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Bulungula Lodge

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed January 5, 2016

We spent a week at Bulungula as a family of 4, staying in one of the rondaavels (number 4). From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we had a fantastic time - throwing ourselves in to all the activities - canoeing, horse-riding,...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2016

We spent two days at Bulungula lodge. You don't have to wonder why they have been voted 2nd best eco lodge. With chalets as accommodation it fits right into Pondoland. The bathrooms are brightly painted with a long drop and paraffin shower. The beaches are...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

If you're a narrow minded person, please don't come, but if you're open to a great experience in the middle of nowhere THAT'S your place to be! Actually getting there is the first challenge: There is a 2 hour drive on a dirt road, which...More

1  Thank blownfaraway
Reviewed October 10, 2015

This is a gem! Beautiful surrondings, basic housing which is a part of the charm. The outdoor showers are wonderful, good pressure and warm! The people in the village was very happy and friendly and tried to communicate even tho many do not speak english....More

Thank Erica E
Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

We spent two days and three nights here on a three week trip to South Africa and I think it was our favorite spot. The lodge is lovely, the staff warm, the beds surprisingly comfortable (we had a double room), the homemade food delicious, and...More

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Beachfront
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Bar/Lounge
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$30 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$30 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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R8979PFandrewe
July 12, 2017|
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Response from MindyW2014 | Reviewed this property |
There is no road to the lodge, just a walking path and though it is grassy and passable on foot, not necessarily by vehicle. It is well worth the walk and there are plenty of helpers nearby. Cattle also grazing all over... More
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KeithMould
December 17, 2016|
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Response from Sap145 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, I saw a 4x4 car arriving right to the lodge, but I would suggest to check with the manager first. Anyway, it is not a long walk from the parking to the lodge. You can leave the camping stove and many... More
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November 9, 2016|
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Response from LikeFully | Reviewed this property |
The toilets are long drops (you don't flush), but they are kept clean and are all inside one ablution block i.e. you don't have to walk out into the darkness to use them. They are fine. The showers are fired by little... More
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"Ask for a single room, it will be in a hut (with electricity)"
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"have one of the rondavels that have a direct view at the Indian Ocean and sit there with whalebones as your..."
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"Rooms are great to share with the whole family!"
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"The rondavels are lovely and have lovely views"
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