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Zululand Tree Lodge

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Box 116 | Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy to find, warm welcome and very impressive lodge for the two of us. Lovely buffet meals, breakfast and dinner. Very nicely appointed lodge with balcony to watch the wildlife passing by. Only 12kms from the Hluhluwe reserve, and also the Umfolozi as one leads into the other. We had some bak problems upon arrival necessitating contacting the UK-hotel could... 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. Looking forward to your return in future and giving you an even better experience Thank you! More 

St. Neots, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall this is a very nice venue but have to agree with other reviews it could with a little extra effort be a fabulous venue. We stayed here early Jan 2016 in a heat wave temperature most days was in the mid 30c but the air-conditioning in the tree house coped with no problem at all. It is a shame... 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 more to ensure all our Guests are served only the best. Thank you for helping us make the small changes to improve our home and make it even better... More 

New Zealand
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay. Friendly helpful staff, great accommodation - Tree House type bungalows. . Very comfortable. Awesome to go for an evening stroll and bump into giraffes! Also zebra, monkeys and various Antelope freely roaming around resort. An info sheet in each room with brief description of the animals you could encounter would have been useful/interesting and map of... 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. Looking forward to your return in future and giving you an even better experience Thank you! More 

Reading
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to pick this having stayed there about 11 years ago and loved it. We stayed for 4 nights this time. The accommodation was good however the bed was not very comfortable with a very hard ridge between the 2 beds together to form a double. Lodge was clean and shower excellent. Air conditioning was more than adequate. We... 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 and food to ensure all our Guests are served only the best. we have closing down the Tree Lodge Swimming pool, because Tree lodge swimming pool... More 

London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely friendly place to stay, but totally let down by what comes out of the kitchen. The welcome was very welcoming and friendly, the reception area and dining room is tastefully designed and very African - you feel you are in the bush - and the accommodation itself is clean, comfortable and beautifully set out. Our single... 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. We are sorry that the dinner didn’t went well. At Ubizane we do have Tree Lodge that our full inclusive... More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We visited the lodge in November and found it to be a great place to stay. The individual thatched rooms where very well equipped. There was tea/coffee making, lovely hot water in a good sized bathroom, a super sized bed with mosqitoe nets and a lovely balcony to sit on to see the animals wandering around. The game drives were... More 

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Bavel, The Netherlands
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67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in one of the tree lodges. We were very friendly welcomed by staff, especailly Elizabeth, who was in control of everything. The accomodation is wonderfull, quiet, relaxed and clean. The food was done in buffet style and was very good. The game drives organized in the near parks were professional. We were Lucky to see... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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96 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

I love this place! Individual "huts" are not large, but who sits in their room when on safari? If you are scary and dont like walking to your room in the dark, request low numbers or a hut close to the dining area. Take an early morning/sunrise walking safari on the property. You will see plenty. Fabulous food. The chef... More 

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Germany
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31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Zululand Tree Lodge is a nice lodge in the middle of Ubizane Wildlife Reserve. When you walk to your huts, you might encounter antelopes or zebras, you can also see them from the big balcony each hut is equipped with. The huts themselves are relatively spacious and reasonably clean. Our mosquito net was torn, but that's no big deal in... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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