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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice and quiet with a pleasant pool and close to some interesting game reserves welcomed by Llewelyn who was most helpfull and informative - very friendly place - the owners couldn"t do enough for us - highly recommended

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed over night whilst visiting the Hluhulwe/Imfolozi game reserve as the accommodation within the reserve is dire. We were welcomed by a very friendly Lewelyn you showed us around the guest house and to our room. Self catering unit is very well equipped with own braai area. Plenty of space for 6 adults, secure parking. Rooms are very well kept...

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Montanaro, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a tripple room with pool view but when we got there they gave us one main bedroom and a second smallerone. The appartment should have had two bathrooms but we only had the one to share because one portion of the tripple room was rented to someone else. Not good as we were a party of 4 adults....

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Maralize P, Owner at Ama Zulu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for the review on ama zulu guesthouse I would like to add to your review that the room you have booked is the family suite that have 2 seperate bedrooms and one shared bathroom. There is also a kitchenette inside the room with a seperate bathroom and toilet. I appologies for any inconviece on your stay...

Potsdam, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was both Maralize and Llewelyn who ensured we spend 9 wonderful days and nights at the guesthouse. You can see how much the care about their guest having a wonderful stay by all the attention to details. That and the great location not far from many different parks and the ocean made us even extend our stay. :-)

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent value for money, Room was lovely and very comfortable. Host very welcoming, great breakfast, great location for visiting Imfolozi and Hluhluwe. A very enjoyable place to stay, welcomed with a glass of sherry which we sat and drank in the garden.

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Underberg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice area with pool, private parking, secure parking, very good service, large appt but with few equipment needing to be change because they y are old. A little far from the sea or the lagune . In général, good value for famille.

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Sankt Gallenkirch, Austria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The village itself is nothing special. There are almost no restaurants. Although there's a nice Braai place at the accomodation. During our stay it was chilly at night so we were not able to use the Braai :-( Our room (the family room) was perfectly furnished. Nice beddings, fridge with fresh water and milk, microwave and a good shower (bathroom)....

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Venlo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay in hluhluwe. Eleanor who was replacing the owner was very helpful. After closing time of the local supermarket she called the shop owner to reopen and arranged us some nice braai groceries.

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Durban
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed for one night on our way through the park. We were greeted warmly and made to feel very welcome. The established as whole looks clean and inviting. The take away breakfast for early leavers to the park was great. We will definitely be back!

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Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Owners not very focused. A lot iof noise late in night just in front of our room. No owner awaken when we left at about 9 am. Could be much better in terms of attention paid to customers. Breakfast was good.

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Maralize P, Owner at Ama Zulu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for your review on your stay with us. We take all reviews as positve and improve were we can The noice factor infront off your room I do appologies for any inconvience We notify all our guests to relax and have a good time but bare in mind that there is other guests here aswell. Upon...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ama Zulu Guesthouse is set in the heart of Hluhluwe and the beautiful untamed Elephant Coast in KwaZulu Natal. This newly renovated house offers guests comfortable accommodation in a relaxing atmosphere at affordable rates. The taste fully furnished and decorated bedrooms all have private entrances, en-suite bathrooms and are equipped with coffee and tea making facilities, bar fridge and colour TV with M-Net. A Continental and full English Breakfast is served daily. Dinners on request. Guests are welcome to relax in the courtyard or at the pool area and enjoy the fresh air and sunny skies. Braai/ barbeque facilities are available! Laundry service available! Children welcome! This Guesthouse greatest asset is it's location ideally situated between the world renowned Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve and the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park. Where the untamed wildlife and marine reserves meet creating an eco-system of unparalleled bio-diversity. Ama Zulu Guesthouse is also within easy reach of Sodwana Bay, St Lucia, Cape Vidal, Lake Sibaya, Mkuze Game Reserve, as well as Ndumo Game Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park and Lake Josini. The "umHluhluwe Safaris" arranges three, six and nine hour safaris into the game reserve. Champagne breakfasts, bush braai's, lunch packs as well as picnics in the Park can also be arranged on request. Qualified field guides will take you on safari in comfortable, modern open game drive vehicles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ama Zulu Guesthouse

Address: 70 Nyala Street | Hluhluwe, Hluhluwe 3950, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $67 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ama Zulu Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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