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Umkhumbi Lodge

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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Welcoming, friendly staff; the atmosphere seemed like a quiet, relaxing, forest getaway. Their meals prepared, especially dinners, were always different & delicious!! The location of Umkhumbi was central in North KZN, allowing for us to explore a different area every day, visiting St Lucia, Hluhluwe,...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2015

Our family of 12 (3 families with 2 kids each) had the time of our lives at Umkhumbi. Not fancy, but warm, friendly, comfortable accommodations. Helpful, caring, cool staff. And the food....We are a difficult bunch to feed- some are gluten free, we have picky...More

Thank R7913GWdebbied
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Our family of 12 stayed with here for 7 nights. Anton and Emma built us a ridiculously fun itinerary that included the safari & wetland parks as well as a 2 night stay at their other property near Kosi Bay. The staff, service & food...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2015

My husband and I traveled to Hluhluwe and stayed at Umkhumbi for 2 nights. The rooms are neat and clean (no wifi but you don't go to the bush for internet). The staff were amazing, and warm all round; especially with Ntombi (the waitress) being...More

Thank Charne D
Response from Wetland-Park-Group, Manager at Umkhumbi LodgeResponded 9 February 2016

We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Thanks very much for your review.

Reviewed 15 February 2015

Problem with this lodge is that its not inside a game reserve. You have to drive to one (closest is 30minutes away) and unless you booked a gamedrive in advance, you are on your own with this.... Good qualities: very friendly staff, large clean rooms...More

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Response from Wetland-Park-Group, Owner at Umkhumbi LodgeResponded 17 February 2015

Many thanks for your review of both the things you liked and those you didn’t, I just want to make a few comments: We are on a 20Ha nature reserve with walking trails and lots of small game species including Nyala, Duiker, Suni and Serval...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
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US$175 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$175 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"We had house number 2 - great - but also the others did not look worse."
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"4b was perfect... close to restaurant and bar.... but far enough not to be disturbed by those facilities"
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"No problem with privacy as the rooms are all single story and individually set in the reserve."
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"All rooms are spacious with air-conditioning."
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