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Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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...

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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

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...

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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

Reviewed 25 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...

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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

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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...

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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

Reviewed 24 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 &...

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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

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I visited Lion's Valley with my husband, parents and my in laws for 2 nights. We loved it! From the delicious food to the absolutely beautiful rooms, friendly service, lovely location etc. Special shout out to our truly wonderful guide Nolan for his extreme patience, lovely manner and, even though I know this also has to do with luck too,...

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

Hi PriyaH Many thanks for your lovely review of the lodge. We are glad that your experience as a whole was good and that the game viewing was also very favourable. Hope you get another opportunity to visit us again soon. Kind regards Cheryl F

Richmond, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Myself and some friends recently spent 2 nights at Lions valley lodge having a wonderful experience starting with the lovely lodge staff through to Ranger Barrie and the resident lions. The ever helpful Joe and Charlie were more then happy to assist our every need and answer our questions on any topic. The food was plenty and mouth watering. The...

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

Hi Erica Thank you for this fantastic feedback and we are so glad that your needs were well catered for and that your found the facilities and staff good and helpful. Hope to see you again soon. Regards Cheryl Fe

Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Reviewed 8 August 2016

What an amazing lodge with super awesome staff!! The staff are caring and very helpful. The rooms are huge and luxurious but fitting for the bush! They have the Big 5 in the reserve which is a bonus!!! What I loved about it is the fact that that the lodge is not fenced and the animals are free to roam...

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

Hi SuzM88 Thank you for your very positive and good feedback on the lodge. Glad to hear that you enjoyed it all and that you are wanting to come back again. Hope this will be soon. Kind regards Cheryl F

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

What an brilliant place for a safari. The memories of the warm welcome, incredible rooms and informative safari will be fondly cherished. I cannot recommend highly enough! Saw loads of wildlife and was thoroughly spoilt!

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

Hi Mike S Many thanks for your lovely review of the lodge. Glad that you enjoyed it all and hope you can get to visit us again soon. Kind regards Cheryl F

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I brought some more colleagues here this week for a 1 night stay after a long week at work. Most had never been "on safari" before, so was super amped to give them the Lions Valley Experience. From a fruit cocktail on arrival, to an amazing lunch, the team were amazed at how luxurious this lodge is in relation to...

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

Hi Lakota75 Thanks so much for once again visiting the lodge and taking your new team mates along with you. Thanks for this fantastic feedback. Glad that your 35th visit was a good one and we look forward to your next 35 visits to the lodge. Kind regards Cheryl F

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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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“The accom was detached. It was huge. The balcony was the whole width of the lodge with four fold back windows Very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles DiG764, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Africa & Bird, Ndebele & Nguni are closest to the centre. They also have connecting verandas - good for kids in separate rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles HeidiE707, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All lodges are quiet and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles lyndyl001, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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