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Motswiri Private Safari Lodge

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Overview
Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve 1560 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

4 nights spent here. Game drives morning and night with Andre the wonder driver/ ranger. Great room ( number 3) overlooking the small but well frequented waterhole. Elephants, Kudu, Impala, Warthogs, a brown hyena and buffalo were all seen. The food was extremely tasty and...More

Thank kblair2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely experience throughout - always welcomed at the door, through to finding my car had been washed at the end! This lodge has 6 cabins arranged in a line along a path - you go past 1 to get to 2 and so on, with...More

Thank PhilR0000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 Star bush lodges have proliferated in South Africa, so one is spoiled for choice. To stand out, they need to be doing something exceptional.Motswiri ticks all the boxes - great service, exceptionally friendly and willing staff, comfortable rooms and tasty food. We were treated...More

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Thank BevSurmon
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Motswiri Private Safari Lodge exceeded my expectations across the board, providing luxurious accommodation for a party of 12 including 5 separate family units with four children ranging in age from 2 to 11 and pensioner adults. We were accommodated in the family bush villa (2...More

Thank kevinjones2018
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food and service. Best game drives I’ve ever had. Very knowledgeable drivers It is very child friendly. We sat on the deck with a drink and watched giraffe, elephants and buffalo come in to drink. I adored being greeted with a warm wash cloth...More

Thank Cindi J
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Description
Motswiri Private Safari Lodge, situated in the western side of the 75 000 hectare, Big Five, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province, forms an integral part of The Madikwe Collection's exclusive ...More portfolio of lodges. As its name suggests, Motswiri Private Safari Lodge is an exclusive lodge offering guests a personal bush experience, which is impossible to replicate in larger concerns. The lodge offer some of the best views in Madikwe as well as the tranquil feel given by the mature trees (mostly Leadwoods) under which the lodge's main building and five luxury bush villas nestle. Motswiri has luxurious accommodation, with each bush villa offering stunning views from private decks and multiple-slider bedrooms and bathrooms. Add double-sided fire places, air-conditioning/ ceiling fans, stunning bathrooms and an outdoor shower and you have a bush experience second to none. Then our Family Villa offer three rooms all with en-suite bathrooms. The Family villa boasts a private lounge area leading out onto a private deck and pool. At the main area of the lodge enjoy the rim-flow pool overlooking the waterhole, have a cocktail under the shade of the Motswiri trees (Leadwood in Tswana) on the main deck or just while away the day in the outside lounge and bar area. Fine cuisine is served in the dining room, under the Leadwood or around a roaring fire in the boma. Staff offer personal service in a relaxed but professional manner and the twice daily game drives are conducted by our rangers whose superb bush knowledge is imparted in the manner best suited to the bush knowledge of the guests on the specially designed landcruiser game viewing vehicle. Motswiri offers the option of individual bookings or exclusive use of the lodge for groups. The lodge is ideal for corporate, family / friend groups of up to ten people who do not wish to share the facilities with other guests. Motswiri is a mere 3- 1/2 hours drive from Johannesburg or for utter indulgence, guests can opt for a fly-in safari to the reserves all weather airstrip. Scheduled daily charters are available via the Federal Air Madikwe Charter Joint Venture Partnership. Lodge tariffs include luxury accommodation, two fabulous game drives per day and all meals. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$590 - US$794 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$590 - US$794 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
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Traveller (264)
Room & Suite (65)
Dining (29)
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AliLom
27 August 2018|
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Response from BevSurmon | Reviewed this property |
Pretty warm! The lodge would be able to guide you better. Day time temps would be well into the 30s.
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ATL495
16 August 2018|
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Response from Virg779 | Reviewed this property |
Only in the lodge
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Marco P
25 March 2018|
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Response from RalfEJahncke | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen such kind of platforms, to be sure you need to ask Park Rangers
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"3 & 4 overlook the waterhole."
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"Rm 1&2 overlook the water hole. Rm 6 is the only one with separate bedrooms for teenage kids and also..."
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"Ask for one of the two rooms that overlook the water hole."
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"Rooms 3-5 have an excellent view of the lodge watering hole and Room 6 has its own swimming pool, kitchen..."
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