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Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge

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Room & Suite (150)
Dining (15)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Private Balcony
4 Star Hotel
The Heritage Safari Lodge was originally built in the 1940’s as a hotel and was a landmark pit-stop for weary travelers between Maputo and Durban. Acquired in 1996, the gracious building was lovingly restored to its original colonial grandeur, enhanced with new accommodation, and...
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Location and contact
Ngweni Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
13 km to Zulu Inyala Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There were 5 of us on our first South African trip. My sister purchased her trip thru a charity auction, and we were able to tag along for a reduced rate. The rooms are wonderful. Large, clean and well maintained. The grounds are beautiful and...More

Thank riclyn13
Reviewed 5 days ago

As of the other reviews indicated, my friend and I bought this trip via a charity auction. I say is you get the change to purchase this package, by all means, BID ON IT!! You will not be disappointed. You are assigned a guide for...More

Thank Susieqnurse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I studied the prior reviews both positive and negative. Some people are so enthusiastic it’s hard to believe they are not over selling it and others are kind of negative and it makes you wonder. The truth is usually somewhere in between. I will say...More

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many other reviewers, my husband and I won this trip in a charity silent auction. This is an African adventure in an upscale "adult sleep away camp" type of environment; while the rooms were spacious and the buffet meals were hearty, the main attractions...More

1  Thank K9395QAjenniferl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok as others I bought this Safari from a charity auction. I got a great deal and it was a great adventure! We had an awesome guide. But it is a small game preserve and we stayed too long 3 to 4 days is the...More

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The Heritage Safari Lodge was originally built in the 1940’s as a hotel and was a landmark pit-stop for weary travelers between Maputo and Durban. Acquired in 1996, the gracious building was lovingly restored to ...More its original colonial grandeur, enhanced with new accommodation, and tastefully themed to highlight Zululand’s unique cultural heritage.With buffet-style meals in our restaurant, the wide, welcoming veranda and our ‘human watering hole’ - the pub or thatched boma, warm and relaxing atmosphere is conducive to shared good times and conviviality. The sparkling pool is always inviting, and you’re sure to enjoy browsing our beautifully stocked curio shop for a few authentic African mementos. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (543)
Room & Suite (150)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (13)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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lk_mom82
18 June 2018|
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Response from william s | Reviewed this property |
Booked our own on Delta nonstop direct from Atlanta to Johannesburg for 3 days of touring then flew to Durban on South Afarican. I suggest you see more than Zulu Nayala area. It was so great we are going back 2019. We have... More
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Michelle M
11 June 2018|
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Response from chrisgoldschmidt | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I think we paid $20 a day to our guide, and about $10 a day for the rest of the staff. Hope that helps.
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Shannon G
16 May 2018|
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Hi. Yes a rental car was our choice because we thought it would give us some freedom to see other things in neighborhood The roads were good getting from Durban and no trouble. Some tolls so have some coins or small bills... More
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"Get a great guide. They make the trip. We cant say enough about how great Marnu was"
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"The Heritage Suites rooms are enormous. Make sure to get one away from the construction."
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