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Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an incredible family experience. And what a wonderful lodge! We visited Kickaka in December of 2016-- we were 2 families, 4 adults and 4 kids ranging from age 9 through 13. We couldn't have been more pleased with our experience. Ashley, who led our game drives, was so incredibly knowledgeable. He was kind, upbeat and respectful of the animals...

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 1 week ago

A repeat visit during our Christmas break. Staff were as welcoming and attentive as ever. I felt the rooms were looking a little tired from our previous visit - a little tlc needed here and there. Our bath tub was dirty so we didn't use it. Decking by plunge pool needs attention in some areas. Game drives were fun despite...

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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely rooms - there are 10 all the same, albeit some have a direct view of the watering hole. They are spacious and well appointed and the service and turn downs faultless - they even made the bed on our last morning while we were on a game drive. On arrival you drive up to the main gate and are...

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1Thank Y2CLL
Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first safari and it was amazing. We were recommended by my friend who was recommended by her brother. Don't hesitate. Book Kichaka. It's fabulous. The welcome is wonderful. The rooms huge and very comfortable. Bed was enormous and superb. Luxury everything throughout. Plunge pool a real treat and the swimming pool overlooking the watering hole was lovely....

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2Thank JudithWilson
Port Alfred, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All was a 5 Star experience of note! You have to visit when in the Eastern Cape! From reception to the lodge and rangers were expecially attentive and accommodating! The game drive was a particular surprise, as we were celebrating 2 Birthdays! There was a perfect sundowner set up for some perfect photography and breathtaking sunsets!

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Thank brunospb
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Kichaka luxury lodge for a week in early December this year. We had a fantastic holiday!! Jason was our ranger and took us on some amazing drives, including a night drive, which we highly recommend!! Jason was very informative about all the wildlife we saw, and took the trouble to show us different sections...

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing introduction to my first ever safari. Kichaka was our last stay (3 nights) on our perfect touring holiday of South Africa. From start to finish our stay at the lodge was magical. Our personal lodge, overlooking the watering hole, was outstanding, extremely spacious and private. The dining experience was wonderful, including the afternoon tea, before the second...

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Zurich
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Great Lodge with really nice people, excellent food, great houses and almost everything incl in the booking price. We had an excellent ranger with Ben and we saw a lot of animals. A place to reccomend!

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Kichaka over a week ago for 3 nights. The welcome we got was fantastic - our lodge was amazing and very large, it had everything and more you would ever need pure bliss. We loved the outdoor space of the plunge pool, outdoor shower and veranda, everything was so private. The best was the game drives - our...

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KichakaManager, Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely detailed review of Kichaka. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and especially the game drives with Chris. We would very much like to welcome you back sometime soon. Until then all the very best from us all at Kichaka

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Nothing had quite prepared us for the wonderful experience we enjoyed over the two nights we stayed. From beginning to end we were made to feel very special and nothing was too much trouble for the wonderful staff. Our ranger, Ash, gave us an unforgettable experience and his knowledge and enthusiasm was truly remarkable. thank you again.

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Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review of your stay with us at Kichaka. We are very pleased that you enjoyed yourselves especially your game drives with Ash. We look forward to welcoming you back someday soon. All the very best from everyone at Kichaka.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in a private game reserve in the malaria-free Eastern Cape, Kichaka is the perfect place to enjoy a Big Five safari experience in quiet luxury. Feel instantly at home - the lounge and dining areas are positioned to offer uninterrupted views across unspoiled bush. ... more   less 

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Address: Assegaai Bush, Grahamstown 6148, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: $881 - $1,143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms are identical (10 rooms) but there is a couple higher up that have a better view of the watering hole.”
 of 5 bubbles JudithWilson, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view and are particularly luxurious!”
 of 5 bubbles brunospb, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a view of the watering hole to see Harry the hippo!!”
 of 5 bubbles 417anitam, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The lodges overlooking the watering hole is a must.”
 of 5 bubbles carolgoddard40, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a suite with a view of the watering hole.”
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