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    Umkhumbi Lodge

    R22, next to Kuleni Game Park, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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    Overview
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    Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

    Has a perfect mixture between luxury lodge and African home. Staff are very friendly and professional. The pub deck area has an exquisite view of the African sunset. Top marks! The Hluhluwe game reserve is only 30 min drive. Lake St Lucia is only 10...More

    Thank David S
    Response from Wetland-Park-Group, Owner at Umkhumbi LodgeResponded 16 August 2016

    Hi David, thanks very much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and it was a pleasure to have you here.

    Reviewed 12 August 2016

    Umkhumbi Lodge is the getaway from the fast paced world we live in. It is run by a small team of fabulous people. Nothing is too much trouble. The rooms, food and privacy are all first class. You never know what wildlife will appear outside...More

    Thank sheilahgooden
    Response from Wetland-Park-Group, Owner at Umkhumbi LodgeResponded 16 August 2016

    Hi Sheila. Thanks so much for taking the time to review. Very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again sometime. Anton

    Reviewed 10 April 2016

    Why stay in a regular hotel when you can stay at Umkhumbi? They have some game (including the red duiker the lodge is named after) right on sight as well as a variety of butterfly and birds. The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable (they...More

    1  Thank Paula S
    Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

    Excellent. Absolutely excellent. Stunning! Awesome... Words can't describe this place. The wildlife, the food, the views, the weather... All epic! I will be going back very soon :) We stayed here for one week... Not long enough. The bush is amazing and the whole atmosphere...More

    1  Thank Steven B
    Reviewed 6 February 2016

    We stayed at this lodged as part of a birding trip. It was extremely hot when we arrived and were glad of the air conditioning in the room. The swimming pool, whilst small, was also greatly appreciated. It is a bit of a mission getting...More

    Thank Duncan W
    Response from Wetland-Park-Group, Manager at Umkhumbi LodgeResponded 9 February 2016

    Hi Duncan, thanks very much for taking the time to review Umkhumbi. We really appreciate it. Just a note to readers: WiFi is available at the reception area and is free. Staff are on hand to transport your bags between the parking area and your...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$154 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
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    • Hluhluwe
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    Room Tips
    "4b was perfect... close to restaurant and bar.... but far enough not to be disturbed by those facilities"
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    "No problem with privacy as the rooms are all single story and individually set in the reserve."
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    "All rooms are spacious with air-conditioning."
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    "All our rooms were great"
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