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Special Offer: 4 Night Safari Adventue
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Special Offer: 4 Night Safari Adventue
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Thank you to Denis, Gail, Colin and staff for a memorable holiday. A recommendation from a friend did not adequately prepare us for the quality of our stay at Needles Lodge which I cannot recommend highly enough. The welcome on arrival of hot towels and...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This Lodge doesn't compare to any place I have previously been to! Even 5 star hotels don't equal Needles Lodge. I think it's mostly thanks to the experience. Warm welcome followed by refreshing drink, beautiful room with very comfortable bed, delicious food, great staff, animals...More

Thank world_curious_me
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 2 April 2018

Dear World Curious Me, WOW! What can we say to such an amazing review? You are way to kind and setting the bar very high for us. Thank you so much for the amazing review and for choosing us for your safari holiday. We are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent 2 weeks in basic SAN Parks accommodation it was such a relief to arrive at the welcoming, clean, comfortable Needles Lodge. Having endured, grey, thin bedding, thinner towels and well used / worn bathrooms, Needles proved to be the perfect place to end...More

Thank oneval
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Oneval, Thank you so much for the amazing and flattering review! Being in the hospitality industry is so rewarding when our efforts are noticed and appreciated. And of course a big thank you for choosing Needles. We look forward to your next visit. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed at Needles to go on safari in April 2018. We had heard of Needles from a mutual friend, and their recommendation was spot on - we had an absolutely wonderful experience. The staff and Colin were gracious and accommodating with...More

Thank Marybeth T
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marybeth, It was our pleasure having you as our guests.The discussions were engaging and most enjoyable. Thank you very much for such a wonderful review and choosing Needles for your safari holiday. We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards, Denis, Gail, Colin...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved staying at Needels lodge, the host Denis is all kindness and hospitality. Mervelous dinner moments in his company. Surprising the visit of some animals in the evening as well! Needles lodge is the place if you are looking for a human experience in...More

Thank iValentina
Response from DenisGoff, Owner at Needles LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valentina, It was our pleasure to have you as our guests. Thank you very much for the kind review and choosing Needles for your safari holiday. We are very happy you enjoyed it! Until next time. Best regards, Denis, Gail, Colin and the team.

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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Bar/Lounge
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USD 153 - USD 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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USD 153 - USD 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Any all are great"
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"Best not choosing the rooms in front of the pool. Zero privacy or no natural light in your room."
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"Book directly via their website. Only then you can book activities, such as Game Drive, straight away."
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"The rooms are all very similar and I doubt if it matters which one you have"
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