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Old Main Road | Leisure Bay South, Port Edward 4295, South Africa
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Kuboboyi River Lodge
Ranked #2 of 9 Port Edward B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
32 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We came by this place by accident after moving on from another backpackers early and stayed in double unsuited rooms which were lovely and clean. It's tucked away in beautiful gardens with a brilliant view of the bay, pool and outdoor seating area. Really comfortable lounge and friendly staff. Small kitchen and free tea and coffee. Very relaxing place to... More

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Montreal, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My husband and I dropped in to this gorgeous place with its pool overlooking the ocean and were sorry that we didn't book a room there. We did, however, decide to have a meal which was lovingly prepared by Eric the owner and professional chef. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The service was impeccable. I only wanted one glass of wine, however, we had... More

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We were only there for one night. We went there because of their advertised R300 for two people in a double room, but when we arrived we were told they had some kind of plumbing problem and those rooms weren't available. We were offered a room with an ensuite tub and toilet for R450 and we took it. The first... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Well located property with amazing view from deck in the bush, but urgent need for revamp. Close to Port Edward, have restaurant and bar on premises. Room is spacious with bathroom but paint is pealing everywhere, damp smell all over, looks dirty but weren't dirty. Friendly staff, good service. Good night rest, quiet and as mentioned, amazing view from pool.

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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Stayed for a night while headed down the Coast; we were playing it by ear and we were lucky they still had a room! Really wonderful, chill place, just a couple minutes drive from the beautiful Leisure Bay beach (way better than the crowded Port Edward beach). Room was small, but clean and comfortable. The food in the restaurant was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We stayed just one night but enjoyed it very much. From the poolside you get a panoramic view of the sea, ahhhh! We could have stayed for a week in the tranquil, peaceful atmosphere. Breakfast was excellent but would have preferred plunger coffee. Eric, you have put Port Edward on the map for us.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Ku Boboyi is a place to stay a week, a month or a life (as the owner Eric). We spent 2 nights there and it was wonderful ! The rooms are big enough, clean and quiet. We had amazing dinners in front of the ocean. Eric is very friendly and he makes you feel at home. He helped us to... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Unfortunately we visited during off-peak season and the chef was not present, so we were not able to have the food that is so often reviewed as excellent. Otherwise, the accommodation was quiet and comfortable, and it was a real pleasure to have a breakfast with the not-too-distant ocean in view.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

After 4 visits in the past 10 years this place is still one of my favorite hostels in SA, if you just want to relax and take advantage of the really good food. If there is something to complain, a corner with a couch or some deck chairs would be nice. Not a place for the party crowd indeed which... More

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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We only had time to stay for one night but we would have longer if we had had the time. The lodges are on a hill and go along with a nice view to the ocean.The room was big enough and clean, so was the bathroom. We booked the version without en-suite bathroom and it was totally worth the money.... More

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Address: Old Main Road | Leisure Bay South, Port Edward 4295, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Port Edward
Number of rooms: 8

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