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Hotel Makaranga Garden Lodge - Durban

4 star Hotel Durban

1a Igwababa Road Kloof - Durban

Price starting from $ 170 .36

Looking for lodges in Durban? Take a look at Makaranga Garden Lodge! Phezulu Safari Beach, The Pavilion Westville and University of KwaZulu-Natal are just a few of the attractions to be found in the region. Other attractions in the region include Killie Campbell Africana Library and Durban Botanical Gardens. Highlights include a ballroom.

Makaranga Spa is the place to be for rest and relaxation, offering aromatherapy, body scrubs, hydrotherapy, body treatments, as well as body wraps, massages and facials. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at this 4-star Durban lodge's restaurant where you're sure to find something to suit your taste. If you want low-key dining options, you will be pleased to find a snack bar/deli and a picnic area. Leave room for your swimwear and towel as this lodge features an outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool, a great way to unwind. There is also a bar/lounge where guests can enjoy drinks after a long day.

Planning a meeting? This lodge has audiovisual equipment, a 24-hour business center and a conference center with conference/meeting rooms for hire. You can also benefit from exhibit space, a computer station, an Internet point and event catering. Free Wi-Fi is provided so you can check your in-box whenever you like. Whether you're waiting for friends or your partner, the lobby has a TV and free newspapers to keep you company. Other amenities include free secure outdoor parking, gift shops/newsstands, dry cleaning/laundry services, beach/pool umbrellas and a garden.

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Guest Rating 7.0 Good
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Hotel Facilities at Makaranga Garden Lodge

  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Cafeteria
  • Snack bar
  • Gym
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Gift shop
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Laundry service
  • Beach umbrellas and deck loungers
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service
  • Conference room
  • Meeting Room
  • Business Center
  • TV Lounge
  • Internet/Email services
  • Newspapers
  • Spa/Wellness Centre
  • Baby sitter

Know before you go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 440 per person (one way)
  • Late check-out fee: ZAR 250
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: ZAR 50 per night

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

Renovation and closures

The hotel will be renovating from 2 September 2013 until further notice. The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

National rating

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

Hotel Makaranga Garden Lodge is also known as

Makaranga Hotel Kloof
Makaranga Hotel
Protea Hotel Makaranga Garden

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Room Details

Makaranga Garden Lodge has 22 guest rooms, all with furnished balconies and climate control. Rooms open onto balconies. Guests can unwind at the end of a long day and enjoy televisions with satellite channels. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, safes and direct-dial phones during their Durban visit.

Guest rooms are individually furnished, making each stay a unique experience. Private bathrooms are outfitted with separate bathtubs and showers, hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Refrigerators, minibars and coffee/tea makers can be found in each room to accommodate basic traveling needs. Rooms also include air conditioning and ceiling fans.

A turndown service is available.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Mini fridge
  • Mini bar
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • Terrace/Balcony
  • Fan
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Direct dial phone
  • Satellite TV
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Hotel Makaranga Garden Lodge

Phezulu Safari Beach - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
The Pavilion Westville - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
University of KwaZulu-Natal - 17.7 km / 11 mi
Killie Campbell Africana Library - 18.6 km / 11.5 mi
Durban Botanical Gardens - 19.1 km / 11.9 mi
Umgeni River Bird Park - 19.5 km / 12.1 mi
Greyville Race Course - 19.5 km / 12.1 mi
Durban University of Technology - 20 km / 12.4 mi
Victoria Street Market - 20.2 km / 12.6 mi
Sugar Terminal - 20.3 km / 12.6 mi
Juma Musjid Mosque - 20.5 km / 12.7 mi
Windsor Park Golf Course - 20.5 km / 12.8 mi
ABSA Stadium - 20.6 km / 12.8 mi
Old House Museum - 20.7 km / 12.9 mi
Moses Mabhida Stadium - 20.9 km / 13 mi
The preferred airport for Makaranga Garden Lodge is Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) - 34.2 km / 21.3 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Transportation services Hotel Makaranga Garden Lodge

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service