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Esiweni Lodge

5.0 of 5 Nambiti Private Game Reserve | Elandslaagte, Ladysmith 3371, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just had an amazing Christmas time at Eseweni Lodge. This lodge has been beautifully renovated and the quality of service is perfect. We got a warm welcomed at our arrival and all along our stay Sophie and Ludovic (the owners) have been very friendly and attentive to fulfill our needs and desires. This is a small lodge with only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on honeymoon at Esiweni lodge. A very unusual lodge located on the cliff of a mountain, giving an fantabulous view. The service was outstanding, and the food delicious. Iris our ranger took us on game drive and showed us a lot of beautiful things. Our room was beautiful, with an outside bath ready for us, at night after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you are you looking for a really special place where you can relax, enjoy gamedrives and you like to enjoy a amazing view than is Esiweni Lodge the right place! A really friendly france lady and a team of nice people make your stay unforgettable! Twice a day a 3 hour gamedrive, and while you have your lunch or... More 

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Barendrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Wat een luxe in Zuid Afrika. Het is een heerlijke lodge. We zijn gastvrij ontvangen door de nieuwe Franse eigenaren. Een lief meisje heeft ons goed verzorgd en de kok is top. Julian als gids was super. We hebben veel gezien en hij heeft ons veel verteld. De lodge heeft een prachtig uitzicht op een kloof met een rivier. 's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

From when we arrived we were treated like gold, the French couple who own the venue are absolutely brilliant and make their guests feel so welcome we even had petals in our outdoor bath, to a romantic dinner in our room (Food is divine). Our game ranger was such fun, Iris knows her stuff and got us home safely from... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Its hidden paradise halfway between Durban to Johannesburg, together with the first class accommodation came a fist class views, game drives and overall hospitality. To fully enjoy I would recommend two nights stay

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Excellent service and great food specially the braai on the first night Rooms are nice and cosy but clothing cupboards is out of the way from bathroom to get dressed Fantastic view!! very relaxed atmosphere Game drives with Leonie was wonderful and worthwhile

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Wartburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

we had some reservations about Esiweni Lodge 1. game drive -we joined the game drive on Saturday morning for the first time. The driver gave no extra information as there was a couple with her for the whole week & was their last day, so she only focused on things for them to see. We had no flora or fauna... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed at Esiweni Lodge recently and enjoyed our time there. On the positive side the lodge is incredibly well located atop a beautiful gorge with a fantastic view. The rooms are very spacious, clean and comfortable. The staff are friendly. The areas we found that were lacking are: 1. The food was lacklustre and if it had been great... More 

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Free State, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We couldn’t decide which one of the lodges in the Nambiti Game Reserve to choose, but I am now convinced that I made the right choice. A game ranger waited for us in the car park and took us to the lodge. The view when you enter the lodge area is so amazing. And you truly have a good view... More 

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Address: Nambiti Private Game Reserve | Elandslaagte, Ladysmith 3371, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Esiweni Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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