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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Evan, Elias, Abi, Ronel, Simo and everybody here are all spectacular people, the very best in what they do and will make your stay unforgettable. If I could name one suggestion is I would like to see a leopard next time :-) Best money spend ever. Don't miss out.

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Dear Briewind, Thank you for taking the time and reviewing our property. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay so much! We'll sure to pass your comments on to all staff. Safe Travels Warm Regards Fritz & Ronel and the Whole Mhondoro team More 

Modiin
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is already 3 weeks since we left Mhondoro lodge and the memories are still very well ALIVE. It is an AMAZING place, where you are pampered with love and care, surrounded by wild nature. Food was more than excellent presented beautifully, hot or cold towels served upon your return from another exciting safari ride, spacious beautiful rooms with outdoor... More 

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Dear Yifat and Family, Not a day goes by that we do not think of you and your family! The wonderful singing; many jokes and super exciting conversations! Thank you very much for the wonderfull review! We have used 1 of your husbands photos of youself and your daughter sitting at the pool. We framed and hanged it in our... More 

Berlicum, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We just returned from six days. What an unforgettable experience. We can only hope that we will return. It was a fantastic experience ... a dream... from the very beginning until the farewell. Everything is even more beautiful than the pictures (is that possible? yes, believe us). Everything is decorated so nicely, a warm home. The staff is so friendly... More 

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Dear Hans & Patricia, Thank you for your lovely review! It was an absolute pleasure having you at our lodge and we are delighted to hear that you had such a good time. We are looking forward to your return visit! Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Safe Travels Warm Regards Fritz& Ronel and the whole Mhondoro team More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We've just had the honour of spending 5 days at the lodge. I'm at somewhat of a loss for words as to how to describe it, but here goes. The Lodge. Amazing, beautiful spot, food that'll knock your socks off, staff that are just the most attentive and lovely you can ever hope to find in any hotel anywhere in... More 

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Dear Austen & Gemma, Thank you for your wonderfull review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much! There is nothing more rewarding than seeing happy clients blown away by our product. It is true that Welgevonden is a beautiful reserve filled with many different antelope species including Eland, Gemsbok, Hartebeest, Reedbuck and of-course many "Zebra" that... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Absolutely outstanding in all respects - a beautiful new lodge with the best facilities in a wonderful setting, but more importantly with the friendliest and most helpful staff. They are knowledgeable and professional and they work brilliantly as a team to make you feel really special. The food was creative and first class - healthy but delicious. The close up... More 

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Dear Greg, Thank you for your lovely review! It was an absolute pleasure having you and Olivia at our lodge for your special anniversary; and we are delighted to hear that you had such a good time. We are looking forward to a return visit from you in the future! Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Safe Travels Warm Regards... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed four nights in this excellent camp. The accommodation is well positioned and very comfortable. Tha main lodge area is exceptional wil comfortable sitting areas and bar, all inclusive. The dinning is of the highest standard and offers the more intimate seating arrangements as you woul expect from what I consider a fine dinning restaurant, sitting just a short distance... More 

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Dear Peter, Thank you for your wonderfull review. The Ellies have been visiting the hide and pool frequently the past few weeks. We'll be posting some beautiful image on Facebook soon! Warm Regards Safe Travels Fritz&Ronel and the whole Mhondoro team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience! True bush luxury! We could not have asked for more... the fabulous honeymoon suite, the delicious food, the game viewing, the very friendly staff (to which, no ask was too much and fantastic service with a smile), the spa treatments, it was all just heaven. A truly unique, wonderful place! Look out for their last minute... More 

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Dear Lefkie, Thank you for taking the time to review Mhondoro Game Lodge. We are very please to hear that you enjoyed it so much! Next time be sure to stay a few days longer! Warm Regards Safe Travels Fritz&Ronel and the whole Mhondoro team More 

Luxembourg
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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We just had the pleasure to spend a 5 day luxury break in the bush at Mhondoro and can only recommend it to everybody! From an arrival to singing, Michelin starred food throughout our stay, a very personal service, to a romantic turndown with bubble bath on the last night, this was just what the doctor ordered to forget the... More 

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Dear Nanou, It was our pleasure hosting and spending time with you and your husband. It's always a pleasure seeing guests return to our Lodge and enjoy the experience even more so than the first time. As you know our chefs take the utmost pride in their work. We'll be sure to pass your comments on to them. We agree... More 

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We spent three nights at Mhondoro celebrating our wedding anniversary. What an amazing experience! All the staff were brilliant, they did everything possible to make our stay as enjoyable as possible, nothing was too much to ask of them. Our guide, Phineas was fantastic, he is knowledgeable and passionate, his sense of humour also made the game drives such fun.... More 

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Dear Brian & Family, Thank you so much for your review. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting and spending time with you and your wonderful family. We'll be sure to share your feedback with all staff as our team prides themselves in creating a superb experience for the whole family. Safe Travels Warm Regards Fritz&Ronel and the whole Mhondoro Team More 

Wilderness
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed for 2 nights as a last minute booking. The experience was amazing. All the staff were truly incredible with Phineas, our guide, being quite outstanding. The game viewing was really excellent and the birding, which we are especially interested in really good. Then the food was absolutely divine, to compare with the top restaurant's in Cape Town. The... More 

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Dear Johan, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our Lodge. Our Kitchen strives to produce top quality culinary experiences, from beautiful presentations, exciting fusions and of course mouth watering combinations of flavour and taste. We'll be sure to pass your favourable comments on to Phineas. Please do visit us again Safe Travels Warm Regards Fritz&Ronel and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mhondoro Game Lodge is a luxury 5-star accommodation in Welgevonden Game Reserve, a malaria-free and Big 5 game reserve in Limpopo, South Africa. Its main lodge and private villa have recently been rebuilt and the interior of its suites have been refurbished, offering a tasteful mix of African chic and contemporary design. The luxurious, child-friendly lodge has quickly become famous for its new underground waterhole hide, connected to the main lodge by a tunnel, offering an easy, safe and above all unique opportunity to be amongst the animals drinking at the waterhole in front of the lodge. Mhondoro is the only 5-star safari lodge that has this feature. Mhondoro is family friendly yet private and quiet to accommodate small groups to relax and explore the abundantly present wildlife during game drives. For those who prefer to indulge in ultimate relaxation or work up some sweat, the spa and gym are at your disposal, including a team of qualified and experienced beauty therapists. The pool, sauna, bar and lounge are available for all guests during the whole day. Mhondoro is located a 2 hour and 45 minutes' drive from O.R. Tambo International Airport, making it the perfect safari destination for those who arrive in South Africa in Johannesburg. Even quicker is travelling by a small plane - it not only takes you there in less than an hour, but it also offers an amazing experience flying over the Welgevonden Game Reserve as you approach the runway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mhondoro Game Lodge

Address: R517 towards Thabazimbi | Welgevonden Game Reserve, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0530, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Welgevonden Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 41,729 - ₹ 2,10,828 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mhondoro Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All are superb.”
 of 5 bubbles GraemeLancashire, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It doesn't matter which room you take...when you are with 4 or 6, take the main villa...then you have your private chef and private butler”
 of 5 bubbles toont508, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in suit 1. The only suit with own pool. The lodge and villa also has a pool.”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“executive to share with friends”
 of 5 bubbles begoFVS, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the view of the waterhole from the executive suite is the best”
 of 5 bubbles yifatb2013, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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