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Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge & Traditional Village

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AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the cultural village in December 2018, with family. Reception was poor. Cost quite pricey. Tour guide was good, and quite knowledgeable about zulu culture. The male participants in the village were very enthusiastic. The female participants were disruptive and lacked the passion for...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Africaview123
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We didn't stay at the hotel. We visited the traditional Zulu Village which depicts the lifestyle of the Zulu. Very entertaining and educational. Saw how they make shields, baskets and jewelry. Only 19 families live at the village.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank rschagrin
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Took an international guest there on our way to Hluhluwe- unable to have lunch as person with freezer keys had gone home, nothing cultural to see, staff offered no advice or info,busy with renovations but staff at entrance did not tell us - very disappointing...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank 279christiaant
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Ok it’s. Tourist village but you know what..our group loved it. We stayed for one night. Easy and friendly check in. Our double rooms including dinner and breakfast which was great value. In our rooms the bathrooms were updated and huge.The beds were comfortable, fridge,...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Kate G
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This tourist attraction has two parts paid for separately. A small reptile (e.g. various crocs), birds and snake zoo and a traditional village. Most animals in the zoo are very passive, due to their normal day-time behavior. There is ample information presented about the animals....More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Experience traditional KwaZulu-Natal hospitality at Gooderson DumaZulu Traditional Zulu Village, South Africa’s biggest cultural village. Watch as locals make spears, shields, baskets and clay pots. Peek into More the world of the sangoma and have a one on one reading. Experience the rhythmic drumbeat and dance of Africa. Taste Zulu beer. Watch the throwing of the bones… Situated in the heart of Zululand near Hluhluwe, Gooderson DumaZulu Traditional Zulu Village is as much a living cultural museum as it is a natural and therapeutic outdoors environment for guests to reconnect with nature. Cultural guides give guests a rare insight into local customs. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$78 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$78 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
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Traveller (183)
Room & Suite (40)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"All rooms are encased in a Rondavel. Each one painted the colours of the tribes, I understand."
olgapolovski
29 Mar 2017
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"Stay away if you want a nice hotel"
5rosss
20 May 2016
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"Come in a group of 4 so that you can get a good rate on the Hluhluwe game drive."
Phumzie1818
21 Nov 2014
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"units close the swimming pool, if you have children, so as to keep an eye over them."
460TheBlond
4 Jul 2012
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