Makaranga Garden Lodge

1 A Igwababa Road, Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal


Makaranga Garden Lodge is a luxury accommodation and conference venue where guests can enjoy friendly service and superb cuisine. The philosophy of Makaranga revolves around providing an opportunity for enjoyment as well as rejuvenation for all their visitors.

The beautiful gardens provide the ideal backdrop to achieve the desired levels of relaxation for all who visit them. The Boutique Hotel has been designed to blend in with, rather than impose upon, the natural surroundings. The spacious lodge, with hand painted murals, original art, and a classically furnished lounge, which is complete with a grand piano, creates an atmosphere of intimacy and elegance.

Accommodation is en-suite, individually furnished and extremely spacious. Full facilities are available for those who are mobility impaired.

The lodge and gardens boast an impressive art collection and Day visitors can wander the wheelchair friendly pathways through the garden to admire the Shona and Italian sculptures set amongst an impressive collection of Camellias, Magnolias and Rhododendrons to mention a few. The Japanese garden features original stone carvings from Japan, and the 18 ponds and waterways are an ideal setting for little bronze statues of Venus, Pan and others.

Makaranga Garden Lodge unique brand of personal service, delicious food and good old fashioned hospitality make this an ideal setting for a weekend leisure escape, romantic honeymoon or prestigious executive event. Day visitors welcome as the restaurant is open to the public.