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Umfolozi River Lodge & Bird Park

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“Good Value”
2 May 2018
“Average stay”
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Conference Facilities
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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 Lucia,the Richards Bay airport.Hluhluwe Game Reserve makes it the perfect base from...
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Lot K85 Umfolozi Village, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
30.4 km to Richards Bay Airport
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29 Jul.30 Jul.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Umfolozi Lodge is a very casual and laid back place. Entering reception you have to navigate to the restaurant to check in. Not too far as the lodge doesn't have too many rooms. If thatch roofs and rustic is what you're after then this is...More

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Response from Etienne366, Owner at Umfolozi River Lodge & Bird ParkResponded 5 April 2017

Good Day Thank you for taking the time to review the lodge. It's good to also receive positive reviews from happy customers. Hope to see you soon. Bird Park Greetings Etienne Snyman

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The issues started before we even arrived. Just before the final turnoff into the road leading to the "river lodge" all 3 vehicles we were travelling in hit a huge, unmarked speedbump. Somehow none of the vehicles were damaged and, even more so, none of...More

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Response from Etienne366, Owner at Umfolozi River Lodge & Bird ParkResponded 17 January 2017

We live in a country where we can all comment and say what we like, but with this freedom of speech comes a certain responsibility. Unfortunately some people don't have the integrity & responsibility that goes with the privilege of commenting on public domain. Devon...More

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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
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
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
Room types
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