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    andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge

    Kwazulu-Natal, Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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    • Terrible1%
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    “vlei lodge” (53 reviews)
    “plunge pool” (37 reviews)
    “game drives” (61 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 25 February 2017

    We had a tough time selecting the perfect setting for our 25th anniversary trip to Africa because Africa is not an inexpensive destination. We found that many areas were incredibly high priced but only offer accommodations that looked like they were pulled out of an...More

    1  Thank Chris W
    Reviewed 16 February 2017

    We've just spent four nights here and had a great time. Informal reception/dining area where you can relax with a coffee or something stronger. Lovely bungalow with views over the savannah....forty elephants came to drink at our small pool set in the deck....almost touching distance...More

    1  Thank elpee182
    Reviewed 8 February 2017

    Overall Phinda Vlei Lodge was wonderful. The staff were great, especially Warren our ranger,Able, our tracker and Natasha at the lodge. The chalets are lovely, private pools, large and traditional. But given the rave reviews we were somewhat disappointed. First, full disclosure, I'm American married...More

    5  Thank sheilab56
    Reviewed 1 February 2017

    This was simply the best place I have ever stayed and the safari was brilliant. The Game drives led by Dimi were fantastic, they are excellent trackers and very friendly. Happiness' food is superb, particularly considering the remoteness of the location! Natasha left the rooms...More

    Thank Ben K
    Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

    Phinda is an amazing place and the lodges at vlei are extremely comfortable/luxurious. We stayed for 2 nights and had 4 game drives and saw lions, cheetah and rhino which was great. A couple of the game drives were cut short which was slightly irritating,...More

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    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
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    • US$274 - US$402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Phinda Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Phinda Vlei Hotel Phinda Private Game Reserve
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    Room Tips
    "Suite 6 is known for its game viewing!"
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    "All of the rooms are excellent."
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    "Room 4, 5 and 6 have visits from Elephants who drink out the pools."
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    "Room 3 is close to the reception, but all seem good."
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