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Umlilo Lodge B&B

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9 Dolphin Avenue | PO Box 267, Saint Lucia 3936, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Umlilo Lodge was a wonderful place to stay! Beautifully designed so you felt you were in the African Bush! Rooms were spacious and immaculately clean and had all amenities. The bathroom was huge with a bath and a shower! The guesthouse is well situated for easy access to the town and for pick ups for safari trips. The owners, Elphia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This was a great place to stay in little St. Lucia, with very pleasant facilities. Good location from which to be picked up for tours of the wildlife parks or to take drives into the sanctuaries. Lawrence is very kind and helpful, the rooms are clean and pleasant, there's a swimming pool, and there is a nice lounge to relax... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had a fabulous 3 days at Umlilo lodge.. perfect location close to the town.. it's like a little eden sanctuary.. lovely plants everywhere and trickling water.. very helpful owner to answer any question you might have! Breakfast is delicious too!!

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The lodges are so well designed that you could be in the middle of a jungle (with a pool). The most welcoming owner makes you feel instantly at home and has lots of interesting things to tell you. The room was very large and comfortable and the breakfasts were delicious and huge; the cook does fantastic baking every morning. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The reception was enthousiastic, the room was big and so was the .bathroom. The location is close to the citycentre and the restaurants. Although we were advised to be very cautious because of possible hippo's in the night wandering through town. We didn't see them. But in the nature reserve and during the boatride we saw many. Interesting environment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very nice logde in a "jungle-garden" - big rooms and bathrooms with nice interior. The host are really nice and helpful and do have a lot of tips about activities in St. Lucia. We did enjoy our stay here very much.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The service they offer is amazing and they also gave us some tips for hippo spotting at night! Only downside is the breakfast is partly outside, which can get cold when it's raining (like it did when we were there)

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Tryon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had a longer than expected drive from Joburg but the welcome and charming surroundings made us quickly forget. The location with all the great suggestions made our short visit know we wanted to come back for more. You feel like you are in the midst of nature with nice creature comforts. Very convenient to small town and its charm.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

the propritor, Lawrence & Es are very lovely, we didnt have a place to stay and they had a room available on a short notice, there is a nice water feature on the propoerty that makes is very tranquil, the room was sufficient and the breakfast was fine, buffet and eggs made to your liking

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for a weekend. Very comfortable. Furniture rustic but adequate. Very clean. Bathroom a bit dark and the basin tap kept falling off. Beautiful garden. Breakfast was lovely, nothing lacking. Very friendly and helpful staff. Overall a lovely weekend.

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