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    andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge

    Kwazulu-Natal, Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Overview
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    • Average2%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “plunge pool” (37 reviews)
    “game drives” (64 reviews)
    “the reserve” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 208 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    We spent three nights here - that means six game drives and some excellent meals. We were greeted by Kathryn who said she was off on leave that evening, so from then on we were looked after by her relief manager, Saskia, who was absolutely...More

    Thank Annabelle H
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Phinda is a great place for the first time safari traveler or for more seasoned visitors, offering excellent game viewing and birding. The reserve territory is large and diverse so there is good variety of species and never any crowds at sightings. The guide/tracker team...More

    Thank SATravellerMaryland
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We recently returned from our first Africa experience. We had planned this to be a great trip, picking nice places, figuring it was a once in a lifetime trip. No more - now we have to go back! Places like Phinda Vlei have us thinking...More

    Thank Jim S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was our second visit to Phinda Vlei. The first was in 2012 and the memory was so very positive, that we had to come back - and bring a group (of 11) with us. Vlei (pronounced "flay" in english) has only 6 rooms and...More

    Thank CathrynG
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Very secluded, excellent game drives, lots of personal service. This was our first stop on a three stop tour organized by &Beyond. Outstanding in every way. I would use them again, and I would stay here again. Very different that the game lodges around Kruger....More

    Thank Steve S
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    • Pool
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • USD 406 - USD 406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Phinda Private Game Reserve
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    • Phinda Vlei Hotel Phinda Private Game Reserve
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    lou b
    5 September 2017|
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    Response from happytraveler12015 | Reviewed this property |
    Unfortunately the elephants did not visit during our 4 day stay. We were told that they were there a few days before. Consider it a bonus if they visit but I wouldn't expect it. We did see a Cheetah from our deck! The... More
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