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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the lodge for a one night business trip and really enjoyed it. Team worked hard to cater for every need and also worked to find animals for us. If you don't want to share a camp or game viewer with lots of people this is the place. Already planning to return.

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Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Machaton Private Camp, responded to this review

Dear Leonpotgieter Thank you for the review it is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear that you want to come back. We look forward to welcoming you, your friends and family. Keep well, regards Nadine

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay at Machaton. The staff was very attentive, knowledgeable, friendly and professional. On our game drives we felt very safe and taken of. This was our first visit to South Africa and we would definitely recommend Machaton. The manager, Lezel did an excellent job and we couldn't have asked for anything more. In addition Chef Thompson designed...

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Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Machaton Private Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review it is greatly appreciated. Thank you for choosing to stay at our lodge for your first visit to Africa, it was our pleasure to treat you to a memorable safari holiday. We will pass on your compliments to the staff as they will be thrilled to hear that they did an outstanding job. We...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were three couples who stayed at Machaton in early October 2016. Firstly, I would like to commend Simbavati staff who upgraded us to this Lodge. We were initially booked into the Simbavati's Hilltop Lodge. However, just before arriving Simbavati informed us that there was going to be construction work nearby during our stay. I pointed out that we were...

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Dear c0etzeem We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge. Thank you for being open to move to Machaton Private Camp and allowing us the opportunity to provide you and your international guests with a memorable safari experience. We appreciate your review and recommendation and we hope you will come back and visit us again....

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Opened in August 2016, Machaton Private Camp is an intimate and exclusive camp offering a secluded and private safari experience. Next to owning a private safari lodge, there is no more private way to enjoy a safari in the Timbavati. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Machaton Private Camp

Address: Off Argyle Road, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: R14 137 - R17 674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Machaton Private Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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