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Madikwe River Lodge

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“the reserve”(19 reviews)
“game drives”(66 reviews)
“three star”(3 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed with a family group of 7, my family of 5 (kids aged 11, 9 &7) and their grandparents. We arrived mid afternoon on the first day and stayed for 3 nights. Overall it was an amazing experience for everyone. The riverlodge provided a...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the River lodge with my family and it was an experience the children will not soon forget. Our guide Takura got us up close with the animals and knew the history of many of the individual animals within the park. Seeing lions fight...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends placed the booking so I had little knowledge of the lodge and was happily surprised. This was our first inclusive lodge experience and well worth the money. Every staff member was friendly and helpful and the food was delicious. We had a warm...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

very good experience although the rooms need to get some upgrading to complete a good experience. Aircon units need to be repaired and the mosquito nets are rather small and do not cover the beds sufficiently. The staff are very attentive and the food offering...More

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Thank Charlie00001
Reviewed 28 November 2017

River Lodge has an excellent location and all the staff made the stay all the more enjoyable due to their hospitality, sense of humour and professional attitude to delivering a high quality customer experience. Should also mention the fist class game viewing and guiding which...More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 30 November 2017

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 you mentioned our resort without doubt,we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services you have been offered.Wish to...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$621 - US$850 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$621 - US$850 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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rohmi17
16 October 2017|
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Response from guestrelations552 | Property representative |
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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aka_cookie
30 May 2017|
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Response from Pertunia M | Property representative |
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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stevejan2015
18 March 2017|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
I'm from the UK so can't advise on voltage but adaptors are necessary ( and provided by the lodge).
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"cabin 15 has views of crocodiles in the rover"
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"last room (number 17) at the end is the biggest and offers direct viewing of wild life at the water."
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"Have radio/alarm clocks that will have radio at least"
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"All rooms are nice and have a view of the river."
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