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Lakeside Lodge

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

Everything was amazing, food, staff, game drive, etc. If anything the bath tubs might need some upgrading. Really nice, loved it, very friendly staff. They made a real effort to make you feel at home. Saw a 3 week old Rhino, was really special. Accommodation...More

2  Thank Cobus007
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Just back from Lakeside Lodge after a holiday with Saga. I cannot praise this holiday enough. This was our second safari after going to Zambia. I thought Zambia was excellent, but this was even better. We saw elephants ,rhino,cheetahs,lions ostrich,wildebeest .it was magical. We even...More

1  Thank Marie L
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Saga all-inclusive. Beautiful, remote location. Wonderful close encounters with chilled lion, cheetah, rhino. Expert rangers who respect animals & environment. Genuinely friendly staff. Lovely, abundant, colourful fresh fruit, salad & veg. Amazing drives down steepest road in southern hemisphere.Winter is best time to visit-cold at...More

4  Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 13 June 2013

We have just returned from a 7 night stay at Lakeside Lodge (4th-10th June) and I usually leave it a few weeks before giving my TA report but I'm eager to write this all down now whilst it is still so fresh in my mind....More

6  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 23 May 2013

3 nights room 43. Lakeside Lodge 4 star but would say 3. We were told,we were upgraded to Ravinside but it was closed for maintenance. Is a 3 hour drive from Johannesburg the last 15-20km is all on dirt road. A rough bumpy ride, then...More

1  Thank aussietraveller59
Response from Michelle B, Client Liaison & Branding Executive at Lakeside LodgeResponded 28 May 2013

Dear Aussietraveller59, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is heartening to read that your trip was overall a pleasant experience but are concerned it was not the memorable time we aim to create for all our guests. Please rest assured...More

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633Marianne21
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Response from Bridget V | Property representative |
Good Day We are indeed malaria free. There are no other inoculations required for visiting us
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HazelHolmes
6 February 2018|
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Good day, Tipping the staff and rangers is completely at your own discretion. It is not required for any guests.
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Good day, No inoculations are required for visiting us
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"Double beds should be in more rooms, mostly single beds for sleeping arrangement Aircon would be wonderful..."
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"Watch out for far lodges as we had encounter close hand with elephant"
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"Remember that you are in a traditional lodge with wild animals around don't expect the height of luxury..."
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