We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lakeside Lodge

Is this your business?
Save
Traveller (307)
Room & Suite (38)
Pool & Beach (9)
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“the reserve”(30 reviews)
“game drives”(78 reviews)
“vervet monkeys”(12 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
4 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like:
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (307)
Filter reviews
264 results
Traveller rating
168
60
20
9
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
168
60
20
9
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsthe reservegame drivesvervet monkeyssaga repholiday of a lifetimeboat tripsafari holidaywarm clothingwonderful locationcomfortable roomsfantastic holidayexcellent experiencefriendly planetwealth of knowledgeview of the lakesponge puddingflora and fauna
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 264 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Stayed here for 3 days. This was the highlight of our SA vacation. Entabeni game reserve is amazing! I hope I get another chance to come visit again. If I do, I will for sure be booking with lakeside lodge again. The staff were all...More

1  Thank LydiaM24
Response from Bridget V, Public Relations Manager at Lakeside LodgeResponded yesterday

Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Lakeside lodge. We are delighted to read that you had a legendary experience and and we do hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 2 days ago

very lovely gateway establishment with a good bush experience. the guides are knowledgeable about the wild life they have. A bit disappointing that they can only accommodate one person at a time for massage.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank Rhulani_Hhlungwane
Response from Bridget V, Public Relations Manager at Lakeside LodgeResponded yesterday

Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Lakeside lodge. We are delighted to read that you had a legendary experience and and we do hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our 3rd stay at Entabeni, and second at Lakeside Lodge in specific. Everything was great and the rooms have clearly been improved since our last stay there two years ago. The whole experience was really enjoyable as always, and Jan was the best...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank Justin S
Response from Bridget V, Public Relations Manager at Lakeside LodgeResponded yesterday

Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Lakeside lodge. We are delighted to read that you had a legendary experience and and we do hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was wonderful. We spent 2days at Lakeside then moved next door to the Kingfisher Lodge - even nicer ! The staff could not be more helpful and our Ranger/Safari guide was outstanding, Marks knowledge was great and we saw loads of animals, his...More

Thank Margot63W
Response from Bridget V, Public Relations Manager at Lakeside LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Lakeside Lodge. We are delighted to read that you had a legendary experience and your comments regarding Mark,Maria and Jim have all been passed onto senior management. We do hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Getting to this lodge was a true adventure. When our guide showed us where we would be traveling to get to the lodge, I thought he was kidding. The rooms were very, nice; especially considering our location. The meals and entertainment at the meals were...More

2  Thank Badgerlink
Response from Bridget V, Public Relations Manager at Lakeside LodgeResponded 11 April 2018

Good Day Badgerlink Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Lakeside Lodge.We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed the elephant sightings by your room. We do hope to welcome you back in the future to experience...More

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in Entabeni Game Reserve
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (307)
Room & Suite (38)
Pool & Beach (9)
Dining (8)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Rigibann
13 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Bridget V | Property representative |
Good day, Thank you for the question. please call +27 (0) 12 443 6700 for more information
1
Vote
633Marianne21
12 April 2018|
Answer
Response from allenk24 | Reviewed this property |
Hi 633Marian. The water is bottled and is supplied in rooms and as requested.
0
Votes
doloresn
30 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Carlsberg84 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the very beginning of November and there was no rain.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Kingfisher Lodge is small and personal, Lakeside is more for large groups and families"
Read review
"Rather book a smaller lodge, in the lower part of the reserve, where the big five are supposedly easier to..."
Read review
"Rooms in the sixties and above are further away from the main buildings"
Read review
"Left blank"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing