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Johannesburg South Africa
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...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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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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
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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Thank 87magdas
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...

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We celebrated our birthdays in the most fabulous places of all... Fifty Seven Waterberg, what a place!!! Best food, best view, best service ever!!! Not to mention the game drives of Simon and the very friendly staff!!!

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My friends and I visited this game lodge for 4 nights in July and it was just unbelievable. The staff were so friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating, the views were breathtaking and the rooms were super comfortable and beautifully decorated! We saw lion, cheetah, an abundance of rhino, elephant, hyena, hippo and many beautiful birds. Simon, who was our game ranger,...

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying for 4 nights and we could not criticize a thing. The staff are incredibly friendly and accommodating. Simon, our game ranger, was extremely knowledgable and always knew were to find the animals (even witnessed a cheetah kill). Lucas, the chef, made some of the best dishes I have had at a game lodge, especially...

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Paul D, General Manager at Fifty Seven Waterberg, responded to this review

Good day Gregory J, than you very much for submitting a review on our lodge and your experience. 57 Waterberg maybe be considered a "Boutique Lodge" in that we only have 5 chalets, and allow a maximum of 10 GUESTS at any given time. Having said that, our TEAM needs to be extremely hands on and provide our GUESTS with...

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 21 July 2016

A very relaxing weekend at a beautiful place. The rooms are really beautiful. Food is very good, cuisine style and beautifully prepared. Only no choice of selection, which is not a good option for children. Took our kids along, but think it's better suited for a romantic couples breakaway or those wanting peace and quiet. Service was good and game...

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Paul D, General Manager at Fifty Seven Waterberg, responded to this review

Good day Riekie S, thank you for your valued feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Fifty Seven Waterberg. We have noted your concerns regarding the menu and in consultation with the Chef. We are busy developing a table d' hote menu that will allow for some choice going forward. We can assure you that the...

Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 28 June 2016

57Waterberg was the best stay to relax in the wild, but in total luxury! You are surrounded by nature & all the wild animals, plus lots of peace & quiet. The rooms are very luxurious. Best quality linen & towels beds & pillows....we could sleep like babies. The rooms are cosy & warm, plus a lovely big shower with a...

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Paul D, General Manager at Fifty Seven Waterberg, responded to this review

Good day Bernalene, thank you very much for taking the time to review our lodge. Your kind comments are highly appreciated, and have been well received by our 57 Waterberg TEAM. Simon and his TEAM strive to ensure that all our GUESTS get to have an "Ultimate chilled experience" as you have experienced. The fact that you mention that we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 

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Address: Site 57, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0043, South Africa (Formerly MolenVliet Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Welgevonden Game Reserve
Price Range: $577 - $872 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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