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    Emdoneni Lodge

    District Road 123 | Bushlands, Hluhluwe, South Africa
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    Reviewed 2 March 2014

    Nice large room with private porch. Nice bathroom and little room with refrigerator. No t.v. but we didn't need it. Food was quite good. Downside was that pool was very slippery and I fell going into it and landed on my butt which, 2 weeks...More

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    Response from Lodge-Owners, Owner at Emdoneni Lodge

    Dear Guest Thank you for the time to write your review. Wishing you all the best! Kind regards Owners

    Reviewed 28 February 2014

    We absolutely loved our stay at Emdoneni in Hluhluwe. We had a double/ family room which was clean and comfortable. The Lodge facilities - pool, kids play area and general surrounds were well maintained. The boma and bush dinner experiences were fun and the food...More

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    Response from Lodge-Owners, Owner at Emdoneni Lodge

    Dear Cat lover It was great to note that you have enjoyed your stay with us. It is always good to read that our guests had a good time at Emdoneni. Warm regards Cecillie

    Reviewed 16 February 2014

    This beautiful lodge,the Emdoneni Lodge ,in Kwazulu Natal region ,on the Hluhluwe reserve,was like going to a camping village, but upgraded to nice cabins,nice bathrooms, beautiful grounds,but all just a bit rustic to blend into the surroundings of the game reserve. The lodge is protected,...More

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    Response from Lodge-Owners, Owner at Emdoneni Lodge

    Dear Guest Thank you for the time to write the review. Unfortunately the tour package is not done by us but by the tour agent in the USA. Your feedback is highly appreciated and this will be forwarded to the tour planners. 2nd dinner is...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2014

    Our stay here was arranged by the Smartour people whose 17 day tour of South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Zululand , Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls. It is not a luxury accommodation, but was very adequate in all aspects and quite charming. The accommodation comprised of small...More

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    Response from Lodge-Owners, Owner at Emdoneni Lodge

    Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review. As said to another guest on the same series, the American guests seems to love our food and unfortunately did not cater for 4 servings per person on the main entree. Feather in our ha!! Our entree's...More

    Reviewed 20 January 2014

    We stayed in this resort for three days in early Januay. The rooms and the grounds were very clean and the staff courteous. We very much enjoyed the morning private tour of the cats (which is available to hotel guests only). We had gone on...More

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    Dear Guest Many thanks for your lovely review. Emdoneni strives to be the best ever experience to all our guests! Looking forward to meet with you again. Kind regards Cecillie owner

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    • Pool
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    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Pool
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    • US$113 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Bexta1975
    Hi LJG, did you pay extra to roll on the grass with the cheetahs? I'm going next month on my birthday so would like an experience like this to make the day extra special! Many thanks, Becky
    7 June 2015|
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    Response from LJG1011 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Becky, I did not pay extra for the personal interaction, and rolling on the grass with Summer and Raine. It was a thrill I'm glad to have experienced, especially with Gerry getting it all on video. While there was no... More
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