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Etali Safari Lodge

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Etali Safari Lodge has earned a reputation for offering our guests a unique and personalized luxury African safari experience, wherein nature, relaxation and comfort combine to form an unforgettable memory. Whether out on safari, enjoying a massage in our spa, dining on our gourmet cuisine or simply relaxing next to our waterhole while local wildlife comes to you allow us to make your next vacation truly unforgettable. We cater to all dietary requirements including strictly Kosher. Families are welcome at Etali Safari Lodge.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport47 km
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Etali is the ultimate, luxurious bush experience. Upon arrival the attentive staff warmly welcomed us into the world of a safari style lodge in the middle of big five country. Our spotless room was equipped with a significant level of attention to details including a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Leaving a dull uk our plane climbed through the clouds into bright sunny skies, a young voice made all smile when he announced loudly “ mummy I think we are up in heaven” it may have been an overstatement but for sure Etali is as...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Trail579251, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 8 October 2018

Dear Dave, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are very glad to hear that, after 40 years of searching you have finally found our little piece of paradise. Your review perfectly summarises all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Etali Lodge made me think of the Garden of Eden -- beautiful setting, delicious food, outstanding service and room, and fantastic Game Drive Guides. It was a wonderful place to rest and reflect, celebrate and converse.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from etalisafarimadikwe, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dera NorthStar, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was a pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great people, excellent service. Very nice location in the park. The Park Ranger and the tracer did and excellent job, fining all 11 of the wild dogs for us. Also tracked the lions which we saw over 20 lions.More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from etalisafarimadikwe, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Meander, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are glad to hear that you had some fantastic sightings and a great experience with our team. We look forward to hosting you again soon!...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

The hotel is amazing and the crew is beyond amazing. They are always there for you. We love the food and they managed to cook tasty vegetarian food. The room is clean and cozy with a refreshing private pool and fascinating view. In the second...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Trail579251, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 9 November 2018

Dear Lu Fonta, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It is always welcome when guests appreciate all the attention to detail that goes into the Etali Experience. We hope to see you again at...More

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25 March 2017|
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Response from JonSyd | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just stayed there. its a short walk from the lodge , 2-3 min tops. Its probably the most private of the lodges, but it does not have a direct view of the water hole. It is however one of the " roads" taken by the... More
1 September 2016|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms are lovely, but I think the only ones with a clear view are those near the waterhole. Remember though that the real opportunity to see animals are on the game drives in the morning and evening. During the... More
Room Tips
"Ask for Doctor as your guide, Matt as your tracker. Fantastic!"
27 Oct 2018
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"Room is 5 and 6 opposite the waterhole"
06 Oct 2018
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"View of water hole"
11 Jun 2018
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"Lodge 5, private with great view of waterhole yet close to main lodge"
04 Jun 2018
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US$1 142 - US$1 603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
etali safari hotel madikwe game reserve
South AfricaNorth-West ProvinceMadikwe Game Reserve
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