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Monwana Game Lodge

Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 September 2014
Felt right at home!
Our stay was very short, but still very enjoyable! Excellent... more
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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Our stay was very short, but still very enjoyable! Excellent food and hospitality, along with an excellent game drive with a great tracker and ranger. Will keep on my list of places to visit again - the experience was very personal.

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New York
Reviewed 20 September 2014

This was one of the best experiences of my life. I went with family and friends and the experiences we had were all thanks to the amazing staff at Monwana. Jaques and Emma are some of the most caring and loving people I have ever met. They truly wanted to make us have a very personal and amazing experience! I...

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Thank Michael K
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 18 September 2014

We recently visited with friends - a group of 9 of us, so we had the entire lodge to ourselves. It was perfect, really. The facility is lovely. The staff the same. Service was impeccable. And the value for the money was a special surprise. My husband and I have traveled the world together, and have rarely come upon this...

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1Thank emileye79
San Diego, California
Reviewed 16 September 2014

What a wonderful life experience! I must admit...I joined my family for this journey, but didn't officially have this on my "bucke list". Since this trip, I'm strongly considering how I can return with others! The lodging was such a nice intimate setting for our group of 9, with highly appointed suites, and most as their own building nestled along...

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Thank Kimkh5
Reviewed 15 September 2014

This is a long overdue review, we stayed there sept 2012. We stayed at Monwana for 3 nights during our honeymoon and all I can say is wow! The cabin was incredible. Comfortable and luxurious. The service provided from the food to the safari tours was more then we could've hoped for. On the last night as it was out...

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Thank Naomi B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Here's the short version of my review: don't hesitate to book a stay at Monwana. Elegantly decorated, spacious accommodations. Food so good it'll make you swoon. Abundant wildlife on AM & PM game drives - they know the Thornybush animal population so well that the ranger asked which animals we'd like to see and then drove us right to them....

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Thank Retirada
Yorba Linda, CA
Reviewed 14 September 2014

What an amazing trip! My husband and our long time traveling companion friends had checked off everything on our bucket list. This trip was the last one of the "Big 5!" Quite fitting, don't you say? It was by far #1 of all our trips. Now let's talk about Monwana since this is a trip advisor review. The lodge was...

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Thank TerriLK4
Kapellen, Belgium
Reviewed 9 September 2014

This is the best place with the best service we have come across. Our hostess Monica, Chewie the Ranger and Sidney, our tracker (we called him our Bate) did a great job! Hospitality, service, food, the wildlife and our lodge were astonishing. Thank you all at Monwana! Harro, Niqui and Gwennie

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Philadelphia PA
Reviewed 23 August 2014

My husband and I spent 2 nights at Monwana as part of a 10 day trip to South Africa. This place far exceeded our expectations. This is a 5 star lodge at 4 star prices! Wonderful staff, beautiful lodging and delicious food. Everything from the moment we arrived was first class

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Monwana Game Lodge is the best place to stay for your African adventure. Chewie and Monica welcomed us like long lost family. They couldn't have done more to make our stay the most memorable experience we could have ever imagined. Sydney, our Tracker was also very friendly and fun, as well as finding the big 5, on several occasions during...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monwana Game Lodge, Thornybush Game Reserve, is a Four Star Superior lodge set in the heart of the African bushveld. Offering fantastic Big 5 game viewing, exquisite African cuisine and personalized service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monwana Game Lodge

Address: Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $899 - $983 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Monwana Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for a room overlooking the watering hole.”
 of 5 bubbles brooker735, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the water hole. We have been told that August is a great month to see lots of activity at the waterhole.”
 of 5 bubbles AC693, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a view of the waterhole but if you want to really treat yourself ask for the honeymoon suite.”
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 of 5 bubbles sahajas2016, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms had great views”
 of 5 bubbles travellorSurrey, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views over the waterhole and big ensuite bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 201JT, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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