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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Quaint lodge in the bush. Value for money for the low budget traveller. We got an upgrade to lager rooms because the lodge was fairly empty. Both the dinner and breakfast was reasonably good. The signs to find the lodge was very poor and difficult to find because of it's off the beaten track.

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Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We booked this lodge because the photos showed the character of the place and the price was affordable.Upon check in we were greeted by a very friendly staff as well as the owners of the lodge and taken to our room. We booked in the family cottage and on entry found a beautiful arrangement of flowers on the bed spelling...

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Mauritius
Reviewed 8 September 2013

We weren't quite sure what to expect but were pleasantly surprised. The staff were very friendly and helpful. "Nelson" the resident cat made us feel at home! Accommodation is rather rustic but very clean and comfortable. Sitting around the fire in the Boma while waiting for dinner to be served was quite special. Breakfasts and dinners were tasty and of...

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Thank Belinda R
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Beautiful place, tropical garden with scattered simple huts, a bar/restaurant and little pool. We had the family house, lovely prepared with flowers all over. Tours offered are expensive compared to the place itself.

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Chimoio
Reviewed 4 August 2013

This turned out to be an excellent base for touring the area around Hluhluwe. The chalets are very comfortable and management makes efforts with small touches (eg flowers on the beds) to raise the standard beyond what might be expected in this price range. The young staff team was excellent – welcoming, efficient and helpful. Although we made good use...

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Thank MozEcoTours
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Excellent place, very friendly staff, we had a great stay! Highly recommended! We rented a car at the airport of Durban. It was a 3 hour drive. The Hluhluwe safaripark was a great experience. Also other parks were nearby and very nice to visit, e.g. a boat tour in st Lucia.

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Thank Gert S
Richards Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 25 July 2013

All the staff members hospitality was so grate that i would surely call again. They made me feel a warm anvironment and comfort. The prices at the Bar were so much reasonable and the staff keeps us welcome. A very good understanding from the Staff incluiding the owner.

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Very helpful staff member that attended to us wen we arrived his name was martin and during stay everything we need was at hand mattress in room was not very comfy and the mosquito net did not serve its purpose

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2013

We had a great experience in Wildbee Ecolodge! Nice, clean accommodation with all facilities in place and some personal touch as well. Great location for exploring game reserves and parks: Hluhluwe-Umfolozi, Isimangaliso Wetlands and UMkhuze all within easy reach. And most importantly: great staff! Helpful, hospitable and smiling - real pleasure to be hosted by you!

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Durban
Reviewed 5 May 2013

We really enjoyed our 3 night stay at Wildebees. The place is different from other accommodation I looked at in St Lucia for example. You really had the feeling of being far away from the city/town.The staff were wonderful, very helpful and accommodating. The dinner we had on the Saturday was delicious. We used the communal kitchen for all other...

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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a lush tropical garden, Wildebees ecolodge offers cottage accommodation and a lagoon-style pool framed by palm shrubs. Wildebees is part of the UNESCO-protected Greater iSimangaliso Wetlands Park. Wildebees Ecolodge features an outdoor restaurant with a charming bonfire. Guests can enjoy local and international cuisine under the stars, while enjoying the sounds of the African bush. The lodge also offers a garden lounge bar, and a barbecue area to prepare a traditional South African braai. Before heading out to explore the region, guests can request a packed lunch. The thatched accommodation of the Ecolodge is surrounded by large trees and flowering shrubs. It is decorated in rustic style, with wooden furniture and mosquito nets. We are proud to offer you the difference, this is not only noticed by our personal service, relaxed atmosphere and value for money accommodation, but it also includes our measures to conserve the environment and sustain the well-being of local people with our ecolabel projects. Wildebees ecolodge is owner managed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wildebees Ecolodge

Address: False Bay Road C20 (D540), Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $63 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wildebees Ecolodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms we saw were about the same age, size and its a quiet, very quiet place”
 of 5 bubbles JimW14, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“We had chalet 10 (with double bed and full bathroom), coffee/tea facilities and lovely outside seating area and chalet 6 (twin bedroom with shower en suite). Can recommend both these rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 372janet, 25 Sep 2012 | Read review
“We had no 4 and that was next to the community kitchen and close enough to the Dining and Bar areas. We had no complaints.”
 of 5 bubbles EstelleRussell, 25 Jun 2012 | Read review
“If you are coming with a fam, ask for lodge nr 15.”
 of 5 bubbles Blubd, 6 May 2012 | Read review
“Second floor in the family room is perfect for children.”
 of 5 bubbles BurkiThai, 12 Jan 2012 | Read review
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