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Malala Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you’re looking for a quiet get away in a rustic bush setting, with Zebras on your doorstep, monkeys on your roof, (and the odd grass snake in your bathroom) then Malala Lodge is the place for you. We spent 3 nights there in March...More

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

Thanks for your lovely review, Sandhya. Thanks especially for mentioning the quietness, our personal service and the lodge's central location - all aspects which we think make Malala an attractive base to stay at while exploring the Elephant Coast. We hope to see you and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Malala lodge for one night last week. The cottages are great, very spacious and clean. They have everything you need. But even better are the people (Lesley, Pete and Paul) and the service they offer. We had a lovely pre-dinner chat with...More

Thank TomEllenC
Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Tom and Ellen. We hope next time you'll be able to stay longer with us, and really get to explore and enjoy the area. Kind Regards Paul

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We are long-term regular visitors to Malala Lodge, and always find it excellent in every way. The cottages are comfortable, clean, quiet and secluded from each other, so they offer a lovely environment in which to relax. The reserve is beautifully maintained, and full of...More

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Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 19 March 2018

We try not to have "favourites" amongst our many repeat guests, but John and Maggie are easily in our Top 3! Enthusiastic, pleasant and always up for a good laugh make them an absolute pleasure to host and we always look forward to their annual...More

Reviewed 13 February 2018

As always, you are never disappointed! The location, homely atmosphere, friendly folks and the well kept lodge surroundings...Will be back as often as possible and will always be the preferred accommodation in Hluhluwe!

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Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 15 February 2018

Thanks, Larni. Much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you next time. Regards Paul

Reviewed 26 January 2018

We booked the special at Malala Lodge, accommodation, breakfast, evening meal and game drive (24th-26th January 2018). Our hosts Peter, Paul and Lesley, went beyond our expectations to make our stay welcome. Food was fantastic, game drive was unbelievable with close up of many animals,...More

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Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 28 January 2018

Dear Bill and Linda, Thanks for your lovely review and for mentioning the special - we really feel this offers our guests good value for money. We will pass on your thanks to the staff. They certainly are crucial to ensuring the lodge is kept...More

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