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With a stay at Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge in Ladysmith, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Big 5 Nambiti Private Game Reserve and Nambiti Game Reserve. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request).
Pros: We had an incredible experience. Beautiful facilities, in a beautiful location. The presidential suite beat all expectations. All the staff were exceptional, in particular our guide Siya, who made our stay that much more memorable and our game drives unforgettable, and Sam, the bartender, whose service was amazing!
Cons: I would recommend having binoculars available for guests to use from the rooms. Would also be amazing to have a telescope for stargazing.
Pros: Friendly staff, very welcoming and helpful. Beautiful room/food/bar. Great value for money
Cons: I didn’t like having to leave
Pros: Different to other places. Great staff & ranger. Food tops as well as the facilities
Cons: Roads. Not your fault & have no idea how you could improve but a little bumpy!!!
Pros: High level of hospitality and service! Nice contrast to the self guided safari tours, we have done in Kruger. If travelling with partner check out the romantic candle light dinner :-)
Pros: The resort is described as a Big 5 reserve and it was. On 1 game drive, we saw all of the Big 5! Our Game ranger Keegan was charming and knowledgeable and clearly loves nature and his job.
Cons: Could have had air conditioning in the main lodge. It was boiling hot during the day. We did have air conditioning in our room though so that was a great escape.
Pros: Was a memorable experience where we were made to feel special. The management and staff were absolutely awesome, polite entertaining and warm and always addressed us by our first names. The food was delicious and tasty. The game drive was informative, Jason(the ranger) is well learner-ed with regards to the animals and bird species, and made the drive interesting. Beautiful setting of our room where we had views of animals in the resort. A total relaxation where one can cut off from their busy hectic lifestyle and enjoy the the perfect relaxation of pamper.
Cons: Nothing....Everything was perfect....
Located in Ladysmith, off the R103 lies Buller's Rest Lodge. The country-style guest house features a thatched-roof and offers an outdoor swimming pool, garden and free WiFi. The elegant rooms are decorated in natural tones and come fitted with air conditioning or a fan. It also includes a seating area, satellite TV and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. Extras include bed linen, towels and electric blankets. Buller's Rest Lodge’s offers scrumptious, homemade meals which can be arranged from Mondays to Fridays upon advance request. Guests can enjoy a drink in the historical bar which also has a quaint wine cellar located below it. The Spioenkop Nature Reserve is 47 km away, and the Central and Northern Drakensberg mountain range are within 2 hours' drive from Ladysmith.
Pros: It is in s good quiet area. It has amazing views of the town. The staff is very friendly. Have stayed here several times now and i am never disappointed.
Pros: The Honsety bar is honestly a new experience . Definitely coming back again
Pros: The view, They are willing to go out of their way to accommodate the guests.
Cons: Not much
Pros: Bathroom facilities were excellent Bed and bedding provided for a very comfortable nights’ sleep Staff were delightful
Pros: Excellent location and friendly staff.
With a stay at Memra Guest House in Ladysmith, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Murchison Mall and Ladysmith Siege Museum. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: I slept like a king, wish I had more days
Pros: I have stayed at this beautiful guesthouse before and couldn't wait to be back, I will most definitely recommend Magdas place to anyone who enjoys some peace and tranquility.
Pros: I had a lovely week at Memra Lodge, the service is always exceptional, staff are very friendly and very helpful if needed. I want to thank Magda for being so very concern over my kids and I, we appreciate it very much.
Pros: Excellent people. They really went out of their way to accommodate us as had a car that ket us down. Thank you so much as they made the unfortunate situation a really relaxing experience.
Pros: Mrs Prayed for me. Bed comfortable. Room super clean.
Located in Ladysmith, Nauntons Guest House is within a 5-minute drive of Nambiti Game Reserve and Emnambithi Cultural Centre. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: Checkin is 24 hours - rooms are spacious and clean!
Cons: Hard to say - we had a good time.
Pros: Great place in the Area
Pros: The place is quiet which is what I needed
Pros: Nice and clean bathrooms, the bed was comfortable.
Cons: Only had 2 large towels in the room, other towel sizes were not there.
Pros: The room and surroundings
Cons: There are no car shelters, and the breakfast is not much tasty
Pros: The food (breakfast and dinner) was excellent. The room was clean and spacious, loved it!
