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    Gooderson Bushlands Game Lodge

    Lot H99, Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good48%
    • Average16%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible7%
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    “viewing deck” (7 reviews)
    “game lodge” (11 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 57 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    A highlight to the lodge are the giraffes who roam in front of the cottages. The cottages are rustic but comfortable with no phones or TV. They are spread out from the restaurant. Reception is in a separate building & closes at 7:00. Internet is...More

    Thank Carole P
    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    The road to the lodge is not very good for city car (5-7km) and the place is a little bit far away (However Hluhluwe is only 20km) The place is nice and rooms are ok. The food is very good. WiFi is available at dining...More

    1  Thank 2_Tripavisors
    Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Bushlands as part of a game viewing trip to the hluhluwe umfolozi game park. The accommodation was literally in the trees amongst the birds and resident wildlife. Well maintained boardwalks throughout make it a truly bush experience. We were able to spot...More

    Thank Hemah0407
    Reviewed 29 March 2017

    From arriving through the gates we were in the bush. This reserve has wonderful non predatory animals, zebra, giraffe, buck, nyala, dykers, warthog, birds galore and we even saw a huge rare eagle owl. Wow. Watching the animals at the water hold from a purpose...More

    Thank olgapolovski
    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    Lovely quiet place but lacks WiFi and TV in rooms. Service at the bar a bit slow with ice and glasses before the tourist buses arrived. Room comfortable with much needed air con. A reasonable second option if places in Hluhluwe are full.

    Thank Kathy P
    Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge and Traditional Zulu Village
    95 reviews
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    Anew Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris
    260 reviews
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$97 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 36
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Zululand >
    • Hluhluwe
    • Also Known As
    • Bushlands Game Hotel Hluhluwe
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms at the end of the walkway are great to see the animals from, BUT, if you are elderly take the rooms..."
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    "All rooms are in between the trees. Very peaceful with lots of birds"
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    "ask for a room further away from the restaurant if you want giraffes walking past your lodge or closer if you..."
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    "Lovely rooms sorrounded by natures beauty all around."
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