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Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived we never wanted to leave. The staff were absolutely fantastic and everyone went out of their way to ensure we stayed in absolute luxury and never wanted for anything. The rooms were completely private, even down to the individual pools...More

Thank Fiona B
Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Fiona, Thank you very much for your kind review and all the compliments! 4h45 is indeed early, but definitely worth it! And then you can have a nice siesta after breakfast! We hope to see you again soon! Regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are couple in our late 60s. We needed to find malaria free game reserve with excellent facilities, good service and Manager who would listen and understand our needs. I have chosen this reserve over numerous options due to great reviews and great Manager, Mr....More

Thank Irina T
Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Irina, Thank you very much for your kind review and we look forward to having you here soon! Safe travels. Regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Madwike Hills offers great game drives with very knowledgeable guides and trackers. We enjoyed 10 game drives during our stay and each one was different with some thrilling chases. Highlight would be the wild dogs as pictured on their jeeps. We were lucky to have...More

Thank David k
Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear David k, Thank you very much for your review. So glad to read that you loved the drives as well as your room and the view of the animals from the room. We apologise that the food did not live up to your expectations;...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I’ve been to Madikwe hills and I love it. The staff are super friendly and efficient and went to soooo much effort to make our anniversary special, even running our bath and writing our names out in rose petals The...More

Thank jozitam
Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello jozitam, Thank you so much for your kind review, hoping to see you again soon for your 3rd visit! Regards,

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

If you like nature but don’t want to miss being pampered and spoiled, this is the place. It is a super luxury boutique lodge, in absolute harmony with the surroundings. Everything is there, but without exaggeration. The facilities are exquisite and, most important, in full...More

Thank kYazitzoglou
Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 28 December 2017

Dear kYazitzoglou, It was such a pleasure to have you and your family here over Christmas! Thank you very much for your kind review and all the compliments. Madikwe is truly a special place - no day visitors allowed and no guests are allowed to...More

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Pool
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$1 666 - US$1 877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$1 666 - US$1 877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Shirley2810
28 January 2018|
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Response from HannesMadikweHills | Property representative |
Hello Shirley28, Madikwe Game Reserve is owned by North West Parks Board (National Park). We are allowed to go off road in many areas but there are some areas where off loading, for example on the plains where the soil is... More
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Lynda2040
4 December 2017|
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Response from HannesMadikweHills | Property representative |
Hello Lynda2040, Thank you for your question. There is no dress code: some guests like dress up whilst others come to dinner in the same clothing they wore on safari. Most guests wear smart casual to dinner. Regards,
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Shirley2810
8 November 2017|
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Response from HannesMadikweHills | Property representative |
Hello Shirley2810, We are open the whole year through, also over Christmas and New Years. On Christmas morning you will go on a 3 hour safari. On return you will enjoy a leisurely breakfast on the main deck overlooking... More
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"If you are elderly or unfit I recommend a room closer to the main centre as the stairs can be a challenge."
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