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Vuyani Safari Lodge

4.5 of 5 Moditlo Private Game Reserve, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

......which means extra-ordinary good - wonderful !!!! We visited Vuyani for a mere 5 days and it felt like a lot longer but still nowhere near long enough We decided to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday somewhere special but fortunately found somewhere incredibly special!!! There are not enough superlatives to describe vuyani - it is literally a little slice of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my wife, and there is nothing bad I could say about the entire trip. From the close encounters with the game, to the knowledgeable staff, excellent food and accommodation, and sensational camaraderie amongst the guests, it was an experience that will stay with us for a lifetime.

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Trevor, Many thanks for leaving us such a fantastic review. I know it takes quite a lot more time and effort than one generally assumes, so it is something that we appreciate enormously. I am of course more than pleased that you had such a good time here at the lodge, and that you enjoyed the camaraderie amongst all... More 

Burlington, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have already read the review by 'Jules_the_explorer" (my daughter), I don't have much to add. We stayed for 3 nights in December and our only regret was that we had to leave for a wedding and couldn't stay longer! Vuyani is a lodge of 3 treasures: The Staff, The Lodge, The Reserve THE STAFF: The Vuyani experience started... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for leaving us such a glowing (and detailed!) review. And yes, it is true, I leave an answer to every single one of our reviews. I love reading what our guests have to say about us. Sometimes it gives us information in terms of what we could improve on, and it motivates us also when we hear good... More 

Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is so much to love about the Vuyani: size and beautiful accommodations, delicious food, location, attention to detail, safaris to see animals in their natural habitat, and wonderful people. My husband and I stayed at the Vuyani for 5 nights in January and loved every minute. The facility is intimate and gorgeous. The décor is beautiful and our fabulous... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For most people, an African wildlife safari is a once in a life-time trip. Truly, when I booked this trip I thought this would be true for me. However, after my experience at the Vuyani Lodge - I need to make this trip again. I just have to. I traveled to South Africa for a wedding with my mum, and... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That's right, we rate it a 6 star. We were just at a 5 star sandals resort in May 2014 and from a service/product standpoint there is no comparison. Yes, there is no beach and azure waters like Negril but the resort had little to do with that. From the booking through Jetsetter and my contacts with Bernard K. to... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jaques, Many thanks for leaving a glowing review! It's such a pleasure to read that you had he time of a lifetime here. Shame that the ranking only goes to 5 stars, but then again some hotels (well, it's only one really) go as far as self-declare 7-stars. We won't do that though! We are just pleased that you... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do we start when talking about Vuyani? We had a one of the honeymoon lodges, slightly away from the main building, complete with Nuala and Warthogs strolling past most days while enjoying the Jacuzzi and the private decking, and enjoying the strange experience of a night time shower outside with the stars above. The rooms are cleaned multiple times... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Adam, Many thanks for leaving us such an amazing review. What a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay here as much as you did, and that you saw so many animals. Indeed, as you say, sometimes one is unlucky, and there are the odd animals that one doesn't see, but given the size of the reserve, and... More 

Smallfield
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We have recently returned from a 7 day stay in Vuyani Safari Lodge everything about it was top class. The twice a day safari drives had superb guides/spotters with a superb knowledge of the various inhabitants and their likely location. We had several close up opportunities to observe, two Cheetah brothers and Lions eating, Rhinos, Elephants with young, plus the... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ray, Many thanks for leaving us a great review! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the (admittedly) amazing safari sightings, and then of course also the lodge, the food, and the performance of the team. We aim at bringing the finest South Africa has to offer, at affordable rates, and so as such it was a pleasure... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We have been on several trips to SA and this was by far the the best experience we have had. There are only seven rooms within Vuyani Lodge which makes it all the more personal. The staff, without exception, make it their job to make you as comfortable as possible. The Guides are fantastic and go out of their way... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for leaving us this amazing review. It was a pleasure hosting you here, and being told that we have exceeded all previous safari experiences gives us extra pride in what we do. We would love to welcome you again here, please let me know. Any time! Kind regards, Bernard More 

Cambridge
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136 reviews 136 reviews
47 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Recommend Vuyani unreservedly. This was a first ‘safari experience’ for us and exceeded expectations in every respect. We stayed for a week all-inclusive which was remarkable value. There are other bigger lodges in the area but surely none better than this: the staff, the food and the accommodation were excellent. I sat reading outside our room one morning and watched... More 

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Bernard K, Manager at Vuyani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth, Many thanks for leaving us this amazing review. I am so glad that you enjoyed the overall atmosphere at the lodge, the safaris, the food, ... and even though this was your first African safari, I think you completely captured what makes us a unique lodge, and what has made us one of the most sought after places... More 

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Address: Moditlo Private Game Reserve, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Vuyani Safari Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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