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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average6%
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“the reserve”(20 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time at Mdikwe. The service is wonderful and everyone made us feel so welcome. The game drives were brilliant and Benson did his best to always search for the animals we wanted to see. His knowledge is amazing. Our food was...More

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Response from Pertunia M, Marketing Assistant at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Dear Valued guests Thank you so much for sharing your experience after visiting our lodge. We appreciate the fact that you enjoyed your stay with us and all the services you have being offered. We thank for a positive positive feedback and really looking forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Madikwe River Lodge is a beautiful place. The service is excellent and the staff amazingly friendly. The reserve has lots of animals and excellent guides. We had a wonderful experience there and wish we could come back as soon as possible.More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 1 week 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...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a four day stay at Madikwe River lodge. It is a lovely place , very peaceful with really kind and friendly staff. Our lodge was very comfortable and clean and we enjoyed the relaxed approach of the place. It is...More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 1 week 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...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018

This was one of the most amazing trips to the bush which we have been on. We arrived to cocktails and warm towels and when we left we were presented with a little something for the road. The chalets are very comfortable and air conditioned....More

Thank Moira H
Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Office at Madikwe River LodgeResponded July 9, 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...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

The chalets are nicely decorated and have enough room. They are very clean and a also include a comfortable couch and private balconies to the river. The food is amazing. The Eland filet for instance was one of my best meals ever. Together with the...More

Thank Michael B
Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded July 6, 2018

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$644 - US$798 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$644 - US$798 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Marco P
March 25, 2018|
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Response from MK1Barry | Reviewed this property |
No platforms, and not many birds. But the open jeeps go near enough to the animals for great photos.
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rohmi17
October 16, 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
May 30, 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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"a pillow top mattress for extra comfort."
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"Rooms 11 or 12"
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"Wonderful rooms"
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"Higher number lodges are close to the waterhole for animal spotting including lots of elephants"
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