Cons: Can't fault anything on this venue
Located in Ladysmith, Farquhar Lodge is within a 5-minute drive of Emnambithi Cultural Centre and Murchison Mall. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: Nice spacious rooms and good breakfast
Pros: The place is in a great location and from the owner to the staff everyone was great
Cons: I was at room 4, the fact that there is no bathroom door. It makes it uncomfortable to go to the bathroom
Pros: The rooms are open. The bed comfortable.
Cons: The way the pool is done, it's not safe for children. It's too close to where we walk.
Pros: Very friendly staff. Well located. Clean and comfortable. Will recommend.
Pros: basic well cooked
Cons: I checked in room 1 and the smell and mould turned me off completely .The staff tried to spray the room , but the smell was coming from the mould which was unhygeniec for anyone .I requested a different room and it took another 30 mins for the room to be changed ..
Pros: Rooms and the bedding
Located in Ladysmith, SpionKop Lodge is in the historical district, within a 15-minute drive of Spioenkop Nature Reserve and Spioenkop Dam. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and laundry facilities. Event facilities at this lodge consist of a conference center and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
Pros: Beautiful setting. Friendly helpful staff. Ideal for our stay with South African friends
Cons: Nothing. All perfect
Pros: We enjoyed the quiet evenings in the bush like atmosphere. Friendly staff and very helpful too. We forgot a jacket in one of the rooms and were contacted by phone informing us about the jacket after we have departed. Arrangements were made and jacket sent to Sandton with a lift and we picked the jacket up at the given address. Well done, Spionkop. You are the best by far.
Cons: All was good and perfect!
Pros: The location was beautiful and the gardens were well maintained. The communal areas were lovely and the bar with the fireplace was inviting. The beds were comfortable and the owners friendly and accommodating. Having a fireplace in the cottage and firewood supplied was a wonderful perk!
Cons: We rented the 3 bedroom cottage. While the physical space was comfortable, it was in need of upgrading. The sofa was dirty-looking (washable slipcovers would be an affordable solution) and there had been no effort made with the decor. The kitchen was small and the oven door didn't close fully. The 3rd bedroom was tiny and windowless. The water pressure in the shower was insufficient. I felt that the quality of the accommodation in the 3 bedroom cottage didn't match the price.
Pros: The lodge is on a farm just outside of town - so it is very quite and peaceful. At night we heard the jackal calling. The unit was equipped with everything you needed.
Pros: Dinner and breakfast was excellent
Cons: Our rooms were very cold. There was no firewood available for the fireplace in the lounge. We had to ask for it
Pros: The staff and owner are extremely friendly and accommodating. The food was to die for.
Pros: Spionkop Lodge is ideally located to battlefield tours and museum trips(Ladysmith). Lynette, Raymond & Alastair are great hosts. We had a large room facing the garden only a stones throw from the bar, restaurant and pool. Nothing is to much trouble for the staff who are a delightful team. Good quality food although not fine dining & a set menu.
Cons: Some decor is dated but some would say that this adds to the ambiance.
CasaKaya Bed & Breakfast has lake views, free WiFi and free private parking, located in Ladysmith, 25 km from Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project. Every unit features a private bathroom and shower, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a fridge. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge. Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a Full English/Irish breakfast. Guests can relax in the garden at the property. Ladysmith High School is 1.6 km from CasaKaya Bed & Breakfast.
Pros: friendliness of the staff, breakfast, location and the environment
Cons: they must do something about the wifi. the password provided was not working
Cons: Our neighbors were extremely noisy till very late.
Pros: Needed to extend my check out time... Which they accommodated for
Cons: Receptionist told me I don't have a booking when we arrived. Showed her proof, then she invoiced me under a different name. Took about half an hour to get that sorted.
Pros: The rooms and the garden
Cons: Not all DStv channels were available
Pros: The place is peaceful and very comforting and they promote freedom and privacy. It is closer to many places such as gas station and supermarkets, there is no need to travel to the city. I really liked staying in the place.
Pros: The service and the support I got from the owner Kim
Pros: Best location and easy access. Staff are very friendly and helpfull.
Featuring a garden, Zinzanathi Guesthouse is set in Ladysmith in the KwaZulu-Natal region, 24 km from Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project and 600 metres from Ladysmith High School. There is an outdoor pool and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking. You can play table tennis at the guest house. Staff at Zinzanathi Guesthouse are available to provide information at the 24-hour front desk.
Pros: I loved everything from the tym we walked in even when we wanted 2 change rooms the was no trouble,the host really went out of her way 2 make us comfortable n the security high standard!
Pros: Make sure you provide sugar free and skim milk for others.
Cons: Some staff members were not sure what to do at breakfast and slow in service. Train them
Pros: Clean facility and very well priced.
