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    Madikwe Safari Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent88%
          • Very good8%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “plunge pool” (66 reviews)
          “eco house” (12 reviews)
          “safari lodge” (34 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 8 May 2017

          I've been to many safari lodges but this was one of the best I've ever visited. The service, food, accommodation and safari were all amazing. Management and staff went out of their way to make guests happy. The swimming pool overlooking the waterhole was just...More

          1  Thank Sara_E_11
          Reviewed 3 May 2017

          I spent 3 nights at the Safari Lodge over Easter and could not fault a thing! In that time we went on 6 safari drives with our excellent guide who managed to find us not only the Big 5 but the Magnificent 7 which included...More

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          Reviewed 2 May 2017

          Wow. This property is simply stunning. We received a lovely warm welcome and the staff proved themselves to be professional and very friendly. The public areas were beautiful and our room/chalet was very large with a separate room with bunk beds for our 2 boys...More

          1  Thank shari404
          Reviewed 27 April 2017

          We were an extended family of 19 people, including older folks like my husband and me, and grandchildren from 8 years old to 25. We stayed in Lelapa Family Lodge, where the tents are outstanding, the staff very hospitable and accommodating from the general manager,...More

          1  Thank Seneca7
          Reviewed 20 April 2017

          It was an absolute amazing Part of our Holiday. We saw a lot of animals very close, like elephants, Giraffes and Lions. We Had a lot of fun as well. The Lodge Looks very, very Nice with lot of lovely Details. Everybody make us feeling...More

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          Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge
          419 reviews
          #5 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
          Etali Safari Lodge
          457 reviews
          #4 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
          Jamala Madikwe
          286 reviews
          #1 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
          Tau Game Lodge
          466 reviews
          #8 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
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          • Top amenities
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Pool
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
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          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Pool
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$999 - US$1,411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 20
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • North-West Province >
          • Madikwe Game Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Madikwe Safari Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve ,
          • Madikwe Safari Lodge South Africa/Madikwe Game Reserve
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          Traveller (636)
          Room & Suite (163)
          Dining (47)
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          Hotel & Grounds (430)
          Bathroom (16)
          Family and Play Areas (6)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Stephie306
          We will be staying here this coming May and wanted to get a better idea of the bug factor. Were the mosquitoes out of control where you had to cover your body with bug spray all day everyday? Also, did anyone encounter tsetse flies here? If so, where within the lodge and how bad was it? We appreciate your help in advance!
          4 April 2017|
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          Response from alan652 | Property representative |
          Dear Stephie306, Thank you for your enquiry. May is generally a cooler month with very few mosquitos, I would however suggest using an insect repellent in the evenings (this is also supplied by the Lodge). It would not be... More
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          Megmills31
          I have a trip booked to stay at the Tau Game Lodge this summer. I have a question for anyone into photography. I am a hobbyist photographer and I am trying to decide which lens I should bring on the trip. Do I need a 150-600mm lens or is a 70-300mm or even 70-200mm sufficient enough for the safaris? Any advice would be great, thanks!
          10 February 2017|
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          Response from Lars K | Reviewed this property |
          Hi there, I went to Madikwe last summer and also brought my camera (Canon EOS 1DX; full format). I was very happy with my Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L lens in terms of zoom factor and handling. Usually the rangers get you... More
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          Mimi_on_the_Beach'07
          Hi, I am looking at several Game Lodges and Madikwe seems to fit into our service level expectations and proposed budget. My question is between Lelapa, Kopano, and Dithaba which would be the higest rated? I am traveling with my husband and father. We will get a separate room for my dad. There are no children and we are looking for the best luxury experience (food, service, comfort etc). Thanks! Mimi
          8 November 2016|
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          Response from Claire M | Reviewed this property |
          Lelapa lodge is the main one where we stayed, and you can walk to the other one. I did not go but people who were with us transferred to lelapa as the other one was too quiet. Lelapa has the elephants in the watering hole... More
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          Room Tips
          "All the rooms are amazing."
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          "If you dont want to walk too far, ask for a room close to the main area. Ask for a pool net if you have young..."
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          "A cottage closer to the lodge building is recommended so not as long of a walk to eat and for actitivites."
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          "Lelapa Lodge was amazing but did not see the other rooms."
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