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Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful accommodation, fantastic food, excellent service. The safari was amazing with such a variety of animals. The rangers were very experienced and Tyrone particularly made the experience . I can thoroughly recommend everything about the stay.

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Thank Gillian M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had four nights in this excellent game reserve. Our room was beautiful with excellent views. The standard of the food is good and plentiful. The staff very pleasant and helpful. Our guide Tyronne was excellent and really put himself out to give us such a great experience. I would recommend the walking safari for having a different perspective. It...

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Norwich
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef James has a real passion for food and your tastebuds will be delighted with every meal. Charles will go above and beyond to make your stay even more comfortable. Joe, Adrii and the rest of the team will do anything for you even outside of their working hours. Tyrone - Not one question unanswered, what this guy does not...

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Thank jimbarrettsmith
Manchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We brought clients on a trip and stayed for a night at the reserve. It is very large and the guide was great and very knowledgeable about the area and the animals. We didn't see all the big 5 but what we saw was impressive. The lodge itself is beautiful. We stayed in the Africa room which was large and...

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Thank Lee C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed three nights in the Romance suite and felt like honeymooners in the secluded bungalow at the top of the mountain overlooking the valley and the rest of the lodge. A dream location for us to be in SA and doing safari so good for us we chose this excellent lodge where everyone in the staff tried their hardest...

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

Hi Niklas H Thank you for this lovely review of the lodge. It is very good to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the facilities at the lodge, and that our wonderful staff looked after you well, plus that the game viewing and animal experience was a good one. I do hope that you can visit us again soon....

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We revisited Lions Valley after 4 years, this time we had 3 nights (only 2 last time)and wow was it worth it. We saw the big 5 ( although the leopard was at night so no photo) the cheetah with his nights catch still nearly whole ! The rooms are fit for royalty large and comfatable but the highlight of...

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

Hi Gill H Thanks for your wonderful review of the lodge. It is good to hear that you enjoyed your stay once again and that your whole experience was good. I hope you get to visit us in the near future. Kind regards Cheryl F

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge is a 35-40 minute ride from the perimeter gate over dirt [some rough] roads in a Land Cruiser. The service from the pick up, through the stay, to the drop off back at the parking area is TOP notch. The food was outstanding and plentiful. Courteous and helpful staff, along with very knowledgeable game guides make this place...

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

Hi rlapt101 Thanks for this very nice review of the lodge. It is always good to hear that our staff have looked after guests well and that the lodge facilities are appreciated. We hope you are back visiting us again in the near future. Kind regards Cheryl F

Reviewed October 29, 2016

The two days and nights that we spent at Nambiti in the Lion's Valley Lodge were incredible. We went on 3 game drives, and were fortunate to see 4 lions in separate sightings, 4 of the Big Five, minus leopard (though I'm sure the leopard saw us), a cheetah, and much more. The guides from Lion's Valley were clearly the...

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LionsValley, Manager at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Stephen S Thank you for your review of Lions Valley Lodge. Sounds like you were well looked after by our amazing staff and that your game drives were also good. Do hope that you get to visit us and South Africa again soon. Regards CherylF

Port Shepstone, South Africa
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We had the privilege and absolute pleasure of spending 4 days at this incredible place. From the minute we arrived it felt like home! The friendliest and most accommodating staff, the most beautiful rooms plus the pure joy and awe of the BIG 5 and more!! Our game ranger Barrie Ellis was so knowledgeable..from animals to birds to trees and...

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

Hi Sharon and Peter H Thanks for your lovely review of the lodge. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed all that the lodge has to offer and that our staff looked after you so well. We do hope you get to visit us again soon. Regards CherylF

Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 23, 2016

from the moment we arrived we were treat with a kind of friendship I though had disappeared The bungalows we stayed in were clean roomy and a very comfortable four poster bed The food was first class and plenty of it The game drives were excellent the big five and lots more .

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

Hi Hovercarft-2007 Thank you for your review of Lions Valley Lodge. It is always good to hear that guests have enjoyed everything that the lodge has to offer. Hope to see you again soon. Regards CherylF

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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 

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Address: Nambiti Conservancy, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms would be good- you can usually walk to the main lodge with the closer rooms”
 of 5 bubbles carolinej904, 1 week ago | Read review
“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles GillH53, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Lodge does not allow children under 8 y/o due to liability on the game drives.”
 of 5 bubbles rlapt101, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Do not forget you are in the bush and these are safari lodges wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles hovercraft-2007, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“All amazing, ask after their family rooms, also have one room wheel chair accessible”
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