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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible1%
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been coming to the Sobhengu Lodge section for the last 25 years through the good times and the bad. There has been a continual improvement over the last half and we are very glad we kept our share as it is such a...More

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Response from Ryan C, Manager at Nibela Lake LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5* review, We are so happy to hear you are enjoying the improvements to the lodge. We look forward to having you back next year. Regards Gemma, Ryan and the Nibela Team

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing hidden place, the rooms are spacious and clean with beautiful views!Thank you to Dumi she was amazing and went out her way literally to make our stay amazing!a long dirt road but worth the drive, they offer a lot

Thank trevlynh2017
Response from Ryan C, Manager at Nibela Lake LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the stunning review! Dumi is a real star in guest services, we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Gemma, Ryan and the Nibela Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge is in an amazing location overlooking the Wilderness area of the Lake St Lucia Estuary in the iSimangaliso World Heritage site. The forest surrounding the lodge is worth seeing on its own and the views across the estuary outstanding from the lodge accommodations...More

Thank Nichewiche
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been there twice now and this place mesmerize me every time. The food is excellent, the staff is very friendly, the accommodation is excellent. Nothing but rest, and relaxation with views of the lake. I'll go back there again and again. Wanted to cry...More

Thank Christelle W
Response from Ryan C, Manager at Nibela Lake LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Christelle for your 5* review. We are so happy that we are able to provide a little soul restoration. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. The Nibela Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve had a very nice stay at Nibela. Yes, the unpaved road is a bit long but it’s worth it! Nibela is situated at the lake. Beautiful rooms, all nature surroundings. The kitchen is fabulous and the staff very, very friendly. I’ll recommand this hotel...More

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Response from Ryan C, Manager at Nibela Lake LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Jurgen for your 5* review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your holiday with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. The Nibela Team

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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
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Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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US$128 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$128 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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Mnandi
28 February 2018|
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Response from Gemma L | Property representative |
Good day Mnandi We do have a lot of water in the lake and you can fish from the lake shoreline, unfortunately the levels are still a bit low for launching boats at False Bay. We hope to see you at Nibela
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Mnandi
13 February 2017|
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Response from RachelleSteyn | Property representative |
Dear Mnandi, There is a little bit of water in the lake. Unfortunately the lake hasn't recovered from the on going drought and all lake activities are still cancelled.
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shoghun
3 December 2015|
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Response from MelaniGM | Property representative |
We have an onsite restaurant open from 07h00 to 21h00 daily. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. We cater for vegetarian, halaal and kiddies.
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"Again, we have seen ongoing improvement and understand this will continue."
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"Any room will do although the honeymoon suite is outstanding by its location."
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"All rooms are beautiful and they all have beautiful lake-view"
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"Road was fine and well sign posted."
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