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Lions Valley Lodge Private Game Reserve

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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

Boston
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I visited Lions Valley several years ago with friends and family and returned last month. I really enjoy visiting game parks when in South Africa. But Lions Valley offers the best experiences I've had. That's true all the way down the line - the lodges are gorgeous, the food is great and the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. And...

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

Hi Bostonfreqflyer it is good to hear that you enjoy your experience at Lions Valley Lodge so much and glad to hear that you have had such good experiences with Greg, he is very knowledgeable and has lots to share with his interested guests. Hope to see you there again soon. Kind regards Cheryl F

Camborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a two day safari tour all the staff are very kind and welcoming will stop to chat with you anytime of the day nothing is too much trouble and they go out of their way to help you what ever the problem. The rooms are amazing with double bed and twin baths as well as shower area which...

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

Hi Rachelkemp2000 Many thanks for your review of the lodge and glad that you enjoyed your experience there as well as the facilities and our staff. Do hope you get an opportunity to visit us again soon. Kind regards Cheryl F

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We have just come back from a 3 day trip to Nambiti Game Reserve, staying at Lions Valley Lodge. The staff were so friendly and accommodating, they really look after you and ensure you enjoy your trip. The guide (Dylan) was very knowledgeable, the chef made amazing, tasty food, and the views from the lodge were immense. We saw Lion,...

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

Hi Rachel286 Thank you for your lovely feedback of the lodge. Good to hear that you enjoyed everything that it has to offer. Sorry the leopard was so good at hiding away from you but perhaps next time you visit!!! Hope that you can come visit us again soon. Kind regards Cheryl F

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A wonderful bushveld lodge. Lovely rooms, tastefully decorated with comfortable amenities. Each room has it's own feel and decor which provides a unique experience to each room. The outside showers are great although would have been better under the trees. The lodge has an excellent pool and waterhole. The staff and rangers are incredible and provide service with a smile....

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

Hi DarrylRJ200 Thank you for this lovely review of the lodge. Glad that your whole experience was good and informative. Do hope you can get to visit again soon. Kind regards Cheryl F

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This was destination chosen to celebrate my husband's birthday this weekend. What a amazing experience! The game drives with Ranger Barry were very informative and we had some spectacular viewing of Lions, Elephants, Rhino and Hippo as well as Giraffes, Zebra, Wildebeest and too many more to mention. The Hospitality and Service was excellent. The Zebra Suite satisfied all our...

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

Hi Niri Many thanks for your lovely review of the lodge. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the wildlife experiences and the lodge facilities and every thing it has to offer. Glad too that you enjoyed the cake and singing for your husband's birthday. We do hope that you can visit us again soon. 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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“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
“Lodge does not allow children under 8 y/o due to liability on the game drives.”
 of 5 bubbles rlapt101, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not forget you are in the bush and these are safari lodges wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles hovercraft-2007, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All amazing, ask after their family rooms, also have one room wheel chair accessible”
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 of 5 bubbles M8952XQsueb, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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