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Airport Transportation
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Offers & Announcements: 4 Night Kruger Safari
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Everything I expected and more. Accommodations are very comfortable. Breakfast and the 3 course gourmet dinners are awesome. Transportation provided by the lodge is also great. The owners Dennis and Gail along with the manager Colin, all have dinner with the guests on the patio...More

Thank bigeasygirl
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded October 4, 2017

Hi Bigeasygirl, What a lovely review, thank you so much for choosing Needles and the kind words. I will pass on your good wishes to the team. we look forward to seeing you back in the bush. All the best, Denis, Gail, Colin and the...More

Reviewed September 24, 2017

Our hosts Colin, Dennis and Gayle were gracious and made us feel at home. Colin went above and beyond in helping us plan our trip to Needles and I cannot thank him enough. Fantastic value for the price! When we checked out, I could not...More

Thank jacainc
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded September 25, 2017

Dear Jacainc, WOW!! Thank you for your amazing review and your kind words. Thank you for choosing Needles for your safari holiday. We will be certain to pass all of your great comments onto each member of staff individually. It was our great pleasure to...More

Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at this amazing lodge. Great team who made us feel like a family. We took the sunset and game drive which are well recommended. Amazing food and atmosphere at dinners at the lodge. Wish we could have stayed longer...next time❤️More

Thank Amit D
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded September 25, 2017

Dear Amit, Exal and Family, Thank your for taking the time to post these wonderful words and thank you for choosing Needles to be a part of your vacation. We hope to see you all in the near future. Best Regards, Denis, Gail, Colin and...More

Reviewed September 18, 2017

This lodge is amazing, it is situated inside marloth park which is a 2500ha fenced in area with semi wild animals walking round in it such as ostrich, giraffe, zebra, warthog, wildebeest which all come right up to this lodge. The rooms are all ground...More

Thank woodyGBR
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded September 24, 2017

Dear Andrew and Annie, WOW!!! Thank you for your extremely kind words and flattering review. We are glad that you had a wonderful time with us and that you experienced so many amazing sightings during your stay. We will be certain to pass on all...More

Reviewed August 20, 2017

Three years ago we stayed at Needles for Adventurer package - 4 nights. Only negative experience was the fact that this package only left one afternoon to experience the lodge itself. Therefore we added this time one night to the adventurer package. Two full day...More

Thank Erik E
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded August 21, 2017

Dear Erik, M & B. What a wonderful review! Thank you so much for the very kind words. Once again it was our pleasure to have you as our guests. Thank you very much for choosing us again. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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$167 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$167 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Book directly via their website. Only then you can book activities, such as Game Drive, straight away."
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"The rooms are all very similar and I doubt if it matters which one you have"
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"All rooms were fantastically situated and of equal standard"
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"All rooms are great."
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