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Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$661*
US$595*
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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic stay at Kichaka with superb staff friendliness. The booking procedure was 5 star with excellent service and fast answers (thank you Myzinda) The food was superb and the game drives successful with our top motivated and friendly ranger Jason driving us. To be improved: Our last stay was 2010 and we noticed the wear and tear...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here in early April for 5 days. The game drives are what you expect, full on off road experience with experienced, knowledgable & friendly rangers. There's quite a few vehicles around as the reserve is not huge, but they all coordinate pretty well so there's only ever 2 vehicles there looking at what you're looking at & more...

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

Thank you for your lovely detailed and honest review of your stay with us at Kichaka. We really appreciate you taking the time to do this. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, especially the game drives, and that you found the lodge beautiful, comfortable and spacious. We happily cater for any special dietary requirements including children....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We're a family of 4 with a 13 and 11 year old. And our 3 days here was everything and more that all of us could possible have hoped for. Ben was our game ranger throughout, leading us on 6 outstanding drives full of wonder, cheer and education in the company of some delightful fellow guests. He was brilliant. As...

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

It gives us great pleasure to read your review of your stay with us at Kichaka. Thank you for sharing it with us and our future guests. We are so pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit especially your game drives with Ben, he is so passionate, as well as the lodge and what our chefs have to...

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We came here as part of a honeymoon and at the end of driving the garden route from Cape Town and I'm so glad we kept the best till last. It was 2 of the best days I've ever had and did not want to leave. Not only due to the brilliant game drives led by our fantastic guide Ben,...

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

It was a privilege and a pleasure to be a part of your special celebration. We are so thrilled that we could add to the enjoyment of your honeymoon and that it meant so much to you. We really appreciate you sharing your Kichaka experience for our future guests benefit and would love to welcome you back at our lodge...

Carlton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first safari and I'm not sure if it could have been any better. The organisation from arrival at the gate house, transfer to the lodge and the twice daily game drives was faultless. The game drives are clearly a key part and we were not disappointed, our ranger Jonty was knowledgeable and tried to ensure that we were able...

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

Thank you for posting such a lovely and detailed review of your stay with us at Kichaka. Words cannot express how pleased we are to read this. It means everything to all of us that you enjoyed every aspect of your experience and that we could offer a perfect end to your visit. What an honour it will be to...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely everything is amazing in Kichaka, the common rooms are very comfortable and the fireplaces are real treat after your chilly safari. The rooms or actually huts are just fabulous . The dinners are excellent, high quality restaurant a la carte . Also a la carte breakfast has nice choices to choose from and tastes very good. The best part...

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

Thank you so much for your lovely detailed review of your stay with us at Kichaka. It was our absolute pleasure and we are pleased beyond words that you enjoyed every aspect of your time with us especially your game drives with Ashley. He is a true asset to Kichaka and so passionate in what he offers each and every...

Brisbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole experience was above 5 star. Stayed only two nights but wished we stayed more. 12 hours of game drives and the uniquely personalised nature of the lodge and its staff was refreshing. The dirt road in was fine with a standard hire car and it is clearly signed. You don't get asked for credit cards or passports, everything...

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

What a lovely review and made all that more special to us knowing that you so enjoyed your time with us at Kichaka. We appreciate you informing future guests of your experience so that they know what to expect when they visit. We are most grateful, thank you. We wish you all the very best on your travels and hope...

Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely everything is amazing in Kichaka however reception point doen't give a hint whats gonna happen. The common rooms are very comfortable and the fireplaces are real treat after your chilly safari. The rooms or actually huts are just fabulous . The dinners are excellent, high quality restaurant a la carte . Also a la carte breakfast has nice choices...

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

We are delighted at your lovely review of your stay with us at Kichaka and thrilled that you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for taking the time to inform our future guests of what they can expect when visiting us. We hope to welcome you back one day and wish you all the very best until then. Bush greetings from...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent three nights at Kichaka & enjoyed 6-game drives. Our Ranger Chris was brilliant. We saw so much of the Reserve & all its wonderful inhabitants plus learned a great deal about the animals, insects & birds. The Lodge staff could not have been more professional, friendly & helpful. The food is excellent, as is the accommodation. A visit...

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

Thank you for your lovely informative review of your stay with us at Kichaka. It means the world to us that you so enjoyed your experience at our lodge. It will be such a pleasure to welcome you back one day. Kind regards from us all

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Everything, from the first second until the end, was perfect. Our Ranger Chris was a great guy. The rooms are nice. The game drives are outstanding. I would definitely recommend this experience to everyone i know!

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

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Kichaka. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time spent with us and that you recommend our lodge to future guests. We trust that you enjoyed the remainder of your travels and it will be an honor to welcome you back one day. Bush greetings from us all at Kichaka.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

Additional Information about Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge

Address: Assegaai Bush, Grahamstown 6148, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: $897 - $1,267 (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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“Some rooms have views over the watering hole but all rooms are nice.”
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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.”
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