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    Emdoneni Lodge

    District Road 123 | Bushlands, Hluhluwe, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7380
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent69%
    • Very good26%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
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    “cat tour” (12 reviews)
    “wild cats” (17 reviews)
    “fire pit” (10 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel is a group of individually set rooms some of which are semi attached spread out over a large area. Each room is nicely decorated and very comfortable. The grounds are tranquil and peaceful and provide a wonderful atmosphere. There is a large balcony...More

    Thank Gypsiewoman
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 4 days ago

    Hi Gypsiewoman. Thank you for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the Emdoneni surroundings tranquil and peaceful. We hope to see you again soon. All of the best.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Lodge consists of individual small cabins with all the comforts that you need. Make sure you get the right size room as originally they put us in a single although we are two people, Other than that, place is very nice although not luxurious. Breakfasts...More

    Thank nodan7
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Nodan. Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the variety of food options! We would love to visit you back to the lodge some time soon. Kindest regards

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    From the the time we entered through the gates until the time we left, we were met with the friendliest of service from every staff member that we had the pleasure of meeting. Nothing was ever too much trouble. I was fortunate enough to have...More

    1  Thank Paris4meandu
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Paris. We feel so blessed reading this review. Thank you for complimenting us on so many aspects of the lodge. This is what is keeping us going! We love that you loved the new spa! Please visit again.

    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    We received a friendly Zulu welcome to the Emdoneni Lodge. The accommodation is in a great location and very comfortable. Meals were of a higher standard than the similar places that we visited. Best of all was the Cat experience when we we able to...More

    Thank Robert H
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 11 September 2017

    Hi Robert. Thank you for giving us a full mark score. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed all the offerings at the lodge. Our guests love the singing by the staff during dinner and we are glad that this was also enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    High hopes given its cat habitat and dedicated staff. Nice private villas with gardens, but a long way from reception and no phone - so a huge walk for help if you were even mobile. Non-functioning refrigerator. Same with air conditioning. Leaking from either toilet...More

    Thank Hetty B
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for privately contacting us via Facebook and apologizing via email to our staff. We appreciate your honesty. Herewith final feedback to your comments : We didn’t receive any complaints nor negative feedback during your stay from any of our other guests which makes...More

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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$137 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Hluhluwe
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    7 June 2015|
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    Response from LJG1011 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Becky, I did not pay extra for the personal interaction, and rolling on the grass with Summer and Raine. It was a thrill I'm glad to have experienced, especially with Gerry getting it all on video. While there was no... More
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