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    Marataba Safari Lodge

    Rooiberg Road | Marakele National Park, Thabazimbi 380, South Africa
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent91%
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    2 days ago
    “Wonderful Marataba”
    4 days ago
    “High expectations substantially surpassed. Awesome family safari”
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Free Internet
    5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Our stay at Marataba was truly exceptional and made my 40th Birthday celebrations all the more special. I would especially like to mention our guide, Adam who was first class in respects and a credit to Marataba - his bird knowledge was truly outstanding. Charlotte,...More

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    1  Thank RachelLuise77
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We chose Marataba due to it being malaria free and suitable for kids 6 onwards. We though the actual safari would be a bit tame but got that wrong - it was excellent. Accommodation is excellent. Luxury for sure. Secure. Very comfortable. Lots of hot...More

    1  Thank Chris L
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The best ever. We loved it. We have been on lots of safari all over Africa but this was the kids first safari and they were up and keen to go every morning. You are perfectly looked after. The place is beautiful and the safaris...More

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    2  Thank franant2017
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed in one of the beautiful tent/villas that overlook the watering hole and mountains. It is an incredibly beautiful location and the tents are well-equipped with a huge bathtub and everything you could need. It is basically a small villa. Unfortunately on one of...More

    2  Thank zaamissbowtie
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This was our first safari and won't be our last. The lodge and accommodation is stunning. The service is exceptional and makes it an unforgettable experience. Nothing was too much of an ask, in fact we were encouraged to ask for more with the manager...More

    2  Thank Charlotte F
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Minibar
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$965 - US$1,368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    sophieswift
    I have heard very mixed reviews about the amount of game to see. I understand there is an element of luck, but I don't know whether to spend a bit more money and go up to Kruger instead if I am guaranteed to see more wildlife. Any day would be much appreciated as this is for our honeymoon.
    28 March 2017|
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    Response from willie1975 | Reviewed this property |
    Good morning, it does depend everyday how many wild animals you will actually get to see. Yet Madikwe is Malaria free and Krueger is not?? I did enjoy Madikwe every minute every day the personal service we received was... More
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    Sharon R
    We will be visiting in August with our 11 and 13 year old boys. Do the boys have a bed or put me up to sleep in? Also is it chilly in the evenings? Many thanks.
    3 January 2017|
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    Response from Gawie G | Property representative |
    Hi Sharon, Yes, the boys will have comfortable camping beds to sleep on. They will be accommodated in your room. August evenings tends to get a little bit chilly as this is the end of the winter but the days are actually... More
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    Philippe B
    toto70, votre commentaire me fait vraiment penser à une histoire de toto (bien connu en France) tant il est ridicule! Comment justifier un tel commentaire alors que 97% des voyageurs trouvent ce lieu extra. Vous pensez sans doute vous souvenir que vous y êtes allé, mais ce n'était qu'un cauchemar, vous pouvez vous rendormir...
    19 December 2016|
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