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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
1 bedroom, premium bedding, Tempur-Pedic beds, in-room safe

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWest Ridge Park Tennis Stadium10 min walk
    Popular LocationUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal14 min walk
    Popular LocationDurban Botanical Gardens7 min drive
    AirportDurban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.)25 min drive

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  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 387 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, 1 Queen Bed

About this area


Located in Durban, Ridgeview Lodge is in the suburbs and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Durban Beach and popular attractions include Durban Botanical Gardens and uShaka Marine World. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. With scuba diving, sailing, and boat tours nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium - 10 min walk
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal - 14 min walk
  • Durban University of Technology - 3 min drive
  • Juma Mosque - 4 min drive
  • Durban Botanical Gardens - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportKing Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 25 min drive


  • Domino's Pizza — 13 min walk
  • Earthmother Organic — 15 min walk
  • Cafe 1999 — 16 min walk
  • Savior Cafe — 16 min walk
  • Olive & Oil — 16 min walk

About this property

Ridgeview Lodge

4-star suburban guesthouse near Durban Botanical Gardens
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a seasonal outdoor pool are available at this guesthouse. Free weekend breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, laundry facilities, and express check-in are onsite. All 8 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and Tempur-Pedic beds. Guests will also find cable TV, premium bedding, and coffee makers.
Ridgeview Lodge offers 8 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. Tempur-Pedic beds feature premium bedding. Cable television is provided.

Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) up to 5 kilometers
  • Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available weekends 7 AM–9 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Tempur-Pedic bed


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels


  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Safe



Check-in from 2 PM - 7 PM
Express check-in


Check-out before 10 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 12 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 230 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 420 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 230 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from January to December
Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

Ridgeview Lodge Guest House
Ridgeview Lodge Guest House Durban
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Ridgeview Lodge
Ridgeview Durban
Ridgeview Lodge Durban
Ridgeview Lodge Guesthouse
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Frequently asked questions

Does Ridgeview Lodge have a pool?
Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool.
Is Ridgeview Lodge pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Ridgeview Lodge?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Ridgeview Lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 7 PM.
What time is check-out at Ridgeview Lodge?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Does Ridgeview Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of ZAR 420 per vehicle applies.
Where is Ridgeview Lodge located?
Situated by the sea, this guesthouse is within 3 mi (5 km) of Durban Botanical Gardens, Durban University of Technology, and Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. Durban Beach and uShaka Marine World are also within 6 mi (10 km).
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pleasant stay at ridge view lodge
Had a nice garden room with privacy. Neat well kept rooms
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2018

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect stay, efficient, friendly, accommodating.
It was very good, thanks Magda
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Homely and Friendly
Ridgeview always exceeds my expectations and is the only place I stay when in Durban
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2017

3/5 Okay

Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Not quite what we were expecting
welcoming hostess. Good views. Good breakfast. Room a bit run down. The photos of this B&B show the rooms in a much better condition than they really are.

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Just wonderful
Great guesthouse with excellent management. Very friendly service and nothing was too much trouble. It was a last minute booking, but they were ready for us within 30 minutes. Good Bar, Excellent views and delicious breakfast. Thoroughly recommend and will be back!!

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