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Hulala Lakeside Lodge

P. O. Box 1382, White River 1240, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time we stayed at Hulala. I can recommend this establishment. The service is excellent, the food was outstanding. Waking up every morning with a view of the lake was just so enchanting. The staff is extremely helpful, nothing you ask is too much. We went for a massage at the spa - awesome. Well done Hulala!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful weekend by the lake. The place was peaceful and romantic. We enjoyed a spa treatment. The only recommendation is that their waiters seem to need a little training on customer service and their menus. The bar staff were amazing. After the two days were over, we didn't want to leave!!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I've never had such fantastic time before in my life. Hulala is the best place to be. The place is awesome. We were so intrigued by it. Its a perfect place if you want to escape everything. We are planning our second visit already, for a longer period this time. The service is just as excellent. The people there really... More 

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Mbabane, Swaziland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I've just returned from a well deserved vacation at Hulala Lakeside Lodge. I must say I really enjoyed my stay in this beautiful lodge. The place is just magnificent and indeed a well deserving 4 star lodge. The staff were very friendly and helpful - the garden staff even offer to wash your car because the road from the main... More 

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Benoni, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stayed in the self catering unit at the lodge - Hookthorn cottage. We were very impressed with what the unit had to offer for the rates charged. Found the unit to be very clean, spacious, well decorated and we had everything we needed. There were a couple of ceiling lights not working when we arrived, but someone came straight... More 

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Cullinan, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Our rooms were spacoius, beautiful and clean. Issues with globes and warm water were dealt with by the staff as soon as it was reported. The main building has beautiful gardens with a nice pool area and lounges where one can linger whilst enjoying something from the bar. The food was fantastic and the portions very large. Wonderful not to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

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 April 13, 2015

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 March 27, 2015

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 ☺😊its 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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