We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Maputaland Guest House

Save
Share
1 Kabeljou Street, St Lucia 3936 South Africa
COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this property is taking.Read more
Lowest prices for your stay
Orbitz.com
Priceline
US$97
View deal
Expedia.com
Hotels.com
eDreams
View all 14 deals
* Prices are provided by our partners, and reflect average nightly room rates, including taxes and fees that are fixed, known to our partners, and due at time of booking. Please see our partners for more details.
Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (4)
What is Travellers’ Choice?
Tripadvisor gives a Travellers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
Travel safe during COVID-19
Visit our Travel Safe hub to see how we're helping you make more informed travel decisions during COVID-19.
What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Read more
Updated 20/06/30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Maputaland Guest House
Updated 20/06/30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#18 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in St Lucia
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Travellers' Choice
Maputaland Guest House has 6 individually decorated, air-conditioned rooms with en-suite bathrooms, all with direct access to the swimming pool which is set in our tropical and tranquil garden, perfect to relax and unwind. Open your bedroom door onto the veranda to sit and enjoy the view of our tropical garden which surrounds all the rooms. 2 rooms serve as family units that are perfect for small families. Have a nice refreshing splash in the pool after a long day in the sun or laze around the pool and relax while you are entertained by bird songs. The garden is a bird lover's paradise, and over 500 species have been identified in the St Lucia and Elephant Coast area. Maputaland Guest House has become world-renowned for the warm hospitality of its German, English & Afrikaans speaking hosts, Gisela, Jörg and Penny Orban. With a great knowledge of the area and surroundings, we can help you plan your stay with us and the rest of your journey.
Read more
Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Couples massage
Non-smoking hotel
Street parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Bar / lounge
Outdoor dining area
Bicycles available
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snorkelling
Bowling offsite
Fishing
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Foot massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Show more
Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Safe
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Coffee / tea maker
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Hair dryer
Show more
Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, German
131Reviews0Q+A10Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 97
  • 23
  • 7
  • 3
  • 1
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Ben wrote a review 03 May
1 contribution
Great Guest house located mid-distance between the beach and the main street in the town (15 minute walk). Owners are fantastic, very friendly and provide good service and local advice. Rooms are comfortable with kettle, fridge and AC. No TV though if that's of interest to some. Breakfasts are great and generous! Never hungry for the day ahead. Peaceful garden with a Pool. And if a hippo walks by in the evening one can watch it over the wall from the garden. I'd recommend it for a short or, as I did, a longer stay.
Read more
Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Helpful
Share
jellytots101 wrote a review Mar 2021
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa1 contribution
We had a wonderful time staying at Maputaland guest house. The rooms were clean and the host (Jorg) was very knowledgeable of St. Lucia and was helpful in advising us of things to do. I would recommend this place to anyone who is wanting to visit St. Lucia! :)
Read more
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: March 2021
Value
Rooms
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Sleep Quality
Helpful
Share
kzhand261511 wrote a review Dec 2020
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa1 contribution
I love the ambiance of the facility. Jorg, Gisela and Penny are amazing hosts and the breakfast is always prepared with lots of love. It's my go-to place in St Lucia and they never disappoint. Will definitely be going back there in the future.
Read more
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: December 2020
Value
Rooms
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Sleep Quality
Helpful
Share
Jenny Ruddeck wrote a review Oct 2020
1 contribution
We stayed at Maputaland guesthouse for a week during October 2020. Our friendly hosts introduced us to all the activities and events the area had to offer. The rooms are luxurious and modern. The dining area overlooks a lush garden with a lovely sparkling pool. Meals were excellent. The coffee is the best! Jörg is an experienced nature conservationist. Some of our highlights were the hippo and snorkeling experiences! We will cherish the fun and laughter we shared with our hosts! We are looking forward to our next stay! We highly recommend Maputaland to anyone for a top class experience! Best wishes and were looking forward to our next visit! Jan and Jenny.
Read more
Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Helpful
Share
llynch946183 wrote a review Mar 2020
Westbrook, Maine1 contribution
Although we were only passing through, this small guesthouse was a lovely one night stop. Gisela was a gracious and thoughtful hostess. We followed her recommendations and were happy with our use of limited time.The surroundings were very pleasant, and the amenities of WIFI, pool and breakfast made it a pleasant stay. Would definitely return and recommend it to others.
Read more
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: March 2020
Value
Rooms
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Sleep Quality
Helpful
Share
Response from Maputaland, Owner at Maputaland Guest House
Responded 15 Mar 2020
Dear Lynn, thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure meeting you and we do hope that we can welcome you here again one day. Kind regards Gisela & Joerg
Read more
Previous
PRICE RANGE
US$67 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalSt Lucia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Maputaland Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Maputaland Guest House?
Nearby attractions include St Lucia Beach (0.4 km), Amala Massage & Gifts (0.7 km), and Cape Vidal Lighthouse (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Maputaland Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Maputaland Guest House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a desk, and a pool view.
What food & drink options are available at Maputaland Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Maputaland Guest House?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Maputaland Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thyme Square Coffee & Gift Shop, Reef and Dune, and Braza.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Maputaland Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Maputaland Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of St Lucia.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Maputaland Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to Maputaland Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Veyane Cultural Village (5.2 km).