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Makaranga Lodge

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Breakfast included
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

We booked lunch for 6 adults just after Christmas. The place was packed, we battled to get parking, and there is plenty of it, but being holidays, we expected it to be busy. Our waitron was polite, and after about 15 minutes we placed our...More

Thank mamakudu
Response from HelenXO, Public Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded January 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your review and feedback, we take such feedback very seriously. I have passed your comments on to our General Manager, Restaurant Manager and Executive Chef so that this can be discussed with the team and the issues addressed. We pride...More

Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

This hotel is located in a beautiful garden setting. It is a real haven and escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and is a convenient 45 minute drive from King Shaka airport. The executive rooms are spacious and well equipped although they...More

Thank LondonSunseeker22
Response from HelenXO, Public Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded January 7, 2018

Hi London Sunseeker Thank you so much for your wonderful review and appreciating our beautiful gardens, we work hard at keeping them magnificent for all to enjoy. Our rooms certainly are spacious and you will be thrilled to know that revamps are starting this year....More

Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this beautiful venue hosts very average service. Time after time the service has left a lot to be desired although some of their meals are great. You often need to get up and ask for help and the manager seems to be too busy...More

Thank GhitaHoward
Response from HelenXO, Public Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded January 7, 2018

Hi Ghita Thanks so much for your review and appreciating the beauty of Makaranga. Great news is that we have an ongoing training programme to upskill the staff and constantly improve the service levels, especially to cope with the number of guests that visit us...More

Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

My son and I decided to go for breakfast at Makaranga this morning as we had some time to spare before I had to take him to the airport, and it's just a "stone throw" away from home. I mentally and emotionally prepared myself for...More

Thank Chants50
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded November 21, 2017

Good day Chants Thank you so much for choosing Makaranga as the place to have quality time with your son before he flew out, those are precious moments. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your breakfast in our piece of paradise and that the effort...More

Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

My family and I went to Makaranga as an impromptu visit. We had pizzas which were wood fired. We shared a mix of blue cheese and fig and another basil and cheese and tomato. We sat in their stunning bar lounge overlooking the gardens and...More

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Pool
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Room Service
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
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"If you book a suite make sure they give you one! eg Rooms 29 to 21"
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"All the rooms are large and beautifully appointed. They all cater for wheelchairs too."
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"Did not stay at the Hotel, therfore cannot give a review on the Hotel"
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"I think most of the rooms on the top floor has best views to the garden"
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