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Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

So we won the package with a very low bid, was not initially all that eager, been to SA on business many times, been to Kruger, so combined the trip with a week earlier in Cape Town which is the Paris of Africa and one of my favorite places in the world. Flew to Richards Bay, rented a car and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had read various opinions on this lodge but I must say it was very satisfying. We did request upgraded rooms prior to our arrival as this was an auction package from an auction...and were upgraded to the Executive Tent. Excellent room, excellent location. The staff here is amazing...very friendly...service oriented and I have no negatives about this Lodge. From a-z...

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San Francisco California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed Heritage Safari Lodge and stayed here three of our six nights. We were in the Tented Cabins. We spent the other three nights at the Game Lodge. Both were equally great, with some minor pluses and minuses at each. We went on game drives twice a day, at 6 am and 3 pm, except when we had outside...

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Lake George, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like most if not all the others staying here for more than one night were charity auction winners. We arrived and the front desk staff was pleasant enough and shortly after arriving we were told that our guide would be by to talk to us. We met at the appointed time (3:30) and he took us on our first...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Zulu village offers an insight of the Zulu culture . The village built at the Heritage Safari Lodge is very unique, and I presume one of the biggest South Africa. The Zulu's perform daily , and there dances and singing is just magical. Please don't miss the opportunity of seeing them if you ever visit the Heritage Safari Lodge....

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2Thank Randolph P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had no idea what to expect with this. The reviews were all over the place but were definitely on the lower end. Just like others-we booked this 6 night package as a silent auction item as a trip of a lifetime to make it to South Africa. Be aware you are staying adjacent to a game preserve...what does that...

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1Thank Lisa Marie H
dyer, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The BEST part of our four day stay here was our guide Christiaan!! He was wonderful! He was fun and funny and has a great personality!! If you go there request him!! We were able to see all the animals and up close! The sunset safari was especially nice and we had just beautiful views! He took us on a...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Zulu-Nyala Photo safari tour - we bought the Photo Safari package tour at an auction for a fundraising event of a local group in Sacramento. The package consisted of 6 nights at the Heritage Safari Lodge or Game Lodge with three meals and daily game drives in the morning and in the afternoon. We ended up staying two nights at...

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1Thank LekMD
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The hotel premises are really nice with paths leading out a ways into the fields - surrounded by beautiful plants etc. BUT - our room was in the main building - dirty - with ants climbing up the walls; NO television, no wifi in the room. The dinner area was nicely done outside - but catered to huge groups -...

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1Thank Delia R
Reading, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was our very first Safari that we had ever been on, and our first trip to South Africa!... 3 meals a day, 2 game drives a day.the food was outstanding! it was like a cruise ship that did not leave port! SO much delicious food! OMG! The staff was very friendly, and our Guide was the BEST! We liked...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Heritage Safari Lodge was originally built in the 1940’s as a hotel and was a landmark pit-stop for weary travelers between Maputo and Durban. Acquired in 1996, the gracious building was lovingly restored to its original colonial grandeur, enhanced with new accommodation, and tastefully themed to highlight Zululand’s unique cultural heritage.With buffet-style meals in our restaurant, the wide, welcoming veranda and our ‘human watering hole’ - the pub or thatched boma, warm and relaxing atmosphere is conducive to shared good times and conviviality. The sparkling pool is always inviting, and you’re sure to enjoy browsing our beautifully stocked curio shop for a few authentic African mementos. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge

Address: 45 Bree Street Cradock 1969 | PO Box 247, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $85 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 57
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“Upgrade before going...the Executive tents were amazing”
Mentorman52, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Tent was nice - request away from construction”
ADKtraveller, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Tents are great but no AC...the fans work wonderful”
lisamarieh367, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you get a room in one of the cabins - the ones in the main building are terrible”
, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you're not happy with a standard room, the staff will do what they can to accommodate, but a better view means you pay a bit more.”
juleeb280, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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