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    Bulungula Lodge

    Bulungula River Mouth | Elliotdale District, Nqileni Village 5070, South Africa
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    Traveller (117)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (9)
    • Excellent71%
    • Very good17%
    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “south africa” (15 reviews)
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    Pets Allowed
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    This is a review about my stay at Bulungula Lodge. Read many reviews about this place, which piqued my curiosity to travel out of my way during a trip to Africa to visit this quaint little lodge they called paradise. Firstly, the plus points: Essentially,...More

    1  Thank Edwin T
    Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

    If you want to go for an experience and witness a still relatively primitive culture, then this is the place for you. About 35km from the N2, on the Coffee Bay tarred road, take a dirt road to the right, next to a cafe -...More

    Thank Convalle
    Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

    We spent 6 weeks visiting South-Africa and Bulungula was our heart stroke. The location is simply incredible (paradise), the backpacker lodge is beautiful, the Xhosa women community running the lodge very cool, the Nquileni village simply unique with its rondavels and families, the beach heavenly........More

    Thank RoL9191
    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    I had read so many reviews of this property so we decided to take our little car on the gravel road to the lodge. The trip was rough, but worth it. The scenery along the way and the travel between the rural villages was amazing....More

    1  Thank MindyW2014
    Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

    What an experience, we're well travelled in east Africa and were expecting that we would find a lot more places like Bulungula on our travels through south Africa but this place is unique. It really is a piece of real Africa and we are really...More

    Thank mirembeLondon
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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$10 - US$22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Nqileni Village
    • Also Known As
    • Bulungula Hotel Nqileni Village
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    Traveller (117)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (9)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (75)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    12 July 2017|
    Response from MindyW2014 | Reviewed this property |
    There is no road to the lodge, just a walking path and though it is grassy and passable on foot, not necessarily by vehicle. It is well worth the walk and there are plenty of helpers nearby. Cattle also grazing all over... More
    17 December 2016|
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    Response from Sap145 | Reviewed this property |
    When I was there, I saw a 4x4 car arriving right to the lodge, but I would suggest to check with the manager first. Anyway, it is not a long walk from the parking to the lodge. You can leave the camping stove and many... More
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    10 November 2016|
    Response from LikeFully | Reviewed this property |
    The toilets are long drops (you don't flush), but they are kept clean and are all inside one ablution block i.e. you don't have to walk out into the darkness to use them. They are fine. The showers are fired by little... More
    Room Tips
    "Rooms are great to share with the whole family!"
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    "The rondavels are lovely and have lovely views"
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    "Rondawels overlooking the lagoon have nicest view, but are the most exposed to the wind."
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    "ask for rooms1-9 near the chill out area"
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