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    Cheetah Ridge Lodge

    Lot 92 D 46 District Road | Woodlands Gate, Nambiti Private Game Reserve, Elandslaagte District, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
    011 27 83 377 9340
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We were there in late December 2017. The animals we saw at the watering hole outside our cabin and on the game drives each day were out of this world. Richard was an outstanding game driver!! He worked well with all age groups and was...More

    Thank USCJo .
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The rooms are lovely especially the Nespresso machines that are in every room. The staff are great and we had a fantastic time making special memories with our entire family. They catered so well for the kids who ranged in ages of 18 months to...More

    Thank CandyMckibbin
    Response from Snalson, General Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear CandyMckibbin, We thank you for reviewing Cheetah Ridge on Trip Advisor. Cheetah Ridge is a special place and a lovely place for Kids to enjoy the freedoms of a fully fenced big Garden surrounded by the African Bushveld and spectacular views. However having said...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We love Nambiti and have been to 3 other lodges on the reserve, all of which were outstanding. This time we decided to try out Cheetah Ridge and once again we were not disappointed. The lodge has spacious and beautiful gardens, which is ideal for...More

    Thank Sadiyya H
    Response from Snalson, General Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Sadiyya H, Thank you for giving Cheetah Ridge a review. We so appreciate the kind words about our beautiful Lodge which is really special, as you mentioned, the Rooms overlooking the waterhole, and the numerous animals that frequent the waterhole. Jaime is so passionate...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Such a special place. I took my husband there for his 30th birthday. Beautiful setting on a dam, our fire was lit long before we got to the room after our afternoon game drive. The staff were friendly, game ranger Julian was so good and...More

    Thank Chellabella88
    Response from Snalson, General Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Chellabella88, Thank you for responding to trip advisor, much appeciated. We are thrilled that special memories were made at this special place, and that you experienced and enjoyed the knowledge that Julian shared with you. We hope that those memories can be repeated when...More

    Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

    Beautiful rooms looking on to a waterhole. Who would of guessed big 5 in Ladysmith? We had 4 of the big 5 sightings in 2 days, and 3 sightings of Lion. Jamie, our ranger was excellent at tracking down the lion! Staff are really friendly...More

    Thank lynnmurg
    Response from Snalson, General Manager at Cheetah Ridge LodgeResponded 3 December 2017

    Dear lynnmurg Thank you so much for giving a review on Cheetah Ridge. Ladysmith has many surprises and the Nambiti Big 5 Game Reserve is one of them. The Game on the reserve are plentiful and with an excellent Guide like Jaime you are sure...More

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    • Tennis Court
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    • US$ 295 - US$ 460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 10
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    5 October 2016|
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    Response from SafariKZN-Mark | Reviewed this property |
    Hello and I would contact the lodge directly and ask them the question. We had 'old' people and no youngsters on this last trip. I have stayed at lodges where child minding is available.
    9 December 2015|
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    Response from Daniel M | Reviewed this property |
    no toilet. you cant leave the jeeps
    17 November 2015|
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    Response from Carole P | Reviewed this property |
    No there were not, as the game animals roam around freely around the property. Where you stay is fenced in - and as far as we could see in the properties we visited - no domestic animals were seen! Give Cheetah Ridge a... More
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