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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“billy's lodge”(121 reviews)
“wine cellar”(31 reviews)
“charity auction”(8 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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3 Star Hotel
Ezulwini, the Zulu word for 'Place of Paradise', is situated in the centre of the Greater Kruger National Park, Balule Nature Reserve section, where Africa remains unspoiled. Ezulwini prides itself on being able to offer an exceptional African setting, indigenous fauna and flora as well...
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Billy's Lodge & River Lodge, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
16,8 km to Hoedspruit Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We (3 generations of our family) stayed at both the River Lodge and Billy's Lodge. The accommodations were lovely and comfortable; the meals, with 3 choices for each, were outstanding; the service was first-rate. Ange, the hostess at the River Lodge, was an incredible font...More

Thank sjalfred4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we stepped onto the property until the moment we left, we found every aspect of our stay to be incredible. The facilities are gorgeous, the staff is kind and helpful, and the drivers/trackers are incredibly knowledgeable about the birds and animals. This...More

2  Thank juliesullivan94
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Saw the Big 5 and so much more. Staff are incredible and willing to do anything to make you stay most memorable. Great food, three times a day and a well stocked bar. Loved having coffee and sundowners in the bush during the game drives....More

1  Thank scubadav
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The Ezulwini staff really pays attention and does a wonderful job of enhancing one’s experience! Example: I didn’t order dessert the first two dinners....wanted to feel well during the entire trip and sugar makes me feel pretty crummy. The third night fresh fruit was one...More

3  Thank Marcy R
Reviewed 23 April 2018

I have been fortunate enough to travel to a lot of amazing destinations, but my safari experience at Ezulwini was the first time, EVER, that I did not want to go home. The owner Laurence explained over wine in his magnificent wine cellar at Billy's...More

2  Thank Shelly R
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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$777 - US$1 684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$777 - US$1 684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (376)
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Pool & Beach (18)
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Connie H
21 February 2018|
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Response from 45frances |
Hi Connie - I believe that your questions have been answered by the lodge. However, if there is anything else that you need to know just touch base with your usual contact.
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FIRPortElizabeth
21 November 2017|
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Response from Teresa S | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your booking at Ezulwini River Lodge. I am happy to let you know that our renovations and upgrades should be completed by the middle of December and will not affect your stay in January. Please let us... More
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Annie055
19 September 2017|
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Response from Teresa S | Property representative |
Hello Annie Some of our guests like to change for dinner, and you are welcome to wear whatever you find comfortable. In summer we recommend cotton clothing - shorts, dresses, light trousers, T shirts and sandals during the... More
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"If you can afford it the upgrades are worth it. Otherwise the standard rooms are terrific too."
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"Go for the upgrade at River Lodge!"
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"Get a suite."
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"Every room is a separate hut with full bathroom and in close proximity to the main lodge area."
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