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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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Full view
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Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport53 km
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Reviewed yesterday

Came here for 3 days for part of our honeymoon and it was perfection. First safari and it did not disappoint. Our leader, Fortune, was so knowledgable and really cared about our experience and finding us the animals. We managed to see the big 5...More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded yesterday

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

We have visited the River Lodge two times before and the maintenance and service has declined from our earlier visits. No boma dinner, poor maincourses with tenderrized meat. Spencer our game ranger made the visit a good experience after all.More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for taking to bring this to our attention. We apologize for the inconvenience that you have experienced during your stay as your feedback is very valuable to us. Our main priority is to be able to offer a very well-maintained and...More

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We have been lucky enough to go on a few safaris but this was our first at Madikwe . It was made by our ranger Benson who was a superb ranger. Whilst the game may not be as prevalent as in the Sabi Sands i...More

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Response from guestrelations552, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded August 28, 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...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

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 August 12, 2018

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 August 1, 2018

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 August 3, 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...More

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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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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."
prbyodetten
Jun. 19, 2018
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"Rooms 11 or 12"
548helgap
Jun. 18, 2018
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"Wonderful rooms"
janinedewet
Jun. 9, 2018
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"Higher number lodges are close to the waterhole for animal spotting including lots of elephants"
Skymarshall
Mar. 14, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$555 - US$695 (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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