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San Diego, California
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I could write for days about how perfect our stay was. Staff was excellent, every single person we encountered. Luke was our guide and was fantastic. The sundowner and coffee break drinks and snacks on the game drives were well above the norm/average. We had 3 full meals plus afternoon tea and we were never disappointed but in fact ecstatic...

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2015

You will not be disappointed here. Tula. Margaret, Isaac, Clive and JP and the rest of the team will ensure you have a great time. Could write lots more but just go there, and enjoy the peace, service, and the game drives

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 14 November 2015

this lodge is one of the most beautiful lodges i have ever been in. good food very nice people excellent guide it was a very dry season , but we saw almost the big 5 on only 2 nights the suits are fantastic , the lodge itself is beautiful

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Four of us stayed at Lelapa lodge. Mum & her husband came with my husband & I. They had never been on a safari before but enjoyed every minute of it. Patrick, our butler was just amazing. He worked so hard and couldn't do enough for us. What a lovely man, we all took took to him. Billy was just...

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1Thank Lyn R
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I am no expert safarist, and I am now very worried that my first safari experience in Madikwe has set a standard that future adventures can never live up to. From the easy administration and travel arrangements to the truly 5 star accommodation and lodge staff, the domestic arrangements were seamlessly efficient and allowed us to settle in and enjoy...

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2Thank andrewcL9713DY
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Madikwe National Park hosts different fauna and flora to the Kruger Park, e.g. brown hyena, shepherd’s trees, etc. We were graciously welcomed by the team upon our arrival at Kopano Lodge. This intimate lodge boasts beautiful décor, superb housekeeping and tasty meals. We loved our suite with its own deck and pool. The ingenious gym in a bag deserves a...

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3Thank Kardoesie
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

From the moment we landed at the airstrip, Madikwe Safari Lodge exceeded my expectations. The accommodation was excellent - spacious, clean and with a great view of elephants on their way to the water-hole! The staff were all very friendly and efficient. Service was excellent. Nothing seemed too much trouble and our ranger, Donald, was very knowledgeable. Food was plentiful...

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3Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 25 October 2015

recently spent a night at Lelapa - well run organised friendly relaxed lodge part of Madikwe Safari Lodge - one of 3 lodges - luxury great food staff are amazing and helpful - couldn't do enough for us - one of the few lodges that cater for kids and can accommodate a group (40+-) - a wedding a party a...

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2Thank Alan B
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Madikwe Safari Lodge provides high class and safe accommodation, high class and plentiful food and extremely competent and knowlegable rangers. We had a truly upfifting experience witnessing African wildlife at its best; we never felt unsafe - even when mere metres from lions feeding on a fresh kill and not even from hungry cheetahs or herds of elephant. Magnificent.

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2Thank Andrew C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The most amazing experience for our family!!! A very quick trip from Australia to South Africa for only 6 nights and booked into Lelapa Lodge for 3days/2nights to do Safari. The most wonderful accommodation, staff, amenities, activities, food. Everything was included and organised so that our 3 kids (age 9,7,6yrs) were well looked after and experienced everything the game park...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The rich red timbres of the African earth are reflected in the warm tones of Madikwe Safari Lodge. Cradled between rolling hills, overlooking game-filled plains intersected by the Marico River and framed by the Dwarsberg Hills, just 20 suites are clustered in three intimate camps. With circular fireplaces at the heart of every suite, and big glass doors to blur the boundary between inside and out, Madikwe embodies the warm, bold heart of this spectacularly rugged corner of Africa. Spacious wooden decks embrace inviting plunge pools, and book-filled shelves in quiet corners entice and captivate, while large pizza ovens add a fun twist to meal times. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Madikwe Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 64,751 - ₹ 1,00,563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Madikwe Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“i'm guessing all the rooms at Kopano are super and the other lodges within the group cater to different groups (families or others).”
 of 5 bubbles MikeHSFO, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All suites face the bush and are completely private (except for inquisitive animals!)”
 of 5 bubbles DiscerningNEEngland, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beautifully styled and comfortabel lodges.”
 of 5 bubbles happyobserver, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view to game walking past and privacy with outdoor shower and plungepool”
 of 5 bubbles 740annettea, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only comment : would spray pro-actively against moths .”
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