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    Emdoneni Lodge

    District Road 123 | Bushlands, Hluhluwe, South Africa
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    “cat sanctuary” (12 reviews)
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    Reviewed 25 June 2016

    We did a 1 hour private tour at Emdodeni and totally loved this on our way to St Lucia. What a way to meet some of the wild cats of Africa. No rush at all with each cat but professionally handled by our guides. We...More

    Thank Catz T
    Response from Lodge-Owners, Owner at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 26 June 2016

    Hi Catz; thank you for your kind review and for the beautiful pictures you submitted. We are so glad that you had a good experience at our Cat Project. Wishing you well.

    Reviewed 19 June 2016

    We stayed here for two nights during their winter and only one other room was rented out so it was very quiet. Staff were amazing, we had an issue with the toilet but it was promptly repaired. Food was great! Breakfast plentiful and tasty. Lovely...More

    Thank heatherquick
    Response from Lodge-Owners, Owner at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 20 June 2016

    Dear Heather. Thank you for your review. We thank you for choosing to stay with us and we are are delighted that your stay was a memorable one. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

    Reviewed 3 June 2016

    Lovely lodge to stay at. We interacted with 2 cheetahs a serval and a black footed cat. The Room was nice and clean and comfortable. The Staff was friendly and helpful. Food was very nice and catered for your needs.

    1  Thank Maria R
    Response from Lodge-Owners, Owner at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 6 June 2016

    Hi Maria, thank you for a giving us a 5 star rating. We are humbled by your kind words and happy to learn that you had an overall good experience at the lodge. Hope to welcome you back soon.

    Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

    Quaint and rustic with neatness and cleanliness a requirement by the owners. No TV, no phone in room, but they have wi-fi so. It is perfect!!. Candies on the pillow, nice welcoming notes to read, and a buffet that is all home made food. It...More

    1  Thank JanieK0213
    Response from AmpleMedia, Owner at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 3 June 2016

    Hi Janie. Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are so happy to learn that you felt spoiled and well looked after, at the Emdoneni Lodge. We love that you love it! Hope to see you again in the near...More

    Reviewed 1 June 2016

    I brought three international guests with me and they loved every minute of their stay. The interaction with the cheetahs as well as the knowledge that the rangers - Jerry and Dumisane - had of all the cats was excellent and much was learnt. The...More

    1  Thank debbieannkirkwood
    Response from Lodge-Owners, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 2 June 2016

    Hi Debbie. Great to hear that you and your guests had a good time at the lodge and cat project and that you will be returning for another stay. Your compliments on the rangers and chef will be shared with them, we are very proud...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Internet
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$137 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 44
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    Response from LJG1011 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Becky, I did not pay extra for the personal interaction, and rolling on the grass with Summer and Raine. It was a thrill I'm glad to have experienced, especially with Gerry getting it all on video. While there was no... More
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