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340 Bushpig Avenue, Marloth Park 1320 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's only a couple of days since we left Needles, but we have not been able to stop thinking about it since. The beautiful rooms, the tranquilty of the location, the very high quality of food, drink, and service ensure all the ingredients are in...More

Thank SeymZ
Response from Denis G, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear C&S, Wow, what an amazing review! You guys are too kind, thank you so much and a zillion thanks for choosing Needles Lodge. It was our pleasure having you as our guests and we look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards, Denis, Gail,...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This Lodge doesn't compare to any place I have previously been to! Even 5 star hotels don't equal Needles Lodge. I think it's mostly thanks to the experience. Warm welcome followed by refreshing drink, beautiful room with very comfortable bed, delicious food, great staff, animals...More

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Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 2 April 2018

Dear World Curious Me, WOW! What can we say to such an amazing review? You are way to kind and setting the bar very high for us. Thank you so much for the amazing review and for choosing us for your safari holiday. We are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family lodge, friendly reception, Helpfull, own shuttle from and to airport , own guide through Krugerpark with succesfull viewing from big five. Evening foof is ok but could be better. Wines are good.More

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Response from Denis G, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Inspire, Thank you very much for choosing Needles Lodge for your safari holiday. We are very please that you enjoyed your stay, the friendly reception and the Big 5 Game drives. Thank you for taking the time to do a review. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks a lot to Gail, Dennis, Colin and the rest of the Team!! We had an amazing time at Needles and absolutely loved it!! Everything was just perfect, the Lodge itself, the staff, the Food, animals etc. Hope to visit you again soon. Also special...More

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Response from Denis G, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tourist, Thank you very much for the splendid review. We really appreciate your kind words. Thanks a million for choosing Needles for your safari holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best regards, Denis, Gail, Colin and the team.

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at needles lodge with our kids 13/14/16. Nice breakfast a Nice drink at the fire and than a great diner with a visit of bushbabies. In the morning a Nice visit of some kudu. Close to crocodile gateMore

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Response from DenisGoff, Manager at Needles LodgeResponded 24 August 2018

Dear Ingrid and Family, Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful review. We will be certain to pass your compliments onto the chef's. We enjoyed hosting you and your family and look forward to seeing you in the near future. Best Regards,...More

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Welcome to five-star service at three-star rates You deserve to give back to yourself and your loved ones. You deserve to reconnect. And what better way to do so than at an affordable four-star game lodge in the More African bush. Up close and personalWarthogs, giraffe, zebra, kudu, wildebeest and impala wander around Needles Lodge. As you get up close and personal with them, you will experience their lives – and the heart of the African bush. At this warm, owner-run lodge, your comfort, your experience, and your needs are our top priority. As one visitor said, "You looked after us beautifully" – see 'Reviews'. Food, wild animals on your doorstep, peace and tranquility At Needles Lodge, delicious local cuisine, African hospitality, and tranquility complement country-style luxury, resulting in the experience of a lifetime. Your time in the African bush, at Needles Lodge, will revitalise you and your loved ones.Your memories – the animals, the people, the sounds, tastes and scents of the African bush – will live with you for the rest of your life. A bouquet of optionsIf you're looking for a peaceful retreat, escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life; enjoy the hospitality, relax, and soak up the sun at the pool. Or let Needles Lodge be your launching pad to the following day trips – see 'To Do':Kruger National Park (safari in one of the largest and oldest game reserves in the world) Mpumalanga province (landscape, culture, nature, wildlife) Mozambique (craft markets, architecture, history, African/Portuguese cuisine)Swaziland (tribal dancing, bushman paintings, crafts, culture, nature, wildlife)Needles Lodge is located in Marloth Park, a private nature sanctuary in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. Marloth Park is situated on the border of the Kruger National Park, and is neighboured by Mozambique and Swaziland. Opportunities for close-up animal interaction.With Kruger Park in the 'back garden', Needles Lodge is the perfect launch-pad for your safari trip. Stay a few days, enjoy the hospitality, take a day-trip to discover the diverse attractions in the province of Mpumalanga or, if you're looking for a peaceful retreat, simply relax by the pool and escape the hustle and bustle of every-day life. Less
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$136 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$136 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
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"In the summer, you might want a room away from the pool area."
akorin
8 Aug 2018
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"Any all are great"
Jane6122
16 Jun 2018
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"Best not choosing the rooms in front of the pool. Zero privacy or no natural light in your room."
iValentina
2 Jun 2018
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"Book directly via their website. Only then you can book activities, such as Game Drive, straight away."
world_curious_me
18 Mar 2018
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