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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   12 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Umhlanga Rocks 4051, South Africa
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Zeranka Lodge
Ranked #3 of 41 Umhlanga Rocks B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dusseldorf, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our reception was great, it was given to us tips for excursions. The room was just beautiful, with much love furnished. The breakfast was great, everything is fresh and all wishes were fulfilled. We would go back anytime.

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Beautiful word you have to say about our lodge. Thank you and so happy you were pleased with your stay and breakfast here. Hope to see you back again.. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The owner, Marcella Hold, has done everything right to provide good service in a "feel at home style". The Zeranka Lodge is located in a very nice neighbourhood with easy access to the main road to town. It was a walk of only 50 meters from the garden to the beautiful beach. We stayed only 1 night on October 23,... More 

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you had a stop by at our Lodge. We try our utmost best to always make guests feel like they have a home away from home here with us. Wishing you safe travels throughout South Africa and on your return home. More 

Middelburg, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Although we only stayed at Zeranka for 1 night, we enjoyed our stay very much. We were kindly welcomed and could here the beach which is very close. Because we had to leave quite early the next morning to catch our flight, they prepared a breakfast for us so we didn't have to leave on an empty stomach. The room... More 

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Hearing the sounds of the Indian Ocean from your room is a great way to fall asleep at night. Pity you were only here for a short time but glad we were able to offer a small breakfast on departure to kick-start your long day of traveling. Wishing you safe travels on your return home. More 

Bodegraven, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a really nice stay. In 5 minutes you drive to Umhlanga and in 10 minutes to the Durban boulevard. We had a big family chalet. Thanks for the wonderfull stay. In 1 minute distance there is the nice beach. The owner is very friendly.

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you had a wonderful stay with us and were able to do some exploring through the city and Umhlanga. Wishing you safe travels throughout South Africa and a safe trip on your return home. More 

Clarens, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Only 1 night stay, but felt very welcome. Beach at only 2 minutes walk, but no swimming, because there are no shark nets. Town center and restaurants 5 min by car. Breakfast very complete and delightful.

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed the beach and nearby restaurants. Pity about the previous storms that let to no nets out at sea. You will have to return sometime soon to experience the warm Indian Ocean. More 

Arnhem, Nederland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The rooms are clean, stylish, and offer you everything you need and more. The owner and staff are very helpfull and thay gave us good advices about what to do and see in Durban as well as where to eat. The lodge is located very close to the beach and in a beautifull neighbourhood. I would advise a stay in... More 

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful words about Zeranka. We are alway so happy to hear we have happy guests. Glad we were able to make your stay with us as pleasing and comfortable as possible. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This guesthouse is a real gem. You really feel welcome and Marcelle really took the time to give tips what to do and where to eat. The rooms were wonderful. The beach is right next door and the centre of town is a 5 minutes drive. Breakfast is one of the best we had on our trip.

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

So glad to hear you were able to enjoy our great selection we have on offer for breakfast as well as the close walk to the beach. Good advise always helps when you are unfamiliar with the area. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip throughout South Africa as much as you enjoyed Zeranka. More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Nice place to stay with the beach very closeby (20-30 mtr's), very good hospitality and a great breakfast. Very friendly and we got good advice about where to dinner and where to shop. Also we got good about our next destination Tendele in Drakensbergen.

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Getting great advise from the locals always makes your trip that much easier to enjoy and find the hidden secrets. I have no doubt that you had a lovely stay throughout your travels and a safe journey on your return home. More 

Epen
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

We loved our stay at Zeranka Lodge. Nice room, good breakfast and nice people. The Lodge has its own path to the beach. We can recommend this lodge for your stay at Umhlanga Fantastic dinner at Little Havana. The best place to be!!

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to enjoy the wonderful beach just a stones throw away. Little Havana always remained a firm favorite and never fails to impress. Wishing you safe travels on your return home. More 

Zinkwazi Beach, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was our second visit to Zeranka , and even though we are locals (stay 70km North) this truly felt like being on holiday. Marcelle , well done , you have certainly maintained the high standard of a top class B&B. This was a special occasion for my wife's birthday and she was thrilled to receive a gift on arrival... More 

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Marcelle H, Manager at Zeranka Lodge, responded to this review

We are always so happy to have more and more locals at the lodge. Sometimes all you need is a short getaway from home to feel revived and refreshed. So pleased that you and your wife chose to share a special occasion at the lodge. Hope to see you soon again. More 

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Address: 12 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Umhlanga Rocks 4051, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Hotel Class:4 star — Zeranka Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7

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