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Makalali Private Game Lodge

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Overview
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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Reviewed yesterday

We had an absolutely great time at Makalali Lodge. The rooms are big, very nice furnished and equiped. They even do have an outdoor shower. Antilopes and monkeys are all around the buildings. The guides and trackers on the safaris are very nice. It was...More

Thank Arlette Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good experience, everything about the place was exceptional. I will in future visit Makalali again with my loved one, the kitchen staff was very helpfull. On sunday we enjoyed the supper in that fire setting, we also tasted Kudu meat for the very first...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent experience from beginning to end. On arrival you are greeted by friendly and helpful staff, which remains the case for the rest of your stay with each and every staff member exuding friendliness and genuine interest in making the experience an enjoyable one. Lovely...More

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Thank PabloZA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Makalali River Lodge was the highlight of our SA holiday. We had a thatched hut at the Riverlodge. One feels like at home from the start. All the employes are very helpfull, service orientated and made our stay a wonderfull experience. The...More

Thank Similian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although i have been there many a times the last 3 vusits where not so good. Staff were nit up to standard with services , we had to check many times if the request of fixing a few things lije basin water, blankets, and many...More

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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$409 - US$746 (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$409 - US$746 (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 (513)
Room & Suite (98)
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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"But television is needed"
Travel64945155295
3 days ago
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"Try to stay in one of the huts, animals on your doorstep all day."
Similian
1 week ago
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"Bring bug spray!! Your in the middle of the bush! "
koryj150
4 weeks ago
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"Ask for downstairs rooms to get some 'bush' feeling"
kasandra1
4 weeks ago
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