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Northern Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got married at Palm Dune in Jan 2013. To say it was the best day of my life is an understatement. When we decided to go back to SA last month we had to visit Palm Dune and did so on our 4th wedding anniversary. We stayed in the honeymoon suite again. Engela helped my husband surprise me with...

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a self-catering room, clean and excellent. The staff was brilliant to say the least. Anything, anytime was not an issue. We stayed over the Christmas break and wanted to unwind, the resort has a semi private beach and during Christmas had only families that booked along the beach that used the beach. The manager was there at about...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Palm Dune Beach Lodge for 5 nights for a family wedding. The 2 bed apartment was very comfortable. The hotel is very sheltered which was handy given the winds! Walk straight onto a quiet beach - with great views up and down the coast. The staff were friendly especially Kevin who couldn't do enough for us. The...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is an idyllic setting for a wedding. Fortunately the weather held and all went well. The main room for the paying parents unfortunately was next to the late night visiting area. The wedding food was good, but the sunday breakfast was a disappointment.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We attended my best friend's wedding - we were 2 adults & a 9yr old child. We booked the 2 bedroom family suite. The suite was clean & the check-in process fast & efficient, but that's were the efficiency ended... Although the wedding was on the Sat, we booked in for the weekend. Friday's dinner was (and there is no...

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Ameen R, General Manager at Palm Dune Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review with us following your recent stay at Palm Dune Beach Lodge. We are sorry to hear that your expectations in our dining hall left you feeling disappointed. Our dining room does not operate with an a la carte menu, the chef works of a set menu which we feels...

Wheelers Hill, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2016

My daughter had an amazing beach wedding at Palm Dunes, mid-March 2016. Every request was handled with no fuss by the manager, Engela and her staff. The beach setting was superb, and we were very lucky the weather held-up for us. We then had a "braai" (BBQ) on the Sunday with lots of meat and lots of good cheer. We...

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I was last here for a conference 10 years ago and enjoyed it. The Lodge has subsequently undergone huge upgrades and is extremely nice and very good value. The Restaurant serves a nice variety of meals and a good breakfast. Right on the Beach so access is excellent.

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Durban
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

This lovely venue is all about knowing what to expect. It's a small resort in a tiny beach village on the north coast of South Africa. Our family stayed in the self catering 3 room family unit. The kitchen was well equipped, rooms clean and comfortable with air-con. The staff are very laid back, which worked out well as we...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

As a wedding venue this is a very disappointing start. Poor grounds maintenance and lack of attention to detail. Wedding catering less than impressive with additional services lacking professionalism. Not child friendly as all pools open and close to rooms. The rooms appear tired and could use a serious revamp. Staff are extremely friendly and approachable.

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Ameen R, General Manager at Palm Dune Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words regarding our friendly and approachable staff. We take pride in the up keep of our gardens, not many venues along the coast have the setting and gardens we have. KZN North Coast is faced with a severe drought and the municipality has imposed water restrictions, normally we would be able to water our gardens...

Jesmond, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

We visited Palm Dune for a wedding in October 2015 and I couldn't recommend it enough. The staff were so polite and helpful at all times, with several members of staff being on hand to help carry a family member in their wheelchair up and down steps to the restaurant. When we arrived we were given a ground floor room...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Palm Dune Beach Lodge

Address: 9 Umvoti Drive, Blythedale Beach 4450, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Blythedale Beach
Number of rooms: 32
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“All rooms seemed excellent”
 of 5 bubbles 546randhirr, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“More modern rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles carmineperri, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“don't book a room underneath the hall venue tooo much noise”
 of 5 bubbles simone7746, 25 May 2015 | Read review
“The best rooms are in the new complex across the road from the resort - all rooms should be converted to achieve this level of quality”
 of 5 bubbles JennyS929, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite is tucked away nicely.”
 of 5 bubbles Kazza_J_R, 18 Mar 2012 | Read review
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