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.
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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.