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    Nambiti Hills Private Game Lodge

    Portions 4&5 Woodlands Farm | District 46, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Stopped over for 2 nights on the way down from JHB to KwaZulu Natal. Accommodation, service and game drives outstanding. Highly recommend to international tourists doing a road trip around SA. We saw 4 of the big 5. Convenient location not far off the N3.

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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We visited Nambiti with extended family to celebrate an 80th birthday and it was the most wonderful place for a family reunion. Every staff member was friendly and polite and went out of their way to make our stay exceptional. There were so many special...More

    Thank K6547ICsuep
    Response from Nambiti_Hills_GL, General Manager at Nambiti Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 4 days ago

    Sanibonani. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. It's always such a pleasure reading that our Guests truly experienced the best Nambiti Hills has to offer. As you know, we're dedicated to making sure you have nothing but a 5-star...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A really magnificent setting with large, beautifully furnished rooms, good food and very friendly staff who will go the extra mile to make your stay very special. The game drives were amazing and our ranger, Iris was excellent, always managing to find something exciting to...More

    Thank Graham S
    Response from Nambiti_Hills_GL, General Manager at Nambiti Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Good day. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Nambiti Hills Private Game Lodge. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the rooms, food, staff and Ranger Iris - she certainly does go above and beyond to find exciting...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    From the moment I arrived I instantly felt like I was somewhere special. the spectacular views, polite and professional staff , exquisite food and not to mention an incredible game drive with the best Ranger Joe.

    Thank Angela P
    Response from Nambiti_Hills_GL, General Manager at Nambiti Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Good day. Thank you so much for taking the time to review Nambiti Hills Private Game Lodge. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, our staff and Ranger Joe! Come back again soon. Sincerely, The Nambiti Hills Team.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Nambiti Hills was amazing! The quiet atmosphere and spectacular game drives was the best way to relax and interact with fellow employees. The entire staff was incredibly welcoming, from the warm towels to freshen up on arrival to a nice warm Amarula drink after a...More

    Thank Catherine M
    Response from Nambiti_Hills_GL, General Manager at Nambiti Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Good day. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with Nambiti Hills Private Game Lodge. We're so happy that we could make your year end function a relaxing one, after all the hard work you have surely put in throughout the year....More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$384 - US$565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    Janet999_12
    12 October 2017|
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    Response from Private-Game-Lodge1 | Property representative |
    Good day. In all of our suites, we have baths as well as showers. Our showers are private and en-suite, while our egg-shaped baths are located in our Luxury Rooms, with private views of the wilderness.
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    21 October 2016|
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    Response from balidrupadi | Reviewed this property |
    No gym at this lodge.
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    Resh_R_9
    14 August 2016|
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    Response from andy_hitchin | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think there is one, but they do need to be able to sit in a safari truck and be quiet when animals are in sight. A number of people had children with them when we were there - I would guess the youngest was around 8... More
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    "All the rooms have spectacular views!"
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    "There are 9 huts and all are spacious and luxurious. If privacy is important discuss with the resort when you..."
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    "Closest to pool has the better views."
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