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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got caught in mist and rain from Joburg and booked into the hotel via the website from the car. Friendly reception staff who really put in a. Effort to get us a family room to reduce the unplanned expense of sleeping over. Room was clean, comfortable and neat, as always ar city lodge.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your positive review Ian. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff so friendly and helpful and the room clean... We look forward to welcoming you back again soon...

Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this City Lodge on two occasions during May. I have stayed on business many times before. It is a beautiful City Lodge conveniently located a stride away from Gateway Mall which is full of eateries, movie houses etc. So once parked in the secure basement parking, you really dont need your car unless you want to explore...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review, Michael. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Swaziland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you find it, you are already at Gateway Mall. So you will not struggle with driving around. park once and out of the reception door youre at the mall...Cool Breakfast is delicious, staff is very friendly and very helpful.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Modena
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a couple of night on this hotel and i had the chance to go in to the gym also. I really enjoy staing here, the staff is very friendly and helpful, the breakfast is huge and the staff ready to serve and they wear a nice uniform ( it is nice to see it) , the Hotel is...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the positive review, Mauro. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Vaxjo, Sweden
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I spent 1 night att City Lodge Umhlanga, it is located next to a very nice and big mall which I did some great shopping in ...very convenient !! Nice restaurants in this area and a great variety of them as well !! It is a very safe area ...for being South Africa in general, I had a good feeling...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is perfectly placed across Gateway mall which puts it in the vicinity of many good restaurants, gym, shopping experiences and the cinemas. The hotel is clean and modern with good front desk service and secure parking underground at no extra charge. Breakfast is a buffet style setup at a charge of R135pp which is a bit on the...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great walking into hotel and greeted with a friendly face. Got a room overlooking the pool and garden - great view. Room was spacious and had all the required luxuries. One negative is the plastic shower floor that felt oily, but on the positive side you do have the option of taking a bath as well. Breakfast was great and...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The quality of service they provide always leaves me speechless. It all starts at the reception when you check in. It then accompany you all the way to your room and it stay with you throughout the night. I am talking here about that comfortable feeling the combination of the stuff and the facility itself, gives you. The early morning...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Great hotel situated next to the Gateway Mall with easy access to an abundance of restaurants & bars. Very busy nightlife in the area. Rooms are specious, modern with everything you need for a comfortable stay. I can easily recommend it.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

- hotel is very well located, a few steps from Gateway mall - parking is available and We felt that it is safe - rooms are very small for families ( We were a family of two adults and two kids under 8) - Perfect free Wi-Fi in the rooms and in all hotel areas

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Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally situated next to the upmarket Gateway shopping and entertainment complex, City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge blends into the surroundings of its modern environment. Durban is just minutes away on the adjacent freeway, as is the city’s international airport. The five-storey hotel is in the heart of the new business district that has emerged in the Umhlanga area. It is also a short drive from Umhlanga’s popular promenade and beach front. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge

Address: 2 Palm Boulevard | P. O. Box 25173,Gateway M.C.P, Umhlanga Rocks 4321, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Price Range: $108 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge 3*
Number of rooms: 168
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City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge Hotel Umhlanga Rocks
City Hotel Umhlanga Rocks
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“Unfortunately there is no sea here, but full wifi is on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles nicolenP3252DU, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They are all good !!”
 of 5 bubbles DannyDavidsson, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I have slept in the same side but would not mind anyside, particulary the one facing the Gateway Theatre of shopping itself.”
 of 5 bubbles petrosc581, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Close to reception”
 of 5 bubbles GlennPatel, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor if possible”
 of 5 bubbles Pieterl698, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
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