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  • Excellent95%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Airport Transportation
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Offers from Needles Lodge
Special Offer: 4 Night Safari Adventue
Offers from Needles Lodge
Special Offer: 4 Night Safari Adventue
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

After reading the great reviews here on TripAdvisor, I was convinced to give Needles a shot and booked a three-night package that included full board and two full-day game drives. I can honestly say that, despite entering with very high expectations due to all the...More

Thank AndrewPisechko
Response from DenisGoff, Manager at Needles LodgeResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Andrew, Wow thank you so much for your fantastic words in your review. We strive to offer a unique experience with our dining arrangement with guests from all over the world interacting and been sociable as everyone does different activities and you get to...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

I spent 4 nights at Needles Lodge and the whole experience was wonderful. Denis, Gail and Colin are very welcoming and the accommodation was great - comfortable and stylish, seemed more like 5* standard. Food was good and my vegetarian request was no problem. Staff...More

Thank clareborneo
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 2 April 2018

Dear Clare, An amazing review! Thank you very much for your flattering words. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest. Thank you for choosing Needles. We look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Denis, Gail, Colin and the team.

Reviewed 10 March 2018

My wife and I travelled to South Africa for two weeks and had two stays here of 4 and 3 nights either side of a week in Hazyview. On arriving in Marloth Park I was not sure what to expect. There was lots of brush...More

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Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 12 March 2018

Dear TravelnutGlasgow (M&A), You are too kind! Thank you so much for the amazing review. Our staff go to great effort to make all guests feel welcome and they love this type of feedback. And of course a big thank you for choosing us for...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are from New York and we spent our first three nights in South Africa at Needles Lodge. Great experience. We both work in hospitality and appreciated Dennis and Gale's (owners) hospitable approach to hospitality. From the moment we arrived we were...More

Thank Rafael P
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 19 February 2018

Dear R & L, Wow, what an amazing review! Thank you very much we really appreciate the kind words especially from colleagues in the industry. It was really our pleasure to have you as guests, thank you so much for choosing Needles. We look forward...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

We arrived here for 4 nights at the wonderful needles lodge and were delighted by the calmness and serenity which surrounds needles and of course the wonderful hospitality shown by Dennis, Gail and their wonderful staff. The lodge has every conceivable facility to make your...More

Thank emmahse
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 16 February 2018

Hi E&D, Thank you so much for choosing Needles for your safari holiday! It was a pleasure to have you as our guests. And a zillion thanks for the amazing review, we really appreciate your kind words. I hope the winter up North is short...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$153 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Any all are great"
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"Best not choosing the rooms in front of the pool. Zero privacy or no natural light in your room."
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"Book directly via their website. Only then you can book activities, such as Game Drive, straight away."
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"The rooms are all very similar and I doubt if it matters which one you have"
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