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Umzolozolo Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been incredibly fortunate to have spent the past 5 nights with our three sons aged 10,13 and 14 years old in Umzolozolo. Throughout our stay we have been treated to the most superb service and care. The staff at Umzolozolo lodge have been wonderfully generous in sharing their expertise and were incredibly gracious in providing anything that may...

2Thank Sarah S
San Mateo, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted by the friendliest staff. All made the effort to know you by name. Food and drink was constant and was excellent! We could make special last minute requests too. They played a trick on us, serving what we thought were hard boiled eggs, but when we tried to crack them open found they were fake! We were...

1Thank evelynbuckley
Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, first class service, lovely staff, expert game drivers amazing food! My husband and I stayed in the Presidential Suite, gorgeous. 2 game drives were fantastic, lots of animals including the "big 5". I will never forget having cocktails out in the bush in the open space and coffee the next morning with the sun coming...

1Thank Val R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and myself stayed at the beautiful lodge for two Nights Our room (6)was tastefully decorated with wonderful views and a lovely outside double shower. Our guide Raymond was fantastic with such a vast knowledge Of the park and animals. The food was lovely and well presented and the staff couldn't do enough to help you . I had...

2Thank Angela B
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful accommodation (most with incredible views over the reserve), excellent game viewing and very attentive staff made for a memorable weekend away with the family. The games drives were great with loads of animals to view and our ranger, Raymond, was fantastic! Definitely will be back.

3Thank NCS168
Mount Edgecombe, South Africa
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our second visit to Umzolozolo, 3 years on, was as good as the first. Attentive staff, great food, amazing game viewing and wonderful service. The new chalets have given the lodge additional capacity, whilst still maintaining the experience of the older chalets. In fact next time I would like to stay in one to experience the different views and modern...

1Thank EGDyer
Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We booked Umzolozolo on high praise recommendations on our last year’s visit to Nambiti. How disappointed we were when we found that the new additions have turned this once true game lodge into what can only be described as a boutique hotel. New management where most of the staff are new and inexperienced. The food on offer was far from...

2Thank Tony D
Umzolozolo, Owner at Umzolozolo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tony and Christine Thank you for your review on trip advisor. We really do appreciate your input and feedback. We are saddened to hear that you were disappointed with our revamp and that you feel it has changed into a boutique hotel instead of a true game lodge. We will be doing a full review on the food, menus...

Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my familiy stayed here for one night, and despite rain during both game drives we had a fantastic experience at the Umzolozolo Lodge in Nambiti Reserve. The lodges was beautiful, the staff took great care of us and the food was absolutely lovely! Nothing negative to say really. You get value for your money at this place indeed...

Thank Cathrine A
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A last minute booking got us in at Umzolozolo. Arriving at the lodge, we were suprised by the beautifull surroundings of the bush and the lodge itself! From the reception to departure nothing was to much for the staff of Umzolozolo. All the meals was great, breakfast, lunch and dinner!!! All of the staff was friendly and our babysitter was...

Thank Fanus V
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Umzolozolo Safari Lodge: Everybody Loves Raymond Under a darkening sky where late afternoon was soon to become dusk, storm clouds gathered, and the light faded fast. This combination made for the sort of light that I find difficult to drive in. Not yet dark but no clear daylight to be guided by. A place in the day where the mind...

2Thank SafariKZN-Mark

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
luxury 3 star Safari Lodge with all meals and game 2 drive inclusive ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umzolozolo Lodge

Address: | Nambiti Private Reserve, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Price Range: ₹ 32,394 - ₹ 38,484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Umzolozolo Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms 8 and 9 have the best view of the near by plains but are not lodge style”
B9648QJtonyd, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are executive suites which over look part of the reserve made up of hills and plains. Animals can be observed from the veranda.”
AlanJ1947, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great for the "safari buff", to see the big five, without the crowds”
philipmV7016IT, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All fab - don't worry”
282SueH, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the accommodation is 5 star, beautiful decor, luxurious and exceptional views”
Karenld1027, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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