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71 Hornbill Street, St Lucia 3936 South Africa
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#3 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in St Lucia
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Lodge Afrique is a 4 star Guest House with eight free standing Luxurious Thatched Suites, each with full Afro/Victorian bathroom. Lodge Afrique can cater for up to 16 people at a time. The spacious and Luxurious Air-conditioned Suites with a Private outdoor shower leading off the patio, are situated in a Tropical garden with a Sparkling pool. All the suites are connected to the Central Lodge by a raised wooden deck pathway over the Beautiful Lush Garden. Mini fridge in all the rooms with satellite TV, coffee & Tea facilities and bathroom amenities and roof fans. Our aim is to make sure our guests are well looked after. Big 5 Game drives, hippo & croc tours on the Estuary, night safaris, snorkeling at Cape Vidal. Ocean safaris, deep sea fishing and spearfishing, horse riding. Whale & Turtle watching. We can make your dream holiday unforgettable. If you look for a bush & beach escape Lodge Afrique is the perfest base
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
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Horseback riding
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Secured parking
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Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Snorkelling
Fishing
Walking tours
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
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Air conditioning
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Private balcony
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Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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English, Afrikaans, Zulu
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tomvonseggern wrote a review 03 Nov
Detern, Germany1 contribution
The botanic garden that leads you to your own cabin via a wooden boardwalk is not only very beautiful, but also shows small animals like turtles, which makes it very interesting, especially for kids. Also, the cabins are very clean and the breakfast is always different and, more importantly, very tasty. We were a bit unlucky with the weather, but the owner really helped us out with some ideas on what there is to do around the beautiful St. Lucia. Would definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Good Day, Thank you for the awesome review, look forward to welcoming you back to the Lodge. Keep well and be Safe. Kind Regards Merle & Team
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peteraP6767KY wrote a review Jul 2021
Sarasota, Florida25 contributions7 helpful votes
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From the moment you walk through the lobby, you're transported to another lush, tropical world. The gorgeous landscaping and attention to detail make you forget that you just came off a street in a small residential town, from the raised boardwalks to the outdoor showers, they have created a beautiful oasis that you'll never want to leave. The staff are super friendly and helpful and accommodated our every need. Unfortunately we were only in St. Lucia for a couple of days but we are already making plans to return and when we do, this is the place we want to stay!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Responded 04 Aug 2021
Good Day Thank you for review, glad you enjoyed your stay . Look forward to seeing you soon again at the lodge Be safe. Kindly regars Zama
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Bakersac wrote a review Oct 2021
St Martin / St Maarten10 contributions
Cannot rate this lodge highly enough. Rooms were spacious, well decorated and appointed - a real feel of old Africa about them. The site was beautiful, peaceful and welcoming. Staff were friendly. The breakfasts were absolutely top class
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Responded 25 Oct 2021
Good Day, Thank you for the awesome review, it was great hosting you and hope to see you soon on your next trip this way. Keep well and be safe. Kind Regards Merle
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Moira W wrote a review Oct 2021
Hermanus, South Africa21 contributions31 helpful votes
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From the moment we arrived and were effortlessly booked in to our departure when we were waved goodbye the visit was pure magic. The setting is lush and tropical with a boardwalk between the cottages. Orchids hang from trees and the pool was sparkling clean and inviting. The accomodation itself was really lovely and thoughtfully designed with everything one could want. The linen was of high quality and I appreciated that there was somewhere to put our suitcases. Breakfast was served in a beautiful inside outside area and each day was something different. While we were there the kitchen made pancakes specially for a guests young daughter every morning. The food was beautifully prepared and presented . I believe a large part of the success of the Lodge is the manager Merle who is an attentive friendly presence. Nothing is too much effort for her and her staff and they create a great vibe in the lodge. Merle is a fount of knowledge about the area. .The lodge has 8 cottages and thus never felt overcrowded. We left feeling as though we were leaving good friends behind. It was quite simply the best stay these veteran travellers had ever had anywhere in the world.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: If visiting St Lucia choose Lodge Afrique. We had a great riverboat outing with FANNAS tours....
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Response from Lindi van der Merwe, Owner at Lodge Afrique
Responded 15 Oct 2021
Good Day Moira, Thank you for the awesome review, it was great hosting you and Mike . Hope to see you soon on your next trip up this way. Be Safe. Kind Regards Merle
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Unelma333 wrote a review Oct 2021
Karlsruhe, Germany1178 contributions308 helpful votes
I booked Lodge Afrique for the last three nights of a three-week trip to South Africa. It was certainly the best accomodation of the entire trip, so it was a perfect choice. The chalets are located in a wonderful tropical garden. They are spacious, beautifully decorated in African style and spotlessly clean. Also they offer a great deal of privacy. The bathroom is luxurious with a separate bathtub and shower. The manager was very friendly and helpful with organising transfers. Also she made sure we got packed breakfast every morning after she heard that we plan to leave early on tours. Other staff members we encountered were very friendly as well. It was a wonderful stay and we hope to return one day.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Lindi van der Merwe, Owner at Lodge Afrique
Responded 09 Oct 2021
Good Day , Thank you for the awesome review, it was great hosting you at the Lodge. Hope to see you on your next trip. Be Safe. Kind Regards Merle
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PRICE RANGE
US$91 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalSt Lucia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lodge Afrique
Which popular attractions are close to Lodge Afrique?
Nearby attractions include St Lucia Beach (0.8 km), Amala Massage & Gifts (0.4 km), and Cape Vidal Lighthouse (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lodge Afrique?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Lodge Afrique?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Lodge Afrique?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Lodge Afrique?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lodge Afrique?
Conveniently located restaurants include KAUAI St Lucia, Braza, and Reef and Dune.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lodge Afrique?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Lodge Afrique located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of St Lucia.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Lodge Afrique?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Zulu.
Are there any historical sites close to Lodge Afrique?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Veyane Cultural Village (4.9 km).