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    Thanda Safari Lodge

    P450 Bayala Hluhluwe | KwaZulu Natal, 3915, South Africa
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    • Excellent85%
    • Very good9%
    • Average3%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “the reserve” (47 reviews)
    “plunge pool” (27 reviews)
    “game drives” (92 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 319 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed three nights at Thanda in late November. Firstly, if you've read old reviews on here be aware that a] the wild dogs have been moved on and b] the area of the reserve has been doubled. (There's a review on here complaining about...More

    Thank LHRA
    Response from Lara S, Reservations and Yield Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your wonderful review. We appreciate the feedback and we will be sure to share this with all staff. We are pleased to advise that a soft refurbishment is indeed in the pipelines. Our staff pride themselves on delivering excellent service and making...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We are a family of 3 (child aged 14) and stayed for 2 nights at Thanda (tented) and had an amazing time. The "tents' are luxurious: large, comfortable beds with great linen for a good nights sleep; lovely, spacious bathrooms (with double sinks!) and an...More

    Thank Pete W
    Response from Lara S, Reservations and Yield Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your compliments and constructive criticism on you stay with us. We will be sure to share this with all our staff. I am pleased to share with you that we have started working on the ambiance of our dinning area as well...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We actually stayed in the Villa which is a few minutes drive from the Lodge. We booked the whole Villa for our party of 10. I was really lucky in that I was allocated one of the 2 rooms overlooking the Waterhole. We had our...More

    Thank lostsoul2015
    Response from Lara S, Reservations and Yield Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Thank You. Lara Soldat

    Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I arrived at the tented area in Thanda, which ended up not being suitable at all - the weather was extremely hot and the very basic tent was like an oven with minimal cooling( only a ceiling fan in the bedroom).The bathroom...More

    Thank Candy9090
    Reviewed 31 October 2017

    If you intend to share an extraordinary experience with somebody you like or just want to pamper yourself with a luxury environment in an environment offering true Southern African wildlife and nature - Thanda is the perfect place. We enjoyed a fantastic villa with terrace,...More

    Thank RGerman
    Response from Lara S, Reservations and Yield Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 2 November 2017

    Thank you for your great review and kind compliments. We at Thanda pride ourselves in delivering the best service and making our guests part of the Thanda Family. We hope to see you at Thanda again soon! Best Regards, Lara Soldat

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$523 - US$1,566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Thanda Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Thanda Private Game Reserve Hotel Hluhluwe
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    Sezzy78
    23 August 2017|
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    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Good Day Sezzy78, WiFi is available at Thanda Safari Lodge in all public areas and in the Bush Suites but can be intermittent depending on the weather. Electrical appliances such as Hairdryers (we have these in the suites... More
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    Jang53
    5 August 2017|
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    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Good Evening, The rates include accommodation, three meals per day, two game drives per day as well as selected local beverages. Thank you for your interest in Thanda. Best Regards, Lara Soldat Reservations and Yield Manager
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    Anne W
    19 January 2017|
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    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Dear Anne Firstly I would like to apologise for the delay with this response and I do hope that you do not take this as a reflection on the property. I would like to assure you that Thanda Safari is the perfect place for... More
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    "Lodges 1 and 2 are nearest reception and the restaurant are convenient and quiet"
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    "If you go for 4 days, stay two nights in the tents and two in the lodge."
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    "All 3 venues are breathtaking"
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    "All great and strategically placed for privacy"
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