Located in Ladysmith, Royal Hotel Ladysmith is in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Ladysmith Siege Museum and Murchison Mall. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: Everything was ok, breakfast was more than the word good
Pros: The place really lives up to its promise of being friendly and offering good service.
Pros: I enjoyed the breakfast and the area was very nice, staff was amazing. The parking area was safe.
Cons: The TV in the room didn't have dstv channels, I was only watching SABC & eTV channels.
Pros: Clean and neatly Welcoming reception Car has a wash in the morning
Cons: SABC in this age nothing else (atleast Dstv compact ) The red bedding/ comforter ( Eish)
Pros: The Bonus question should include British Colonial! Room size Good beds Opening windows Management gave us a fridge Dining room - very good excellent breakfast
Cons: Limited internet - limited to 350Mb - a tiny amount for business! No bug screen to prevent mosquitos - I was bitten 8 times No fridge in room Strong smell of carpet cleaner - I have emphysema! No lift - many stairs
With a stay at Esiweni Luxury Safari Lodge in Ladysmith, just steps from Big 5 Nambiti Private Game Reserve and Nambiti Game Reserve. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: Exceptional! Esiweni surpassed all of our expectations and added a touch of magic to our honeymoon. I would recommend this safari lodge to anyone for so many reasons: 1) Staff treated us like family and we felt 'special'. 2) The service provided was out of this world. 3) The food was incredible - the Chefs were personable, highlight qualified and most importantly, they got it right every single day. Food was also plentiful. 4)Each game drive was exceptional. The guide we had, Pemba, was incredible. His knowledge and passion came through clearly with each drive. 5) The little touches were perfect, such as the decor and greetings when you arrive back from a drive 6) The location was WOW! What a view, what a balcony. 7) The rooms were so comfortable and stylish, and the balcony view was magical. 8) The hosts Sophie and Ludovic were quite simply the best we have ever experienced. I felt that by the end of the trip they were our 'friends'. I cannot rate Esiweni highly enough. Thank you for the most amazing stay!
Cons: Nothing. It was perfect.
Pros: Sophie and Ludovic really made us feel special and personalised every meal for us! They went out of their way to make it a very memorable holiday. The food was amazing! The safari was spectacular with abundants of wildlife and great sightings. We highly recommend taking your next romantic vocation with Esiweni Lodge.
Pros: The chef
Cons: They are relais&châteaux property, and they have one of the worst staff I ve ever seen 1- i wait on the sun for 25 minutes the property driver 2- my bedroom was full off spiders , I ve been in a lot s of safaris before, I never saw spiders inside my bed. 3 - i pay an extra for the maid to keep the spiders away, I paid before , so my last night was full off spiders again If it s a relais&châteaux property I was wondering what they would rate as 2 stars Ashamed for relais&châteaux that chose them , they loose my respect
7.1 Good (25 reviews)
Boer en Brit Self Catering Accommodation Guesthouse is located in Ladysmith. Free WiFi access is available and there is a outdoor pool on site. Ladysmith Town Hall and the Siege Museum are within 15 minutes' walk. Each room, boasting a private entrance, has a kitchenette, equipped with a fridge, microwave, a refrigerator, an electric kettle, kitchenware and a dining table. A TV with selected satellite channels including sports and movie channels is available. The private bathroom is equipped with toilet, basin, and shower. At Boer en Brit Self Catering Accommodation Guesthouse you will find a garden and BBQ facilities. Other facilities offered at the property include dry cleaning. The property offers free, secure parking. The historic Wagon Hill Battle Site can be reached within 20 minutes' drive.
Pros: Quite, close to Town, clean and comfortable bedrooms
Pros: Clean, usb ports on bedside lamps, well equipped kitchen. Friendly, knowledgeable host
Cons: TV placement away from bed and table and chairs
Pros: We were overnight visitors as we needed a rest before continuing home. The unit was clean spacious and comfy. Kitchen was well equipped for preparing a meal.
Cons: The bath towels were a bit small and no hand towel.
Pros: The comfort and access to the unit very easy. The unit was just enough for an good night's sleep for my onward journey. Reception was very friendly and booking in was a breeze.
Cons: Reception could have informed me that a toaster was available on request. No hand towel available for use after washing hands. Bath towels on the small side
Pros: Very close to town yet quiet and peaceful
Cons: The location is perfect
With a stay at The Springbok Lodge in Ladysmith, you'll be just steps from Big 5 Nambiti Private Game Reserve and Nambiti Game Reserve. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.