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Marina Beach, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have returned to Gwahumbe many times over the years with family or on my one. It is a most refreshing stay and if local I would recommend bring a 4X4 Vehicle as the roads have badly deteriorated due to the recent rains. It was most pleasing to see the the young ones just been born at the time of...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Rob Thank you for taking the time in reviewing Gwahumbe Game & Spa. As aleways it was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to your return Regards Derek GM

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think that the special touches that made the SPA dinner experience so special have dropped in standard since my last visit. There was no music, the hydro-jets were filled with stagnant water which was smelly when we switched on the bath, and the chocolate fondue pudding which added a touch of luxury was no longer provided. However the staff...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Good morning, thank you for taking the time in reviewing Gwahumbe Game & Spa. Your comments and constructive feedback are most welcome and well noted. We look for to your return and the opportunity to showcase our hospitality that we are renown for. Please do not hesitate to contact me on manager@gwahumbe.co.za if I can be of further assistance regards...

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great room service, Friendly staff and tranquil surroundings. The food was good. The breakfast menu can be improved upon, greater selection of fruit. Walking trails were also great! Definitely come back

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Good morning, thank you for taking the time in reviewing Gwahumbe Game and Spa. I thank you for your valid feedback. We look forward to your return in the near future regard Derek GM

Hilton, South Africa
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Exceptional service. Friendly management and staff. Professional attention to detail. Clean, quiet and efficient. Went on a game drive which was magical in terms of its variety and informative nature.

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Brent, thank you so much for taking the time and effort in reviewing Gwahumbe Game and Spa. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to your return regards Derek GM

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We recently enjoyed two nights at Gwahumbe in a self catering chalet, Eagle’s nest. The chalet was comfortable and tastefully decorated. It has a beautiful patio to enjoy your morning tea with breathtaking views. Sitting out there, you feel like you are miles and miles away from civilisation. The chalet also boasts a small rim flow pool and a fabulous...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Christy Thank you for your review on Gwahumbe Game and Spa We are thrilled you enjoyed all aspects of the Lodge. We look forward to your return for an extended stay. Regards Derek GM

Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed October 26, 2016

What a beautiful place! The surroundings pure pleasure and food for your soul! A fantastic place to unwind and relax! Facility well kept and neat. Staff a welcome surprise - very friendly, welcoming and helpful. Will definitely be back!

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in reviewing Gwahumbe Game & Spa. I am pleased you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to your return

Durban
Reviewed October 25, 2016

A place i will definitely return to and one that I will recommend. The staff are so friendly and gracious and the atmosphere lends itself instantly to making one feel at home. The breathtaking views from the deck are instantly reviving and make you want to stay always!

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tanya We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to your return in the near future Regards Derek General Manager

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

What a great place! The friendly staff went out of their way to make our stay amazing. The facilities are clean, spacious and well equipped and the views are amazing! The perfect getaway from the busy city life... Book now!

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time in reviewing Gwahumbe Game and Spa. We a delighted you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to your return

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed September 29, 2016

The staff were exceptional, food delicious and location breathtaking, out of this world, wish we had stayed longer. Highly recommended. Game Drive was spectacular, would definitely go back. One of the best experiences to date.

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nancy Thank you for taking the time in reviewing Gwahumbe Game & Spa. I am delighted you in enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to your return for a longer stay next time regards Derek GM

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Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing and tranquil surroundings ! Spa treatments were exceptional - excellent therapists ! Staff were friendly and extremely helpful ! Amazing food ! Clean comfortable rooms with an amazing view - Awesome weekend and will definitely be returning!

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Dear Wenona, thank you taking the time and effort in reviewing Gwahumbe Game and Spa. I am thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to your return. Regards Derek GM

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just an hour's drive from Durban - or a 45 minute drive from Pietermaritzburg, Gwahumbe Game Lodge & Spa offers a wide variety of catered and self catered accommodation ranging from ultimate luxury to a rustic bush camp. We are "Wilderness on a Whim" - the perfect getaway to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the bush veld. Game drives are undoubtedly the best way to view our exceptional fauna & flora, offering the opportunity to get up close and personal with the game in a natural setting. As our reserve is relatively small, there is always an excellent chance for guests to view our variety of game, such as hippo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and many antelope species to name but a few. The Reserve enjoys an abundance of animals and birds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gwahumbe Game & Spa

Address: D368 Road | KwaZulu Natal, Mid Illovo 3750, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mid Illovo
Price Range: $112 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gwahumbe Game & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“The wheelchair accessible room is spacious and accessible, but the bathroom does not meet the requirements from an accessibility perspective ie - need hand rails, a higher toilet, an accessible basin etc. It is roomy, but it is not user friendly at present for a wheelchair user or mobility impaired individual.”
 of 5 bubbles 479ljb, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Serengeti rooms are well located overlooking the valley and secluded from the main buildings with there own patios”
 of 5 bubbles , Sep 5, 2016 | Read review
“Don't recommend you go there”
 of 5 bubbles adrian451, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
“Choose one of the rooms that looks inland - lovely and peaceful and warm especially in the cooler months.”
 of 5 bubbles DianevanVuuren, Aug 3, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are surprisingly warm and very spacious. Its quite a thrill to have wildlife wander past your windows! ”
 of 5 bubbles Urissa, Jul 3, 2016 | Read review
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