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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Sterkrivier Rd | Upper Escarpment, Entabeni Game Reserve, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at Ravineside and we noticed straight away that the staff are trying to make this a special experience. Nathan the receptionist was very courteous and the guide assigned to us was Jan, and he went out of his way to make our stay enjoyable and customized to our likes. Later we met Tom the Lodge Manager... More

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MichelleBouic, Marketing & PR Executive at Ravineside Lodge, responded to this review

Dear MandyFreeman, Thank you for taking the time to review of our Lodge. We appreciate all feedback received and have passed your review on to Lodge Management. Thank you too for your compliments on our team. We are heartened to read that the Legendary experience was strive to deliver was indeed the case for you. We look forward to welcoming... More

Top Contributor
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely game reserve was wonderful! We spent two nights at Entabeni and took two game drives. The staff are very helpful and friendly, giving us useful information about the animals and lodge. The ravine side lodge has a fantastic view of the reserve. The lodge was clean and quiet. Sitting outside on the deck is a delight, reading for... More

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MichelleBouic, Marketing & PR Executive at Ravineside Lodge, responded to this review

Dear LeidsHertjie Thank you for your review. It is always wonderful to read about our team delivering the Legendary service we strive to create.. We thank you for the compliments and have passed them on the Lodge Manager and his Team. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back soon for another memorable visit More

Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

The reserve itself was amazing. Great guides, beautiful land, animals in their wildlife, and nice staff. The main lodge was nice. Good food and of course a bar. The last night staff cooked outside and performed native and traditional son / dance. It was a surprise and truly made the stay memorable. The sleeping lodges were the only downside. Poorly... More

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MichelleBouic, Marketing & PR Executive at Ravineside Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Branchlikeatree, Thank you for finding the time to post this review about your stay. We are most excited to heat that your overall stay was a Legendary one and greatly appreciate the recommendation. Thank you too for your feedback – we value constructive comments and have passed them on to the Camp Management. We certainly look forward to welcoming... More

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This was such an experience. The views, game drives, and adventure were just alot of fun. The rangers and staff were a great pleasure to be around. Adding to it the food was exemplary and it was a very comfortable way to be on safari. I went with my wife but this would be a great trip for an entire... More

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MichelleBouic, Marketing & PR Executive at Ravineside Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day Chris B, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and we do hope you will be attending the 2014 Marathon? It gives us great pleasure to read that your overall stay was a Legendary one and trust that you will return again for another memorable encounter More

Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Stayed at Ravine-side for 5 nights in Feb 2014 and the entire experience was amazing from the moment we arrived until farewells from all the staff at the gate. The lodge and the surrounds were breath taking - both from the lodge & rooms and from the comfortable safari vehicles. The services we received from all the staff, front of... More

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MichelleBouic, Marketing & PR Executive at Ravineside Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day, Georgebooth_5, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our Lodge. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay and delighted to learn that your overall stay was indeed Legendary! Thank you for the compliments on our property, team and game viewing – we have passed them on to the Team at Ravineside. We... More

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We had a wonderful time att Entabeni. The most amazing environment, helpful friendly staff, more food than you can possibly eat.... The room was simple but clean, comfy bed, magnificent view. The game drives were an experience for life, cheetahs and lions so close that you could pet them ( but did not of course), elephants, giraffes, crocs, hippos and... More

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Linkoping, Sweden
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Stayed at Ravineside för 5 nights. (traveling with Albatros). Very nice huts hanging on the ravineside with a great view. Occasionally the cute dassie family had a nightly fight or two under the hut. The rooms are basic but very cosy. If it's really breezy you feel the wind inside the hut. Animals roam around the lodge freely so walking... More

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Feltham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Went to the entabeni game reserve in October 2 years ago really fantastic experience 2 game drives per day lovely watching the sunset with a beer! The food was quite good full British breakfast In the morning and a nice lunch and dinner a few times had a BBQ outside. The lodge had a swimming pool and the rooms very... More

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Bodo, Norway
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I was traveling with a group of 18. Is was a fantastic experience and I want to go back. My room was located at Eagle Nest. 4Star room, with a big comfortable bed double bed. The bathroom was nice. The view was just fantastic. The food was ok, but they should have more options. The safari-part was fantastic, the animals... More

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Michelle B, Michelle Bouic, Client Liaison at Ravineside Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ferencz K, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is heartening to read that your overall stay was a Legendary one. Regarding your comments about the collars, we would just like to clarify that these collars are not for tracking purposes at all, but in fact used by our onsite researchers to learn more about... More

Singapore, Singapore
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22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

The rooms are divided into clusters of 4 huts which comprised of 3 bedrooms and a common hall. You are not allowed to leave the premises of your cluster without the ranger’s escort. The room itself was rather basic and the ensuite bathroom looked old and shabby. There was a fridge at the common hall where you could chill your... More

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Address: Sterkrivier Rd | Upper Escarpment, Entabeni Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Entabeni Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ravineside Lodge 4*
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