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“Real family atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Aintree Lodge

Aintree Lodge
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Aintree Lodge
Namapa, Mozambique
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“Real family atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

I have not actually stayed at Aintree, but have attended many of their public functions. They have several different themes throughout the week - Wednesday night karaoke being particularly popular as is their burger and beer evening on Fridays. One "builds" one's own burger from the wonderful array of ingredients arranged with delicious sauces and salad ingredients to boot. All this is included in the price together with a free beer or glass of wine for around R40!!! Then there is dessert too. Their Sunday lunch buffets are a also a treat with several roasts on offer and a wide variety of fresh vegetables to choose from. I would recommend Aintree Lodge as an excellent B&B, event venue, or family fun time venue to anyone.

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

The lodge needs a bit of TLC and work as would be a fantastic place if more care was taken. The rooms are clean and has everything that one needs but in some cases the tvs don't work and some of the bathrooms need their showers fixed etc. We were a group that stayed. The staff did go out of their way to help where possible and cater for us and our needs which helped. Their website does them no favours either. The breakfasts are ok but limited.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2013

Walls crawling with ants. Never seen so many in one place before. Walls were black with them. Ants crawling all over and in the bed. Complaint was met with "will call the cleaners". Manager finally arrived with a can of Doom. Eventually we were moved. Late for the wedding we were attending in PMB as a result. Breakfast bar totally inadequate for the number of guests. Queue for the eggs was never ending. No management available to supervise. Overall a terrible experience. I do not recommend this lodge to any traveller.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2010

Dingy dark room. Old mattress with foam cover. Tired old furnishings. Dirty carpet. No Mnet as advertised.Powdered milk for tea.No globes in lights or bare globes and no cover.
No hairdryer or hospitality toiletries, just a mini lux soap.Toilet rolls in lock up dispenser (?) Nice garden but only hard chairs or benches . A few loungers would be nice. No managers available over weekend. Only saving grace is the lovely breakfast.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Aintree Lodge
Address: 31 Alice Grange Road | Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
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Ranked #10 of 26 Speciality Lodging in Pietermaritzbu...
Number of rooms: 24

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