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Igwalagwala Guest House

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Overview
91 Pelican Street St. Kwa Zulu Natal - South Africa, St Lucia 3936 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews the owner family vacation room was large bed was comfortable swimming pool very nice place to stay home from home hot water free wifi secure parking boat trip walking distance stayed for nights family room fresh fruit wonderful stay guesthouse
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay here, to be honest before I arrived I was worried if I had made the right choice, but I didn't need to be. It is a tasteful, relaxed, calm space, the pictures don't do it justice. We were greeted very...More

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Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you that you took the time to write this review. What a joy to know that you had a great stay and that iGwalagwala Guest House exceeded your expectations! It was lovely to host you and we were glad to assist with the bookings...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely guesthouse in a convenient position for restaurants and bars in St Lucia. Large clean and well appointed room. Lovely breakfast.Owner was very helpful before our arrival in arranging tours for us which was much appreciated.

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Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing iGwalagwala Guest House, we appreciate your time and effort! It's great to know that you enjoyed your stay in our large, clean and well appointed rooms. It was lovely to host you!

Reviewed 12 October 2018

This guest house was more like a resort. The manager went out of her way to meet every need and make our stay wonderful. The breakfast was like eating at an excellent restaurant. We received advice for tours,, booking and local information. The whole place...More

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Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 15 October 2018

What a joy to read such a wonderful review like this! We really appreciate the time you took to review iGwalagwala Guest House and all your kind words and comments! It was lovely to host you and it makes it even better to know you...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Realy lovely guesthouse, very beautiful and clean rooms. Super friendly and helpful staff! Beautiful pool, car can be safely parked on the premisses. Stayed for 3 nights and loved it :) Highly recommend this place!

Thank Natascha R
Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 18 September 2018

Thanks for all your kind comments about iGwalagwala Guest House! We love to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay, appreciated the service and would recommend us! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Just the most lovely guest house in the area. Great rooms, lovely position and caring people. I would recommend this place to anyone. Thank you so much guys for the stay, I really appreciate the hospitality and kindness.

Thank Mark D
Response from iGwalaGwala, Manager at Igwalagwala Guest HouseResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you for reviewing iGwalagwala Guest House, we appreciate it! It is good to know that you enjoyed our great rooms, lovely position and caring people! Thank you for recommending iGwalagwala Guest House! Hope to see you again!

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Description
iGwalagwala Guest House is located in The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, now known as Isimangaliso Wetland Park. iGwala is the Zulu word for the Turaco (Loerie) bird found in abundance in the tropical gardens of our More establishment and the surrounding area. Just two and a half hours from Durban and six hours from Johannesburg, iGwalagwala Guest House offers one-on-one owner hospitality with a wealth of information on the area to assist you to make the most of your adventures exploring the Wetland Park. Our eight comfortable, double or family rooms are en-suite and equipped with air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge. Enjoy our hearty country style breakfast or alternatively opt for a continental-style buffet. Relax in our lounge or around the sparking pool in our tropical garden. Free Wi-Fi and parking is available. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$90 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$90 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
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Room & Suite (42)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (13)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"We had family room No 5 opening out on to the pool and garden"
lollybird2016
2 Sep 2018
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"All the rooms are great!"
vdmnicolene
13 Jan 2018
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"Wifi was available only near the office area. The bathroom in Room 1 needs updating."
BennyBAlaska
7 Apr 2017
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"Upstairs room - wooden floors can be a little noisy for those in room below."
407maureenl
1 Dec 2016
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