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About Gumtree Lodge

Sheer luxury and style combine at Gumtree Lodge to bring you comfort and relaxation. Guests will also enjoy the personal hospitality of the resident owner. We are convinced that once you spend time at our stylish lodge you will return again and again.

Bordering the Mt Edgecombe Golf Estate, the Lodge is ideally positioned for golfers, business stay-over as well as holiday getaways. Our unique location makes for a safe, secure, quiet and restful stay.

The lodge is situated three kilometres from Umhlanga Rocks, just South Africa's famous beach resort on the Indian Ocean, 15 kilometres North of Durban, and 35 kilometers from Durban International Airport. The lodge consist of 12 elegantly appointed luxury suites, all with en-suite facilities, such as air-conditioning, DStv, Internet and Wi-Fi. There is a swimming pool and braai area with secure parking.

  • Response Rate: 60%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 31 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 31 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
  • French
  • Italian
  • Hungarian


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Gumtree Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Gumtree Lodge

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Nomvula Brown
04 April 2018

The room was nice and spacious, but please the rooms need more air circulation, they have a very stuffy smell or damp smell.

Sibonelo Maphalala
01 May 2017

We arrived well after check in and upon opening our room, everything was a mess. The bed wasn't made up, used towels on the floor and empty food packets- this was we were welcomed to after confirmation that our room was 'ready'. First impressions count, worse when allocating rooms to people who arrived 2 hours after check-in. This needs to be attended to. The pool was dirty and there was absolutely no network reception in our room unless you stepped outside. I'm not even talking about the wifi limited only to the dining area. Other guests on motorbikes could have been more considerate...
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Glenda Wood, South Africa
29 November 2016

I don't know what I expected, but we got more than we could have hoped for. Our stay was wonderful. Peter and the staff were friendly, attentive, caring and helpful at all times. The facilities are great, and the surroundings are beautiful!I wish I could go and hang out at Gumtree Lodge every week-end!!Phillip & Glenda Wood

wandisile mngoma, South Africa
05 July 2016

We enjoyed our stay the breakfast that was served to us  and the staff in general was great

Danique Swart, South Africa
31 May 2016

This was our second visit to Gumtree Lodge, unfortunately it did not live up to its 4-star rating this time. The room we were in was extremely noisy, breakfast took quite a time after ordering and once it arrived, one persons' food arrived at a time and it was cold too. The TV in our room had very poor signal and limited channels, on one of the days there weren't any cups in the room to make coffee.We will unfortunately not make use of this accommodation again.

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Gumtree Lodge is 15.5km from the centre of Durban , the nearest airport 14.4km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling