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Umlilo Lodge is located in St. Lucia, a small coastal village surrounded by the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa's first National World Heritage Site. Each room is equipped with WiFi, a mini-bar and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. They are all air-conditioned and have an private bathroom, and have direct garden views or balconies overlooking the pool and garden. For a surcharge, the property arranges dinner where authentic African dishes are served. Guests can relax at the shared lounge, on-site bar or outdoor swimming pool. Staff at the property can help arrange activities to nearby attractions such as game drives, snorkeling, fishing and boat cruises on the estuary. King Shaka International Airport is located 132 mi away and Richard's Bay is a 50 minute drive from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in St Lucia, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
or
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
and
1 king bed
2 twin beds
and
1 full bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
9.1
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
7.0
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Girty
    United States of America United States of America
    Everything is great about this place. Family owned and run. Helpful on daily adventures. Just be careful of the hotel crocodile😀
  • Julian
    United States of America United States of America
    The host was very amiable and excellent at helping arrange trips. The grounds are delightful and tropical. The bed was very comfortable and the breakfast was great.
  • Monica
    United States of America United States of America
    We felt like we’re in the jungle. The property was filled with lush vegetation. The staff was warm and inviting. The room was just the right size.

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      Pizza • Local • Grill/BBQ • South African
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian

Amenities of Umlilo Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Garden view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

Umlilo Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Umlilo Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Umlilo Lodge

  • Room options at Umlilo Lodge include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Double

  • Umlilo Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Check-in at Umlilo Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Umlilo Lodge is 500 feet from the center of St Lucia. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Umlilo Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Umlilo Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Horseback riding
    • Swimming pool
    • Game drives