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Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge

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R 49 Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874 South Africa See on map
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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 25 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Royal Madikwe in December 2016. It is a beautiful very private place with a lovely staff and great food. I would recommend this place if you’re looking to have a wildlife experience in a malaria free reserve. The suites are amazing and have...More

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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari LodgeResponded 8 March 2018

Dear Royal Friends The Royal Team greatly enjoyed hosting during your stay with us and we thank you for you kinds words and the recommendation of or African home. Our waterhole is constantly buzzing with wildlife and we have had some rain which has turned...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

My 2nd visit and my only regret was leaving. The most fantastic location which calms the soul and grounds you in Africa immediately. The game drives are brilliant and again a huge thank you to Kevin who has a fantastic knowledge of the wildlife and...More

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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari LodgeResponded 25 February 2018

Dear Royal Friends, The Royal Team is thrilled that you enjoyed your second stay with us, we greatly enjoy welcoming back guests for more memorable experiences! Thank you for your compliments about our African home, our staff and guide Kevin, who had much fun spending...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

Staff very friendly.Intimate atmosphere but rooms tired.Was not the height of luxury described. Poor WiFi,leaky roof.Food good and definitely an African tilt to it.Trips into the bush were well informed and co-ordinatedMore

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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari LodgeResponded 21 January 2018

Dear Royal Friends, The Royal Team values your review. It is of a high importance that you enjoy every aspect of your stay and we apologize that this part of your stay was not as memorable. We are excited to say that we are in...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

We stayed at this lodge in the beginning of December. Our stay was simply breathtaking and unforgettable. We loved the place itself, the staff was extraordinary and the safaries beond our wildest hopes and dreams!More

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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari LodgeResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Royal Friends, Thank you taking the time to write a review, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed such a memorable stay out in the African bush. The Royal Team would love to welcome you back for another exciting stay with us soon!...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

It all started with a very small airplane and a shaky flight to west Madikwe with landing just like Indiana Jones on a sandy strip in, literally, the middle of nowhere - already part of a wonderful experience. The pick up by the ranger was...More

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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari LodgeResponded 20 January 2018

Dear Royal Friends, Your words bring smiles to our faces, thank you for taking the time to write a review of our African home. We are overjoyed to hear that you had such an exciting trip right from when you flew into the reserve. The...More

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Where 5 star service, lavish accommodation and adventurous Game Drives come standard, Royal Madikwe offers an unforgettable luxury safari experience for families, groups of friends or couples, seeking to More soak up the splendour of the African Bush. Situated in the Malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve, just a 1 hour flight or 4 1/2 hour drive from Johannesburg International Airport, this is the ideal safari destination teeming with encounters of Southern Africa's famous Big Five as well as the endangered Wild dogs and Cheetah! Children of all ages are welcome at Royal Madikwe where they can play and learn about their natural surroundings in a safe environment with an exciting kiddies program while parents relax by the poolside, or join in on the fun! Winners of the "World Luxury Hotel Awards" in 2010, 2011 & 2013 in the Luxury Game Lodge category, Royal Madikwe offers accommodation on a per person shared basis to a maximum of 12 guests in 3 free standing Luxury Suites and 1 Royal Villa with spacious interiors, organic textures and beautiful views giving our guests the opportunity to lose themselves in the sights, sounds and smells of the African Bush. Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge also offers the option of exclusive use of the whole lodge, providing a more personal and intimate experience ideal for small groups or families which is available on request. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$815 - US$2 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$815 - US$2 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
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Liza B
13 September 2018|
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Response from Merton H | Reviewed this property |
The vehicles hold about 6 to 8 people. Don’t remember exactly. I don’t remember the meals exactly but I doubt there should be a problem.
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Emma S
16 March 2017|
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Response from Royal_Madikwe | Property representative |
Hahah baboons can be a problem , but not for humans , they just take opportunities to get food , so if u leave a door open they will come in to get to food
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SteveSolihul
24 July 2016|
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Response from Royal_Madikwe | Property representative |
Dear Steve, Thank you kindly for your question. I apologize for the delay in our response. We can certainly serve your meals in the Royal Villa if you prefer. Alternatively meals are served at the Main Lodge in different... More
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"The Honeymoon Suite is incredible!"
hawkeye10001
18 May 2018
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"the honeymoon suite is in front of the pool where the animals come"
MoniqueB3025
06 May 2018
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"Honeymoon Suite right opposite waterhole is great, Royal suite great for 2 couples or friends."
capemicks
10 Oct 2017
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"Some rooms are nearer than others to the waterhole, but not really important"
Walesgrandslam
25 Sep 2017
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