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90km from Port Elizabeth on the N2 towards Grahamstown, Driekoppen 6045 South Africa
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This private game reserve's location in the Eastern Cape means it is not only malaria free, but spans 5 ecosystems, resulting in a breath-taking diversity of flora and fauna. Lalibela has 5 lodges, all offering decor that is infused with the essence of Africa, as well as warm and friendly service and unforgettable game viewing. The 3 main aspects of any African safari are the game-viewing, the accommodation and the food – at Lalibela we take special care to ensure that heartfelt service combines with these three “ingredients” to make your Big 5 African safari experience a memorable one.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Entertainment staff
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Internet
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Plunge pool
Shallow end in pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Bottled water
Extra long beds
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Zulu
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90km from Port Elizabeth on the N2 towards Grahamstown, Driekoppen 6045 South Africa
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H8641EUsues wrote a review May 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa2 contributions
We had a fabulous time during our three night stay. The lodge was very clean and had everything we needed, all the staff were very friendly and nothing was to much trouble for them. The food really wonderful, plentiful and different every day. We saw so much game and had a great guide who was very knowledgable. This was our 5 visit and took friends who hadn’t been before and they were so impressed with the whole setup.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from Lalibela Game Reserve, Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve
Responded 24 May 2021
Dear Guest Wow! We love welcoming back repeat guests - thank you for visiting us once again. We are thrilled to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us. We would love to welcome you back for your 6th visit. Kind regards, The Lalibela Team
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Sonja L wrote a review Apr 2021
East London, South Africa18 contributions1 helpful vote
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We had the most amazing 3 night's stay at Lalibela as an anniversary trip away. Every moment of our stay was magical - our game drives, accommodation, food and service! We were spoilt rotten in every way!
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Response from Lalibela Game Reserve, Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve
Responded 24 May 2021
Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review of Lalibela Game Reserve. We absolutely love spoiling each one of our guests. Thank you for choosing Lalibela for your anniversary trip. We hope to welcome you back soon for another visit. Kind regards, The Lalibela Team
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Kobus P wrote a review Apr 2021
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A wonderful experience all round! Lovely staff and facilities, good food, excellent game drives! Enjoyed every minute and totally impressed by Lalibela's extensive conservation projects! What a a memorable time!
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Response from Lalibela Game Reserve, Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve
Responded 24 May 2021
Dear Kobus Thank you for your wonderful review of Lalibela Game Reserve! We are committed to our ongoing conservation and community projects. They would not be possible without each one of our guests that stay with us. We are happy to hear that you had a memorable time with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, The Lalibela Team
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Doug E wrote a review Feb 2021
Knysna, South Africa107 contributions25 helpful votes
Most things about this game lodge are great, especially the rooms, food, friendly, efficient and staff. Game drives are great. Animal diversity is good, especially for this area. Safari guide Ticha is excellent. All staff go out of their way to ensure a luxurious stay. Tipping policy is confusing and a little off-putting. Clearer guidelines would be helpful. They all say tipping is optional but it isn't really - hence the request for guidelines. Mobile data signal is weak but good wi-fi in main lounge only.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Response from Lalibela Game Reserve, Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve
Responded 11 Mar 2021
Dear Doug Thank you for taking the time to review Lalibela Game Reserve. We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. Ticha is a wonderful guide and an asset to our guiding team. He will be so happy to know that you enjoyed the game drives with him. Thank you for your feedback about the gratuity guideline, we will look into this. We hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards, The Lalibela Team
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Ingrid_Minter wrote a review Jan 2021
Cape Town Central, South Africa3 contributions
Our stay at Lentaba Lodge on Lalibela Game Reserve was everything we had hoped for and more. The service was the best we’ve received from any establishment in SA - we felt like everyone genuinely wanted us to be looked after and have the best possible experience. The food was plentiful and delicious all the time, and the service in the dining room and bar area was quick and friendly. Drinks prices are really good here too! Our cottage was spotlessly clean, well equipped and comfortable with lots of space to really relax and enjoy the views. Absolutely loved the spacious bathroom with sliding door that opens up giving you a view from your bathtub. The game drives were each unique and informative. We managed to see most of the animals and experience these magnificent creatures
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from Lalibela Game Reserve, Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve
Responded 11 Mar 2021
Dear Ingrid Thank you for your wonderful review of Lalibela Game Reserve! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at Lentaba Lodge. From the food, to your room, to your game drive experience, we are happy to know that your entire stay was everything that you hoped for and more! Each one of our staff members are so passionate about our little piece of paradise. We would love to welcome you back for another visit soon. Kind regards, The Lalibela Team
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PRICE RANGE
US$640 - US$851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
lalibela game reserve hotel eastern cape
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapeDriekoppen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
45
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