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Umfolozi River Lodge & Bird Park

Lot K85 Umfolozi Village, Mtubatuba 3935 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

We went there as we had some spare time in Saint Lucia. Great park and reasonable size. We love the setting and the estate. Many parrots and other birds, lots of fun for quick visit if you have spare time. The cheese farm near by...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank ofergal1131
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This is the best place to be for all family's with or without children. Everyone is friendly,the service is great. There food is divine especially the Oxtail pot.I have triplets and at times I didn't even know that they was with us on Holliday. A...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Gustav V
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Restuarant's food was great and inexpensive. Rooms a bit small. Bed was comfortable. Room was clean but kitchen area (behind fridge etc) was not. Swimming pool needs attention. Overall a good place to stay for a night.

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Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank araute785080
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The location of the Lodge is quite convenient for access from the N2. Had a very pleasant welcome and owners were very helpful. I really missed air conditioning or at least a fan in the room. It was not hot when I stayed but I...More

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Date of stay: April 2018
Thank 880lanap
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Room was adequate and clean. Food was nice. The rest needs quite a bit of tlc. Especially the bird park can do with a big refurbishment. It looks shabby and many cages were empty. Same goes for the kids area.

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank mappie1968
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overlooking the Umfolozi flood plain and bordering on a private game reserve,Umfolozi River Lodge is the ideal getaway for bopth the businessman and family alike,location,approximately 30 minutes from St More Lucia,the Richards Bay airport.Hluhluwe Game Reserve makes it the perfect base from which to explore all the Zululand has to offer.Umfolozi River Lodge is a birdwatcher's paradise with beautiful walking trails along the Msunduzi river passing through litchi,pecan and macadamia nut groves.Large aviaries of exotic birds and Koi fish ponds surround the lodge while the rabbits and other small farm animals are sure to delight both the young and old. Our overnight facilities consist of 5 camp sites,all equipped with water and electrical points and 4 by 4 excursions are on offer for the enthusiast. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 49 - USD 101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mtubatuba
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 49 - USD 101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mtubatuba
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Room & Suite (54)
Dining (19)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (11)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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"Carry bug spray. No lotion or soap. Hand wash available. Order your food at least half an hour in advance..."
3 Apr. 2017
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"All the rooms have a beautiful visit of the lush garden"
26 Jul. 2016
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"I would rather sleep in my car, it's cleaner"
21 Jun. 2016
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"There are 2, 4 and 6 sleepers but all adjoining so, depending on who else is staying, it runs the risk of..."
9 Feb. 2015
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