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Hilton, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were greeted at the reserve gate by Larrie who transported us to the Lodge. This is a luxurious establishment with sumptuous suites and a private plunge pool. There are indoor and outdoor showers as well as a large bath. The food is excellent, and we were well looked after by waiters Nathi and Robert. Larrie is an experienced game...

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inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Clifftop Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tony C - Thank you for posting your review of Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway here on TripAdvisor. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your Clifftop experience, especially the game drives.

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Spent a memorable couple of days at this truly spectacular setting. Accommodation, service and atmosphere combined to make this a memorable weekend breakaway. Annele, Stephen, Oupa and Nathie went out of their way to compliment the setting with excellent service. Hope to visit again soon!

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Dear Stephan J - Thank you for sharing your Clifftop Exclusive Safari Lodge experience - we're honoured that you would recommend the lodge to future travelers and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 16 September 2016

It was our first safari, and we had an incredible experience! Wonderful staff, felt so cared for, beautiful place, and Steven was an amazing safari guide! Ursula the manager made sure all our needs were taken care of and we had specific needs for kosher and they were so knowledgeable, respectful and caring to make sure we were comfortable. Wish...

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Dear Aden R - Thank you for sharing your amazing experience at Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and that our team took such good care of you. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Shocking experience. We have never been so disappointed. And at the 5 star rates charged, we are regretting the decision. Rooms were fine and the game Ranger professional but the food was dreadful. Terribly constructed Chicken salad for lunch at a 5 star establishment? We sent meals back on almost every sitting. Only one poorly trained cook in the kitchen....

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Dear Jane R – Thank you for your feedback on your Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway experience. We would like to take this opportunity to apologise for not being able to meet your expectations during your stay with us, particularly in terms of the dining experience. We are sorry that you did not feel that you could enjoy the meals prepared...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This was one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in.. hotel staff are totally amazing.. from the minute we where picked up and taken to the hotel where we where greeted with drinks and a warm flannel.. the grounds are totally amazing and the rooms where out of this world.. you are made to feel very special from...

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Dear helen31berry - Thank you for sharing your Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway experience. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay, and honoured that you would recommend Clifftop to future travelers - thank you.

Centurion
Reviewed 11 August 2016

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 July 2016

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 28 July 2016

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Boksburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 July 2016

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clifftop Exclusive Safari Lodge is an exquisite bushveld hideaway, a unique resort, where service is understood and luxury is elegantly understated. The setting is breath taking and provides a beautiful African backdrop for a world of easy going elegance.All 8 suites have a private deck with plunge pool,thatched sala and indoor and outdoor lounges. The en-suite bathrooms have both indoor and outdoor showers, separate bath and bath consumables. The suites are non-smoking and have air conditioning, direct dial telephones, hairdryers, hotel stationery, mini bars, room safes, electric blankets and tea/coffee making facilities. Private Wine Cellar dinners are available by prior arrangement.The Lodge is situated in the 36000ha malaria-free Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg Mountains, offering the Big 5. Gate entry fees are applicable and are charged per person per night.Halaal, Kosher and any other special meal requirements are catered for by prior arrangement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clifftop Lodge

Address: Welgevonden Game Reserve | East Gate Entrance, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0530, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Welgevonden Game Reserve
Price Range: £257 - £622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Clifftop Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Clifftop Hotel Vaalwater
Clifftop Lodge South Africa/Welgevonden Game Reserve
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“all is good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles , 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 - The best views”
 of 5 bubbles Joeybum, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“not necessary- all of them have breathtaking nice views.”
 of 5 bubbles Wiebeck, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Chalet 1 is separate from the others. No. 8 where we were is furthest away from the main lodge. Zebra on the path at night.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They all have private splash pools!”
 of 5 bubbles Fuggly20, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
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