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Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960 South Africa See on map
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived to find that the Harvey’s have left. Dave and Cindy have taken over. They are really lovely people and have great plans for Malala. We have every confidence that they will transform the tired decor and worn out bedding. Then this place will...More

3  Thank Tinatart
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Malala is just magical! The chalets are really clean, the staff are really friendly and helpful but what makes it is the welcome and personal touch from Paul, Lesley and Uncle Pete! Really is a "Home away from Home"...Every stay is as good as the...More

Thank Larni V
Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 18 June 2018

Thanks, Larni. It's always a pleasure hosting you. Until next time... Kind Regards Paul

Reviewed 4 May 2018

If you’re looking for a quiet get away in a rustic bush setting, with Zebras on your doorstep, monkeys on your roof, (and the odd grass snake in your bathroom) then Malala Lodge is the place for you. We spent 3 nights there in March...More

Thank habarisan2013
Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 5 May 2018

Thanks for your lovely review, Sandhya. Thanks especially for mentioning the quietness, our personal service and the lodge's central location - all aspects which we think make Malala an attractive base to stay at while exploring the Elephant Coast. We hope to see you and...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

We stayed at Malala lodge for one night last week. The cottages are great, very spacious and clean. They have everything you need. But even better are the people (Lesley, Pete and Paul) and the service they offer. We had a lovely pre-dinner chat with...More

Thank TomEllenC
Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks, Tom and Ellen. We hope next time you'll be able to stay longer with us, and really get to explore and enjoy the area. Kind Regards Paul

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We are long-term regular visitors to Malala Lodge, and always find it excellent in every way. The cottages are comfortable, clean, quiet and secluded from each other, so they offer a lovely environment in which to relax. The reserve is beautifully maintained, and full of...More

1  Thank langstonejohn
Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 19 March 2018

We try not to have "favourites" amongst our many repeat guests, but John and Maggie are easily in our Top 3! Enthusiastic, pleasant and always up for a good laugh make them an absolute pleasure to host and we always look forward to their annual...More

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Outdoor pool
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US$76 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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US$76 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"All the rooms are about the same, all very quiet and peaceful"
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