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Gateway Country Lodge

4.0 of 5 3 Woodland Close | Prestondale, Umhlanga Rocks 4021, South Africa
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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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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 

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

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

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

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 

Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Hi Ina & Eugene Thanks again for making my stay at Gateway Country Lodge so comfortable and enjoyable. Breakfasts are Stunning! Bed linen awesome! Top quality hospitality! Kind Regards Nadine Olivier Project Manager, ICT Skills Development Human Capital Management

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

Thank you for the kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay so much as we try to make our B&B a homely atmosphere. It is wonderful to hear that you felt this way. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Thanks to wonderful staff and hosts of Gateway Country Lodge. Everyone was friendly and kind and made our stay pleasant. Will definitely come again and refer guests to you. The tranquility and comfort was amazing. :-)

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Thanks for taking the time out to write a review on our B&B it is much appreciated and we hoe to see you soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great, cozy location in a nice garden setting in a residential neighborhood, only minutes from Gateway shopping mall and other Umhlanga attractions. Durban's King Shaka Int'l Airport is about ten minutes away via the freeway, which is close to the location. Friendly hosts, clean rooms and a great breakfast. We felt very much at home and will likely be back!

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Thank you very much for the review. We try to give you a home away from home experience and are looking forward to your next visit. More 

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Address: 3 Woodland Close | Prestondale, Umhlanga Rocks 4021, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Country Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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