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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 25 November 2013

I had the pleasure of staying at Ezulwini Lodges this summer, and it was hands down the most incredible trip i have taken in my life. Of course, the wildlife, scenery, beautiful African Bush was beyond amazing, just naturally. But I have to say that the Lodge itself was so beautiful....and the staff were such wonderful people. It felt like...

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3Thank Laura G
Lakewood, WA
Reviewed 24 November 2013

We stayed at Ezulwini's River Lodge for two nights and at Billy's Lodge for two nights. We had different experiences each day. that we had great experiences daily. We saw a lion pride, elephants, rhinos, warthogs, zebra, wildebeest, cape buffalo, hippos, giraffes, impala, hyenas, crocodiles and various antelope. The food was great and the staff was awesome.

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4Thank Traknut
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Fantastic trip. Wonderful friendly staff. Heavenly food. Amazing animals. Lawrence (owner) made sure he made everyone welcome and ensured the stay was wonderful. River Lodge is newly remodeled and Billy's Lodge is a slice of heaven. Would return in a heartbeat.

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4Thank JaniceMJ
Wilmington, NC
Reviewed 23 October 2013

My husband and I spent five nights at the Ezulwini Lodges - two nights at the River Lodge, and three nights at Billy's Lodge. This was our first safari experience and we were both blown away by all of it. First, the accommodations were very adequate. Keep in mind, this is not The Ritz - you're out in the bush....

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6Thank jrchapma
Queens
Reviewed 1 October 2013

A perfect winter in the bush of South Africa ... it was easy to spot animals without having to look through all the leaves. No bugs either - to be honest the winter was not that cold. Taking a blanket on the drives was helpful in the early morning and late evening hours. The staff was filled with beautiful, friendly,...

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5Thank MissInternational080
Conroe, Texas
Reviewed 28 September 2013

We stayed at Ezulwini's River Lodge for two nights and then at Billy's Lodge for three nights. From the moment we arrived, we were treated like family! Glory our hostess as well as Joe, always greeted us with a smile and made sure that our needs were met. Our tracker/guide, Lawrence and Richard, were incredible. They made sure that we...

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4Thank Nancy P
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 24 September 2013

There are 2 Ezulwini Lodges and both are wonderful! A friend and I spent 2 nights at The River Lodge and 3 nights at Billy's Lodge - we could not have been happier. The staff are absolutely amazing! At River Lodge our tracker was Richard and our guide was the fantastic Lawrence. We then were thrilled to have Franz serve...

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1Thank Marianne F
Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We began our 2 week safari through South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe with a 4 night stay at Ezulwini. We started with 2 nights at the River Lodge and then 2 nights at Billy's lodge. We absolutely loved our stay. The highlight for our family of 4 (2 boys ages 10 and 12) were our guides. Greg at River lodge...

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2Thank Rob C
Webster Groves, Missouri
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We stayed at Ezulwini's River Lodge for two nights and then at Billy's Lodge for two nights, and while River Lodge seems a bit more upscale and both have friendly staff who go out of their way for you, I felt a better connection with the staff at River Lodge. Our drivers and trackers went out of their way to...

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3Thank mizrenaissance
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 August 2013

For our first trip to Africa, a friend recommended Ezulwini for a safari experience. Booking the safari was easy and Tess gave travel tips. My travel agent accidentally flew us into Nelspruit instead of Hoedspruit. I was concerned about the three hour drive and the hassle of renting a car, but neither were a big deal. Hindsight, we enjoyed having...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ezulwini, the Zulu word for 'Place of Paradise', is situated in the centre of the Greater Kruger National Park, Balule Nature Reserve section, where Africa remains unspoiled. Ezulwini prides itself on being able to offer an exceptional African setting, indigenous fauna and flora as well as unique character and charm, to provide you with an authentic experience. Ezulwini Billy's Lodge nestles deep in the heart of lion country and offers three standard chalets as well as three new luxury suites with their own lounge area, private deck and plunge pool, indoor and outdoor shower and super King-Size beds. Ezulwini River Lodge is on the famous Olifants River, with large riverine trees and wonderful sightings of elephant, hippo and crocodile. River Lodge offers 4 standard rooms and 4 Ultra Luxury Suites. ... more   less 

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Address: Ezulwini Billy's & River Lodge | Olifants West Section, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Price Range: RM2,851 - RM5,130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ezulwini Game Lodges 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Every room is a separate hut with full bathroom and in close proximity to the main lodge area.”
 of 5 bubbles ckdavis1, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Up grade to the suite, especially at the River Lodge. Well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles JanetC862, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“suites and Chalets are very good. You don't spend much time in the room.....”
 of 5 bubbles 181fredz, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Authentic Safari- Krueger National Park. We saw them tag rhinos while there. An amazing experience every person should experience.”
 of 5 bubbles Artallie, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“As I mentioned earlier, request a newer room with a river view at River Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles SethD9025, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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