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Fifty Seven Waterberg

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amsterdam
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent four nights at 57 Waterberg and I must admit it was difficult to leave it... The chalets were spacious and with full of character; the setting was breathtaking but the most important thing for us was the team who made their absolute best to comfort us...Simon is a great ranger and manager; he was very professional from the... More 

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Wuppertal, Germany
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the lodge for 5 days - and it could have been 50 more. As in the headline written: we spent the most exciting days of vacation there we ever made. It started with being picked up at the Westgate of the resort getting a glas of champagne as a welcome drink to Southafrica through Jo, the tour... More 

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Thank Ulli0805
Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip was lovely from beginning to end. The accommodation was great. The service was excellent. But the food was beyond awful. Twice we had to send back our food as it was inedible. It really spoilt our 5 star experience : (

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Thank angelaH1761CT
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our honeymoon at "57" as it is affectionately called. We were met at the pickup gate with an ice cold bottle of bubbly! The staff are exceptionally friendly and welcoming with a vast knowledge of the bush. Our guide Simon took us on two game drives daily and we were fortunate to see a broad... More 

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Montreux, Switzerland
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53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We came to rest at Fifty-seven Waterbury lodge. Simon was great and very helpful. The lodge is beautifully situated, nice rooms, clean and a lot of space. The bed was excellent. Bathroom and showers very good. We thought that information was missing. The booklet in our room was gone and we had to ask about laundry (which should be included!)... More 

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Johannesburg South Africa
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86 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The good: Lovely attentive service from Simon and his team. Easy drive from Johannesburg and lovely accommodation and amenities. Simon tried really hard to deliver a true Big 5 Experience despite the serious limitations of the reserve (No off road driving allowed making close sightings hard & a severe lack of predators since their Lions were wiped out by disease... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had the most peaceful soul restoring time at 57 Waterberg in August. Simon was incredible in his knowledge of the bush and his hospitality. The food was divine, beautifully presented and made with real pride and care. The rooms were so peaceful and the bed was the best I have ever slept in.

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Thank Evelyn082377
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It was an amazing experience! Accomodation was wonderful, great staff, great food. The room was very big and clean. We also had a great view on the Savanne. Excellent! Safaris were also great. We saw the big 5.

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Thank Ivo B
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Welgevonden Game Reserve the weekend of 9th August. We had the most wonderfull stay at Fifty Seven. Thanks to Simon, Michael and Lucas our Chef. Intimate lodge with fantastic food. We have witnessed a cheetah in a tree, badger, civet, rhino, elephant and a lot more. This was a luxurious bush experience!

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first safari experience and I was utterly amazed by the very friendly and accommodating staff. My hubby and I we're celebrating our anniversary so was going for a quiet, tranquil and romantic getaway. The game drives were fantastic. We got to see the big 5 on the first day only because of our over committed and very... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Fifty Seven Waterberg, formerly known as MolenVliet Lodge. Nestled in the majestic Welgevonden Game Reserve, Fifty Seven Waterberg is a true African escape situated in a 35 000HA well managed park. One of South Africa's unique treasures, the lodge overlooks a shallow valley descending into the savannah beyond, boasting breathtaking views of the mountains and the very best that nature has to offer. The five-star offering is renowned for its intimate size accommodating up to ten guests providing solitude and privacy. Only three hours north of Johannesburg, Fifty Seven Waterberg is situated in a malaria-free zone offering guests peace of mind and enabling them to enjoy the true essence of the bushveld. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fifty Seven Waterberg

Address: | Site 57, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0043, South Africa (Formerly MolenVliet Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Welgevonden Game Reserve
Price Range: $474 - $784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“every room is excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Ulli0805, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any of the rooms are fantastic!”
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“All chalets are beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles amarnaMontreux, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same and very well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles Jimboza, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms were private and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Evelyn082377, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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