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    Madikwe Safari Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent86%
          • Very good8%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “plunge pool” (63 reviews)
          “eco house” (11 reviews)
          “safari lodge” (34 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
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          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
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          5.0 Star Hotel
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          #3 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
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          Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

          We stayed at the smaller Lodge with only 8 guests and it was truly magical! The rooms are exceptional with the perfect balance of luxury and Bush beach room feels completely secluded and has its own private plunge pool. The staff were friendly, the food...More

          Helpful?3  
          Reviewed 21 July 2016

          Overview: First things first....we absolutely loved this vacation, we loved the people, we loved the lodge and would go back in a heartbeat. We are a family of 5 with 3 small children (ages 7, 5, and 1.5). Many thought we were crazy for traveling...More

          Helpful?4  
          Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

          My husband and I and our soon to be 10 year old son have just returned from 5 of the most wonderful days ever! This is the most amazing place. The staff are so helpful and attentive, Nicole, Sean, Beauty to name but a few....More

          Helpful?2  
          Reviewed 15 July 2016

          Just a wonderfully run lodge (congrats, Elaine, Nicole et al) in a game reserve full of wildlife from what we encountered. Rooms were excellent, staff were all really personable and food was really great. We were totally spoilt by our waitress for the stay, Tebogo,...More

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          Reviewed 12 July 2016

          The room, the people, the food, the safari were superb. The game meat was fresh and very tasty. Breakfast and Lunch on the deck overlooking the waterhole was like being in a movie. Spectacular views and animal sightings

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          Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge
          414 reviews
          #3 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
          Etali Safari Lodge
          449 reviews
          #4 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
          Impodimo Game Lodge
          342 reviews
          #6 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
          Rhulani Safari Lodge
          276 reviews
          #13 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Pool
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Pool
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 902 - US$ 1,354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 20
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • North-West Province >
          • Madikwe Game Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Madikwe Safari Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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          Traveller (607)
          Room & Suite (149)
          Dining (47)
          Pool & Beach (13)
          Hotel & Grounds (415)
          Bathroom (16)
          Family and Play Areas (6)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Stephie306
          We will be staying here this coming May and wanted to get a better idea of the bug factor. Were the mosquitoes out of control where you had to cover your body with bug spray all day everyday? Also, did anyone encounter tsetse flies here? If so, where within the lodge and how bad was it? We appreciate your help in advance!
          4 April 2017|
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          Response from alan652 | Property representative |
          Dear Stephie306, Thank you for your enquiry. May is generally a cooler month with very few mosquitos, I would however suggest using an insect repellent in the evenings (this is also supplied by the Lodge). It would not be... More
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          Megmills31
          I have a trip booked to stay at the Tau Game Lodge this summer. I have a question for anyone into photography. I am a hobbyist photographer and I am trying to decide which lens I should bring on the trip. Do I need a 150-600mm lens or is a 70-300mm or even 70-200mm sufficient enough for the safaris? Any advice would be great, thanks!
          11 February 2017|
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          Response from Lars K | Reviewed this property |
          Hi there, I went to Madikwe last summer and also brought my camera (Canon EOS 1DX; full format). I was very happy with my Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L lens in terms of zoom factor and handling. Usually the rangers get you... More
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          Mimi_on_the_Beach'07
          Hi, I am looking at several Game Lodges and Madikwe seems to fit into our service level expectations and proposed budget. My question is between Lelapa, Kopano, and Dithaba which would be the higest rated? I am traveling with my husband and father. We will get a separate room for my dad. There are no children and we are looking for the best luxury experience (food, service, comfort etc). Thanks! Mimi
          9 November 2016|
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          Response from Claire M | Reviewed this property |
          Lelapa lodge is the main one where we stayed, and you can walk to the other one. I did not go but people who were with us transferred to lelapa as the other one was too quiet. Lelapa has the elephants in the watering hole... More
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