North Lodge Cottages  Verified Listing

Durban North > Durban > KwaZulu-Natal > South Africa

Excellent Rating: 4.8 / 5
Based on 5 verified guest reviews

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Member since: 5 June 2015

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BUDGET EN-SUITE NON S.C. (From R398 /night.)

Sleeps 3 people.

No meal facilities. No TV. Great for a short,active stay ... 1 - 2 nights (max 2nights) Perfect if you just need a fresh bed & shower. For longer stays,choose self catering in the Balcony/Garden/Canyon Suite(with Aircon/TV). Own towels please.

From R398 /night

S.C. ROOM IN SHARED COTTAGE (From R298 /night.)

Sleeps 4 people.

Sleeps 6-9 adults at 2-3 per room and is sold ... at a per person sharing rate from R249pps. E.G. book 6 guests=R1494 per night OR book 2 guests=R498. NB. groups of 4 or less may be upgraded to a more private suite free of charge.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

From R298 /night

SUITE GDN/BAL (From R598 /night.)

Sleeps 4 people.

Private S/C Suite, with Aircon & TV. Non-smoking. Bring Own towels ... please.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

From R598 /night

2 BEDROOM COTTAGE B (From R1799 /night.)

Sleeps 8 people.

2 Bedroom Cottage B

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

From R1799 /night
Full Kitchen
Covid-19 Certified
Braai/BBQ Area
Wheelchair Friendly
Airport Transfers
Bar fridge
Ceiling fans
Child friendly
Laundry facilities
No smoking
Tea and coffee facilities

Welcome to our secure reservations and payments system. Choose from 3 types of safe, central, affordable accommodation at comfort and convenience levels that suit your pocket. Max guests 30. Booking is safe and easy. The Budget Non SC Rooms are cheapest for 2-3 guests. The private self catering Suites and Cottages offer best value in air conditioned comfort. Dorm Rooms with air conditioning and TV are cheapest for travellers sharing with other guests.
In STEP 1 below, enter arrival date, departure date OR no. of nights. Click “Check Availability”. Units priced per person show heads, while cottages priced per unit show a house icon. In STEP 2, answer how many rooms you need alongside your chosen unit/s. STEPS 3 and 4 are straightforward. For help, go right to the top of the page for our email and telephone numbers - we’ll gladly assist. After you book, we will send immediate confirmation with directions and other info you may need. Looking forward to seeing you at North Lodge!

In Room Facilities:

Well established, centrally located just 10 minutes from everything, and easy to find, we offer maximum savings in private rooms, Cottages as well as backpacker-style dorms. Our tap water is safe to drink and our showers have endless hot water.

The types of accommodation to choose from are:

BUDGET ROOM - 1-3 Sleeper. en-suite, but not self catering. From R298/night for 2 guests OR

SC SUITES - 1-4 Sleepers. Private en-suite fully self catering. From R598/night for 2 guests OR:

SC COTTAGES - 2 and 3 Bedroom. Every room en-suite. From R225pppn in 8 Sleeper Unit OR:

BACKPACKER DORM ROOMS - 1 - 11 sleeper houseshare. From R199pppn

Choose from 2 SELF CATERING SUITES. These are fully and properly equipped for Self catering. Air-conditioned, TV with optional DSTV. En-suite bathrooms, Fresh Linen, comfortable Queen beds that split into singles on request. Pots, crockery and cutlery. Fridge, stove, Microwave, stove, plenty hot water, Wi-Fi, Reading material. Desks & Lamp on request, 2-pin plugs built in. Our type of Self catering living is like living at home – we provide all bedding & kitchenware and you only bring consumables (and towels please!) On the first night only, we will provide basic essentials – thereafter, please provide your own toiletries.
Iron and Ironing board on request. Spotless, steam-free showers throughout.

The BALCONY SUITE sleeps 2 and can be set up with either a Queen Bed or twin singles. We can add a 3rd bed if needed.

The GARDEN SUITE usually sleeps 2, but is big enough for 2 more single beds to be added.

BUDGET ROOMS are private and en-suite, but do not offer self catering, Tv or aircon. These are suited for short, active stays where no meal plan at all is required (since Budgets have no self catering facilities, you will eat out)/ Wi-fi is standard. Experience that elusive meeting point of lowest prices, highest value, safety, cleanliness, service and hospitality all in a central venue just 10 minutes from the CBD, beaches and all Durban attractions. You will not find better value!

We have only 2 of these room types and they are not available in peak seasons.

For bigger groups, the 2 self catering cottages are an excellent option. Fully equipped for self catering with full kitchen, lounge and all bedrooms en-suite. TV, aircon, free wi-fi. The 2 bedroom is best for 4-6 guests and the 3 bedroom best for 6-8. Special plans can be made to add extra beds and mattresses for bigger groups if you don’t mind the squeeze.

COTTAGE B sleeps 4-6 guests. Full-sized fridge, stove, microwave etc. Own Braai area.

COTTAGE A sleeps 6 - 8 guests. Full-sized fridge, stove, microwave etc. Own Braai area.

For travellers who do not mind sharing, the cheapest option is in our lockable dorm rooms. Favourite choice of Contractors and Budget travellers, these are part of a large free-standing 3 bedroomed house that can sleep 11 or more guests. Please feel free to inquire about rates for the whole house. We are choosy about our guests, and we gladly separate male and female guests, so have no fear. Huge lounge & kitchen with 2 big frost-free fridges plus dining room. Large level parking area and big braai area. If using public transport, you will be pleased to know that we are on a direct bus & taxi route to the city and beaches.

1-5 SLEEPER DORM has an en-suite bathroom - fitted with queen and/or single beds.

