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Reviewed 3 May 2014

Our family of 4 stayed in Lakeside at Entabeni during April 2014. We were greeted by exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. The rooms were luxurious and very tidy. Food was great. The resort offers two safari trips into the wild daily. one being from 6am...More

6  Thank JV_ZA
Response from MichelleBouic, Marketing & PR Executive at Lakeside LodgeResponded 10 June 2014

Dear JV_ZA, How wonderful to read that your time with us was a Legendary one for you and your family. It does sound as though your game drives were exceptional – a leopard sighting is indeed rare! We are proud to have made you family’s...More

Reviewed 26 April 2014

Our first time visit to South Africa, coupled with our first safari we could not have chosen a better location. We travelled with SAGA and from leaving home to arriving at Lakeside everything was as expected. Once at Lakeside the lodge team took over they...More

13  Thank steverotary
Response from MichelleBouic, Marketing & PR Executive at Lakeside LodgeResponded 10 June 2014

Dear Steve Rotary, Thank you for finding the time to post this review about your stay we are most enchanted to establish that you stay was a magical one. It is fulfilling to read that our team delivered a Legendary service that we strive for...More

Reviewed 23 March 2014

This was my first experience of African safaris, and my first holiday with Saga. I have to say that I was thoroughly impressed by both! Having heard stories of one lion surrounded by a ‘circus’ of 10 to 12 vehicles, I was not at all...More

8  Thank Neill M
Reviewed 7 March 2014

I have recently got back from Lakeside Lodge. I travelled with a group of 20 who had all booked via Saga. The staff, especially Phineas & Aniska were fantastic. The lodge staff were also great. Every game drive was an exciting experience, we saw so...More

4  Thank sue f
Response from MichelleBouic, Client Liaison at Lakeside LodgeResponded 11 March 2014

Dear Sue F, Thank you for your review received. We are heartened to read that your overall stay was indeed Legendary and that your game sightings were memorable. We would like to thank you for your input and have forwarded your concerns raised to our...More

Reviewed 26 February 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the lakeside lodges. The lodges are at the top of the mountain and you have a adventurous drive up a dirt road to get there. There are older lodges but well maintained and very nice. I wish the electric...More

4  Thank mistergks
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Good Day, Tips are not forced onto any of our guests. This is fully at your own discretion.
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"The rooms can be very cold in June although you do have electric blankets."
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"Kingfisher Lodge is small and personal, Lakeside is more for large groups and families"
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"Rather book a smaller lodge, in the lower part of the reserve, where the big five are supposedly easier to..."
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"Rooms in the sixties and above are further away from the main buildings"
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