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Elandslaagte Road, Ladysmith 3370 South Africa
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Nambiti Plains is an exclusive, intimate 5* Lodge in the heart of the malaria free Big5 Nambiti Game Reserve. Offering our guests a private bush experience where Africa meets absolute luxury in an earthy environment. Allow Nambiti Plains to indulge you in an unforgettable get-away experience of fine dining, exquisite rooms, attentive staff and magical game drives. ONLY 3 HOURS DRIVE FROM DURBAN AND 4 HOURS DRIVE FROM JOHANNESBURG
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Property amenities
Free parking
Pool
Free breakfast
Fishing
Walking tours
Airport transportation
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Car park
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
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Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Minibar
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Room service
Safe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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English, Afrikaans, Zulu

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Happiness03562333478 wrote a review 17 Jan
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It was an excellence stay at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge. Comfortable room. Very friendly and competent staff. We sah hundreds of animals at the water hole in front of the lodge. Great game drives with wonderful ranger. We saw Big 4 and Chita. Great food with nice wine list. Everything was perfect :-) Thank you.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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JMcC83F wrote a review May 2020
London, United Kingdom57 contributions54 helpful votes
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This hit the spot for luxurious living and diversity of wildlife. Amazing close encounters on every game drive, including cheetahs and four of the big five, although the leopard eluded us. We even saw black rhinos wallowing in the mud on our arrival transfer from the car park! The waterhole close to the lodge attracts wildlife throughout the day, with excellent views from the veranda. Although the lodge is unfenced and we had to be escorted back to our accommodation at night, we felt safe and secure at all times. Cooking and food presentation were first class and nothing was too much trouble for the chef, with all culinary requests catered for and remembered at every meal. The honeymoon suite was amazing and worth the additional outlay. As an arachnophobe, I loved the reassurance of the mosquito netting enclosing the bed at night, keeping any possible intruders at bay!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Teppin wrote a review 07 Jan
York, United Kingdom198 contributions52 helpful votes
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We stayed for 3 nights, I wish it was 300. This is simply the most fantastic experience we've had in over 30 years of globetrotting. The entire team are wonderful, from Magdel, the best General Manger alive? To Jason, a brilliant game guide, with exceptional driving skills and Cindi with the ever present smile, we were in tears when we left, we felt like we'd made friends for life. Our suite was exquisite, with Waterbuck, Nyala, Warthog and Kudu almost within arms reach of our terrace. I even had a Nyala almost join me in the outdoor shower, an experience i'll never forget. The game drives were obviously the highlight, with Jason showing so much passion for every living creature in the park, not just the big stuff. There's so much bird life out there to look at it's mind blowing. When you're not out on a drive the catering team keep you on your toes with a wonderful array of food and drink on the deck overlooking the waterhole. I could spend days just watching the constant flow of animal traffic coming and going there alone. It's amazing place stand and stare! We are already looking to go back, it really is that good. Go, you'll not be disappointed.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Tanur wrote a review 04 Jan
Johannesburg, South Africa5 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at Nambiti Plains for our first anniversary. The staff went out of their way to make our trip extra special. The food and game viewing were also of great quality and we would highly recommend this property.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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icloet200512 wrote a review 03 Jan
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
Stay was fantastic. Highlights of 2 game drives was 3 cheetahs, 3 rhinos and a serval (wild cat family). Lodging was fabulous. Wine list could be better. All staff and management service was excellent.
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US$400 - US$588 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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nambiti plains private game reserve hotel ladysmith
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South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalLadysmith
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve (3.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and extra long beds.
What food & drink options are available at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Zulu.