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    Thanda Safari Lodge

    P450 Bayala Hluhluwe | KwaZulu Natal, 3915, South Africa
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    • Excellent86%
    • Very good9%
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    “the reserve” (47 reviews)
    “plunge pool” (25 reviews)
    “game drives” (91 reviews)
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    Reviewed 14 December 2016

    This was our first safari and was very excited. From the moment we arrived the experience was faultless. We were welcomed with a drink and met the staff. Our bags were taken to our tent and we were escorted to our room. This is 5...More

    1  Thank PeteandAly
    Reviewed 1 December 2016

    At 84 and 77 our family and friends either thought we were mad spending three nights in a tent, or, thought we were adventurous. After seeing all the photos and listening to our experiences, we soon gained their respect. Flying from England to Jo-berg, Jo-berg...More

    3  Thank surfonsun
    Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

    I have had the privilege of Visiting Thanda twice, once staying at the Main Villa the other time at the Lodge. All I can say is WOW. Words simply don't do this place justice. From the most amazing staff, Trackers, chefs etc to the most...More

    Thank JohnB522018
    Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

    I recently visited Thanda with my cousin. We stayed in Thanda's Jabula tented camp and had a very pleasant experience. The staff were welcoming and attentive from the moment that we arrived. We were met at the gate by our guide Themba in a Range...More

    Thank Kim D
    Response from ThandaSa, Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 17 November 2016

    Thank you for your review We are very happy to hear your were "Thandarised" and that you have taken special memories back with you. Our tented camp provides an authentic "Out of Africa "experience. Thanda prides itself with its amazing staff , food and service...More

    Reviewed 4 November 2016

    Spent 3 nights at the Lodge with a couple of friends. Were a bit disappointed with a lack of atmosphere at times. Eric, the Manager, was very friendly and helpful and ensured he knew guests' names and joked with guests when appropriate, but the rest...More

    Thank APOLLO1991
    Response from ThandaSa, Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 10 November 2016

    Thank you for the review. I am glad you got to experience the elephants and buffalo's at the lodge waterhole as well as the elephant drinking from your pool, those are very special memories to take home with you. I am glad that Eric was...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$561 - US$1,783 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Thanda Private Game Reserve
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    • Thanda Private Game Reserve Hotel Hluhluwe
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    Sezzy78
    23 August 2017|
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    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Good Day Sezzy78, WiFi is available at Thanda Safari Lodge in all public areas and in the Bush Suites but can be intermittent depending on the weather. Electrical appliances such as Hairdryers (we have these in the suites... More
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    Jang53
    5 August 2017|
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    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Good Evening, The rates include accommodation, three meals per day, two game drives per day as well as selected local beverages. Thank you for your interest in Thanda. Best Regards, Lara Soldat Reservations and Yield Manager
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    19 January 2017|
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    Dear Anne Firstly I would like to apologise for the delay with this response and I do hope that you do not take this as a reflection on the property. I would like to assure you that Thanda Safari is the perfect place for... More
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    "If you go for 4 days, stay two nights in the tents and two in the lodge."
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    "All great and strategically placed for privacy"
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