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Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa
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Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport59 km
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A small lodge, only 5 "cabins", but it is equipped to the "9's". You arrive in a gated area, and are met with warm towels to clean your face or hands. Original artwork, including full size bronzes and oil paintings are throughout the facility. The meals are fabulous and a dinner
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Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari Lodge
Responded 30 Dec 2017
Dear Douglas, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive experience of Mateya Safari Lodge. We hope to welcome you to Mateya again in the future. Warmest regards from all of us.
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We spent a splendid 3 days here, and can recommend it heartily. Our affable and knowledgeable guide (Daniel, with tracker Sam) gave us a marvelous experience. We saw the big 5, plus cheetah and wild dogs (!) and lots of other species (hyena, warthogs, birds galore). We also got
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Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari Lodge
Responded 30 Dec 2017
Dear Andrew, Thank you so very much for your detailed and most kind feedback of your stay with us. It is so heartwarming to hear of the positive impact our team had on your stay and I will be sharing your lovely write up with the staff too. You have been very lucky with the wildlife sightings indeed. We all would love the pleasure of welcoming you back. Warmest regards from all of us at Mateya Safari Lodge
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After 28 safaris over 35 years, I'm a pretty good judge of what to expect. Going to Mateya was part of my "business" as I operate a safari company as well as a Travel Management Company. Mateya is in the Madikwe area of South Africa near the Botswana border. No malaria meds
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Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari Lodge
Responded 30 Dec 2017
Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again soon! Warmest regards from all of us at Mateya Safari Lodge
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From our arrival at the nearby air strip everything went smoothly. We were greeted by our guide and tracker who quickly gathered our luggage and took us to the property, only a 15-20 minute drive. The food was excellent, service 5-star and the game viewing beyond my
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Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari Lodge
Responded 02 Jan 2018
Dear Christine, We are so pleased that you had such an amazing stay with us and its always so rewarding for us when our guests take the time to let us know how enjoyable their experience was! Thank you for your very kind feedback. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Warmest regards from all of us at Mateya Safari Lodge
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There are only a handful of outstanding rooms. The meals were the best and the staff overflowing with information and helpfulness. Our Guide Joe and tracker Paul insured we saw something new and amazing each day of our 5 day stay the big 5 in one evening drive! Almost more
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Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari Lodge
Responded 02 Jan 2018
Thank you very much, we appreciate your time writing this review and your positive feedback. We hope to see you again in the future! Warmest regards from all of us at Mateya Safari Lodge
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Good Morning Thank you for your enquiry Check in times are reserved for 12H00and check-out time is set at 11H00. The Mateya Team
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"There are only 5 suites; number 1 is closest to main lodge."
"All rooms are very private...we loved suite 2"
"come in dry season when all the animals go to water holes and you can view them from the rooms."
"Suite No.1 is closest to the dining facilities and the safari vehicles"
"If you struggle with steps then ask for a suite close to the lodge"
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South AfricaNorth-West ProvinceMadikwe Game Reserve
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5
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