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    Etali Safari Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
    011 27 12 346 0124
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    • Excellent93%
    • Very good5%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “watering hole” (68 reviews)
    “game drives” (115 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    The best game reserve I have been to without a doubt , the ease off getting there The location is perfect the accommodation is the best without a doubt the staff extremely helpful and professional. Game watching was abundant all in all a wonderful experienceMore

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    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 8 November 2017

    Dear Elan, Thank you for taking the time to review your return visit with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are very glad to hear that your visit was, once again, a memorable one and we look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind...More

    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    From the moment we entered the gate, we were treated with care and friendliness. Inside the lodge it’s easy to forget you are in a remote safari park in Africa. The amenities are outstanding, and the rooms like any 5 star hotel. Yet when you...More

    Thank mmccambridge
    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 8 November 2017

    Dear Cambridge Family, It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

    Reviewed 6 November 2017

    Our stay in the Etali Safari Lodge was PERFECT!! Very very friendly and georgeous and helpful staff, very good food, perfect location, the game drives were fantastic, with the exception of the leopard we saw all the big 5 - our guides Lazarus, Alfred and...More

    2  Thank 238monika
    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 7 November 2017

    Dear Monika, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve, it was an absolute pleasure hosting your family at the lodge. I do note you comment on our main pool not being heated and would like...More

    Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

    First - my sincere apologies to the amazing team at Etali for posting so late! We went on a family vacation with 13 people - 5 Kids and 8 adults. Service, food, game drives, rangers - everything surpassed our expectations! We were all vegetarians and...More

    Thank Shivani D
    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 6 November 2017

    Dear Shivani, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review and warm endorsement of your stay at the lodge. It was an absolute pleasure hosting your family at the lodge and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos...More

    Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

    Travelled here from UK via Joburg. The lodge is beautiful. Rooms & communal areas are well appointed, clean & stylish. The food is particularly good. We liked the daily specials at breakfast & lunch. The dinner on the deck certainly was fine dining. The dinner...More

    Thank Dave_and_Gilly
    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 6 November 2017

    Dear Dave and Gilly, Thank you for taking the time to write such a warm endorsement of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We hope to see you again soon at the lodge. Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

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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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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • US$1 131 - US$1 639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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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
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    "bungalows facing the water hole add to the experience"
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    "Feedback from guests suggested that all rooms were of a good standard and well located."
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    "View at the waterhole"
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    "Room 6 - right above the waterhole and nearest to the restaurant"
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