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Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at the lodge and found it to be very pleasant. We were greeted by a delightful young man named Innocent. He couldn't do enough to please. The food was okay but with no choices for dessert or starter. This was served by sullen waitresses who seemed to be going through the motions. Lunch was served...

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2Thank Marie J
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 18 January 2015

HRL is located a few km from Hluhhluwe village and Hluhhluwe Imfolosi National Park. We stayed there for two nights and enjoyed ourselves very much. There is a very good atmosphere and the food was the best we've had on our safari trip. Our lodge was spacious with a big deck. We did two very interesting safaris in Hluhluwe-Imfolosi NP...

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Belfast, NI
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

As a family, we are experienced travellers to South Africa and this is a very good lodge. The chalets are very nice and well spaced out. The food was very good and the lodge has excellent grounds with good wildlife and birds. Our experience would have been 5* only for the safari. This was through Maputuland Safaris and recommended /...

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4Thank BelfastBirder
Laubach, Germany
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

Beautiful located, very quiet lodge. Good food, nice terracce with view down to False Bay, very friendly staff including some geckos. A certain renovation/refurbishment is needed and a certain "basic-cleaning" in the bungalows is to be recommended.

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Thank Annegret K
Huarez, peru
Reviewed 8 November 2014

The owner and staff were wonderful; they were very attentive to our comfort and care; even when the weather caused some havoc. The accommodations were great; food was excellent! We wish we could have stayed longer!

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Thank Starr G
London
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We recently stayed at this lodge for four nights and were delighted with the entire experience. The rooms were spacious and easily accessible from the main lodge. The lodge is conveniently close to the main Hluhluwe National Park and on our first morning we drove there and met a guide who took us around the park for three-four hours. We...

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Thank Roalja
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 October 2014

While on my adventures across the country with Team Isuzu, I stumbled upon the Hluhluwe River Lodge near Lake St.Lucia. I cannot begin to express how amazing this place is. With Team Isuzu we usually roughing it out in the great outdoors or in a backpackers, so to find this kind of luxury in the bush and at such an...

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Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We stayed in "planter's camp", self catering accommodation just over a kilometre into the grounds from the main lodge. It is amazing! Thinking we had booked the budget option, we were blown away to find spacious chalets with a private swimming pool, fire and barbecue area and a shared kitchen. There's a maid who goes above and beyond, even setting...

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3Thank darphilip
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 August 2014

A Kruger National Park ranger once confessed how much he misses the bushveld of Northern KwaZulu-Natal. The sights, sounds and smells are uniquely rural African and you are instantly transported into a different world. We are travelling North and as we turn into Hluhluwe River Lodge’s game park we instantly feel what he is talking about. This is wild country,...

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2Thank Berenice M
Flitwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2014

What a wonderful place to relax after one of the most exhausting runs in the world ......Comrades !! The staff and facilities are brilliant here at Hluhluwe.....but just don't try to pronounce it without some help !! Food is amazing and the variety excellent. The trips to the game park were well organised and guided by a very knowledgable Jahn....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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: ₹ 10,208 - ₹ 14,448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hluhluwe River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Make sure you ask them to clean the water pipes first!”
Janepinn, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 3. Would stay there again.”
Robsy7, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has a nice lake view”
844lanceg, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all far apart and very quiet”
dietherk, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms have views over False Bay”
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