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Malala Lodge

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Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salt Rock, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place… clean, comfortable and warm even in bad weather. Close drive to Umfolozi/Hluhluwe Game Reserve to see the big 5. Great for kids to play safely without fear of dangerous animals. Lovely hosts. Will go again.

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Howick, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favourite locations for a family get together/reunion. The rooms are very comfortable and fit in beautifully with the surroundings, nothing is too much trouble for the owners and the meals are homely and delicious. The walks around the Lodge will always bring you into the proximity of one or more of the Lodges wild animals,... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love taking our kids to Malala lodge. It's a relaxing and peaceful holiday! They love to play in the camp and ride bikes or walk along the trails. It is close enough to the Hluhluwe Game reserve to spend time there but also lovely to relax at the pool or in the chalet. This was the 3rd time we... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Every now and then you find people who make you feel more like friends than guests, Pete Jane and Paul have this ability. Food (breakfast and evening meal) was great and the game drive with Pete a highlight, even though we had just spent three nights on a game lodge at many times the cost! It was lovely to regularly... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Malala Lodge for 3 nights recently and WOW did the lodge, the owners and other staff far exceed our expectations. Tranquil, comfortable and clean accommodation, first class delicious home cooked meals, and people that go the extra mile for their guests is what you will find here. Not far from a number of Reserves... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We had a wonderful visit. Good home cooking. Clean and tidy. Very peaceful and relaxing. Self catering facilities looked more than adequate too. Pre-booked us a game drive and boat trip at St Lucia which really made the organising so easy for us. We were 13 people so quite a thing to Co-ordinator all at the same time but all... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Malala Lodge. The afternoon game drive at Hluhluwe Imfolozi reserve was one of the highlights of our trip. Pete shared his extensive knowledge of the reserve, birds and animals with us. We saw many animals including rhino, elephant and lion. This was the best game drive we experienced to date. The home made meals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Malala - a three star lodge with five star plus welcome, hospitality and service. The friendly, personal attention from Jane, Pete & Paul made us feel part of their family and the delicious meals really made it seem like 'home from home'. The comfortable, clean accommodation in beautiful, quiet surroundings makes it an ideal location for a relaxing, get away... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My partner and his brother recently spent two nights at Malala Lodge and it certainly came up to expectation. They found the accommodation to be clean and comfortable and enjoyed the general ambiance of the place, especially joining the hosts for a sundowner in the pub and learning about the area. The food was excellent home-cooked fare and the family... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We travelled from Munich and Saarbruecken in Germany to South Africa and booked this accomodation via the internet without knowing where we were going to land up. However we left in March exteremly satisfied with the service and attention we got and if we return to this part of South Africa we will definately attempt to stay here again and... More 

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