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Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge

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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 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.
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R 49 Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874 South Africa
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Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport37 km
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We spent 7 nights at the Royal Madikwe and they were an absolute dream. The place is unique as it is right in front of a waterhole - elephants, giraffes, zebras and other animals come by every day to drink. You can watch them while relaxing in the pool. The staff was simply
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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge
Responded 22 Oct 2018
Dear Royal Friends, We thank you for taking the time to write such kind words about our lodge and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! The waterhole continues to buzz since your stay as giraffes, buffalo and heard of 30 plus elephant enjoy a drink as they pass by. Your compliments about our staff brings smiles to our faces! We are glad to hear to our team made you feel treated. It is important to us to uphold our high standards across your stay and The Royal Madikwe Team is pleased to hear that your time with us on your African safari was memorable. We greatly look forward to welcoming you back soon for another exciting safari! Wildest Wishes, Kevin and Simoné And The Royal Madikwe Team
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We had such an incredible stay at Royal Madikwe. We went with friends for my birthday weekend and have left with such special memories. The service is absolutely amazing, such friendly staff. Simonè who welcomed us was there for anything we needed throughout our whole stay
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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge
Responded 29 Aug 2018
Dear Royal Friends, The Royal Team is delighted to read your kind compliments about our home, we greatly appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thank you for sharing your birthday celebrations with us, we are glad that you and your friends had such a wonderful time. Kevin talks about the amazing sightings you had and mostly the fun out in the bush. It is important to us that you do feel comfortable and that your interests are met; your compliments about Kevin makes us smile. Our Royal Kitchen strives to uphold its fine standards and it is such a pleasure to hear that Amos delighted your taste buds, he sends his regards to you and your friends. We look greatly forward to your soon return! Wildest Wishes, Kevin and Simoné And The Royal Madikwe Team
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We LOVED our experience at Royal Madikwe Lodge!! Our guide and tracker, TJ, was so fun, sweet and knowledgeable!! We looked forward to every excursion with him! The food was fantastic and beautifully presented! The accommodations were beautiful. So glad it was part of our
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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge
Responded 19 Jul 2018
Dear Royal Friends, It was our pleasure to have hosted you and your family during your holiday to South Africa. Your guide, TJ had such a lovely time out on safari, enjoying all the beauty the Madikwe Game Reserve has to offer. Thank you for sharing this special family memory with us and for your compliments about our food and luxury suites. We are delighted that the family felt comfortable with us.We do hope to welcome you back for another African safari stay with us soon! Wildest Wishes, Kevin and Simoné And The Royal Madikwe Team
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It can be difficult to explain why a place is so special and this is the case with Royal Madikwe. Everything about this lodge in the Madikwe Private Game Reserve is on a different level, giving you a truly royal experience. The main lodge building is beautiful and spacious with
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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge
Responded 10 Jul 2018
Dear Royal Friends, The Royal Madikwe Team thanks you for your kind words, you have brought smiles to our face! Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our beautiful African home. We pride ourselves on ensuring a warm and comfortable stay with us and we are delighted to hear that all aspects of your stay was enjoyable. It was our pleasure to have hosted you and your wife and to be a part of celebrating your special anniversary. Doctor had such an amazing time out with you in the bush and all our staff enjoyed chatting to you to find out all the exciting adventures you had on game drive. We are happy to say that our little family of Klipspringers still make The Royal Madikwe their home. We once again thank you for your recommendation to our lodge and we would love to welcome you back for another safari stay with us! Wildest Wishes, Kevin and Simoné And The Royal Madikwe Team
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My wife and I were privileged to spend our honeymoon at the Royal Madikwe Safari Lodge in the Honeymoon Suite. What an amazing place. From the moment we arrived to a warm welcome from Elaine and Simoné, to our departure the staff could not have done enough or been more helpful.
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Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge
Responded 21 May 2018
Dear Royal Friends, It brings us joy to hear that you enjoyed such a memorable time whilst on your honeymoon. Thank you for sharing this special moment with us and for writing such kind words about our lodge. The Royal Team takes pride in ensuring every aspect of your stay is comfortable and we are happy to hear that is true. It was always a pleasure to welcome you both back from your time spend with Kevin in the bush and discussing all the exciting adventures you shared! The view from your honeymoon suite is breath taking with all the passing by animals stopping for a drink at our waterhole and continues to be busy. Your words in your review saying “everyone should go on safari at least once in their lifetime, and it should be here!” will stay close to our hearts! Thank you! The entire Royal Team looks greatly forward to welcoming you back for another safari stay with us! Wildest Wishes, Kevin and Simoné And The Royal Madikwe Team
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The gorgeous view from our private plunge pool deck.
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Bottom Deck with Elephants
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Can we have lunch on a Monday and what times.
Good Day, Thank you for your request. We do provide either lunch or high tea every day at around 14h00 to guests who are staying with us. If you have an existing reservation, kindly provide me with details and i will happily answer any further queries you may have. Best Wishes, Cherie Whitfield
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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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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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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 locations each night. Kind regards, Lauren van Tonder Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge
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Please could you tell me, does the Emperor Suite have its own plunge pool? Terry Jones
Dear Mr Jones Our apology for the delay in responding to your question, this is very unlike us as a Royal team. We had a thunderstorm and very welcome rain , which temporarily took our internet connection down, and we were also ensuring that all guest were comfortable and dry , having returned from a drive and were enjoying high tea! the emperor suite does not have a plunge pool as it is in the prime location of being closest suite to our lovely infinity pool and which has the advantage of swimming in the pool and frequently seeing elephants come for a drink of the overflow water. I hope this answers your query , but please do not hastate to contact us if you have further questions,
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"Honeymoon suite - private, quiet, overlooking the watering hole, private plunge pool"
"I would suggest calling the lodge in advance and talking through the different options because there are many different ones to choose from."
"The Honeymoon Suite is incredible!"
"the honeymoon suite is in front of the pool where the animals come"
"Honeymoon Suite right opposite waterhole is great, Royal suite great for 2 couples or friends."
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PRICE RANGE
US$806 - US$2 365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaNorth-West ProvinceMadikwe Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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