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Pinetown, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice large rooms with stunning views and amazing local art The breakfast was good and just loved the shongololo (centipede) table we will highly recommend it and will stay there again The entrance is steep and when it rains is a bit tricky with a standard vehicle

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off you are confronted by a very steep drive to the reception. Your first impression might be 'there is no way this is 5-star', but give it a chance. On arrival you walk into a sensory overload of African themed decor. We had two rooms both were amazing. We were disappointed though to have booked gorge views for both,...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our staying in Ammazula was nice. The road to the hotel is very, very stiff. Rooms are nice, but there is only one chair in the room where you can sit proper. The other two couches are crappy sit on. Overall a amazing hotel/museum

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Indoor Décor is Amazing and Room Spacious and comfortable. For a five star it was lacking certain luxuries, one would expect. NO Hairdrier in the room, No Aircon in the whole establishment, hot and stuffy, Bathroom décor dusty and not cleaned often. We never had breakfast as we arrived and there was NO 5 STAR BREAKFAST, had to share a...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place is superb and the stuff is so friendly. The venue is very well styled with the african theme, its clean and well maintained ... the location is a bit remote and far from the village shops and restaurants but its so relaxing and comfortable and you can have delivery for the food to your door.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We stayed recently at the Ammazulu African Palace as my daughter was getting married in South Africa. We live in Scotland. The hotel is spectacular internally and the artworks are amazing. We booked the Presendential Suite which had fantastic views over the gorge and was an excellent base for the wedding. The room was stunning. Alta and her team went...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is no ordinary hotel...the Zulu palace is just fabulous and we will definitely be back. Highly recommended. There is a wonderful collection of Zulu beadwork and baskets....its more of a museum than a hotel. Really amazing.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

For my work I spend a lot of time in hotels and safari lodges and whilst most are good, not many leave the impression on me that the Ammazulu African Palace has. The decor is amazing and something to behold. It could be over the top and gaudy but it isn't. The rooms are spacious and luxurious and the service...

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed a night in this amazing place. The art and decor is absolutely stunning and you actually get lost trying to absorb it all. The views from the balcony were breathtaking and our suite was fantastic and luxurious. The breakfast was superb and the staff are very eager to please.

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Charlotte, United States
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A group of ten of us spent a night in the Ammazulu Palace at the end of our visit to KwaZulu Natal. It was quite difficult to find, and the driver of our small bus had difficulty negotiating the driveway towing a trailer. Once we arrived, we realized that it was well worth the effort. The hotel houses an extraordinary...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AMMAZULU PALACE IS A UNIQUE LUXURY LODGE just outside Durban on the edge of Kloof Gorge and Krantzkloof Nature Reserve. A truly spectacular five star venue for you to unwind and experience a special stay inside the elaborately crafted beaded and mosaic columns and decorated walkways, halls and bedrooms full of African craft. Truly a destination where you can also pamper yourself in our sauna or steam room or merely lounge on one of the many decks overlooking the beautiful natural surroundings with zebra grazing a few meters away and eagles soaring overhead in the reserve. It is also possible to take a leisurely nature walk along the top of the gorge or play golf at the nearby country club. All this and more a mere 20 minutes’ drive from Durban city center awaits you. Our chefs will welcome you to Ammazulu Palace Boutique Hotel: A visionary lodge celebrating the cultural heritage of KwaZulu Natal with culinary delights by them. The Palace reflecting on parts of KwaZulu Natal’s cultural history is the vision of two architects, Kevin MacGary and Peter Amm, who has used his entire collection of Zulu arts and crafts and incorporated into the building and architecture. Ammazulu Palace has 10 luxury suites and a large function hall to seat up to 60 persons with a private lounge and dining area overlooking the gorge for the guests to relax and enjoy themselves as well as even more private lounges in the suites. Wireless and internet facilities are also available in all our rooms and lounges with king size beds and DSTV. You are invited to come and experience the sensory delight of AMMAZULU AFRICAN PALACE. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ammazulu African Palace

Address: 20 Windsor Road, Kloof 3610, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Kloof
Price Range: RM504 - RM602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ammazulu African Palace 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms overlooking the gorge are obviously the best, but all the rooms look out onto a garden so wonderful that it hosts hornbill trumpeters!”
 of 5 bubbles johnhart2016, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“9 very private with nice outside seating area, believe the rooms on the other side (not ours) might be noisy if function - parking area”
 of 5 bubbles marga0, 25 Nov 2015 | Read review
“This is a boutique hotel each room similarly surrounded but if you can afford the presidential suite the views are incredible.”
 of 5 bubbles AlanBuckley1066, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Supper need to be arranged for you as Hotel don't provide”
 of 5 bubbles ant0n7, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I suppose the presidential suits have a view of the gorge”
 of 5 bubbles Hawkeye1175, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
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