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    Emdoneni Lodge

    District Road 123 | Emdoneni Farm, Bushlands, Hluhluwe, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7380
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good26%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “cat tour” (12 reviews)
    “wild cats” (17 reviews)
    “fire pit” (10 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    1 - 5 of 227 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago 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
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

    Reviewed October 9, 2017

    The hotel is a group of individually set rooms some of which are semi attached spread out over a large area. Each room is nicely decorated and very comfortable. The grounds are tranquil and peaceful and provide a wonderful atmosphere. There is a large balcony...More

    Thank Gypsiewoman
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded October 16, 2017

    Hi Gypsiewoman. Thank you for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the Emdoneni surroundings tranquil and peaceful. We hope to see you again soon. All of the best.

    Reviewed October 8, 2017

    Lodge consists of individual small cabins with all the comforts that you need. Make sure you get the right size room as originally they put us in a single although we are two people, Other than that, place is very nice although not luxurious. Breakfasts...More

    Thank nodan7
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded October 9, 2017

    Hi Nodan. Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the variety of food options! We would love to visit you back to the lodge some time soon. Kindest regards

    Reviewed October 2, 2017

    From the the time we entered through the gates until the time we left, we were met with the friendliest of service from every staff member that we had the pleasure of meeting. Nothing was ever too much trouble. I was fortunate enough to have...More

    1  Thank Paris4meandu
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded October 9, 2017

    Hi Paris. We feel so blessed reading this review. Thank you for complimenting us on so many aspects of the lodge. This is what is keeping us going! We love that you loved the new spa! Please visit again.

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • $140 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 44
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
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    • Hluhluwe
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    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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