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    Impodimo Game Lodge

    Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
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          Reviewed 10 August 2015

          We had a fantastic four days at Impodimo. The staff and service were excellent, the rooms superb (we had the very spacious family suite), the food was delicious and the game drives were amazing. We saw a great range of animals and our guide and...More

          Thank Simon_and_family2014
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game LodgeResponded 17 October 2015

          Dear Simon_and_family2014, What a great review, thank you! Hein and Sam really are a great team and we are lucky to have them. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you and your family back soon. Best Regards,...More

          Reviewed 8 August 2015

          It is now many years ago (7) that we were at Impodimo but now that I'm on TripAdvisor I feel compelled to review it because it was truly exceptional. I would rate it one of my top 3 experiences ever, the other two being the...More

          Thank marie t
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game LodgeResponded 17 October 2015

          Dear marie t, Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are so pleased that the elephants came to give you a show, they are always so wonderful to see… Especially the babies! Also seeing a honey badger is a rare sighting, it is very...More

          Reviewed 20 July 2015

          We were a party of 11, with ages ranging from 7 months to 90 years. Impodimo was perfect in every way - they thought of a hundred different ways of making us all welcome. No request was too much for the staff. The accommodation was...More

          Thank neiljeffrey
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game LodgeResponded 17 October 2015

          Dear neiljeffrey, We welcome families of all ages and are glad you and your family had such a wonderful experience with us. Thank you for such a lovely review and we really hope that we will see the whole family back in the near future...More

          Reviewed 20 July 2015

          Came here with my two brothers and mother and it was absolutely perfect. We only stayed for two nights, which was a bit too little as there still seemed to be much more to see. The accommodation was really good and the food was absolutely...More

          Thank Christina Y
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game LodgeResponded 17 October 2015

          Dear Christina, We are so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We are very fortunate to have a wonderful Ranger and Tracker team and to hear that you had a great experience with them is even better. Having a...More

          Reviewed 12 July 2015

          Impodimo Lodge is a fantastic place to go to in order to experience the wild in a way you have never done before. The team are happy and helpful, the food was superb, and the accommodation more than comfortable and luxurious. The truly stand out...More

          Thank Aqualord
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game LodgeResponded 17 October 2015

          Dear Aqualord, Thank you for writing such a lovely review about Impodimo. We are very blessed to have Sam and Tyrone as part of our team and will certainly pass on your high praises. Not having a fence around the lodge really is an added...More

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          • US$ 512 - US$ 2,524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
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          • Number of rooms
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          • North-West Province >
          • Madikwe Game Reserve
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          • Impodimo Game Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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          Maria2814
          Has anyone got recent pictures of the hotel? The ones uploaded are quite old. Struggling to decide whether to go for impodimo or naledi in the balule nature reserve! Is this hotel really as good as the reviews say? Are all the rooms the same? Thank u!
          2 May 2017|
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          Response from Leprak | Reviewed this property |
          Maria I can't speak for the other reserve you mention but all I can say is that Impodimo was wonderful! All the rooms are the same, subject of course to the vista. The hotel is not pretentious neither are the staff, and the... More
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          tomkiefer1
          Is my good friend and business associate Chris Stafford still one of the owners? My visit with my son in November 2009, was the best ever
          17 April 2017|
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          Response from dorothydvr | Reviewed this property |
          Sorry not sure.
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          ClaireBW
          Please can anyone tell me what the stretcher beds for children are like. Trying to decide if they will be big enough for a 12 year old or if we need to bite the bullet and book 2 rooms. (Family of 4 with a 7 and 12 year old)
          26 September 2016|
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          Response from frankisken | Reviewed this property |
          Yep our 13 year old boy had no problems accept no mosquito net for bed .
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          "All the rooms are perfect. Looking over the waterhole gives you more chance of seeing animals drink."
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          "Rooms 1, 2, 3 have a view of the waterhole if you want to see lots of animals from your deck!"
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          "All rooms are good, but the ones that overlook the water hole are really good for animal sightings."
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          "Higher chance of spotting more animals closer to the water hole"
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