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The Merry Crab Beach Lodge

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On arriving at our little piece of paradise you will be met by "The Crew," our helpful and friendly staff, who will ensure that your car is parked in our secure off street parking area. You will be ushered into the newly built and decorated reception / lounge and entertainment area which has been designed for relaxing with family and friends, playing board games, reading and watching television.
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Free Parking
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Refrigerator in room
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Margate Airport10 km
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was a great place to visit, friendly staff and management. Very cosy and spacious for someone looking to relax away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Great beaches around the area and a good wine and dine spot just down the road...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank luke_seocharan
Response from MerryCrab, Owner at The Merry Crab Beach LodgeResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for lovely review, we truly appreciate and so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again in the near future! Regards Pamela

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Peaceful place with a very welcoming host. Clean room and the room had all neccessary accessories for an enjoyable stay. The place is close to shops and the beach which was great. Next time we will try the well kept pool. The drive to there...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank dolsip
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had a family get away from 27th to 30th April. I must admit I was very excited for our trip but was disappointed as the accommodation level was far from a 4 or 5 star rating. We were allocated unit 5B which is in...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Response from MerryCrab, Owner at The Merry Crab Beach LodgeResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback and sorry you hear you did not enjoy your visit with us. We are not nor have we ever professed to be a 4 or 5 star rated establishment. We are infact an ungraded self-catering establishment and on a par...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a well appointed studio apartment wituated on stilts with a nice balcony - ideal for proximity to the birds. The reception was efficient and we had all our luggage portered to out room in no time at all. It is a feature of...More

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Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Py M
Response from MerryCrab, Owner at The Merry Crab Beach LodgeResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for your review, we certainly hope we see you back at the Crab. Regards Pamela

Reviewed 27 March 2017

What a lovely and peaceful place. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The beach is just a small walk trough a small strip of beach forest, we saw a very small dear, too cute. What makes it special is the quiet beach, most of...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank KarinGC
Response from MerryCrab, Owner at The Merry Crab Beach LodgeResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review... The little deer you saw would have been a Blue Duiker, the smallest antelope in South Africa. Our village fights hard to preserve them as they are very secretive little creatures and quite territorial so there are only a...More

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Room Tips
"The back suites are quieter."
15 Nov 2017
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"The cabanas and casitas have more space."
14 Aug 2016
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"All cabanas private but ones higher up are probably quieter..."
18 Apr 2016
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"Summer means bugs, carry insecticide. Only a fan meant the door was open a lot so lots of bugs. Upstairs..."
08 Feb 2016
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South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalPort Edward
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