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Zeranka Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
12 Cowrie Terrace | La Lucia, Umhlanga Rocks 4051, South Africa
Zeranka Lodge
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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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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our third visit to Zeranka and we have thoroughly enjoyed it every time. The management is so friendly, helpful and service oriented. Small touches to make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable. The rooms are comfortable, beautifully decorated and have everything you need for a great holiday. The access to a wonderful and quiet beach is so convenient... More 

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

Thanks Delia... its always a pleasure to have you, David and precious little Hanna to stay... we love having you back and have watched Hanna grow into the most delightful little girl. We know how you enjoy the Lodge and we always try to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Come back soon KInd Regards Marcelle More 

Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This lovely place took me in when i was a little desperate and what a lovely stay it turned out to be. I was actually sad to leave!!! The breakfast was lovely the surroundings were lovely and the OWNERS are lovely. I was on my own but felt part of this place in the short time I was here. I... More 

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

Hi Limi ... it was a pleasure to have you, you were like a breath of fresh air! so glad you enjoyed your stay with us ... would love to welcome you back. Thank you for your kind comments we always try and have our guests feel as comfortable and as much at home as possible xx Marcelle More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is impossible to praise too highly the staff, accommodation and owner of this beautiful property. We stayed for 12 days in room 1 which is a step away from the glittering pool and gate to the beach. We would recommend Zeranka Lodge without any hesitation to anyone who is fortunate enough to be planning a trip to South Africa.... More 

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

Hello Elizabeth and Edward Thanks for your wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure to have you as our guests. We know you enjoyed relaxing by the pool and we miss seeing you both there. Glad you made it home safely. Our motto is "Arrive as a guest and leave as friend"! this really applied to you both. Elizabeth, our... More 

Nelson, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Zeranka for 5 most comfortable nights. The staff were consistently courteous and helpful, and the breakfasts were excellent. The owners are both exceptionally nice. We would highly recommend Zeranka Lodge to any discerning person looking for a special place to stay.

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

Thanks you for your kind words. We take pride in offering our guests great value for money and to having a great holiday .. we know all the planning and preparation that goes into an oversea holiday. Our staff have been with us a long time and take great pride in keeping the Lodge running to a very high standard.... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks for the hospitality, lovely place with quality people, gracious hospitality, quiet and romantic, was wonderful and beyond any expectations we will definitely come again soon to enjoy Kiki Fern and Viki

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

Hi Kiki and the girls ... it was a pleasure having you over the Easter weekend. You ladies were like a breath of fresh air, making the most of every single minute of your time away. We are glad you could enjoy our facilites and we look forward to welcoming you back again any time!! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Zerunka is a lovely place to stay..its comfortable, rooms are clean and spacious and self catering apartment has all amenities....there is a nice swimming pool and a garden.....the best part is a beach which is walking distance...Umhlanga beach is also very close and has a beautiful promenade. Marcelle is a nice person and she takes good care of you....we had... More 

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

Thank you Himani for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you and your family to stay. We are so glad you enjoyed your break away and that you enjoyed the pool and the beach and everything that Umhlanga village has to offer. We look forward to welcoming back. As your dad said "we arrive as a guest and... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient, welcoming and very comfy. The venue has a private beach, and a massive swimming pool. The room was comfy clean and neat. The bedding and bed are extremely comfortable that just force you to have a wonderful deep relaxing tranquil sleep. Umhlanga is only a couple of minutes drive as is everything else. I definitely would recommend this delightful... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review ... we try our very best to keep our guests happy and for our guests to feel that they are at home!! We hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in our beautiful county and we looking forward to welcoming you back to Zeranka one day! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 5 nights at Zeranka Feb 2015, and we was very well looked after. Spacious rooms, clean and tidy. We were a larger than normal group of 6, but we were accomodated for without any problems. Location is great with only a short walk to the beach, also only a short drive to the closest village where there is... More 

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

Hi Anthony Thank you for your review ...It was a pleasure having you and the family to stay. I must say you all made the most of every minute of your holiday in South Africa. Three generations travelling around ... lots of happy memories. We hope we can welcome you all back again one day. Regards Marcelle More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Zeranka for two nights in Feb 2015 when on business in South Africa and can highly recommend it. Rooms are spacious and very clean. Breakfast is excellent. Marcella and team are very friendly and helpful. I had to meet a colleague at the lodge on the first day and had no problems working outdoors under the Lapa. Excellent... More 

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

Hello Jan It was our pleasure to have you to stay, we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We always try and accomodate our business guests as well as our holiday guests. Hope the interviews went well? Kind Regards Marcelle More 

Naaldwijk, The Netherlands
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42 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

In a dead end street and behind a wall you'll find this little treasure. A true hidden secret. We were welcomed most friendly by the lady owner who engulfed us with information over Zeranka itself and Umhlanga Rocks. We had a nice room on the edge of the pool, a super location. Good bed, bathroom okay, own sitting space outside.... More 

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

Thank you so very much for your friendly words. Here at Zeranka Lodge we are proud to state that travellers arrive as our guests and we strive to let them leave as our friends. More 

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