Located just a 10-minute drive outside the town of Hluhluwe, on the R22 to Sodwana, this lodge offers spacious rooms with a patio. Umkhumbi features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and a tree top bar.

The family friendly Umkhumbi Lodge has elegantly decorated rooms with wooden furniture and tiled floors. Each of the air-conditioned rooms has a refrigerator, and a tea/coffee maker.

The property’s chef presents regional dishes prepared with local, fresh produce, either from Umkhumbi’s vegetable and herb garden or from a local supplier. High quality cuts of meat and child friendly menus are also available.

Surrounded by wild life reserves, guests will find over 900 species of birds in the area, as well as cheetahs, elephants, and frogs. They can also enjoy a variety of activities, including kayaking, boat cruising, and rhino tracking.

Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park is 30 km, and free private parking is available on site the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Umkhumbi Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 May 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free parking available on-site


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4 reasons to choose Umkhumbi Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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Property surroundings *
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Falaza Game Park and Spa
    6.2 miles
  • Bonamanzi Private Game Reserve
    11.4 miles
  • Makasa Nature Reserve
    11.6 miles
  • Ubizane Wildlife Reserve
    11.9 miles
Natural beauty
  • Lake Lake St Lucia
    6.2 miles
How to get to Umkhumbi Lodge from King Shaka International Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Umkhumbi Lodge
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Billiards
  • Games room
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Swimming pool toys
Wellness
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Umkhumbi Lodge takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 18:00

Check-out

07:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Curfew

Entry to the property will be closed between the hours of 22:00 and 05:00

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
3 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
50% per child, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Umkhumbi Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Umkhumbi Lodge

  • The prices at Umkhumbi Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Umkhumbi Lodge offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Neck massage
    • Happy hour
    • Back massage
    • Swimming Pool
    • Full body massage
    • Walking tours
    • Head massage
    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • Check-in at Umkhumbi Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at Umkhumbi Lodge include:

    • Family
    • Chalet
    • Double

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Umkhumbi Lodge is 9.3 miles from the centre of Hluhluwe.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Umkhumbi Lodge by:

    • Car 3h