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    Mavela Game Lodge

    Po Box 461 | Zululand Rhino Reserve, Mkuze 3965, South Africa
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    • Excellent88%
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    • Average1%
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    “game lodge” (27 reviews)
    “luxury tents” (9 reviews)
    “the reserve” (16 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 188 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    After we visited Mavela 2 years ago it was like coming home again. A small scale set up that can host a max of 10 guests in 5 tents. Although the tents are not luxurious they offer enough comfort with a good bed and the...More

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    Response from Samantha V, Marketing Manager at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    We are thrilled you enjoyed the home feel as well Brads vast knowledge. We look forward to seeing you again in March!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Marvella is in a great setting and we thoroughly enjoyed our game drives with Andrew. he is very knowledgeable and makes a real effort to make each drive individual. We had some wonderful close up encounters with animals! Our tent was well equipped although not...More

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    Response from Samantha V, Marketing Manager at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves in the quality of staff, especially our highly knowledgeable guides. Thank you for your feedback we have taken note of your comments. Regarding the outside seating, we have already ordered new pool lounger cushions. Our website does...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Service, Staff, Ranger, Room - everything very good. I enjoyed the stay a lot and hope to come back soon ! I liked best that the elephants came to visit us in front of the tends !!! First a Giraf, then the elephants and I...More

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    Response from Samantha V, Marketing Manager at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and got to experience Africa as it should be. Andrew mentioned how close the herd of elephants came to the tents, wow! If you wish to get regular updates on the latest excitement at the...More

    Reviewed 18 October 2017

    WOW! My husband & I are completely in love with Mavela! We spent 3 nights as part of our Honeymoon. We had exceptional game viewing experiences including a pair of mating Lions & Cheetah :) From the moment we arrived at Mavela Annie, our host,...More

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    Response from Samantha V, Marketing Manager at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your glowing review of Mavela and our wonderful staff. We hope to see you again sooner rather than later. If you would like to keep in touch with us please feel free to subscribe to our newsletter.

    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    Sadly we only had the time to spend one night at the Mavela Lodge, but it was an experience we'll never forget. The lodge has everything from an amazing view to very nice rooms/tents. Great food and good service. Sam und Annie (and their team)...More

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    Response from Samantha V, Public Relations Manager at Mavela Game LodgeResponded 4 October 2017

    We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Mavela. We look forward to welcoming you back one day so you can enjoy the full experience of relaxing next to the pool or watching birds from your private deck between drives.

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • US$309 - US$399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Mkuze
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for Tent 5. It's furherst from the Lodge & the most Private"
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    "all tents have a similar view, number 1 is nearer to the main lodge"
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    "Tent 5, being the last one, has the best sense of seclusion."
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    "Tents 1 to 3 liable to get wet during storms."
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