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Weinheim, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a very nice and quiet place with a wonderful garden. Every morning they served us a delicious breakfast. The host was very friendly and helped us with everything we needed. All in all the perfect place to stay while you are in the St. Lucia area!

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SantaLucia_30, Owner at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

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County Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here, the room was spacious and the breakfast was amazing, the best we had in any guesthouse in SA. The owners were really friendly and gave us great information on what to do in the area and how to get to Durban airport on time for our early flight.

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you here as our guests! Thank you for visiting! More 

Arnhem, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are large en clean with good beds. The owner, Francois is very interested in your plans en gives you a lot of tips where to go. They can also help you with booking of tours. Breakfast is very good! You can easily walk into town.

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you! It was a pleasure having you as our guests! More 

Ashville, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were warmly welcomed by the owner and taken to our very nice room where we enoyed a relaxing 4 days. The room was spotless and the gardens outside were manicured with bird feeders that attracted manikens and sunbirds. The breakfast was the best that I have ever had in a B&B. Staff was very helpful in arranging local tours.

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind remarks! It was a absolute pleasure having you here! More 

Johannesburg
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had a terrible sleep. There was everywhere in the room a smell of mould, even when you came in at the first time. When you lie in the bed and the smelliness of mould comes in your nose from underneath of the bed the whole night, than it`s horrible to sleep. Everything seemed clammy in the room. We were... More 

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SantaLucia_30, Owner at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are really sorry to read about your experience. There is a problem in the tropics with dampness which is caused by the humidity. We obviously do not like to hear that you had an unpleasant stay with us. We pride ourselves on our hospitality and how we take care of our guests. We will definitely attend to this. If... More 

Turnhout, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Oldest hosts in town. Amazing how they can offer such a terrific service at their age. They have very good recommendations. For instance the bike tour in the village and near the game park. Room is clean and nice.

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Santa Lucia G/House, Francois is amazing he is 96 years old and still he doing the breakfast in morning. We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay and the tours. Hope we see you again. More 

Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stayed with our two boys for six nights in the "appartment" offering two separate but connected bedrooms. Very comfortable with plenty of space, clean and well maintained. We enjoyed the breakfast, especially the Santa Lucia Special, thank you Karen! Rika and Francois are such lovely owners who always made sure we feel comfortable. The provided us with everything we... More 

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the positive review! it was a pleasure having you as our guests! More 

Nice, France
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Excellent stay too short Very Good location The Owner very hepful with lots of informations about santa lucia and all around Room very clean with privacy quiet Breakfast various excellent Will be back as soon as possible

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It was a pleasure having you as our valued guests. Hope we see you again! More 

Castelfranco Emilia, Italy
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

It seems to be at home but it's even better. Big rooms, furnished with great taste, comfortable toilets and a great hospitality from the manager, who has a fabulous sense of humor and takes care of his guests like they were his children. Definetely recommended. Breakfast was amazing, served in the garden!

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SantaLucia_30, Manager at Santa Lucia Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you, we are please that you enjoy your stay at Santa Lucia Francois is amazing he is 96 years old and still on the run. More 

Voorburg, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016

mr and mrs van der Merwe and their staff gave us a stay to remember in St. Lucia. Their personal touch, their friendliness will we always remember. The guesthouse is situated two blocks of the main road in St Lucia. Everything is within walking distance. The staff arranged an excellent hippo/croc tour for us in a small boat (8 persons).... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy refined South African hospitality in this charming home set in a tropical garden. All rooms have private bathrooms and patios. Full breakfast, which includes fresh tropical fruit, served (weather permitting) on the patio overlooking the garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Lucia Guesthouse

Address: 30 Pelikaan Street | Maputaland, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Price Range: $112 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Santa Lucia Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“For a family the "appartment" is perfect, as it offers up to five beds.”
 of 5 bubbles 11markusn, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 or Room 5 are lighter than the others with Room 6 having loads of room”
 of 5 bubbles TheDunsBuns, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“family suite”
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 of 5 bubbles 555marjoleinm, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“#4 was the most generous or the family suite.”
 of 5 bubbles travelopolos, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“Check to make sure you have a private room. Rooms with doors to adjacent rooms were not private.”
 of 5 bubbles tpwoofs, 14 Dec 2014 | Read review
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