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Madikwe Safari Lodge

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Reviewed 2 days ago

From the moment we arrived until departure, we were treated with first rate service. Our safari guide and the entire staff including our meals were outstanding. The decor of our suite and the commons areas were stunning, very in tune with nature, yet all the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent 4 wonderful nights at Kopano Lodge. We had already arranged to get married there as a mature couple. We were met from the light aircraft with a celebratory drink by the manager Shawn and Patrick before the short drive to the lodge. There...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent three nights at Lelapa Lodge in Madikwe with our 11 and 13 year olds. From the moment we arrived in the small plane it was an incredible experience. The landing strip was a smudge in the bush as we flew in and we...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot fault Madikwe Safari Lodge - we as a family enjoyed our 4 nights there tremendously! We were well looked after in all possible ways - the kids loved their stay very much! To celebrate our Anniversary the staff even arranged for a private...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Lelapa Lodge and had a very memorable experience enjoyed by all of our group - 5 adults and 4 children. Our guide Josh went above and beyond to show us many animals, including lots with babies which we all loved. The lodge...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Spa
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Price range
US$1 147 - US$1 510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$1 147 - US$1 510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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hafsabashir
20 December 2017|
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Response from jpa531 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely amazing experience for anyone any age!, our trip was in October and the weather was perfect, jackets in the early morning and evening, nice and warm in the afternoon. I would assume dec is very warm and August... More
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ddikelly
13 July 2017|
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Response from Johan C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for this late reply, I think a family lodge would be fine, you just need to ask management for an additional child's bed.
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Stephie306
4 April 2017|
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Response from alan652 | Property representative |
Dear Stephie306, Thank you for your enquiry. May is generally a cooler month with very few mosquitos, I would however suggest using an insect repellent in the evenings (this is also supplied by the Lodge). It would not be... More
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"All rooms are the same. Make sure you go down to the pool as there is a water hole where you can view..."
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"We stayed at the Lelapa Lodge and it was great!!"
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"Get room 5 or 6 if with kids; closer to the pool"
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"If you want to be close to the main lodge ask for family suite #5 or room #6, these are each closest to the..."
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