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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly and helpful reception. The rooms are clean and well serviced daily. The menu at the restaurant is limited but the meals on offer are tasty and the bar is reasonably stocked and priced. Great weekend getaway lodge.

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This was my third time to this simple but lovely little hideaway near False Bay and the Hluhluwe Game Park. Tiny rustic little cottages with a nearby restaurant and bar and pool. It is hidden in the trees with lush vegetation and the sound of birds and nature everywhere.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Wonderful place! Trees and nature is all around. Close to the national parc. Close to St Lucia for a day trip. But also a nice remote and quiet place to relax. And they offer horse safaris! The eco lodge is magical, a really special and friendly place!

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 5 April 2016

unfortunately even trip advisor can be abused. this place is run down, filthy, overpriced for what is on offer, and even at a very cheap price i would recommend find a place where you get what you pay for. we did not, would never return here and our departure didn't come soon enough. its such a pity that trip advisor...

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WildebeesEcolodge, Owner at Wildebees Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy, I am as disgusted reading your personal opinion and experience and finding out that we did not meet your expectations, I do sincerely apologise. Unfortunately we were not informed of your experience when you were here, it would have given us the opportunity to rectify the problem. I do not understand why you would comment that 'tripadvisor can...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Nice and peaceful. Lady staff in charge, very helpful. Food ok. But accommodation and bar area, old and tacty. Look around, Google the are much better places to stay. Xctbuijyrsghycbuiiojvrgvjoiybnjkutdcasbjueghkpkbygxznjyrsguuhdwehjjykolbzryjkn

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WildebeesEcolodge, Owner at Wildebees Ecolodge, responded to this review

I am pleased that you enjoyed the environment and helpfulness of our staff. I'm not sure which room you have stayed in but I must mention that we are currently in the process of upgrading our rooms. I assume you have stayed in a room that had not been upgraded as yet. It is certainly not the standard we like...

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is an adorable African eco lodge situated in a jungley area outside of Hluhluwe. They offer small rustic cottages, a pool, a bar, and lovely little dining area. It is very close to Hluhluwe Game Reserve for those interested in staying outside of the park.

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice to find flowers in the house we stayed in. Girl at reception very friendly and the diner was very good. Limited choice but the food tasted very good. One of the best meals we had during out three weeks trip.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The efficient friendliness of Princess at reception was a good start especially as we were lost and she explained exactly how to get there. I love the wood fire and the dinner served under the stars with an open sky above. This is our second visit and we will definitely be back

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We were treated with respect my partner and I and we can't wait to go back again we also champagne for new year celebration and allnight party we definitely enjoyed the food was good they supplied drinking water for us the staff magnificent sizwe the best receptionist ever

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Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have stayed multiple times at Wildebees Ecolodge. Our most recent trip was another excellent stay. The rooms are nicely appointed and always spotlessly clean. The staff are friendly and really make you feel welcome. The food is excellent and well priced - normally don't have enough room for all the delicious food they prepare for you....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a lush tropical garden, Wildebees ecolodge offers cottage accommodation and a lagoon-style pool framed by palm shrubs. Wildebees is part of the UNESCO-protected Greater iSimangaliso Wetlands Park. Wildebees Ecolodge features an outdoor restaurant with a charming bonfire. Guests can enjoy local and international cuisine under the stars, while enjoying the sounds of the African bush. The lodge also offers a garden lounge bar, and a barbecue area to prepare a traditional South African braai. Before heading out to explore the region, guests can request a packed lunch. The thatched accommodation of the Ecolodge is surrounded by large trees and flowering shrubs. It is decorated in rustic style, with wooden furniture and mosquito nets. We are proud to offer you the difference, this is not only noticed by our personal service, relaxed atmosphere and value for money accommodation, but it also includes our measures to conserve the environment and sustain the well-being of local people with our ecolabel projects. Wildebees ecolodge is owner managed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wildebees Ecolodge

Address: False Bay Road C20 (D540), Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: RM227 - RM378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wildebees Ecolodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms we saw were about the same age, size and its a quiet, very quiet place”
 of 5 bubbles JimW14, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“We had chalet 10 (with double bed and full bathroom), coffee/tea facilities and lovely outside seating area and chalet 6 (twin bedroom with shower en suite). Can recommend both these rooms.”
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“We had no 4 and that was next to the community kitchen and close enough to the Dining and Bar areas. We had no complaints.”
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“Second floor in the family room is perfect for children.”
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