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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Igwalagwala is a really recommendable B&B in St. Lucia. Dieter is such a nice, friendly and helpful host, it's almost unbelievable! He helps with planning trips, good ideas for eating and all this very individual based. We travelled with our 1year old daughter and this B&B (inclusive Dieter) are perfect with babies;) Thank you a lot for all, we will...

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Tobias Wow thanks so much. It was such a pleasure to have you and the family at the house. We miss you guys. Regards Dieter

Birmingham
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights in July 2016. It is a lovely guest house, clean and welcoming. Dieter could not have been more helpful, organising our boat trip and our service wash for laundry. Even a storm and a power cut did not detract from our stay.

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Folks Thanks for the understanding. Its so easy with you guys. Thanks for the great review. Dieter

Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for four nights as st lucia offers some nice daily trips.The guesthouse is super clean, and dieter is the highlight as he is super helpful and super nice. Also the staff was wonderful. Highly recommended we would stay again for sure!

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Kasiala :) Thank you so much. You guys are wonderful. Regards Dieter

Province of Como, Italy
Reviewed July 28, 2016

We had a great stay at Igwalagwala, Dieter was simply fantastic and the place is the best you can expect, clean, cosy, comfortable, an excellent solution for a family with a 8 year old child. Definitely advisable for everybody visiting the St.Lucia area.

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Folks you guys are too kind and more than welcome. Thank you so much for this wonderful review. Regards Dieter

Arrondissement of Saint-Paul, Reunion Island
Reviewed May 7, 2016

Very Nice place, thé owner is very kind! Thank you! Gréât breakfast, if you néed anything, you can ask whatever you want, they Will manage to complete your wishes. Thé place is beautiful. I won't hesitate to come back there

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Adrien Thanks for this great review. It was a pleasure to have you folks in the house. You are welcome anytime. Regards Dieter

Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Home away from home....plus Dieter (manager) "knows how to" manage this lovely B&B.....he knows how to make customers feel at home.....he does have a wealth of info and willing to help.We had a great time here,Won't hesitate to visit again.

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hi you guys Wow thanks so much for this great review. I would love to see you back here at the house and do this all over again. Take care. Dieter

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 12, 2016

We were greeted warmly by the owners who were attentive, helpful and hospitable throughout our short stay. Our room was comfortable and a generous size for my family. The guest house is just off the main street so only a only a short walk to the shops and restaurants but thankfully away from traffic and noise. The owners were able...

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Matt Thanks so kindly for the positive feedback and great review. Its really appreciated. Kind regards Dieter

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Owner VERY Helpfull. Rooms clean and comfy. Food FABULOUS and value for money. We really enjoyed our stay and will go back. Lodge has a nice big pool and so clean. rooms has aircons and I licked the room at the pool. big and nice view.

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Charmaine It was a pleasure to have you in the house. Thank you so much for these great words. Regards Dieter

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Dieter was such a gift, he could serve and explain everything about the area. He gave us good tipps, what really worth to see. Even when we checked out, we could stay in the house. I could recommend this place a 100% because of Dieter, the host

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Sonja Wow you are so kind. Thank you so much. You really are the best. It would be great to be able to see you guys and we can do it all over again. Take care of yourself. Dieter

Jena, Germany
Reviewed March 18, 2016

We stayed at Igwalagwala for 2 nights and loved it! Our room was very clean, spacious and nicely decorated. The breakfast was very good. The manager Dieter helped us with any questions we had and gave us some good recommendations regarding hippo tours, restaurants etc. We felt at home at Iqwalagwala and I would highly recommend staying here when in...

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iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest House, responded to this review

Hi you guys Thanks so much for the really great review. It will be nice to have the opportunity to welcoming you again in the future. Cheers for now. Dieter

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
iGwalagwala Guest House is located in The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, now known as Isimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa's first natural World Heritage Site. This entire coastline including the surrounding big five game reserves is known as the Elephant Coast. iGwala is the Zulu word for the Turaco (Loerie) bird found in abundance in the tropical gardens of our establishment and the surrounding area. The whole area is a birders' paradise as more than two thirds of the entire South African bird species is found in this Park. Just two and a half hours from Durban and six hours from Johannesburg, iGwalagwala Guest House offers one-on-one owner hospitality with a wealth of information on the area to assist you to make the most of your adventures exploring the Wetland Park and nearby estuary mouth of Lake St Lucia. Our five comfortable, double rooms are en-suite and equipped with fans or air conditioning & tea and coffee making facilities. Enjoy our hearty country style breakfast or alternatively opt for a continental-style buffet. Dinners are available on request and the large fully equipped kitchen gives guests the option of self-catering. Relax in our lounge or around the sparking pool in our tropical garden, sipping cocktails or enjoying our famous high teas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Igwalagwala Guest House

Address: 91 Pelican Street St. | Kwa Zulu Natal, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Price Range: $71 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Igwalagwala Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Upstairs room - wooden floors can be a little noisy for those in room below.”
 of 5 bubbles 407maureenl, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
“room on ground level near swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Kobieshalom, Apr 22, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms quiet. No Great views. Access to garden round pool.”
 of 5 bubbles gargled, Feb 9, 2016 | Read review
“I believe I had room #1 which had two beds and double doors that opened onto the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles TheChrisRay, Jan 22, 2016 | Read review
“The poolside rooms have a nice view of the pool and garden”
 of 5 bubbles 344traceyr, Jul 27, 2015 | Read review
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