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East Syracuse, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Clean rooms, good food and wonderful grounds for walking. We were there two different nights and enjoyed each visit. The resident dogs and peacocks were friendly and fun. A sudden thunderstorm added dynamic views and excitement. Friendly staff and good food made the.

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South Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Zulu Nyala Game Lodge exceeded all my expectations! Most people here bought this trip at at charity auction as did us, so I was weary. We ended up staying 5 nights and wished we had stayed longer! We travelled mid May which was perfect weather...cold mornings (bring layers and a warm hat would be nice) and beautiful afternoons! We made... More 

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Colorado
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the resort in the beginning of November. We had purchased the trip as part of a charitable auction. It was a great opportunity to meet like minded individuals. The lodge had a driver meet us at our hotel in Durban and drove us 3 hours to the lodge. We were warmly greeted and showed to our rooms. We... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we stepped into the airport arrivals area and were met by a Zulu Nyala driver, this week was about as perfect as it could get, thanks to the staff, facilities, and program at Zulu Nyala game reserve. We opted to stay in the Safari Game Lodge, which is within the game reserve itself. (The other two lodging... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

three hour drive outside Durban consists of 3 lodges. The Game Lodge / Heritage Safari Lodge / Tented Camp. The last two are in the same complex. The Tented Camp is misnamed - it is 'gorgeous' - made of concrete , beautiful wood pillars / a log cabin look on the inside and then covered with canvas on the outside.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was most impressed with the reserve and the guides that so graciously provided our daily tours. They all genuinely care for the animals and take great pride in the land and their work. The Lodge itself is beautiful although the staff was not quite as friendly, just polite. One thing to note if you are traveling during the winter... More 

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Vallejo, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the rare trip that exceeded all hopes and expectations. We read up on reviews before booking and opted to stay for the first half in a Hemingway Tent. We paid extra for a tent upgrade and stayed in #22 and I am so glad we did. First, know that this is in NO WAY camping. Our tent had... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were for 4 of us traveling and lodge picked us up from the airport without a hitch. We enjoyed meeting other travels staying at the lodge and had a nice ride to Hluhluwe. We arrived and were greeted with a warm welcome, and they had us in our rooms within 30 minutes. The Lodge is spread out, and they... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spend 6 days at Zulu Nyala recently splitting our time Hemingway Tents and the Game lodge. This review is focused on the Game lodge. We were with a large group ~24 people, all of whom purchased their safari package through charity auctions. Our accommodations were excellent having randomly drawn room #20 which is large and beautifully decorated. This is... More 

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Grass Valley, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The best thing about this lodge was our game driver, Ruan. He was very knowledgeable and knew where to find the animals. Ruan has an easy and infectious laugh that made him a joy to be around. He clearly loves his job. I highly recommend him. Traveling with the same folks on the game drives was very nice; a good... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An entrancing experience in a unique wilderness area. Zulu Nyala Private Game Reserve provides a unique bush experience in the heart of one of South Africa’s most diverse conservation regions. Nestled between the wilderness reserves of Mkuze, Hluhluwe and St Lucia, this lush stretch of paradise is home to a wide variety of game, from the majestic elephant to rhino, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, the shy and beautiful Nyala buck that is endemic to the region and the secretive leopard. ... more   less 

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Address: Msinene Rd, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Hotel Class:4 star — Zulu Nyala Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 52
Also Known As:
Zulu Nyala Game Hotel Hluhluwe
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“Room 10 was very comfortable and spacious. It was close enough to the pool, but being on a lower level, avoided any excessive noise.”
 of 5 bubbles coranch, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are larger, have larger patios, and better views.”
 of 5 bubbles 702terryb, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“These are game lodges and I have included three lodges and one manor in my review.”
 of 5 bubbles janetr55, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 at the Game Lodge has 180 degree view. Room 52 was an upgrade for size and privacy with great view of the canyon.”
 of 5 bubbles JenAndAlec, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view (near the pool). Some of the rooms are on the interior of the complex.”
 of 5 bubbles jkjp2016, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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