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    Shakaland

    Normanhurst Farm, Nkwalini 3816, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good33%
    • Average28%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “zulu culture” (7 reviews)
    “nice stay” (2 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Business Centre
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 65 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    As for a cultural trip, really good. However, the service then received a real disgrace! When I checked in they asked for payment which I had made 7 weeks earlier. I provided proof from the receipt, there website sent me. The following morning they emailed...More

    Thank nickrobinson53
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    We had a brilliant time staying at Shakaland. The accommodation was very nice and well laid out. The staff were very friendly and helpful and we enjoyed the programme of activities. The evening meal and breakfast were very good.

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    Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

    Warm hospitality, good food and great location perched on top of a hill overlooking the Phobane Dam and rolling hills of Nkwalini. Loved the accommodation (in traditional Zulu Beehive huts). The Zulu dancing is a must!

    Thank Martin d
    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    Iz and I tend to drop by for a cool one when bundu bashing with friends in the local area. I have never stayed over but I have eaten here with friends, watched Zulu dancing with relatives and even had a bulls night here a...More

    1  Thank dik-bardon
    Reviewed 7 April 2017

    We were wondering how going to a film set would turn out but it was a great mixture of 1850s Zululand and modern day hotel. We were escorted in and about by ethnic performers that gave us a feel for the times and customs

    Thank johnjmuscat
    Bayala Game Lodge
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$135 - US$237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 55
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Zululand >
    • Nkwalini
    • Also Known As
    • Shakaland South Africa/KwaZulu-Natal
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    Dining (9)
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    Garsons E
    16 July 2017|
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    Response from Masikati | Reviewed this property |
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    17 January 2016|
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    Response from Ruth585 | Reviewed this property |
    Most definitely! For the last two years, I have visited Shakaland and enjoyed the tour through the Zulu village. And I highly recommend staying for the traditional Zulu luncheon, featuring many delicious native dishes.
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    "The Rooms closest to Phobane are the best situated."
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    "There were no rooms only well equipped huts well spaced apart"
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    "Room as very dated and television did not work and there was no wifi even though the website asys that there..."
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    "All rooms are Zulu Hut designed and really a lovely experience."
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