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    Shakaland

    Normanhurst Farm, Nkwalini 3816, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent26%
          • Very good35%
          • Average29%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible7%
          Travellers talk about
          “zulu culture” (7 reviews)
          “nice stay” (2 reviews)
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Reviewed 26 October 2016

          Once upon a time this might have been ok but it is very sadly dated. Rooms are dark, there is no air conditioning, queen beds only. Wait until they renovate (if they ever do) to visit. The Zulu show and tours are quite interesting, but...More

          Thank Donna B
          Reviewed 17 October 2016

          Good and Nice stay, I Think it has lost his power the last years. Maybe it needs an upgrade with a Digital App so the visitors have more information then what the guides just tell you. But the visit was Nice for once

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          Reviewed 13 September 2016

          This is the ideal place if you want to experience how the Zulus lived in the olden days. You will get to see the Zulus life style, their hurt, how they make the thatched roof, Zulu beer, you will have an opportunity to taste it....More

          Thank 831bcm
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          Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

          My kids loved this, yes it's basic but that's part of is charm. My boys loved meeting a goat in reception, wild chickens, throwing spears and stick fighting. The food was tasty and African and the dancing show really good. The staff seemed really proud...More

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          Reviewed 31 July 2016

          Shakaland provides an interesting review of Zulu way of life . Inreresting and good hearted . The rooms are included in the village and you do not waste any time . You are helped for your luggage . Very good crew .

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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
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          • Pool
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          • US$112 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 55
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          • South Africa >
          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Zululand >
          • Nkwalini
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          smrgeog
          Can you have the cultural experience without staying there?
          17 January 2016|
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          Response from Ruth585 | Reviewed this property |
          Most definitely! For the last two years, I have visited Shakaland and enjoyed the tour through the Zulu village. And I highly recommend staying for the traditional Zulu luncheon, featuring many delicious native dishes.
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          "The Rooms closest to Phobane are the best situated."
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          "There were no rooms only well equipped huts well spaced apart"
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          "Room as very dated and television did not work and there was no wifi even though the website asys that there..."
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          "All rooms are Zulu Hut designed and really a lovely experience."
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