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Zululand Tree Lodge

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Box 116 | Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We have just returned from a great weekend spent at Zululand tree lodge. We must comment that the first thing that impressed us was the service. We actually made our booking by mistake - my husband thought it was somewhere else, booked us into the Safari lodge and paid the deposit. Somewhat irritably I phoned reservations to see if there... More 

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Durban
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Zululand Tree Lodge and Safari camp is situated approximately 10 km from the Hluhluwe park gate and so is very conveniently situated. The lodge has two parts being the Tree Lodge and a few km away the Safari Lodge which is self-catering. My wife and I stayed in the Safari Lodge but used the facilities of the Tree Lodge when... More 

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

From the time we stopped at the Lodge, being greeted by the staff, bags loaded on to trolley and delivered to Chalet, checked in by super friendly staff, top class Chalet , dinner under the stars to a super breakfast and easy checkout, this was outstanding. Well done to all and keep up the extraordinary service!

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White River, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Ubizane Tree Lodge is in a lovely setting close to the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Park. As such it is the obvious choice if you are visiting the park. The staff are extremely obliging and very willing to go out of their way to assist you. The meals are superb and are a food safari in themselves. What lets the place... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Ubizane Wildlife Reserve.... Thank you for your review. We are sad to hear about your experience at Ubizane and we will look into the matter very seriously as we expect all our guest to have an Amazing experience. Please except our apologies and thank you for helping us improve to ensure a greater experience for our future guests.... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Me and my wife visited Tree lodge from 11-13 May 2015. We were definitely blown away with the small touches from the moment we arrived when the staff member was awaiting your arrival to take your bags as well as the moment we entered the room! They really did a lot to make use feel special with the small touches.... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Ubizane Wildlife Reserve.... Thank you for your review. It is always great to hear from all our Guests and how they enjoyed our home, We will definitely make improvements on our menu to ensure all our Guests are served only the best with great value for money. Thank you for helping us make the small changes to improve... More 

Liege, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great experience to sleep in the bush in comfortable wooden lodge located in a 1,500 ha reserve where animals are free to move. So if yo're lucky you may wake up with giraffes, monkeys or Rhino by the window. The common area were comfortable and well maintained creating an amazing local atmosphere. Food and service were also great, The hotel... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Ubizane Wildlife Reserve.... Thank you for your review. We are all extreamly happy to hear that you had such an amazing stay with us at our Home. Looking forward to your return in future and giving you an even better experience Regards Wayne Matthews Lodge Manager More 

Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We chose this lodge as it was set in the bush with traditional wooden bush lodge buildings and it did not disappoint. It is located only a few kilometers from the Memorial Gate entrance into Hluhluwe Game Reserve. It is also a short drive to Hluhluwe village where the are three small restaurants. We were welcomed with a cool drink... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Ubizane Wildlife Reserve.... Thank you for your review. We are all extremely happy to hear that you had such an amazing stay with us at our Home. Regards Wayne Matthews Lodge Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The lodges are on wooden stilts- very nice, the antilopes are going under it. From the terrace you see the yellow fever trees and hear the birds of the bush. Every evening lays a new African tfable on the bed- lovely! The terrace of the restaurant has a view on a crocodile pool...and when we were there- hundreds of weaver... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Ubizane Wildlife Reserve.... Thank you for your review. We here at Ubizane are so happy to hear that your stay was so enjoyable, We cannot wait for your return to our home so that we can show you an even greater experience that will last a lifetime of memories. Regards Wayne Matthews Lodge Manager More 

Bornem, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

pro's: - really close to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi park, where can do the most amazing game drives - nice rooms: clean, lots of fever trees in the surroundings, good shower, the rooms have a nice terrace - food was ok - staff was friendly con's: - you pay a 100 ZAR for WiFi which does not work in the room.

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Blue Mountains, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We spent two nights at the Tree Lodge and thoroughly enjoyed it. The rooms were obviously elevated. They had large screened windows to allow cross-flow ventilation and mosquito nets over the beds. The beds themselves were very comfortable. We had the best two nights sleep that we experienced during our trip through Africa. Also enjoyed the dining and bar area.... More 

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