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  • Excellent92%
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“watering hole”(72 reviews)
“game drives”(118 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

The place is beautiful, the rooms are awesome and the staff members are all exceptionally caring. They make you feel like you're unique. I will definitely come again with my family and I recommend this place to everyone.

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 26 November 2017

Dear Steph, Thank you for taking the time to write such a warm review and strong endorsement. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Etali was super luxurious. Our suite was spacious and had a huge bed, outdoor shower and freestanding slipper bath and our own plunge pool overlooking the bush, The restaurant food was of an exceptional standard, with dishes such as rack of lamb, venison and Eton...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 26 November 2017

Dear Alexandra, Thank you for taking the time to review your magical safari with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are glad to hear that all aspects of your stay were so memorable and look forward to hosting you again! Kind Regards, Koos and...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Etali Safari Lodge offers an outstanding package: Perfect accomodation with spectacular views towards the Lodge owned waterhole. You can view Elephants, Lions, Impala, Baboons and many other animals while sitting on the terrace The game drives are perfectly organized in small groups and competent explanation...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 12 November 2017

Dear Detlef, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review and warm endorsement. We are glad to hear that your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve was so memorable and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

The best game reserve I have been to without a doubt , the ease off getting there The location is perfect the accommodation is the best without a doubt the staff extremely helpful and professional. Game watching was abundant all in all a wonderful experienceMore

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Elan, Thank you for taking the time to review your return visit with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are very glad to hear that your visit was, once again, a memorable one and we look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

From the moment we entered the gate, we were treated with care and friendliness. Inside the lodge it’s easy to forget you are in a remote safari park in Africa. The amenities are outstanding, and the rooms like any 5 star hotel. Yet when you...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Cambridge Family, It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

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Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Meeting Rooms
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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US$1,117 - US$1,869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$1,117 - US$1,869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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simona47
25 March 2017|
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Response from JonSyd | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just stayed there. its a short walk from the lodge , 2-3 min tops. Its probably the most private of the lodges, but it does not have a direct view of the water hole. It is however one of the " roads" taken by the... More
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saxon27
1 September 2016|
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stfreedman
31 August 2016|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms are lovely, but I think the only ones with a clear view are those near the waterhole. Remember though that the real opportunity to see animals are on the game drives in the morning and evening. During the... More
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"Room 5,6 and 7 (my personal favouite) All these rooms overlook the waterhole and are close to the main..."
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"Request a room with view of the waterhole"
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"Room 6 had a great view of the watering hole!"
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"There a a few suites that overlook the watering hole - some great sights from your balcony!"
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