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Etali Safari Lodge

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Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Everything was amazing from the greeeting at our arrival to our departure. The food was awesome and delicious. Service was outstanding and all the staff were helpful and had great attitudes. My sons (in their mid-twenties) loved it and would like to go back. My husband and I will definitely be going back as soon as we can.

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ursula, Thank you for the kind review, we are always glad to hear that our service meals and Etali Experience have guests planning their return before even leaving the lodge! We look forward to hosting you again! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My self and my partner recently stayed at Etali at the end of our SA trip for a 4 days Safari. The staff were fantastic, helpful, friendly, chatty, always nice to be able to chat to the staff and get to know more about local customs etc. Accomodation was spotless, beUtuful room and very comfortable. The fiord was excellent, I...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Maciel, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of all the aspects of your stay. I would like to take the opportunity to address your concerns regarding the dinner arrangements during your stay. We take note of your concerns regarding the position of your table and the presence of some younger guests, and the...

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

After 2 personal recommendations we came to this lodge. About 5hrs drive from JNB. You can drive to the park in around 4.5hrs. Inside the park very confusing 1hr drive on mixture gravel/tar roads with no signs we could see. Recommend you get a driver or fly. Once you are here very high quality food and service. All inclusive apart...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Stevey, Thank you for the positive review of your stay at the lodge. I would like to take the opportunity to address some of your concerns regarding reaching the lodge. Within the Madikwe Game Reserve, ​the amount of road signage has been limited to reduce the footprint they leave on the surrounding environment. However, signage is posted throughout the...

Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great place, friendly staff, knowledgeable guides, plush accommodations. Overall a great visit. The reserve offers everything in terms of game viewing. Great place for a family visit. Very accommodating for the kids.

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Terrence, Thank you very much for the kind review. We are very glad to hear that your family visit to the lodge was so enjoyable. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Outstanding Lodge. We have been there many times. Friendly staff members, excellent game views. Good food. Perfekt located in the park. For us our favourite lodge within Madikwe. Will come back soon. Thank you!!!

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Allegra, Thank you for the kind review. We are glad to hear that all aspects of your return to Etali! We look forward to hosting you again during your next stay! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I visit Etali at least once a year sometimes twice and am never dissapointed. The staff go out of their way to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Food was excellent and game viewing incredible.

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lynne, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at the lodge. It is always a pleasure to host you and we look forward to your next stay! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect lodge with a lot of privacy. Great food. Friendly staff. The private pool at the terrace in the room is great. The owner is very involved and very friendly he has trained his staff extremely well. Great atmosphere. The entire lodge is decorated with a great eye for detail and very tasteful. Good for couples but certainly also for...

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic time at the lodge! Been there before 7 years ago and still same very high quality. Amazing staff, great food and best rangers. And of course loads of animals. We spotted the Big Five in one day.

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Servaas, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was an absolute please to welcome you back to the lodge. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 23 December 2016

3 nights 6 safaris . There is nothing to fault about this place. The staff, accommodation and the food was amazing and it really was value for money. We saw everything and I would highly recommend this to anyone.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We spend 3 nights at this wonderful lodge. Same great service as before, rooms well appointed and great food. Very accommodating and flexible with game drives and eating times etc. Travelled with a large group with children and they went out of their way to accommodate everyone. Game drives absolutely out of this world! My son (12) probably summed it...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kallie, It was an absolute pleasure hosting your family at the lodge again. It is our mission to make every guest feel important and special whether young or old. We are glad to hear this was your experience too. We look forward to hosting you for the third visit and beyond! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Etali Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $979 - $1,641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Etali Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Etali Safari Lodge South Africa/Madikwe Game Reserve
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“Room 5 if you need accessibility is ideal but I thinbk all rooms have a good view of the waterhole”
jaffapines, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book the rooms closed to the main deck with view on the water hole : 5, 6 & 7”
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542didierc, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“any room is good as you hardly stay in the room”
simona47, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the watering hole (room 5 and 6 I think?)”
BD_Singapore, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They all seemed the same to me”
JoanK883, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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