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Situated in the centre of Mashatu Game Reserve and in close proximity to the Majale River, Mashatu Lodge is an oasis in this landscape. Each suite is supremely comfortable, tastefully decorated and features air conditioning, large spacious accommodations and generous bathrooms. This is the ideal camp for independent travellers and/or families travelling together with all suites designed to comfortably accommodate children.
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Mashatu Game Reserve 3603 Botswana
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Francistown Airport198 km
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This was my second visit to Mashatu's Main Camp and it just reinforced why I wanted to come back. Great location in the Eastern Kalahari, lots of elephant, giraffe, lions, cheetah, leopards and abundant birdlife. Lops and his team were always very eager to ensure our visit was
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Response from KellyEvansMashatu, Director of Sales at Mashatu Lodge (Main Camp)
Responded 18 Nov 2018
Hi there Thank you so much for visiting Mashatu again! We are glad that the game viewing was up to your expectations and that Lops and the team made you feel welcome and comfortable at camp. We hope you will visit us for a third time. Best wishes and kind regards The Mashatu Team
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This is a truly magnificent and unique place. The location and setting are ideal (wildlife comes to the water hole near main eating area and can be seen from the porches of some rooms). The rooms and food are excellent but perhaps most importantly the guides and especially the
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Response from KellyEvansMashatu, Director of Sales at Mashatu Lodge (Main Camp)
Responded 18 Nov 2018
Hi there Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate all your commendations. Yes, our guides have an average of 12 years each on Mashatu and are part of the family. Great to hear the trackers and guides were “beyond compare.” Thrilled you managed to experience the hide!! You are correct, it’s a must-do activity. We hope you will return to visit us again soon. Best wishes and kind regards The Mashatu Team
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We had spent the first night in the Tent Camp and the second two in the Lodge. Everything was better than one could imagine. I had a large room -- almost the size of a house -- with a view over the countryside. Furnishings were excellent with plenty of space to relax as one
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Response from KellyEvansMashatu, Director of Sales at Mashatu Lodge (Main Camp)
Responded 18 Nov 2018
Hi Gerald Thank you for your review. Yes, Mashatu is a photographer’s playground and we are happy to hear you had such a great time at the hide too. Great to hear that all round you loved your time with us. Do visit again soon. Best wishes and kind regards The Mashatu Team
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The game drives in Mashatu are the most intense ones we have experienced. The skilled rangers and spotters took us on a fairytale journey into the wildlife of this vast and rough park. We encountered not only the big5, but countless other animals. Botswana regulations allow the
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Response from KellyEvansMashatu, Director of Sales at Mashatu Lodge (Main Camp)
Responded 18 Nov 2018
Hi Willem Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Yes Mashatu game viewing leaves your heart beating just a little bit faster...fantastic you had such good viewing! Mashatu is private land and hence you could drive off road and after dark, unlike other national parks in Botswana. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best wishes and kind regards The Mashatu Team
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I really love this place where you feel welcome and spoiled on every details. Rooms are so big and nice that you feel being at home and everybody has is own corner. We could go on safari feeling free to let our baby with the very nice babysitter and he had fun with all the staff
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Response from KellyEvansMashatu, Director of Sales at Mashatu Lodge (Main Camp)
Responded 18 Nov 2018
Hi Noella Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that the Mashatu staff made you feel so welcome. Yes you will have to visit again soon then; that oxtail is exceptional!!! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes and kind regards The Mashatu Team
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You can't drive on your own in Mashatu. When placing a reservation you will be picked up at the boarder to South Africa. Of course the reservation will include the accommodation, full board and game drives.
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Drinks are extra - you keep a record and then pay for them at the end
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Bernie we stayed at Main Camp but two other women we flew in with stayed at Tent Camp and we saw them a couple of times and flew out with them. They said it was quite glamorous and they loved it - they said the only minus was the walk to the loo at night. I didn’t realise it didn’t have aircon. Personally I’d go for the main camp. If you’re a photographer you’re going to love it!
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Good afternoon. Let me see if I can help you: 1. There are two camps. The Lodge comprising suites which can comfortably handle three people sharing. Your group would require 2 suites for six visitors. 2. The Tented Camp only accommodates a twin in each tent. So three tents would be necessary. Walking safaris are optional extras whereas the vehicle safaris are included in your rates. Further information is available on our website. Many thanks David
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Good morning. Many thanks for rating Mashatu on Trip Advisor. I have noted the adverse notes on sleep, cleanliness and service which is in stark contrast to your glowing review. I wonder if there is anyway you can write to Trip Advisor and ask them to amend it? Perhaps you can edit your review on Trip Advisor as the contributor. Either way, Mashatu will be unable to do so. I really appreciate your message and your kind words of Mashatu and I am delighted that Mashatu delivered for you during your stay, including the horse and cycling safaris. Best regards and many thanks again. David
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"All are seemingly the same. See above. Large and spacious. Nicely furnished."
"all rooms are similar, I like to be closer to the main dinning area as you are always back and forth from meals to game drives."
"Our room (15) was closest for my Dad to walk to but fab as you can see the waterhole."
"We could see the water hole from our room when elephants came calling!"
"Room 16 - the presidential suite!"
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