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3 Star Hotel
African Spirit is a privately owned Big 5 game lodge situated 12 km's west of Mkuze. We invite guests to come and experience true luxury and warm African hospitality. The lodge is magnificently set in the heart of Zululand, and situated within the Manyoni Private Game Reserve in...
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| 12 km's west of Mkuze, Zululand Rhino Reserve, Manyoni Private Game Reserve 3965, South Africa
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30.7 km to Zulu Inyala Airport
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

This is a well run resort with friendly staff, Clean and fresh rooms and enjoyable game drives. We thank everybody involved and we will be back. A delightful bar and entertainment. The water hole is so nice, we saw Kudu and Impala.

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Response from TanyaDuPlessis, Manager at African Spirit Game LodgeResponded June 6, 2018

Thank you for taking the time in writing this review. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to hear from you again soon.

Reviewed June 4, 2018

We (two couples from Florida and Virginia) spent six nights at the African Spirit Game Lodge that was followed by a further four nights in Kruger. Our guide for the entire period of time from the morning airport pickup in Richard’s Bay to the completion...More

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Response from TanyaDuPlessis, Manager at African Spirit Game LodgeResponded June 6, 2018

Thank you for taking the time in writing this review. We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at African Spirit, and that you had an eventful visit in Kruger with Werner. We hope you enjoyed your trip to Italy and...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018

Our stay here was memorable. The accommodation was great and the meals we had were delicious and catered for most peoples tastes. The bird life in the camp was good and entertaining. Many different species were seen. The viewing of some of the raptors in...More

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Response from TanyaDuPlessis, Manager at African Spirit Game LodgeResponded June 6, 2018

Dear Burkhard, Thank you for taking the time in writing this review. We are pleased to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your stay here with us and await your next visit.

Reviewed May 23, 2018

This was the third American couple we have bought here and it was just as special as the last times. The accommodation is awesome in being luxurious but still maintaining an African bush feel to it. The service is great and Tanya and staff make...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

A really beautiful hidden gem :) The place is gorgeous and if you love stars like me, you wont be disappointed! If you are staying in the self catering , ensure you have enough groceries as shops are far out, but other than that, Tanya...More

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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Pool
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US$70 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$70 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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Hseeley2017
April 18, 2017|
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Response from TanyaDuPlessis | Property representative |
Good day July is Winter in South Africa. Winter (Jun – Aug): are generally mild, comparing favourably with European summers, we do have days when temperatures dive, especially on the back of a game drive vehicle, so be... More
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dtgundy
February 16, 2017|
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Response from TanyaDuPlessis | Property representative |
Hi Teddi - All the answers to these questions are in the information pack Natasha emailed to you. Natasha will send also send you an email again with regards to these questions.
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Carlton H
February 9, 2017|
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Response from TanyaDuPlessis | Property representative |
Dear Carlton. Game drives: (Minimum 2 people) All game drives are conducted from our lodge in an open game viewer. We can do game drives twice a day; early morning (anytime from 05h00) and late afternoon (anytime from... More
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"They are all good, you are located in the middle of a private reserve with the animals on the other side of..."
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"Not a hotel really but cabins of varying sizes and amenities. Ours had full kitchen but we chose to eat at..."
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"For families & groups the 6 sleeper unit is great!"
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"3 bedroom self catering unit loads of space for a large family."
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