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    Bulungula Lodge

    Bulungula River Mouth | Elliotdale District, Nqileni Village 5070, South Africa
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    Room & Suite (22)
    Pool & Beach (11)
    Overview
    • Excellent71%
    • Very good18%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “wild coast” (26 reviews)
    “south africa” (16 reviews)
    “rocket showers” (17 reviews)
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
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    1 - 5 of 111 reviews

    Reviewed 22 October 2017

    It is hardly possible to describe the beauty of the environment of Bulungula lodge. River forest coming all the way to the shoreline, dolphins jumping out of the rolling waves while you are having breakfast, walking completely alone along the shoreline of the Indian Ocean,...More

    Thank Martijn T
    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    I stayed at Bulungula for 2 nights. We arrived on Sunday evening when it was already dark and dinner was served exactly on time. The rondavels are very simple with only beds in it. Beautiful view when you woke up. Enjoyed my stay

    Thank Sharon v
    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    I have spent two days in Bulungula, a place in the middle of nowhere, the place features rest for me. The lodges were clean and comfortable. Nevertheless, I missed lights from the general area to the lodges, this path was too dark in the evening....More

    Thank niels b
    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    This is a review about my stay at Bulungula Lodge. Read many reviews about this place, which piqued my curiosity to travel out of my way during a trip to Africa to visit this quaint little lodge they called paradise. Firstly, the plus points: Essentially,...More

    4  Thank Edwin T
    Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

    If you want to go for an experience and witness a still relatively primitive culture, then this is the place for you. About 35km from the N2, on the Coffee Bay tarred road, take a dirt road to the right, next to a cafe -...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 10 - USD 22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Nqileni Village
    • Also Known As
    • Bulungula Hotel Nqileni Village
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    Traveller (122)
    Room & Suite (22)
    Pool & Beach (11)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (77)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    12 July 2017|
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    Response from MindyW2014 | Reviewed this property |
    There is no road to the lodge, just a walking path and though it is grassy and passable on foot, not necessarily by vehicle. It is well worth the walk and there are plenty of helpers nearby. Cattle also grazing all over... More
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    17 December 2016|
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    Response from Sap145 | Reviewed this property |
    When I was there, I saw a 4x4 car arriving right to the lodge, but I would suggest to check with the manager first. Anyway, it is not a long walk from the parking to the lodge. You can leave the camping stove and many... More
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    10 November 2016|
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    Response from LikeFully | Reviewed this property |
    The toilets are long drops (you don't flush), but they are kept clean and are all inside one ablution block i.e. you don't have to walk out into the darkness to use them. They are fine. The showers are fired by little... More
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    "have one of the rondavels that have a direct view at the Indian Ocean and sit there with whalebones as your..."
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    "Rooms are great to share with the whole family!"
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    "The rondavels are lovely and have lovely views"
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    "Rondawels overlooking the lagoon have nicest view, but are the most exposed to the wind."
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