Wonderful experience here, being taken to see the animals in rehabilitation and stroking the cheetah. Extremely professional guide, giving much information on the animals. The bedroom was small but beautifully clean and maintained. You could see zebras and antelope wandering around from the windows, and listen to the birds.
The main part of the lodge, eating and lounge areas were great. Very relaxing, the food was excellent and the staff extremely attentive. Well done to the manageress who looked after us so well to make us feel welcome there. We spent the day walking the trails in there and seeing the wild animals, and the beautiful birds around.
A nice looking hotel but perhaps in need of a little upkeep. There was paint off the ceiling on the shelves in the bathroom and it apeared a little tired. Buffet evening meal was nice, other than it was served from the other side of the pool outside when we wree dining inside. No staff in the rtestaurant, so took us a while to work out what was happening and the hotel forgot to charge us for it (although we owned up in the morning!).
Were very helpful and obliging in the morning as we were leaving early and they organised us a breakfast to take, but again, checking out took quite some time.
Not a bad experience by any means, but could have been so much better by paying more attention to basics.
Mister B from UK
Hluhluwe Hotel and Safaris is set in the heart of the Kingdom of the Zulu and the beautiful untamed Elephant Coast in KwaZulu …More
The hotel has Eco cabins in a closed area. No aircon, no tv. Beds with mosquito nets.
Shower and toilet have no door and only a curtain which was very inconvenient.
The hotel is near a reserve and getting there included a bumpy 20 minute drive in a no light un paived road.
Nearest town was 30 minutes away.
On the way to the hotel we saw monkeys, hog's, impalas, zebraz and giraffs
The herd of 23 Elephants turned up on que at the waterhole for their evening sundowner. The 5 cheetahs were easily found. The rooms were pleasant, the dining staff very friendly and the hotel was easily located off the main highway.
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