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“vlei lodge”(55 reviews)
“plunge pool”(39 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a terrific place. Only 6 cabins, so very personal service. The accommodation was wonderful - spacious, luxurious, wiht a plunge pool overlooking the vlei and baboons, elephants, wildebeest and monkeys. One cabin had a visit from the elephants to drink from their pool! Great...More

Thank Kriselda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge is a must visit. It is pricey, but the value is worth it. Our stay was incredible from start to finish. Camp Manager Rachel was so friendly and attentive. Our game drives as well were incredible with great game sightings. In the morning,...More

Thank Jesse L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The safari is out of this world!! The service is spectacular!! The only thing we didn't get were the elephants drinking from our pool, but we did see an elephant walk past! The food is wonderful and the standard is what you would expect -...More

Thank lou b
Reviewed February 4, 2018

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

1  Thank Patrick c
Reviewed January 14, 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

1  Thank Sheilaf495
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Airport Transportation
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lou b
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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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"Cabin 4 has a great view of wildlife, Cabin 6 might get elephant visits, cabin 3 is close to the main lodge..."
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"Would suggest lodge 2 - it has a private outdoor shower"
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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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