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Jamala Madikwe

SA HotelsUS$1,102*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Clarksville, Maryland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful experience at Jamala Madikwe. Everything was perfect. The staff made certain that we were always comfortable and anticipated our every need. The food was outstanding. I can't imagine how Nico manages to produce such wonderful, fresh meals out in the bush, but he succeeds everytime. The lodge sits by a large watering hole that always had...

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Nico V, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear ggb Thank you. I am delighted you enjoyed the cuisine, it can certainly be challenging at times. I am so excited that you enjoyed every aspect of the lodge and the memories created for you. The waterhole has been nothing but spectacular in the last couple of weeks. We hope you will consider us again in your future Safari...

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

From our arrival at Abjaterskop gate, our drive across the reserve, our greeting at Jamala, our fabulous accommodation, the wonderful meals and excellent game drives with Lucky, until our exit at Molatedi gate two days later everything was five star. We enjoyed everything from the little things, the scorpion shown to us at night by Rodney, to the big things,...

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Nico V, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Stulynne Thank you for this review. I am so glad Jamala Madikwe could create such wonderful memories of Africa for you. I hope that you will return to us in the future. All the best The Jamala-ian's

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful location, luxury perfect accommodation, best food, excellent service,amazing safari, especially the guides, it was a feeling of being best behaved and protected.. There is no better stay than there at Royal Jamala Madikwe..we will come back..

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Nico V, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Juliah Thank you for taking the time to send us this kind review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future.

Chobe National Park
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at Jamala Madikwe spoiled us. It was the highlight of our trip to South Africa. Lazarus our guide was so experience & had wonderful stories to tell. He made us so happy by spotting the African Hunting dogs! Loved sitting at breakfast and watching so many animals playing at the waterhole. So many wonderful things to say about...

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Nico V, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Rick N It was such a pleasure having you stay with us at Jamala. I will pass all your kind comments to the team. We hope you will visit us again in the future. Regards

south africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous Game, Guiding and Gourmet food! Thank you for a wonderful bush retreat, a 5 star experience! The setting, service and staff were fabulous, I hope to return with the rest of the family, in the meanwhile Ill reminisce with the recipes!

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Nico V, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl I am so pleased you enjoyed the Jamala experience. We look forward to having you return to us in the future. Enjoy the recipes and hopefully next time I can share my New Cookbook - Safaris and Spices with you. All the best from the entire team

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for making our trip so amazing. Your staff is friendly and very professional. We enjoyed our stay tremendously. Everything was perfect from the small details to the big gestures made by all of the staff members. Watching the animals especially the elephants every morning at breakfast, was one of our plenty highlights.

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Nico V, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Lize Thank you for spending time with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed the experience and we look forward to hosting you again in the future. I will pass all your kind comments to the entire team.

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone who visits Jamala Madikwe is soo lucky. What a beautiful adventure! Recommended for families with older children or anyone who can remember this amazing place for the rest of their life. Fantastic lodges, crew and guides! Thank you!

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Nico V, General Manager at Jamala Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Johanne Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate all the kind comments. All the best

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just such a wow factor from the time you arrive, service and staff excellent . Sitting by the waterhole and seeing the animals a real bonus, couldn't ask for more . Safari trips and guides so knowledgable,

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Dear BrianD Thank you we are so happy to have you stay with us. I hope you can return in the future to enjoy more that South Africa has to offer.

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard much, but Jamala Madikwe lodge surpassed all expectations. I admit that my wife and I were somewhat anxious coming to a high end luxury lodge like this with a young child. However, Rodney, Nico and their team were gracious and went out of their way to accommodate our family. One of the ladies on staff provided nanny...

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Dear Willjohnson Thank you we are so pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of the lodge. We truly enjoyed having you stay with us. I hope Jamala Madikwe has left you with incredible safari memories.

Pretoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about Jamala is wonderfully exclusive. The rooms are exclusive and upper class. The food is the best to be found any where. The service is friendly and helpful. Every thing is catered for. Will go again for sure!

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Dear Marietjie Thank you for this wonderful review. I hope Jamala has left you with great memories. We look forward to your return in the future.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jamala Madikwe is an intimate and elegant safari lodge located within the 75 000 HA malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa's North West Province. Each of the five sumptuous and elegantly appointed suites offer private decks and rim-flow swimming pools. Madikwe is home to all of the Big 5 and most of Africa's top game species which includes a spectacular array of general game in addition to a very successful breeding program for the endangered wild dog. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jamala Madikwe

Address: | Madikwe Game Reserve via Molatedi Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: RM4,619 - RM6,660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jamala Madikwe 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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