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Etali Safari Lodge

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“watering hole”(72 reviews)
“game drives”(118 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can only fall in love with Etali, this is definitely one of my favourite places on Earth! The serenity and personal service are a cut above the rest. It was our second visit to Etali and both times I cried on departure. This magnificent...More

Thank Candice T
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Dear Candice, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was a great pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we hope to see you again soon for some more Soul Food! Kind Regards, Koos...More

Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Etali Lodge more than lives up to the glowing Tripadvisor reviews. Game Drives are designed to give you exposure to the heart of Natural Africa..Each drive is unique and viewings begin shortly after leaving the gates of the Lodge. Our Ranger/driver Lazarus and Alfred our...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 12 March 2018

Dear Keepongoing, Thank you for taking the time to write such a warm endorsement of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are glad to hear that we exceeded our stellar reputation during your stay and that all the attention to detail...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I (12 in all), have just spent a wonderful time at Etali Lodge in Madikwe. The staff were fantastic, with service always delivered with a smile. Our game ranger Lazarus, and tracker Albert, were excellent. Their bushcraft was awesome, and they taught...More

Thank Herbie S
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Herbie, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are very glad to hear that all aspects of your stay were so memorable and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Koos...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I looked into a few places for a brief safari stop on my way from Jo'burg to Gabs and decided on Etali Safari Lodge as it was quite close by car and I had never been to Madikwe before. Having been on several safaris in...More

Thank Bryan P
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Bryan, Thank you for taking the time to review your memorable day visit with us. We hope to see you again soon for a longer stay! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Etali is a beautiful property! The competent and kind staff made our experience unforgettable. The food is absolutely delicious! The game rides could not be better, both our Ranger and our Spotter were amazing and knowledgeable. What a fantastic trip!

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Thank Ana W
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Dear Ana, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very glad to hear that all aspects were so memorable. We look forward to hosting you again soon for another fantastic trip!

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Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
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Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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US$1 112 - US$1 864 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$1 112 - US$1 864 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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simona47
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
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saxon27
1 September 2016|
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stfreedman
31 August 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
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"Room 5,6 and 7 (my personal favouite) All these rooms overlook the waterhole and are close to the main..."
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"Request a room with view of the waterhole"
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"Room 6 had a great view of the watering hole!"
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"There a a few suites that overlook the watering hole - some great sights from your balcony!"
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