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340 Bushpig Avenue, Marloth Park 1320 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at needles lodge with our kids 13/14/16. Nice breakfast a Nice drink at the fire and than a great diner with a visit of bushbabies. In the morning a Nice visit of some kudu. Close to crocodile gateMore

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Response from DenisGoff, Manager at Needles LodgeResponded 24 August 2018

Dear Ingrid and Family, Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful review. We will be certain to pass your compliments onto the chef's. We enjoyed hosting you and your family and look forward to seeing you in the near future. Best Regards,...More

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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

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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 11 August 2018

We were warmly welcomed by Denis, Gail and Colin and provided with a hot flannel and cold beverage before being shown to our room to freshen up. We enjoyed the excellent food, hospitable service and the company of both our friends, fellow guests and hosts...More

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Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 13 August 2018

Dear Alan, It was our pleasure meeting you and having you as our guests. Thank you very much for the flattering review and choosing Needles for your safari holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards, Denis, Gail, Colin and...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

We appreciated the hospitality of the hosts, the great service, the friendliness and care from all staff members, the good food and awesome safari drive with Patrick at Kruger. We also enjoyed meeting other travellers from around the world over dinner. We'd like to make...More

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Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 13 August 2018

Dear Kim, Thank you very much for taking the time to do do a review and your very kind words and constructive feedback.We can only improve further by this feedback but just to clarify; towels can be renewed at anytime if you leave them on...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

All excellent, especially the food and staff.Using their guide/driver, Patrick, rather than driving your own vehicle into Kruger, had many advantages, including not waiting in line and Patrick's congeniality and expertise (a Class 4 guide).Thanks to him, our game drives were outstanding.More

Thank akorin
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Akorin, Thank you very much for taking the time to do a review and the kind compliments. We really appreciate your feedback. We will be sure to pass on your positive feedback on Patrick to him. Thanks for choosing Needles for your safari break....More

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Welcome to five-star service at three-star rates You deserve to give back to yourself and your loved ones. You deserve to reconnect. And what better way to do so than at an affordable four-star game lodge in the More African bush. Up close and personalWarthogs, giraffe, zebra, kudu, wildebeest and impala wander around Needles Lodge. As you get up close and personal with them, you will experience their lives – and the heart of the African bush. At this warm, owner-run lodge, your comfort, your experience, and your needs are our top priority. As one visitor said, "You looked after us beautifully" – see 'Reviews'. Food, wild animals on your doorstep, peace and tranquility At Needles Lodge, delicious local cuisine, African hospitality, and tranquility complement country-style luxury, resulting in the experience of a lifetime. Your time in the African bush, at Needles Lodge, will revitalise you and your loved ones.Your memories – the animals, the people, the sounds, tastes and scents of the African bush – will live with you for the rest of your life. A bouquet of optionsIf you're looking for a peaceful retreat, escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life; enjoy the hospitality, relax, and soak up the sun at the pool. Or let Needles Lodge be your launching pad to the following day trips – see 'To Do':Kruger National Park (safari in one of the largest and oldest game reserves in the world) Mpumalanga province (landscape, culture, nature, wildlife) Mozambique (craft markets, architecture, history, African/Portuguese cuisine)Swaziland (tribal dancing, bushman paintings, crafts, culture, nature, wildlife)Needles Lodge is located in Marloth Park, a private nature sanctuary in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. Marloth Park is situated on the border of the Kruger National Park, and is neighboured by Mozambique and Swaziland. Opportunities for close-up animal interaction.With Kruger Park in the 'back garden', Needles Lodge is the perfect launch-pad for your safari trip. Stay a few days, enjoy the hospitality, take a day-trip to discover the diverse attractions in the province of Mpumalanga or, if you're looking for a peaceful retreat, simply relax by the pool and escape the hustle and bustle of every-day life. Less
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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US$136 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
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"In the summer, you might want a room away from the pool area."
08 Aug 2018
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"Any all are great"
16 Jun 2018
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"Best not choosing the rooms in front of the pool. Zero privacy or no natural light in your room."
02 Jun 2018
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"Book directly via their website. Only then you can book activities, such as Game Drive, straight away."
18 Mar 2018
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