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    Makakatana Bay Lodge

    Lot 3 Makakatana | Western Shores Lake St Lucia, iSimangaliso Wetland Park 3935, South Africa
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    Room & Suite (19)
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    • Excellent68%
    • Very good26%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “boat trip” (18 reviews)
    “game drives” (25 reviews)
    “st lucia” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Babysitting
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 124 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My husband and I had a great stay, five nights in all. An excellent lodge to end our three weeks Safari. We found the staff very helpful and friendly. Our room was very pleasant with a g lovely view. Our Game Ranger was Johan. Johan...More

    Thank 67maureen
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    we spend 3 nights in Makakatana beach. The location near the lake is unique, the lodge is very beautiful , the staff very friendly. we had the chance to do the beach and the lake safari, both completely different, but complementary (our kids enjoyed this...More

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    Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for staying with us during your holiday and for your lovely feedback. I am glad you and your family enjoyed the activities we planned for you. We are currently working on the WIFI which should boost the signal, thank you for pointing it...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    A very pleasant and unusual setting in comparison with other lodges. Driving through deep bush to get to the Natal coast for a swim and picnic on a private seculed setting was quite an experience. A trip on the St.Lucia lake to view hippos and...More

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    Thank Karl N
    Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for your lovely feedback on your stay with us. I am so glad that you enjoyed it and got to experience the Wetlands and Coast. Unfortunately here the weather is always so unpredictable. I hope to welcome you back again one day. Kind...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Beautyful lodge. Very friendly personel. Great ranger (Michael). Lovely food (also many thanks for the delicious gluten free meals). Lots of privacy. Beautiful room/house with a magnificent view. Hope to come back one day!

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    Thank 228stephanie
    Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    I really appreciate your lovely feedback, it is always so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and got to experience the Wetlands. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards Hannah

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My wife and I spent two wonderful nights at Makakatana Bay Lodge where we enjoyed both the safari and the hospitality. Michael, our guide was fantastic. He not only gave us information on the animals but also plants and vegetation in the park. Our experience...More

    Thank Seanthesheep
    Response from Makakatana L, Front Office Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for you wonderful feed back, I am so please to hear that you enjoyed your stay with. Michael is a wonderful guide who always enjoys to share his knowledge, the Boat Trip is very special to us and it is always so nice...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$486 - US$751 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • iSimangaliso Wetland Park
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    Traveller (138)
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    Questions & Answers
    FrankiesAwesome
    9 August 2017|
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    Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
    Hi, We are on Lake St Lucia (lots of hippo and crocodile) but do day trips to the beach. We offer a wonderful combination of safari experiences within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site which includes the... More
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    Ficklefan
    11 January 2017|
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    Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
    Hi Alta, We offer beach safaris which includes snorkelling. We do not to dolphin tours unfortuantely. Kind regards, Leigh-Ann
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    LetitiaDuvenhage
    29 February 2016|
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    Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
    Unfortunately we do not have a Spa on our facility their is however one in St.Lucia that we can organise to come to the lodge to do treatments
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    Room Tips
    "Room 6 or 7 would be good"
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    "We stayed in room 5 with a small view of the lake in the distance. The room itself was clean and functunal"
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    "All rooms are Fine. One has a view of the lake from the bed, nice."
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    "The rooms are being renovated - our room was in the old style and was lovely with a good view of the wetlands."
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