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Lalibela Game Reserve
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lalibela Game Reserve was amazing the service was excellent, the lodge staff were warm and very accommodating. Over the 2 days our guide was able to show us a Lion kill, Elephant, Buffalo, White Rhino and then of course my favorite Giraffe.

The lodges are brand new spacious with all amenities of a five star lodge. The meals were great and the chef went out of his way to make sure we were well fed.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank South-African-Lodges
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there,

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We work very hard to make sure that every guest walk away with fond memories.

Thanks again and please stop by to say hi anytime you’re back in South Africa.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had 2 nights at the Lentebe Lodge in Lalibela.
We had an amazing guide Rudi.
There are two game drives every au
First around 06:30 and second at around 16:00.
Schedule is :
Wake up at 05:30, light breakfast at 06:00
Game drive 06:30-09:30
Breakfast 10:15
Lunch 14:00
Game drive at 16:00
Return around 19:00
Dinner 19:30.
The food and drinks all included.
Team was very friendly .
The rooms are nice . Well decorated .
The main house has beautiful balconies.
It's a great place to make a Acari especially if you are starting the tour towards Cape Town through garden route.
Much better than Kruger.
Highly recommended !

Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
Thank Ronygr
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Lalibela. We really do appreciate all your kind words and comments.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope your next stay is just around the corner.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

had a wonderful stay at Lalibela. the most friendly staff and i cannot praise Rudy enough for finding us 4 of the big five and all his interesting information about the bush. We went on a South African special which was a great discount. New owners have just taken over and are making a lot of improvements to the place. For the full price I would have found the place a little tired. Food was average except for the chicken al a king we had at one meal. I am a non red meat eater and was told i would be catered for but on the second night the choice was beef or pork which was disappointing. On the special we received a glass of wine with lunch and wine at dinner which I felt was a nice touch. there is a waterhole on the property and a lion was seen drinking just before we arrived.

Room Tip: room 1 is nice and close to the main building
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Karlaine
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there,

Thank you so much for your review - we really appreciate all your feedback.

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Rudy is a wonderful ranger and very passionate about wildlife and conservation, so you were in very good hands indeed.

We would like to apologise for the mistake made with your dietary requirements. We will look into this and will make sure that something like this never happens again.

If you are ever in our area again, please pop in as we would love to host you again.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had a fabulous time, the accommodation was perfect, no problems at all. Our ranger Sarah was extremely caring and her knowledge was exceptional. We had five game drives of over 3hrs each and saw all the game we could possibly have wished for. We have been raving about Lalibela to everyone we know and would love to return. We particularly liked the way Sarah allowed the animals to approach our vehicle, absolutely splendid. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the food was super.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank mjanetp
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Lalibela and for mentioning Sarah. You’re right, she is an excellent ranger.

Thanks again and we hope to see you again in the future.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This game reserve delivered on all accounts. The accommodation was perfect with clean, well designed lodges. The Staff were friendly and helpful and attended to all the visitors with warmth. The food was amazing and plentiful! Game drives were spectacular, with experienced and enthusiastic Rangers.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Fiona K
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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Fiona,

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Lalibela and for giving us a 5-star review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope that you take wonderful memories (and photos) back home.

Hope to see you again in the future.

Warm Regards,
The Lalibela Team

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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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Speciality Lodging in Driekoppen
Price Range: HK$5,191 - HK$8,501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lalibela Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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 
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