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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Certificate of Excellence
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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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Charming
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport47 km
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All reviews heated plunge pool watering hole game drives water hole animal sightings rooms are amazing special requests the reserve total privacy spa treatments safari lodge wild dogs large deck an amazing experience boma dinner within hours personal service
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Response from Trail579251, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

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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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

Thank MalmesburyDave
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 1 week ago

This was our fourth visit it the Etali Lodge. This lodge is really well run and provides a relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable environment. The game drives work really well and this time we saw the elusive leopards, wild dogs and cheetahs as well as all...More

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Thank PeterLLancashire
Response from Trail579251, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peter, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Return guests, like yourself, are the greatest feedback we could hope for. We look forward to your fifth visit! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Etali Safari Lodge for 2 nights. We had kosher food, which was also well organized by the lodge and was tasty. We took part at two mornings and two evenings safari whiche were excellent. The ranger and trakker that accompanied us...More

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Response from Trail579251, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cruiser, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. As mentioned in your post most time between drives at the lodge are filled with relaxation, meals and spa visits. We also have a gym at the lodge and the option...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is fabulous! 5 Star all the way! The entire staff was so friendly and accommodating. Beautiful setting, delicious food, beautiful rooms. Rangers are so knowledgeable about the terrain and the animals. Loved every moment of our stay!

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Thank 141lylew
Response from Trail579251, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lyle, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

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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 Tips
"Ask for Doctor as your guide, Matt as your tracker. Fantastic!"
Mike_45454545
2 weeks ago
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"Room is 5 and 6 opposite the waterhole"
MalmesburyDave
06 Oct 2018
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"View of water hole"
r0dney47
11 Jun 2018
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"Lodge 5, private with great view of waterhole yet close to main lodge"
Z8960PNpaula
04 Jun 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$1 101 - US$1 380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
etali safari hotel madikwe game reserve
LOCATION
South AfricaNorth-West ProvinceMadikwe Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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