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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 12 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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5 of 5 stars NEW

This B&B is more than home from home!! Superb hospitality, excellent accommodation and outstanding food offering. If you are looking to unwind after a long hot day....then this is the place to stay!!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This guest house is a wonderfull mix of modern, antique and old fashioned hospitality. You are made to feel welcome and valued when you walk in. The accommodations are superb and the meals is really something else. The host and hostess, Leon and Susan, is warm friendly and very hospitable. Really an awesome find.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Perfect stay very homely and friendly. Excellent breakfast and good value Worth booking evening meal as local options are limited Secure location and ideal for travelers Susan and Leon are excellent hosts. Thanks for the welcome and making sure we had an enjoyable stay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Excellent facilities and fine dining. Susan and Leon are fantastic and looked after us superbly. Will definitely go there again! Fronts onto a busy mall, but hotel is impressively quiet and a real oasis as others have pointed out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We chose Kwalala because of their good reviews on Tripadvisor and the simple fact that we needed a place to sleep after 500kms of driving. It was not easy to find in the dark, although in the end we discovered that there were signs... for us, it still was hard to find (whether this says more about us than the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Kwa Lala is the jewel of Pongola. I stayed there for 2 weeks in September 2014. It was a home away from home. Susan and Leon are excellent hosts. They are most accommodating. Susan's meals are 5 star cuisine. Susan also has a beautiful orchid garden. I highly recommend staying at Kwa Lala if you visit Pongola.

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Standerton, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed one night on our way to the coast. Susan truly was a wonderful host. The rooms are beautiful and comfortable, spacious with everything you may need. We enjoyed dinner so much, absolutely delicious 5 star meal! They were able to cater for my husband and myself just as graciously as they did the large group that stayed there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We picked Kwa-lala just because it was located along our route, without any knowledge of what we were to experience. Our stay was total pleasure. Susan is a consummate host, as well as a gourmet cook. She will go out of her way to make sure you feel at home. It seems like an ideal spot for larger groups also.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We make use of Kwa Lala to sleep over on our way to St Lucia. The rooms is excellent, very clean and comfortable. Susan and Leon are very friendly and helpful people. The breakfast was outstanding ! The taxi rank was a bit noisy with the loud bass music playing, but luckily it stopped after dark. Will make use of... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My family and I recently passed through Pongola and relied on Tripadvisor postings to refer suitable accommodation. All the niceties said didn't express well enough the hospitality shown by Susan and Leon. We were met by Rosie at reception who immediately saw to our needs (adjacent rooms) and it didn't take long for our hosts to make us feel completely... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 20

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