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Cheetah Ridge Lodge

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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“self catering”(26 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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 allowing guests to quietly observe African wildlife congregating from...
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Lot 92 D 46 District Road | Woodlands Gate, Nambiti Private Game Reserve, Elandslaagte District, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family has visited Nambithi on several occasions, and have tried a few of the lodges. This time we stayed in Nambithi House at Cheetah Ridge. Justin our guide was informative and worked really hard to address our must see list. The staff in the...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Cheetah Ridge as a family of 4 (2 children - 10y and 8y) and stayed for 3 nights in the family suite. We cannot recommend it enough. Firstly... Johnathon was our game ranger and was simply superb. He not only looked after all...More

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Response from Snalson, General Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 14 October 2017

Dear AngusMacf, We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Cheetah Ridge. Jonathan is passionate about the bush and his enthusiasm does certainly come through on his Game Drives. It was an absolute pleasure to sing for Archie on his Birthday, the expression...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cheetah Ridge is truly a place to get away and just relax and enjoy nature and the peace and quite! The Food was really good, so were the sightings and our ranger Jaime really did make our Cheetah Ridge experience that much more special. He...More

Thank Lester A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Truly, if you want peace and quiet in a very beautiful atmosphere - then this is your stop! Great service, amazing guide (Warwick) and just a perfect bush retreat. I would also like to compliment the decor and make a special mention of the artwork...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had an incredible weekend celebrating our wedding anniversary at Cheetah Ridge. The personal service, great attention to detail and overall warmth of the staff made our stay very special. A must mention our game ranger Justin who imparted great knowledge and...More

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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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Free Internet
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Beachfront
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
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Contact Information
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (304)
Room & Suite (51)
Dining (17)
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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 no 3 was great - perfectly situated but I think all the rooms are."
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"Choose any room they all have a view."
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