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Makalali Private Game Lodge

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently returned from two weeks in South Africa, the highlight of which was the four days of safari at Makalali Game Lodge. Our accommodations were excellent. Our room was big with a comfortable king-sized bed surrounded by mosquito netting. This was purely precautionary as...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the best experiences in my life! The lodge was beautiful & clean, the staff was welcoming & always cheerful & helpful, the rooms were gorgeous & the food was great! I would highly recommend to anyone going on a safari!

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Thank Phyllis S
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Recent stay in the new lodge. Very modern good facilities and accommodation. The room is well equipped and modern. Very comfortable. Very good shower x 2, inside and outside. Beautiful lounge area, very large as is dining both open to exterior with attached pool and...More

Thank manunited45
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We managed to get away for a 3 night stay in Dec 2017 and the experience was well worth it. Staff cannot do enough for you and know each guest by name. River Lodge was where we stayed and was very private and rooms well...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Great New and Modern Lodge. Fantastic and Friendly Staff. Beautiful lounge and pool area to relax in. Definitely stand a good chance of seeing the Big Five on well organised Game Drives in New Vehicles with informative rangers and trackers. Great stay.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$ 262 - US$ 893 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 262 - US$ 893 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Susana C
29 September 2017|
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Response from Rajeeka | Reviewed this property |
I believe kids are allowed as I saw many families. However did not see babies. Game drives are great and you are able to see the Big 5 However you need to stay a minimum of 3 nights to ensure you see all of them.
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EDiedericks
23 November 2016|
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Response from Mom-likes-travelling | Reviewed this property |
I was a guest there - yes I think they did. Although bring cash for tips
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"Nature at its best, great view of the big five in a secure environment"
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