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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Ridgeview Lodge in Durban during the International AIDS Conference in July 2016. The hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful. They provide a full breakfast with your stay with coffee, eggs, croissants, toast/jam, fruits, juice, and yogurt.I had a large bedroom on the ground floor with fantastic views of downtown Durban. I took a short 15 minute... More 

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Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

If you are loking for awesome hosts and a great place to stay, book Ridgeview Lodge! Thanks Gary and Tosca, you contributed significantly to our comrades 2016 venture. Rest and recuperation post comrades could not have been at a better spot.

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Warren, thanks for the posted review and the kind words, fantastic to read that you enjoyed your stay, happy guests = happy house, you chaps were an absolute pleasure to host and "care for post Comrades". Go well also please send regards to Johann......just had another knee op yesterday, running is definitely out for me now. Go well G&T More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I travelled to Durban for the comrades marathon. gary and tusca made my whole stay stress free. they looked after all us comrade runners sorting out transport and even making breakfast at 2 a.m. breakfast was amazing every day. the property is about 10 minutes from the beach 80/100 rand in a taxi (£5 pound) this isn't perfect but if... More 

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ken, thanks for the review, yes I guess there is no perfect location, only the guest can decide on in the city with the noise and security or a few kms, not that too far out with great views and quietness. How are those legs doing? I bet you'd love to be sitting on that deckchair in the water.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Excellent service from the moment you walk in the door until you unfortunately have to check out. We used it as a 2016 Comrades base and it surely helped knowing that we ran back to this lodge to recover. Clean rooms, delicious breakfast made to perfection, magnificant views over Durban and owners that know what it means to run a... More 

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NEVER NEVER NEVER AGAIN, have you changed your mind yet....hi Johan, thanks for the great review, it sure was a pleasure to host you runners, a great bunch and a lot of fun you all were. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and "felt at home", maybe next time it wont be for running... More 

Nagasaki, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I stayed the lodge for 9 nights, when I was in Durban. It was very comfortable and safe, so I felt like I was at home. Restaurants that owners recommended were all excellent. Breakfast was nice. Because of tasty breakfast and dinner, I gained 2kg! When I visit Durban next time, I will stay the lodge again. ダーバンに滞在している間、9日間滞在しました。 とても落ち着いた素敵なロッジで、家にいるように快適に過ごすことができました。 オーナーさんおすすめのレストランは本当にすべておいしかったです。... More 

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

a BIG HELLO to the two lovely ladies from Japan, many thanks for the wonderful review and comments, we are just as pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Durban, Big Hugs Gary & Tosca More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

What a great lodge.Stunning location awesome view over the harbour.Situated in a very quite suburb.The rooms are very neat and tidy and spacious.We had an awesome breakfast loved the variety and the friendly hosts Tosca and Greg, well done, will be back for sure.

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Nick and Louisa, many thanks for the review, great to know that you enjoyed your stay and the facilities at Ridgeview , we sure look forward to hosting you we next down in Durban. Once again, sorry about the gate remote mishap, Regards Gary & Tosca More 

India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Thank you Gary and Tosca for the warm service and giving us tips to go around Durban. It was a very good experience staying at the Guest house. The GH is quite central to many attractions and very silent and closed. We really enjoyed the stay here. Cheers, Looking forward to coming back to your GH again.

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings and many thanks for the positive review, yes Durban has "got it all" lots of fun and lots to see, gladly we were able to advise you accordingly and help you have a fantastic time in Durban, sure look forward to hosting you in the near future Gary& Tosca More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay. The breakfasts were divine, the room was clean and very comfortable. Gary and Tosca were most welcoming and accommodating. We would certainly make use of their B&B for any future trips to Durban.

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great review, that you enjoyed the breakfast, and accommodations, we surle look forward to hosting you when next down our way, go safely G&T More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

The customer service was brilliant really enjoyed my stay as well as the breakfast and personnel who run the establishment . its at par with the best anywhere in the world and more , enjoyed the view from my room 1.

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. its amazing how the smallest bedroom get the best reviews, its got to be the view while lying in bed, next time order breakfast in bed...... Keep well G&T More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

I would like to thank Gary and Tosca for making us feel so at home ,we were greeted by Tosca on Christmas day evening and she managed to find us a place to eat straitaway, places around the world like this are worth their weight in gold ,and are the main reason we stay away from the larger chain hotels... More 

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goadmin, Owner at Ridgeview Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Kevin & Shirley, it's only a pleasure to have been of help, wonderful to have been able to host you and thanks for the review. What a second test it was in Cape Town, a real beaut, hope the rest of the series is as exciting, enjoy the rest of your holiday, Best Regards G&T More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Durban's leading, triple award winning, 4 star graded, owner managed guest house...Situated high on the Berea ridge with panoramic city port views, swimming pool, pub, secure parking and peaceful surroundings. Bedrooms en-suite, air con, TV, telephone, safety deposit, , refreshments. Close to restaurants, golf, 2010 fifa stadium, beach, shopping, just perfect, 25 minutes away from the airport Free Wi-Fi connection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ridgeview Lodge

Address: 17 Loudoun Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Durban
Price Range: $64 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ridgeview Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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