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Following the 2015 voting period, Emdoneni Lodge has won: Global Winner in the Luxury Game Lodge category of the World Luxury Hotel Awards. If you ever dreamt of getting close to nature, interacting with cats like ...MoreCheetah, Emdoneni Lodge is the place to visit!Located in the heart of Zululand lies Emdoneni Lodge. The lodge offers unique opportunities for the visitor, as you get up close and personal with local wildlife. From sitting by the pool watching Zebra, Nyala, duiker and impala in their natural Sand Forest habitat, to coming face to face with Cheetah, Serval, Caracal and African Wild Cats at the Cat Sanctuary! Air-conditioned, en-suite rooms allow you to escape the heat of the day, and in the evenings you have a variety of meals to choose from at the buffet restaurant. Dinner in the Boma adds a different atmosphere as you eat under the African night sky, and get a glimpse into one of South Africa's great cultures with our Zulu dancers. Less
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Two nights here in a round cottage split into two separate units. Very clean and comfortable. This is a get away place, no TV or WiFi or phones in unit. Your wake up call is someone knocking on the door! We didn't miss the absence...More
I recently took a group of six up to Hluhluwe on Safari.
we had some dissapointing meals on our first few nights at an Unnamed hotel.
Emdoneni suprised me . i did not expect such superb steak. all my guest were also blown away by...More
Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 4 January 2018
Hi Koekemoer. Thank you for writing this review. It really makes us happy to know that you and your guests had a good time (and good food!!) at Emdoneni Lodge. Please visit again.
Stayed several nights in this lovely lodge. We were with a small group in the cottages near the dining area. The accommodations were very clean and contemporary. The bar and dining area were very cozy with the fireplace blazing each evening. Food was deliciously prepared...More
We spent 2 wonderful days visiting the Cheetah Project and surrounding attractions. Wow, we were made so welcome. Rooms were excellent. Food was excellent and the staff were wonderful. We especially enjoyed the goodnight stories. We'll be back.
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Response from GMatEmdoneniLodge, General Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago
Dear Caroline. Thank you for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our wonderful staff. We hope to see you again soon. All of the best.
First of all: we were very sceptical about the cat project, as two years before we had made bad experience with a stay at another lodge where cheetah walks were offered. When we arrived, a large travel coach just parked and we thougth "oh my...More
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Response from GMatEmdoneniLodge, Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 30 May 2018
Dear Astrid, your review is very heartwarming to read. We are glad you did enjoy the little special attentions in the rooms. Our staff love the singing for the guests during dinner and our aim is to make every guest feel special and welcome.
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
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 charge, In addition to the tip for the staff, I did tip him individually.