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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 11 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Standerton, Mpumalanga, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The South African Sugarcane Research Institute held a Leadership workshop for staff based at the Pongola Research Station. This workshop was held at Kwa Lala B&B for a group of 8. The staff at Kwa Lala were very professional and met all our needs. The venue was comfortable and perfectly suitable for meetings and workshops for small groups. The catering... More

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South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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 August 21, 2014 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
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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
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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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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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