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Moditlo River Lodge

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Moditlo Private Game Reserve R40, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Situated on 36,000 acres of African bushveld bordering the scenic banks of the Nbesi River, Moditlo Private Game Reserve offers a range of luxurious wildlife encounters and African safari options especially ...More tailored for the discerning traveller. Moditlo River Lodge sits at the heart of the Blue Canyon Conservancy, a stretch of protected land in close proximity to the world-renowned Greater Kruger National Park and is home to an astonishing array of fauna and flora. Named for the gentle beast of the bushveld, Moditlo means 'place of the elephant', and the quiet grace of this extraordinary creature echoes throughout the lodge and its surroundings. Our 16-bedroom lodge was designed to combine the rustic nature of a bushveld retreat with the style and elegance you'd expect of a first rate safari destination. Visitors can look forward to every comfort and convenience, including game drives conducted by passionate, knowledgeable field guides; a full-service restaurant that serves the very best in South African wines and cuisine; as well as al fresco boma barbeques prepared by our talented chefs. Families with kids will be happy to know that we welcome children of 8 years and older. They are allowed on game drives at the manager's discretion. Alternatively, we are happy to arrange a private vehicle for your family's exclusive use at an additional cost. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$462 - US$697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
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All reviewsgame drivesconnecting doorfield guidegreat chefincredible stafflovely daysrhinos and giraffespack of wild dogsrooms are excellenthighly recommend a staybuffet stylewonderful hospitalityrefreshing drinkanimals includingprivate game reservestayed nightsspecial thanks
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay from the time we arrived at the airport we were greeted with a friendly face our welcome to Moditlo Lodge was by the staff ready for us to experience our first Safari... The passion all the trackers and drivers have for...More

Thank Lana M
Response from GaryGeyer, Owner at Moditlo River LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lana, It was a pleasure to have you as our guests at Moditlo River Lodge. Positive feedback like this is what makes our staff striving to deliver even more. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay and game drives. We look...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

this lodge is great. My son and myself had a great time. we had bernard and mouchee as guides,and they were brilliant, taking us up close to the animals. had a great crew of people with us too.the accommodation was fantastic with room to move

Thank beano50
Response from GaryGeyer, Owner at Moditlo River LodgeResponded 21 August 2018

Dear Beano, Thank you for your review. Please would you reconsider giving us a 5/5 since your review is so positive and everything was fantastic ? We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Moditlo Management.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

My family and I had an amazing stay. Lovely large, clean, modern rooms and a beautiful lodge in general. The staff were brilliant, friendly and accommodating. Exceptional food and once in a lifetime game sightings. I really recommend this luxury lodge to all who are...More

Thank Robyn C
Response from GaryGeyer, Owner at Moditlo River LodgeResponded 21 August 2018

Dear Robyn, We are delighted to learn that you had such an "amazing safari experience". It is always good to hear guest feedback and measure our performance accordingly. Please do come and visit us again. Kind Regards Moditlo Management

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Incredible staff, rooms very good and clean. Very delicious food (buffet and barbecue w/ bonfire). Game drives in small groups, experienced field guide and tracker. Safaris were awesome, we got to see all the important animals.More

Thank 178Lidia
Response from GaryGeyer, Owner at Moditlo River LodgeResponded 2 August 2018

Dear Lidia, Thank you so much for the review on Moditlo River Lodge, we truly appreciate it. It is such a good feeling and really inspires our staff when they are rewarded with happy guests. Please do come and visit us again. Kind Regards Moditlo...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

We stayed at Moditlo River Lodge (my husband and daughter and I) and had a fantastic time. The rooms were very spacious and well appointed. The rangers and trackers were very knowledgable and provide much education which enhanced the drives we took everyday. Everyone was...More

Thank Maryprice
Response from GaryGeyer, Owner at Moditlo River LodgeResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Mary, We would like to thank you for taking time to review your stay at Moditlo River Lodge. We are delighted to hear that you had a great safari and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back again....More

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20 June 2018|
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Response from timsharks12 | Reviewed this property |
No as far as i know they dont provide binocs or field glasses..but I think it would be a good idea for future guests that want to get close up visuals especially of birds and smaller animals if the lodge were to provide a... More
Yolanda P
7 March 2015|
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Response from GaryGeyer | Property representative |
Thank you for the enquiry. Both the morning and evening drives are approximately 3 hours long. Should you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us. Kind Regards
Yolanda P
22 February 2015|
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Response from PhilipCJ | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yolanda No, Moditlo doesn't have a self-service laundry, not does it sell laundry products. But I'm sure management would be able to help out. As far as storing luggage is concerned, it depends on where you are flying... More
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