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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We stayed for 4 nights and used the Lodge as a base to explore the area. We loved the bush setting and privacy of the rooms (the kids really enjoyed having their own) and the beautiful view from the dining area. All the staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly and the food and service were great. It was the perfect...

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oxford
Reviewed 1 April 2014

This place is a little Gem ! staying here is what Africa is all about. We stayed here for four nights in Feb.2014. The accommodation was first class. The food was of the highest standard, and what a dinning room !. The staff were very friendly The young lady on reception, went out of her way, and spent lots of...

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Lancashire
Reviewed 28 March 2014

The 5th stop on our tour of KwaZulu-Natal where we stayed for 3 nights. A 5/6 km drive down a dirt road and then you get to the gate and you are still 1.2km form reception! but it was worth the drive. We arrived just as it was starting to rain and unfortunately got a leak in our thatched chalet...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 30 January 2014

We have now visited Hluhluwe River Lodge 3 times, and have loved it each time! Nice rooms, excellent food, and good staff led by a wonderful family! We definitely make it an annual stop over for preferably two nights of chilling before hitting the game parks or beaches!

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Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Gavin and his staff were amazing. We arrived midday from a long journey (with 4 hungry kids) and the staff immediately set about to feed us. The food was incredible and appealed to the epicureans in our group. Besides the amazing food, one night we ate dinner with a serval staring at us from the trees. The second night, the...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Thank you to Gavin and everyone at Hluhluwe River Lodge for a wonderful getaway and experience. The hospitality, service, accommodation and food was all wonderful. You were all so accommodating to the kids and their food (dis)likes as well as our schedules. You provided a relaxing, peaceful and truly memorable vacation. Thank you all so very much. You truly have...

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UK
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The staff are exceptional. Annelise was incredibly helpful and she and the rest of the staff looked after us very well. The food was very good. We were on an all inclusive and all of the meals were lovely. The ladies in the kitchen went out of their way to accommodate the children too and made chicken nuggets and chips...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2013

The first thing I would say about our amazing stay at the lodge is try getting a rugged car to hire to ensure your worthwhile journey, when you're off the main road, is more comfy and less worrying! From the moment you arrive you are made to feel extremely welcome by all the staff and and they are keen to...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Our family stayed at the lodge as a quick getaway during the school holidays. I must admit to being very against the whole idea as I have been so busy at running my company. How glad I am that I gave in !! What a wonderful place. The staff go out of their way to be accommodating and attentive and...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 July 2013

We stayed at Hluhluwe River Lodge in June 2013 for a quick get away. The service was fantastic and we could not have been treated any better. After just two days we were in love with the place. This was our first visit to the Hluhluwe area and we can't wait to go back to explore the area and of...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hluhluwe River Lodge is an intimate forest lodge situated far from the hustle and bustle, offering a tranquil environment and relaxed atmosphere. The lodge is ideal for self drive visitors looking for a fully catered restaurant facility and spacious living area. The main lodge has a lounge, expansive terrace and Wifi facilities. Ideal for a family getaway or a couples retreat, our attention to detail and personal touch will make your stay memorable. Upon request, we offer guided walks into False Bay Park which includes forest and lake shore experiences where the focus is on the little details and magic of our greatest asset, the Sand Forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hluhluwe River Lodge

Address: D540-Hluhluwe (District Road 540), Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $207 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hluhluwe River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hluhluwe River Lodge South Africa - Zululand
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“Make sure you ask them to clean the water pipes first!”
 of 5 bubbles Janepinn, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 3. Would stay there again.”
 of 5 bubbles Robsy7, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has a nice lake view”
 of 5 bubbles 844lanceg, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all far apart and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles dietherk, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms have views over False Bay”
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