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Ridgeview Lodge

17 Loudoun Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Ranked #17 of 234 Durban B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the midst of a busy city is a quiet haven ,free from stress ,the best view in Durban and relaxed hosts ,what more could you want ?Place as clean as a whistle ,breakfast out of the top drawer. Good parking . Easy access . Clearly will want to go there again .

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings Uncle Jeems,there can be no more satisfaction than having a satisfied guest telling you how much he enjoyed his stay at Ridgeview Lodge, Thank you for the review, its an absolute pleasure to have been a service to you and we look forward to hosting you again. Go well. Gary & Tosca More 

Swakopmund
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality during our week at Ridgeview! Our garden room was well appointed, breakfasts were scrumptious, staff great... From strangers to friends...Thanks Gary and Tosca :)

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Karen and Rob, yes indeed, you sure left as friends, felt like we had known you for years, I guess thats the character of Ridgeview Lodge. Great to read that you enjoyed your stay and who knows when, we look forward to hosting you again......Go Well G&T More 

Lusaka, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Right from touch down at King Shaka airport, my wife (Isabelle) and I felt safe and secure when a taxi booked through Ridgeview Lodge came to collect us. We were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the lodge was and the warm reception from Tosca and Gary. The room was great, neat and comfortable. We liked the surroundings, the greenery, and... More 

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings Gerald, many thanks for the review, much appreciated. We don't serve lunch or diner as we are a B&B but, as you know you were most welcome to buy our own and we would heat and serve the meal in the bar, on the veranda or even in the dining room. Eating is not allowed in the bedrooms due... More 

Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Amazing rooms, great view and the owner of the place is really fun and gives a lot of advices on where to go to eat and what to see and to do around. Nice pool, tropical-style huge garden and great bar! Low prices too..

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Paolo, many thanks for the positive review, we always strive to give of our best and learn from the reviews. I'm happy to read that you enjoyed Durban and the Guest House facilities . Dont forget I will be skiing next winter, gonna give you a call. Go well, Regards Gary & Tosca More 

Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Very nice lodge ! Comfortable, affordable, warm welcome from the owners, excellent breakfast , superb view ! Goid location, very close from city center and at same time, very quiet. An excellent place that we recommend

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Louis, it was wonderful to meet your family and have you staying with us, we are excited to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you again when next you are in Durban. Go well, Gary & Tosca More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This was one of our best holidays ever and we could not have asked for a better experience. Gary and Tosca will give you the best tips and service no matter how long your stay. We were at the lodge for 6 nights and I could have done with another 3 weeks before heading back to PE. Everything is at... More 

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mel & Ryan, how are the "love birds" settling into arranging your wedding?. It sure was wonderful having you stay with us over Christmas and that you enjoyed both the city, our facilities and accommodation. The staff sure do try and maintain the high standards. I hope that you'll be back in Durbs soon and come and stay once... More 

South korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Very friendly and helpful, clean and comfortable room, an impressive bar, excellent breakfast, professional service, wifi etc. Everything perfect. I will Stay Ridgeview Lodge again if I visit to Durban.

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings and many many thanks for the positive review and that you enjoyed your stay at Ridgeview Lodge. Seasons greetings to you and the Family, Best Regards Gary More 

Ettlingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stayed three nights in the Ridgeview Lodge and enjoyed the stay a lot. The Lodge is a beautiful property with a view over the habour. The Staff provided excellent tips about Durban. Breakfeast was excellent with a lot of choices of continatal and cooked dishes.

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings Dirk, thanks for the review , we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay hence the positive feed back, we look forward to hosting you when next in Durban. Go well Gary &Tosca More 

Aalborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We felt very welcome, and we got all the help and good advices, we needed, when we stayed at the lodge. Nice people, friendly service. The owners seemed really interested in supporting us during our stay. We wouldn't hesitate to book again!

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings and many thanks for the positive feed back review, we always place a lot of effort and encouragement for guests to both enjoy our Lodge and enjoy their visit to Durban, we are all friends, keep well Gary & Tosca More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Excellent views and great location overlooking Durban, secure parking , quiet, serene. My stay was enjoyable, rooms are a little small for South Africa but good value for the money....................

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings Gordon, many thanks for staying with us at Ridgeview, unfortunately I was away at the time of your stay but I'm sure that Lindsay did a fine job as your hostess. It is so that some of the bedrooms are on the smaller side, we do offer larger rooms at a higher room rate, Unfortunately the house is a... More 

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