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Makaranga Lodge

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Overview
1A Igwababa Road, Kloof 3640 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved our couples full body massage at the Unwind spa at Makaranga and would highly recommend it to anyone needing some TLC. The two ladies treated us like gold! It was peaceful and quiet and we can't wait to head back soon.

Thank Justine Claire W
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 2 days ago

These are the reviews that keep us so motivated! Thank you so much for the amazing feedback, recommendation and rating. We love to ensure that all of our valued guests have wonderful experiences with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Attended my nephews wedding at the venue and had the pleasure of spending the night in one of the suites.The bed was so big could have easily fitted six adults in it and was very comfortable.Besides the catered wedding we had breakfast which was well...More

Thank MhPitt
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 5 days ago

WOW! Thank you very much for your amazing review on our piece of paradise. It's the perfect place for for everyone to come and share Magic Moments. We love it when guests have an amazing experience. Ill be sure to pass on your compliments to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it was wonderful to wake up before 6AM and listen to the sounds of the forest. We had 3 spacious room suites, each with extra large-king-size beds, bathrooms with shower & bath plus double sinks. Rooms had safety deposit boxes, TV, tiny fridge, 2...More

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Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking out the time to give us such a wonderful review! It really is great to wake up to the peaceful sounds of our tranquil garden. We are so happy that you had a magical stay with us and we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What has happened to this once wonderful grand boutique hotel? Impressive menu but my oh my, they could not deliver anything commensurate both in quality and price. Steak and duck was served totally overdone. Mysteriously, the steak was served with two separate starches but no...More

Thank Andrew2105
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, Andrew, and for your feedback regarding the food. This is of huge concern to us and i will be sure to share your comments with the Chef and kitchen team as we have hundreds of visitors through our Nonna Restaurant...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

I stayed here for 5 nights while visiting family in Kloof. The gardens are magnificent and it is so enjoyable to be able to walk around the gardens, safely and easily. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff are very helpful, the common rooms...More

Thank Fi_B111
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 20 August 2018

WOW! Thank you very much for your amazing review on our piece of paradise. It's the perfect place for for everyone to come and share Magic Moments. We love it when guests have an amazing experience. Ill be sure to pass on your compliments to...More

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About
Description
Makaranga is set in a tranquil 30 acre garden located in the subtropical village of Kloof within the Valley of a Thousand Hills, 25kilometres from Durban, KwaZulu Natal. Makaranga is a luxury accommodation and More conference venue where guests can enjoy friendly service and superb cuisine. Day visitors are welcome to enjoy a walk in the garden followed by refreshments on the terrace. Our philosophy at Makaranga revolves around providing an opportunity for enjoyment as well as rejuvenation for all visitors. The lodge boasts an outstanding art collection and guests can wander numerous pathways through the garden to admire the Shona and Italian sculptures. Accommodation is en-suite, individually furnished and extremely spacious. Full facilities are available for those who are mobility impaired. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$104 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
African Pride
Also Known As
Makaranga Hotel Kloof
,
Protea Hotel Makaranga Garden
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Kloof
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$104 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
African Pride
Also Known As
Makaranga Hotel Kloof
,
Protea Hotel Makaranga Garden
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Kloof
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Traveller (108)
Room & Suite (29)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Nearby AttractionsSee all 5 nearby attractions
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Questions & Answers
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QueenBarker
10 October 2017|
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Response from HelenXO | Property representative |
Dear Michelle Please could you provide me with your telephone number and email address. Thank you. Kind regards Candice
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8 May 2015|
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Response from NickyFitzKenya | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes by car
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Room Tips
"If you book a suite make sure they give you one! eg Rooms 29 to 21"
Howzitsa
23 Apr 2018
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"All the rooms are large and beautifully appointed. They all cater for wheelchairs too."
Charlieboy777
6 Feb 2018
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"Did not stay at the Hotel, therfore cannot give a review on the Hotel"
878pamelao
18 Aug 2017
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"I think most of the rooms on the top floor has best views to the garden"
Samkeliso_2016
16 May 2017
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