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    Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge

    R 49 Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
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    Reviewed yesterday

    This 'boutique ' experience of games drives was very good. The accomodation is luxurious and has every comfort, indoor and outdoor shower , own plunge pool , big balcony to seek shade /sun and amazing views of game walking by. Lit the stove too for...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    A luxury lodge,limited to sixteen people.twenty minutes from the air strip(recommended as against driving).accomodation is excellent but the food misses a star.very knowledgeable rangers who will go out of their way to find the animals you always wanted to see but weren't lucky enough to...More

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    Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge

    Dearest Royal Friends, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Your once in a lifetime adventurous game drives are ones to be remembered! We took great pleasure in hosting you and your family during your stay with us and we...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    we just returned from a 4 days stay in royal madikwe safari Lodge.Our two girls 14 and 17 and ourselves were left with overwhelming souvenirs. We have seen in one day zebras,elephants,black and white Rhinos,leopards, female and male lions as well their babies,giraffes,tons of impalas,hyenas...More

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    Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge

    Dearest Royal Friends, We thank you for your kind hearted words! We greatly enjoyed hosting you and your family on your wild South African safari and we are thrilled about the amazing wildlife you encountered during your stay with us. It was a great pleasure...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We were at this lovely lodge in late February. The lodge is lovely, the people extremely nice and the food delicious. Unfortunately the grass was very high and we were not able to see all of the Big Five. It rained and that was disappointing....More

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    Response from Royal_Madikwe, General Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge

    To Our Dear Royal Friends, Thank you so much for the time you have taken to write this warm review about our wonderful lodge. The Royal Team truly enjoyed hosting you during your stay with us and although you did not experience all of the...More

    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    Such a fabulous few days here, the villas was amazing, I would love it as a permanent holiday house. The food was another highlight. Martin our ranger was so knowledgeable on animals, birds, argiculture and South Africa in general. Who knew termites could also be...More

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    Response from Royal_Madikwe, General Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge

    Dear Friends of Royal Madikwe, Please accept our sincere gratitude for the time you have taken to write this kind review about your special safari experience at The Royal Madikwe with our wonderful team! We try our very best to make each aspect of your...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$ 847 - US$ 1,848 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Emma S
    Hello when visiting do you have to be careful of monkeys/baboons getting into the rooms? I ask because a friend went on safari and this was a real issue for them. TIA
    17 March 2017|
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    Response from Joode2015 | Reviewed this property |
    The baboons were fine, but the lions terrible! No seriously, all very, very safe, your friend I think was joking!
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    SteveSolihul
    If you book the Royal Villa, are any meals served in the Villa or are they all served in main dining room?
    24 July 2016|
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    Response from Royal_Madikwe | Property representative |
    Dear Steve, Thank you kindly for your question. I apologize for the delay in our response. We can certainly serve your meals in the Royal Villa if you prefer. Alternatively meals are served at the Main Lodge in different... More
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    terry_njones
    Please could you tell me, does the Emperor Suite have its own plunge pool? Terry Jones
    17 September 2015|
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    Response from SurreyFusspot | Property representative |
    Dear Mr Jones Our apology for the delay in responding to your question, this is very unlike us as a Royal team. We had a thunderstorm and very welcome rain , which temporarily took our internet connection down, and we were... More
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