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    Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge

    Assegaai Bush, Grahamstown 6148, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 298 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We visited Kichaka as our first stop on our honeymoon - and we couldn't be more pleased with our choice. We stayed for 4 nights, and each one was magical. Lodge: The lodge itself is beautiful. Made up of one main building which hosts the...More

    3  Thank Sej144
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    We visited Kichaka to celebrate our 20th anniversary and it was an experience of a lifetime. From the point of arrival to departure we were treated like royalty. The staff are so amazing and accommodating. We were so spoiled for our anniversary, the staff ran...More

    2  Thank lisawb2015
    Response from KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    We are so grateful for your lovely detailed review and thrilled that you both enjoyed your time spent with us at Kichaka. We would love to welcome you back one day and look forward to hearing from you. All the very best from us all.

    Reviewed 20 June 2017

    We stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderful time. The service levels are exceptional and our game ranger's knowledge was beyond expectation. We travel to similar lodges regularly and was wonderfully surprised that he tought us things we didn't know. Thank you Jonty!...More

    1  Thank Wendiskow
    Response from KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your lovely review of your stay with us at Kichaka. Jonty thoroughly enjoyed taking you out on game drives and it means so much to us that you enjoyed what he shared with you as well as what our chefs and hosts...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    Had an amazing time on our honeymoon - the accommodation was clean, modern, very peaceful and the housekeeping staff were very attentive. The game rides were terrific with Jason leading the way, very good selection of animals in what they consider a much smaller and...More

    2  Thank Hank M
    Response from KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game LodgeResponded 8 June 2017

    It pleases us no end that you enjoyed your time with us at Kichaka and we really appreciate you taking the time to inform our future guests of your experience. We would be delighted to welcome you back again and wish you every happiness in...More

    Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

    I never managed to write a review after my honeymoon but I've never forgotten about my experience. It was a truly unforgettable experience from the amazing food to the thrilling game drives with Chris. The food was simply divine and the homemade chips on game...More

    1  Thank Vanisha S
    Response from KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game LodgeResponded 8 June 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review of your stay with us at Kichaka. It means everything to us that you enjoyed celebrating your special time at our lodge. It will be such an honour to welcome you back again and we hope we won't have...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$680 - US$979 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Grahamstown
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    Mike L
    30 May 2017|
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    Response from Alida B | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Mike, Trust me you won't regret it, personally I would go for 3 pref 4 nights there as once you get out on the reserve with your ranger ( you will have your own one and vehicle for the duration of your stay) you will... More
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    DRJUK
    29 January 2017|
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    Response from LisaBowen65 | Reviewed this property |
    Very relaxed . Most evenings we just got back from the game drive & went straight into dinner . Jeans , very casual & relaxed clothing. The whole place is a fantastic experience . I would recommend taking warm clothing, hat... More
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    1 November 2016|
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    Response from Anita T | Reviewed this property |
    We actually flew from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth where we had a hire car. We drive to Kichaka which was a very good highway. We then went to another lodge before driving back to Port Eluzabeth and flying into Cape... More
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    "some of the bungalows are directly on the waterhole - these have the better view from the deck"
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    "Some rooms have views over the watering hole but all rooms are nice."
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