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    Emdoneni Lodge

    District Road 123 | Emdoneni Farm, Bushlands, Hluhluwe, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7380
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    • Excellent68%
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    “cat tour” (13 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 19 December 2016

    We spent a night here in early December 2016 and regret not having booked for longer. We got to interact with the cheetahs, boy do they purr!! Our rondavel was lovely as was the whole camp. Food was lovely but our choice was limited because...More

    Thank tonyeade
    Response from Lodge-Owners, Owner at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 20 December 2016

    Thank you for a 5 star review, Tony! We really appreciate your kind words and wonderful feedback. Please visit again!

    Reviewed 6 November 2016

    Emdoneni is a magical and unique place to stay. After 4 nights in Cape Town, it was wonderful to find ourselves surrounded by nature. We loved our little rondavel and the whole layout of the lodge. The dinner buffet was nice and we were even...More

    Thank RMFrank
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 7 November 2016

    Thank you for such a wonderful and heart-warming review. We are so happy to learn that you enjoyed all the offerings at Emdoneni Lodge. A big thank you for adopting one of our cats and for supporting the cat project that is so dear to...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2016

    We stayed here for two nights as part of our SmarTours tour of South Africa. It was our favorite stop. The staff came out of the kitchen after dinner and sang traditional African songs. Also on the property is a Wild Cat Rehabilitation Center and...More

    1  Thank FL_Jane
    Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 7 November 2016

    So good to hear that Emdoneni Lodge was the highlight of your tour and that you had a really good experience with us. We will convey your kind words to JJ as well. All of the best.

    Reviewed 27 October 2016

    We were here for two nights and this place WAS AMAZING! The staff was absolutely fantastic and the cat sanctuary next door was wonderful. This is a world class lodge in my opinion. The nature around you is absolutely amazing. Definitely visit if you are...More

    Thank Aaren T
    Response from AmpleMedia, Owner at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 28 October 2016

    Oh wow! We are so honored to be regarded as a world class lodge! We like the idea of guests spending 2 nights or more with us. With a longer stay our guests get the chance to completely relax and have enough time to enjoy...More

    Reviewed 17 October 2016

    This lodge was very hard to rate as there were actually two very different rooming experiences. First, a room in the circular lodge. The room was quaint, but definitely showing age. There was not a lot of room to move around and the tile floors...More

    Thank Grumpyone88
    Response from AmpleMedia, Owner at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 20 October 2016

    Dear Guest Many thanks for your review. We deeply regret that you had the unfortunate experience of hair being left behind in the basin. When you brought the problem to our attention, we offered to solve the issue immediately. However we weren’t allowed in your...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 144 - USD 188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 44
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    • Hluhluwe
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    Response from LJG1011 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Becky, I did not pay extra for the personal interaction, and rolling on the grass with Summer and Raine. It was a thrill I'm glad to have experienced, especially with Gerry getting it all on video. While there was no... More
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