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Leopard Mountain Game Lodge

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D 464 - Zululand Rhino Reserve | Bayala, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Empangeni, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having visited Leopard Mountain over the years, our recent visit confirmed that it just gets better and better. The secluded chalets give you privacy and luxury each in their own bush setting. We had spectacular viewing of the newly introduced pack of wild dog, lion, elephant and a cheetah kill. This is truly a winning formula with excellent service from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 4 nights at this wonderful lodge and felt thoroughly spoilt. From the welcome you receive as you arrive you immediately feel part of a small intimate group, and the staff all know you by name. There are, I think, only 9 thatched chalets, all with wonderful views from the lodge’s impressive ridge location. Each has a private balcony... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Colin and Helen, Many thanks for your wonderful feedback! The four nights you spent with us meant you became a welcome part of our “small intimate group” and we were indeed sad to see you leave. However, we were all very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and especially happy you were a part of that fantastic Leopard... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a stunning stunning place! We travelled to Leopard Mountain as a large family group of nine. The lodge is absolutely amazing, beautifully built with local stone and thatched roofs which sits effortlessly in the park and blends beautifully into the surroundings. The highly designed main lodge and the surrounding cottages containing every modern comfort and delight. The lodge only... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

What a stunning review! It is incredibly rewarding to receive such a positive review and we thank you, as a team and family, for your heart-warming feedback. Your review has been passed on to Promise and Riana, as well as the rest of the staff, who are grateful for your praise. If you jumped into the plunge pool in July... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now let's talk quality, safari and service.... Probably the most important parts of any visit are those 3, right? You'll find all 3 at the same place. From the arrival up to leaving the service is just out of this world. They always greet, even cleaners, they're always available to help and consistently cleaning and filling up coffee and water... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

It sounds as though you have worked out exactly what the most important parts of any visit to a game lodge are! On our side, however, it is also the guests who are a factor. We not only enjoy getting to know every guest that stays with us, but we also find it very rewarding to be a part of... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must for those who enjoy the Bush and top notch Service & Food.Worth every cent and more, some of the most amazing Bushveld you'll see in Africa, topped with world class Rangers and Hospitality Staff to back it up. Cant go wrong getting away to this Truly magic Lodge with views second to none. Experience Africa at its best.

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Melanie and Anton, Thank you for your review and thank you for choosing to celebrate your 1st Wedding Anniversary with us! We’ll take any opportunity we can in order to spoil you; so we’ll see you every year hereafter for more of the same? We are very pleased you enjoyed our little piece of heaven. All of our best... More 

Boulder, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I only spent two days at the Leopard Mountain Lodge, but it was truly one of the best experiences in hospitality I have ever had. And that's saying much, for I'm a long-time executive in the hotel industry, have traveled the world, and have seen thousands of hotels. The facilities here are magnificent, the food is top-notch,... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Carter, Thank you for your honest feedback – given your experiences in travel and the hospitality industry it is extremely gratifying and encouraging to hear your positive feedback! It was our pleasure to host you and Jessica for your romantic getaway and we are glad you appreciated our efforts to include you as a part of the Leopard Mountain... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent and knowledgeable game wardens who tried hard to allow you to see as many animals as possible. Luxury accommodation with delicious food. Nothing is too much trouble. Staff very welcoming and friendly. Wifi available in the reception area.

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy and Jane, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the animals, the efforts of the rangers, the accommodation and the food – “the most important thing”, Chef Khumbu said upon reading your review. We do hope you return one day and until then we wish you all the best,... More 

San luis obispo, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had only one night at Leopard Mountain and I longed for more! Not too far from Durban and easy to find (as long as you have a map!). The rooms are very nice, outdoor plunge pool (it wasn't warm enough to use) and the lobby has the most amazing view over the valley below. Food was very satisfying and the... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tom, We trust you are well and enjoyed the rest of your brief trip! Many thanks for your review. Although your stay was short, we are glad you had a small taste of what we have to offer at Leopard Mountain and that you will be back. We will hold you to that and expect to see you in... More 

Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't even know where to start in describing the magical experience this lodge provided my husband and me. My husband and I won a safari trip package at a charity auction and we added 2 nights at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge since it looked like a nicer place than the auction package's resort. WelI I couldn't be more pleased... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Heather and Matthew, I don’t know where to start in responding to that! Wow. What a special review, thank you so much for taking the time to write down your reflections on our little piece of heaven and your stay with us. We are equally pleased that you chose to extend your safari experience to include a two-day visit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely place to end our honeymoon. Unfortunately we had the weather against us the whole time and weren't able to expire cd all of what leopard mountain offer. Never the less we were spoilt to a private dinner by our awesome game ranger. We will defiantly have to return to take a trip to the hide and see... More 

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LeopardMountainOwner, Manager at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lauren and Tim, Our sincere thanks for choosing to finish your honeymoon at our lodge and for taking the time to provide your feedback in this review. Although we were desperate for rain on the reserve, we are sorry that it had to be at the end of the honeymoon during your stay with us! It is testament to... More 

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