Only one sentence - my new home away from home!
Every time I visit I note new changes and upgrades. This establishment really makes an effort to be the best in their game. I have chatted to other guests during my stay and we shared the same feeling. The owners are working just as hard as staff and are so committed to their beautiful lodge. The staff, one can see, really love their work. Small touches like the daily newspapers in foreign languages to suit each guest, special turn down at night, tastefully decor in rooms and of cause the crispy white lines, towels and excellent beds. Hluhluwe is a 2 hour drive from Durban and I always choose this place as with each visit it feels like a different lodge, and send me home with yet another wonderful experience and special memories. Well done Louis & Cecillie and their efficient team. I will surely be back.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Following the 2015 voting period, Emdoneni Lodge has won: Global Winner in the Luxury Game Lodge category of the World Luxury Hotel Awards. If you ever dreamt of getting close to nature, interacting with tame cats like Cheetah, Emdoneni Lodge is the place to visit! Located in the heart of Zululand lies Emdoneni Lodge. The lodge offers unique opportunities for the visitor, as you get up close and personal with local wildlife. From sitting by the pool watching Zebra, Nyala, duiker and impala in their natural Sand Forest habitat, to coming face to face with Cheetah, Serval, Caracal and African Wild Cats at the Cat Sanctuary! Air-conditioned, en-suite rooms allow you to escape the heat of the day, and in the evenings you have a variety of meals to choose from at the buffet restaurant. Dinner in the Boma adds a different atmosphere as you eat under the African night sky, and get a glimpse into one of South Africa's great cultures with our Zulu dancers. End off your evening with a night-cap in our cosy bar or a chat in front of the fireplace. Your Zululand experience would not be complete without visiting nearby Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Park in one of the Lodges' game vehicles, or taking a trip to St Lucia to view some Hippo's and crocodiles on a lazy afternoon boat ride. Other activities on offer include Fishing charters, visiting the nearby Zulu cultural village, quad biking, horse riding or spending the day on the infamous Cape Vidal and Sodwana Bay beaches. Emdoneni Lodge offers the visitor a chance to experience Zululand at its' best. Centrally located and close to the main attractions that Zululand has to offer! Not long dirt roads to travel on.... A Home away from home!Your hosts Louis and Cecillie Nel look forward to meeting you, and from all the staff at Emdoneni - Salani Kahle. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Emdoneni Lodge Hluhluwe, South Africa - Zululand