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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Stayed only two nights at the Lelapa Lodge, one of three that are part of Madikwe Safari Lodge, which is one of about 30 lodges in the reserve. Our group had the entire lodge. The staff was very accommodating. Upon arrival, we were met with...More

Thank akker1
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Heaven on earth, they really create magical things over there. Very caring stuff, you have anything you might need. We had the best guide, Wienand. Very proffesional, obviously had a huge passion and knowledge about his job, his storytelling was so interesting, so kind and...More

Thank eceygz
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had planned to stay 5 nights at The Lelapa lodge in a family room and having seen the photos and reviews were looking forward to our stay . Sadly it was not what we had expected. The staff were very welcoming and friendly but...More

4  Thank samfar2017
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had a wonderful experience at the Madikwe Safari Lelapa Lodge! The game drives and the accommodation were fantastic. The catering was excellent. The pool area next to the waterhole provided exceptional wild-life viewing. The staff was super friendly. In short, this was an ideal...More

1  Thank Evelyne L
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

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Room Service
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Spa
Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$1,016 - US$1,600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$1,016 - US$1,600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jeff H
11 February 2018|
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Response from Anthoni v | Reviewed this property |
The lodges all undertake on- and off-road guided excursions with four wheel drive vehicles. No private 'off roading' takes place in the reserve.
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hafsabashir
19 December 2017|
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Response from jpa531 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely amazing experience for anyone any age!, our trip was in October and the weather was perfect, jackets in the early morning and evening, nice and warm in the afternoon. I would assume dec is very warm and August... More
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ddikelly
12 July 2017|
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Response from Johan C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for this late reply, I think a family lodge would be fine, you just need to ask management for an additional child's bed.
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"Some of the rooms are a fair walk from the main lodge. If you struggle to walk, you need to make the Lodge..."
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"If you want to with more people than stay in the Lelapa Lodge (12 rooms) since that's where the main pool..."
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"Since there are 4 suites - they are right next to each other and all the same."
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"They are all good!"
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