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.

The Sibaya Lodge

1 Sibaya Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
Hotel amenities
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
The Sibaya Lodge
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
The Sibaya Lodge
Write a Review

25 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    4
    11
    6
    4
    0
See reviews for
10
6
1
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (25)
  • Mar-May only
    (9)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (4)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (7)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (5)
All months
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the lodge overnight, paid R2,030.00 for a Three Star Casino lodge. We expected a clean, courteous and well manned facility (not 4 or 5 start) but we got one star service! First impressions last and the reception area is nothing like any casino hotel/lodge we have been to! It is very dull, looks old and could pass... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

In Durban I stayed at Sibaya Lodge. This is a wonderfull tourist attraction and a great spot. The staff are very friendly and helpful. My favorie part is the swimming pool aera, it is a great place to relax on a nice hot day. The food looks nice and tasted nice. Service is very good. The rooms are big for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Somerset, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Shared a room with my friend, two double beds, TV, desk, safe and a nice size bathroom. Clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good although there was no soya milk and they knew I was vegan. Still had plenty to eat so was happy! Staff very pleasant.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed in a family, sea facing room. The view was beautiful but the room is too small to accommodate 4 people, as advertised. There are only 2 mugs and 2 sets of things to make coffee. There is no bar fridge. There is a vending machine in the passage. Not sure this counts as 4 star accommodation. Breakfast was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is the place to be if u wana lay back at the pool side sipping cocktails till the sun sets and then let it all loose at the renown kakatoa night club...its the place to be with fun for everyone young to old will enjoy the scrumptious meals at different eat outs or enjoy a romantic night spa at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We Stayed at the Sibaya early January 2015 for a few nights. Rooms were not well kept. Staff at Reception very unfriendly. Apart from Wendy the cleaner who was very helpful and pleasant., we were not impressed with the rest of the team.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Richards Bay, South Africa
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The outside areas are beautiful and really appealing, however the inside leaves a lot to be desired. The view is to die for though...endless views of the deep blue sea and if you like watching ships then it's just perfect. At night it's stunning as the ships turn on their lights against a black backdrop. Really beautiful!!! However, the room... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers are raving about these Umhlanga Rocks hotels

Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Substantial for the evening. My husband won this one night stay. The hotel rooms are surprisingly large. Very clean and offers non smoking rooms. There are very reasonably priced food chain Nandos chicken,Steers for burgers and Debonair pizza restaurant in the casino in site there are also 3 other restaurants on sure as well as day spa... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Friendly helpfull staff but that is all. Breakfast is average everything is available but nothing is spectacular. Best of all is no room service not even a good cup of coffee or cuppicino!!! Rooms is very spacious but not one news channel on the TV. Very central to airport and Durban area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As my son needed to take part in a soccer tournament, the lodge was ideal as it was close to the areas where we needed to be. We stayed from Monday to Saturday. Breakfast was excellent, pool area was good, the room was ample as we spent most of our time involved with the tournament away from the lodge. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

5 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
View from room (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (3)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay