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Etali Safari Lodge

Expedia.comUS$ 770*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lambesc, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
Reviewed 2 weeks 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...

Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 12 visited on a day trip to Madikwe from Gaborone. We started with an incredible breakfast on the porch overlooking the watering hole, which was full of elephants. The service was impeccable, as was the cold spread and hot items that were served to us. We then did a game drive that lasted almost 3 hours. We...

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

Dear Daniel, Tahnk you very much for taking the time to review your day visit to Etali. We are pleased to here that the meals and game drive were to your satisfaction and we hope to see you again at the lodge for a longer stay! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Etali Safari Lodge is by far one of the best Lodges we ever visit. The wildlife was amazing. By far the most elephants I've ever seen in my whole life. The view from our room...unbelievable!! The food and service was also excellent. You're a great team!!!

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

Dear Pieter, Thank you for the kind review and warm endorsement. We are glad to hear that you so enjoyed your stay at the lodge including the food, service and all the elephants you have seen from your room! We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Sant Carles de Peralta, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best place to do safari also with children madwike reserve is unique etali safari lodge has inside this wondertull reserve a great location gorgeous dining experience lovely and super kind staf super profesional rangers The only black sheep of the family ... the spa: I've had massage not like at all ...

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

Dear Erica, Thank you very much for the positive review and strong endorsement. We are glad to hear that accommodation, safari experience, dining and staff interactions were all to your liking. It is with some regret that we read your comments regarding the spa treatment. We have spoken to our spa therapist about your experience and will continue to work...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say this was one of our favorite holidays. Totally fell in love with the place. Staff was absolutely the best , the wait staff, cooks , rangers trackers and of course the manager Angie. Any requests we had - they helped out. They all went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable and we felt...

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

Dear Simona, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the amazing experience that you and your family had at the lodge. We look forward to hosting you again upon your return! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Researched all the lodges in Madikwe and feel very confident in this choice. The service, food, rooms, rangers and spa all are completely top notch and deserving of 5 (if not 6) stars! An added bonus that there were no mosquitos or malaria! Such a memorable vacation including a private bush dinner with bottle of bubbly and saw a shooting...

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

Dear Kristen, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the lodge. We are very glad to hear that all the personal touches we added were so appreciated during your stay at the lodge. We look forward to hosting you again upon your return! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great staff, friendly and knowledgeable game driver/spotters and just a very enjoyable and relaxing time. The rooms are great and spacious, our room had a beautiful view of the watering hole and the animals that visited it through the day. Angie, Patrick, Prince, and all the staff were awesome. The spa was fantastic. Every detail is looked after for you....

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

Dear BD, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your stay at the lodge! We are very glad to hear that the team made your stay so memorable. We would like to apologise for any delay in picking you up at the airport, there seems to have been a misunderstanding on the part of...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Etali far exceeded our expectations. It was a magical four days. We did 8 safari tours and one hiking tour. And we used the spa twice. The rooms were large and immaculate. The patio is completely private and the patio shower and hot whirl pool on the patio are completely private (a pleasant surprise). Our patio (lodge 7) couldn’t have...

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

Dear Randy, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your stay. We are very glad to hear that all aspects of your stay exceeded your expectations! We look forward to hosting you again, with your children, in 2018! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We had a great time. The rooms are very confortable and big. With a lot of fetuares. From your deck you can see the game if you were lucky. The Team is very obliging and friendly. During the game drives you learn a lot from your guides. You see a lot of animales. Was a lot of fun and an...

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

Dear KK, Thank you for the warm review of your stay. We are glad to hear that all features of your stay were to your liking and that you had such an amazing time forming memories at the lodge. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Wyncote, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have spent a great deal of,time visiting many different luxury lodges in different reserves of South Africa over many years. I was anxious to go to Madikwe and I chose Etali. The lodge has some attractive features but, in general, it is corporate in feeling. It is impossible to find any intimate spot on the property. The rooms have...

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

Dear Joan, In response to your critical review of your stay at Etali, I would like to take this opportunity to address some of the concerns you have raised: Your impression of the lodge as corporate and lacking intimate areas surprised us somewhat. Etali is a family owned business which prides itself on giving absolutely individual attention to a maximum...

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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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • 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: ₹ 46,800 - ₹ 78,216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Etali Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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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