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Beach Forest Lodge

Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews within walking distance welcoming establishment balito beach restaurants and pubs caring person relaxed environment stay there again self catering our entire stay thoroughly enjoyed my stay lovely pool braai area family vacation entertainment area homely feel pleasant stay perfect location
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not enough information booklets or pamphlets irt to places of interest or tourists attractions nearbyNot make visitors aware of nature lurking that may be danger to them & how to act in case of need. Snakes, monkies etc.Regardless it was enjoyable stay in I'll definitely...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Sarah W, Owner at Beach Forest LodgeResponded yesterday

Thank you Jacob for your review on Tripadvisor of Beach Forest Lodge. I am not sure if you saw all the pamphlets in the pool area and the information board? In each room as well, as I showed you, there is a folder with information...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018

Loved our stay ....Sarah is the perfect host! Beautiful property and the cottage was way more then we expected. I would gladly recommend Beach Forest lodge. Again thank you Sarah for your warm welcome and hospitality

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Sarah W, Owner at Beach Forest LodgeResponded 9 December 2018

Hi Karen! Thank you for your review of Beach Forest Lodge! So glad you enjoyed your stay, it was an absolute pleasure hosting you both! I hope to see more of you! Warm regards Sarah

Reviewed 3 December 2018

The apartment was really lovely- the gardens and pool area stunning. It was very close to the beach but we had a 2 year old so we had to take the car. We never heard one mosquito which was great considering the garden sort of...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Sarah W, Owner at Beach Forest LodgeResponded 4 December 2018

Thank you so much for your review of Beach Forest Lodge! So pleased that you enjoyed your stay and great news about the mosquitos! Sorry to hear that the light under the door and at the top of the curtains disturbed you - it is...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018

perfect location for a reprieve. garden, koi pond and pool was so relaxing . except for a soft mattress no other complaints, which I have been informed by Sarah has been replaced. would certainly go back.More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Sarah W, Owner at Beach Forest LodgeResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review of Beach Forest Lodge! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and yes, after testing out the mattress I agreed - it could do with being firmer - so a new one is in...More

Reviewed 23 November 2018

Excellent location and homely feeling. The host is super friendly and professional. Have been going there for years and its always a pleasure to come back. Recommend to everyone from single travellers, to couples and families as the rooms are spacious to cater for all.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Sarah W, Owner at Beach Forest LodgeResponded 26 November 2018

Hi Isabela! Thank you for your review of Beach Forest.. it was so lovely to see you again, and we look forward to your visit again next year! Warm regards, Sarah

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About
Description
Beach Forest Lodge offers luxury self catering accommodation overlooking the serene Pigeonwood Forest, only 400m from the beachfront. Four spacious apartments are tastefully decorated and have private More balconies/patios with barbeque facilities. There is a stunning pool and entertainment area set among the tropical gardens. BFL is close to all amentities and activities in the Ballito area. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$55 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Ballito Forest Lodge
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$55 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Ballito Forest Lodge
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ballito
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Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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NirvanaC26
12 August 2018|
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Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Hi thank you for your enquiry... I am sorry for the delay in reply - I did not get a notification of the message - and have only picked it up now. Unfortuantely, we are fully booked from 16th December in our pet friendly... More
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NirvanaC26
12 August 2018|
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Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry with regards to accommodation. Unfortunately I only have one unit available at that time - it is our only non-pet friendly unit! It doesn't really have direct outside access which is why it... More
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jenny m
25 February 2018|
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Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Hi Jenny! I think we have now been in contact via Facebook ... Perhaps if you send me your email address either here or on Facebook, it will be easier to communicate? Kind regards Sarah Beach Forest Lodge
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Room Tips
"Waterberry cottage is perfect for families as it has a large, enclosed outside area ideal for children."
AlgernonLondon
19 Mar 2018
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"The units is quiet and lots of open windows and also have air conditioners."
JurieJohannesJacobs
16 Oct 2017
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"IF you are a senior citizen with walking problem, avoid unit Milkwood, which has a fair flight of stairs."
Jai_wanderlust
19 Jun 2017
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"All the rooms are tastefully decorated, you can tell that a professional has been at work!!"
margaretspain
18 Apr 2017
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