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Arnside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this was the second visit to this lodge and we were not disappointed.the lodge is situated overlooking a large lake which is home to some hippos . the staff are very welcoming and friendly ,nothing is too much trouble for them to assist the guests.we had some great gamedrives ,our guide being jan,a font of information and knowledge.the rooms are...

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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time at Lakeside ~Lodge,the staff are so friendly and helpful. Food was great, The views are terrific.There is Wifi and a shop for gifts There is an upper and lower escarpment,the lower seems to have more animals, and the scenery around is superb.

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MichelleBouic, Client Liason at Lakeside Lodge at Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Morning Judithshirley Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay at Lakeside lodge. We are heartened to read that you had an enjoyable time and that it was the legendary stay we aim to provide. Your comments about the food and staff have been passed onto the Lakeside Team and we look forward to welcoming you...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location up against a lake (dam), with rooms well spread - allowing you to lie and listen to nothing but peace and quiet and the beautiful noises of the African bush. Food was really tasty and good and service was always helpful and with a smile. Found the staff to be really good. The Entebeni game reserve itself is...

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MichelleBouic, Client Liason at Lakeside Lodge at Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day David B Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay at Lakeside Lodge. We are heartened to read that your overall stay was a legendary one. Your comments about the food, staff and the rooms have been passed onto the team. Thank you for the concerns about the game rangers being ''rushed'', these have...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ranger Tsjaard was a marvelous host. Thanks to his patience we could spot the lion (man and female) in front of the car. ALL personal was extremly friendly. The lodges we clean with all basic options. We recomment to everybody to stay here.

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MichelleBouic, Client liason at Lakeside Lodge at Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day Vic D Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on Lakeside Lodge. We are heartened to read that you had a legendary stay and that you enjoyed the game drives with Tjaard. Your comments have been passed onto the Lakeside team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future.

Diamond Bar, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is impressive with a very nice view of the lake and Entabeni Mountain at the background . I just feel so relaxed and rested with good food and service.Safari game ride was exciting. Will recommend!

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MichelleBouic, Client Liason at Lakeside Lodge at Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day Christana P Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on Lakeside Lodge. We are heartened to read that you had a legendary stay and that you enjoyed the game drives. Your comments have been passed onto the Lakeside team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the get go, service was impeccable! We stayed for just one night. The food was plentiful, although it would have been nice to experience some game meat for dinner. Nonetheless, dinner was still satisfying. The view and room itself was outstanding! And the park itself - you can not get more beautiful viewpoints! Breathtaking!! We so look forward to...

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MichelleBouic, Client Liason at Lakeside Lodge at Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Good day CarlaBlanckenberg Thank you for these great compliments about Lakeside Lodge. We have passed them onto the Lakeside Team and we look forward to welcoming you back for another legendary experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The journey from Johannesburg was long, but on arrival at Lakeside it was forgotten! There were animals in the bush as we drove in to the Lodge area and then started a week of so many sightings and close ups of animals. The elephants came to visit the Lodge twice, and the vervet monkeys kept us entertained with their biscuit...

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MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Lakeside Lodge at Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day Seyum, Thank you for sharing your experience at Lakeside Lodge with us. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at Lakeside Lodge and that you had a legendary experience. Your comments about the food, friendly service and the guides, especially Marco, have been passed onto the team and they thank you for the great comments....

Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful location. Rangers Solly, Isaac and especially Marco our ranger went out of their way to make sure we saw as many animals as possible on our game drives. Some very early morning starts, but well worth it. Rangers and all lodge staff looked after us very well. The food was good and plentiful and always served with a smile....

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MichelleBouic, Marketing & PR Executive at Lakeside lodge at Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day Cathy S Thank you for sharing your first safari experience at Lakeside Lodge with us. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the friendly service and food.Your comments about Solly, Issac and Marco have been passed onto the team and they appreciate all the good compliments. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future

Jhb
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Beautiful location. No spa treatments available at Lakeside due to Golf Resort guests taking preference. Think more needs to be done regarding educating guests as to how to conduct themselves on game drive. Some groups were noisy and stood up in the vehicle spoiling the sighting as well as detracting from the tranquillity of the bush for others. Vervet monkeys...

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MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Lakesdie Lodge at Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Good Day pc814 Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on Lakeside Lodge. We are heartened to read that your overall stay was enjoyable. We apologize about the availability of the spa treatments and your comments about the Game Drives and Pedi Village have been passed onto management. We hope these comments will not detur you from visiting...

Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Lodge was authentic, food delicious, staff welcoming and helpful. Realistic furniture (mahogany armoires) Our deck overlooking the lake & mountains was spectacular. Guides made sure our needs were their priority. The wildlife was amazing. The wine at the end of the daily game drive was a special treat.

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Good Day Thank you for sharing your experience at Lakeside Lodge with us. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the friendly service and food. We will pass on your message to the Lakeside Team and look forward to welcoming you back in the future

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Additional Information about Lakeside Lodge

Address: Sterkrivier Rd | Upper Escarpment, Entabeni Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Entabeni Game Reserve
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Lakeside Hotel Entabeni Game Reserve
Lakeside Lodge South Africa/Entabeni Game Reserve
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“All the rooms face the Lake,and are very quiet.”
judithshirley, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room away from main reception to really experience complete peace and quiet.”
  • View from Lodge over Lake at Sunrise
DavidB784, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms closer to the reception with a great view of the Lake.”
CarlaBlanckenberg, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“People liked the 40, 50 and 60 room numbers as they had better views of the lake.”
Landgirl52, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 63 is in a very good position and within earshot of Hippo in the lake! All the rooms are very spacious and well equipped - as a solo traveller I had exactly the same amenities as those occupying double rooms. A rareity! (Tea/Coffee Station much appreciated)”
dot_plackett, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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