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Amakhala Game Reserve
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We went as a family and thought the accommodation was comfortable. The staff were on hand to sort out any problems. We had a knowledgable driver and saw most of the game. Unfortunately it was raining on one of the two days but the ranger still made every attempt to show us as much as possible. The food was excellent....

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything was great: rooms, Management, ranger, Game drives, etc Room for improvement: Service at breakfast and dinner was good but not perfect, dinner was good but not exceptional Would go there again anytime!

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south wales
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in 25000 acres of wild landscape , the main lodge is quite a special sight on arrival and all there gave us a fine welcome. The staff throughout were smiling and helpful - even in the early hours when the game drives set off ! Food - a nice variety , very good. Wines - some of my favourites....

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100roaringlions, Owner at Hlosi Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. It is such a pleasure providing the best safari experience we can for our guests and we will most certainly pass on your many thanks to our team. We're so happy to have been the highlight of your holiday! We look forward to your next visit!...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a truly wonderful time at Hlosi. We were accommodated in one of the lodges with our own verandha. The lodge was very cool in the heat of the day which made a welcome change. The food in the main lodge was very good and the staff were most attentive. Our game drives were organised by Megan, our ranger...

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100roaringlions, Owner at Hlosi Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of Hlosi Game Lodge! We're thrilled to hear you chose our smaller, intimate safari experience. The Amakhala is very close to our hearts and we love sharing it with our guests. It sounds like you had some fantastic sightings while you were here! We will certainly...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at Hlosi Game Lodge in the Amakhala Game Reserve was definitely one of the best experiences we had. We stayed there for 2 nights in our own bungalow. One big bedroom for my parents and a smaller bedroom for me (27yo). Everything was absolutely great. we had a very warm welcome and it is very clean, modern and...

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100roaringlions, Owner at Hlosi Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Tobias, What a lovely and descriptive review, thank you so much for writing it! It makes us extremely happy to hear back from our guests and we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay. It sounds like you had such a great experience! We'll pass on your compliments to Jona and the rest of the Hlosi team. All...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place we arrived and were greeted with glass of wine and slowness around. the lodge then brought to our luxurious. tent with all mod cons even an outdoor shower the tent had great views and we saw a pack of zebra pass by as we lay on the comfy bed We wee On safari with a great Ranger who...

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100roaringlions, Owner at Hlosi Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Hlosi so much! Thank you for writing such a lovely review. We will certainly pass on your kind words to our team. We're so glad to hear that you had some great Zebra sightings! We very much look forward to welcoming you back. All the best until...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time on a game drive. NOt sure what to expect, Hlosi was amazing.All staff were friendly, helpful and courteous.NOthing was too much trouble. Our bungalow, beside the waterhole Gave us an up close encounter With zebra s and buffaloes And was very comfortable. Food was excellent and catered for a variety of tastes. Our ranger was well informed and...

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100roaringlions, Owner at Hlosi Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We aim to capture the very essence of an African safari and our team works hard to create a memorable experience for each of our guests. That being said we're so happy you chose Hlosi for your first safari experience, and so very pleased you found the experience super! We agree, three nights is...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a thoroughly enjoyable two nights at the Hlosi Game Lodge. While initially a little apprehensive about staying in 'tents' we were pleasantly surprised at the luxurious, spacious accommodation this entailed. It was fabulous. With delicious food including extensive breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner we weren't hungry when going on the 3 hour morning and...

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100roaringlions, Owner at Hlosi Game Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Caroline, thanks for the lovely review! We're really glad to hear you and your husband enjoyed staying in our luxury tents. They have been an exciting addition to our lodge and it's wonderful to hear such positive feedback. It sounds like you has some great viewings with Lucky, he is a very talented ranger and it's such a wonderful...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Hlosi with our two children aged 3 and 6. It was simply outstanding. The safari was spectacular and our terrific guide Roan took our children on a three hour tracking expedition which they are still talking about now. Thank you so much for this experience!!

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100roaringlions, Owner at Hlosi Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review! Roan will be just thrilled to hear your children are still talking about their expedition. We're really happy to be one of only a few family friendly safari accommodations in the area and really enjoy hosting the family safari experience. We hope you all left with a lifetime of memories and hope to welcome...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the drive in is something else dirt road and then off road to HLOSI reception our poor little car just made it over some of the holes we were welcomed and shown all around the main complex and then drive to one of the new tents wow fabulous inside and the view outside was fantastic had a rest lunch afternoon...

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100roaringlions, Owner at Hlosi Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful review! We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It is much appreciated to hear your excellent feedback. It is such a wonderful privilege to be situated in the bush as we are and we are so blessed to be able to share it with our guests. Please be sure...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hlosi Game Lodge Offers 4-Star Family-Friendly Safari Trips In The 7 500 ha Malaria-Free Amakhala Game Reserve, Eastern Cape South Africa. Hlosi Game Lodge is a small 6-room game lodge in Addo, near the city of Port Elizabeth offering rich wild life game-viewing and luxurious game lodge accommodation for the whole family. Our six suites lie along a gentle curve of hill above a river plain, and offer wide-open views from your private deck. The main lodge includes elegant lounge and dining areas, and a hard-to-leave bar overlooking the swimming pool and waterhole. With only six suites, Hlosi offers a unique, intimate safari trip with personal game viewing experiences. We're privileged to be able to share our love for conservation, food and life with you. Our four double suites and two 2-roomed family suites may also be booked exclusively as an intimate venue for small team-building events, conferences and weddings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hlosi Game Lodge

Address: R342 Landman Road | Off N2, between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, Amakhala Game Reserve 6070, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Amakhala Game Reserve
Price Range: €383 - €816 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hlosi Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Your own breathing and the birds are the loudest things .....”
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“Go for a lodge as the tents were cold at night and in the early mornings”
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“Worth going for a cottage rather than a tent.”
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