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    Isibindi Zulu Lodge

    52 Osborn Road | Isibindi Eco Reserve, Rorke's Drift, South Africa
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    Reviewed 3 April 2017

    My husband and I stayed for 2 nights at Isibindi and we cannot say enough good things about the experience. Bruce the manager and the staff were great- he spent time chatting to us and other guests and was very interesting. The zulu dancing was...More

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    Response from IsibindiAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Isibindi Zulu LodgeResponded 4 April 2017

    Dear vodkatwister100 Thank you for taking time to write a review on your stay at Isibindi Zulu Lodge. We are so delighted that you so enjoyed your stay with us and that your husbands boyhood dream was all and more than he "dreamed" about. We...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2017

    We spent 7th to 9th Feb 2017 two days at the isibindi Zulu Lodge. Very nice location with great accomodation for max 12 people (6 separate rondavels). Nicole and Marnus are great hosts and offer together with their staff excellent service. Princess ... their cook...More

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    Response from IsibindiAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Isibindi Zulu LodgeResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear Mario T, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on your stay with us at Isibindi Zulu Lodge. We have conveyed your compliments to our queen of the kitchen, Princess. We do so love to hear that you so enjoyed your...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2017

    Given that Kwa Zulu land is renowned for its wonderfu views it was disappointing to find Isibindi tucked in to the forest with no views. We found this claustrophobic! Otherwise it was charming wiht helpful and cheerful service.More

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    Response from IsibindiAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Isibindi Zulu LodgeResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear 291susani, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us and we are so thrilled that you so enjoyed the charming and helpful service. We are surprised at your comments regarding the lack of views as the spectacular...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    What a gem! Everything about this beautiful lodge was perfect, from the beehive -shaped individual lodges, to the picnic on the reserve watched by giraffe and zebra. Plenty to do on site plus the opportunity to spend evocative day seeing the sheer scale of Isandlwana...More

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    Response from DWilson1205, Marketing Assistant at Isibindi Zulu LodgeResponded 20 February 2017

    Hi There, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. The Battlefield area is very special steeped in history and what better way than to spend it at Isibindi Zulu Lodge. We are thrilled you had such a wonderful time.

    Reviewed 6 February 2017

    Quite tucked away, but the directions provided were excellent. The actual game drive was disappointing with a lack of game to find. All staff really friendly and helpful and the accommodation was well kept. The Zulu evening was excellent with the local children putting on...More

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    Response from DWilson1205, Marketing Assistant at Isibindi Zulu LodgeResponded 9 February 2017

    So glad you enjoyed your stay and especially the cultural experiences. Isibindi Zulu Lodge has Plains Game, so unfortunately you will not find the big 5 there. We suggest you visit Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge in Hluhluwe iMfolozi, perhaps this will give you the game...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast Available
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$338 - US$373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Rorke's Drift
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    Please contact +27 35 474 1473 to book a guide. Our reservations manager will be able to give you the latest prices on guides.
    Room Tips
    "If walking on rough paths is a problem ask for the closest room."
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    "There are only 6 huts and each of them has a stunning view across the bush. They are all very private thanks..."
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