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Gateway Country Lodge

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3 Woodland Close | Prestondale, Umhlanga Rocks 4021, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Midrand, South Africa
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Lovely large rooms. Clean and neat. Do not expect modern finishes, it is an old property but still nice. Very close to Gateway and the Umhlanga business district. Very peaceful and serene. I personally did not like the cats and dogs walking around us during breakfast (I am allergic ). The owner did call the animals away when I mentioned... More 

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Avikaar for the review. We pride ourselves in being a homely farm like guest house which for us includes animals. We do however put them away if requested to do so by our guests. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Was very impressed with this Lodge - stay was fantastic, service was excellent, great breakfast every day and rooms were lovely, comfortable beds, clean and well decorated. My children were catered for - size of the room for all of us was good.

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Haley for this lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

frigiliana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

For us this place was too far from restaurants and the beach, being a 10 minute drive. However this should not detract from the place itself which was of a consistently high quality and very well maintained with a decent sized swimming pool. Unfortunately we had a room next to the owners BBQ and the breakfast area so it was... More 

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to review our B&B, we really appreciate the feedback. We are two kilometers from Gateway which has a multitude of restaurants for you to choose from and three kilometers from the beach. The reason that I mention this is that unless you are staying right in the busy noisy metropolis you will have to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Finding a place that accommodates kids below 12 is not easy. We found this lodge to be clean and accommodating of our kids. It is easily accessible and is within reach the beach, the mall and Durban. The owners/ staff have attention to detail and give personal touch to how we experienced the lodge.

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review Nohlekwa, we appreciate it. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great family until for me and my family. Everyone very friendly and helpful. Rooms kept to a high standard and kept clean and tidy everyday. Very quite and relaxing and within good reach of the beaches of Umhlanga and the shopping at the Ridge! Only sorry that I forgot to leave a tip for all the staff. Later this year... More 

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It was lovely having you stay with us Steve. You have a lovely family and we hope that you can visit again soon. More 

Maputo, Mozambique
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

× really liked the place, staff and service × hospitality higher level, better than many 5star hotels × rooms need better tv screens with worldwide tv news programs × there must be a reason why bins are not available in the yards OVERALL: very good (highly recommendable)

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review it is appreciated. We don't have many outside bins as the monkeys rummage in them, so we make sure that we dispose of all rubbish immediately. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Hazyview, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We really enjoy our stay at the lodge, we felt like home away from home and the kids enjoyed. Management of the lodge understands what customer service is all about, I will definitely go back. Keep up the good work!

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

We try to make our guests stay "a home away from home" so thank you for the wonderful review. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stayed at Gateway country lodge for 3 nights and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend anyone with a family to stay there. We booked the family room which is spacious and very neat. The owners and staff are extremely friendly. The lodge is very close to gateway shopping mall. I will definitely visit gateway country lodge again !!!!!!

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Thank you for taking the time out to write a review for our bed and breakfast. We really do appreciate it and are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

First time I have visited but will go again and recommend to others. Comfortable and made to feel very welcome. Pool needs attention as it does not fit the condition and appearance of the rest of the property. Would have used the pool if it had been a little more inviting

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Alan, we appreciate opinion. Durban is a very warm place all year round and because our pool is in the shade of our many trees it is cooler than most other pools in Kwa-zulu Natal. This is what makes it so refreshing. We personally utilise it ourselves all the time. Please give it a try on... More 

Roodepoort, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I have had the pleasure of visiting Gateway Country Lodge twice for business purposes. It has now become my Nr1 Choice to stay in KZN. Excellent location and service! Its peaceful and yet centrally located to all the main attractions and Malls in the area! Well done and keep up the great work!

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Thank you very much for the kind review. It is always a pleasure to have you visit us and we look forward to your next business trip to Umhlanga.. More 

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