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Zululand Tree Lodge

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Johannesburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Now this place is a lovely surprise in the Zululand bush. Well managed and community driven, we found it clean and friendly the African way. The accommodation chalets are wooden chalets but touches on a lodge type atmosphere. The accommodation has a lovely bar and lounge area close to the dinning area with a view over the Fever tree forest... More 

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Seattle, WA
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38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tree lodge is in a lovely, quiet location with wildlife nearby. On the way into the lodge from the gate we saw giraffes! My room was cozy and I loved the wide door to the patio. I opened it and the side windows up at night and felt like I was sleeping under the stars. The bed was comfortable and... More 

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Johannesburg
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132 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

It was raining when we arrived and the thick Zululand clay stuck to everything. From the carpark to the rooms, no getting away from it. Friendly staff reception. Main areas need a bit of a scrub (feels like) with the the furniture stained by the red dust/mud. Rooms quite eerie in the beginning but lovely to sleep in after you... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning Thank you so much for writing such a great review of our Lodge. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had such a great experience at Ubizane Wildlife Reserve . We will take action what issues you have raised, as our guest opinion is what keeps us in business. we have... More 

New York
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207 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

The treehouse accommodations at Zululand are a perfect way to enjoy safari in South Africa! Remarkably (and I mean REMARKABLY) well priced, super fun (is that a monkey on my deck!?!?) and with just enough comfort to make "roughing it" in the bush an awful lot of fun! Don't expect over the top luxury or white-glove amenities - but you... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

The Ubizane Team. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a beautiful review! We appreciate the kind words and we are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay. We strive to provide our guests with the opportunity to make amazing memories in the heart of the African bush and we are so glad to hear that... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We stayed at the Zululand Tree Lodge in order to visit the Hluhluwe and Umfolozi game reserve. We prefer to drive ourselves when visiting National reserves, and with the Tree lodge being less than 10min from the reserve it served our needs perfectly. The rooms are beautiful, situated almost in the treetops. The shower is great ( good water pressure,... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings from Ubizane! Thank you so much for writing such a great review of Zululand Tree Lodge. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had such a great experience at Zululand Tree Lodge. We will make sure that Ubizane’s team knows that their hard work doesn’t go by unseen by our guests. I... More 

Germany
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I've just returned from a 12 nights stay of this amazing Lodge Don't stay only for 2 or 3 nights. There is so much to see and disvover not only at the near Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park which is amazing with its wonderful landscape and the Big5. The morning game drives guided by Sipho and Alan were wonderful. But the reserve... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review of Zululand Tree Lodge. We really appreciate the time you took to write this review. The team is very glad that you had such a great time with us. We will make sure that the staff knows that their hard work to keep the rooms... More 

Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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76 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is a huge lodge together with another sister-lodge (Zululand) sharing restaurant, game drives.... Very nice wood bungalows overlooking the forest. But poor service, poor food, and poor drives...the morning drive driver was better at telling stories than spotting animals!

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you so much for writing such a great review of Zululand Tree Lodge. I'm very sad that you didn't enjoyed your stay with us. I am saddened that you did not voice your concerns whilst you were stayed here, as we value how much our guests’ holidays mean to them. It is always a bit harder for... More 

Berlin, Germany
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50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights at the Zululand Tree Lodge. The room is a decent size, bathrooms too. There was everything we needed, except for a hair dryer (not a big thing). The deck was lovely, we sat outside both nights and listened to the animals. The next morning we had some Zebras greeting us right at our door step!... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

God Morning, Thank you so much for writing such a great review of Zululand Tree Lodge. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had such a great experience at Zululand Tree Lodge. We will make sure that Ubizane’s team knows that their hard work doesn’t go by unseen by our guests. We do... More 

Sandton, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Zululand Tree Lodge The room offers good and fair value. We found the waiters at breakfast and dinner rather grumpy and dinner for the price is a bit of a rip off, however, we will return for the room and the location to the Hluhluwe Game Park. Would recommend the lodge for bed and breakfast.

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rob, Thank you so much for writing such a great review of Zululand Tree Lodge. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had such a great experience at Zululand Safari Lodge. I do apologized about my waitress , I have spoken to them, our staff at Ubizane we strive to provide excellent... More 

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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We were here for the weekend for my Mom's wedding. The service on every level was fantastic. The food was amazing with so many choices. The owner was even working the bar at the reception which I thought was awesome as it showed he gets in and doesn't mind doing the "menial" work too. Elizabeth was lovely and helped so... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Zululand Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tattyfae, Thank you so much for writing such a great review of Zululand Tree Lodge. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had such a great experience at Zululand Tree Lodge. We will make sure that Ubizane’s team knows that their hard work doesn’t go by unseen by our guests. Thank you... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the cool, whispering tranquility of a fever tree forest, the TreeLodge is a truly special retreat where you will be accommodated in luxurious stilted chalets. Enjoy the quiet lounge, observation deck and a sunny pool area where you might be visited by a family of warthog, a shy Red Duiker or a pair of Purple-crested Loeries. Accommodation at Zululand Tree Lodge consists of thatched chalets raised above the floor on stilts, set in the cool tranquility of a fever tree forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zululand Tree Lodge

Address: Box 116 | Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $82 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Zululand Tree Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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