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    Mabula Game Lodge

    Rhenosterhoek Spruit Road, Mabula Private Game Reserve 0480, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good38%
    • Average13%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    “the reserve” (34 reviews)
    “self catering” (18 reviews)
    “game lodge” (17 reviews)
    Public Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    Comfortable stay, Great food, exotic location and amazing safari experience. The staff was friendly and courteous. Would like to see more Cheetahs and Leopards added to reserve. I highly recommend this place for a first time South Africa explorer.

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    Thank Sarvotham R
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 16 February 2017

    Dear Sarvotham R - Thank you for sharing your Mabula Game Lodge experience on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate your feedback and we're honoured that you would recommend Mabula to future travellers.

    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    The most convenient lodge to see game from Johannesburg. Roads are very good to get there, so you can make it in a couple of hours. The lodge is rather big so not the most intimate, but all seems to function well. The big family...More

    Thank jgr83
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 16 February 2017

    Dear jgr83 - Thank your for reviewing your Mabula Game Lodge experience. We're very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your weekend getaway from Johannesburg and we hope that you will visit again soon.

    Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

    We were a family of 5 visiting the game reserve for 3 night, it was a good experience. Our rooms were clean and neat. The rooms are at a distance of 7km away from the hotel reception. But it's a joyful drive. We missed the...More

    Thank Ciril A
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 15 February 2017

    Dear Ciril A - Thank you for sharing your Mabula Timeshare experience. Although this TripAdvisor page is for Mabula Game Lodge, we're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at Mabula and we hope you'll visit again soon.

    Reviewed 6 February 2017

    A friend won a prize of one weeks stay at Nyati Lodge, Mabula Game Reserve so a group of 12 friends stayed there during the week. During the stay we had lunch and dinner at Mabula Lodge which we found to be superb. Service was...More

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    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 7 February 2017

    Dear SharksSupporter1 - Thanks for sharing your impressions of Mabula Game Lodge - we really appreciate the feedback, and we hope that next time you visit Mabula Private Game Reserve, you'll choose to stay with us.

    Reviewed 4 February 2017

    The lodge is well presented. The food is one main let down as it's always cold, the bar has no real variety, when we went for a quad bike ride it was over booked so others had to share a bike and we had to...More

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    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 6 February 2017

    Dear Final T - Thank you for sharing your impressions of Mabula Game Lodge. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we appreciate your constructive feedback which will help us continue to improve in the important areas that you highlighted - thank...More

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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Tennis Court
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    • US$ 185 - US$ 1,275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Limpopo Province >
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    • Mabula Private Game Reserve
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    Shruthi P
    2 June 2017|
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    Response from vickis701 | Reviewed this property |
    I am a timeshare owner - but if you go online to Mabula game lodge they have their available packages -
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    Jeannette H
    15 May 2017|
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    Response from inkbos737 | Property representative |
    Hi Jeannette H - Just to update our earlier answer - and apologies for any confusion - we have just received clarification from our Reservations Team as follows: "Kindly be advised the cheetah walk can only be booked and... More
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    15 May 2017|
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    Response from inkbos737 | Property representative |
    Hi Jeannette H - Thanks for your qusestion - the Cheetah Experience should be pre-booked before the guest’s arrival depending on availability. The costs will be R335 p/p, no children under the age of 14 allowed. Hope this... More
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