1-3 SLEEPER DORMS have a shared bathroom. Fitted with a queen bed plus 2 singles.

At North Lodge, we want you to feel right at home - have a braai on your doorstep, play your own music, park where you like in our huge, securely gated grounds.

Area Information:

We will send DIRECTIONS with your booking confirmation.
N3 onto N2. N2 exit 177 onto R102 OR N2 exit 175 via Nandi Drive onto R102. From City & Beaches: R102 via Umgeni Rd OR M4 and M12 via Kenneth Kaunda Drive. North Lodge is in Grove Crescent off Orange Grove, which is off the R102. Please google Parkhill, Durban North and view directions to 21 Grove Crescent.
FOOD: All major supermarkets and fast food chains as well as restaurants plus Pick n Pay Hypermarket are within 2km. North Lodge is walking distance to a Fresh Stop Food Court with Nandos, Steers, Milky Lane and Fishaways, as well as an excellent Indian Food outlet.There are a great number of schools and several private tertiary institutions. Sports clubs and golf courses are plentiful all in a 5km radius.
Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve and Virginia Beach and airport are 2.5km. Umgeni Bird Park is 3km, North Beach and CBD and Ushaka Marine are within 9km.
Hospitals & Medical. Ethekwini Heart Hospital, Umhlanga Hospital, King George and Albert Luthuli are all within 10 minutes.
A desirable, safe and green area with a clean atmosphere - we border on a commercial district, but there is no heavy industry nearby. The Parkhill area is fully residential from the M12 up to the R102 (Chris Hani Rd/North Coast Rd), a narrow strip of commercial properties. There are no informal settlements.

Prices range from R800,000 up to R8,000,000 and even much higher, depending on the property. The houses are a variety of solid old Durban North character homes with classic high ceilings and beautiful Oregon floors, and the more modern houses that have been built by those renovating the old style homes. Kensington Square in central Durban North is a hive of activity with major restaurants,Woolworths and a Super Spar, all offering safe secure parking. All the major banks are within this shopping area, and within walking distance to all the schools.
Nearby residential areas include Umgeni Park, Durban North (Central), Glen Ashley, Greenwood Park, Effingham, Glen Hills, Glen Anil, Sunningdale, Somerset Park, La Lucia, Umhlanga, Prestondale,The Gardens.
Nearby Business Parks hosting Blue Chip companies like SAB-Miller, ABI, Barloworld,Unitrans,Massmart etc:Riverhorse Valley, Briardene Park, Red Hill Park, Phoenix and Springfield Industrial. In the vicinity of North Lodge Parkhill has proven to be a historically safe area and the owner and guests habitually takes midnight walks along a well-lit road to the 24 hour convenience store across the road.

Property Facilities:

24/7 on-site presence. Electronic gated access. Safe free drive-thru trailer-friendly parking alongside units, 2 shaded parking bays, 10 open bays. Braai areas & garden furniture, garden umbrellas on request, stepless paths, Free Wi-Fi Outdoors, Food court with Steers,Nandos, Fishaways and Milky Lane 4 minutes walk. Safe jogging routes, View wild vervet monkeys and mongoose on the premises, Free tropical fruits in season. Solar heated water, lighting back-up for loadshedding. No pets. GSM access control, Gate exit loop, Surveillance cameras,Washing Machines, Lines, Iron & Access to Laundry facilities (at Surcharge). Airport & Harbour Shuttle (enquire regarding charges). Uber service. Fast-foods delivered (Pizza etc)
For Contractors: Secure Storage, Parking for Trucks up to 10 tonne, trailer-friendly,compressed air. Access to workshop & equipment.


12 minute drive from Durban and Umhlanga Beaches
15 minute drive from uShaka Marine World
10 minute drive from Sun Coast and Sibaya Casinos
8 minute drive from Kings Park and Moses Mabhida Stadiums


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Property Type Cottage, Self Catering
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Gavin Samuels
13 December 2019

We had a very nice weekend. Area was also nice and quiet. Host was very friendly and helpful.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
buyi wendy
10 September 2018

My stay was fantastic at North Lodge Cottages, Eric the manager was very helpful to me he came on the road to fetch us when we lost for free, the place is simple and not bad, we felt like we were at home.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Tiaan Engelbrecht, South Africa
09 June 2015

It is very nice place. Quite clean and will stay there again thank you so much and I hope to see you guys again cheers.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Tahera Beckett
13 May 2015

Just wanted to thank you for the hospitality and being a wonderful host we have had a great stay with you. Your place is divine and we had much peace and comfort while we stayed there. Much blessings on all your upgrades and renovations for your place no regrets on finding you guys. With many thanks and much gratitude. Be always well. Kind regards, Tahera.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Rozanne Collings, South Africa
09 March 2013

My family and I truly enjoyed our stay, although short, it was extremely comfortable, clean and homely. Definitely a place I'd recommend to friends and family.

Superb. 5 out of 5

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Excellent Rating: 4.8 / 5
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Durban North Reviews

Neil Du Randt
09 March 2020

Lovely clean place, great place to stay, now on our way to board the cruise ship MSC Orchestra 🛥⛴🛳

Superb. 5 out of 5
Lethiwe Xakaza
08 January 2020

It is central, close to all amenities like Ushaka Marine World and other fun places.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Papanana Lekgoathi
07 January 2020

Everything is good.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Khahliso Pharoe
04 December 2019

Everything is within reasonable reach. Shops and facilities.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Nokwazi Gladys
15 January 2019

Beach hopping.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Rendani Ramaliba
22 December 2018

Watching the birds show and beach.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
17 August 2018


Superb. 5 out of 5
Diane Van Lendt
26 July 2018

Central, close to airport and North Coast beaches. Restaurants, shopping.

Superb. 5 out of 5