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Madikwe River Lodge is positioned in the heart of Madikwe Game Reserve and offers attractive comfort in sixteen split level suites with an outdoor dining boma located on a central Island,accessed by a wooden bridge,this luxurious Lodge invites guests to enjoy the sights & sounds in mother Africa's land of brilliance. Surrounded by 75 000 hectares of malaria-free African sand veld.Each suites is individually decorated to create a rich African feel,and offers en-suites bathroom with a full range of guests amenities as well as a private wooden viewing deck overlooking the river. Madikwe Game Reserve, is world of breathtaking scenery and endless African bush. At Madikwe River Lodge the guided game drivers and trails are thrilling to be a part of with Africa offering you and incomparable experience in the wild.
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
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The Madikwe River Lodge and their staff provided one of the most unbelievable experiences of my life. The food and service was amazing and our ranger guide was extremely informative. This was a once in a lifetime experience for me and I would not have changed anything about it.
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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences after your visit at Madikwe River Lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve. The fact that you mentioned our lodge without doubt, we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services that you have been offered. Wish to host you again in the future.
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This was definitely a highlight for us. The Staff was exceptional and made it very memorable. The food was superb and a bush breakfast an experience not to be missed. The game runs were well above our expectations. This is my 5th trip to Africa and my husband’s 4th. This is our
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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for taking the time to share your experience after your visit at Madikwe river lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve. The fact that you mentioned our lodge without doubt, we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services that you have been offered. Wish to host you again in the future.
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Game drives and rangers are great, friendly and the viewing are close and plentybut the lodge and rooms need revamping, 2 of our rooms had dirty linen, curtains and broken deck chairs.Lunch, the duck was rock hard and oozing with blood, the next day the lamp chops were hard.The
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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River Lodge
Responded Jan. 9, 2019
Dear Sir /Madam Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We apologize for the inconvenience that you have experienced during stay as your feedback is very valuable to us. Our main priority is to be able to offer a very well maintained and comfortable atmosphere to all our guests. Therefore all concerns raised in your review will be attended to make sure that it does not occur again. Once again, thank you for taking the time to complete our questionnaire and to comment on it.
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Our stay at Madikwe River Lodge surpassed all expectations. From the excellent service, relaxing atmosphere and delicious food, to the fantastic game drives, we couldn’t have wished for more. Benson was a very experienced and knowledgeable game guide. We hope to return in the
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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River Lodge
Responded Jan. 2, 2019
Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences after your visit at Madikwe River Lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve. The fact that you mentioned our lodge without doubt, we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services that you have been offered. Wish to host you again in the future.
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... is there any better recommendation in the world? We have been at Madikwe River Lodge for 11 days in November/December. All (!) stuff-members at this Lodge are so friendly and warm-hearted. There is no better place to rest on earth. And there is no better place to be
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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River Lodge
Responded Dec. 13, 2018
Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences after your visit at Madikwe River Lodge and Madikwe Game Reserve. The fact that you mentioned our lodge without doubt, we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services that you have been offered. Wish to host you again in the future.
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No platforms, and not many birds. But the open jeeps go near enough to the animals for great photos.
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Good Day, thank you for taking the time to write to us, English is preferable at Madikwe River Lodge or any around as it is easy to communicate.Hope you going to enjoy your stay at the lodge. We cannot wait to meet you.
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The minimum age for kids permitted on game drive is 7 years and above and below we offer them 1 hour kiddies game which start at 11h00 after breakfast and parents are welcome to join the kids.
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I'm from the UK so can't advise on voltage but adaptors are necessary ( and provided by the lodge).
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Gentilissimo, lungo la strada c'è Sun City. Il resort - a detta della nostra guida - è davvero molto valido. Spero di esserle stato d'aiuto. Buon viaggio
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"We were in room 15 and would recommend that and 16. These are nearer to the water hole and close enough to reception. "
"Revamp rooms completely, Location is great but the rooms let you down"
"Room no. 17 is the most luxurious room and has an incredible view on the river."
"a pillow top mattress for extra comfort."
"Rooms 11 or 12"
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PRICE RANGE
US$556 - US$843 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
madikwe river hotel madikwe game reserve
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Three Cities Madikwe River Lodge
LOCATION
South AfricaNorth-West ProvinceMadikwe Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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