South African Hotels

Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge

Cnr Medigate Rd & Hospital Rd
Umhlanga Ridge
Durban North Coast
South Africa
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The Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge hotel provides a much-needed budget hotel in this sought-after tourist destination of Umhlanga. The hotel offers convenient and necessary facilities, offers comfortable rooms, and the staff is on hand to ensure that a stay is both relaxing and memorable. Road Lodge in Umhlanga has over 100 rooms. Each of the rooms is tastefully decorated and appointed with necessary, but modern facilities that will ensure a relaxing stay. Situated adjacent to the famous Gateway Centre just north of Durban in South Africa's rich KwaZulu-Natal province

The hotel is on the corner of Hospital Road in Umhlanga Ridge, the hotel is within walking distance of the Gateway Shopping and Entertainment Complex and lies within proximity to major businesses and leisure facilities.

Being a popular beach holiday destination for both local and international travellers, Umhlanga invites visitors to enjoy an unforgettable seaside vacation with a magnificent, sandy beach, and a favourite seafront promenade.

Hotel room features:

  • Television
  • Radio
  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and basin
  • Working desk
  • Double or twin beds
  • Single sleeper chair in some rooms


  • Breakfast restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Reception
  • WiFi access
  • Parking (extra parking available at Gateway Mall)


  • 24-hour reception
  • Food and beverage vending machines
  • Babysitting
  • Transfers

Nearby Attractions

Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge is in a popular tourist beach destination for both South African and international visitors. The climate in this region of South Africa is subtropical, with even the winter temperatures seldom dropping below 20 °C, making for a stunning outdoor paradise all year round. The beaches in and around Umhlanga are safe and well-protected, the ocean is warm and bright, suitable for swimming and other exciting water sports such as body boarding and surfing.

The famous Gateway Shopping Center & Entertainment Complex is only a short walk away from the Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge, and visitors will find a great variety of boutiques and shops within. Likewise, many restaurants can be located here that range from fast food outlets to fine dining. Further afield from this tourist spot in KwaZulu-Natal, there are plenty of fun and adventurous activities and attractions. For those interested in marine life, a visit to the unique Natal Sharks Board in Herrwood Drive will provide a fascinating insight into the work being done by these devoted conservationists to minimise the impact that sharks and humans have on one another.

Road Lodge Umhlanga guest can get up-close to some of the marine inhabitants of the coastline, there are registered marine safari operators in the area, as well as various dive operators ready to show you the beautiful life under the waves. Another option is to visit the uShaka Marine World in Durban. This world-class aquarium houses a vast collection of marine life, including sharks, turtles, dolphins, and beautifully coloured reef fish.

The Sibaya is 20 minutes away while the Suncoast is in the city of Durban near the beachfront. Alternatively, you could visit Crocodile Creek or Crocodile Valley, to learn more about these ancient predators, or for something less toothy, have a stroll around the Umgeni Bird Park that is home to hundreds of indigenous and exotic species.

Below detailed information about the Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Selected satellite channels
  • TV
  • WIFI
  • Writing desk


Dining at the Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge

The Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge Hotel features a breakfast restaurant that serves a hot and cold light buffet. There is also a snack bar and deli available for guests.  

A great variety of restaurants is located within close walking distance to the hotel.


The Hotel features a lovely swimming pool for the exclusive use of guests.

Nearby Activites
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Bird-watching
  • Beach walks.
Nearby Attractions
  • Gateway Shopping Centre & Entertainment Complex
  • uShaka Marine World
  • Crocodile Creek
  • Croc Valley
  • Umgeni Bird Park
  • Giba Gorge Horse Trails.

  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Baby Facility

Babysitting service and cots available by prior arrangement.

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Babysitting
  • Housekeeping service
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
Pet Policy
  • No pets allowed.

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

Accommodation at KwaZulu-Natal's Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge is well-catered for, with the hotel providing 125 comfortable rooms.  Each of the rooms is tastefully decorated and appointed with basic, but convenient facilities that will ensure a relaxing stay. Rooms with wheel chair access are also available and can be requested when a booking is made.

Hotel room features:

  • Television
  • Radio
  • Air-conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and basin
  • Working desk
  • Double or twin beds
  • Single sleeper-chair in some rooms
Single Room R710
Double Room R710

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Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge offers an airport transfer service. To receive a quote or make an airport transfer booking, please click the button below.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -29.726802

Longitude: 31.068001


Directions to the Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge Hotel, Durban:

If travelling on the N3 take the N2, Stanger off ramp or travelling from the Airport, continue straight along N2 towards Stanger/North Coast.
Continue north up to the Umhlanga Rocks, Mount Edgecombe, Phoenix North (182) off ramp.
At the traffic lights turn right.
You will now be on the M41.
Proceed to the Umhlanga Rocks Drive, La Lucia Ridge off ramp (Second left - do not take the first Gateway off ramp).
At the traffic lights turn left, this is the M12 - Umhlanga Rocks Drive.
Continue along Umhlanga Rocks Drive and turn left into Medigate Road , proceed down Medigate Road and continue around the Fountain Circle until Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge is on the left.
The Road Lodge parking entrance is located in Aurora Drive.

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Secure free parking available onsite.  Additional parking available at Gateway Shopping Centre.

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