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Gateway Country Lodge

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   3 Woodland Close | Prestondale, Umhlanga Rocks 4021, South Africa
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Ranked #10 of 41 Umhlanga Rocks B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
natanya2014 Johannesburg, 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Vancouver
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Finding this hotel was a bit of a challenge as construction had blocked the road we were supposed to take. However, we eventually found our way there and was it ever worth it. What a lovely peaceful place, complete with swimming pool and outdoor covered area - and monkeys which provided all sorts of entertainment. The room was large and... More

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Thank you very much for taking the time out to review our B&B. We are happy you enjoyed your stay in SA and especially our accommodations. We are looking forward to your next visit. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The view from the patio is fantastic and breathtaking , there are several rooms and we could choose - all are unique decorated, very good breakfast, very friendly and helpful people, very familial, and a very good price! It's situated a bit outside from durban, but everything around what you need.

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Thank you for the kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay so much. We are looking forward to accommodating you in the near future. More

Benoni, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had the most joyuous time of our lives at the Gateway Country Lodge. Its so exceptional and exhillerating I will definetly go back again come next year July I will recommend to others to come visit.

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

Thanks Vuyo for your wonderful review. We were happy to look after you and look forward to your next visit. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Located away from the busy parts of Gateway/Umhlanga. Had a back "family room" which had multiple extra beds, clrearly quite some time since the room had been redecorated. Reasonable facilities, heavily secured and average breakfast, particularly the poached eggs.I had a back room, I suspect the front rooms may be newer. My room was in need of refurbishment, shower for... More

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

Thank you for reviewing our accommodation, your feedback is much appreciated. We have taken your comment to heart and renewed rooms one to five's bathrooms. Rooms six and seven are our newer rooms and perhaps when you visit again you can request one of those rooms and you will feel more comfortable. We are however a country style establishment with... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I love the service and support they gave us. Cleaning service was perfect, I can recommend it to my friends and family. The location is good away from noise and it's safe. The place is also good for kids as well.

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Thank you very much for taking time out to review our accommodation. We really appreciate it. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent , welcoming stay while I was on business. I advise anyone to give it a try as it is close to shops and everything else you need. Safe and good price for the quality I received. Thanks for always making me, as a guest, feel welcome and for the great breakfast each morning. Thank you.

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

Thank you very much for the kind words. We are looking forward to your next visit. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

great trip,I felt like home because of the comfortability,cleanliness.the service of the staff was very good indeed ,my kids really enjoyed the warmth and everthing inkling the food.we will definitely come back on our next holiday.thank you so much staff .

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Thank you Suzann for this wonderful review. We really appreciate you taking the time out to review our B&B and look forward to your next visit. More

Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

It was a very nice hotel, rooms were clean and neat. breakfast was nice also. the place is relatively quiet. also problem is location and route to hotel can be improved. there are too many bushes on the route to the hotel.

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

Thanks Rao for your kind review, we really appreciate feedback. We are not sure what you mean when you refer to the bushes on the way to our B&B but most visitors love the fact that we are in a country like setting right in the middle of Umhlanga Rocks. We 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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