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Cheetah Ridge Lodge

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Lot 92 D 46 District Road Woodlands Gate, Nambiti Private Game Reserve, Elandslaagte District, Ladysmith 3370 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I spent 3 wonderful days at Cheetah Ridge with my husband in early November. I simply can not fault it. The room had the 'wow' factor, the food was delicious, the staff beyond helpful and friendly, my hot stone massage was bliss but the star...More

Thank Nick B
Response from CheetahR2, Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Dear Nick and Barbara, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Cheetah Ridge. We will pass on your kind words to the staff and to Jono who took you on safari. We look forward to your next visit. Regards Anthony and Louise

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in October with my parents in the Family Suite. This suite has two main bedrooms, one with a large bed and outdoor shower, the other with a large bed and a small alcove with two single beds, there was a sitting room...More

Thank mjb30
Response from CheetahR2, Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Dear mjb30, we are very pleased you spent such a great time at Cheetah Ridge with your parents in the Family Suite and had great game sightings. We hope you return some time again, to experience another Sundowner along with more great game viewing. Regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a weekend @ Cheetah Ridge in October 2018. We had been to Nambiti before and stayed at Springbok Lodge a few years back so we had an idea on how good it would be :) I honestly don't think I could speak any...More

Thank jonnyza
Response from CheetahR2, General Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jonny, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Cheetah Ridge. We will pass on your kind comments to all departments and to Neo in the bar. Hopefully your next visit will not have to wait a few years again and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing 5 star accommodation, exceptional ranger, Jonathan , quality superb food & staff. Highly recommended, teeming with game, big 5, quality family suite, malaria free, my description says it all. This is a must for everyone who have children & want them to experience the...More

Thank Jillyhillgriffiths
Response from CheetahR2, General Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jilly, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Cheetah Ridge. Thankyou for all your kind comments which we will pass onto the staff. Really glad Jack enjoyed his stay and hope to see you and the family back at Cheetah Ridge....More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Wow, what an experience. A wonderful warm welcome awaits you when you arrive. The staff are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The food is rustically homely and delicious. The small lodges are very clean and super comfortable overlooking a small dam with...More

Thank lindaodendaal2
Response from CheetahR2, Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Linda, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the little extras we provided for all our guests. I will pass on your comments to all the staff and the Game Ranger. We look forward to your next visit. Regards...More

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Description
Cheetah Ridge Lodge Cheetah Ridge Big 5 Lodge is the ultimate safari destination and comes complete with a swimming pool, tennis court, boma and 10 luxurious free standing suites overlooking our private waterhole More allowing guests to quietly observe African wildlife congregating from their front door. Cheetah Ridge is ideal for individuals, family vacations, photo safaris, game and bird safaris or conferencing Cheetah Ridge self-catering Bush Lodge - Nambiti House Enjoy our affordable self-catering accommodation in the Cheetah Ridge Bush Lodge. Set apart from Cheetah Ridge Lodge, Nambiti House is a fantastic family get away destination and can accommodate 10 people comfortably. The private Boma is the perfect setting for the family to gather around the fire to chat about the days happenings while enjoying a traditional South African braai. The open garden allows guests the opportunity to do some mid-morning bird-watching while keeping a watchful eye for any passing wildlife. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$317 - US$427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Woodlands Big 5 Private Safari Lodge
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$317 - US$427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Woodlands Big 5 Private Safari Lodge
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
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Traveller (317)
Room & Suite (54)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Fiddich14
5 October 2016|
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Response from SafariKZN-Mark | Reviewed this property |
Hello and I would contact the lodge directly and ask them the question. We had 'old' people and no youngsters on this last trip. I have stayed at lodges where child minding is available.
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JMBF
9 December 2015|
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Response from cooperlynx | Reviewed this property |
They always stop for coffee/soft drinks, etc. There are no bathrooms other than going behind a bush.
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JMBF
17 November 2015|
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Response from Carole P | Reviewed this property |
No there were not, as the game animals roam around freely around the property. Where you stay is fenced in - and as far as we could see in the properties we visited - no domestic animals were seen! Give Cheetah Ridge a... More
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Room Tips
"Ask for Johnathan to be your ranger and do visit the spa"
Nobby1965
5 days ago
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"All the tented suites overlook a busy waterhole - The family suite is upstairs from the main lodge area."
192jaded
30 Aug 2018
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"Book the Watering Hole - you won't be sorry!"
M2000M
26 Aug 2018
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"Get a view of the watering hole for the full experience."
LozzaByrne
20 Aug 2018
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