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    Makalali Private Game Lodge

    PO Box 809, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good18%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “outdoor shower” (15 reviews)
    “the reserve” (13 reviews)
    “bedtime story” (3 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Reviewed 28 January 2014

    I booked this as a surprise Christmas present for my wife. I was a little worried as to whether 4 nights would be enough but, in our honest opinion, it's about perfect. We flew into Nelspruit (Kruger airport) and so had a 3 hour transfer,...More

    4  Thank The_Bentons_UK
    Reviewed 6 January 2014

    We stayed three nights which gave us access to six game drives and loved the experience! The thatched roof huts were spacious, clean and had a great outdoor shower - no bugs anywhere! Each "camp" at Makalali has six huts and our camp ate as...More

    2  Thank mshookey
    Reviewed 4 November 2013

    Our 1st trip to South Africa- and this far exceeded our expectations!!! We stayed 3 nights, went on 6 drives, and can't believe what we saw! Our ranger Derrick and tracker Nicolas were the best....we saw every animal we wanted to see, and much more...More

    3  Thank bajagirl310
    Reviewed 3 November 2013

    If you are looking for an authentic African Safari experience, Makalali is the place to stay. I was in a group of five who visited for 3 nights. We completed 6 safaris during our stay. From the time we arrived and to the time we...More

    Thank 711happytraveller
    Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

    The drive from the Hoedspruit A/P is 1 1/2 hours by SUV (better than the 5 hours in a van from Windhoek to Etosha in Namibia) In retrospect we should have booked more time here. (maybe 4 or 5 nights instead of 2) It was...More

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    Kapama River Lodge
    1,780 reviews
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$410 - US$656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Hoedspruit
    • Also Known As
    • Makalali Private Game Hotel Hoedspruit
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    Susana C
    29 September 2017|
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    Response from Rajeeka | Reviewed this property |
    I believe kids are allowed as I saw many families. However did not see babies. Game drives are great and you are able to see the Big 5 However you need to stay a minimum of 3 nights to ensure you see all of them.
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    23 November 2016|
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    Response from Mom-likes-travelling | Reviewed this property |
    I was a guest there - yes I think they did. Although bring cash for tips
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    "Nature at its best, great view of the big five in a secure environment"
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    "All rooms are of a high standard and are similar"
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    "no comments"
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    "Read my review re Family rooms."
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