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Maliba River Lodge

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Krugersdorp
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Our stay at Maliba River lodge was very pleasant. When booking, we dealt with Maxine, who is very patient, professional and friendly. The units are very well equipped. ALL staff was very helpful, professional and friendly. We loved having a fireplace, heated wall panels as well as underfloor heating. The views are stunning! We will without any doubt visit Maliba...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The receptionist almost double charged us for the Riverside Lodge. He was very confused regarding the tariffs. The R165 for breakfast was excessive and we declined. Bar and other snacks also expensive.

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MalibaFox, Manager at Maliba River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Our pricing is comparable to similar properties in the country and we feel we provide good value given our remote location and extensive facilities. We regret that this was not your impression and offer our apologies. Regards Maliba Lodge

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

This lodge is set in the midst of wonderful nature reserve. Designed for both small and big groups, the lodge offers a relaxing and tranquil experience. We enjoyed the horse ride and riverside hike. You can easily spot big elands scavenging nearby, a fun for kids. The kitchen is fully equipped and the brai stand add the value.

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3Thank Ehsan R
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Great place for a retreat. Quiet, calm and with several options of activities. The surrounding scenery was gorgeous and well worth exploring. The lodges were well maintained and had everything required for a self catering break. For those that don´t want to cook, there was a nice restaurant with amazing views in the main Maliba reception building.

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2Thank Macieira
Pretoria
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Maliba has a 5 star mountain lodge, a river lodge that offers self-catering bungalows and riverside huts. We chose the self-catering option. The bungalows are large 2 store stone houses at the river. There are 4 bedrooms , 3 upstairs with the most breathtaking views of the mountains! The kitchen is well equipped and the deck offers great views as...

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2Thank VeraLaura1962
South africa
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We stayed in one of your self catering units service was very good staff very polite the fridge is not in good condition the freezer was not working. Visited the village had a great time. Hope to come again when its your rainy season to see the river in full swing

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Borger, Drenthe, Netherlands
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We had a river lodge chalet . In the morning very cold ,but sunny, so we could have breakfast outside near the mountain Lodge. People were very helpful. Internet was good in the mountain Lodge. We saw some eland antilopes in the park , also outside, doing the uppertrail. We were the only guests . Dinner was perfect. The manager...

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Thank Ed O
Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The place is located in beautiful valley surrounded by magnificent mountains . I've stayed in the river cottages , can't describe the feeling of waking up in the morning and sitting outside on the veranda. The only reason I give it 4 stars is the restaurant. I find it overpriced and as good as you might expect. the rest is...

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Midrand, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2015

our 2nd trip to Maliba Lodge in 3 months. We again experienced smart, friendly, well trained staff.On this trip we self catered in a river lodge No4. it was clean and welcoming. Unfortunately the seal was broken on the freezer section of our fridge, so our catering all defrosted for our onward trip through Lesotho. We also had a broken...

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is the perfect place to go for rest, relax and nature walks. We stayed in a river house/chalet on the edge of the river...what a pleasure.... 4 bedrooms with very comfortable beds, two and a half bathrooms.. modern luxury kitchen... perfect for self catering.. weber on balcony with views to die for ....we ate at the lodge...excellent food...cosy atmosphere...fire...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Based within the borders of Tsehlanyane National Park, Maliba River Lodges are self catering retreats set in a pristine wilderness valley deep in the North of Lesotho's breathtaking Maluti/Drakensberg Mountains and only 4½ hours from Johannesburg. The River Lodges offer modern, self catering and serviced accommodation which is perfect for larger families, groups of friends or even couples that want an affordable getaway where they can relax in peace and serenity. Activities include hiking, pony trekking, 4x4 trails, skiing at Afriski, birding, swimming in natural rock pools and community visits.Gourmet meals, bar facilities and internet access is available at the Mountain lodge which is on the same property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maliba River Lodge

Address: Tsehlanyane National Park 400, Lesotho
Region: Lesotho > Butha-Buthe District > Tsehlanyane National Park
Price Range: €51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Upstairs on the river side have great views and the river noise will quickly put you to sleep.”
  • View from upstairs veranda
Milt0nV, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best views of the Mountains”
  • View from the balcony of the Main Lodge
Sarahbk17, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“"All their River Lodge units have a beautiful view of the River which is a bonus"”
Amzram, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“river lodge . awesome views”
fatimasaley, 28 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Everywhere has a great view :)”
HeatherLeighK, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
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