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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chef gabriel”(5 reviews)
“food prepared”(3 reviews)
“game drives”(32 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful rooms, excellent food, very friendly staff and amazing views! Game drives are the best, ‘Jo’ puts a lot of effort in spotting all the animals you ‘d like to see. We love to come back here! Yannick & Margot

Thank Margot A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this lodge more highly! Staff are all incredible, especially ranger Josephat, whose knowledge of the local ecosystem is astounding. Food is also exceptional and all staff really go above and beyond to make your stay exceptional.More

Thank Lara K
Response from PRManage, Manager at Fifty Seven WaterbergResponded yesterday

Dear Lara K, We appreciate your excellent review - thank you so much. We are pleased to hear that you had a magical time with us and that you would be recommending us. Your feedback will be passed on to the team and thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with family members and we all had an excellent time. The food from the Chef was really amazing (especially the Pastry Chef, Nkuli who made some lovely treats). They do make you feel spoiled over here and the stay was definitely worth it....More

Thank 518olamideo
Response from PRManage, Manager at Fifty Seven WaterbergResponded 1 week ago

Dear 518olamideo, Thank you for rating us on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you had an excellent time, and thank you for the great feedback and positive criticism which we will definitely look into. Your comments will be passed on to the team...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is well situated away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life which makes an excellent getaway. A place you can enjoy nature and the wildlife in comfort and style. The food was amazing and the highlight of the stay.More

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Thank Manogarang
Response from PRManage, Manager at Fifty Seven WaterbergResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Manogarang, Your review is much appreciated, thank you very much for an excellent score. We are very pleased to hear that the food was a highlight and that you enjoyed the getaway. We look forward to welcome you again and appreciate your business. Best...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over the last years we visited many lodges in Africa and this is one of the few we definitely will visit again. Everything was so perfect. The complete lodge is from an outstanding quality, the staff is very friendly, our ranger very experienced, and chef...More

Thank Stephan V
Response from PRManage, Manager at Fifty Seven WaterbergResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Stephan V, Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor, which will be shared with the team. We appreciate your positive feedback very much, especially coming from an experienced traveller such as yourself. We look forward to welcome you again and appreciate your business. Best...More

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Situated three hours north of Johannesburg lies Fifty Seven Waterberg, a gem nestled in the heart of the Welgevonden Game Reserve and home to the Big Five in a malaria-free area. The Waterberg Biosphere Reserve was ...More declared an official UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. This magnificent five-star establishment is synonymous with tranquility, solitude and luxury; not to mention the surroundings of the breath taking panoramic views of the Waterberg mountains. Guests can unwind next to the infinity pool that overlooks a shallow valley and mountain stream that flows to a waterhole. The five spacious suites are placed strategically along the small hill to provide maximum privacy and intimacy. All are equipped with king-sized beds, fireplace and relaxing private deck where you can unwind while listening to the birds sing. The honeymoon suites have their own private Jacuzzi for the ultimate distressing pleasure or sipping on a glass of sparkling wine. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Ana Carolina F
27 August 2017|
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Response from Quintin W | Property representative |
Hi Ana, By car it is approximately 3h from Johannesburg. The road is in a great condition and it's a safe and pleasant drive. You can easily rent a vehicle or we can arrange a transfer for you. There are also daily flights... More
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"Springbok room has a Jacuzzi on the deck, only two of the five rooms do."
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"We stayed in Gemsbok (room 4) and I would highly recommend this room. We had an outside jacuzzi and..."
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"All rooms are well spaced to ensure privacy"
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"We stayed at Gembok and children at Nguni, both excellent with prefect view - so were able to see Kudu bull."
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