Mtubatuba Accommodation at Marula Place Guesthouse in Mtubatuba
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests16
  • Rooms/Units7

Marula Place is a highly recommended B&B with self catering option, providing accommodation in Mtubatuba for tourists visiting the Elephant Coast region.

About Marula Place

Marula Place offers safe Bed & Breakfast or Self Catering Mtubatuba accommodation in tastefully decorated en-suite rooms and a self catering cottage. The facilities are ideal for a group of people who want to spend time together. A tropical 2-acre garden surrounds you - all in a 24-hour protected environment. The hospitality is about the best Zululand can offer.

The Zululand climate is perfect: hot summer days and warm sunny winter days. We live on the border of the listed World Heritage Site, the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park, some 3800 ha expanse of lake and wetlands. The village we live in is called River View and is adjacent to the Umfolozi River and Mtubatuba. We are only 25 kilometres from the beach and 20 minutes drive from the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserves.


All bedrooms are en-suite, have air-conditioning, mosquito protection, television and tea and coffee making facilities. Stay and Sleep in Peace in a 24-hour Protected Environment.

The Cottage
The Cottage has it's own entrance, private garden and parking, has TV, is air-conditioned and fully equipped: Kitchen, with fridge, stove, microwave oven, toaster and kettle. Amenities, linen and towels and hair-dryers are provided. The bath room has a bath and shower. The Cottage is serviced daily, so no need to get your hands wet!.

The Rooms
All 4 rooms are situated outside the main house, with air-conditioner, bar fridge, amenities, hair-drier and serviced daily. All rooms have access to a tropical garden. Your comfort is our business, so don't be shy to ask should you need anything!


The Guest Lounge comprise of Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen (if you wish to self-cater), Pub, outside Braai Area and Jacuzzi. The lounge has satellite TV, a Hi Fi System and games at the disposal of guests, so you will never be bored.

There is also a swimming pool at your disposal to cool off during the summer months (or winter for the brave - it rarely gets too cold to swim!) Sit around the open fire under the stars and talk about your outings - whether it's the game reserves, world heritage site or adventures you have undertaken. So, don't wait: Come for fun in sunny Zululand.

Additional Services

Crafts, collectibles and curios from Zululand available. Tours through Zululand and to the Witch Doctor (traditional healer, diviner and medicine maker).

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with M-Net)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Tour assistance

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

En-Suite rooms

Ensuite bedrooms

Qty: 6
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type


4 sleeper cottage

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

1 Review from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

An unbelievable beautiful spot on Earth - with a great atmosphere and warmest welcome and catering. Such a pleasure to have been there! Great FUN TOO !!!

July 2015

Hazelle Kurig (Tübingen Germany)

Need to Know

Child policyChldren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Richard's Bay Airport - 50km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyAmerican Express, Diners, Mastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since September 2001

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