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Overview of Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
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Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

4 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHluhluwe–Imfolozi Park5 min walk
    Popular LocationCentenary Centre54 min drive
    AirportHluhluwe (HLW)93 min drive
    Popular LocationEmdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre100 min drive

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No guest room rating
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  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

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5/5 guest room rating
  • 323 sq ft
  • Valley view
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  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Room (Safari 5)

5/5 guest room rating
  • 291 sq ft
  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

About this area


Located in Hlabisa, Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge is in a rural area and in a national park. Local points of interest include Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park - 5 min walk
  • Centenary Centre - 54 min drive
  • Zululand Rhino Reserve - 74 min drive
  • Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre - 100 min drive
  • False Bay Park - 110 min drive

About this property

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

4-star lodge, walk to Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are available at this lodge. Free full breakfast and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a conference centre, WiFi in public areas and spa services. All 16 rooms offer minibars, coffee makers and electric kettles. Free bottled water and safes are also available to guests.
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge offers 16 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Coffee/tea makers and minibars are provided. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.
Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (ZAR 80.00 per stay)

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Game/wildlife drives
  • Game/wildlife viewing
  • Outdoor pool
  • Safari
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool


  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Conference centre


  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace


  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding


  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar


  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

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The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



Check-in from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: ZAR 80 per person, per night.
  • Resort fee: ZAR 240.00 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: ZAR 80.00 per stay (rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge Hluhluwe
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge
Rhino Ridge Safari Hluhluwe
Rhino Ridge Safari
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge Hlabisa
Rhino Ridge Safari Hlabisa
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge Lodge
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge Hlabisa
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge Lodge Hlabisa

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge?
Check-in is from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge located?
Situated in a national park, this lodge is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park and 23.5 mi (37.8 km) from Centenary Centre.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 28 out of 34 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 34 reviews
4 - Good 15%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 34 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 34 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 34 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fabulous spot in Hluhluwe!
Beautiful eco lodge with understated luxury, fabulous food, an amazing guide SIMO! and a good safari experience. We had a wonderful time. Thank you
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful lodge in great location
Wonderful lodge with high level of service in very nice location!! The price is at the high end, however we did feel that we got lots of value for money so it was definitely worth it! We can only recommend this great place :)

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Incredible experience, and we are just waiting to return again for another visit!
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2018

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