LEOPARD MOUNTAIN GAME LODGE IS TRUELY AN IDEAL EXPERIENCE. MY WIFE AND I, BEING BOTH NEWLY QUALIFIED GAME RANGERS OURSELVES, SPEND TWO NIGHTS IN THIS WONDERFUL LODGE. EVERY ASPECT OF OUR STAY WAS TRUELY EXCEPTIONAL. FROM THE FRONT OF HOUSE STAFF (MATT) TO OUR GUIDES (H AND ALDEN) WHO WERE FRIENDLY, PROFESSIONAL AND FUN TO THE SUPERB ACCOMMODATION AND LODGE ITSELF. OUR DRIVES, EVEN DESPITE RAIN, WERE ACTION PACKED, VERY INFORMATIVE AND WERE REALLY FIRST CLASS. I WOULD GENUINELY AND FULLY RECOMMEND THIS WONDERFUL LODGE NOT ONLY FOR THE GAME AND WILDLIFE VIEWING, BUT ALSO FOR THE QUALITY OF STAFF AND ACCOMMODATION. THIS COMBINATION WAS TRUELY EXCEPTIONAL AND I CANNOT THINK OF ONE ASPECT OF OUR TRIP THAT COULD BE IMPROVED UPON.
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.
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
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