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    Clifftop Lodge

    Welgevonden Game Reserve | East Gate Entrance, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0530, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good15%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “wine cellar” (21 reviews)
    “plunge pool” (15 reviews)
    “game drives” (69 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

    Really enjoyed our stay. Staff were friendly and helpful and hotel facilities good. Standard of food not quite as good as we had hoped. However will not return because we discovered the lodge has a Gupta connection.

    Thank John A
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Clifftop LodgeResponded 17 October 2016

    Dear John A - Thank you for sharing your Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway experience. We're happy to hear that on the whole you enjoyed your stay, and we also appreciate you constructive comments on the areas where you feel we could improve - thank you.

    Reviewed 10 October 2016

    Love to come back. Everything was great, especially the Ranger. Steven was the best one we ever had! Stuff nice and friendly, food very good. Nothing more to say. Thank you very muuuuuuch! Keep on going like this

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    Thank Thomas K
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Clifftop LodgeResponded 11 October 2016

    Dear Thomas K - Thank you for your kind words in your review of Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your return visit and that the Clifftop team took such good care of you.

    Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

    The game reserve has a perfect position in this beautiful game reserve. The rooms are well equipped and have their own little pool, so that exclusivity is guaranteed. About decor one can argue, as it is very personal and one should not judge. Seperate dining...More

    Thank pzan
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Clifftop LodgeResponded 10 October 2016

    Dear pzan - Thank you for sharing your Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway experience on TripAdvisor. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and at the same time we appreciate your constructive feedback on areas where we could improve, and we will be looking...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2016

    Easy drive from Johannesburg and stunning place to stay. Rooms are huge and comfortable, wonderful facilities to encourage rest and relaxation! The deck with the pool feels very private, the decor is minimalist and beautiful. We also had an amazing safari experience with Victor -...More

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    Thank nicolak383
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Clifftop LodgeResponded 28 September 2016

    Dear nicolak383 - Thank you for sharing your Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway experience. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it, and honoured that you would recommend Clifftop to future travelers.

    Reviewed 26 September 2016

    We were greeted at the reserve gate by Larrie who transported us to the Lodge. This is a luxurious establishment with sumptuous suites and a private plunge pool. There are indoor and outdoor showers as well as a large bath. The food is excellent, and...More

    Thank Tony C
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Clifftop LodgeResponded 27 September 2016

    Dear Tony C - Thank you for posting your review of Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway here on TripAdvisor. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your Clifftop experience, especially the game drives.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$529 - US$766 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Welgevonden Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Clifftop Hotel Vaalwater
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    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    adw
    25 February 2017|
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    Response from inkbos737 | Property representative |
    Hi adw - Thanks for your interest in Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway. October tends to be one of the hottest months. The mornings are quite pleasant, so a light jacket will suffice. It is generally rain dependent, if... More
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    23 September 2016|
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    Hi danjoeh - Eugene_Hugo is absolutely right. Our only dress code is whatever you feel comfortable in.
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