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The Lodge on the Beach

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2nd Beach Second Beach, Port St Johns 5120 South Africa See on map
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an utter disgrace. Booked based on the lovely pictures advertised. I am so sorry I wasted my hard-earned money and few leave days to book two nights at this place. Please rather book somewhere else people

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I saw pictures of this place which looked amazing - right on the beach! When we got there we realized that the beach was the only positive. The room was not en suite as it appeared in the photo, the bathroom was...More

Thank 973talisal
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We were meant to stay at this lodge on 9 June 2018 since we had a booking for the night. On approaching or should I say fighting our way through the bush on a gravel road to this place we realised that things are not...More

Thank 181naasm
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Very nice and friendly people, with beautiful views and relaxed vibes from the Wild Coast! We did a horse back ride over the beaches and hills, which was awesome! The Hotel itself is basic but good and they can give you very good advice on...More

Thank Reinder v
Reviewed March 24, 2017

The road to the lodge was a little rough on the sedan that I was driving, the area was a little suspicious, I actually emptied it just in case. The signal here wasn't good and there is no wifi so I couldn't work. The views...More

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The Lodge on the Beach, is a guest house situated right on the beach and probably the closest you will get anywhere along the Wild Coast. There are three rooms at The Lodge on the Beach, all of which are sea More facing overlooking the length of Second Beach, a rustic community consisting of three accommodation establishments, two quirky restaurants and a local shebeen. All rooms, the large shaded veranda and the braai area have magnificent views of the ocean, lagoon and forest with 'The Gap and Blowhole' in the background and Bulolo River and Lagoon at your doorstep. Each room has a small sundeck and private bathroom which is not en-suite. The Lodge on the Beach has a relaxed atmosphere and is most suitable for couples and small families who wish to be a stone's throw away from the ocean and lagoon. It is also a good place to start the 'Port St Johns to Coffee Bay Hike' from, as we are right at the beginning of this hike. The Lodge on the Beach is a bed and breakfast, and dinners can be provided on request. Local fishermen often provide seafood such as crayfish/lobster, fish, mussels and oysters which we prepare for guests. There is also a self-catering option where guests make use of the communal kitchen and braai area. There are also two restaurants namely the 'Delicious Monster' and 'Wood`n Spoon' which are within 50 meters of The Lodge on the Beach. Once at The Lodge on the Beach there are many things to do without driving anywhere which include relaxing on the beach or in the lagoon, fishing, walking through Silaka Nature Reserve to Third Beach, walk to 'The Gap and Blowhole', hiking to Bulolo Waterfall, and paddling up the Bulolo River. Less
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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$38 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
Number of rooms
Price range
$38 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
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"The rooms have a good sea view."
Mar 24, 2017
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"Try another lodge"
Mar 18, 2017
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"Try another hotel."
Mar 14, 2017
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"Book next door at The Delicious Monster"
Feb 6, 2017
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