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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   15 Jan Mielie Street, Pongola 3170, South Africa
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Kwa Lala
Ranked #1 of 10 Pongola B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having to stay away from home for work is not the best, but driving into Kwa Lala in Pongolo is like driving into my home away from home. The hosts Susan and Leon (town doctor) are the epitome of what all hosts should be friendly, proficient and full of knowledge. The gardens, surrounds, and rooms are always spotless. The food... More

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a regular guest (stay once a month) for around 4-5 years now and can only say that Kwalala ticks all the right boxes for a business traveller......safe secure premises, very clean and comfortable rooms and superb meals prepared by the owners and their staff make each stay an absolute pleasure.

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Fawn Leas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My Family and I decided to break our long journey from KZN to the Kruger Park and we decided Pongola was the ideal stop-over, What we found was truly amazing, Kwa Lala is a clean, safe, quiet hotel with friendly staff and delicious food, we were impressed from start to finish. Thank you Kwa-Lala!

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Empangeni, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

At Kwa Lala the owners Susan And Leon always make you feel welcome. The staff are very friendly and the food is absolutely amazing. It is like a mini Oyster box experience in Pongola. I would recommend it to all travelers.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Stayed over for 1 night during our holiday at the Kwa La La B&B. We had a very nice and warm welcome and the rooms were beautiful and clean. Susan and Leo are good hosts and organized a very good meal with delicious wines during the evening. We definitely recommend this place if you would like to stop over night... More

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Service is consistently excellent, meals are 5 star (my company books me for B&B, this is the only place I'm happy to pay for their dinner rather than bring my own to eat!) Rooms always clean and beautifully done. Thanks!

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Randburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is really the best service I've come across in a long time - absolutely dedicated to make you feel at home. Beautiful place, beautiful people, great wine and the biggest breakfast ever! Try it, you won't be sorry :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I stay here twice a month for business & have done so for years. the best place to stay in Pongola. Amazing food, excellent hospitality and very comfortable rooms, I'd definitely recommend it. 10 out of 10 from me !!!! Susan & her staff go out of their way to make you feel comfortable!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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50 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The rooms at Kwa Lala are very basic, we expected something special but a 2** Road Lodge would have been better. The dinner is fine, if somewhat old-fashioned/pretentious, silver domes over the plates, etc. No Rosé wine by the glass. Red wine in a locked (!) wine cellar/cupboard, which has to be unlocked for one to choose your red wine.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Excellent place. Clean. Well appointed. Great breakfast especially the fruit salad. And coffee. Loved the extra touch of Easter eggs. Thank you so much for the well found oasis. As usual the trip advisor posts are right on the mark. Just struggled to find a decent place to have dinner on Easter Sunday.

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Address: 15 Jan Mielie Street, Pongola 3170, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Pongola
Hotel Class:4 star — Kwa Lala 4*

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