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Hluhluwe Hotel & Safaris
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Hluhluwe Hotel & Safaris
is set in the heart of the
Zulu Kingdom and Elephant Coast.Hluhluwe Hotel & Safaris is renowned for its African ambiance, excellent cuisine and personal touch.

Star Grading: tourismgrading-3-stars
Rooms: 75

Hluhluwe Hotel and Safaris

Rating: tourismgrading-3-stars

The Hotel is situated only 20 minutes drive from the fossil lined shores of False Bay (part of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, the world renowned World Heritage Site)
Location Information
Locality Region
104 Bush Road, Hluhluwe , Elephant Coast KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Extra Information
Features on site or nearby:

* Fishing
* Game Reserves and Game Drives
* Scuba Diving
* Bar on the premises
* Fax , Photocopying and Internet Access
* Swimming Pool
* Conference Facilities up to 100 delegates
* Air Conditioning, Television and Tea/ Coffee facilities in all the rooms
* Restaurant at the Hotel
* Zulu dancers every evening
* Whale watching and turtle tours
* Local airstrip
* Horse riding groups

Property description

The personal touch provided by friendly staff and owners Patrick and Jill Eliot who live by their motto "Hospitality is our Game".

This hotel's greatest asset is it's location ideally situated between the world renowned Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve and the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park , a World Heritage Site. Where the untamed wildlife and marine reserves meet creating an eco-system of unparalleled bio-diversity. Hluhluwe Hotel & Safaris is also within easy reach of Sodwana Bay , St Lucia, Cape Vidal, Lake Sibaya, Mkuze Game Reserve, as well as Ndumo Game Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park and Lake Josini. The Hotels safari company, "Hluhluwe Safaris" arranges three, six and nine hour safaris into the game reserve. Champagne breakfasts, bush braai's, lunch packs as well as picnics in the Park can also be arranged on request. Qualified field guides will take you on safari in comfortable, modern open game drive vehicles.

Hluhluwe Hotel & Safaris is a member of the Caraville Private Collection. These are Hotels distinguished by their personal touch.

This hotel is a proud finalist in the 2006 AA Quality Awards Programme for best Country Commercial Hotel. The hotel was also honoured with a Special Mention Award for "Most Improved Hotel".

Hluhluwe hotel has 75 spacious fully air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms, with television, telephone, tea & coffee making facilities. Rooms comprise 41 spacious double rooms with 2 double beds in each room, 22 single rooms with one double bed and 12 twin rooms with 2 single beds. Daily laundry service is available.

The restaurant area and pubs are fully air-conditioned with a Big TV screen in the Rhino Bar. The Hotel offers excellent cuisine together with a wine list offering some of South Africa's most interesting wines to compliment the atmosphere of the cultural charm of the restaurant.

The infamous Rhino Bar inside the hotel was a famous watering hole in the seventies and a bullet hole remains as proof of the untamed spirit of the early years. A magnificent outdoor bar on the swimming pool terrace, under a gigantic Umkanyakude (Fever Tree) provides the perfect setting for the Zulu dance shows and sundowners in the evenings. A modern 100 seat conference facility featuring 7.1 surround sound, and touch screen control audio & visual equipment. 4X4 Safaris & Team Building can be incorporated into your conference. Phone Sharon in Reservations for your own personalized quotation.

A traditional Zulu Boma (Kraal) provides an alternative outdoor venue for shows and dinner under the African sky.

The hotel's curio shop offers anything from beautiful handcrafted African curio's to a variety of safari clothing, or you can purchase any of the African music CD's which provide the background music to set the scene.

Check in times

In - 14:00pm ; Out - 10:00am

Area activities

Sodwana Bay. Snorkeling, deep sea diving, fish (100Km)
Cheetah Breeding Programme (15Km)
Dumazulu Cultural Village (15Km)

Directions By Car: Easily accessed from the N2 through Zululand . Approximately 500 kilometres from Johannesburg. Take the N17 South past Springs to Leandra, Kinross, Bethal, then on to Ermelo, Piet Retief, Pongola, Mkuze and into the Hluhluwe Village. From Pretoria take the N4 to Middelburg, then on to Hendrina, Ermelo, Piet Retief and Pongola, Mkuze and into the Hluhluwe Village. From Durban: Take the N2 approximately 300 km up the coast, then take the Hluhluwe turn-off and turn right over the N2 and into the Hluhluwe Village.

By Air: Daily scheduled flights from Johannesburg International Airport to Richards Bay Airport by SA Express Airlines and soon direct flights from Johannesburg International Airport to Mkuze will be introduced.

By Private Aircraft and Chartered Flights: Private and chartered aircraft can land at the grass strip at Hluhluwe village, 200 metres from the Hotel. The Co-ordinates are: S 28 degrees, 01 minutes
E 32 degrees, 17 minutes.
Transport can be arranged, including hire of an 8-seater Condor or a 10-seater Safari vehicle with guide.

Airports

Transport and transfers can be arranged from the Richards Bay airport.

Other transport

Avis Rent a Car: (035) 789 6555
Avis Van Rental: (035) 789 3097
Eropcar SA: (035) 786 1881

Policies & disclaimers
  • Full pre-payment must reach us two weeks prior to arrival.
  • A 50% cancellation fee will be charged for reservations cancelled more than 7 days prior to arrival.
  • A 100% cancellation fee will be charged for reservations cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival, and no-shows.
  • Should you require any more information please feel free to contact Jean in our Safari department or Sharon in Reservations.

Type

Name

Two Night Special

R1320.00 per adult sharing
R1560.00 per adult single
R 990.00 per child under 15 sharing with parents
R 660.00 per child under 10 sharing with parents
R 330.00 per child under 4 sharing with parents

Three Night Special

R1716.00 per adult sharing
R2076.00 per adult single

R1287.00 per child under 15 sharing with parents
R 858.00 per child under 10 sharing with parents
R 429.00 per child under 4 sharing with parents

Five Night Special

R2530.00 per adult sharing
R3130.00 per adult single
R1265.00 per child under 10 sharing with parents
R1879.00 per child under 15 sharing with parents
R 632.00 per child under 4 sharing with parents

Seven Night Special

R3675.00 per adult sharing
R4515.00 per adult single
R2756.25 per child under 15 sharing with parents
R1837.50 per child under 10 sharing with parents
R 918.75 per child under 4 sharing with parents

GALLERY


Hluhluwe hotel and safaris is only 15 minutes drive from the renowned Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve, (the second oldest game reserve in the world. after Yellowstone Park in the USA). We are less than an hour's drive from Sodwana Bay, which is known for having one of the best coral reefs in the world, and just lately found to be home of the living fossil fish, the Coelacanth.
The Hotel is situated only 20 minutes drive from the fossil lined shores of False Bay (part of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, the world renowned World Heritage Site)
St Lucia, Cape Vidal, and Lake Sibaya, are all an hours drive away from the Hotel, ass is Mkuze Game Reserve, and a must see for any serious bird watcher.
 

Corporate Social Responsibility

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