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Lodge 415 Hans Merensky Golf Estate, Phalaborwa 1390 South Africa
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#1 of 40 Speciality lodging in Phalaborwa
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Lize de Klerk wrote a review Apr 2021
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Ons is so bly ons het Matimba ontdek! Daniela en haar span het ons abosoluut op hulle hande gedra die Paasnaweek! Toe ons daar aankom was ons opgradeer na die “honeymoon suite”. Die kamer en badkamer is groot en stylvol en die buitestort onder die sterre was defnintief ‘n hoogtepunt! Martin, die binnehuisesjef, het aand op aand homself oortref, waarvan die braai in die boma ‘n GROOT bederf was! Elke oggend was daar ook ontbyt om van te kies en te keur en selfs toe ons vroeg uit wildtuin toe gaan, was daar n koelsak wat vir ons wag met snacks, water en koffie vir die dag! Daar was ook n massage wat ons op die deck by die rivier gevat het en dit was absoluut die geld werd, maar wat die meeste uitgestaan het was die aandag aan detail en die sorg wat Daniela-hulle tref om seker te maak mens het ‘n onvergeetlike tyd. Ons stel ook definitief die Lemondela & tonic drankie en die Dom Mimmo nagereg voor, vir iets buitengewoon en vervrissend. Dankie, Daniela, ons sien julle gou weer! - We’re so glad we discovered Matimba Lodge! Daniela and her team treated us like royalty this Easter weekend. Upon arrival we were upgraded tot the honeymoon suite. The room and bathroom were spacious and stylish and the outdoor shower under the stars was definitely a highlight of the stay! Martin, the in-house chef, outdid himself every night and the braai in the boma area was a big treat! Every morning there was also a large breakfast selection and even when we left early to the Kruger Park, there was a bag waiting for us with snacks, coffee and water for the day! The massage on the deck was absolute value for money, but what really stood out for us was the attention to detail and the extra mile Daniela went to ensure we have an unforgettable time. We highly recommend the Lemondela tonic and Dom Mimmo desert that are made with their locally brewed liqueur for something different and refreshing. Thanks Daniela, we will see you again soon! Lize & Gideon xxx
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from alberto Scattolin, Proprietario at Matimba Bush Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Lizl & Gideon Thanks so much for the beautiful review. We really appriciate that you enjoyed the stay and specially our Lemondela creation. It was our pleasure meeting you and hope to see you soon at the lodge Daniela, Alberto & Matimba staff
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renettem2014 wrote a review Mar 2021
Port Alfred, South Africa3 contributions
We had the perfect stay at Matimba. We were treated like royalty and nothing was too much trouble for the team. Breakfast was delicious and our bedroom perfect. Wish we could stay longer but we will certainly be back!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from alberto Scattolin, Proprietario at Matimba Bush Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks so much for taking time and giving us this outstanding review. We appriciate that you loved our breakfast and hope to welcome you again for a longer stay. Daniela, Alberto and Matimba team
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Mining Historian wrote a review Nov 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
This is without doubt the most perfect place I have stayed in South Africa. It has a sublime setting being situated on the edge of a picturesque dam where you can happily spend hours on the desk watching crocodiles drift by and birds catching fish and listening to the hippos. The rooms were beautifully appointed and I especially enjoyed the outside shower - a very unique feature! But, by far the best feature of the lodge is the unparalleled hospitality. Daniella, the hostess, is warm and friendly and it was a real pleasure whiling away the time in conversation about Phalaborwa, the local communities and the Kruger Park.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from alberto Scattolin, Proprietario at Matimba Bush Lodge
Responded 22 Nov 2020
Thanks so much Jade for your 5 star review. We really appriciate your positive feedback specially in this hard times. You put a big smile on our faces and we hope you will visit soon again. Daniela , Alberto and Matimba staff
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italian-german wrote a review Nov 2019
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The week spent here was exceptional in many ways. Exceptional are the owners Daniela and Alberto: Daniela with her love and care for the people, Alberto with his passion for the wildlife. Exceptional is the staff: Martin's fantastic dinners. Sharon, Shirley and Patience always attentive and pleasant. I'm sure I will return soon to this beautiful place, where I felt instantly at home.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from africanoKruger, Proprietario at Matimba Bush Lodge
Responded 30 Nov 2019
Dear guest Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We promise to keep our standard and hopefully you will be back soon. Alberto, Daniela & staff
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Andreas P wrote a review Jul 2018
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We stayed here for five days and had the best time ever. The location is wonderful, the service is excellent and there are a lot of outdoor activities organized by the owners of the lodge. They know the place very well and can introduce you both to the wild side of nature and to the local community. Daniela is a very friendly and open minded woman and you can really tell that she loves what she does. We can highly recommend this bush lodge.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$111 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South AfricaLimpopo ProvincePhalaborwa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Matimba Bush Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Matimba Bush Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park (4.6 km) and Foskor Mine Museum (3.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Matimba Bush Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Matimba Bush Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Matimba Bush Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Matimba Bush Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bushveld Terrace Hotel - Restaurant, Buffalo Grill & Bistro, and Gholovan Pub & Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Matimba Bush Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Matimba Bush Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Matimba Bush Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Matimba Bush Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Is Matimba Bush Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.