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Masodini Private Game Lodge

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Sabine has created a fantastic atmosphere at Masodini. The level of commitment to make our stay as good as possible is amazing. The game drives are great. The tracker and guide is fantastic. We are so pleased to have found this gem.

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SabineGa, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andreas G, The "awesome gem" says THANK YOU SO MUCH for this review. I've shown it to all Masodini crew members, and they send sunny greetings and would love to welcome you again. Kind regards Sabine

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small lodge with personal and fantastic attention to detail. Views from breakfast terrace over the watering hole means you can spot elephants, baboons etc at random! Attractive chalets near to the electric fence so you can spot game at any time. Evening meals are provided in a "family style" around large table which gives you an opportunity to meet other...

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SabineGa, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Parksfamily, What a warm and wonderful review. And how sad you could only stay for such a short time. We really hope to see you again one day - and then we will have more time for fantastic wildlife sightings and nice chats around the campfire. Stay safe and lot's of love from all Masodini people Sabine

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from Masodini. Had an amazing time. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. They really take care of you!! We saw loads of game, and Burt gets you up very close to the animals. Leanne is an amazing tracker. The volunteer girls are so sweet Franzi and Anaca. Also the food is amazing Robbie and Winnie are great cooks!!...

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SabineGa, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review, dear Faye. Masodini is missing you and we hope to see you again!!! Best regards from the entire crew Sabine

Bornem, Belgium
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Perfect location and fantastic decor in the middle off the game park. good rooms, fantastic vieuws. hopetality was verry high and Sabine did all to help us booking anny possible trip. Game drives around the lodge are fantastic. fore sure a place to go back again.

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SabineGa, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear R892ZFericw, Thank you so much for our nice review. It was wonderful to have you as our guests and we would be happy to welcoming you again. Sabine and Masodini Crew

Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Masodini lodge is located in the Balule reserve, it took around 30 min from Hoedspruit to reach it. The charge at the entrance gate of the Balule reserve was 250 ZAR, the guard gave us a good descriptiin to the lodge. The food was excellent (full board) - the service familar, we enjoyed that so much. The management is under...

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SabineGa, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JoeyW, Tank you so much for your friendly review. It was great to have you as our guest. And we are happy that you enjoyed the game drives with all wonderful wildlife sightings. Hope we will see you again Sunny greetings Sabine and Masodini Crew

Moscow
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Very beautiful place with good location, close to Kruger and others interesting places. Meal is very nice. Shower out of house stole my heart:)) very friendly people in this lodge. Game drives also nice!

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SabineGa, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Vera, Thank you so much!!! It was a pleasure to have you as our guests. You were our first guests from Russia!!!! Have a great time and maybe we see you again Sunny Greetings from South Africa to Moscow Sabine and Masodini Crew

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2017

What an amazing time we had, from first arriving to within minutes of us leaving the experience was fantastic. We went with no pre planned idea of what we wanted to see just if we saw anything it would be a bonus. And we saw everything fantastic, from doing the game drives or just sitting on the terrace overlooking the...

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SabineGa, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jane, Thank you so much for your awesome review. We loved it to have you as our guests. We very often see that guests who come without any expectations what wildlife sightings they might run into, have the best sightings ever...... ;-) Have a great time and maybe we see us again. Sabine and Masodini Crew

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We only stayed here one night on our way to another lodge. We stayed in the Matume room which i would highly recommend - very nice room. The whole lodge was very comfortable with a nice, friendly staff. What keeps them from being five stars is not owning their own game drive vehicles and contracting out game drives.

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SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Randy P, Thank you very much for your kind review. We're working on our own game vehicle ;-) We wish you a wonderful time in SA Sabine and Masodini staff

Midrand
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were welcomed and catered for the whole weekend. All our whims and wishes were taken care of before we could even request anything. Service was excellent and friendly and i would definitely recommend this lodge. The food was to die for. Really well thought out menu.

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Dear Alicea, A happy Masodini Crew and Owner sends greetings and say THANKY YOU for such a motivating review. Sabine and all Masodini People

Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a very nice, slightly rustic, and very friendly place. The game drives with Bert and LeeAnn were incredible. Bert's not a talker but he knows where to find things and he and the other guides are in communication with each other to increase chances of seeing things. If you want to hear a lion breathe or chew, or...

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SabineGammel, General Manager at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gina S, Thank you so much for your very nice and detailed review. We really appreciate it and believe this is very helpful for other guests. And we take it serious for the future developing of Masodini to change the many little things ..... Sorry for the insects and slow Wifi, that's what we always deal with in the...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally situated in the 40.000 Hectares Balule Nature Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger National Park, to offer you the true feeling of Africa. A bush lover's paradise within this 'Big Five' Conservation area, the lodge itself is surrounded by Fevertrees and evergreen African date palms, creating the perfect oasis. The lodge overlooks a water hole, is safe and fenced-in, providing protection against unwanted animal intruders. Masodini is exclusive and intimate, able to provide guests exclusive use of the camp and facilities for up to 10 guests. We welcome children of all ages. Come and stay and enjoy the peace, tranquility and silence of the bush. Enjoy and experience Game Drives in open 4x4 Landrover and awesome birding opportunities in and around Masodini with our experienced Nature Guides. Your hosts will provide you with a wonderful and memorable experience through their personal service and attention. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Masodini Private Game Lodge

Address: No. 16 Cambridge, 5 Balule Natural Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Price Range: R2 530 - R3 202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Masodini Private Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms wonderful, but having an outdoor shower (in addition to indoor) is a bonus! Shower under the stars!”
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