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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The rooms are as nice as they look in the photos. The game drives were amazing. It was great to see all the different animal, up close. And between the drives you could view the animals coming to their private lake. The food and service...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm SO SORRY I haven't written this yet, but we had a 5 night stay at Makanyi Lodge for our honeymoon this past May 2018. We booked through Sikeleli safari travel group and we could not have been happier! Makanyi has top notch staff and...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Wow ! A family of 6 on our first safari. Mum, husband, me and three children. What an amazing memorable experience. The staff were lovely too many to name Kim had us in stitches, She and Elinda were great meeting us from each drive with...More

Thank helenwilling
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first time in the bush, indeed our first time in Africa, and Makanyi was wonderful beyond our expectations. I have a bad back, and am particularly attentive to bed accommodations. The mattress was one of the most comfortable, spacious and supportive imaginable...More

Thank pam g
Reviewed 14 June 2018

What a fabulous introduction to the wildlife of South Africa, starting with a great drive from Hoedspruit Airport and a very warm welcome. The rooms are gorgeous and well designed and the main lodge as well... with a fabulous view of a large pond that...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$500 - US$1 000 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
#3 Romantic Hotel in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
#4 Charming Hotel in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
#5 Great View Hotel in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$500 - US$1 000 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
#3 Romantic Hotel in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
#4 Charming Hotel in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
#5 Great View Hotel in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (349)
Room & Suite (50)
Dining (31)
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Amy K
19 August 2018|
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Response from Jessica G | Property representative |
Hi Amy, Yes it is. It goes through an RO plant. Kind regards, Jessica
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Amy K
18 August 2018|
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Response from Jessica G | Property representative |
Hi Amy, Thank you for your message and your interest in Makanyi. We can never guarantee sightings of a particular animal because of the nature of the bush and their movements but, generally speaking, we do see giraffe and... More
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Katharine P
12 January 2018|
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Response from Jessica G | Property representative |
Hi Katharine, Thank you for your question. Whilst the bush has had a drought in the last year, we rely on boreholes to get our water from. Thankfully we have had brilliant rain this season and all our dams and boreholes... More
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