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“step outside”(2 reviews)
“honesty bar”(14 reviews)
“water features”(4 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
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4 Star Hotel
Umlilo Lodge is located in St Lucia and surrounded by the Big 4 (no Lions) iSimangaliso Wetland Park; South Africa's first National World Heritage Site. Lake St Lucia is a large estuarine lake abundant with hippos, crocodiles, fish and hundreds of bird species. The area comprises...
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9 Dolphin Avenue | PO Box 267, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
51 km to Richards Bay Airport
15 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Umlilo Lodge is beautiful! It has a central courtyard bursting with lovely, natural foliage, along with a few monkey visitors. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The room was had was also beautiful, contemporary design, very clean. And a wonderful breakfast. The lodge...More

Thank MadisonFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

umlilo is a lovely, relaxing spot with incredibly helpful owners and staff. they were so helpful and generous with our family of five, helping to arrange fantastic activities for us with local guides (birding, snorkeling, estuary tour). we highly recommend this wonderful place!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went for a 3 night/4 day safari package in St. Lucia and we stayed in this lodge. First of all, the location was perfect - very close to the shops and restaurants but at a quiet corner. All of the staff...More

Thank Mirasol A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 4 nights, Umlilo never disappointed. From checking in, the welcome was warm and professional. The tropical setting of the establishment just sets it apart from the rest! The rooms are comfortable, clean and quiet. You step outside and you hear the sound...More

Thank Samkeliso_2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Umlilo Lodge is really an experience! My son-in-law took one look at the ambiance, turned to my daughter and said, "Your mom is really cool!" So there you are: if you want to be a hero, take your family there. The lodge is set...More

Thank MKSSA
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$99 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$99 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (117)
Room & Suite (63)
Dining (14)
Pool & Beach (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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"Room 8 has a lovely large double bed."
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"Room 9 was spacious and comfortable"
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"I believe the upper rooms have a little more light coming in, but actually I am sure they are all lovely."
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"All rooms look good. Top floor might be slightly nicer."
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