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Makalali Private Game Lodge

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Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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We have been glad to visit this private reserve, friendly staff, very comfortable room, good restaurant, and our guiders are the best looking for the animals. We have seen the great animals of Africa, buffalo, lions, elephants, hippo, giraffe...

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing stay. The staff was friendly and professional. Lodge manager, Thomas Ndobe, was incredible, as he connected with each visitor to make sure all their needs were being met. The visit exceeded our expectations. Wonderful settings, very good food, and amazing staff that made us...More

Thank lmcg777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Makalali in August this year (2018) and had the most amazing time. Even with the numerous positive reviews, we were still blown away with how unforgettable our experience here was. The food was fantastic, with a Boma on two of the nights....More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Makalali for two nights... it was too short as a stay in Makalali! It was really ungorgettable! Many Animals seen with excellent and very friendly guides and staff. Everything was really perfect include the accomodation. We recommend a everybody a stay in...More

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Thank Andrea Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyable bush experience with helpful staff and pleasant management. Rooms were big and airy with great views. Plenty of space to relax and chill - the lodge has a great library of books and the pool is seriously inviting.

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Description
Makalali Private Game Lodge is a 4 star graded luxury safari lodge situated on a 26000 hectre private game reserve in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The lodge consists of 3 camps with 6 rooms per camp. ...More Nestled on the banks of a river one can often view animals in and around the camps. Makalali Private Game Lodge offers game drive twice a day to guests which is included in the rate of accommodation. The reserve is home to the big 5 as well as cheetah and wild dog and a number of other plains game and mammals. Over 250 species of birds have been recorded on the property. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$401 - US$788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Makalali Private Game Hotel Hoedspruit
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$401 - US$788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Makalali Private Game Hotel Hoedspruit
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
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Traveller (502)
Room & Suite (97)
Dining (20)
Pool & Beach (19)
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Susana C
29 September 2017|
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Response from Rajeeka | Reviewed this property |
I believe kids are allowed as I saw many families. However did not see babies. Game drives are great and you are able to see the Big 5 However you need to stay a minimum of 3 nights to ensure you see all of them.
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EDiedericks
23 November 2016|
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Response from Mom-likes-travelling | Reviewed this property |
I was a guest there - yes I think they did. Although bring cash for tips
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"Room 202 camp 2 is the best if you want wildlife at your door stop and are not intimidated by monkeys"
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