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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great getaway from the city. Friendly staff, Ms Lily was exceptional. The meals were delicious served in a beautiful setting. The afternoon game drive was a delight with all the new young ones playfully doing their earthly business. The spa is definitely on the cards for my return trip. The warm summer evening was ended at the Serengeti suite in...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very warm welcome on our arrival. Gwahumbe is a little oasis not far from Durban. The grounds are beautifully manicured and the rooms are very tastefully furnished. The deck off the room has the most magnificent view so I took up a seat and sipped a little glass of sherry whilst taking in the peace and tranquility.

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Held a 40th birthday weekend at Gwahumbe. Was fantastic, right from beginning to end. Service, staff and facilities were excellent. We dealt with Nombuso from the start and she was amazing and super accomodating. Thank-you Gwahumbe and team

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Taryn Thank you for taking the time and effort in reviewing Gwahumbe Game & Spa. It was an absolute pleasure to host you, Ross and the birthday party. We are delighted you enjoyed your time at the Lodge and look forward to your return. Regards Derek GM

Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very special place. Room and spa lovely. Game drive really great. Service really good. The only complaint is the restaurant. The food was mediocre at best and service not so great. I loved this place and will definitely be returning

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Clarissa Thank you for your time and effort in reviewing Gwahumbe Lodge. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your most valid feedback. Regards Derek GM

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The accommodation is so serene and clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful especially Nombuso who is a multi tasker. A great 3 days we had, though it was work related but the atmosphere was so serene.

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Zama Good afternoon, I thank you for your review on Gwahumbe Game and Spa. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. I look forward to welcoming you and your family back for a leisure visit at the Lodge regards Derek GM

Reviewed 11 February 2017

Was a very unexpected trip. It was absolutely amazing. We arrived straight into a game drive, which was very informative and relaxing the scenery and the game was great. We had a very well organised private dinner arranged for us which was very romantic. We loved every second. The staff were friendly and very welcoming. The spa the next morning...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Brittany, Firstly I would like to thank you for the review. We are pleased your enjoyed your time and experienced what we have to offer at Gwahumbe Game and Spa. I look forward to your return regards Derek Grose General Manger

Parys, South Africa
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We visited Gwahumbe for a week after a year of hard work and much needed rest required on the agenda. Being in the hospitality industry ourselves I was time and again impressed with the friendly and professional service of all staff.... Derek, Faith, Inkford to only name a few! We spend most of our stay at Eagles Nest, the most...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Yvette Thank you for your review on Gwahumbe Game & Spa. It was an absolute pleasure having your stay with us, I am thrilled you enjoy your time at Lodge. We look forward to your return in the near future regards Derek General Manager

Reviewed 10 February 2017

My kids (age 11 and 9) had a fantastic time at the Gwahumbe Junior Game Rangers camp. It is a 2 night and 3 days sleepover camp and I was worried my kids, in particular my 9 year old daughter, would be afraid, but this was not the case and they had the best time. Kevin and Nati, the 2...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, thank you for your time in reviewing Gwahumbe Game & Spa. We are delighted your kids enjoyed the Junior Ranger and you enjoyed the Lodge. We look forward to your return in the near future regards Derek Grose General Manager

George, South Africa
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Excellent place for bonding as a couple, and most quiet place to rejuvinate one's spirit and relax one's mind. Excellent and friendly service, great good....great surroundings. Absolute value for money.

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Good morning, thank you for your review on Gwahumbe Game and Spa. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and look for to your return. Regards Derek GM

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Felt very unwelcome by receptionist, no communication from staff about the activities at the establishment. We were given an inferior room because the couple in our room 'extended their stay'. Shocking!

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Good afternoon, thank you for you review on Gwahumbe Game & Spa. I aplogies for your less than perfect stay. Please contact me directly on manager@gwahumbe.co.za regards Derek GM

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just an hour's drive from Durban - or a 45 minute drive from Pietermaritzburg, Gwahumbe Game Lodge & Spa offers a wide variety of catered and self catered accommodation ranging from ultimate luxury to a rustic bush camp. We are "Wilderness on a Whim" - the perfect getaway to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the bush veld. Game drives are undoubtedly the best way to view our exceptional fauna & flora, offering the opportunity to get up close and personal with the game in a natural setting. As our reserve is relatively small, there is always an excellent chance for guests to view our variety of game, such as hippo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and many antelope species to name but a few. The Reserve enjoys an abundance of animals and birds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gwahumbe Game & Spa

Address: D368 Road | KwaZulu Natal, Mid Illovo 3750, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mid Illovo
Price Range: $175 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gwahumbe Game & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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