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Maliba Riverside Huts

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

At this property, there is a range of accommodations. The most basic is the Riverside Huts. The huts are completely adequate and most importantly clean. The bed was comfortable, the sheets crisp. . If more luxurious accommodation is wanted the Maliba provides chalets, for example. The huts are not self catering. For meals one goes to the Lodge. One does...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We have stayed at the riverside huts over New Years for three nights. In the first (#3) hut the bathroom was very outdated and the hot water did not work properly. The management of Maliba Mountain Lodge (the 5 star accommodation) arranged a different hut for us. This hut was much more of our liking (#1 hut) and we enjoyed...

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MalibaFox, Public Relations Manager at Maliba Riverside Huts, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Due the current drought in Lesotho and South Africa, we are experiencing minor water shortages in our Riverside Huts. We are managing the situation by regularly transporting additional water to the lodge however there is occasionally a drop in water pressure effecting the supply of hot water. We regret that your meals did...

Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 9 June 2015

The service is excellent with very friendly staff who go out of their way to make a person's stay enjoyable. The scenery is breathtaking. I had quite an experience on the horseback. RIVERSIDE HUTS are very far from everything for people who do not have vehicle but its quiet and peaceful.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Althought the 3 stars accomodations is a bit overpriced, the location is wonderful and the staff very kind and efficient. Food is very good too. Would definitely recommend this place, very close to the border.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We arrived late, yet the kitchen was kept open for us from which we enjoyed a truly excellent meal. What was most annoying was that it was impossible, try as we might, to adjust our hot-water shower! It was either scalding hot or very cold, nothing in between! Your Durban office, from which our booking was made, had no idea...

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MalibaFox, Public Relations Manager at Maliba Riverside Huts, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are able to provide directions from a number of locations when requested. Although we do conduct frequent tests on the fittings in the rooms, we will ensure we rectify the shower. We will also be working on continued training of our staff to ensure that the necessary plugs are easily available in...

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Overall, our stay in the Riverside Huts was fine though we would definitely recommend upgrading to the Mountain Lodge if available. There were a few downsides for us. As others have mentioned, the bed is a double/full, so it's not big but they provide lots of blankets for cold nights. The polished cement floor is slippery in socks, and you'll...

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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We had planned to stay two days. It had rained. Th rivers were unpassable and the pathes flooded. So we left after one night in the huts near the river. We had thought to walk up to the lodge, but could not pass the streams. The next morning we stayed at the lodge, on the terrace, and had a wonderful...

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Clarens, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

My wife and I spent 2 days and 1 night at Maliba Lodge at the Riverside huts. The huts are basic and rustic, with a small double bed that will definitely be too small for two big people. The room smelt of damp. The highly polished cement floor had a dangerous mat next to the bed that slipped like it...

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MalibaFox, Public Relations Manager at Maliba Riverside Huts, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. It is unfortunate the Riverside Hut was not as you had expected however we are entirely transparent about our 3 Star Riverside huts, designed to be basic but comfortable accommodation which does not meet the comfort and amenities one will receive from our 5 Star Mountain Lodge rooms. We will attend to the...

Reviewed 26 January 2015

My spouse and I spent one weekend night (Saturday night) at Riverside Hut and all was exceptional. All the meals served at the restaurant were out of this world, the services was extra-ordinary and the natural scenery surrounding the entire are was also exceptional. We felt like we were not in Lesotho. The breeze was crisp, vegetation green, all we...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 22 January 2015

The location is absolutely stunning and the main building offers the most wonderful views on the high mountains around. The new construction has been made with excellent taste and the interior decoration is flawless. The food is very good, the staff very helpful. We visited the River Lodge : impeccable. We stayed at the Riverside Huts. Compared to the rest...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
These cosy stone & thatch huts are beautifully constructed in traditional Basotho style.Exclusive and private, they are perfect for singles or couples on a budget, small family groups, and anyone who wants to truly get away and feel the authentic Basotho experience. The huts are situated on the river and close to natural rocks pools and hiking trails. Rates include breakfast, lunch and dinner at the 5 star lodge, just 3 minutes drive away. The huts are ensuite with shower, basin and toliet. Maliba offers hiking, pony trails, mapped 4x4 trails, massage treatments, skiing in winter (afriski), and community visits. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maliba Riverside Huts

Address: Tsehlanyane National Park 400, Lesotho
Region: Lesotho > Butha-Buthe District > Tsehlanyane National Park
Number of rooms: 3
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Maliba Riverside Huts Lesotho/Tsehlanyane National Park, Africa
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