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    Ridgeview Lodge

    17 Loudoun Road | Berea, Durban 4001, South Africa
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    • Excellent70%
    • Very good23%
    • Average6%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 16 October 2016

    The advertising boasts some very impressive attributes HOWEVER this is not the case! The view is not visible from any of the rooms although the ad says that the panoramic views are a feature! The gardens are impressive and WiFi is really good The rooms...More

    1  Thank Stan K
    Response from Gary O, Owner at Ridgeview LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

    Hi Stan, many thanks for the "review", may I give you a few pointers.... we did not submit or edit the guest house description, it is done by their webmaster , whoever that might be,. We do not freely award ourselves "4 stars", this is...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2016

    SERVICE is abysymal: Never before have we met such a rude and unflexible approach to guests. The breakfast was available from 8-9 instead of the hours written in the folder. The host made an issue of virtually everything - including baggage storage, late check-out. We...More

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    Response from Gary O, Owner at Ridgeview LodgeResponded 27 October 2016

    Greetings, many thanks for taking the time to do a review, much appreciated after the situation you had to endure with the manager while we were away. I can only apologise for his rudeness, crazy ideas and not being flexible and helpful Best Regards Gary...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2016

    Against the wall certificates are hanging from prizes won in 2002 and 2003 and I think it was a grand place in its day. I just feel the rooms could do with a revamping. Other than that the guesthouse has beautiful views and ample parking...More

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    Thank 329jeann
    Response from Gary O, Owner at Ridgeview LodgeResponded 31 October 2016

    Greetings, I apologise for the delayed response, we have just returned from holiday. Many thanks for staying at the Guest House and for submitting a review, sorry to read that you were disappointed, yes, it is an ongoing revamp to maintain our four star status...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2016

    Ridgeview lodge is located in a quiet area of Durban. It is a big and elegant villa. From the terrace you have an incredible view on the city and on the Indian Ocean. We stayed 2 nights (August 2016). The lodge has 7 rooms and...More

    Thank Inge09
    Response from Gary O, Owner at Ridgeview LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

    Hi Inge, many thanks for the review that you submitted, also fantastic to know that you enjoyed the comfort and facilities during your stay at Ridgeview. Sorry for such a late reply, we have returned from vacation Regards Gary Owner

    Reviewed 28 August 2016

    I was born and raised in Durban so I knew where I wanted to be and the Upper Glenwood area, with its wonderful views of the sprawling metropolis below, was it. With the closing of the nearby 10 Uplands Rd B&B, which I had been...More

    Thank AbeLincoln115
    Response from Gary O, Owner at Ridgeview LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

    Hi Abe or should I say "Old Durbanite", many thanks for staying at Ridgeview, many thanks for the review that you submitted, sure is great to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us, we sure look forward to hosting you once again on...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$68 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Durban
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    Room Tips
    "If the price was somehow lower then any room will do!"
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    "Room 1 has the best view, somewhat smaller but still big enough for a tall guy like me :-)"
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    "I don't think it is a major issue, but you probably get more privacy in a garden room."
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    "Rooms 6 & 7 are the best."
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