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Marlow
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135 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really pleased with the accommodation provided in this lodge. I had a small problem with confirming our booking in advance through our credit card company but the lodge was most accommodating and took us on trust - nice to see these days! Although only a couple we had a family room which was very spacious and allowed us... More 

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1 Thank Mocampion
LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mocampion, thank you for the lovely review. You were supposed to get cherry one night and chocolates the next night. Apparently something went wrong with the programme, so you got chocolates on both nights. Do visit us again. More 

Nottingham
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights here as part of a tour of South Africa and out of 8 hotels over a two week period, this one was the most distinctive and memorable, perhaps because the welcome was the friendliest from the lovely staff. The accommodation surrounded a wonderfully lush garden area with a swimming pool and loungers. The rooms were very... More 

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1 Thank Canonterry
LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Canonterry, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We do try to improve our wifi, but being in the bush, it is quite a challenge. More 

libreville
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent level of accommodations - Well located just front of bicycle rental - Good prices - room Problems quickly solved - easy to find - on the evening , hippos are just beside the lodge at less than 100m.

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1 Thank Fabrice M
LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Fabrice, thank you for the lovely feed back. We are so glad you experienced the hippos outside the lodge. As far as I know, we are the only village in the world where hippos roam. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge is localed next to the pongola reserve and its lake where you can donan amazing Cruise and game viewing.The rooms are beautiful and the service is very friendly. One Of the best accommodation we ever had!

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1 Thank jeuneu7
LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jeuneu, thank you for the compliments. It is much appreciated. More 

Adliswil, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but nice guest house with a lovely garden and pool area. The right place to relax after the Hypo event and before the apero drink in the nearby town followed with a good tasting diner at "Braza".

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1 Thank fuhrmann314
LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Fuhrmann, thank you for taking the time to review Lidiko Lodge. We appreciate your comments. More 

Malmö
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and clean rooms. Very nice breakfast and nice staff. Easy to find and located on the mainroad and only some minutes from center. Nice poolarea. Easy to park the car at the back of the lodge. Enough and perfect to stay in St Lucia for 3 nights because you can´t do so much in the evening.

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1 Thank Karin L
LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Karin, thank you for your lovely review. More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have visited Lidiko Lodge in 2015 and 2016. And will visit Lidiko in 2017. After days in deep rural area of Umkhanyakude District, it is nice to bring family, friends and colleagues to a place near ocean. I have met friendly staff and friendly owners. I really recommend the place. Asle Hermansen, Norway

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LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Asle, we look forward to seeing you in 2017! You are a fantastic guest to have. More 

Arnhem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A most beautiful garden included swimming pool. Fine art all over the lodge. Breakfast moderate. Good advice concerning restaurants in the near surrounding, and about a boat tripp. We made a beautful walk in the neighbourhood along the ocean

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LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Benm, Thank you for taking time to review Lidiko Lodge and thank you kindly for your positive feedback. More 

Langenberg, Deutschland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Nice rooms, large pool, excellent breakfast, helpful staff, good location. We enjoyed St. Lucia and Lidiko Lodge despite rain. Wetland boat trip is advisable, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi is 1 hour car drive, thus not really worth to go if you hvae been to Kruger park as well.

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1 Thank Tobias_Hemsel
LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tobias, thank you for taking the time to review Lidiko Lodge. After experiencing a drought through out South Africa, we are very thankful for rain. We should however mention that South Africa and especially St Lucia is at its best on a sunny day. This means you will have to come and visit us again. Thank you for your... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We werde very happy having booked the Lodge with it's beautiful Garden. We had a great room. The breakfirst was very good. The staff was helpful in organising tours. Overall a great location. Margit+Hans - Germany

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LidikoLodge, Owner at Lidiko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Margit and Hans, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Thank you for your lovely and much appreciated comments. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set above the Great St Lucia Lake, Lidiko lodge is a 4* lodge, centrally situated in the village of St Lucia, surrounded by the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park (iSimangaliso Wetland Park), an UNESCO natural World Heritage Site. Lidiko Lodge offers 16 well-appointed air conditioned en-suite garden rooms decorated in a contemporary Afro-Colonial style. All rooms offer a private patio and lead onto the pool area or bird filled gardens. Free wi-fi is available in all the communal areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lidiko Lodge

Address: 95 McKenzie Street | PO Box 68, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > St Lucia
Price Range: €94 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lidiko Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our room (17) was tucked away and overlooked the garden. It was very characterful and private.”
 of 5 bubbles Mocampion, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is a small establishment and all the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Canonterry, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The family room is spacious and beautiful. Away from the pool but more private.”
 of 5 bubbles rodgerb2016, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Facing the pool and main house rooms are lighter. Wifi in main area not rooms”
 of 5 bubbles woodentop54, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Request a large room (beamed ceiling) facing the pool with a furnished porch.”
 of 5 bubbles YelnatsTM, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
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