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Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time on Safari - loved the lodge and the service. We saw all the big five and more. The rangers are very friendly and every effort is made to make the rides memorable. Amazing experience! The staff is very attentive. The rooms are spacious and nicely decorated. My only suggestion is to add a bit more variety to the...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just perfect. Marvellous place. Incredible view. Elephants, zebra, impalas come drinking just below the overseeing terrasse. Spacious rooms with own terrasse and pool. Delicious meals and excellent service. The game drives and rangers/guides are top quality, every day and every drive brings his lot of surprises. A once in a lifetime experience.

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Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great hospitality, delicious food, super guided safari thanks to Docter and Hermann. Cozy and very clean lodge. We flew from johannesburg to madikwe which was a great expirience. It is definitly a place to visite not only once.

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Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lodge and experience. Staff are super from guides to chef and everyone in between. You feel very cared for, by everyone. Extremely accommodating to our special requests. The owners are present and engage tactfully, and they feel "a part of" rather than like bosses. Great food, very comfortable room. They even have a bush gym! Definitely brought me far...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Thank you very much for taking the tame to write such a warm review and strong endorsement. We are very glad to hear that you noticed the teamwork culture at Etali and that all aspects of your stay were so enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon at the lodge! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every aspect is special. We ate like kings, relaxed in the beautiful rooms. The staff looked after our five year old with such care and attention. We saw all the animals we could take and every aspect was polished and exception. Well done!

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Living_luxury, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a kind review. We are glad to hear that all aspects of your stay at Etali, we look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Fourways, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Game drives Awe inspiring! Food and menu's delectable Rooms well appointed and private. Management and staff made us feel at home and part of the family. An experience that will stay with me for the rest of my existence! A 5 star experience indeed.

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jaco, Thank you very much for the overwhelmingly positive review of your birthday stay at the lodge. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we hope to see you again soon for another 5 star experience! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our time at Etali. The lodge is wonderful - the rooms are spacious and well appointed and the group areas are lovely. The food is outstanding and everyone there went out of their way to make our stay special. The game drives were fantastic, with lots of opportunity to see animals big and small. We were thrilled to...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Katie, Thank you very much for the kind review and warm recomendation. We are very pleased to hear that the experience at Etali was so fantastic. We hope to see you again soon at the lodge! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heading to the North West Province to an undisclosed venue made the trip more interesting. I had the opportunity to entertain my friend Jaco for a weekend to celebrate his Birthday. After getting lost and travelling on Dirtroads outside the Madikwe surrounds we arrived at an Oasis called Etali Safari Lodge. Welcomed with chilled, scented facecloths and colourful arrival drinks...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Willem, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your weekend at the lodge. We are very glad to hear that your stay at the lodge was so memorable in every aspect and we hope to see you again soon at the lodge! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lodge and location with wonderful and charming staff, providing excellent and authentic service. Experienced rangers and trackers (Patrick&Matthew) who will go out of their way to make every game drive a unique experience.

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jean, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Etali and for your positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon at the lodge in order to earn that 5th star! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Lambesc, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

While it is a nice place with good people, I expected more for this level of price. I booked a room (nb 2) and got relocated to M1 since the hotel was full. The 2 rooms (F or M1&M2 called family rooms are not at the same level as the 8 ones facing the south water hole: no view, shared...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Didier, Thank you for taking the time to review your return stay at Etali. While your review praised your safari and bush boma experience you did raise a number of concerns which I would like to take this opportunity to address: As mentioned in your review, you last visited the lodge in 2004, shortly after our official opening in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Etali Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 46,703 - ₹ 79,479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Etali Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Book the rooms closed to the main deck with view on the water hole : 5, 6 & 7”
  • Shared swimming pool & deck
  • Shared swimming pool & deck
  • Swimming pool
542didierc, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“any room is good as you hardly stay in the room”
simona47, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the watering hole (room 5 and 6 I think?)”
BD_Singapore, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They all seemed the same to me”
JoanK883, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room is a great room, you're in the bush and secluded from all other guests.”
JPRothmann, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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