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Emdoneni Lodge

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

I recently took a group of six up to Hluhluwe on Safari. we had some dissapointing meals on our first few nights at an Unnamed hotel. Emdoneni suprised me . i did not expect such superb steak. all my guest were also blown away by...More

Thank Koekemoer
Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Koekemoer. Thank you for writing this review. It really makes us happy to know that you and your guests had a good time (and good food!!) at Emdoneni Lodge. Please visit again.

Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at Emdoneni lodge and wished we had stayed 1 night more. When you arrive there, you are immediately ‘on safari’. We were very warmly received and brought to our brand new roomthat had everything you need in a very stylish manner....More

Thank Astrid1975
Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded December 12, 2017

Thank you for a fabulous review, Astrid! We are so pleased to know that you had a good safari-experience and that you liked our room decor and food offerings. Please visit us again!

Reviewed November 29, 2017

We stayed here for 2 night as part of Smartours.com South Africa Highlights & Safari Tours. service was excellent food was great. the wild cat rehabilitation center tour in the property should not be miss . we have opportunity to be up close and personal...More

Thank sandman1999
Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded December 12, 2017

Thank you for a 5 star review! It makes us really happy to receive such good feedback. Glad you got the chance to view and photograph the amazing animals at the Emdoneni Cheetah Project. Our vision is to create a wildlife awareness and education center...More

Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

We booked for a family weekend getaway, 2 night package, which was inclusive of game drive, estuary, cat tour, boat cruise and half board. Accommodation, meals on offer was average. in General the lodge is poorly managed, in that the staff don’t seem to know...More

Thank Yugeshree
Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded November 29, 2017

Dear Yugeshree. Normally our staff is great and very efficient and Emdoneni is definitely geared for all type of guests. Thank you for your honest review, we have taken it up with our staff. Kind regards

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at this charming lodge. Food was very reasonable and delicious. We stayed in an outbuilding equipped with frige and teapot. On the grounds of a wonderful cheetah preserve which you can tour for 20 rand-about $1.50 There's a roaring fire in...More

Thank Randim26
Response from AmpleMedia, Front Office Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded November 7, 2017

Hi Randim Thank you for your review - glad you enjoyed the food, the roaring fire and the cheetah experience! All of the best!

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Bexta1975
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Response from LJG1011 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Becky, I did not pay extra for the personal interaction, and rolling on the grass with Summer and Raine. It was a thrill I'm glad to have experienced, especially with Gerry getting it all on video. While there was no... More
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"Make sure you get two twins if you are two people,"
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"Don't expect a lot of staff to be around all the time."
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