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    Thanda Safari Lodge

    P450 Bayala Hluhluwe | KwaZulu Natal, 3915, South Africa
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    Room & Suite (109)
    Dining (43)
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good9%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the reserve” (47 reviews)
    “plunge pool” (25 reviews)
    “game drives” (90 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 314 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Thanda was the best lodge we stayed at; we were here for 4 nights and we felt like royalty the whole time we were here. Whether because of the extremely luxurious Zulu type suites, or the warm staff throughout or the excellent guiding with JR,...More

    Thank javosc
    Reviewed yesterday

    The venue is well maintained. The staff are great. The accommodation lovely. And we were fortunate to see the Big 5 - all in one place. The guides knowledgeable and know where to go to find game. What a special experience getting close to the...More

    Thank Dianne M
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We were there for four nights two in the Tented Complex and then two in the Safari Lodge. Both very different but very enjoyable. The tent was wonderful with a very comfy bed, great game drives with a super team of Kyle and Mr X,...More

    Thank aljan1986
    Response from Lara S, Reservations and Yield Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your wonderful review and we are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable time at Thanda. Thanda prides itself in it's excellent service which our staff deliver to each and every one of our guests. We hope that you will visit...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Thanda Game Reserve delivered everything that we had hoped for our first safari. We stayed in a lodge. Ask for Lodge numbers 1 or 2 as they are nearest to reception and the dining areas. All lodges look the same. They are extremely large, with...More

    Thank DocRunner
    Response from Lara S, Reservation and Yield Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for your detailed review of your stay with us at Thanda Safari Lodge. We are delighted that you had a great time at Thanda and we hope that you will be back to visit us again soon. We will ensure that all details...More

    Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

    Everything about Thanda Lodge was perfect. Our 'house' with its own heated plunge pool was magnificent. Private luxury in the middle of game lazily wandering around We thoroughly enjoyed the food and nightly entertainment. The staff were so very welcoming and nothing was a problem....More

    Thank Ann R
    Response from Lara S, Reservations and Yield Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 6 September 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We will be sure to share this with our staff. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Warm Regards, Lara

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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • US$564 - US$1,706 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Thanda Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Thanda Private Game Reserve Hotel Hluhluwe
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    Room & Suite (109)
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    Pool & Beach (17)
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    Bathroom (20)
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    22 August 2017|
    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Good Day Sezzy78, WiFi is available at Thanda Safari Lodge in all public areas and in the Bush Suites but can be intermittent depending on the weather. Electrical appliances such as Hairdryers (we have these in the suites... More
    5 August 2017|
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    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Good Evening, The rates include accommodation, three meals per day, two game drives per day as well as selected local beverages. Thank you for your interest in Thanda. Best Regards, Lara Soldat Reservations and Yield Manager
    Anne W
    19 January 2017|
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    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Dear Anne Firstly I would like to apologise for the delay with this response and I do hope that you do not take this as a reflection on the property. I would like to assure you that Thanda Safari is the perfect place for... More
    Room Tips
    "Lodges 1 and 2 are nearest reception and the restaurant are convenient and quiet"
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    "If you go for 4 days, stay two nights in the tents and two in the lodge."
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    "All 3 venues are breathtaking"
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    "All great and strategically placed for privacy"
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