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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Of course the 6 hours of safari a day was the highlight. So close to so many magnificent animals. However the accommodation, food and the terrific staff deserve a mention too. Special thanks to Ranger Rudy for his encyclopedic knowledge.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

How do you review something which was so amazing from start to finish. We stayed in TreeTops (the tented camp)....although we are talking serious glamping! Totally luxury and ultimate spoiling! The staff, led by the lovely Rene, were exceptionally nice, professional, attentive and great fun. The food was out of this world and endless. Luckily we were only staying 2...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 3 nights at the treetops lodge and had a wonderful time. The service was impecabale, the food great (and be prepared to eat A LOT) Peter the ranger was fun and very informative, with lots of interesting stories. We managed to see 4 of the big five (missed the leopard) in addition to flocks of girrafes and many...

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Thank guyabrahami
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at Lalibela, having previously stayed there in November 2015. We stayed in Tree Tops both times. Both trips were extremely enjoyable, with friendly, knowledgeable staff, delicious food and thoughtful details. Our ranger this time, Sarah, was a particular highlight with an obvious passion for the animals and an extensive knowledge of animal behaviour that really...

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Hull
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first game drive for my sons of 9yrs and 14yrs- it was fantastic , the reserve and animals were amazing. I know Lalibela had bad press but has since changed hands and is fantastic. The rooms, staff and food were all great and the reserve and safari drives were amazing. Nothing was to much trouble Thank you...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an awesome kid friendly trip. Great food with extra generous care of a child with allergies. Game sightings were top notch with attention to detail. Who knew termites tasted minty and four giraffe could chase a lioness

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a good experience and think you don't fancy a safari just take a Game Drive here. We had a fantastic time with two 3 hour game drives per day. Our Ranger/Guide Rudi was just brilliant - very knowledgeable about both the animals and the flora and fauna and was very interesting. The lodge where we stayed, Marks...

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear David. Thank you so much! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us here at Lalibela. Our rangers are all professionals and very passionate about wildlife, conservation and nature in general, so to hear that you enjoyed your #lalibelasafari with us is just great. Thanks again for choosing Lalibela. Warm Regards, The Lalibela Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay if you want to view game. The rangers are knowledgeable and they all work well together. The food is plentiful and the wine is recommended - G&Ts not too bad either. We met friends from all over the world, some of which have already came to visit. 👏🏻 A good location for overseas...

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Karin, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really appreciate all your kind words and comments and we absolutely love your #lalibelasafari photos... please feel free to send them through to our marketing office. Thanks again and warm regards, The Lalibela Team

Larbert, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent 3 nights in lalibela and had a wonderful time. The staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble for then The game drives were excellent and extremely enjoyable. Highly recommend it.

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Lalibela. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and we would be honored to have you stay with us in the future. Thanks again and warm regards, The Lalibela Team

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first safari and it did not disappoint. We booked this holiday very late and therefore struggled to find availability for a safari. We were not sure what to expect at Lalibela but we were certainly very impressed with the reserve. Our ranger Ryan was absolutely brilliant, he had a brilliant eye so much so that he even...

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you so much for choosing Lalibela. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your #lalibelasafari with us. We are indeed under new ownership and we look forward to the future. We plan to start with renovations in the next couple of weeks and we are all excited to see the changes. Thanks...

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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This private game reserve's location in the Eastern Cape means it is not only malaria free, but spans 5 ecosystems, resulting in a breath-taking diversity of flora and fauna. Lalibela has 3 lodges, all offering decor that is infused with the essence of Africa, as well as warm and friendly service and unforgettable game viewing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lalibela Game Reserve

Address: 90km from Port Elizabeth | on the N2 towards Grahamstown, Driekoppen 6045, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Driekoppen
Price Range: RM2,153 - RM3,737 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lalibela Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“There are only about 6 rooms and all are amazing but my favourite would be room 5 above the pool”
rosiej520, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
C3096OIdavidw, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room was comfartable”
allencarstens, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Tree Tops is the best option for adults at Lalibela”
opticook, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be nearer dining areas for view of the dam(Marks)”
FREDB691, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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