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Reviewed 26 November 2020

We have just come back from a very memorable family weekend. We had such a wonderful time and was very well looked after. Our ranger Liezel went out of her way to make it a great experience for all of us. We were very fortunate to see the 2 little cheetah cubs and witness a Blesbuck giving birth. As usual, the food was excellent, the accommodation very comfortable and the staff very friendly and caring. This was my 5th visit to Lalibela and it will not be the last. We absolutely love it there!! As Wendy would say..."Eat, Sleep, Safari, Repeat!!"

Date of stay: November 2020
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Lalibela Game Reserve, Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2020

Dear Guest

Thank you for taking the time to review Lalibela Game Reserve. We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. We are even more happy to hear that this was your 5th visit to Lalibela. We absolutely love welcoming back repeat guests because it means we did something right to create a memorable experience. Wow, what a special memory witnessing a blesbuck give birth. It is not every day that you get to have that heart warming experience. We will be sure to pass on your compliments to the chef and the rest of the Lalibela team. We hope to welcome you back for your 6th visit!

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The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

We had the good fortune to have a 2 night 3 day mini break last weekend at Lentaba Lodge which is an easy 1 hour drive from Port Elizabeth . It was our first mini holiday post COVID lockdown and was a wonderful and relaxing experience. The first day was particularly hot with the temperature in the car showing 42C just as we arrived to the reception . Lentaba is a lodge where you can do as much or as little as you like and it is very enjoyable and decadent to relax in and around the lodge and enjoy a pot of tea or G & T whilst soaking up the Eastern Cape Bush ! I would highly recommend to go and take advantage of the incredible rates currently being offered to locals. The photos are only off an iPhone but give an idea of what you will see ! Also a special shout out to Ticha our very knowledgeable guide from Zimbabwe . Can’t wait to try Kichaka the newly renovated luxury lodge next time . Cheers

Date of stay: November 2020
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Lalibela Game Reserve , Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2020

Dear Peter

Wow, thank you for your wonderful review of Lalibela Game Reserve! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Thank you for choosing Lalibela as your first holiday post COVID! We are happy to hear that you were able to have a relaxing weekend away. Thank you for sharing your photos with us. We will be sure to let Ticha and the Lentaba Lodge team know that you had a wonderful stay. We would love to welcome you to the newly renovated Kichaka Lodge! We are so proud of this beautiful lodge. It has been our silver lining for what was a very challenging 2020.

Kind regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 1 November 2020

We visited Marks Camp at the end of october and once again the experience was amazing. Our guide, Carrie Ann, made the experience so interesting for all of us, from showing us various animal tracks to tasting termites, even stopping to show us an African Land snail ,she kept all of us, and especially our children engaged. We saw the big 4 and enjoyed 4 spectacular game drives.
The highlight was definitely swimming in the pool while elephants drank at the watering hole below us.
Bongi and Wendy kept us entertained and so well looked after in the dining room
And hats off to the chef as the food was amazing
My son is still talking about the kudu steak!
Thank you Lalibela team for a fantastic 2 day stay. We will definitely be back.
Dylan and Tamaryn Cox

Date of stay: October 2020
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Lalibela Game Reserve , Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2020

Dear Cox Family

Thank you for your amazing review of Lalibela Game Reserve. We are so happy to hear that your family enjoyed their recent stay at Mark's Camp. It is lovely to hear that the elephants came for a drink while you were at the swimming pool. This is such a special memory. Thank you for your kind words. We will be sure to pass them on to Carrie-Ann, Bongi, Wendy, the chef and the rest of the Mark's Camp team. We look forward to welcoming your family back to Lalibela!

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The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 22 October 2020

This was our second visit and was as outstanding as our first. The accommodation was first class as was the dinning. From the moment we arrived the staff were so friendly and hospital. Nothing was too much trouble and every one went that extra mile.
Our ranger for the four days was Darren who made sure that we saw all of the big five. Nothing was too much trouble and every day was a new adventure. I had damaged my hamstring before our visit and he made sure that I was really looked after. It is impossible to complain about anything as everything was perfect.

Room tip: All lodges are excellent.
Date of stay: October 2020
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Lalibela Game Reserve , Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2020

Dear John

Thank you for your wonderful review of Lalibela Game Reserve. We are delighted to hear that you were well looked after during your stay. Our staff love to go the extra mile to ensure that all your expectations are met. We couldn't think of a better way to take some time out and recover than out in nature. We wish you a speedy recovery! We will pass on your kind words to the Mark's Camp team. We hope you will visit us again in the future!

Kind regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 18 October 2020

We had a great experience at Mark's Camp. The room was very tastefully decorated and spacious with high quality linen. The meals were very tasteful and special requests were handled with pleasure. The staff was very friendly and most helpful making our stay at the lodge very memorable. A definite highlight was the game viewing where we were able to get very close to the animals. There is an abundance of animals, birds and beautiful scenes.
Our guide, Carrie-Ann, must receive a special mention with her vast knowledge making the viewing very informative. She went out of her way to accommodate our requests and we experienced great encounters with the animals thanks to her.
Lalibela is a sure recommendation.

Room tip: We had room 4 at Mark's Camp which was at the end and very private.
Date of stay: October 2020
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Lalibela Game Reserve , Guest Services / Front Office at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2020

Dear Gideon

Thank you for taking the time to review Lalibela Game Reserve. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at Mark's Camp. It sounds like you had some great game viewing with Carrie-Ann. We will be sure to let her know. Thank you for your recommendation. We hope you will visit us again. We would love to welcome you back for another visit.

Kind regards,
The Lalibela Team

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