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Strand, South Africa
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The lodge, the rooms set in the midst of beautiful nature, all offering great comfort with style and charm (and an incredibly fast wifi !) - the romantic Boma opening directly onto the pound where wild animals come for a drink - and a peek at the audience ! - really make it a most enjoyable place to be on...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Cape to Cairo, Thank you very much for your wonderful and detailed review. It was a pleasure to host you and meet you personally. Until next time! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Where to start! It really is the most amazing place. The staff were superb, so friendly and they remember your names, likes / dislikes etc (fat removed from my bacon by day 2) ! The rooms and especially the beds are very comfy and everywhere is incredibly clean. Every meal is 5*.... I want the recipes for it all! Every...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Claire, Thank you very much for the fantastic review. It was a pleasure giving you the full Etali service including the personal touches that our repeat guests have become accustomed to. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stayed for two nights. Exceptional in all respects. Comfortable room, excellent food, wonderful staff, great game viewing. The heated whirlpool at each room was special. Imagine sitting down for dinner on a deck overlooking a water hole and seeing about 20 elephants arriving for a drink of water (cute babies included). And then some impala and after them a young...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ari, Thank you for sharing your memorable stay with our Tripadvisor community. We hope to see you again soon at the lodge! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Kyle, Matthews, Prince, Maudly and the entire staff at Etali provided one of the best experiences we have ever had while on holiday. Every attention to detail was met with professionalism and care. We were greeted with open arms upon arrival, made to feel at home throughout our stay and left as members of the family. The adventures during our...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JPFEFFE, Thank you for sharing your experience with our Tripadvisor community. It is always a pleasure hosting guests who gain a true appreciation for Etali and the Madikwe Game Reserve. We look forward to hosting you again in the future! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Vereeniging, South Africa
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed at Etali Safari Lodge for two nights as a family with small children. Our stay was very special and wonderful memories were made. The room was large and had a feel of comfort and luxury. The deck and private pool was a great place to watch the many animals at the waterhole. The food and drinks were great...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Daleen, Thank you for the kind, detailed and thoughtful review. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we hope you return soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was a memorable visit. Our 6 year old loved the place -- and that says a lot. Animal sightings were everything we were hoping for. Small touches in service really made a lot of difference: from warm water bottles in a cold winter morning on drives to a special birthday cake to our 6 year old. We would definitely...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Webtraveler99, Thank you very much for the great review. We are glad to hear that all the extra touches Etali prides itself on. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Musselburgh
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first safari on our first trip to South Africa, we couldn't have asked for a more perfect experience. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we were so well taken care of by Anji and her team, nothing was too much trouble. Beautiful lodges, delicious food and drinks, fabulous spa. The game drives were...

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Conways, Thank you very much for the kind and positive review. We are very glad to hear that your stay at Etali was so memorable and look forward to hosting you upon your return. Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Staff were superb, food was divine, rooms were welcoming, requests were honored immediately, and we found the Big Five with our rangers within a two hour time game drive! Now what else could we ask for? Second trip to Etali. This is the select game lodge of choice.

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jerri, Thank you for your return visit and for your fantastic review. We look forward to hosting you again! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 10 October 2016

What an amazing experience from start to finish. From the warm, friendly greeting at Molatedi gate to arrival at the lodge where every need/desire is taken care of by all members of staff to the best game viewing from the comfort of the deck. It is simply the kind of place you want to return to as often as possible.

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mimmie, Thank you very much for the kind review. It is always appreciated when guests notice our specialised and focused service at Etali. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Madikwe Game Reserve
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Intimate Safaris with Jan and Harry Schwab. We ook 14 guests to Etali Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We had amaxing sightings...leopard, lion, cheetah, pack of 15 Wild dogs, amazing herds of elephant, Cape buffalo, zebra, giraffe, black and whit rhino....we saw everything. Guests has incredible service, lodging as well as the most incredible service at this beautiful...

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Dear Jan and Harry, Thank you for the kind review, we look forward to hosting many more guests from Intimate Safaris! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Etali Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: RM3,173 - RM5,399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Etali Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Book the rooms closed to the main deck with view on the water hole : 5, 6 & 7”
  • Shared swimming pool & deck
  • Shared swimming pool & deck
  • Swimming pool
542didierc, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“any room is good as you hardly stay in the room”
simona47, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the watering hole (room 5 and 6 I think?)”
BD_Singapore, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They all seemed the same to me”
JoanK883, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room is a great room, you're in the bush and secluded from all other guests.”
JPRothmann, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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