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Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve

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Nambiti Conservancy, Ladysmith, South Africa
Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you vist Lions Valley, i would definitely recommend a booking a suite - its well worth it for the outdoor shower, fantastic views from your own private deck and king size bed. The staff could not be more helpful and the guides are friendly and knowledgeable. I thoroughly enjoyable stay

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

Safe and secure parking for your vehicle. The friendliest and most helpful staff I've ever came across at any game lodge. Meals were great with a good variety. A well appointed and very spacious suite with a double shower inside and out and also with a double bath set. Beautiful and very large sundeck. Game drives with Nick was very... More 

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

My husband & I visited the lodge for my birthday weekend. Beautiful reserve with much to see. Rangers are extremely friendly & helpful, felt like we were the only ones they were responsible for. Rooms were spacious & comfortable with everything one would need. Loved the outside shower & hot tub as it overlooked the waterhole & was able to... More 

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Suffolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We managed to book two nights at short notice following a cancellation. What a splendid experience. On arrival we were greeted like long lost friends and this atmosphere was maintained throughout our stay. We stayed in the Africa Lodge with views of the water hole and surrounding hills. Three game drives with ranger Nick were delightful and informative, with plenty... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I go to South Africa almost every year, and hands down Lions Valley is the nicest place I have stayed yet, and the Nambiti reserve is on par with any of the larger reserves! My top choice in SA... And the food is terrific.

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Fourways, Gauteng
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We spent a few nights at the lodge and it was outstanding from beginning to the end. All the staff were exceptional and friendly and couldn't do enough for us to make our stay as comfortable as possible. The game drives were good and we saw lots of variety of animals including four of the big 5 and many species... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We found the lodge by accident and left having had the most amazing few days. We were there over a quiet period but this did not diminish the fantastic personalised attention we received. From accommodation, to food, to staff, everything was perfect and our ranger Nolan was patient, knowledgable and made it amazing for our kids on the drives. We... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

I went to South Africa excited about going on safari but three nights at Lions Valley totally blew my mind. It is easily one of the most amazing places I have ever been anywhere in the world. The lodge's are brilliantly well done and quite spectacular, the pool area is great, the food was awesome, the staff are great and... More 

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Fochville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Had a wonderful time at Lionvalley lodge.The staff were so helpful and friendly making us feel very welcome snd at home. Our game ranger was fabulous. He was very interesting, informative and energetic.Highly recommend a stay here.

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Gillitts, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My husband and I spent 2 night at Lions Valley Lodge, everything from our lovely "Bird Room" to the food the staff the game drives all were 5 star. A special mention must go to Nick our game ranger, Nick knew everything there was to know about the animals, birds & even the insets, what a delightful young man in... More 

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