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Lions Valley Lodge

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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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Conference Facilities
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Nambiti Memorial Gate, Ladysmith 3370 South Africa
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Pietermaritzburg Airport136 km
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Everything about the holiday was wonderful, from Barry our extremely passionate and knowledgeable guide, to the enormous room, the friendly and very helpful staff and the delicious food. The only negative we had was the wine list! We tried most of the reds over our 3 night
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Wife and I spent 3 nights there. Every aspect was magnificent. Accommodation was luxurious-5 Star. Food was outstanding. It was cold and rainy but game drives were brilliant. Our guide,Nolan,was the most knowledgeable that we have ever encountered.We will definitely return.
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Response from Cheryl F, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Hi DavidwJ3795FU Thanks so much for your wonderful review of the lodge and good to hear that you enjoyed the facilities and game drives and that your guide was good. We do hope that you can return again soon. Kind regards Cheryl F
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7 nights of pure luxury. Everything about Lions Valley Lodge is excellent! The warm hospitality, excellent food, outstanding service, attention to detail and the game drives - all are 5 ++ star. Nolan, our guide, was so knowledgeable, patient and fun! I learned a lot about the
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Response from Cheryl F, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge
Responded 07 Jan 2019
Hi Joades Many thanks for your excellent feedback on your experience at the lodge. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed yourselves at Lions Valley Lodge so much. There is a huge amount of interesting historical facts and information to learn about the reserve and the surrounding area. We do hope that you can get to visit us again soon. Kind regards Cheryl F
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My family and I stayed at Lion’s Valley Lodge for 7 nights, and we loved every minute of it! If you’re looking for stunning views, incredible animal sightings, amazing staff, delicious food, and beautiful rooms, then look no further. This is THE place to visit. We left feeling
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Response from Cheryl F, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge
Responded 11 Jan 2019
Hi EJTrottier Many thanks for this really informative and great review of the lodge. We are very glad to hear that your whole experience was so good and interesting. we do hope that you get an opportunity to visit us again soon. Kind regards CherylF
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We stayed in Nambiti Game reserve at Lion's Valley for 2 nights in November 2018. It was probably the best 3 days ever. Our stay kicked off in style- easy to find from Joburg airport in a rental car and the effervescent Charles was waiting for us at the gate. Even on the drive
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Response from Cheryl F, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge
Responded 11 Dec 2018
Hi Josh_vn Thank you for your really interesting and informative review of the lodge. It is always good to hear that guests enjoy the wonderful staff, facilities and the reserve so much. Sounds like your trip was amazing and that your experiences with the elephant is one to remember forever. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back again to the lodge in the near future. Kind regards Cheryl F
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We used Rhino transfers who drove us from Jo'burg to the gate in approx 4 hours. Very easy, good service and reasonable. rhino shuttles . co . za As per the other comments, you will see 4 of the big 5 multiple times I'm sure, but you are unlikely to see leopard (or cheetah) in this reserve as there are so few in this reserve. But I wouldn't let that stop you going!
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"This hotel is the best value for money of any we have ever come across. Absolute luxury for mid-range pricing"
"All suites are amzing"
"Every single room is equally beautiful"
"We loved Savannah"
US$537 - US$572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalLadysmith
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