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Lalibela Game Reserve

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reading, United Kingdom
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We held our wedding at the Lentaba lodge at Lalibela Game reserve in the middle of May and just had the most amazing time! The staff at the lodge couldn't have been more helpful and friendly, and our wonderful wedding co-ordinator Charmaine did such a brilliant job arranging all the details of our wedding day, from beautiful flowers, to a...

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Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week of March for 4 days as usual ,same room as usual, same dates as usual...so every thing the same then , oh no , lots of new experiences ,oh yes , each ranger we have had has had his own way of doing the game drives . Woody was excellent he showed as much interest in tiny insects...

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

Dear John, What a lovely "golden" review. It was such a pleasure hosting and celebrating this special anniversary with you. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your safari, the accommodation and the food and we really appreciate your positive review. If you managed to capture some special moments, please send it through to our reservations department. We look...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our accommodation was what one would expect to be very African, but was also very cozy and not at all "twee" as many other reserves. Some go for just modern, or just 50s, which we find not at all in keeping with being in Africa. The game drives were well organized, the rangers well informed, competent and courteous. The meals,...

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

Dear Vivienne, Thank you very much for your review. We truly believe that Lalibela is one of a kind and that is why we are so proud of our reserve. We are under new ownership and we have even bigger plans for the future. We absolutely love having you at Lalibela and we can't wait for you to visit again....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Lalibela in the Treetops semi-tented camp recently, and I have to say it out-did all of our expectations! The staff could not be more friendly, helpful or knowledgeable and the property was simply gorgeous: nestled in a lush valley in the game reserve, there was a pool area and each tent had a balcony with plenty of...

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

Hi there, What a lovely 5-star review - thank you very much. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We would love to host you again, so please pop in if you are ever in our area. Hope to see you soon. Warm Regards, The Lalibela Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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

Dear Peter, Thank you so much for your review. Our main focus is the animals and making sure that you enjoy your safari experience and it sounds like we did exactly that. We loved hosting you and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Warm Regards, The Lalibela Team

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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

Dear Rosie, Thank you very much for such great review. We work really hard to offer the best game experience in the Eastern Cape and we are so pleased to hear that we made an good impression. If you managed to take some special #lalibelasafari moments, please send them through to our marketing team. Hope to see you again soon....

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via 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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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for chosing Tree Tops for your recent stay in the Eastern Cape. We had such a lovely time hosting you and experiencing Africa with you. We hope that you take some special memories back home with you. Please do pop in if you are ever in our area again. Warm Regards, The Lalibela Team

Reviewed 17 April 2017

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

Dear Ron, Wow - what an amazing review. It was so lovely seeing you again and introducing the NEW Lalibela to you. We have big plans for our reserve and this is just the beginning. Thank you for also noticing and acknowledging our conservation efforts. Please visit us again, you are like family now. Warm Regards, The Lalibela Team

Hull
Reviewed 16 April 2017 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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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Sue, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Lalibela Game Reserve. We loved having you at Mark's Camp. The photos that you have sent through are amazing and we can just see that the boys absolutely loved their #lalibelasafari with Craig. Thanks again for choosing Lalibela Game Reserve. Warm Regards, The Lalibela Team

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 April 2017 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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  • 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: $681 - $1,190 (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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