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    Malala Lodge

    Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good20%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “st lucia” (31 reviews)
    “home cooking” (8 reviews)
    “bush drive” (3 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 205 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    We are just finished a 3.5 week trip to S. Africa, and this place was our favourite accommodation. The food is (too) plentiful and delicious. The chalets are lovely. Fabulous walks available around the lodge on a mini private game farm! The hotel bar is...More

    Thank mikeytom
    Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 4 days ago

    Thanks, Mike. We're really glad that you both enjoyed your time with us. Thanks for mentioning the walks at Malala - it really is great to be able to wander around the Zululand bush on foot (without the risk of being eaten by something). Hope...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I came to the Zululand region for Bird photography and stayed 13 nights at Malala Lodge. I found that Malala Lodge is well situated with respect to the main Nature/Game Reserves of the area - iSimangaliso Wetlands, St Lucia Estuary, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, Mkhuze Game...More

    Thank jac2spe
    Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks, Jacques. Thank you for pointing out that we are well located to access many of the birding hotspots in the region. [Jacques also made use of the local bird guides trained by Birdlife SA. For the serious birder, these guys are able to get...More

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    This was our second visit to Malala Lodge. We enjoyed so much the last time that we brought friends with us on this occasion. By visiting at a different time of year we saw different animals, birds and plants on our game drive with Pete...More

    Thank richardleslie2016
    Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 3 October 2017

    Thanks for your review, Richard. Winter is a lovely time to visit Zululand as our temperatures are very mild, which makes for great game-viewing. As for swimming, your two boys are young Scots...they'd probably swim in the arctic without much grumbling! Hope to see you...More

    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    As soon as we arrived we knew we'd made a wise choice from the welcome we received from the Harvey's to the excellent furnished cottage we had. One of the most rewarding parts was the ability after dinner to be able to wandering around the...More

    Thank _priceco
    Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 27 September 2017

    Thanks, Cormac - we're glad you enjoyed your time with us. Kind Regards Paul

    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    This is the second time that we have stayed at Malala Lodge. We were here for a family reunion and this was absolutely ideal. Malala had everything one could wish for for a wonderful stay in the bush surrounded by wildlife on the property and...More

    Thank sapphirephoenix
    Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 13 September 2017

    Thanks, Arie. The Brandt/Sischy group were a pleasure to host and we hope all of them will be back again soon! Kind Regards Paul

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    Zululand Tree Lodge
    144 reviews
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$55 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Zululand >
    • Hluhluwe
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    Room & Suite (21)
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    "listen carefully at night - you will hear nightjars, bushbabies and owls!"
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    "all the rooms are world class. you can choose any."
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