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White Lion Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   on the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Montagu 8000, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014
Clinton1975 Cape Town
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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
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
49 helpful votes 49 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Gosford, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

White Lion Lodge is a luxury experience! It is a breath of fresh air as a holiday destination and was a fascinating retreat that provided informative and authentic safari experiences. The setting is absolutely divine and the quality of the accommodation and food was outstanding. We were warmly welcomed when we arrived and settled into our rooms. There is no... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
32 hotel reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We spent 2 nights at White Lion Lodge with our 4 children and were the only guests which was fabulous. There are 4 rooms and we had 3 of them, and what stunning rooms they are! Our children were gob-smacked when we arrived - not having been on a safari before they were absolutely blown away by the beauty of... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Even though I had heared that his lodge is something special I was not at all prepared for the magnificent rooms with a view that equal parts took my breath away and made me want to squeal like a five year old! Apart from this, everyone made us feel welcome and we were fed and wined like at no other... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Sensational lodge style rooms with luxurious, modern furnishings guaranteed to exceed your expectations. Wonderful, friendly staff team and fun guides. The cuisine was exceptional - wonderful evening meal on the deck. Game drives are a lot of fun - takes a while to reach the area where most wildlife is but we saw more than we imagined we would including... 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*
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The White Lion Lodge is situated on the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve a 3 hours drive from Cape Town. Sanbona is home to free self-sustaining White Lions, the Big Five and the endangered riverine rabbit. The privately owned White Lion Lodge offers luxury accommodation, exceptional personal service and delicious cuisine. The Lodge lies in the southern part of the Reserve and is set along a tranquil, remote river valley offering an ultimate Karoo experience. ... more   less 
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