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Umzimkulu River Lodge

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Coleford Road | Kwa Zulu Natal, Underberg 3257, 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place. Very friendly and efficient service. Accommodation units well maintained. Lots to do for kids. Location on Google maps totally misleading, far from Underberg. Location cleverly placed at river upstream much closer to Underberg. No mountain views.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A 5 day holiday that was thoroughly enjoyed!Relaxing next to the river,when we weren't the fishing.Enjoying our luncheon on the deck and supper in the warm diningroom,then onto the adult lounge to chat..........

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little cottage apartment but could use a little coat of paint. Kitchen had everything necessary to self catered but we chose to eat at the onsite restaurant and everything was DELICIOUS. Very cold but had an electric blanket and wood available for the fireplace. Game room and bar were really cozy. Cute little farm too. We would come back... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the walk along the river and the cottage next to the river where I could just relax and take the fresh air in. The room could have used a heater as the room was very cold. The staff was very kind and helped wherever they could. I would have loved to stay longer maybe next time. I... More 

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durban
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been planning to take the "oldies" away for a weekend for ages. It's not too often that all the brothers and sisters (our aunts and uncles) manage to spend time in one place So, after a delightful, romantic weekend for 2, in The Bower in February, we decided that this would be the place for the "Weekend with... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful holiday was had by our big family -- 20 in all -- ranging in ages from 76 down to 4 years old. Amazing for grandchildren to experience tubing down the Umzimkulu River which was fantastic fun! The accommodation was very good being housed in Giant and Woodlands.A memorable time for all our family.

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Pietermaritzburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A lovely place to stay with very friendly people who go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. Great for kids with plenty for them to do.We had a beautiful day on the river, fishing and walking on the rocks.The food was excellent and they even brought dinner to our cottage!

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The service was warm and friendly from all staff. The service was exceptionally personalized and staff went out of their way to make us feel at home and welcome. It is a beautiful peaceful setting and the amenities are very suitable for families with children. The cottage was value for money. The beds were exceptionally comfortable. Definitely a place I... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

What a gem we discovered in Underburg. I will definitely tell everybody about the place. We felt very welcomed by Eurika, the manager, and she made the stay that more pleasant! Dinner and breakfast was an awesome surprise! Thank you for having a place like this we can go to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A day outing in the Underberg area brought us to the Lodge for lunch. What a location overlooking the Umzimkulu River. It was so peaceful and tranquil. Sitting watching a number of trout fisherman catching and releasing the trout was priceless. Lunch was also an experience with great service from staff and owners. To end the day a lovely walk... More 

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