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Emdoneni Lodge

District Road 123 | Bushlands, Hluhluwe, South Africa
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    All reviews cat sanctuary beautiful cats wild cats cheetah interaction fire pit big cats great game drive outdoor shower cheetah project home away from home little touches two nights tour group viewing deck fantastic experience loved every minute wi fi two night stay zulu village serval
    Reviewed 6 November 2016

    Emdoneni is a magical and unique place to stay. After 4 nights in Cape Town, it was wonderful to find ourselves surrounded by nature. We loved our little rondavel and the whole layout of the lodge. The dinner buffet was nice and we were even...More

    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni Lodge

    Thank you for such a wonderful and heart-warming review. We are so happy to learn that you enjoyed all the offerings at Emdoneni Lodge. A big thank you for adopting one of our cats and for supporting the cat project that is so dear to...

    Reviewed 29 October 2016

    We stayed here for two nights as part of our SmarTours tour of South Africa. It was our favorite stop. The staff came out of the kitchen after dinner and sang traditional African songs. Also on the property is a Wild Cat Rehabilitation Center and...More

    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni Lodge

    So good to hear that Emdoneni Lodge was the highlight of your tour and that you had a really good experience with us. We will convey your kind words to JJ as well. All of the best.

    Reviewed 26 October 2016

    We were here for two nights and this place WAS AMAZING! The staff was absolutely fantastic and the cat sanctuary next door was wonderful. This is a world class lodge in my opinion. The nature around you is absolutely amazing. Definitely visit if you are...More

    Response from AmpleMedia, Owner at Emdoneni Lodge

    Oh wow! We are so honored to be regarded as a world class lodge! We like the idea of guests spending 2 nights or more with us. With a longer stay our guests get the chance to completely relax and have enough time to enjoy...

    Reviewed 16 October 2016

    This lodge was very hard to rate as there were actually two very different rooming experiences. First, a room in the circular lodge. The room was quaint, but definitely showing age. There was not a lot of room to move around and the tile floors...More

    Response from AmpleMedia, Owner at Emdoneni Lodge

    Dear Guest Many thanks for your review. We deeply regret that you had the unfortunate experience of hair being left behind in the basin. When you brought the problem to our attention, we offered to solve the issue immediately. However we weren’t allowed in your...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

    Spent 2 nights here on a tour. Little bungalow rooms are simply too cute. Nice private enterances. Food in the restaurant is very good and plenty. Big plus and draw here is their animal refuge on site. You can walk up to the animals near...More

    Response from AmpleMedia, Owner at Emdoneni Lodge

    Hi Suzette Thank you for a wonderful review - it is much appreciated. We are so happy to learn that you had a wonderful time at the lodge and that you enjoyed visiting our cat project which is so dear to our hearts. See you...

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Hi LJG, did you pay extra to roll on the grass with the cheetahs? I'm going next month on my birthday so would like an experience like this to make the day extra special! Many thanks, Becky
    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
    Room Tips
    "Don't expect a lot of staff to be around all the time."
    Stephanie R, 1 month agoRead review
    "Request air conditioning."
    ymariej, 1 month agoRead review
    "The honeymoon suite is perfection - though the internet is not really functional. That is probably good..."
    dcjay64, 2 months agoRead review
    "Do not get one of the circular rooms."
    Grumpyone88, 5 months agoRead review
    "Views of the cheetah enclosures are great"
    debbieannkirkwood, 10 months agoRead review
    "All rooms are well spaced and any one will be good"
    johnD8426AR, 10 months agoRead review
    "They are all great!"
    Larni V, over a year agoRead review
    "Cabin 4 has a view of the Serval and Cheetah enclosure."
    michelejeannine5, over a year agoRead review
    "Honey moon Suite"
    glannalee, over a year agoRead review
    "Enjoy the animals"
    richard a, over a year agoRead review
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