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    Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge

    R 49 Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 3674
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    • Excellent95%
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    “water hole” (27 reviews)
    “watering hole” (32 reviews)
    “african night” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 196 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    My family and I have spent 3 days in Royal Madikwe Safari Lodge, and it was an extraordinary, one-in-a-life experience. We have been pampered with a great service, fantastic food, beautiful rooms and amazing gaming. We'll keep this holiday in our heart forever.

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    Thank V4147BTdanieleb
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The Royal Madikwe Safari Lodge was an incredible experience for us and our friends - where else in the world could we wake up to see the elephants, buffalo, zebras and so many others at the watering hole just outside our balcony. The staff were...More

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    Thank rfrancis700
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We had 4 absolute exiting days in the Safari Lodge. The location in the Madikwe Ressort is perfect. Located on the hills with a perfect view about the Reserve. The daily arranged schedule starting with the wake up call, 3 hrs morning Safari, breakfast time...More

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    Thank thomaskW198BR
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I don't think there are enough superlatives to describe just how wonderful the Madikwe Game Reserve & Royal Madikwe Lodge are, the game drives with the extremely knowledgeable and skilled ranger Doctor were incredible, he made memories for us which will last a lifetime. We...More

    Thank Conways70
    Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Royal Friends, It is always a good time whilst out in the bush and we are happy to hear that Doctor made your safari interesting as well as experiencing such wonderful wildlife encounters. We appreciate your compliments of our team and we are glad...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Royal Madikwe provided us with a fantastic all round experience . Nothing too much trouble for the great staff. The Lodge overlooks a waterhole so you can sit and watch much of the Big 5 and more go by. The accommodation is premium class the...More

    Thank stuartainslie
    Response from Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Royal Friends, Your kind words bring smiles to our faces! It is always lovely to hear that we could make your stay with us memorable. Thank you for taking the time write a review of our African home. It was such a joy to...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$760 - US$2,220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • South Africa >
    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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    Emma S
    17 March 2017|
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    Response from Royal_Madikwe | Property representative |
    Hahah baboons can be a problem , but not for humans , they just take opportunities to get food , so if u leave a door open they will come in to get to food
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    SteveSolihul
    24 July 2016|
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    Response from Royal_Madikwe | Property representative |
    Dear Steve, Thank you kindly for your question. I apologize for the delay in our response. We can certainly serve your meals in the Royal Villa if you prefer. Alternatively meals are served at the Main Lodge in different... More
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    17 September 2015|
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    Response from SurreyFusspot | Property representative |
    Dear Mr Jones Our apology for the delay in responding to your question, this is very unlike us as a Royal team. We had a thunderstorm and very welcome rain , which temporarily took our internet connection down, and we were... More
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    "Honeymoon Suite right opposite waterhole is great, Royal suite great for 2 couples or friends."
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    "Some rooms are nearer than others to the waterhole, but not really important"
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    "It was lovely to have a room that had a fire place as it was mid winter. It would have been better if the..."
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    "We were some way from our children - which is both good and bad. If want to be close together suggest you say..."
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