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Sandton, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I did expect a little more from my stay. The room had a nice size but seemed a little musty. The staff was not very welcoming and did play on their cell phones instead of helping other guest. Management must be present, that's the only solution to make sure that everything is in order. The pool was great and clean.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Having booked the conferencing facilities for the week, we were not given a proper boardroom for our conference, but instead housed in the sticky and grimey Krakatoa nightclub housed in the casino. The toilets in the nightclub weren't cleaned, but then again the toilets on the casino floor were also dirty. Since we required accommodation, we stayed at the Sibaya... More 

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Ndola, Zambia
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Sun Sibaya as it is popularly known by the locals is a top of the range hotel sitting side by side with a casino. As is the case with most such hotels it is highly formal, organized and multicultural. The hotel overlooks the Indian Ocean and offers a great view of the ocean and a great morning breeze. The staff... More 

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Maun, Botswana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Sun International continues to be a disastrous destination for families on holiday , the staff are tired and rude , you get the feeling they are doing you a huge favor by you staying with them , the Sibaya casino has turned from a reasonable experience into one of the worst , Pit bosses who have been there for years... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Luckily we only stayed one night 2 rooms, check in was easy and looked ok. Once we were in the elevator 2 adults and 2 young adults the elevator siren went off as a over load but sign said 12 people?? When out the elevator the smell coming from the corridor was over powering and they even had a air... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The Lodge is in urgent Need of a revamp. Bathroom Grubby.........Carpet Shabby.......Poorly managed. Staff demotivated, so there service levels are poor. No housekeeping........When I asked for a iron and ironing board , I was told to come fetch one from reception.........really I am in my PJ's .....early in the morning.......must i come to reception in my PJ's...... Lodge definately not... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

A bumpy start as we booked on a package that only started the following month! – the manageress was however on the ball and accepted the reservation ‘’as was" – great PR.! – ample sized room for a 2 night stay – clean and comfortable although missing a fridge – friendly staff in a busy hotel supporting the adjoining Casino... More 

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man
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Close to the airport. Grubby rooms and poorly managed. Its a non smoking hotel but there were cigarette burns on the bedside table and the whole experience was dire. Asked to change room due to it smelling of cigarette smoke but staff were unsympathetic and unhelpful.

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Benoni, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Not nice at all!! Service non existing, we had to wait until 15h00 to get booked in..because house keeping, did not give through the available rooms. What ever you asked reception you where told they can not help, with and absolute "no care" attitude. There is also no fridge in the room...so room service...so you can not keep anything to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

I wasnt entirely sure what to expect with 3 star rated accommodation. But at Zar 3000 per night I expected a little more value. Check in was poor with a wait of over 35 mins. Several people complaiming also about the wait.We were told we had a family room that was non smoking When we entered all you could smell... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Tennis Court
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Sibaya Lodge

Address: 1 Sibaya Drive | Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $122 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Sibaya Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 118
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