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Malealea Lodge

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Malealea 0922 Lesotho See on map
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Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Malealea with a travel group and am absolutely blown away. The landscape is breathtaking and the lodge itself is just so so lovely. There are a lot of little spots that are created with an incredible love to details. The little huts...More

Thank Lara E
Response from MalealeaL, Guest Relations Manager at Malealea LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the little things that people often overlook. Malealea is all about getting out to experience the countryside, the culture and the breathtaking views. But it is also about taking some time out and appreciating the...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

One of my favorite destinations, having visited several times over a three year period. I love its simplicity, quieteness and privacy. Very close to many activities, so it is perfect for exploring the surrounding areas.More

Thank Fezekile F
Response from MalealeaL, Guest Relations Manager at Malealea LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hello Fezekile We are overjoyed that Malealea is one of your favourite places. Simple, quiet and private describes Malealea perfectly. Our goal is for visitors to immerse themselves in the local culture and to explore the surrounding countryside and experience all that is available. Thank...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

We booked at Malealea lodge in the Basotho huts. We were 4 friends and opted for two huts. On arrival we were greeted by friendly staff who showed us to our huts. A nice surprise were that were upgraded to the standard rooms. These rooms...More

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Response from MalealeaL, Guest Relations Manager at Malealea LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We always try as far as possible to upgrade guests in an effort to add value to their stay at Malealea. The self-catering kitchens are constantly re-equipped with crockery, cutlery, etc. and we do try to make it comfortable for...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Great Service from the team including the guides in horse riding side of the tour. Their horses are well kept and disciplined meaning novices have an easier time when riding. The campsites are clean and well o rganized. Of ever you're in Lesotho, visit MalealeaMore

Thank Napo L
Response from MalealeaL, Guest Relations Manager at Malealea LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Malealea Lodge was established as a pony trekking centre over 30 years ago. The community own all the horses and provide guides directly to visitors. The Basotho pony is a horse that riders of all experience levels can ride and...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Malealea lodge is a leader in community based tourism. The lodge is a true family labour of love. The lodge offers a wide array of activities from hiking to cultural interactions but mostly specially pony trekking. One can arrange 1 day to 14 or more...More

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Response from MalealeaL, Guest Relations Manager at Malealea LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. You describe Malealea so perfectly and it is indeed a family labour of love. The Jones family have been running Malealea since 1986 and Malealea is certainly a part of the whole family. Malealea is the perfect base to explore...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$24 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Details
Price range
US$24 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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Room & Suite (120)
Dining (8)
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Family and Play Areas (7)
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jneuhoff
8 October 2016|
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Response from MalealeaL | Property representative |
Hi Julie. Apologies for the very delayed message. I know you've already been in touch with Jackie. Best wishes Michael
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Response from 234beatrice | Reviewed this property |
Reservations - Bloemfontein - Jackie 0825524215
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"Take a flashlight, it is dark at night and can be a challenge finding your hut the first night."
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"Local roundevilles are amazing and should be experienced."
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"Go for a round house, ensuite - the hell with the expense !"
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