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Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you want to switch off and be spoilt rotten this is the place to be. For those that visit such resorts you know the drill, 'Eat, sleep, game drive, eat, sleep, game drive :-)" - what make this place special... probably location next to the water hole so you see lots from your room, and the staff...and the food........ More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Sue B Thanks for your delightful review of the lodge. It is good to know that our staff and management have looked after you well and that you have enjoyed the food prepared by our capable chefs. We do hope that you can get the opportunity to visit us again soon. Regards CherylF More 

Durban
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148 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This stay was the second time that we have been to this particular lodge. Staff were friendly from beginning to end and food is very good with a large variety of choice. Chalet we stayed in was large with a great view overlooking the water hole. Whilst sitting having an early morning coffee impala, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra and giraffe walked... More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi SharksSupporter1 Thanks for your review on the lodge. It does sound like you have enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you on a 3rd return visit to the lodge in the near future. Regards CherylF More 

Calgary, Canada
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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We spent 3 nights at the Lodge as our first safari experience. We had heard from friends that it was a pretty luxurious stay so we had reasonably high expectations on arrival: those expectations were surpassed within minutes of arrival. The "cabin" was huge, was really, really well finished and had fantastic views. The food that often excellent -- the... More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Jamie R Thank you for your lovely review on the lodge. It is always good to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay and that everything the lodge has to offer is good. Just sorry about the little (but still big) bits of wildlife were able to disturb you but it is to be expected in the bush. Do... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Second time coming to Nambiti and it was a fabulous stay! Staff were very friendly. Chalets were huge. Food was delicious and the game drives always eventful with animal sightings (big and small). Highly recommend to anyone looking for a break. The value is better than the other lodges and the vibe of the lodge is very friendly and peaceful.

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Elinor F Thanks for your feedback on Lions Valley Lodge. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the lodge. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards CherylF More 

East Sussex, UK
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

What can I say? We (2 adults, 2 kids of 12 and 14) thought Lions Valley Lodge was just spectacular from start to finish - and unbelievable value for money. From our drive in with Tyron, where we saw baby giraffes, hippos out of the water, numerous types of deer and were almost charged by an elephant in must, to... More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi MelissaA_7 Thank you for your very nice review of the lodge. Glad to see that you enjoyed everything and are recommending it to your friends. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Regards CherylF More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I stayed two nights in the Africa suite at this lovely, intimate resort. The suite and central lodge were superb - clean, spacious, and very comfortable. Both sites offered great views of the Nambiti reserve with a nice watering hole directly in front. The game drives were the best of all; we were lucky to get Tyrone and Barrie as... More 

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Cheryl F, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi amc7q Thank you for your review on Lions Valley Lodge. We are glad that your whole experience was a good one and that your were looked after so well by the rangers. We do hope to see you there again soon. Kind regards Cheryl F More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I've just returned from this amazing place with my wife and step son. The staff are amazing and Barrie and Tyrone the Rangers simply the best guys who ever witnessed a changing elephant and rhino with me! If ever you get the chance to go to Lion valley go. Without a second thought it will be the best thing you... More 

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Cheryl F, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Mark W Thank you for taking the time to do a review of your experience at the lodge. We are glad that you enjoyed yourself and do hope that you get to visit us again soon. Kind Regards Cheryl F More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed in the Zebra suite (which was beautifully done). Two massive bathtubs side by side, great balcony overlooking the dam but still private from the other suites. The food was good as well, although in this regard we were probably expecting a bit more. That's not to say that the food wasn't good but for the price we were... More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi David S Thanks for the lovely review that you have done on the lodge. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed everything that the lodge has to offer. W do hope that you get another opportunity to visit us again soon. Regards Cheryl F More 

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I only got to stay 1 night at this amazing property but will definitely be back. It is a small lodge so the attention to detail is just fantastic. The rooms are exceptional with great views over the dam. The food was great and the staff brilliant. The game rangers have a wealth of information and the game drives were... More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Toni0505 Many thanks for this lovely feedback. I do hope you get the opportunity to visit us again soon and this time for at least a 2 or 3 night stay. Kind regards Cheryl F More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Spent three nights in the wonderful spacious Romance Suite with an exceptional view on the landscape. We enjoyed the most friendly hospitality provided by management and staff and the great deal of attention at any time. With highly professional staff Game drives and Bush walks have become unforgettable impressions to us. Many thanks for the perfect memorable stay. Erich &... More 

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LionsValley, Director of Sales at Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Erich and Beatrix Many thanks for taking the time to give this lovely review on the lodge and we are happy to hear that your experience of everything that the lodge has to offer was good. Do hope you can come see us again in the near future. Kind regards Cheryl F More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exclusive, Malaria-free Big Five Private game lodge situated on the Nambiti Private Game Reserve near Ladysmith, Kwa-Zulu Natal. It is geared for utimate relaxation and indulgence of wild life and natural surroundings of the bushveld. Visitors are accommodated in exlusive suites offering maximum privacy. There are a wealth of interesting activities for visitors to participate in. Lions Valley Lodge is situated near to historic battlefields and trips can be arranged. Bush braais and fishing in the dams can be arranged. Guests who want to unwind can laze around at the pool deck which overlooks the waterhole. Succumb to a massage by one of our trained therapists. Lions Valley Lodge offers a unique setting for corporate or team-building breakaways and conferences whilst being surrounded by the spectular sights and sounds of the African Bushveld. ... more   less 

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Address: Nambiti Conservancy, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms would be good- you can usually walk to the main lodge with the closer rooms”
 of 5 bubbles carolinej904, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles GillH53, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lodge does not allow children under 8 y/o due to liability on the game drives.”
 of 5 bubbles rlapt101, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not forget you are in the bush and these are safari lodges wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles hovercraft-2007, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All amazing, ask after their family rooms, also have one room wheel chair accessible”
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 of 5 bubbles M8952XQsueb, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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