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Imvubu Lodge

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Chalet, 2 Double Beds, Lake View | Balcony
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Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Garden View | View from room

Overview of Imvubu Lodge

Imvubu Lodge

3.0 star property
Lakefront hotel in Richards Bay with spa and restaurant

8.0/10 Very good

114 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting rooms available
Cnr Krewelkring Hibbard Drive, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, 3900

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Richards Bay (RCB) - 15 min drive


  • Wimpy - 18 min walk
  • Café Schatzi Richards Bay - 6 min drive
  • Mojito's - 6 min drive
  • The Hot Spot Food Fusion - 7 min drive
  • McDonald's - 9 min drive

About this property

Imvubu Lodge

Situated by the ocean, Imvubu Lodge is a great choice for a stay in Richards Bay. Guests can indulge in massages at the spa, and In The Reeds serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other features include a bar/lounge and a garden. The helpful staff and restaurant get good marks from fellow travellers.


Afrikaans, English, Zulu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 47 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:00 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 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

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 pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


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

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Mini golf

What to do

  • Mini golf
  • Beach nearby
  • Use of nearby fitness centre
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference centre


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Full-service spa


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 74-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Free cot/infant bed

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include massages. The spa is open daily.


In The Reeds – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately ZAR 137 per person

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.</p><p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Imvubu Lodge Richards Bay
Imvubu Lodge
Imvubu Richards Bay
Protea Hotel Imvubu Richards Bay
Imvubu Lodge Hotel
Imvubu Lodge Richards Bay
Imvubu Lodge Hotel Richards Bay

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Imvubu Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Imvubu Lodge?
As of 7 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Imvubu Lodge on 4 March 2023 start from €78, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Imvubu Lodge?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Imvubu Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Imvubu Lodge?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Imvubu Lodge?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Tusk Umfolozi Casino (28-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Imvubu Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as hiking, sailing and body boarding, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy other amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Imvubu Lodge?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, In The Reeds. Nearby restaurants include Mojito's (2.3 mi), The Hot Spot Food Fusion (2.4 mi) and Café Schatzi Richards Bay (2.6 mi).
What's the area around Imvubu Lodge like?
Imvubu Lodge is a short 16-minute walk from Alkandstrand Beach and 18 minutes' walk from Richards Bay Park. Travellers recommend the hotel for its quiet location.



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4/10 Fair

Room Was Damp
Andre, 3-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

was amazing the nature vibe and open view of the sea lovely
Rowan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The stay was great. Would have liked some kind of stove facility and a braai area.
Stanley, 6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

onesimo, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Imvubu restaurant is the best
Thandi, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

S, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Lihle, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The view was awesome
Tina, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Siphelele, 1-night trip with friends
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4/10 Fair

RENDANI, 2-night family trip
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