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Rustenburg
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I took my girlfriend here on her birthday weekend. We booked into the luxury tents on Friday night(including dinner), and went for a game drive on Friday morning. We were treated with a fine breakfast after the game drive. The tents are air conditioned, with a Fridge and complimentary wine. Our overall experience was exceptional

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Kimberley, South Africa
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We did not sleep over but you could see that every room is accommodating. Drinks where available on time. Food was good and dessert was lekker Lovely place enjoyed every minute of it especially game drives. The drive was divine and the staff is very much friendly always helping you with a smile

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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place enjoyed every minute of it especially game drives. The drive was divine got to see a snake shed its skin off just as i was about to reach the entrance....... the staff nd owners are very welcoming..... oooooooooooohhhh the pool amazing. Very close interaction with the animals.... accommodation enjoyed thr tent felt more luxurious than most 5 star...

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Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Our family went to Mattanu as part of a sixtieth birthday celebration. What a wonderful weekend! The Game Reserve is the product of years of dedication and hard work. The game ranger, André, has a wealth of knowledge which he shares with enthusiasm and an obvious love for nature and his vocation. We had a truly enriching experience! The Northern...

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This was such an incredible stay! The entire staff was very accomodating and our group was treated like family. The food was some of the best Ive ever had, and the rooms were very luxurious and clean for very reasonable rates. Our game driver, Andre, was very entertaining and made sure to provide really interesting facts about the amazing wildlife...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I was on a Veterinary study abroad course in June of 2016. Everything and everyone at Mattanu was incredible. The staff made us feel welcomed right from the start. We were greeted at the door and then offered and assortment of tea and juices. The accommodations were spectacular. It felt like a home away from home. I could not have...

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Thank mikstan
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This trip was one I'll never forget. The purpose of this visit was a veterinary one, but it turned out to be much more meaningful than that. First of all, the place was absolutely gorgeous! You walk in through the amazing hardwood front door and you're seeing this amazing living space with the amazing antelope species on the walls. The...

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Thank Bryan C
Texas
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The people and area are both amazing! It was clear that this was a family run game reserve and it was amazing. They were so nice, welcoming, helpful, and truly made my trip to South Africa the best it could be. I can't wait to come back!

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

What an incredibly amazing time!! Everyone was very nice, and the food was great. Andre, our guide, was amazing and very knowledgeable! It was definitely a wonderful opportunity, and I will always remember my time there with fond memories. I hope one day I have the opportunity to go back!!

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Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The most wonderful weekend ever. Thank you for your hospitality. The food was great and our guide had such a great sense of humour. The tours were very insightful. We felt right at home the moment we were received from the gate with the friendliest staff.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mattanu Private Game Reserve is located in the Northern Cape Province, the biggest, safest and Malaria free province in South-Africa, approximately 58Km north west of the diamond digging city of Kimberley. Nestled in the shade of indigenous Camelthorn trees, this family run business offer unparalleled intimacy and seclusion in their luxury tents and is characterised by exuding warmth and effortless hospitality.This contributed to the AA accommodation award for best small game reserve in South Africa which Mattanu received in 2011.Five luxury tents, each with a private viewing deck overlooking a waterhole, are decorated in African design, complete with luxury sleeper wood furnishings, full bathroom en-suite, indoor showers and air-conditioning with under floor heating. Here you will savour uncompromising high standards of service, efficiency and personalised attention.Here you can come and relax in the African Kalahari Bushveld Savannah amidst the Camel-thorn trees. Enjoy your evenings in our air-conditioned luxury restaurant and bar and experience true South-African cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mattanu Private Game Reserve

Address: Kalahari Bushveld Savanna Farm | Royldene, Kimberley 8301, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Kimberley
Hotel Class:4 star — Mattanu Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Tents are not really ideally suited to the cold. Rather book the log cabin in the middle of winter.”
 of 5 bubbles Rykie56, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“book in advance to secure a thatched suite, because the views are just amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We chose a luxury tent - there are five of these next to the lodge. Ours number one was nearest e lodge and the gorgeous swimming pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles ADooley, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in one of the luxury tents and enjoyed it but the other accommodation was as good!”
 of 5 bubbles TorontoNigel, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Luxury Tents are best for couples while Cottages are best for families.”
  • Waterhole at the lodge
 of 5 bubbles conj2014, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
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