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Road Lodge Umhlanga

Cnr Medigate and Hospital Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you do check into a Road Lodge you don't reeeeeally expect glamorous accommodation. The stay wasn't bad (except that I could hear all the other people talking and the baby down the hall), the rooms are kind of small, which you would expect from budget accommodation, I guess, but just new carpets and nicer linen would make it a... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

Thank you for the constructive review and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. We must however apologise about the service you received and we are in the process of upgrading our WiFi services; therefore this will be improving soon. We will definitely take your suggestions into consideration as we continually strive to improve... More 

New Delhi, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If one is on business or any short trip requiring only very basic accommodation in a superb location then this is the place to be in. It is situated in the upmarket Umhlanga commercial district of Durban next to the Gateway Mall which is 2 minutes walk from it. The Entrance of the Hotel is unusual for any typical Hotel... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

Hi Anuraag, thank you for the constructive review and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the majority of your stay with us. Our Road Lodge provides much needed budget accommodation in the Umhlanga area for short stays, so we are glad that it served its purpose on your stay. We look forward to having you stay with us... More 

johannesburg
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74 reviews 74 reviews
67 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed year again and this time it was a much nicer experience compared to my last 2 stays. I really like this hotel. It may not be on the beach but it is next to Africa's best mall. I alternate between beach hotels in db and this particular hotel. It has a nice vibe and I like the hustle and... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and we are so glad to hear that you had such a great stay with us! We appreciate your support and look forward to having you stay with us again soon! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in Road lodge Umhlanga for a full week. The location is the best because you just at the entrance of gateway mall! The rooms are a bit small but judging by the pricing and the location I would say it's worth the value! Friendly Helpful Staff and once again great location!

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

Hi Tanya, Thank you for the wonderful review and we are so glad to hear that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to having you stay with us again soon... More 

Durban, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

With the prospect of an early flight out of Durban the next day, this hotel was chosen for an overnight stop. We checked in and found the room to have a rather stale odour. It being a hot day, we switched on the aircon and went out for a quick meal at Gateway next door. Returned an hour later and... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

Dear A K, We sincerely apologize for your unacceptable experience. We take these matters seriously and will most definitely look into this to find out what transpired and why your stay with us was so unsatisfactory. More 

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Port Shepstone, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I stayed in Road Lodge Hotel on the weekend of the 16-17 January 2015. The receptionist was helpful during our check in. The Hotel is nice and close to the Gateway which has lots of activities going around. I didn't like that the rooms had no tea/ coffee making facilities, no shower cap in the shower, the television size that... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are constantly reviewing and upgrading our services and facilities and will look into the points you have raised. We hope to welcome you again in the not too distant future. More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Efficient and friendly check in experience on stopover .Rooms are small and therefore cheaper value for money accomodation. Close and walking distance to gateway mall with plenty of family dining options.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

We thank you for the positive review. We're pleased to hear that you found us to be good value for money and conveniently located. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is the perfect spot to stay if you intend an extended shopping trip at Gateway or need to see doctors at the hospital. You can walk to both.Reasonable size room and comfy beds. Just remember to bring along something to drink as there is no coffee or tea in the rooms. (They do serve both in the dining room... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We're happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room to be comfortable. We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Blantyre
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Basic and nothing smart, but everything you need for a short stay. Rooms are clean, bathrooms also small but lovely hot showers, staff friendly and efficient. Taxi service are great and very reasonable! Excellent location for shopping at Gateway and airport!

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We're happy that you found the rooms to be comfortable and that you experienced friendly and efficient service from our staff. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Kineton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stayed in the road lodge as it is close to the airport and very good value for money. The rooms are very basic, with small beds and a postage size television, but the level of cleanliness is excellent. The bathroom is small but the shower is fantastic with lots of hot water and ample water pressure. There is also... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Road Lodge Umhlanga, responded to this review

We thank you for the positive review. It's great that you took advantage of the location of the hotel, and that you found the rooms to be clean. We're also pleased to hear that you would find us suitable for overnight stays. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

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