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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place with friendly staff that go out of their way to make you feel at home and comfortable. You are greeted with a cool wet towel to cool you down and a welcome drink. You are then given a tour of the grounds. Jacky checks up on you regularly to make sure all is well and takes the... More 

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Hote1Management, Front Office Manager at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tamlyn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at Ditholo Game Lodge. We are very pleased that you had a peaceful stay and appreciate your kind words! Excellence in customer service is of paramount importance. Your comments will definitely be reviewed by the Line Manager concerned. We are looking into the gravel road,... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the time we arrived, Eluan was present to greet us in a warm and welcoming manner. During the course of our stay, he was incredibly helpful, especially with regard to issues of concern we raised, and attended promptly to all matters. Throughout our stay we observed how pro-active he was and the manner in which he paid attention to... More 

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Hote1Management, Marketing Coordinator at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review of Ditholo Game Lodge! We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay at our lodge! Valuable feedback like yours helps us to know that we are delivering the standard we aim towards. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your valued support. We look forward to... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Although you have to travel 12km of gravel road, which is in quite bad condition, the trip is worth the warm welcome you receive and personal tour around the beautiful facilities. We stayed in a deluxe room that was nicely decorated and luxurious. One of the top characteristics, which made our stay so wonderful at Ditholo game lodge, is the... More 

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Hote1Management, Marketing Coordinator at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review of Ditholo Game Lodge! We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay at our lodge! Valuable feedback like yours helps us to know that we are delivering the standard we aim towards. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your valued support. We look forward to... More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Ditholo Game Lodge is a very pleasant place to spend a few days relaxing and doing a little game viewing. It is rather remotely located on the road from Bela Bela to Thabazimbi, but worth the effort to get there. Accommodation is very pleasant and food and service is of a high standard. Highly Recommended.

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Hote1Management, Marketing Coordinator at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your lovely review. We appreciate all the lovely comments and we are most glad that you had a relaxing time with us. We look forward to your next visit in the very near future Warm Regards Staff and Management Ditholo Lodge More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This past weekend I had the pleasure of being invited to Dithole Game Reserve for a site inspection. I was a little disappointed with the gravel road we traveled it takes to get to the venue (8km of gravel from the main road) however I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. The place is small & has a stuff of... More 

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Hote1Management, Marketing Coordinatior at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lungile, Thank you for your detailed review of the Ditholo Game Lodge. Your feedback is most valuable to us. We would like to thank you for the kind words and compliments and definitely appreciate your lovely sentiments. We value your support and do hope that you will visit the hotel in the very near future. Warm Regards Staff and... More 

Herselt, Belgium
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64 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We only visited for lunch to see the hippo's who are at the lake in this lodge. It was a beautifull place. Pretty accomodation and very friendly service. They seated our table outside near the hippo's so that we had a nice ciew. That was a very friendly gesture! Worth visiting!

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Hote1Management, marketing coordinator at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the wonderful review of Ditholo Game Lodge! We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay at our lodge! Our hippos are very a huge part of our family and we are so happy that you enjoyed their company. Please do come visit us (and the hippos) again soon and hopefully work in a stay... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

The rooms were very average. Reasonable size, but bathroom was old fashioned, and in need or a refurb. Pity that the view out the chalet is to the parking area. Would have liked a more natural, bush feel. At least they had air-con and a fridge, as its a very hot area. Stayed there in December. Food was good, and... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review following your stay with us.We appreciate your kind words and compliments. We would also like to thank you for bringing certain issues you experienced to our attention. We will see to them immediately. We do hope that you will visit us again soon. Warm Regards Staff and Management Ditholo Lodge More 

Veghel, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This lodge is 12 kilometer reachable via a dirt road. After negotiating this road you arrive at at true retreat. The lodge is a small lodge with max 14 cabins. The staff is really at toy service, not all goes well in the first attempt but the constant care and hospitality makes is al the more worth to stay here.... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rob Thank you for your lovely review. We appreciate all the lovely comments and we are most glad that you had a relaxing time with us. Please come again soon. Warm Regards Staff and Management Ditholo Lodge More 

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

The property is hidden back in the middle of a large game reserve, with an observation platform that looks over a pond with hippos and fields of giraffe, zebra, impala, and other animals. We stayed in a 2 BR hut, which was comfortable enough and, importantly this time of year, had air conditioning. John, Jackie, and the rest of the... More 

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Hote1Management, Manager at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dearest Guest Thank you for your most appreciated review following your time with us. Your kind words and compliments warm our hearts and will be shared with the entire team. We wish you and your family well over 2016 and we hope to see you again soon! Warm Regards Staff and Management Ditholo Lodge More 

2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful weekend with partners and families. Lovely spacious rooms, good food, excellent service. Game drives and birding very good. Lovely 3km tree walk where I could reaffirm some of the bushveld trees I know well and be introduced to ones I have not encountered before. Overall a most enjoyable visit not least due to bery friendly capable staff!

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Hote1Management, Manager at Ditholo Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Anton thank you for taking the time to review your time with us. Your kind words are most appreciated and we are glad that you and your family had the chance to get the full experience. We look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards Staff and Management Ditholo Lodge More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Limpopo set against the beautiful backdrop of the Waterberg Mountains lies a natural oasis nestled on an 1100 Ha private game reserve. The stunning Dithõlõ Game Lodge & Wildlife Estate is the perfect bush getaway. Enjoy warm personalized hospitality, savour culinary temptations from the Lodge’s Chef, sip sundowners on the unique cocktail deck, and watch the wildlife around the waterways. Dithõlõ means “the place of many Kudu” and is home to a large variety of African wildlife as well as being a bird watchers paradise. Not only does Dithõlõ care for the wellbeing of its guests, it also cares for the wellbeing of its wildlife and runs nature conservation breeding programs for Hippo, Buffalo, Sable and Nyala. Guests can expect an authentic African bush experience, excellent service, elegantly decorated rooms and a tranquil ambience. Dithõlõ - the perfect retreat from the stresses of city life. Each room is en suite with shower facility only, mini bar, T.V, ceiling fan, air con, mini safe and tea & coffee making facilities. Family rooms may be requested which include kitchen and TV lounge.Meals (breakfast and dinner)are included in the rate as well as a 90 minute game drive. Kids are welcome, jungle gym and solar heated pool will entertain them all day whilst you relax on the loungers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ditholo Game Lodge

Address: Kromdraai Road, Klippoortjie, Bela Bela 0147, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Bela Bela
Price Range: ₹ 6,224 - ₹ 24,417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ditholo Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“all rooms are comfortable, private and peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles shaneybux, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All well located.”
 of 5 bubbles Peternitroexpress, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 16 was great, nice and quiet and even saw some buck by our front door.”
 of 5 bubbles Cheronne136, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The deluxe room was great with a capacious bed. the family room is recommended for families”
 of 5 bubbles yuveng2016, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Loose standing rondawels. Will be nice if your room have a window to the Hippopool.”
 of 5 bubbles MACHUBODIE, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
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