Umtamvuna River Lodge

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Overview of Umtamvuna River Lodge

Umtamvuna River Lodge

3.5 star property
Port Edward beach lodge with outdoor pool and restaurant

6.8/10 Good

5 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Lounge area
Lot 80 Holiday Road (Off Old Pont Road), Banners Rest, Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal, 4259
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
Feel at home
  • Children's pool
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

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About this area

Getting around

  • Margate (MGH) - 37 min drive

About this property

Umtamvuna River Lodge

3.5-star lodge
You can look forward to a free breakfast buffet, a terrace, and a coffee shop/cafe at Umtamvuna River Lodge. This lodge is a great place to bask in the sun with fishing, water skiing, and motor boating. Guests can also expect to find a garden, laundry facilities and a bar.
Other perks at this lodge include:
  • An outdoor pool and a children's pool
  • Free self parking
  • Smoke-free premises, meeting rooms, and luggage storage
  • Concierge services, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills
Room features
All guestrooms at Umtamvuna River Lodge have comforts such as premium bedding and furnished patios, in addition to thoughtful touches like air conditioning and separate sitting areas.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels
  • Separate sitting areas, electric kettles, and ceiling fans


English, Italian

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 8 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool

What to do

  • Boat tours
  • Water skiing
  • Fishing

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


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


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • Italian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Furnished patio
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies


This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Umtamvuna River Lodge Port Edward
Umtamvuna River Port Edward
Umtamvuna River
Umtamvuna River Lodge Lodge
Umtamvuna River Lodge Port Edward
Umtamvuna River Lodge Lodge Port Edward

Frequently asked questions

Is there a pool at Umtamvuna River Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Umtamvuna River Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Umtamvuna River Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Umtamvuna River Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Umtamvuna River Lodge?
No, this lodge doesn't have a casino, but Wild Coast Sun Casino (13-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Umtamvuna River Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like water skiing, fishing, and motor boating. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the lodge's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Umtamvuna River Lodge?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include KFC (3 mi), Beaver Creek Coffee Estate (3.8 mi), and Barn Owl Bistro (3.8 mi).
Does Umtamvuna River Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished patio.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing site
Brian, 2-night romance trip
Verified guest review

2/10 Poor

Not for all.
Extremely disappointed with the Lodge and with the review of same on the internet. It may suit some people but I would not go back. I did not end up staying there.
Verified guest review

4/10 Fair

Cleanliness and quality of service
Air conditioner was not working in one room ,bathroom door did not lock, no kettle in the room , breakfast on the first day was horrible as the meuseli had weavles, no fruit or juice.
Dinesh, 2-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

A good place to stay to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It's close enough to the main roads and town to be easily accessible but just hidden enough in the natural environment to provide the serenity of a getaway. The staff are friendly and willing to assist.
Lucille, 2-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great stay sad to be home
Was a great family holiday kids loved the area and facilities will definitely go again and recommend this to all friends and family
Sershan, 2-night family trip
Verified guest review