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The Sibaya Lodge

1 Sibaya Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
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  • 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
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Nakuru, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights. It is close to the King Shaka Zulu International Airport, but some distance from Durban City Center. The exterior of the building is modelled like a traditional Zulu homestead which makes it stand out. We only had dinner here once which was not very bad. The breakfasts were average at best. The rooms were... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Stayed here on business for two nights. The rooms are spacious but they have a cold atmosphere. The rooms are very basic and so are the bathrooms. I think the hotel concentrates more on people for overnight stays due to the casino. They are not holiday orientated or have the luxuries of a business hotel. The air conditioners only blow... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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 

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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 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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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.

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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 

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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 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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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.

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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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 

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Durban, South Africa
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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 

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