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Madikwe Safari Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Venice, Italy
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

For my first time in Africa I picked surely the best option: a country fully of culture, traditions, nature, wilderness, history, love. With my sister, after 4 wonderful days in Cape Town we went to Madikwe Safari Lodge for un unforgettable journey in the nature. We want thank you all the staff, all of you guys (specially our precious ranger...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Madikwe Safari lodge was our first stop on our South African Safari. I'm going to break this review down into the lodge and its staff and secondly the game reserve as a whole. We stayed at Kapano which is the smaller sister in the Madikwe Safari lodge family. It comprised of four suites, each with its own plunge pool. It...

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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

This place is really nice for families. The staff is very friendly And personal. IT is a small lodge (12) with 5 star kitchen. The food is amazing, Fresh And healthy. Compliments to THE chef. Also Nice And big lodges And the Safari trips are great. Lots of animals (big 5 Evert day) And very professional rangers. We were here...

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MOREfamily, General Manager at Madikwe Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Hugo, Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to submit your review on TripAdvisor. This allows us the opportunity to constantly better our guest experience. I am very pleased to hear that you and your family had such a wonderful time with us, and have passed your compliments on to our chef. I would like...

edinburgh, scotland
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in August as part of a four week trip to SA. Firstly the road to this lodge is long and tiresome on dust tracks with a lot of stones and ridges. Very worrying when we were in a new hire car. I was imagining the excess bill as we were driving along hearing all the...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Madikwe Safari Lodge is one of thee best lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve, the service is amazing and the staff are always at you disposal, there isn't any negative thing that can be mentioned about the place. Good for families, friends and for couples oh this would be the ideal place for any occasion at all three properties of Madikwe...

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Thank billym233
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2015

My accommodation was in Dithaba Lodge - a small complex with only 4 suites but it had every facility you could wish for! Accommodation, food and staff were all excellent. Easy access from Johannesburg with regular Federal Air flights. Highly recommend and look forward to returning again.

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Thank Dianne D
San Diego, California
Reviewed 29 November 2015

I could write for days about how perfect our stay was. Staff was excellent, every single person we encountered. Luke was our guide and was fantastic. The sundowner and coffee break drinks and snacks on the game drives were well above the norm/average. We had 3 full meals plus afternoon tea and we were never disappointed but in fact ecstatic...

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2Thank snowgalCo
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2015

You will not be disappointed here. Tula. Margaret, Isaac, Clive and JP and the rest of the team will ensure you have a great time. Could write lots more but just go there, and enjoy the peace, service, and the game drives

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Thank Teddall
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 13 November 2015

this lodge is one of the most beautiful lodges i have ever been in. good food very nice people excellent guide it was a very dry season , but we saw almost the big 5 on only 2 nights the suits are fantastic , the lodge itself is beautiful

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Thank 866michelh
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Four of us stayed at Lelapa lodge. Mum & her husband came with my husband & I. They had never been on a safari before but enjoyed every minute of it. Patrick, our butler was just amazing. He worked so hard and couldn't do enough for us. What a lovely man, we all took took to him. Billy was just...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The rich red timbres of the African earth are reflected in the warm tones of Madikwe Safari Lodge. Cradled between rolling hills, overlooking game-filled plains intersected by the Marico River and framed by the Dwarsberg Hills, just 20 suites are clustered in three intimate camps. With circular fireplaces at the heart of every suite, and big glass doors to blur the boundary between inside and out, Madikwe embodies the warm, bold heart of this spectacularly rugged corner of Africa. Spacious wooden decks embrace inviting plunge pools, and book-filled shelves in quiet corners entice and captivate, while large pizza ovens add a fun twist to meal times. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Madikwe Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $1,217 - $1,827 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Madikwe Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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