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andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located 35’ from airstrip Room huge bathroom (bigger than bedroom , with inside shower and bathtub , separate wc , NO outside shower , the safe is not working in 2 rooms for complete stays , the mini pool beside the bedroom = it’s water...More

Thank Patrick c
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We stayed one night. We had 2 game drives. They were 4 hours each. We saw amazing animals including 2 female lions in a tree. The rangers and trackers love what they do. We had Kerri and Thulani. They worked so hard during the drives...More

Thank Sheilaf495
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Do not know where to start. After a beautiful drive from Durban, my wife and I were welcomed to a very special place called Phinda Vlei. Dumi & Alex provided some incredible experiences on a stout Land Cruiser that rode like a ‘78 Cadillac. And...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Well true to the Phinda name this was a return visit. 2nd to Vlei and 3rd to Phinda. And it was as special this time as the first. As a game reserve it just keeps delivering the most amazing experiences Combined with the fabulous people...More

Thank CasperUk
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We spent three nights here - that means six game drives and some excellent meals. We were greeted by Kathryn who said she was off on leave that evening, so from then on we were looked after by her relief manager, Saskia, who was absolutely...More

Thank Annabelle H
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Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
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Minibar
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Restaurant
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US$320 - US$456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$320 - US$456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Response from happytraveler12015 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the elephants did not visit during our 4 day stay. We were told that they were there a few days before. Consider it a bonus if they visit but I wouldn't expect it. We did see a Cheetah from our deck! The... More
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"with only 6 suite , no differrence we were 4 and 6 same side"
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"Room 6 for the possibility of the elephants drinking but happy to sacrifice your swim. No contest."
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"Request room 6 (at the end) for most privacy and chance of elephants drinking from your pool."
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"Rooms 5 and 6 animals visit splash pool"
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