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The Ridge Guesthouse

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Front of property
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of The Ridge Guesthouse

The Ridge Guesthouse

3.5 star property
3.5-star guesthouse in Richards Bay with outdoor pool and restaurant

6,0/10 Good

1 verified guest review

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
1 Jack's Corner, Davidson Lane, Meerensee, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
Feel at home
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Minibar

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Richards Bay (RCB) - 15 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Wimpy - 3 min drive
  • 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

The Ridge Guesthouse

A great choice for a stay in Richards Bay, The Ridge Guesthouse features an airport shuttle. After splashing around at the outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. A snack bar/deli, a terrace, and a garden are other highlights.


Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool


  • Afrikaans
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Electric kettle

Freshen up

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

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 sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and window guards on site.

Also known as

The Ridge Guesthouse Richards
The Ridge Guesthouse Guesthouse
The Ridge Guesthouse Richards Bay
The Ridge Guesthouse Guesthouse Richards Bay

Frequently asked questions

Does The Ridge Guesthouse offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Ridge Guesthouse does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Ridge Guesthouse?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Ridge Guesthouse?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Ridge Guesthouse?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Ridge Guesthouse?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Ridge Guesthouse?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Ridge Guesthouse?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at The Ridge Guesthouse?
No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but Tusk Umfolozi Casino (27-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Ridge Guesthouse and nearby?
The Ridge Guesthouse has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Ridge Guesthouse?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include The Hot Spot Food Fusion (2.1 mi), Café Schatzi Richards Bay (2.6 mi), and McDonald's (4.7 mi).
What's the area around The Ridge Guesthouse like?
The Ridge Guesthouse is a short 5-minute walk from Alkandstrand Beach and 7 minutes' walk from Richards Bay Park.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Must stay
Outstanding views , rooms and staff. Don’t be fooled by the ‘guesthouse’ description. This is as good as any place to stay and far removed from the self deprecating description.
Brian, 5-night business trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Very noisy evenings.
Andre, 10-night trip
Verified guest review