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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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Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stayed at the Gateway Country Lodge for ten days at the beginning of August. It is a great lodge. Rooms are very comfortable, the service is excellent and the location is central. Ina and Eugene are the most friendly hosts. One last thing: the breakfast is fantastic. The Zdyb family from Lusaka (Zambia).

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Southbroom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place is full of inspirational terms and little nice things. It could, however do with some TLC, e.g. the mats in the bathroom, the lamps (full of dirt) etc. Breakfast was lovely. It is quite hard to find, though!

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Lusaka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked in at Gateway for ten nights with my family. What an awesome place!! Rooms are comfortable and spacious (Room 3 is great), cleaned spotlessly daily and laundry service is available and swift. The breakfast.......Some of the best sunny side up fried eggs I have ever had. Hats off to the ladies in the kitchen, you guys are great! Owners... More 

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

Thank you Zamshark for your kind review. We really appreciate the feedback. We freshly cook each breakfast to our guests order and we think that makes the difference, so we are encouraged by your positive feedback. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Midrand, South Africa
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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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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 

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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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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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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
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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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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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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