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    Amakhosi Safari Lodge

    Vergelegen Farm | R69, Pongola 3170, South Africa
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    • Excellent92%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “the river” (43 reviews)
    “game drives” (60 reviews)
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    Free Parking
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    61 - 65 of 220 reviews

    Reviewed 28 January 2016

    We stayed here for 2 nights and it was simply magnificent. The rooms are huge with a large bedroom area and a living room area. Outside is a deck with chairs and a hammock over looking the river. The Safari drives are great as their...More

    1  Thank Craig C
    Response from Amakhosisafari, Director of Sales at Amakhosi Safari Lodge

    Firstly we apologise for the delay in responding, we have had a busy time with guests as well as projects on the reserve. We really thank you for the lovely review and the great compliments on all aspects of your experience, this is valuable information...More

    Reviewed 13 January 2016

    The lodge is very luxury, delicious breakfast, fine high tea and a great dinner. The game drives are the best. We had a very good ranger Zicco and a good tracker King . They did everything to find the big five for us. We did...More

    1  Thank claireandmarc2015
    Response from Amakhosisafari, Director of Sales at Amakhosi Safari Lodge

    Firstly we are do profusely apologise for the very long delay in responding, this is not in line with our policy, especially since you made the time to review our property. Thank you for the lovely compliments and so pleased that you enjoyed the drives...More

    Reviewed 27 December 2015
    Google Translation

    Luxe in de overtreffende trap. Erg mooie en grote gastenverblijven. Heerlijk privé. groot balkon met lekkere stoelen en een hangmat....More

    Thank Ollanda
    Response from Amakhosisafari, Director of Sales at Amakhosi Safari Lodge

    Goede dag en bedankt voor de leuke reacties. Wish that we could speak Dutch but we thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review. We have passed on the comments to the management and owners for their actions for...More

    Reviewed 26 December 2015
    Google Translation

    Wir waren im Dezember für 2 Nächte in der Amakhosi Safari Lodge. Von der Unterkunft bis zu den Game Drives...More

    Thank Frank K
    Response from Amakhosisafari, Director of Sales at Amakhosi Safari Lodge

    Frohes neues Jahr und danke für die schöne Bewertung. Thank you so much for posting such a wonderful review. It has been such a busy season and to get back to the desk and find such lovely reviews has already made 2016 a good one....More

    Reviewed 15 December 2015
    Google Translation

    Her blir du tatt veldig godt i mot av alt personell. Utmerket(høy klasse) mat og drikke og ikke minst safariturene....More

    Thank Terje S
    Response from Amakhosisafari, Director of Sales at Amakhosi Safari Lodge

    Happy New year and we do apologise for the delay in replying to your wonderful review, it has been a busy time in our industry and getting back to the desk and finding these reviews is wonderful. The team are so happy that you enjoyed...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$370 - US$1,343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    reviewera63
    1 We would be in Durban end October. How far is your lodge from Durban and do you have arrangement for transfer to and back from Durban and what is the cost 2 We want to spend one night at the lodge. What is included in the price of the room Thanks
    22 September 2016|
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    Response from Amakhositeam | Property representative |
    Wow thanks for answering the question for us Bobannieo! Fully agree one night is very short and we do have transfer companies that we can recommend, the inclusions are accommodation, all meals , game drives and game drive... More
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    Anne H
    Does Amakhosi have a gift shop?
    5 August 2014|
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    Response from Amakhositeam | Property representative |
    Hi there, yes there is a small gift shop with branded clothing, curio, jewellery and some art work, hope this is helpful
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