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Bushlands Game Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   P.o. Box 79, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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Ranked #7 of 7 hotels in Hluhluwe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014
Sevika19 Hamar, Norway
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hamar, Norway
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We were a group of 20 booked for a period of 4 days from 2 - 6 January 2013. I personally made our bookings through SA Places 7 months prior and requested specific self-catering units. I paid everything upfront and our specific lodging was confirmed. On arrival we were allocated completely different rooms, our rooms had already been given to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

First time staying at Bushlands self catering units. Bathroom in a terrible state....bath dirty and floor dirty as well. Linen on bunk beds not clean...even hairs in the top bunk. Roasting tray was dirty with old fat in it. There were no bath towels and when they did bring towels, only left 5 and there were 6 of us....! But... More

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Durban, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

After having stayed at Bushlands and not finding anything available in the area we decided to try Bushlands again. 1st night we found that there was a terrible smell around the area of the Chalet.The next morning there was no water available. We reported and water came on again after another hour. We than discovered that the sewage pit next... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We were extremely disappointed first by the reception we received on arrival and the non existent help we received getting to our room/cabin set deep in the trees. The fire drill posted in the room says to phone emergency number in case of fire, difficult as there was No phone. The room was clean but the bathroom needs updating. The... More

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We recently spend 3 nights in the self catering. The bedrooms had comfortable beds and the chalet was serviced daily. Kitchen is too basic, no working area. The chalet was in need of repair.As we had continuous rain for 2 days the gutters were leaking badly onto the verandah. We saw Nyala, duiker quite a few times from the verandah... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

I've given this 5 stars rather than 4 because of the excellent service and attention to detail of the staff working here. I only stayed for one night while touring Zululand with my tour guide. Bushlands was an excellent choice on her part and an unforgettable experience. Rooms are evelvated log cabin style units connected by walkways through the bush.... More

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Shelly Beach, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

My husband and I spent the weekend at Bushlands Game Lodge in Janauary 2012. Bushlands is made up of individual log-cabin style units. Our particular unit (No.6) was set right in the sand forest. The units are connected to one another and to the dining-room and reception area etc by raised board-walks. Our room was very comfortable and the lodge... More

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United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

We stayed here for two nights self catering, and the rooms were just fantastic. Tastefully decorated with air con in both bedrooms which get serviced daily. The lodges are clustered togethor but there is enough privacy, with sturdy boardwalks linking them all. The pool is a godsend in the hot weather! We had the buffet for one night which was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Cabins/lodges much as described by others - quiet, comfortable, well serviced but a little tire looking. Self guided walks very enjoyable. Saw giraffe, impala, kyala, wildebeest, zebra, vervet monkeys and thick tailed bush babies plus many birds. Game warden escorted trip to Hluhluwe game reserve itself well worthwhile. Saw buffalo, rhino, elephant, warthog, zebra, and many antelope types. Take warm,... More

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Bedfordshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

The accommodation is in comfortable cabins spread over a wide area and accessed by raised walkways. The bathroom in our cabin had seen better days, but was acceptable for the 2 nights we were at Bushlands. The staff here were fantastically friendly and helpful, and the chef made special gluten-free meals for my wife.

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Also Known As:
Bushlands Game Hotel Hluhluwe
Bushlands Game Hotel
Address: P.o. Box 79, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #7 of 7 hotels in Hluhluwe
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Hotel Class:3 star — Bushlands Game Lodge 3*
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