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Igwalagwala Guest House

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Overview
91 Pelican Street St. Kwa Zulu Natal - South Africa, St Lucia 3936 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsthe ownerfamily vacationpeaceful stayroom was largebed was comfortableswimming poolhome from homehot waterfree wifisecure parkingwalking distanceboat tripquiet areastayed for nightsfamily roomfresh fruitguesthouse
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Realy lovely guesthouse, very beautiful and clean rooms. Super friendly and helpful staff! Beautiful pool, car can be safely parked on the premisses. Stayed for 3 nights and loved it :) Highly recommend this place!

Thank Natascha R
Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for all your kind comments about iGwalagwala Guest House! We love to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay, appreciated the service and would recommend us! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just the most lovely guest house in the area. Great rooms, lovely position and caring people. I would recommend this place to anyone. Thank you so much guys for the stay, I really appreciate the hospitality and kindness.

Thank Mark D
Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing iGwalagwala Guest House, we appreciate it! It is good to know that you enjoyed our great rooms, lovely position and caring people! Thank you for recommending iGwalagwala Guest House! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From setting foot in iGwalagwala Guest House our hosts made us feel very welcome and couldn't do enough to help. Our family room was spotlessly clean and really nicely laid out. Lovely to open the doors on the pool garden area. The children thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank lollybird2016
Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the time you took to review iGwalagwala Guest House, we appreciate it! Thanks for all the kind words and comments, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the spotlessly clean room that lead to the swimming pool. Hope to accommodate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful time in St Lucia. 2 rooms next to eachother. Kids had their own space and bathroom, but within supervision;) lovely owners, helpfull. Clean and in walking distance of the centre.

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Thank Navigate673806
Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the time you took to review iGwalagwala Guest House! It was lovely to accommodate you and your family. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Very stylish accommodation. Comfortable bed, lovely rainshower, clean, spacious room, delicious breakfastbuffet. And last but not least: friendly staff and hosts that are willing to go the extra mile. We really enjoyed our stay, thank you!More

Thank Karen S
Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you for the time you took to review iGwalagwala Guest House! It's great to know that you appreciated the stylish accommodation, comfortable bed and lovely rain shower. At iGwalagwala Guest House we strive to go the extra mile so that you can enjoy your...More

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Description
iGwalagwala Guest House is located in The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, now known as Isimangaliso Wetland Park. iGwala is the Zulu word for the Turaco (Loerie) bird found in abundance in the tropical gardens of our ...More establishment and the surrounding area. Just two and a half hours from Durban and six hours from Johannesburg, iGwalagwala Guest House offers one-on-one owner hospitality with a wealth of information on the area to assist you to make the most of your adventures exploring the Wetland Park. Our eight comfortable, double or family rooms are en-suite and equipped with air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge. Enjoy our hearty country style breakfast or alternatively opt for a continental-style buffet. Relax in our lounge or around the sparking pool in our tropical garden. Free Wi-Fi and parking is available. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$84 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$84 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
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Room & Suite (42)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (13)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"We had family room No 5 opening out on to the pool and garden"
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"All the rooms are great!"
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"Wifi was available only near the office area. The bathroom in Room 1 needs updating."
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"Upstairs room - wooden floors can be a little noisy for those in room below."
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