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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

First of all: we were very sceptical about the cat project, as two years before we had made bad experience with a stay at another lodge where cheetah walks were offered. When we arrived, a large travel coach just parked and we thougth "oh my...More

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Response from GMatEmdoneniLodge, Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 30 May 2018

Dear Astrid, your review is very heartwarming to read. We are glad you did enjoy the little special attentions in the rooms. Our staff love the singing for the guests during dinner and our aim is to make every guest feel special and welcome. Thank...More

Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I recently took a group of six up to Hluhluwe on Safari. we had some dissapointing meals on our first few nights at an Unnamed hotel. Emdoneni suprised me . i did not expect such superb steak. all my guest were also blown away by...More

Thank Koekemoer
Response from AmpleMedia, Public Relations Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 4 January 2018

Hi Koekemoer. Thank you for writing this review. It really makes us happy to know that you and your guests had a good time (and good food!!) at Emdoneni Lodge. Please visit again.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

I am glad we had this experience as I am not a lodge/cottage girl. You really feel you have arrived in Africa at this lodge. They were very conscientious putting the single women close to the restaurant and reception and I so appreciated that. I...More

Thank Patty103_103
Response from GMatEmdoneniLodge, Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 30 May 2018

Dear Patty, thank you for your review. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed all the offerings at the lodge. Our guests love the singing by the staff during dinner and we are glad that this was also enjoyed by you. We appreciate...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Wow I felt welcome from the minute u checked in. Lived the cat tour. I am a insomniac and hardly ever get a full nights sleep; but i passed out after dinner and felt so comphy and fanrastic to gave slept the whole night. Tranquil...More

Thank sandrapautz
Response from GMatEmdoneniLodge, General Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Sandra Pautz, we are so happy to hear you had a relaxing and lovely time staying with us. Thank you for giving us 5 stars.Hope we may welcome you again, kindest regards.

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Emdondeni offers the opportunity to closely observe and learn about Africa's cats, servals and caracals, wild cats and cheetahs. Located in sleepy Bushlands, away from the Hluhluwe hubbub, with a range of accommodation and facilities, Emdondeni is great for a stay or an escorted visit....More

Thank Irlantilainen
Response from GMatEmdoneniLodge, General Manager at Emdoneni LodgeResponded 12 April 2018

Dear Irlantilainen, thank you so much for your lovely review about our cat centre and lodge. We love our animals and are passionate about our project. Kind regards

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Hi Becky, I did not pay extra for the personal interaction, and rolling on the grass with Summer and Raine. It was a thrill I'm glad to have experienced, especially with Gerry getting it all on video. While there was no... More
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