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Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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Malala Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is our second stay at the peaceful, tranquil private Malala Lodge. The meals are good and the accommodation clean, comfortable and everything we needed is provided, one cannot ask for more. We'll be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

A safe haven for animals and guests, with fantastic facilities, well located for sight seeing (Cheetah park, St Lucia, Umfolozi Game Park and any more attractions. The staff are fantastic, personable and very private/friendly. Not to mention the absolutely delicious 3 course meals and hearty breakfast. This place was the highlight of our trip (and we stayed at some pretty... More

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Chiddingfold, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We have just returned from a 3 night stay here. They couldn't have done more to make us feel welcome and accommodate our needs - and there were many with two young children. Using them to tour the Hluhluwe park was the best decision that we could have made. If we go back to the area we wouldn't think twice... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Jane, Paul and Pete made this a stay to remember. It scores top marks for everything. The food was absolutely delicious, the rooms were clean and had everything we could have needed and the safari was magical. We'll certainly be returning to Malala Lodge and have already recommended it to friends.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We have stayed at Malala twice now and each time it has been an awesome time. A place where you can relax prior to visiting the game parks. The hospitality is GREAT, the rooms are rustic and oh so clean. The friendships of Peter, Jane and Paul just put the finishing touches to a suburb venue to visit and linger... More

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München, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

At first i have to say "thank you for everything " ! Thank you Jane for the best homemade chicken in the World , on the first evening ! Thank you Pit for the best Game-drive in Hluhluwe national Park and for your chat at the bar! Thank you Paul for answer Emails and for booking us in at your... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My husband and I have recently returned from Malala Lodge where we took advantage, for the third time, of the 2 night Safari Special, and we can hardly wait to do it again. It gets better every time and is fantastic value. Thank you Jane, Pete and Paul, we hope to see you soon.

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Paul H, Owner at Malala Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Marjorie and Jan, Thanks for the lovely reviews you have written over the past few years. You have always been an absolute pleasure to host, frankly making it easy for us. We do hope to see you again next year (and the years after that!). Kind Regards Paul More

Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Recently a friend from the UK visited Africa for the first time and so we spent some time touring the Game parks and one f the places we chose to stay was Malala Lodge, and what a fabulose place it is, clean, good value for money and most of all each challet being totally private was an absolute bonus, and... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at Malala Lodge and partook in the 2 night safari special, which is incredible value in both Rands and Pounds, however you look at it. The lodge is just lovely and has a rustic African air to it:) Loved the local, seemingly 'tame' wildebeest who casually greeted us at the entrance of the lodge... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

For the 2nd time we visited Malala, this time with family from overseas. And again, what a great time, Jane cooks a fantastic dinner and Pete does a fantastic game drive (make sure to leave the last muffin for him). The accommodation was clean and tidy. The hosts always pleasant and incredibly helpful. Keep and eye open for "Steven" the... More

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Address: Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
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Malala Lodge is an owner-managed 3 star game lodge centrally located between the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, Mkhuze Game Reserve, Sodwana Bay and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park (previously the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park). The lodge is situated on a 340 acre private nature reserve and accommodates a maximum of eighteen guests - ensuring a tranquil African bush atmosphere and personal service. ... more   less 
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