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Three Cities Imvubu Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr. Krewelkring & Hibberd Drive, Meerensee, Richards Bay 3901, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Imvubu Lodge)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Its a relatively good spot for some beach and relaxation time. We even had a visit by the local management to see if our stay was up to our standards. However, i did feel that their restaurant and bar were understaffed as we waited ages to get served! The other downside was that the breakfasts are not included in the... More

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Emalahleni, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I stayed overnight at this lodge after hearing it was a decent place to stay but it wasn't long before I realized that it just didn't cut the mustard. I phoned to book a room the day before I arrived and was assured that no booking was necessary as they had plenty of empty rooms. When I arrived the following... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Good value for money, but a bit on the old side - good to stay for business, but not really for holiday - venue's bar has fantastic views, but chalet not - service and safety is good and over all a nice experience

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Lodge requires upgrade. We stayed in the deluxe cabin which is spacious but the kitchen is very dark. The lounge only have 1 cane couch and a single bed in the lounge - really. Furnishings are very old fashion and out dated. In the basement of the cabin is used to store hotel stock so in the mornings they come... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We had quite a chilled and relaxing time at this lodge. However, they seemed to be slightly understaffed especially at the bar. And during festive season. Also breakfast was not free as stated on the website, and there was no wifi. Though the beach and the view are incredible! Its a cool getaway spot!

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Westbrook Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This lodge has just been taken over by the Three Cities group of hotels. Although we stayed over one night only, it is a stay we will remember. The log cabins are situated in a 'jungle' and birds give you your wake up call in the morning. The beach is just a few steps away and from the look out... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The location is close to the sea, so a walk down some steps (did not like the rubber wheels at the bottom though) you reach the beach. The location is very lush and green, and the chalet was well appointed with all the facilities. TV could have been a bit bigger, as the day we were there it was raining... More

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Durban, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Good day There is no option for complaints on this page so I am using this form to raise a complaint. I recently stayed at the Imvubu lodge in Richardsbay. Being part of the Protea group of hotels I expected something exceptional (as per the website pics). Imagine my surprise to find a poorly run facility, with small dingy accommodation... More

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Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This property is a series of cabin style accomodations; some have two guest suites, and others just one. The setting is jungle-by-the-sea and we absolutely loved it. The manager and some staff were there to greet the tour bus we were on, with gift trinkets attached to our room keys, and a cocktail in the lobby. The cabins have kitchenettes... More

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Very nice place with good accommodation for meeting and seminaries. The hotel is nicely located on a bush with access to the ocean beach. The various bungalows are comfortable and clean. I have really appreciated the hospitality of the staff and their availability. The hotel is not very far from the local airport.

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Address: Cnr. Krewelkring & Hibberd Drive, Meerensee, Richards Bay 3901, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel Imvubu Lodge)
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Richards Bay > Meerensee
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Hotel Class:3 star — Three Cities Imvubu Lodge 3*
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Protea Hotel Imvubu Richards Bay

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Three Cities Imvubu Lodge is Your Place in Nature. Three Cities Imvubu Lodge is conveniently situated with Private Access to a golden beach of the Indian Ocean. While nesting within lush indigenous surroundings, filled with an abundance of birdlife, this location offers the exhilaration of holidaying in an idyllic part of the world, while being only mere minutes away from the Richards Bay Airport and the growing hub of Richards Bay. With a variety of unique luxury, stand alone, fully serviced chalets, GUESTS of Imvubu Lodge have the advantage of being able to select either a Self Catering option or enjoy the luxury of being catered for at the onsite 'In the Reeds' restaurant. Offering an exceptional standard of cuisine that is sure to satisfy any taste bud, enjoy the picturesque view of our resident Fish Eagle taking fish out of Lake Menywa. Enjoy the magnificent 'Sun Downer Deck' offering pub like meals, with a 180 degree sea view, or just relax and have an ice cold beverage from the 'Sun Downer Bar', while the rest of the world rushes by. Imvubu Lodge offers world class, state of the art business and conferencing facilities ensuring that the business man is able to get the work done even while relaxing in these natural surroundings. In addition to all of this, we offer 24 Hour security, parking at your private chalets, friendly and efficient staff to assist with any of your queries; Three Cities Imvubu Lodge welcomes all GUESTS be it for Business of Pleasure. ... more   less 
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