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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want a good experience and think you don't fancy a safari just take a Game Drive here. We had a fantastic time with two 3 hour game drives per day. Our Ranger/Guide Rudi was just brilliant - very knowledgeable about both the animals and the flora and fauna and was very interesting. The lodge where we stayed, Marks...

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1Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay if you want to view game. The rangers are knowledgeable and they all work well together. The food is plentiful and the wine is recommended - G&Ts not too bad either. We met friends from all over the world, some of which have already came to visit. 👏🏻 A good location for overseas...

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Karin, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really appreciate all your kind words and comments and we absolutely love your #lalibelasafari photos... please feel free to send them through to our marketing office. Thanks again and warm regards, The Lalibela Team

Larbert, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I spent 3 nights in lalibela and had a wonderful time. The staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble for then The game drives were excellent and extremely enjoyable. Highly recommend it.

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Lalibela. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and we would be honored to have you stay with us in the future. Thanks again and warm regards, The Lalibela Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first safari and it did not disappoint. We booked this holiday very late and therefore struggled to find availability for a safari. We were not sure what to expect at Lalibela but we were certainly very impressed with the reserve. Our ranger Ryan was absolutely brilliant, he had a brilliant eye so much so that he even...

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you so much for choosing Lalibela. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your #lalibelasafari with us. We are indeed under new ownership and we look forward to the future. We plan to start with renovations in the next couple of weeks and we are all excited to see the changes. Thanks...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a trip! We were a large group of 9 and Lalibela (specifically Jean Marie and her team) couldn't have made us feel more welcome. Nothing was too much and we felt entirely at home for our 2 night stay. We stayed at the Lentaba Lodge which was set up on a hill overlooking a watering hole - beautiful location....

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your 5-star review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. It was such a pleasure hosting you and your family at Lentaba Lodge and being part of the special birthday celebration. Please feel free to share some of your #lalibelasafari photos with us - we would love to...

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place. I'm getting on in years and this was a "bucket list" trip, but I remember being as excited as a seven year old on arrival. Well to be honest, I was skipping up to our room in the "Tree Tops" lodge. My wife and I had already had a most wonderful trip across lots of South...

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Dennis, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very special review on Lalibela. We absolutely loved having you and your wife stay with us. It sounds like you really enjoyed your #lalibelasafari and we can't thank you enough for sharing your experience. If you are ever in our area again, please pop in. Thank you...

LONDON
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Treetops for three nights and had a great experience. Whenever reviewing a place like this you have to remember 'It is what it is'. This is a unique example of living in the same enviroment as the animals that roam the reserve. It is not a five star hotel in a city. We found it very comfortable...

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review on Lalibela. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our main aim is to make your stay as comfortable as possible and it sounds like we reached our goal. If you were able to capture some magical moments on your #lalibelasafari, please feel free to...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic 3 days with friendly service and hospitality. Beautiful weather and accommodation and managed to see 4 of the big 5. Lovely to sit around the fire and meet others experiencing the same game life. Highly recommended

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at Lalibela and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your #lalibelasafari with us. We look forward to having you visit us again in the future. Warm Regards, The Lalibela Team

Europa
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The service is really good, staff and rangers are super friendly and attentive. The facility needs attention though. The rooms could be cleaner. Unfortunately, there absolutely no possibility to exercise or even walk a few steps during your stay. Thus, your stay is mainly about eating and safaris. Nothing more. A gym would be great.

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Lalibela. We appreciate all your concerns and comments. We are currently renovating the rooms and we look forward to introducing the newly renovated rooms to the public. If you are ever in our area, please do visit us again. Warm Regards, The Lalibela Team

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The 3 days at Lalibela were awesome. would certainly return. The staff cetainly make you feel welcome and look after you like a king. The game drives were great and we saw most of the big 5 which was very nice. The food is some of the best i have ever had on my travels.

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LalibelaManagement, Reservations at Lalibela Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Allen, Thank you for your positive comments. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope your next stay are just around the corner. Warm Regards, The Lalibela Team

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This private game reserve's location in the Eastern Cape means it is not only malaria free, but spans 5 ecosystems, resulting in a breath-taking diversity of flora and fauna. Lalibela has 3 lodges, all offering decor that is infused with the essence of Africa, as well as warm and friendly service and unforgettable game viewing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lalibela Game Reserve

Address: 90km from Port Elizabeth | on the N2 towards Grahamstown, Driekoppen 6045, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Driekoppen
Price Range: €436 - €878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lalibela Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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