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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the 2 bedroom self-catering house offered by Hluhluwe River Lodge and absolutely loved it! The view from the porch was quintessential African safari. The house was beautifully decorated and the kitchen was huge and very well stocked with anything you might need for a great self-catering vacation. The staff was very helpful, even when we couldn't turn...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked Hluhluwe River Lodge due to the ratings it already had on trip advisor. I was not disappointed. Peaceful, Quiet, Clean, Nestled Amongst Bush and Trees, Food and Staff Amazing. Couldnt ask for more and will definitely be back.

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Thank Robsy7
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful lodges especially the honeymoon lodge with the bath looking out above the trees. The food was absolutely amazing. The lodge is 30 minutes from the game park. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Met the owner who was very friendly. We had a gennett join us at dinner.

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Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed November 1, 2016

I stayed at Hluhluwe river lodge as we were riding the Hluhluwe leg of the Bell Big 5 MTB series. We stayed in room 2 which had a nice view of the lake in the distance.Room 2 was spacious, tastefully decorated and clean. Meals were very tasty and well presented.I highly recommend the crowded khaya for breakfast, something different and...

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Thank Lance G
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Very nice lodge in the forest about 7 km outside town. Very quiet and peaceful. The chalets are very big and well furnished and are far apart to guarantee your privacy. Lovely walks mapped out in the surrounding forests with many antelope and birds. Unfortunately the whole area has been very badly affected by the current drought. Very nice bar...

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Thank Diether K
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed October 3, 2016

This was my second trip to Hluhluwe River Lodge - and I'll definitely be back. The rooms are good, the food is excellent and it's a great place to chill. Last time we spent half a day at the Hluhluwe Park and were so close to the buffalo we could have reached out and touched them. This time, my husband...

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Thank cyberann
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I found this lodge nice and well maintained. Location and sights are beautiful however something is missing for me telling that this lodge is very good. I found the restaurant service to be lacking of food manners and the activities are not to close to the lodge. Private game reserve is 45 min away and St Lucia is 1 hour...

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Thank Paolo M
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Close to the game reserve and very comfortable room with good facilities. The service and the food were very good and they do laundry for us at very short notice. The views are lovely and the outside dining was cozy even when it was cold outside.

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Thank Jane C
London
Reviewed June 29, 2016

We visited this lodge in May for two nights, and it was a place we won't forget. Fabulous chalets, clean and spacious; fantastic hosts and staff; and outstanding food. There are plenty of activities to arrange from the lodge, we did a safari to Hluhluwe and saw loads of rhinos, zebra and wildebeest. We also did a very interesting walking...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 29, 2016

Luxurious resort in its own game reserve. Large room where everything worked, and comfortable public rooms. It is small and so the food options are limited but no problem since what we had was very good. The receptionist was friendly and helped us on a booking of St Lucia, and the game park driver was great in converting our package...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hluhluwe River Lodge is an intimate forest lodge situated far from the hustle and bustle, offering a tranquil environment and relaxed atmosphere. The lodge is ideal for self drive visitors looking for a fully catered restaurant facility and spacious living area. The main lodge has a lounge, expansive terrace and Wifi facilities. Ideal for a family getaway or a couples retreat, our attention to detail and personal touch will make your stay memorable. Upon request, we offer guided walks into False Bay Park which includes forest and lake shore experiences where the focus is on the little details and magic of our greatest asset, the Sand Forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hluhluwe River Lodge

Address: D540-Hluhluwe (District Road 540), Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $185 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hluhluwe River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“We stayed in Room 3. Would stay there again.”
 of 5 bubbles Robsy7, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 2 has a nice lake view”
 of 5 bubbles 844lanceg, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all far apart and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles dietherk, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms have views over False Bay”
 of 5 bubbles mfranks911, Feb 2, 2016 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite is definitely worth the extra!”
 of 5 bubbles 207maisiet, Jan 20, 2016 | Read review
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