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    The Merry Crab Beach Lodge

    439 Munro Drive, Glenmore Beach, Port Edward 4278, South Africa
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    Traveller (18)
    Room & Suite (7)
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good35%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible0%
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    “crab” (7 reviews)
    “short walk” (5 reviews)
    “lovely garden” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
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    6 - 10 of 31 reviews

    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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    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

    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

    Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

    Amazing and so going back! Amazing and attentive staff. Quiet and cozy perfect retreat for couples, nice treat to get away from all the city craziness. Loved the cats, everyone there feels like familyMore

    Thank Vitalisticvixen
    Response from MerryCrab, Owner at The Merry Crab Beach LodgeResponded 2 October 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review. So happy you enjoyed our cats, they can be a little needy for attention at times as they have somehow managed to get themselves from feral kittens to luxury cats! My husband is allergic so they are the closest...More

    Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

    A wonderful little world on its own. Be sure to feel part of the Merry Crab community. After one visit you will be enchanted, sure to return. We are sure to revisit over Holiday season. This will be third time to return. You come to...More

    Thank 900heidiv
    Response from MerryCrab, Owner at The Merry Crab Beach LodgeResponded 2 October 2017

    Thanks Heidi, really appreciate your support and regular visits! Looking forward to seeing you and the fur-children again this season. Regards Pamela

    Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

    Overall the place is pleasant accommodation basic, but functional, parking tight but secure and everything you need. Merry crab has no credit card capability and only accepts cash or EFT. Cellphone reception and wifi a challenge but with patience it works. Fans only, no aircon,...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$44 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Port Edward
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    Dining (2)
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    "The back suites are quieter."
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    "The cabanas and casitas have more space."
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    "All cabanas private but ones higher up are probably quieter..."
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    "Summer means bugs, carry insecticide. Only a fan meant the door was open a lot so lots of bugs. Upstairs has..."
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