Imvubu Lodge

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

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Imvubu Lodge

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Beach nearby
View from room
View from room
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served
Shower, free toiletries, hair dryer, towels

Overview of Imvubu Lodge

8,0 out of 10 Very good
8,0/10 Very good

Property highlights

  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Air conditioning
Cnr Krewelkring Hibbard Drive, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, 3900
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Conference center
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Front-desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
Feel at home
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Garden View

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Garden View

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

Chalet, 2 Double Beds, Lake View

  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Superior Twin Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Superior Double Room, Garden View

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

Suite, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Getting around

  • Richards Bay (RCB) - 15 min drive


  • McDonald's - 9 min drive
  • Bronco Creek Spur - 10 min drive
  • KFC - 10 min drive
  • Wimpy - 10 min drive
  • Wimpy - 18 min walk

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.


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 sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 47 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 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 onsite 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
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Mini golf

What to do

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

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Conference center


  • 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 (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 74-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

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

Sleep well

  • Free crib/infant bed

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • 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 sanitizer.


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

Also known as

Imvubu Lodge
Three Cities Imvubu
Three Cities Imvubu Lodge
Three Cities Imvubu Lodge Richards Bay
Three Cities Imvubu Richards Bay
Protea Hotel Imvubu Richards Bay
Imvubu Lodge Richards Bay
Imvubu Richards Bay
Imvubu Lodge Hotel
Imvubu Lodge Richards Bay
Imvubu Lodge Hotel Richards Bay

Frequently asked questions

Does Imvubu Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Imvubu Lodge 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 Imvubu Lodge?
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.
Are pets allowed at Imvubu Lodge?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't 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 onsite casino at Imvubu Lodge?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Tusk Umfolozi Casino (18-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Imvubu Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with activities like hiking, sailing, and body boarding, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes game drives, game viewing, and safari tours. 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 onsite restaurant, In The Reeds.
What's the area around Imvubu Lodge like?
Imvubu Lodge is located a short 18-minute walk from Richards Bay Park.



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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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