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Thandeka Lodge and Spa

Rooiberg Road Mabula, Bela-Bela | Thandeka Private Game Reserve, 0480, South Africa
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1/10/2017 2/10/2017
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
Shuttle Bus Service
4.5 Star Hotel
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368 reviews
#1 of 1 hotels in Makalali Private Game Reserve
 
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Aha Sefapane Lodge and Safaris
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21 - 25 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 17 November 2014

We booked the family tent for the weekend. Tent was ok, but nothing from luxury ordinary safari tent. Floors in the tent are very slipery and carpets slip. Rain waters runs in the tent and enters electricity plugs which are placed on the floor, very...More

2  Thank kristine401
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

The people, the accommodations, and the food were all fabulous! The ram steak was excellent! The tents were the perfect combination of luxury and "rugged". The rangers were very friendly and helpful. We did see beautiful white lions, cheetah, rhinos, warthogs, a variety of antelope,...More

Thank nanitha
Reviewed 11 August 2014

I have stayed twice at Thandeka and recommend it highly to anybody who is looking for an African game experience of 2 or 3 days. The hotel is in the middle of the main park, comfortable and homely, whether (like I was the first time)...More

Thank EleanorR321
Reviewed 8 May 2014

We stayed over on the 01st May 2014 the accommodation was good but nothing over the top, small repairs required in the tent. The food was not good at all - we had lunch and had no choice on the food, we received fried chicken...More

Thank Sunelia
Response from Thandeka Lodge ... S, Front Office Manager at Thandeka Lodge and SpaResponded 10 May 2015

Thank you for upgrading us, we will make sure to rectify our mistakes because our Lodge is the Best one.

Reviewed 31 December 2013

We stayed at Thandeka for two nights a year ago and had a lovely time. It was mid-week and we were the only ones there which was very relaxing but also made it a bit awkward when there was more staff than people. There was...More

2  Thank traubs23
Garonga Safari Camp
368 reviews
#1 of 1 hotels in Makalali Private Game Reserve
 
Tzaneen Country Lodge
155 reviews
#2 of 6 hotels in Tzaneen
 
Aha Sefapane Lodge and Safaris
325 reviews
#2 of 6 hotels in Phalaborwa
 
Bushveld Terrace Hotel & Guest House
356 reviews
#1 of 6 hotels in Phalaborwa
 
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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Details
  • Price range
  • US$ 206 - US$ 525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
  • Room types
  • Suites ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 20
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  • Location
  • South Africa >
  • Limpopo Province >
  • Waterberg
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"All rooms are perfect, spacious and fairly distant from one another"
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"Wifi not in the rooms, but available in the bar/common room."
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"Room number 2 has a superb interior and bathroom with a magnificent view."
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"We had a family tent that had a big queen bed in the main room and had a separate bedroom with two single..."
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