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“Great Food” 3 of 5 stars
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Shumba Valley Lodge
Ranked #59 of 73 Hotels in Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

We recently spent a night at the Shumba Valley Lodge near Lanseria Airport. We have been wanting to go there for a while now as we have heard alot about it. I wasn't blown away by the lodge but we did enjoy our stay and will return again. The food was really great but I did find on the Saturday night they didn't cater correctly as there was a conference there and when we arrived for dinner all the buffet trays were empty so better planning is required on that side. So we decided to order a la Carte and we were very impressed with the food, well done! Also, the service was great, everything was done with a smile and were never unsatisfied in terms of service. One thing is we decided to lie by the pool for a bit and the loungers were very dirty and not comfortable at all, I think maybe better (new) loungers should be bought for the pool area. But besides this the staff and the food were excellent and the rooms were also clean and good.

Room Tip: Rooms furhter from the gate are best as you don't hear much noise from the road.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012 via mobile

Andy and his team at shumba really made us feel welcome. Rooms were comfortable, food was excellent and the location was perfect. We will definitely use this lodge again. We travel a lot and we love a place where we feel welcome and at home. Well done again.

Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Christophernaude
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Maun, Botswana
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

As a travel agent dealing with hotels / lodges on a daily basis, Shumba Valley rates well below our office and clients standards. Emails are not acknowledged. Promises made, but never delivered. They do not offer refunds (so be forwarned - do NOT prepay).
There are MANY hotels and lodges within the area. Look elsewhere.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars
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1 Thank bronschwik
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Terrible bathroom, shower glass stained, cracked basin, shower head literally close to wall almost impossible to shower, resort on septic tank so toilet flash as a horrible smell, really not much can be done at this place but a complete knock down and rebuild.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars
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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

Shumba Lodge is an excellent place to stay.
Very near the Lanseria airport, 5 min by 100 zar cab.
The isolation is a bit decieving, as the highway & airport noise is backround.
The staff are very helpful, rooms are very nice and food is excellent.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2008

Shumba valley was a great place to stay. It was out of the city of Johannesburg and therefore it was very quiet. The staff were very friendly. They went out of their way to give the best possible service. The resort was very clean and comfortable. I would recommend a stay here for anyway who wants a quiet and relaxing stay.

  • Stayed January 2008, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Shumba Valley Lodge

Property: Shumba Valley Lodge
Address: R511, Malibongwe Drive Extension | Lanseria, Johannesburg 1748, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#36 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Shumba Valley Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Shumba Valley Hotel Lodge is ideally located for conference, leisure and business travellers who seek the tranquillity of the countryside, whilst being within easy distance from both Johannesburg and Pretoria. Shumba Valley Lodge is situated in Lanseria, one of Johannesburg's the northern suburbs. It is the ideal accommodation and conference venue for businesses in the northern Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton, Fourways, Lone Hill and Randburg. It is equally conveniently placed for access to Roodepoort, Krugersdorp, Midrand and Pretoria; so if looking for accommodation or a conference venue in these areas consider the Shumba Valley Lodge hotel.Lanseria Airport is a mere 5 minutes drive from Shumba Valley Lodge and a 45 minute drive from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport. ... more   less 
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