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Lidiko Lodge
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“Wonderful experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2008

We (two adults and two teenagers) stayed for five nights and loved every minute. Lidiko Lodge consists a number of air-conditioned en-suite lodges set around an inviting pool in peaceful gardens. Accommodation has an air of luxury but at very reasonable prices and is clean and well maintained. Breakfast is delightful and consists cold buffet with interesting home-cooked hot dishes. There's also an all-day terrace menu for snacks etc. but we were always out. Five minutes walk to numerous reasonable restaurants in the small town centre. The setting is outstanding but what made our stay so memorable was the level of care and attention provided by owners Dirk and Lyzette, assistant Paul, and their hospitable team. They have created such an inviting place with their great humour, relaxed style, and knowledge of the area. Cultural visits, turtle safaris, estuary cruises, etc, can all be booked thro' Lidiko. Just a few minutes to view hippos and crocs. Monkeys and mongeese regular visitors to Lidiko's gardens. We could go on!! Fantastic!

  • Liked — Great hosts
  • Disliked — Having to leave
  • Stayed January 2008, traveled with family
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Lidiko Lodge

Property: Lidiko Lodge
Address: 95 McKenzie Street | PO Box 68, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 32 Specialty Lodging in St Lucia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lidiko Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set above the Great St Lucia Lake, Lidiko lodge is a 4* lodge, centrally situated in the village of St Lucia, surrounded by the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park (iSimangaliso Wetland Park), an UNESCO natural World Heritage Site. Lidiko Lodge offers 16 well-appointed air conditioned en-suite garden rooms decorated in a contemporary Afro-Colonial style. All rooms offer a private patio and lead onto the pool area or bird filled gardens. Free wi-fi is available in all the communal areas. ... more   less 
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