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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Gateway lodge is in a lovely , serene natural garden setting. There is a pool for the summer. The rooms are spacious with everything one needs and they serve an adequate breakfast included in the price. Although not directly on the beach it is close enough by car and the location is excellent for travelers who are sightseeing and want... More 

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are looking for ward to your next visit to Umhlanga Rocks and Durban. More 

enniskillen
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Stayed as family with 2 teenagers. Rooms comfortable. Owner friendly and very helpful with local tourist information. Nice personal touch. UK travellers note traffic lights known as robots and no problem following directions provided. We thought it was abbreviation for roundabout!!

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and good tip about robots being traffic lights, thanks. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It was heaven on earth. .. I enjoyed every minute of my stay. Warm, friendly and helpful staff who never run out of their kindness. The breakfast had so much variety and it kept you going till supper time. Thank you for your eagerness to go an extra mile to make our stay, one to remember.

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InaReq, Manager at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review and we are glad that your Umhlanga experience was good. More 

Malaga
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I stayed for 4 nights and the place was really beautiful and will definitely be back. The rooms are very spacious and fairly new and have everything one needs, even a remote to switch lights and ceiling fan on and off. The place was a bit tricky to find due to some road works. The breakfast was good. good secured... More 

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

JHB
1 review
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I enjoyed my stay thoroughly. the rooms were clean and service was good. nice country setting, creates a relaxed vibe. Close to Gateway mall and easily accessible. Payment and booking were easy, no hassle.

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

You captured in a few words what we are trying to achieve with our Guest House. Thanks again for letting us accommodate you and we are looking forward to your next visit to Umhlanga. More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We stayed at Gateway Country Lodge in December, as an overnight trip arriving and also departing through King Shaka Intl. Our stay, albeit short, was absolutely logely.beautiful, comfy guest cottages/ rooms, surrounded by a magnificent,lush garden. Coming off an nine hour flight, the tranquility was just what i needed. My family enjoyed it tremendously. We were particularly happy that the... More 

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We are looking forward to your next visit to Umhlanga rocks. More 

Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I was extremely satisfied with the service I received at Gateway. I was battling with the WIFI and the owner came to see me the next night and supplied me with another password to sort my issue out. I asked for an iron and ironing board and the helper offered to iron my clothes for me. The breakfast was excellent... More 

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time out to rate our BnB. We try to make our guest house as homely as possible. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The Hospitality was excellent! It's amazing how everyone is like family, Great Value for Money, the best part was the peace and quiet...very Tranquil....will be back soon !! :-)Breakfast was excellent

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Nitasha for the lovely review. Looking forward to your next visit. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Our first visit to the coast near Durban. We found a South African diamond in Gateway Country Lodge .Everything was excellent: rooms, facilities and hosts.Will definitely be returning and recommending to our friends.

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit to Umhlanga and that we were responsible to make your stay comfortable. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Indiana
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We were her just one night at the end of our South Africa trip. We had booked the self-catering apartment so we could have separate beds for our two teens. The owner told us the sofa bed is not very comfortable, so would we like the family room instead and she would include breakfast. The family room was perfect for... More 

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InaReq, Owner at Gateway Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this kind review and we are glad that we could make you and your family feel welcome and your stay with us more comfortable. Hopefully you can stay longer on your next visit. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway Country Lodge is a homely up market guesthouse in Umhlanga Rocks with a feeling of country living while conveniently situated minutes away from the Gateway Theatre Of Shopping, Umhlanga Ridge office park and Umhlanga's world renowned swimming beaches. Our Bed and Breakfast is nestled within two acres of beautiful and tranquil garden with an abundance of bird life and butterflies. All rooms are en-suite and comfortable with quality percale bedding. We have a variety of rooms offering private entrances with verandas. We are more secluded than the Durban hotels and therefore have the benefit of peace and quiet after a long day at the beach or in the office. Some of our most attractive features are our beautiful garden setting, our ample secure parking, comfortable rooms, televisions in each room and a swimming pool. We also have a guest lounge with an honesty bar for your relaxation and a wireless hot spot for internet access. Gateway Country Lodge B&B is owner-run by Ina and Eugene and is ideally suited for discerning business and leisure travelers who can look forward to a warm welcome, superb hospitality and a home away from home. Our accommodation is within easy driving distance from The Durban ICC, multiple sports stadiums, golden beaches, King Shaka airport, Sun Coast and Sibaya Casino, Craft Markets, and UShaka Marine World. We are also well situated en route to St Lucia, Hluhluwe and Umfolosi Game Reserves and is in the province of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Gateway Country Lodge - the jewel of Umhlanga and Umhlanga Rocks' best kept secret. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Country Lodge

Address: 3 Woodland Close | Prestondale, Umhlanga Rocks 4021, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $85 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Country Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles rhynosmall, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great family self catering apartment at the back of the BnB”
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“My 3 stars is only because we had the room next to the breakfast area. Otherwise it would have got 5 stars from me.”
 of 5 bubbles frigilianafreddy666, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Room 9 was great for my family. Children in 1 room and the adults in another.”
 of 5 bubbles stevebO6012PS, 20 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Family self catering”
 of 5 bubbles 719melaniel719, 18 Jul 2013 | Read review
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