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The Farm Klein Bloemhof, S175, 13 km gravel road, Off R 714 , 9700 Bethlehem, South Africa – Show map
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Lionsrock Lodge & Big Cat Sanctuary's staff speaks: English, German, Arabic
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Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Shopping Center (12.4 miles)
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 12 years is charged ZAR 100 per person per night in an extra bed.
One older child or adult is charged ZAR 395 per person per night when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
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Based on 190 reviews
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The Crown Guest House is located in the town of Bethlehem. It features a lush garden, sun terrace and offers free WiFi and private parking.
Score from 27 reviews Wonderful
Located 4 km away from Bethlehem, this country estate features a lush garden with roses and lavenders.
Score from 66 reviews Excellent
Centrally located in the town Bethlehem, Times Square offers cozy and individually designed rooms. The guest house has a garden and terrace and is 8 minutes' drive away from Loch Athlone.
Score from 23 reviews Exceptional
Rooms with satellite TV and garden views are offered by this B&B in Bethlehem, 1 km from the Bethlehem Casino. The breakfast room has a large wall picture of a forest.
Score from 33 reviews Very good
May 5, 2015
Friendly staff whose main priority was to make sure that everything was ok or if I needed anything. Food was excellent and well priced.
May 4, 2015
Being made to wait for people who were late for game drive. Dinner meal was not great, very dry (Chicken curry), Lamb Stew, lots of bones and not much meat, you dont serve a baked potato with stew!
Hearing the lions roaring in the evening.
May 1, 2015
Breakfast was a bit of a problem. Dishes were empty and long delays in refilling.
Location and staff
April 28, 2015
Our stay at Lions Rock was educational, restful and thoroughly enjoyable. Staff are very knowledgable and dedicated and taught us a lot about what the mission of Four Paws is. Lodge makes a great base to explore Clarens or Golden Gate.
April 12, 2015
The road to get there includes a 15km dirt stretch. If your approach from Bethlehem, this is OK, but be careful if coming from Warden - rather go to Bethlehem and come back as the shorter route is badly rain damaged The WIFI is free but not great
Lionsrock Lodge is part of a big cat sanctuary run by a charity (Four Paws International), hence all your money ultimately benefits the animals. The game drives let you see the animals (lions, tigers, cheetah etc) up close even though they are in large enclosures - try to go on a feeding drive to see the most animals. The staff are all very friendly and willing to help with anything - very attentive. And they all appear to care deeply for the cats. The lodge is very reasonably priced, especially the accommodation. Food, drink and game drives are also competitively priced - once you are there, you are a captive audience for the restaurant but the prices are still acceptable and in some cases quite reasonable. Food quality is exceptional. The rooms are large for the price and comfortable, having everything you need. They have modern fittings that are in good condition and look new. Ours even had a small sink and fridge if you wanted to prepare your own cold meals
April 9, 2015
Staff and the close proximity of the big cats
March 25, 2015
Sign on turn off from R712 was unclear. Used Google Maps suggestion which is a bad dirt road.
New facilities and enjoyable food.
March 23, 2015
We were on our way and the map on internet is not very customer friendly and we got lost and I tried to get hold of the reception at the lodge and nobody answered the phone to assist us, we had to stop and ask people to direct us to the lodge, that was not nice because at that stage we were very tired. Is not that I didn't like it but I'm allergic to dairy, gluten, wheat etc and I mentioned it when I did the booking and the only food which I could eat the morning before we left was 1 piece of boerewors and 2 rasher of bacon. I think they must also cater for such people like myself and other with different diets.
To see the game nearby and the place was very neat.
March 16, 2015
We cannot use pot and oven at same time. Only one bathroom in the family house.
The staff are very nice and honest. The place is extremely beautiful with so many animals.
March 10, 2015
The shower was a little weak,the water took very long to get warm and it was difficult to regulate it.
The staff are fantastic,the food absolutely delicious,the tour very interesting with a wonderful guide,the room spacious and comfortable.
March 4, 2015
Access might be a bit difficult with a normal car on the gravel road. We however had a Land Rover so we didn't experience any problems.
Everything!! Wonderful friendly staff who went out of their way to make us feel welcome, good food, clean comfortable rooms and a stunnning environment. The complimentary toiletries are of a good quality and smell gorgeous. Most such game lodges charge 3 x the amount.
March 2, 2015
They are doing a fantastic job with the sick animals.
February 24, 2015
Even driving through the reserve to the lodges was beautiful and interesting. We saw lots of animals and birds and the view of the hills was stunning. We were warmly welcomed by the staff and shown to our spacious and spotless accommodation. The tv had lots of channels and the free wifi was good. We ate in the restaurant on both nights of our stay and the food was freshly prepared and tasty and the service was excellent. The game drive with Alvin was great. The charity does excellent work and watching the videos really explains the need for the sanctuary they provide for the big cats. Everyone at Lionsrock is passionate about their cause and work hard to please their visitors and care for the animals. There was a sense of peace and tranquility about the place and we walked on the hiking trail and sat by the pond bird spotting. It was idyllic. Well done to all the staff for the work you do, the comfortable accommodation you provide and for the warmth in your hearts.
February 11, 2015
This lodge is absolutely amazing.the views are fantastic and the amount of wild animals roaming around is great.the staff we incredibly help full and very friendly. Perfect venue for a relaxing weekend away and the food at the restaurant is superb. Would highly reccomend it!!!
February 7, 2015
Everything, great setting,peaceful and relaxing atmosphere, awesome friendly staff, the friendly dogs, the roaring of the lions, Lions Rock will definitely see us again
February 3, 2015
Your warm welcomed and your waiters is perfect
February 2, 2015
Price, Staff ,setting, everything. But most importantly what the sanctuary is doing for abused animals,giving them a wonderful home to see out their days.
January 30, 2015
The very gravelly road. I had a cheap rental and ended up with a minor flat on the way out. Took me an hour from the main road.
I loved the place itself for the price! Nice, large room. No air conditioner though but it cools off at night. Having a drink with Adrian at the bar was a lovely experience.
January 29, 2015
Nothing what so ever.
Solitude location for a couple, awesome people, great service, delicious food, reasonable prices, a lot of extra curricular activities, amazing sounds from the lions & hyena's at night. will go again definitely! !!
January 21, 2015
The lions roaring as we were falling asleep was magical. A wonderful place to stay and a great cause.
January 15, 2015
Nol airconditioners in the bedrooms, it was very hot.
Everything was done to make our stay interesting and comfortable
January 12, 2015
There was nothing not to like.
the friendly always always helpful staff, the great work they're doing in the sanctuary.
January 12, 2015
If the road good be tarred it would be an advantage. according to info on the web a hairdryer is available in the room but there was none in the room. Fortunately my wife took her's along. Shade nets would also be an advantage
The food was excellent and the game drive was very informative and the ranger was well informed. We were impressed with the work that is being done there with animals
January 9, 2015
Don't expect fancy frills, the rooms are clean, well(ish) maintained and the limited DSTV channels will force you out of your room to enjoy the nature! The rooms all feature ample heating, but on hot days you don't want to be in there - all in all it's a great value for money stay, and knowing that you are supporting the Four Paws and Lionsrock initiative is well worth any of the minor inconveniences
Lionsrock is a sanctuary, an oasis for abused and mistreated cats from around the globe. the people clearly have a passion for what they do, and the big cats are such an experience to see up-close on a viewing drive. i am in awe of how wonderful this organization is!
January 8, 2015
Clean room, good bed, very friendly staff. Magnificent view. Game drive on own property tot abused lions and tigers was impressive. Good WIFI network.
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