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Hulala Lakeside Lodge

P. O. Box 1382, White River 1240, South Africa
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Hulala Lakeside Lodge
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Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in White River
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely country setting by a lake. A bit tired looking and the welcome was hardly enthusiastic. Disappointing! We were not told about anything except where to park and no mention of the lake cruise that was supposed to be included in the stay. We found the staff were mostly ignorant of what goes on there and are without basic... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit Hulala's website and under their logo you'll see four stars, VERY misleading as I have stayed in MUCH better three star guesthouses, all around the country. If you want to book using the Groupon special, rather use that money and go to Kruger and do self-catering in the Park's chalets. We booked for three nights and only stayed one.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is amazing I must say, definitely going back there. Thank u for having me and can I stay lol. The food was amazing, from start to finish. And the stuff is SUPER FRIENDLY..EVEN the security guard is spontaneous โ˜บ๐Ÿ˜Šits worth da money.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stayed at this lodge for a weekend with my patner. We arrived on 13 March and were welcomed by friendly staff. we checked into our room which was very dual and had a damp smell to it. The worst thing about the room is the partio which over looks the roof of the dinning hall as well as the reception... More 

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Kapellen, Belgium
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32 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

It is quite a distance off road. Luckily they have placed signs not to give up. Once arrived we found a beautifull chalet near the lake. It was immediately made clear to us that the "cruise" on the lake would not be possible due to a motor problem (but who cares). Dinner was excellent and we choose not to take... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We booked for 1 night & arrived early on the Saturday morning. Thankfully our room was ready but we were dissappointed. We were charged full rate which includes breakfast & dinner. The room (unit 7) smelt of damp. The bed was comfortable but overall the room is dated & so is the bathroom. Accordingly to the new law, the use... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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40 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit to Hulala, and it was great. We left Johannesburg early enough to arrive by about 17:30, and it was a good call. The sun was out and the weather was warm when we arrived. We sat by the pool (the water was very warm) while we waited for dinner. Dinner was great, out on the... More 

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Johannesburg, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We really hoped to visit but we have been so greatly disappointed. My husband looked on the Valentines tab on Groupon and he called to book for Valentine's weekend. 'Fortunate a reservationist' at Hulala made a provisional booking for him. She sent confirmation of the booking but the price was not the same as on Groupon. We paid Groupon and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

What a pleasant stay. We had a great room with a view of the lake. we had a very warm welcome as we checked in. All the staff were polite and helpful. The room was clean and had that holiday feel to it. The food...mind-blowing! You really get what you're paying for!! The lake was the best part, we canoed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It is very sad that we had to try and get as far away from the Lodge as possible, for us to enjoy our Wedding Anniversary. Our disappointments ranged from: - No responses to emails - Very incorrect prices given for activities - No bookings made after repeated requests - Rude receptionist - Room that smelt of DAMP and MOULD... More 

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