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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The accommodation is so serene and clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful especially Nombuso who is a multi tasker. A great 3 days we had, though it was work related but the atmosphere was so serene.

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Zama Good afternoon, I thank you for your review on Gwahumbe Game and Spa. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. I look forward to welcoming you and your family back for a leisure visit at the Lodge regards Derek GM

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a very unexpected trip. It was absolutely amazing. We arrived straight into a game drive, which was very informative and relaxing the scenery and the game was great. We had a very well organised private dinner arranged for us which was very romantic. We loved every second. The staff were friendly and very welcoming. The spa the next morning...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Brittany, Firstly I would like to thank you for the review. We are pleased your enjoyed your time and experienced what we have to offer at Gwahumbe Game and Spa. I look forward to your return regards Derek Grose General Manger

Parys, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Gwahumbe for a week after a year of hard work and much needed rest required on the agenda. Being in the hospitality industry ourselves I was time and again impressed with the friendly and professional service of all staff.... Derek, Faith, Inkford to only name a few! We spend most of our stay at Eagles Nest, the most...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Yvette Thank you for your review on Gwahumbe Game & Spa. It was an absolute pleasure having your stay with us, I am thrilled you enjoy your time at Lodge. We look forward to your return in the near future regards Derek General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids (age 11 and 9) had a fantastic time at the Gwahumbe Junior Game Rangers camp. It is a 2 night and 3 days sleepover camp and I was worried my kids, in particular my 9 year old daughter, would be afraid, but this was not the case and they had the best time. Kevin and Nati, the 2...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, thank you for your time in reviewing Gwahumbe Game & Spa. We are delighted your kids enjoyed the Junior Ranger and you enjoyed the Lodge. We look forward to your return in the near future regards Derek Grose General Manager

George, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place for bonding as a couple, and most quiet place to rejuvinate one's spirit and relax one's mind. Excellent and friendly service, great good....great surroundings. Absolute value for money.

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Good morning, thank you for your review on Gwahumbe Game and Spa. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and look for to your return. Regards Derek GM

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Felt very unwelcome by receptionist, no communication from staff about the activities at the establishment. We were given an inferior room because the couple in our room 'extended their stay'. Shocking!

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Good afternoon, thank you for you review on Gwahumbe Game & Spa. I aplogies for your less than perfect stay. Please contact me directly on manager@gwahumbe.co.za regards Derek GM

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to do something different other than go to a restaurant for our first wedding anniversary. Faith was amazing with organizing our special day. The staff are incredibly friendly, every single one greeted us. We started our day with massages, which were much needed followed by a romantic spa bath and champagne. We then just took a moment at...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time and effort in reviewing Gwahumbe Game & Spa. We are delighted you enjoyed your Wedding Anniversary with us and look forward to your return to celebrate number two regards Derek Grose GM

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend Grahumbe Game & Spa, it was my birthday weekend, and I was totally spoilt and pampered from arrival to departure we took the luxury pamper package, which was such a treat, the therapist Kelly was amazing. The private dinner at the hydro is a must, it was so special, the whole room is lit up with...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa, thank you for your review and choosing Gwahumbe Game & Spa to celebrate this special occasion. I am delighted you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Derek General Manager

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place is really something! Driving up to it caught us by surprise, as the landscape dramatically changes from farmland to luscious hills & valleys. Sitting proudly at the top is this outstanding lodge! Where to begin? THE ROOM - We stayed at the Serengeti, a room designed like any 5 star hotel room... with basic amenities, a large bathroom...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Malcolm, thank you for your time and effort in reviewing Gwahumbe Game & Spa. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I trust you had a safe trip home and look forward to welcoming you back to Gwahumbe on your return to South Africa regards Derek General Manager

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Staff were superb, food delicious, lodge is smart and scenery breathtaking. My wife enjoyed the spa while I enjoyed the pool area with the kids. If you visiting to view a variety of animals however, you'll likely be disappointed. We saw everything within our first hour of driving. It's an ideal place for a romantic getaway where you just want...

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Manager_Gwahumbe, General Manager at Gwahumbe Game & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ashley Thank you for your time in reviewing Gwahumbe Game and Spa. Your points and most valid comment are well noted. We look forward to your return to showcase the progress regards Derek GM

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just an hour's drive from Durban - or a 45 minute drive from Pietermaritzburg, Gwahumbe Game Lodge & Spa offers a wide variety of catered and self catered accommodation ranging from ultimate luxury to a rustic bush camp. We are "Wilderness on a Whim" - the perfect getaway to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the bush veld. Game drives are undoubtedly the best way to view our exceptional fauna & flora, offering the opportunity to get up close and personal with the game in a natural setting. As our reserve is relatively small, there is always an excellent chance for guests to view our variety of game, such as hippo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra and many antelope species to name but a few. The Reserve enjoys an abundance of animals and birds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gwahumbe Game & Spa

Address: D368 Road | KwaZulu Natal, Mid Illovo 3750, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mid Illovo
Price Range: $168 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gwahumbe Game & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“don't close the curtains at night”
 of 5 bubbles thobelab, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“The wheelchair accessible room is spacious and accessible, but the bathroom does not meet the requirements from an accessibility perspective ie - need hand rails, a higher toilet, an accessible basin etc. It is roomy, but it is not user friendly at present for a wheelchair user or mobility impaired individual.”
 of 5 bubbles 479ljb, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Serengeti rooms are well located overlooking the valley and secluded from the main buildings with there own patios”
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