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Hinckley, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2016

On arrival myself and my wife were amazed by the main lodge. What a brilliant setting for meals and high tea! We had two rangers during our stay and both Charles and then Amos were extremely knowledgable and made each drive truly unforgettable. We stayed in lodge 17 and it gave brilliant views of the river crossing and each day... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2016

As a family we recently spent 2 beautiful nights at Madikwe River Lodge, 3 young children (all under 9) we all had dinner in the bush under the stars, Game drives were stunning, our suite (17) comfortably accommodated us and the view in the mornings was just amazing, right on the river, the hospitality was first class, the staff extremely... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I couldn't recomend Madikwe River Lodge enough, we all had a fantastic stay. The staff were always on hand and extremely helpful. The accommodation was lovely and very clean. All travelling stress slipped away with ease within the first few hours of being there. Loved our short stay here, would definitely go back again. Thank you all at Madikwe River... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The overall experience was fantastic. The staff and our ranger were excellent. Definitely the best asset of this lodge. The game was great. The lodge definitely needs an update. The Boma was under reconstruction, since February? Such a shame, as eating in the Boma is such a lovely experience. The food was okay. We would go back, and hope that... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great location and idyllic setting. Benson and Amos conduct the best game drives we had ever been on- informative, fun, exciting and well worth every minute spent out in the bush. We loved the weekend spent here with warm and hospitable staff, lovely private rooms and that magnificent sensation of being so beautiful connected to Africa. Thank you for making... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The team at Madikwe exceeded all our expectations for a safari. The game drives was exciting and insightful, and the entire family was deeply engaged in the wild life we tracked and followed for several days. The lodge is offering very good service and facilities, and we felt at home. One practical advice: if visting during July - remember to... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and i had the perfect honeymoon at Madikwe River Lodge. We stayed here for 4 days and 3 nights. The transfer to the lodge was amazing. We spent an hour driving through the reserve and had our first sightings of different animals. We got to the lodge and were welcomed with 2 lovely cocktails. We couldn't get over... More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We were a family of four who stayed at the lodge between 20th June 2016 and 22nd June 2016.The staff at the lodge is very friendly and eager to accomodate to your requirements.The safari guide ,Benson was just outstanding .He made great efforts to show us the animals and as a result we saw all the big five.It was a... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We were a big group of around 24 including kids. From the time we entered the staff were very friendly and went out of their way to ensure our stay was a memorable one. Our game drives were fantastic, saw quite a bit and guides were very knowledgeable and friendly, even when kids pestered them with questions. Definitely worth more... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We had a great stay. Very friendly service, good food, nice environment, informative gamedrives. they organise often (each week ?) a bush braai and bush breakfast. The rooms where nice, comfortable and clean, however a bit of maintenance is advisable.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Madikwe River Lodge is positioned in the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve and offers attractive comfort in sixteen split level suites with an outdoor dining boma located on a central Island,accessed by a wooden bridge,this luxurious Lodge invites guests to enjoy the sights & sounds in mother Africa's land of brilliance. Surrounded by 75 000 hectares of malaria-free African sand veld.Each suites is individually decorated to create a rich African feel,and offers en-suites bathroom with a full range of guests amenities as well as a private wooden viewing deck overlooking the river. Madikwe Game Reserve, is world of breathtaking scenery and endless African bush. At Madikwe River Lodge the guided game drivers and trails are thrilling to be a part of with Africa offering you and incomparable experience in the wild. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Three Cities Madikwe River Lodge

Address: | P.O. Box 17, Madikwe Game Reserve 2876, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 29,820 - ₹ 45,347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Three Cities Madikwe River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Pick a different game reserve”
 of 5 bubbles dwh24, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for your room not to be too far from the dining area if you don't like walking in scorching heat !”
 of 5 bubbles 201sylvainb, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Amazing staff, great deserts, free wifi, peaceful location, abundance of wildlife, great game viewings, off road driving, great rangers”
  • Bathroom with a view over the river (Photo by Drive South Africa, #TrekSouthAfrica)
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 of 5 bubbles DevonKrantz, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“excellent views to the river”
 of 5 bubbles mhz1303, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get room 17 and you have the best view of the river where elephants are walking - or some lions may rest with their recent catch.”
 of 5 bubbles charlotteblou, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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