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African Spirit Game Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Portion 5 of the farm Mkuze Wes | No. 14403, Mkuze 3965, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My brother and I stayed at the lodge for nine days at the beginning of March 2014 for a hunting safari. I was extremely pleased with everyone at African Spirit Game Lodge, from Henk and Liezle, Jessie and Madelaine, everyone in the kitchen, to Elias and James everyone was friendly, polite and fun to be around. My room was very... More

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Kennewick, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the lodge for six nights. We were very impressed by the service and quality of the food. Jessie, our safari guide, did an excellent job. He went out of his way to make sure that we saw all of the big five animals. He devoted his entire day to serving us and taking us to the numerous... More

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MadelaineO249, Manager at African Spirit Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your raving review that you wrote for us! We sincerely appreciate it! We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your Safari with us and that everything was to your liking. We hope that you will treasure all your memories for years to come and please remember; our doors are always open! Thanks again and... More

Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The lodge was beautiful and the rooms and baths quite nice. Service and people first class. My only suggestion is a small one--serve meals buffet style instead of plated--that way we can pick and choose.

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Mkuze, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Went on a afternoon into evening game drive. Jessie was excellent and time was no problem. Tracked a lion for ages. Saw a herd of buffalo, rhino, impala, As night was falling stopped for drinks, the Amorella was great.

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Impendle, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We had a fantastic 3 night stay at African Spirit Game Lodge, we were pleasantly surprised and found the lodge, staff, service and catering excellent! From beautiful game drives to sumptuous dinners we had a fantastic and relaxing stay, the perfect place to recharge!

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Madelaine O, Manager at African Spirit Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We just want to thank you for taking the time out of your day to write us a review. We appreciate it and we appreciate the kind words. It is very inspiring and it warms the heart knowing our guests had a wonderful time. We hope to see you again in the near future. You are welcome to... More

Pasco, Washington, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I used to call this a trip of a lifetime. Before our 7 days were up, my wife and I were already planning our next trip. The animals and scenery were awesome, but we enjoyed our hosts and accommodations more than anything. We were made to feel right at home. The food was fantastic and the staff's hospitality was extraordinary.... More

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Madelaine O, Manager at African Spirit Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We would like to thank you for the review that you wrote for us! It is always fantastic to get good ratings and reviews for our lodge but it is even more important that we know that we have met and made new friends for life. It was great having you here and getting to know you. We... More

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Great quiet spot. Fantastic food. Awesome game drive. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Perfect getaway - small and intimate. Had a lovely stay to recharge batteries and unwind. Recommended to anyone wanting a `home away from home`

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Madelaine O, Manager at African Spirit Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing African Spirit Game Lodge to celebrate your wedding anniversary and thank you very much for the great review you wrote for us. We appreciate it. We are glad that you enjoyed your break with us and that you and your husband had time to "recharge your batteries". We hope to see you again soon.... More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Everything was great, the accommodation the staff. We will definitely becoming back again for the Photographic 6 day. I wanted to treat my family and this was amazing for them! Thank You Madeline and Jesse for being so great and welcoming :)

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Madelaine O, Manager at African Spirit Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to write this review. We appreciate it!! It is always great to get feedback from our guests, especially if they are so appreciative and grateful. We are happy that you enjoyed your time here with us (you came far enough to visit). We are glad we got... More

Durban
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Friendly staff, well organised and willing to go out of there way to help out. Thank You Madelaine you are a fantastic person to work with an eager willingness to assist and very friendly. Chantelle Rho-Tech

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The rooms were clean, comfortable and good value for money. Game drives were superb and the management went out of their way to make us feel welcome. Great bar overlooking the plains. Highly recommended.

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Madelaine O, Manager at African Spirit Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review! It means a lot to us. It was great hearing from you and we hope that you and your family are well and that we will be seeing you again in the near future. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Have a blessed 2014. Regards African Spirit... More

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Address: Portion 5 of the farm Mkuze Wes | No. 14403, Mkuze 3965, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mkuze
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Hotel Class:3 star — African Spirit Game Lodge 3*
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African Spirit is a privately owned Big 5 game lodge situated 12 km's west of Mkuze. We invite guests to come and experience true luxury and warm African hospitality. The lodge is magnificently set in the heart of Zululand, and situated within the Zululand Rhino Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, against the backdrop of the Lebombo Mountains.Zululand Rhino Reserve is an endangered species reserve of 24 000 hectares. It was recently proclaimed as a nature reserve and received international recognition for the introduction of 28 black rhino in 2005. The reserve hosts the BIG 5, over 70 mammal species and a diverse bird life of over 450 species.African Spirit Game Lodge accommodation is intimate and consists of 4 quaint, fully serviced chalets. Each comfortable and stylish chalet accommodates 2 people with an en-suit bathroom, air-conditioner, mini bar, ceiling fan, tea/ coffee facilities and a private veranda. The paths are well-lit and connect the chalets to the main lodge. We also offer accommodation in the form of two self-catering units - one 6 sleeper unit and one 4 sleeper unit. These units are fully furnished and fully equipped for self-catering purposes. No meals are provided for these units. Guests supply their own food. Our main lodge features a comfortable and relaxed dining room, cozy lounge, bar with viewing deck, open fire place attached to the lodge and a swimming pool with a thatched gazebo, offering our guest a welcome retreat after a day in the African bush. Our meals are your typical South African cuisine which ensures that you will never go hungry and will enjoy every bite that is carefully prepared by our cooks.Guests can spend time relaxing in their own privacy or indulge in any of the activities offered in our area including game drives, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, animal interaction, Zulu Culture Educational Tours, Horse Riding, Boat Cruises, Scenic Flights, Tiger fishing and so much more. We are in driving distance of internationally renown game parks like Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve and Thembe Elephant Park. ... more   less 
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