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Breakfast included
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely stay in Needles lodge. We loved having the hosts with us for dinner, and alle the animals who came over near the veranda. A nice talk at the boma, bush babies and bats passing by for some bananas. Lovely food, nice...More

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Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This Lodge doesn't compare to any place I have previously been to! Even 5 star hotels don't equal Needles Lodge. I think it's mostly thanks to the experience. Warm welcome followed by refreshing drink, beautiful room with very comfortable bed, delicious food, great staff, animals...More

Thank world_curious_me
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 2 April 2018

Dear World Curious Me, WOW! What can we say to such an amazing review? You are way to kind and setting the bar very high for us. Thank you so much for the amazing review and for choosing us for your safari holiday. We are...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thank you to Denis, Gail, Colin and staff for a memorable holiday. A recommendation from a friend did not adequately prepare us for the quality of our stay at Needles Lodge which I cannot recommend highly enough. The welcome on arrival of hot towels and...More

Thank Jane6122
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jane & Tony, We miss you guys! It was really our pleasure having you as our guests at Needles Lodge. It's always great to share Kruger with nature lovers like yourselves and share our interest and knowledge in birds. Thank you so much for...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Having spent 2 weeks in basic SAN Parks accommodation it was such a relief to arrive at the welcoming, clean, comfortable Needles Lodge. Having endured, grey, thin bedding, thinner towels and well used / worn bathrooms, Needles proved to be the perfect place to end...More

Thank oneval
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 14 June 2018

Dear Oneval, Thank you so much for the amazing and flattering review! Being in the hospitality industry is so rewarding when our efforts are noticed and appreciated. And of course a big thank you for choosing Needles. We look forward to your next visit. Kind...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

My friends and I stayed at Needles to go on safari in April 2018. We had heard of Needles from a mutual friend, and their recommendation was spot on - we had an absolutely wonderful experience. The staff and Colin were gracious and accommodating with...More

Thank Marybeth T
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Marybeth, It was our pleasure having you as our guests.The discussions were engaging and most enjoyable. Thank you very much for such a wonderful review and choosing Needles for your safari holiday. We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards, Denis, Gail, Colin...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$149 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$149 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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"Any all are great"
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"Best not choosing the rooms in front of the pool. Zero privacy or no natural light in your room."
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"Book directly via their website. Only then you can book activities, such as Game Drive, straight away."
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"The rooms are all very similar and I doubt if it matters which one you have"
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