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Masodini Private Game Lodge

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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Pool
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4 Star 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...
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No. 16 Cambridge, 5 Balule Natural Reserve | Balule Olifants West Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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19,3 km to Hoedspruit Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank to Sabine and her staff for a fantastic 3 night stay. They catered for our gluten free diet with no hassle at all. The staff were friendly, the setting was stunning and the food was delicious. We had an overseas guest with us and...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Small enough to be intimate but set up to be inclusive. This solo traveller felt very welcome and found the room and all facilities tastefully furnished and very comfortable. Our game drive started right at the gate and we were fortunate to see black rhino,...More

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Response from SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game LodgeResponded 30 April 2018

Dear Karen, It was such a pleasure to have you as our guest. And of course we're happy that in only 2 days with game drives you saw lion, leopard and rhino. We all hope to see you again one day and wish you a...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We spent 5 nights at Masodini in Jan. We cannot be happier with our stay. Sabine was very helpful from months before we arrived to the very last day of our stay. From suggesting activities to giving directions. We drove from JNB to Masodini following...More

Thank TinaWC
Response from SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game LodgeResponded 22 March 2018

Dear Tina WC, Thank you so much for this wonderful and detailed review. I showed it to the staff and they all send greetings. I'm sure such a review is a real benefit for other travelers looking for accommodation. Have a great time and we...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

What an amazing experience! The driver and tracker were excellent and they went everywhere off road. This was far better than any other private safari I had been on or the Kruger safaris. The lodge also had amazing food that was far above and beyond...More

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Response from SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game LodgeResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you so much for you great review. We love it when our guest have the best wildlife sightings and enjoy their stay at Masodini Lodge Sunny greetings Sabine and Masodini Staff

Reviewed 26 December 2017

The staff is very accommodating and gracious. We stayed for 3 nights, 4 days. The food was well prepared and plentiful. The hosts offered great conversation and information about the reserve and Kruger National Park. They arranged transfer and game drives. It was a great...More

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Response from SabineGammel, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game LodgeResponded 30 December 2017

Dear Vibha S, Thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate it. The Masodini crew would be happy to welcome you again. Kind regards and a wonderful and Happy New Year Sabine

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$240 - US$327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$240 - US$327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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7 January 2017|
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Response from SabineGa | Property representative |
Hi Janet, You can either do the Panoramic Route to Masodini - takes 3/4 day if you visit many of the interesting spots. Or you enter Kruger Park at Phabeni Gate and drive up to Orpen Gate - which is 175km and a full day tour... More
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7 September 2016|
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Response from SabineGammel | Property representative |
Dear Anchaal, Your friend has already asked all the questions and we answered via e-mail. Kind regards Sabine Masodini Lodge
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25 April 2016|
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Response from SabineGa | Property representative |
Hi Nik, about 50% of Masodini guests book directly via website and the others through different booking platforms or travel agents. There was never any complaint. Kind regards Sabine
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"Very quiet and pleasant. You can be specific with food requests and the kitchen will do a great job to..."
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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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"Anywhere in the lodge is just perfect"
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"The hotel has free wi-fi in public areas."
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