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Gateway Country Lodge

4.0 of 5 3 Woodland Close | Prestondale, Umhlanga Rocks 4021, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

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
1 review
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 

Munich Area
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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 

Vancouver
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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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
1 review
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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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 

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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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