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Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I brought some more colleagues here this week for a 1 night stay after a long week at work. Most had never been "on safari" before, so was super amped to give them the Lions Valley Experience. From a fruit cocktail on arrival, to an amazing lunch, the team were amazed at how luxurious this lodge is in relation to... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited Lions Valley several years ago with friends and family and returned last month. I really enjoy visiting game parks when in South Africa. But Lions Valley offers the best experiences I've had. That's true all the way down the line - the lodges are gorgeous, the food is great and the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. And... More 

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Camborne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for a two day safari tour all the staff are very kind and welcoming will stop to chat with you anytime of the day nothing is too much trouble and they go out of their way to help you what ever the problem. The rooms are amazing with double bed and twin baths as well as shower area which... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just come back from a 3 day trip to Nambiti Game Reserve, staying at Lions Valley Lodge. The staff were so friendly and accommodating, they really look after you and ensure you enjoy your trip. The guide (Dylan) was very knowledgeable, the chef made amazing, tasty food, and the views from the lodge were immense. We saw Lion,... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful bushveld lodge. Lovely rooms, tastefully decorated with comfortable amenities. Each room has it's own feel and decor which provides a unique experience to each room. The outside showers are great although would have been better under the trees. The lodge has an excellent pool and waterhole. The staff and rangers are incredible and provide service with a smile.... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was destination chosen to celebrate my husband's birthday this weekend. What a amazing experience! The game drives with Ranger Barry were very informative and we had some spectacular viewing of Lions, Elephants, Rhino and Hippo as well as Giraffes, Zebra, Wildebeest and too many more to mention. The Hospitality and Service was excellent. The Zebra Suite satisfied all our... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my husband, sister and 13 year old niece. Stayed for 3 nights. Truly an unforgettable experience. All of the Staff was exceptional. Chef took great care of my niece's dietary issues due to celiac disease. Food was wonderful without being too fussy. We stayed in the Africa Suite and my sister stayed in the Bird Suite. The rooms... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

My first experience of staying in a lodge and we struck pure gold. Welcomed by ranger Dillon, plus 3 lions and 2 rhino who came out to meet us on our arrival late in the evening, and looked after brilliantly by the whole team for the next 3 days, this was a top notch stay from start to finish. The... More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Catty2277 Thank you for taking the time to give this lovely review on the lodge. We are very happy to hear that your experience was good and that you were well looked after by the staff at the lodge. Hope to see you again soon. Regards Cheryl Felt More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Throughly recommend this wonderful Lodge in the 10,000 hectare (think that's correct) Nambiti Game Reserve. My friend and I came directly from a week at the beach in Mozambique and so were a little disheartened by the shockingly cold weather back in KwaZulu Natal but it was a freakish cold snap that passed the morning we were leaving! That said... More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Rosiemrh Thank you for your informative and lovely review of the lodge. It is always good to hear that guests enjoy and appreciate what the lodge and the reserve have to offer them. We are also very glad to hear that the staff looked after you so well while you were visiting the lodge. We do hope to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My family and I chose the Nambiti area based on my friend's recommendation to spend the long weekend. It was a fantastic break for us all including my two adult children. We have the highest recommendation for the lodge when it comes to service and value for money. Special recognition to our game ranger Dillon for imparting his exceptional knowledge... More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Nathan W Thanks so much for taking the time to give this lovely feedback of Lions Valley Lodge. We are always glad to hear that guests have had a memorable and enjoyable time at the lodge and that your experience has been a good one. We do hope that you can visit us again soon. Kind regards Cheryl Felt More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exclusive, Malaria-free Big Five Private game lodge situated on the Nambiti Private Game Reserve near Ladysmith, Kwa-Zulu Natal. It is geared for utimate relaxation and indulgence of wild life and natural surroundings of the bushveld. Visitors are accommodated in exlusive suites offering maximum privacy. There are a wealth of interesting activities for visitors to participate in. Lions Valley Lodge is situated near to historic battlefields and trips can be arranged. Bush braais and fishing in the dams can be arranged. Guests who want to unwind can laze around at the pool deck which overlooks the waterhole. Succumb to a massage by one of our trained therapists. Lions Valley Lodge offers a unique setting for corporate or team-building breakaways and conferences whilst being surrounded by the spectular sights and sounds of the African Bushveld. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve

Address: Nambiti Conservancy, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Number of rooms: 10
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