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    Marataba Safari Lodge

    Rooiberg Road | Marakele National Park, Thabazimbi 380, South Africa
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    • Excellent91%
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    “game drives” (69 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 359 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Outstanding food in beautiful, contemporary designed lodge in a stunning location. Excellent game viewing particularly rhinos. We saw 23 in one morning including 5 while walking. Good guiding & very attentive staff.

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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Marataba Safari Lodge provides first class services. Our entire stay was spectacular. Our safari guide was both knowledgeable and personable. All of the staff went out of their way to make our stay memorable.

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Accommodation is ultra luxurious and very well kept. The lodge is magnificent and the view from the lodge is breathtaking. Food excellent and service is absolutely wonderful all round. We had a marvelous time on the game viewing safaris especially the trip on the river....More

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    Thank michellewQ1298FK
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This was our first safari and hopefully not our last. The location is as close to Paradise as you could wish with a backdrop of stunning mountains and a foreground where impala would nonchalantly graze as we had our breakfast. The safari aspect was everything...More

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    Thank Peter D
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    All excellent. I now appreciate what 5-star service means. In four days we did six four-hour safaris with a top notch guide. We had memorable encounters with Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Hippos, Giraffes, Wart Hogs, and countless others. Lodge staff were amazingly enthusiastic and fun!

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    Thaba 'Nkwe Lodge
    19 reviews
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$970 - US$1 465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Thabazimbi
    • Also Known As
    • Marataba Safari Company Hotel Waterberg
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    dawnnixon30
    30 May 2017|
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    Response from JaynedR | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Dawn, We were there in April, its was an amazing experience, however it was cold when going on the drives as you are leaving early in the morning (sunrise), as well as late afternoon (dusk). I would definitely recommend... More
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    sophieswift
    27 March 2017|
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    Response from scottieclan19 | Reviewed this property |
    we were there for 3 nights and managed to see the big 5 numerous times and a leopard. I would definitely go to marataba,, the landscape is stunning . Our guide also stated that in marataba you could watch e.g the lions for... More
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    Sharon R
    3 January 2017|
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    Response from Gawie G | Property representative |
    Hi Sharon, Yes, the boys will have comfortable camping beds to sleep on. They will be accommodated in your room. August evenings tends to get a little bit chilly as this is the end of the winter but the days are actually... More
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    "A toilet brush would have been a welcome accessory in the circumstances. Otherwise the room was beautiful."
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    "Cabana six is closest to the lodge."
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    "Ask for tent 11 or 12 - you will have exceptional views of the water hole and the mountains beyond from you..."
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