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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly lodge with free breakfast and restaurant


This family-friendly Hluhluwe lodge is located in a rural location, 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre, and within 25 mi (40 km) of False Bay Park and Phinda Resource Reserve. Lake St. Lucia Viewpoint is 15 mi (24.2 km) away.

Property Features

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free lodge. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 44 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can appreciate conveniences like washers/dryers and refrigerators, and other amenities include furnished patios and premium bedding.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the lodge include a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast as well as a complimentary manager's reception (may not be available daily). A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 1808 square feet (168 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly lodge also offers an outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2013.

Emdoneni Lodge with Cheetah Project is a smoke-free property.

  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Garden 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Restaurant 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Total number of rooms - 44 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 22 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference center 
  • One meeting room 
  • Year Built 1993 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 168 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Computer station 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free reception 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1808 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Turndown service 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Furnished patio 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is served between 7 AM and 9 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Emdoneni Lodge - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Game viewing on site 
  • Game drive on site 
  • Safari nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No elevators

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Cash Breakage deposit: ZAR 500.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Name

  • Emdoneni Animal Care Rehab Centre
  • Emdoneni Animal Care Rehab Centre Hluhluwe
  • Emdoneni Lodge Animal Care & Rehab Centre
  • Emdoneni Lodge Animal Care & Rehab Centre Hluhluwe
  • Emdoneni Lodge Cheetah Project Hluhluwe
  • Emdoneni Lodge Cheetah Project
  • Emdoneni Cheetah Project Hluhluwe
  • Emdoneni Cheetah Project
  • Emdoneni Lodge with Animal Care Rehab Centre

We should mention

Guests must transfer via airplane to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.