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Maliba River Lodge

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Knysna, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There was not enough hot water (the geyser was too small) and the electric blanket didn't work for both beds in the upstairs room. The beds were too short. The meal at the hotel was outstanding and the service was excellent.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely 4 day getaway to 3-star Maliba River Lodge. Expect basic amenities at this accommodation.. A perfect place to go to if you want to be in touch with nature, explore the beauty of the mountains and listen to the calming sound of the River flowing. Very helpful and friendly staff. The Main Lodge situated a bit of a... More 

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MalibaFox, Public Relations Manager at Maliba River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. The River Lodge is situated further from the Main Lodge as compared to the Mountain Lodge, which is closer. However, the view from the River Lodge is amazing. We appreciate your support and hope that we see you soon at Maliba. Regards, Maliba Lodge More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms were beautiful, clean and so cozy. The sound of the gushing River was tranquil.The Kitchen area was fully equipped for self-catering. The Lounge area was spacious and the balconies were huge and had a stunning view of the river. We did the hike to Black Pool on foot, it was quite easy to get there, and the markers... More 

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Krugersdorp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Our stay at Maliba River lodge was very pleasant. When booking, we dealt with Maxine, who is very patient, professional and friendly. The units are very well equipped. ALL staff was very helpful, professional and friendly. We loved having a fireplace, heated wall panels as well as underfloor heating. The views are stunning! We will without any doubt visit Maliba... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

The receptionist almost double charged us for the Riverside Lodge. He was very confused regarding the tariffs. The R165 for breakfast was excessive and we declined. Bar and other snacks also expensive.

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MalibaFox, Manager at Maliba River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Our pricing is comparable to similar properties in the country and we feel we provide good value given our remote location and extensive facilities. We regret that this was not your impression and offer our apologies. Regards Maliba Lodge More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This lodge is set in the midst of wonderful nature reserve. Designed for both small and big groups, the lodge offers a relaxing and tranquil experience. We enjoyed the horse ride and riverside hike. You can easily spot big elands scavenging nearby, a fun for kids. The kitchen is fully equipped and the brai stand add the value.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Great place for a retreat. Quiet, calm and with several options of activities. The surrounding scenery was gorgeous and well worth exploring. The lodges were well maintained and had everything required for a self catering break. For those that don´t want to cook, there was a nice restaurant with amazing views in the main Maliba reception building.

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Maliba has a 5 star mountain lodge, a river lodge that offers self-catering bungalows and riverside huts. We chose the self-catering option. The bungalows are large 2 store stone houses at the river. There are 4 bedrooms , 3 upstairs with the most breathtaking views of the mountains! The kitchen is well equipped and the deck offers great views as... More 

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South africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We stayed in one of your self catering units service was very good staff very polite the fridge is not in good condition the freezer was not working. Visited the village had a great time. Hope to come again when its your rainy season to see the river in full swing

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Borger, Drenthe, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had a river lodge chalet . In the morning very cold ,but sunny, so we could have breakfast outside near the mountain Lodge. People were very helpful. Internet was good in the mountain Lodge. We saw some eland antilopes in the park , also outside, doing the uppertrail. We were the only guests . Dinner was perfect. The manager... More 

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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Based within the borders of Tsehlanyane National Park, Maliba River Lodges are self catering retreats set in a pristine wilderness valley deep in the North of Lesotho's breathtaking Maluti/Drakensberg Mountains and only 4½ hours from Johannesburg. The River Lodges offer modern, self catering and serviced accommodation which is perfect for larger families, groups of friends or even couples that want an affordable getaway where they can relax in peace and serenity. Activities include hiking, pony trekking, 4x4 trails, skiing at Afriski, birding, swimming in natural rock pools and community visits.Gourmet meals, bar facilities and internet access is available at the Mountain lodge which is on the same property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maliba River Lodge

Address: Tsehlanyane National Park 400, Lesotho
Location: Lesotho > Butha-Buthe District > Tsehlanyane National Park
Price Range: $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Maliba River Lodge Lesotho/Tsehlanyane National Park
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