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Idwala Game Lodge

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We spend two nights at the lodge. This was our first experience at a reserve and we really enjoyed. The safari drives (two per day) was well balanced and we really enjoyed the nice and educating ranger Charlie. We had some nice upfront meeting with lions, rhinos, elephants, and giraffes. Many different kind of antelopes. The rooms at the lodge...

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Reviewed 16 May 2015

Of course it was beautiful. No question that the accommodations were stunning. And yes, seeing the animals was a thrill; BUT - the highlight of our stay was the warmth and attention of the people at Idwala. Everyone from the women who cleaned our room to the chef who made our meals and the guides who showed us and taught...

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Aarau, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 November 2014

Very intimite Service and wonderful Location! ... max 8 People in 4 Chalets! ... great Food and extraordinary nature and authentic game drives!...just outstanding! ...will come back definitely...thanks for everything , dear David, Christine and all others! ;-) ...hugs...Koni, Simon and Rose from Switzerland

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Don't get mistaken by the bumpy road to get to the reception of Idwala Game Lodge. Once you are in the jeep on your way to the lodge - already in the reserve - you wonder where you will be going. And then you see the thatched roof high up on a hill. We had a wonderful time at Idwala...

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Tokai, South Africa
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I recently spent 2 nights at Idwala with my children and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. With only 4 suites, this small & intimate lodge offers a true home from home atmosphere. Beautiful accommodation, delicious food, friendly and warm hospitality and great game viewing! Dave, our ranger, was extremely knowledgeable and one of our highlights was a lioness on a...

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Reviewed 8 December 2013

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
Reviewed 14 May 2013 via mobile

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2013

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A breathtaking setting on a dramatic ridge, overlooking a lush green valley, Idwala is a stylish family run lodge in the malaria-free Eastern Cape. With only 4 thatched chalets, privacy is ensured and each is spacious, air-conditioned and has a private patio. Game drives to spot the big 5 and offer excellent birding. Relax at the pool and enjoy sweeping views and spectacular sunsets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idwala Game Lodge

Address: Sidbury Grahamstown Eastern Cape | PO Box 6482, Sidbury 6141, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Sidbury
Price Range: £156 - £273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Idwala Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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Idwala Game Lodge South Africa/Sidbury
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“We stayed in Buffalo Room which was lovely !”
CarolMaasch, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We were in Elephant - nearest to the Lodge but they are all close. Great view from our balcony.”
StoneColdTricky, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Each of the individual cabins were amazingly comfortable and the turn down service at night was brilliant.”
Tammy5670, 4 Nov 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms are equally lovely with the same view approached by tree top walk.”
3sisters3, 4 Jan 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely. They all have an unobstructed view of the valley”
praguelondon, 12 Feb 2012 | Read review
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