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Bluff, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived and received a hearty welcome from Dave, the Lodge Manager. We experienced a spectacular storm. Us and other guests gathered on the steps taking photos. We experienced wonderful hospitality by all staff. A worthwhile affordable Family weekend.

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Can't start to describe how welcome we felt! Address was wrong on our description, so we called them and they helped us immediately! Once arrived (it's really in the back) the host was extremely friendly and so were the rest of the employees. Singing, making jokes, always laughing and giggling... it was like coming home! Booking a (very) last-minute safari...

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Bountiful, Utah
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Stayed here 2 nights and was not impressed. We loved the people working here. They were friendly, efficient, and likable. The food was also good. The rooms were what disappointed - very outdated and uncomfortable. The beds were hard, the glass on the front door let in too much light, only one electrical outlet, the toilet didn't work properly (had...

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Heerenveen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Bayala lodge 2 was a Nice place to stay, only bad thing was the WiFi connection where you have to pay for. The personal is very friendly and does everything to give you a Nice stay. The drive up there 10KM from the mainroad is a little safari on its own. We had zebra's and giraffes on the middle of...

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 days at this lodge and it was absolutely amazing. A very efficient Bianca facilitated our reservations with not just the lodge but also our activities at Emdondeni, Bayete Zulu and the game drive at Hluhluwe. The accommodation was average but the friendliness of the staff and the atmosphere made up for the lack of luxury. Management are...

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Thank Michelle M
Dutch Alps
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We are here for the third time, first in 2009, then in 2010. Both times we enjoyed Bayala very much mainly because of the possibility to walk through the immense bushfields on your own since there were no dangerous animals. Our walks were a pure pleasure. Unfortunately the owner has decided to introduce Buffalos now, taking away the pleasure of...

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Thank veldhuizen
Reviewed 24 December 2015

This is a working Game farm/lodge with good accommodation and good service. The menu is good with a great dinner spread. They also offer game walks with their local ranger. Rooms are fair, spacious and very neat. A good breakaway and also to relax in the bush.

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White River, South Africa
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We recently spent two nights at Bayala for a friends wedding. Bearing in minds i think probably around 90% of the guests staying there the Saturday night were for the wedding. My entire reservation process was handled with ease, even with the change over of reservation staff. Upon arrival at Bayala though, we were met with the complete opposite of...

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Thank Racquel W
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Farmers from Zululand held a conference at Bayala. The staff were amazing and we had a wonderful 4 day conference in the bush. The highlight was the bush drive to the lodge, the accommodation was neat and the food abundant.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2015

My family and I came to stay here over the Easter weekend. As we arrived the lady at the counter was extremely helpful, she also served us at the bar later on that same evening, and my family just couldn't get enough of her! She created a lovely atmosphere and had a very welcoming nature. The bedrooms were very nice...

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  • Free Parking
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Address: D463 | 10 km from the N2, Hluhluwe, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Hotel Class:3 star — Bayala Game Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Request for a double bed if you're a couple”
 of 5 bubbles ManuellaPenev, 16 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All the lodges are the same as far as I could tell. The site doesn't really provided advantages to diffent lodges, so it depends on what you want: close to reception, farther from it... It's up to you.”
 of 5 bubbles RowenaH, 22 Nov 2011 | Read review
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