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White Lion Lodge

5.0 of 5 on the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Montagu 8000, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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 Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a fantastic three day weekend at the White Lion Lodge. Having driven on a number of gravel roads in SA, we found the roads to the Lodge to be of a high standard. The instructions to the lodge were also excellent. It is located in a beautiful area. We were greeted by Alesha with Warm... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time here. The food and service was fantastic, the accommodations excellent and the guided tours were stunning. Some of the reviews have voiced frustrations about the drive time between the lodge on the south of the reserve and the game which are primarily situated on the north side of the reserve - I actually enjoyed the... More

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Firstly it is true what all others say, it is miles away from anything and you will be driving a lot, freezing a lot in the open 4WD, however the experience is amazing, the landscape, the food and the animals. It is this earthborn place in the wilderness combined with the luxury of a Five star resort. It is worth... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I spent the first part of our honeymoon here and could not think of a better, more luxurious way to start married life. As it was winter we were the only guests although the weather was beautiful for us. The rooms are beautiful, large and fitted out with every comfort you could want. The fireplace and underfloor... More

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Cape Town
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This lodge is maybe one of the best value for money establishments we have ever stayed at. White Lion Lodge offers a very personal experience that is not overly expensive. The all inclusive rate is well worth the money paid and if you are looking for a break away from the rush of the maddening world then this well worth... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The Lodge is beautiful with fantastic rooms, very large, nicely decorated and with lots of well thought details. The location of the Lodge allows for absolute peace and quiet and great night skies. The food is very good and the service faultless. Israel is a very dedicated and interesting ranger doing also great botanical tours. The price is more than... More

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pitt meadows
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27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This african wilderness experience was unlike anything we have encountered. You each have a 5 star luxury thatched roof hut with everything you could possiblly want. fireplace, flat screen tv, beautiful chaise lounge chairs on the deck, outdoor shower, the bed and linens where exceptional- we felt we were in paradise. We chose to stay 3 nights to be able... More

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Isle of Wight, UK
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151 reviews 151 reviews
38 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

After about a 14km drive on a gravel road, the second half of which is more appropriate for 4wd, but we took it very slowly and the car survived, you arrive at the lodge. The welcome was lovely and it turned out we were the only guests there for the first of our 3 nights. We were shown to our... More

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Southam, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

When you enter the gates to San Bona game reserve you have a 15 minute drive over gravel tracks to the lodge and the last bit it quite bumpy. On arrival you are welcomed with refreshing towels. From this moment on it only gets better ( and better). There are four lodges, all exquisitely furnished, and the main house. The... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Absolutely fantastic experience! Wonderful staff and service! Food; wonderful and I'm a fussy eater! Cannot believe how yummy ostrich is; like a tender, sweeter beef. The views from the bungalows are stunning and beautifully appointed! Little touches like the zebra themed door to the bathroom etc...amazing bath! Just simply put; brilliant in every way! Now the drives; beyond spectacular! We... More

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Address: on the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Montagu 8000, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — White Lion Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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