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    Amakhosi Safari Lodge

    Vergelegen Farm | R69, Pongola 3170, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent93%
          • Very good4%
          • Average2%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “the river” (44 reviews)
          “game drives” (60 reviews)
          “high tea” (17 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Reviewed 27 February 2017

          If you're looking for a bush experience like no other, where you are guaranteed outstanding service from arrival to departure, food that will delight your taste buds, restful nights sleep and game viewing sightings beyond your wildest imagination - look no further. Amakhosi not only...More

          Thank Loryn1979
          Response from Amakhositeam, Director of Sales at Amakhosi Safari LodgeResponded 2 March 2017

          Thank yo so much for your kind words and for taking the time to post this lovely review, we really appreciate it and so do the entire team, it is what motivates us even more to give of our best, as we want our guests...More

          Reviewed 27 February 2017

          We had the most beautiful stay at Amakhosi. On arrival, we felt welcome immediately and for the entire stay the staff were friendly and accommodating. Nothing was too much for them. Our ranger S'bu was so professional and so kind. We felt completely safe with...More

          Thank Jolene_Campbell27
          Response from Amakhositeam, Director of Sales at Amakhosi Safari LodgeResponded 2 March 2017

          Wow what a stunning review, thank you for taking the time to post it, we are really happy that you had a wonderful time and that you enjoyed every aspect of our property, we hope that this has left you wanting more and that we...More

          Reviewed 6 February 2017

          Tucked away just outside of Pongola is the authentically African Amakhosi Safari Lodge. Cold towels and a fresh juice upon arrival were happily welcomed as the sun and heat favour Amakhosi. The entrance into the lodge brings with it an earthy feel. As one walks...More

          2  Thank nicolepoupard
          Response from Amakhositeam, Guest Relations Manager at Amakhosi Safari LodgeResponded 24 February 2017

          Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to post this detailed review on your stay, from what we read you have many, many memorable moments and this is what makes our work worthwhile, knowing that our guests enjoyed every aspect of their stay...More

          Reviewed 16 January 2017

          Everything was perfect, from the accommodation to the food and game tours. The staff were efficient and friendly and the entire experience was superb. Our ranger Declan, and spotter Jeremy were both absolutely wonderful and Declan's all-round knowledge of the flora and fauna was shared...More

          Thank ClaireSmylie
          Response from Amakhositeam, Director of Sales at Amakhosi Safari LodgeResponded 18 January 2017

          What a lovely review, we are so happy that you have left Amakhosi with great memories and and all round good experience. Thank you for your comments our our tracking team and food and a copy of this review has been sent to management, so...More

          Reviewed 16 January 2017

          Oh Wow, this place is just incredible in every way. Let me start off by saying the Managers are incredible they are there and spoil you non stop. The Chef, is probably the best kept secret, the food is phenominal, modern without being OTT. The...More

          Thank OBumhlangaRocks
          Response from Amakhositeam, Director of Sales at Amakhosi Safari LodgeResponded 18 January 2017

          Wow, what a wonderful way to return to work today with all these great reviews, THANK you for taking the time to post this AMAZING review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. Thank you for your...More

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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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          • US$373 - US$1,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
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          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • Pongola
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          Traveller (262)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          reviewera63
          1 We would be in Durban end October. How far is your lodge from Durban and do you have arrangement for transfer to and back from Durban and what is the cost 2 We want to spend one night at the lodge. What is included in the price of the room Thanks
          22 September 2016|
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          Response from Amakhositeam | Property representative |
          Wow thanks for answering the question for us Bobannieo! Fully agree one night is very short and we do have transfer companies that we can recommend, the inclusions are accommodation, all meals , game drives and game drive... More
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          Anne H
          Does Amakhosi have a gift shop?
          5 August 2014|
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          Response from Amakhositeam | Property representative |
          Hi there, yes there is a small gift shop with branded clothing, curio, jewellery and some art work, hope this is helpful
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          "All rooms are amazing"
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          "Beware of the notice advising of Bushbabies and don't leave out any tasty treats!"
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          "All rover view suites face the river"
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          "I loved the River Suites. They are the entry level rooms, but they feel like 5 star luxury."
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