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Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What an incredible 4 days this was and in the most beautiful place. From the moment we arrived we were looked after so so well and the staff were simply amazing. We met our guide for the safaris, Jason who was fantastic, knew so much about every animal, bird, plant and even the stars when we went out on a...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our accommodation was fantastic, overlooking the waterhole where we could watch elephants and hippos. The food was always excellent and the staff couldn't do enough for you. We loved every minute of our 3 days there. The twice daily game drives were always interesting and we saw all the big animals right up close. Chris, our ranger knew everything about...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our 2nd time to the Eastern Cape having been to Shamwari for our honeymoon many years ago and this time with the children. Kichaka is a fantastic place with huge rooms (cottages is more apt) with decks and plunge pools. The food is delightful and the facilities such as the Spa and pool overlooking the watering hole are...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your stay with us at Kichaka. We are thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your time with us and especially with Chris. Thank you for recommending Kichaka and we so look forward to welcoming you all back again one day. Until then all the very best from us all at Kichaka.

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was simply an amazing experience on every level. The lodges are very spacious and luxurious, with extra touches such as candles being lit while guests are at dinner, complimentary sherry every evening and home made biscuits with a free mini bar. The bed was huge and very comfortable and the private terrace had a plunge pool. Robes and slippers...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

We are most grateful to you for your detailed review of your stay with us at Kichaka. Thank you for taking valuable time out to inform future guests of what they can expect when visiting our lodge, we really appreciate it. It was our pleasure that you had an unforgettable experience and it will be an honour to welcome you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a 3 night stop at the game reserve and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Very friendly staff and lodge room was very comfortable. Great view over the waterhole and watching hippos, water buffalo and antelope from our private deck and plunge pool was wonderful. Ashley our ranger was extremely knowledgeable and tracked many animals for us to see, including...

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NW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For all those still deciding which private game reserve to choose in the Eastern Cape area: look no further! What can we say? This has to be one of the best experiences we have ever had! It is difficult to describe: the sheer atmosphere, ambience and beauty of the main lodge, the guest lodges with private plunge pool (which could...

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Walton on the Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reccomended to me by a friend, Kichaka was everything I hoped for and more! In no particular order: The staff were wonderful - friendly great sense of humour. Service par excellence. Cuisine exceptional. Game drives sensational - Kris, our driver, was a a fountain of knowledge with regard to his knowledge of both animals, birds and flora. This really was...

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

What an incredible family experience. And what a wonderful lodge! We visited Kickaka in December of 2016-- we were 2 families, 4 adults and 4 kids ranging from age 9 through 13. We couldn't have been more pleased with our experience. Ashley, who led our game drives, was so incredibly knowledgeable. He was kind, upbeat and respectful of the animals...

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Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 9 January 2017

A repeat visit during our Christmas break. Staff were as welcoming and attentive as ever. I felt the rooms were looking a little tired from our previous visit - a little tlc needed here and there. Our bath tub was dirty so we didn't use it. Decking by plunge pool needs attention in some areas. Game drives were fun despite...

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London
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely rooms - there are 10 all the same, albeit some have a direct view of the watering hole. They are spacious and well appointed and the service and turn downs faultless - they even made the bed on our last morning while we were on a game drive. On arrival you drive up to the main gate and are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in a private game reserve in the malaria-free Eastern Cape, Kichaka is the perfect place to enjoy a Big Five safari experience in quiet luxury. Feel instantly at home - the lounge and dining areas are positioned to offer uninterrupted views across unspoiled bush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge

Address: Assegaai Bush, Grahamstown 6148, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: RM3,043 - RM3,975 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Some rooms have views over the watering hole but all rooms are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles sim0nct, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All lodges are beautiful and you will be lucky to have one over-looking the water-hole as this is not guaranteed”
 of 5 bubbles ACK66Pepe, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are identical (10 rooms) but there is a couple higher up that have a better view of the watering hole.”
 of 5 bubbles JudithWilson, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view and are particularly luxurious!”
 of 5 bubbles brunospb, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a view of the watering hole to see Harry the hippo!!”
 of 5 bubbles 417anitam, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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