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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The team at Madikwe exceeded all our expectations for a safari. The game drives was exciting and insightful, and the entire family was deeply engaged in the wild life we tracked and followed for several days. The lodge is offering very good service and facilities, and we felt at home. One practical advice: if visting during July - remember to...

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Belfast
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and i had the perfect honeymoon at Madikwe River Lodge. We stayed here for 4 days and 3 nights. The transfer to the lodge was amazing. We spent an hour driving through the reserve and had our first sightings of different animals. We got to the lodge and were welcomed with 2 lovely cocktails. We couldn't get over...

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We were a family of four who stayed at the lodge between 20th June 2016 and 22nd June 2016.The staff at the lodge is very friendly and eager to accomodate to your requirements.The safari guide ,Benson was just outstanding .He made great efforts to show us the animals and as a result we saw all the big five.It was a...

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We were a big group of around 24 including kids. From the time we entered the staff were very friendly and went out of their way to ensure our stay was a memorable one. Our game drives were fantastic, saw quite a bit and guides were very knowledgeable and friendly, even when kids pestered them with questions. Definitely worth more...

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We had a great stay. Very friendly service, good food, nice environment, informative gamedrives. they organise often (each week ?) a bush braai and bush breakfast. The rooms where nice, comfortable and clean, however a bit of maintenance is advisable.

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2016

My holiday of a lifetime was always to go on safari. My passion is especially the amazing elephant families but all wildlife is important to me. Myself and my daughter went to Madikwe River Lodge in November 2015. The whole experience from flying in on the small aeroplane which picked us up at Johannesburg airport to the day that same...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ended up at Madikwe River Lodge as our rooms at their sister hotel, Thakadu River Lodge, was lost during the flood a few weeks earlier. Buffet style breakfast, lunch and dinner, the food was very good and varied. This lodge has a committed game ranger in Fortune, he was very knowledgeable ranger. We saw 4 out of the 5 Big...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The staff were welcoming and accommodating of our family, the food was excellent. The ranger was knowledgeable and friendly. We have been to many game lodges and I can highly recommend Madikwe River Lodge for a family getaway.

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We stayed for three nights at Madikwe River Lodge in April. We chose to stay there because our daughter had been there in January and really enjoyed herself. We stayed in the two rooms closest to the reception area. The rooms were very comfortable - some of the fixtures were a little tired looking (e.g. toilet seat, mirror) but on...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We enjoyed a perfect visit to Madikwe River Lodge last month. The absolute highlight was Takura - he is funny, informed, entertaining, patient! Takura, thank you!! Each person on the staff made us feel welcome and at home. The dining room wait staff was attentive and made our kids feel special. Our room was comfortable. I loved the window in...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Three Cities Madikwe River Lodge

Address: | P.O. Box 17, Madikwe Game Reserve 2876, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $517 - $834 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Three Cities Madikwe River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Madikwe River Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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“Pick a different game reserve”
 of 5 bubbles dwh24, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for your room not to be too far from the dining area if you don't like walking in scorching heat !”
 of 5 bubbles 201sylvainb, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Amazing staff, great deserts, free wifi, peaceful location, abundance of wildlife, great game viewings, off road driving, great rangers”
  • Bathroom with a view over the river (Photo by Drive South Africa, #TrekSouthAfrica)
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 of 5 bubbles DevonKrantz, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“excellent views to the river”
 of 5 bubbles mhz1303, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get room 17 and you have the best view of the river where elephants are walking - or some lions may rest with their recent catch.”
 of 5 bubbles charlotteblou, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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