Carisford Lodge

3.0 star property
3-star beach aparthotel in Ezembeni with outdoor pool

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Carisford Lodge

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Overview of Carisford Lodge

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

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
27 Starthcona Drive, Clansthal, Ezembeni, KwaZulu-Natal, 4170
Main amenities
  • 12 smoke-free apartments
  • Private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting room
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Wedding services
Feel at home
  • Kitchen
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Barbecue grill(s)

Room options

Economy Double or Twin Room, 2 Bedrooms

  • 75 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Resort view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds

Studio Suite

  • 40 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Resort view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

Signature Chalet, 3 Bedrooms

  • 95 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Double Bed and 4 Twin Beds

Honeymoon Suite

  • 75 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Exclusive Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Ocean View

  • 400 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 Double Bed, 3 Twin Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Signature Chalet, 2 Bedrooms

  • 85 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds

About this area

Getting around

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Carisford Lodge

Carisford Lodge offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for ZAR 500 per person return. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool or take advantage of nearby scuba diving. Apartments feature kitchens and balconies or patios.



At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 6 PM
  • Express check-in available
  • Minimum check-in age: 16
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

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 16


  • Pets allowed*

Property amenities


  • Private beach nearby


  • Outdoor pool

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) during limited hours
  • Airport shuttle on request


  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Breakfast available for a fee: ZAR 50-120 per person


  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Living spaces

  • Sitting area


  • TV
  • TV in a common area

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony or patio
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room


  • Air conditioning


  • Pet friendly
  • ZAR 250 per pet per stay


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Wedding services
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • Near the sea
  • In the entertainment district
  • In a national park

Things to do

  • Scuba diving nearby


  • 12 rooms
  • 1 floor
  • 15 buildings
  • Built in 2001
  • Traditional architecture

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs approximately ZAR 50–120 per person
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 500 per person (return)


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of ZAR 250 per pet, per stay


This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Carisford Lodge Clansthal
Carisford Clansthal
Carisford Lodge Ezembeni
Carisford Lodge Aparthotel
Carisford Lodge Aparthotel Ezembeni

Frequently asked questions

Is there a pool at Carisford Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Carisford Lodge?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of ZAR 250 per pet, per stay.
Is parking offered on site at Carisford Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Carisford Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 500 per person return.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Carisford Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 6 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Express check-in is available.
What is there to do at Carisford Lodge and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as scuba diving. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the aparthotel's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
Does Carisford Lodge have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchen which also includes cookware and a refrigerator.
Does Carisford Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, each apartment features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Carisford Lodge like?
Carisford Lodge is located a short 6-minute walk from Aliwal Shoal.



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8/10 Very good

Lovely Stay
Very nice and will return with family. Liked the privacy
Francis, 2-night romance trip
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