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Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Zulu Nyala in July 2016 and we had the time of our lives! The accommodations were better than we had expected. Nice clean room and huge bathroom with a large shower and an old style tub and two separate sinks. The game reserve itself is very nice, but small and after a few days it gets old. That... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are two locations about 8 km apart. The first one is the Game Lodge, which is the older of the two and sits up overlooking the reserve. The second area is the Heritage Lodge, which is at the bottom, newer, and seems to have more to do (two swimming pools, near to the Zulu Cultural Village, outdoor eating area,... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed here a while back, and it was average at best. The food wasn't anything special, and the rooms weren't all that cosy. It seemed to be best suited for foreign tourists who were looking for a rustic experience.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

After a lot of visits and staying as a tour operator at the lodge, on my last visit I spent the day and the night and it was a wonderful experience with friendly excellent service and superb meals. The chef arranged us breakfast packs as we left at 04:30am to be able to catch a connecting flight. A big thank... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

So you have won a "I dreamed of Africa Safari" at a charity auction and now that it's the next morning you have been searching feverishly everywhere to figure out what you have gotten yourself into. If this is your first trip to South Africa then you have scored a great trip at a wonderful private reserve. The few complaints... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We spent three nights in the Hemingway Tents and 3 nights in the lodge. Mannie was our guide and he was OUTSTANDING! The people working there were friendly and very helpful. The food was excellent with quite a wide variety. But the very best part was seeing all the animals. It truly was an amazing experience. For over an hour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

The development that has taken place in the last few years have been colossal. The large number of game that you see in the property is really worthwhile to mention. The new Zulu Village be something to talk about. The Management and staff are taking a lot of pain to make the Heritage a dream place to visit. Well done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We started our Safari experience at the Heritrage Lodge having self driven from J'Burg that morning. The drive was easy but took 6 or so hours. The lodge was lovely. We stayed in a King Bed room which had a fan and air con. The shower was also great. No sooner had we arrived, we headed out on our very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Our room was comfortable, clean and quite large. It felt safe and within a short walk to the reception and dining area. The people working were kind and helpful. There wasn't internet service in the rooms but you could go to the reception area and use the internet connection there.

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Lyon, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We stayed 2 nights at Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge from 8th to 10th April 2016. When we arrived, we booked a game drive at the reception for the day after on the morning at 6.00 am. We choosed this hotel because they organize their own game drives with their own rangers. Unfortunately, we received a call on the d-day... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Heritage Safari Lodge was originally built in the 1940’s as a hotel and was a landmark pit-stop for weary travelers between Maputo and Durban. Acquired in 1996, the gracious building was lovingly restored to its original colonial grandeur, enhanced with new accommodation, and tastefully themed to highlight Zululand’s unique cultural heritage.With buffet-style meals in our restaurant, the wide, welcoming veranda and our ‘human watering hole’ - the pub or thatched boma, warm and relaxing atmosphere is conducive to shared good times and conviviality. The sparkling pool is always inviting, and you’re sure to enjoy browsing our beautifully stocked curio shop for a few authentic African mementos. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge

Address: 45 Bree Street Cradock 1969 | PO Box 247, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $61 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 57
Also Known As:
Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Hotel Hluhluwe
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