a Week while visiting family in the area. We stayed in one of the units with the bedroom upstairs and living area downstairs. The room has a large king size bed and bathroom with bath tub upstairs and a living room, kitchen and shower room downstairs. There is plenty of room for a family of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Valley Lodge, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Valley Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Valley Lodge

Address: 2 Valley Drive Hillcrest, Durban 3610, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com, Priceline and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Valley Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

33 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (34)
Dining (1)
Room/suite (8)
View from room (1)
Bathroom (2)
Hotel & grounds (8)
Pool/beach area (2)
Other (12)

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer