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Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve

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Nambiti Conservancy, Ladysmith, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just arrived back from Lions Valley Lodge and cannot praise it enough, their attentive service within a relaxed and luxurious lodge was first class. All the meals prepared by Chef Kim were beautiful presented, fresh and 100% authentic to her. Our guide Nic was never far with a smile, a wonderful piece of information or just an up... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place to visit. The staff were friendly and very attentive to our needs. The accommodation is awesome. Chef Kim can really cook. The best of course was the game drives with a very knowledgeable ranger who also had a great sense of humour. We will definately be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were fantastic. So friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. Very personal and very relaxed. Game viewing 10/10. Knowledgeable rangers - thank you Nick for the "close encounters" and so much great information so willingly shared. Accommodation was first class. Each suite was different and beautifully appointed.Ours had two indoor and two outdoor showers plus two baths and a jacuzzi... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Lions Valley for two nights - it was amazing we had such a fantastic time and will definitely be back. The rooms were lovely and the staff were amazing- every single person there! Our ranger was Nic and he was excellent we had so many good sightings. Loved this place.

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Ladysmith, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We leave tomorrow, but we don't want to. We cannot praise Lion's Valley highly enough. From the moment we arrived we have met with excellent customer service. The hospitality we have experienced is second to none. The accommodation in Zebra Suite is just fabulous. The game drives were inspiring and we have learned so much about the flora and fauna,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We got to share a magical get away with international clients. The staff truly go out of their way to make for an unforgettable experience. Fantastic game viewing, meals and luxurious lodges. I will certainly be back

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Only good things can be said about the service and facilities at Lions Valley Lodge. The staff - every single person that we interacted with - were fabulous. Chef Kim's food was outstanding and was an important part of my husband's special birthday weekend; Rynhart was a fantastic guide, knowledgeable, well informed and knew about everything from the Big 5... More 

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My husband and I spent our 5 year wedding anniversary at Lions Valley Lodge. I have always wanted to visit Nambiti Game Reserve, and my husband chose for us to stay at Lions Valley Lodge. What a wonderful decision it turned out to be. The hotel is situated in a beautiful spot in front of a watering hole where we... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Lions Valley Lodge is a gem nestled in the heart of Nambiti Private Game Reserve. The rooms are stunning with amazing attention to detail, the food is great and the service is exceptional. We were there with friends and kids and the staff anticipated every need. The staff set this Lodge apart and turn your stay from great to absolutely... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Everything about Lions Valley Lodge is wonderful. From the suites, to the food, from the location to the views. But what makes it exceptional are the people who work there. Nothing is too much trouble and they go out of their way to make your stay truly special. I wish Trip Advisor did 7 stars as you are definitely worth... More 

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