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Fifty Seven Waterberg

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

57 Waterberg is a very special place. Not because the setting is spectacular- because it is is, not because the lodge is fantastic- because it is is, but because the people that work there a very special. Simon, Lucas, Michael and Josphat gave us an experience we cannot stop thinking about and will never forget. As a kid growing up...

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BlackBamboo1, Manager at Fifty Seven Waterberg, responded to this review

Dear Mark J, Thank you for taking the time to write a comprehensive and detailed review - it is such a pleasure to read it. To receive the full Five Stars is always heart warming for us as a team. It is truly exciting that you enjoyed your time with us; we are constantly hard at work to perfect our...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was looking forward to spoiling my wife at a 5 star lodge for her 50th birthday, but this establishment definitely does not deserve to display 5 stars. I dearly paid for what I though would be a memorable week-end but the lodge and the way it is run lacks the fundamentals generally present at these special (expensive) places. The...

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Quintin W, Owner at Fifty Seven Waterberg, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We take feedback from our guests very seriously and we are very concerned about your comments. Firstly I would like to apologise that you didn't have a 5 star experience at Fifty Seven Waterberg. As a five star establishment we have to adhere to extremely strict...

Reviewed 2 February 2017

I got to experience this beautiful place for a weekend and celebrate my 30th Birthday. The staff are just amazing they made us feel so at home. It was very hard to leave and we miss this it dearly. The food was awesome. Seeing 3 of the big 5 was just majestic. I wish we could have stayed longer but...

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Thank Navashni C
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We visited 57 Waterberg at welgevonden It was the most relaxing , exciting , exquisite experience. From the moment we arrived until we left , we were treated like royalty. The staff were beyond incredible and couldn't do enough to make our stay magnficent. Our ranger Josphat was the most knowledgable and interesting gentleman. It was a treat to have...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

We spent 3 blissful days and nights at Fifty Seven Waterburg, even though the weather was unseasonably cool, we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The suites are spacious and well furnished, with stunning verandas. The main lodge is relaxing (we didn't get chance to dip in the pool, too chilly, but would be great on a hot day). With a maximum...

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I just returned from a tremendous 2 days at 57 Waterberg in the Welgevonden Game Reserve. The entire staff and program was excellent: good food, good rooms, good cheer and great animal sightings including a breathtaking sighting of a herd of elephants. Special praise for our guide Josphat. His knowledge of the South African ecosystem, wildlife, fauna, and ecology was...

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amsterdam
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We spent four nights at 57 Waterberg and I must admit it was difficult to leave it... The chalets were spacious and with full of character; the setting was breathtaking but the most important thing for us was the team who made their absolute best to comfort us...Simon is a great ranger and manager; he was very professional from the...

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Wuppertal, Germany
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stayed at the lodge for 5 days - and it could have been 50 more. As in the headline written: we spent the most exciting days of vacation there we ever made. It started with being picked up at the Westgate of the resort getting a glas of champagne as a welcome drink to Southafrica through Jo, the tour...

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Our trip was lovely from beginning to end. The accommodation was great. The service was excellent. But the food was beyond awful. Twice we had to send back our food as it was inedible. It really spoilt our 5 star experience : (

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

My wife and I celebrated our honeymoon at "57" as it is affectionately called. We were met at the pickup gate with an ice cold bottle of bubbly! The staff are exceptionally friendly and welcoming with a vast knowledge of the bush. Our guide Simon took us on two game drives daily and we were fortunate to see a broad...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Fifty Seven Waterberg, formerly known as MolenVliet Lodge. Nestled in the majestic Welgevonden Game Reserve, Fifty Seven Waterberg is a true African escape situated in a 35,000HA well managed park. One of South Africa's unique treasures, the lodge overlooks a shallow valley descending into the savannah beyond, boasting breathtaking views of the mountains and the very best that nature has to offer. The five-star offering is renowned for its intimate size accommodating up to ten guests providing solitude and privacy. Only three hours north of Johannesburg, Fifty Seven Waterberg is situated in a malaria-free zone offering guests peace of mind and enabling them to enjoy the true essence of the bushveld. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fifty Seven Waterberg

Address: Site 57, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0043, South Africa (Formerly MolenVliet Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Welgevonden Game Reserve
Price Range: $480 - $858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fifty Seven Waterberg 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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