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    Malala Lodge

    Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    We stayed for three nights in one of the lodge's cottages (Inala). These are separated from the main reception/dining/bar building, giving a marvellous sense of being enveloped by the African bush without being too far from a cool beer. One morning we had Wildebeeste outside...More

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    Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 9 August 2017

    Dear Mike, Thanks for your review. Thanks also for mentioning the privacy of the units and the bird-watching. Our chalets and cottages are specifically tucked away in the bush surrounding the main lodge, ensuring a quiet and private stay. As regards birding, we are at...More

    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    Great location with several wild parks within one hour drive. We stayed here for 4 nights on bed, breakfast and dinner. Very nice central facilties including swimming pool, bar, lounge, dining area and WiFi hot spot. You can walk around and spot a.o birds, zebra's,...More

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    Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 7 August 2017

    Thanks for your lovely and informative review, Rinus. We are very centrally located relative to the attractions of the area: Hluhluwe-Imfolozi is 25 minutes north, Mkhuze 45 minutes north, St Lucia is 45 minutes south and the Western Shores of the Isimangaliso Wetland Park is...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2017

    My family and I have been visiting Malala since December 2001, soon after the Harvey's purchased it. It has become our go to place to escape as a family and spend quality time together in the bush. As a family of biologists, we value the...More

    1  Thank MarkBrownSA
    Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 15 July 2017

    Thanks for the review, Mark. Thanks also for mentioning the biodiversity and tranquility of Malala - we certainly regard those aspects as two of the key elements that Malala offers. Looking forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Paul

    Reviewed 7 July 2017

    Malala Lodge is a must see and do for everyone in the Hluhlwe area. The hosts are incredible in just about every way. Paul and Lesley, helped us plan our itinerary down to every last detail and we had the most relaxing and beautiful stay.

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    Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 8 July 2017

    Thanks for your review, Robyn. We hope to see you all again soon. Kind Regards Paul

    Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

    It has a safari feel even though there are only antelope in the park (nyala, zebra...red Buck...) but this meant we were able to walk in the bush looking for animals which our 6 & 8 year olds loved. Self guided safari in hluluwe game...More

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    • US$55 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Zululand >
    • Hluhluwe
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    "listen carefully at night - you will hear nightjars, bushbabies and owls!"
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