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    Etali Safari Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          US$1 040
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          Overview
          • Excellent93%
          • Very good5%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
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          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          The Etali Safari Lodge is an over the top, once in a lifetime experience that will never be duplicated. From the game drive guides (Doctor) who gave everything that he had to offer, to the management (Angie-an employee who made my trip feel like I...More

          1  Thank j0annetl
          Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Joanne, Thank you very much for kind review and warm feedback on your experience at the lodge with our team. It was an absolute pleasure making your dream come true and we hope to see you again soon at the lodge! Kind Regards, Koos...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Etali is a special place. The lodges are beautiful, the staff are wonderful, food is out of this world and most of all, the rangers and trackers are able to show you the reserve with all its amazing wildlife and fill your mind with information...More

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          Thank Anna B
          Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Anna, Thank you for taking the time to write such a warm review. We enjoyed hosting you and would love to host you again at the lodge! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We had a fantastic stay at this lodge. We could not fault anything about it and would have been delighted to stay for longer. The rooms were excellent and had an amazing view of the water hole where we could spend hours watching the variety...More

          Thank Richard_0562
          Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Richard, Thank you for taking the time to write your positive and thoughtful review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the delicious, freshly prepared meals at the lodge. We hope to see you again at the...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          The Lodge is beautiful, the staff is welcoming, the food is amazing and the Safari guides will make every effort to get us to the best locations for a great photo opportunity. If you visit Madikwe, this is the place to be!

          Thank gonrod
          Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Gonzalo, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a positive review. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

          Reviewed 18 May 2017

          We stayed at Etali for 3 nights and had a super time. The lodge was very nice and had excellent food and kids activities for our 7 year old twin girls. We had some great sightings and our ranger Jacques was very knowledgable. Would definitely...More

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          Thank Binita P
          Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Binita, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a positive review. It was an absolute pleasure hosting your family at the lodge. We look forward to welcoming you again upon your return. Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$788 - US$1 186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • North-West Province >
          • Madikwe Game Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Etali Safari Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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          Traveller (348)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          simona47
          Did anyone stay in room 3? Can you please tell me where is the location? any good sightings of animals from that room?
          25 March 2017|
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          Response from Sascha C | Reviewed this property |
          All suites are actually great, 3 & 5 are the best ones to see the water hole, where you can see some animals when they come for drinking. By far more animals you will obviously see during the drives in the early morning... More
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          saxon27
          how do you book
          1 September 2016|
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          Response from whitfields |
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          stfreedman
          What is the view like from the rooms that do not have a view on the waterhole? Does one see wildlife from those rooms?
          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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          "Lights are a little dim in all rooms"
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          "Numbers 5 (my room) & 6 are closest to the watering hole. There will be animals in your backyard, off of..."
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          "The waterhole rooms are fabulous.. Shower watching elephants!"
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          "Room 5 if you need accessibility is ideal but I thinbk all rooms have a good view of the waterhole"
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