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Umlilo Lodge is a 4 star guest house situated in the small village of St Lucia, the only private village in the world to be completely surrounded by a World Heritage Site. We offer 12 comfortable en-suite guests rooms in our tropical treehouse like lodge. Guests can choose to laze on the wooden deck by the pool, make use of our free WiFi or relax in our bar lounge with an honesty bar and full Digital Satellite Television (DSTV) which is surrounded by a fishpond. In the evenings guests can choose to enjoy a Braai sitting in the Boma around a fire and exchange travel stories or wander into town to sample our local restaurants. You are spoiled for choice from 07:30 until 09:30 when we serve a healthy and delicious English and continental breakfast, which also includes fresh fruit, assorted yoghurt, cold meats, cheeses, cereal and much more. If you have an early morning, we are happy to pack your breakfast the evening before for you to take on your trip. Complimentary coffee and tea
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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My 9 year old son and I stayed at Umlilo for 4 nights in January 2019 and loved it. The room was clean and comfortable, the lodge itself is lovely with greenery, waterfalls and fish ponds. We had an excellent experience with the host who was so friendly...he helped us book
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We had a wonderfull stay at Umlilo Lodge, very friendly and helpfull owner and family. Beautiful garden with tropical impression. Rooms are all uniquely decorated. Nice swimming pool and very good breakfast.
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Absolutely lovely in every way. The owner and his family are top notch in the hospitality department, as is the staff. St. Lucia and the surrounding parks are a Get Away From It All destination and the Umlilo Lodge was an equal haven.The tours that the Lodge arranged for us
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This is a great B&B, located very near the ilSimangaliso Wetland Parks and an easy drive to the Hluhluwe- Imfolozi Game Reserve. Breakfast is excellent and the rooms comfortable and clean.Also within walking distance (lookout for the Hippos!) of some good restaurants & bars.
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Very pleasant location and very helpful staff. Rooms spacious and good shower. Breakfast was plentiful with fruit juices, fruits, yoghurts etc. as well as eggs cooked as you wished. The Lodge was just off the main street and restaurants, wine stores, food store were only about
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"Room 8 has a lovely large double bed."
"Room 9 was spacious and comfortable"
"I believe the upper rooms have a little more light coming in, but actually I am sure they are all lovely."
"All rooms look good. Top floor might be slightly nicer."
"All rooms look good."
US$123 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalSt Lucia
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