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Hulala Lakeside Lodge

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Hulala for a freinds wedding. I found the staff extremely friendly . The setting is amazing. The food was world class . A place to go and relax . We had the opportunity to go to the spa as well . That was clean and enjoyable

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thank you so much for your wonderful review on Hulala I will pass your review on to the staff we look forward to welcoming you back to Hulala soon kind regards Sean Light General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is about the fifth time that we have been to Hulala and we enjoyed the 4 days as much this time as we did the first time we visited. This is the first time we stayed in the "Cottage", what a treat. The staff are exceptionally friendly, from Walter at the gate to Shaun the GM. We will definitely...

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thank you For brilliant review on Hulala Lakeside Lodge it is a pleasure for us to host wonderful guests as yourselves I will pass on your review on too the staff as well We look to welcoming you back to Hulala in the Future . kind regards Sean Light

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice break . We came here for a friends wedding . The staff are brilliant and friendly. The accommodation is good . This is a very peaceful and quiet place . The food has been good . Need a great break away from the rat race , this is the place to be .

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Thank you for your wonderful review on Hulala Lakeside Lodge. I will pass you review on to the staff. we look forward to welcoming you back to Hulala in the future. kind regards Sean Light

Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The setting is absolutely stunning, the food excellent and the room definitely worth mentioning. The rooms have a private lounge with the most beautiful timber beams. Unfortunately the rooms don't have bar-fridges but the management were quick to supply one on request. The main building has the most beautiful seating areas and a very cosy little library were one can...

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Thank you for our wonderful review on Hulala Lakeside Lodge. reviews like this is what helps us strive harder and keep up our standards, it is a great boost for the team. thank you once again, we look forward to welcoming you back to Hulala in the near future. kind regards Sean Light

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed overnight and the views of the lake were totally amazing. The accommodation is beautiful and very comfortable beds too. We missed the sunset cruise but will definitely be back there for a longer stay.

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thank you so much for your wonderful review. we look forward to welcoming you back to Hulala very soon kind regards

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My husband and I spent a night at Hulala on our way home after a visit to Thornybush. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and the main lodge building is charming. However the rooms are rather tired and in need of a facelift.

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Thank you for you very nice review. with regards to the rooms there will be revamps happening later on in the year. i will make sure that the staff is given the great feed back that you have given regarding them. we look forward to welcoming you back to Hulala . kind regards the Hulala Team

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

A step back in time almost. A very colonial style hotel with wood paneled library and oriental rugs everywhere. A fantastic setting with the lake, a nice pool and very pleasant bar for the evening G&T. Close to kruger for the game drives and Gods Window and other scenic attractions within an hour. Would definitely return.

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Thank you for your wonderful review we look forward to welcoming you back to Hulala in the Future

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A lovely relaxing stay, beautiful setting and helpful staff, even putting a small bar fridge in our room as we had to keep medication cold.Dinners were like reasonable home cooking, adequate but not exciting, breakfast again were adequate but perhaps could do with a little more imagination. Room was clean, comfortable and had all amenities you would need. The little...

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Good Day thank you for your review. The Hulala team likes positive feed back on all points as this keeps us on our toes and makes us go the extra mile. All the points that you have brought to our attention will be noted and dealt with we look forward to welcoming you back to Hulala

Stellenbosch
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Lodge is in a lovely location with a pool and view over a lake in the distance. Food was good and service friendly. One small problem: the kettle, which worked at reception, would not work in the bedroom where there was electricity, perhaps because it was too powerful for the sockets there.

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

We decided on a last minute booking at Hulala where I had last stayed 25 years ago . great to see that some things don't change but just get better. We enjoyed the birdlife and outdoor activities. An ideally situated location for exploring the Lowveld.

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Thank you so much for your wonderful review. it is when our guest experience this kid of enjoyment it only encourages our team to go that extra mile.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hulala Lakeside Lodge is situated on the da Gama Dam surrounded by a Forrest of Indigenous Trees and is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Enjoy our daily Cruise around the Dam and take in the peace and tranquility while experiencing the extensive Bird life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hulala Lakeside Lodge

Address: Farm Etna R40 between White River and Hazyview Mpumalanga 1240 | P. O. Box 1382, White River 1240, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > White River
Price Range: R1 597 - R2 021 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hulala Lakeside Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The king size with the view of the lake”
 of 5 bubbles 477dm, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms with view over lake are the best”
 of 5 bubbles nb12015, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 22 Good view over the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles neliakuys, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Depends on your choice, garden view or lake view”
 of 5 bubbles Bridgit312578, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room close to the reception.”
 of 5 bubbles gustavon462, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
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