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    Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Krokodildrift, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Reviewed 24 November 2015

    Travelled with 2 children who classed it as the best holiday ever. Made extra special by Dylan, the ranger. Lynette was kind and just lovely and all the staff very engaging. Food excellent... if you are reading this Makanyane, please may I have the pork...More

    1  Thank HelenaC1234
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Director of Sales at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 15 December 2015

    Thank you for your review, we are so glad that you and your beautiful children enjoyed your stay with us. (Mauritz the Executive chef's Pork Belly recipe is on the way to you!)

    Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

    I wish I could give this place 5 stars but I cant. So much is good about it but they get a few fundamental things wrong. The rooms are outstanding. My only suggestion would be to have real coffee rather than instant available. The main...More

    5  Thank rwjames1uk
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Director of Sales at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 6 January 2016

    Many thanks for your constructive feedback. We always welcome comments, positive or negative, as they assist us in continually improving our service and facilities at the lodge. We do sincerely apologise for the negative incidents that you experienced, unfortunately there were several errors and unforeseen...More

    Reviewed 6 November 2015

    We stayed for five nights in this wonderful place. Accomondation and food were outstanding, but especially the staff was what made our holidays diffenrent from all we had experienced before. Lynette, Meretha and Quinten in the lodge were amazing! The Team of guides with Kaizer...More

    Thank Alexandra O
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Director of Sales at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 7 November 2015

    Thank you, Alexander for your review. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and your family and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us!

    Reviewed 4 November 2015

    Elephants on your doorstep, lions not far from your doorstep and food on par with the best international big city restaurants that's Makanyane for you. If you then add a unique and warm atmosphere combined with an honest and sincere friendliness then the picture is...More

    Thank Peter U
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Director of Sales at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 7 November 2015

    Thank you so much for your review and compliments – we agree with you completely! Please let us know when you are planning your next trip!

    Reviewed 22 October 2015

    Great accommodation, fabulous food, great staff. We stayed 4 nights and had a great time. Saw 4 out of Big 5. Leopards are very shy here as the park is newer than others and the animals are not as used to humans. hOwever, we saw...More

    Thank Emma26Oxfordshire_UK
    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Director of Sales at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 7 November 2015

    Many thanks for your kind review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your time at the lodge!

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    • Pool
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    • Free Internet
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    • Restaurant
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Spa
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$404 - US$1,293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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    crranger
    16 August 2017|
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    Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge | Property representative |
    Hello Caroline and Christopher We are greatly looking forward to meeting you at the lodge. Payments at the lodge are typically done on check out and can be done with an American Express, Diners Club, Visa or MasterCard... More
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    17 June 2017|
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    Response from Tim A | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Lots of warm layers required for the morning game drives but they do give you blankets to keep warm. During the day it can get up to 25 degrees so swimming is possible. You will just chill between game drives, take a book... More
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    20 May 2017|
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    Response from LL321 | Reviewed this property |
    I agree the rooms are super clean but of course you are out in the bush so you have to accept that you are at one with wildlife most of the time, which is part and parcel of what makes it such an incredible experience. We... More
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    "all rooms are good but probably rooms 5,6 and 7 have great views of the river but are further away from the..."
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    "all the rooms have a great view so the choice is not difficult."
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    "Room 5 has a lovely view of the water & we saw hippos!"
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    "We were in villa 1 and felt like we were the only room on the reserve."
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