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Reviewed 23 February 2016

I came here with my mother after visiting Kruger Park. The lodge was absolutely stunning - I never wanted to leave. We stayed for 4 nights and there were only 2 other guests at the lodge. It was romantic and would love to come back with my husband - but was also an amazing experience for mother and daughter. The...

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sheffield
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We spent 4 wonderful nights at this outstanding lodge. The lodge has a very personal feel especially with all the art and sculpture. There are only 5 suites on the property with a very large central lodge so it never feels crowded. all the suites have there own deck with a plunge pool larger than some swimming pools ! The...

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Thank chrispf
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Mateya offers several very private, luxury villas with good views. Main area for dining and library old fashioned and generous. Lousy internet connection, limited to one small room. Food is quite creative and tasty. Service is efficient, but lacks warmth and charm. Game rides are great, dedicated professional trackers easily find all the desired big game. This area has several...

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Thank Michael N
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2015

5 Star safari Lodge located in in the North West Province approx. 3 ½ hours- 4 hours drive from Johannesburg. Madikwe does have its own airstrip which offers twice daily flights with Federal Air from Johannesburg that take approx. an hour. . The suites are all very private and offer a very high standard. They are very spacious with their...

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Thank Nikkie P
Kent
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Wow what a truly amazing experience! We stayed six nights in this fantastic safari lodge. Villas are so spacious and luxurious - there was nothing more that could have made them more comfortable and welcoming. There was also a sun deck - table chairs, sun loungers and a plunge pool - all ideal for relaxing after an early morning game...

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Thank CollieDog58
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

OK, this lodge is simply wonderful. Very high end, very private, very comfortable and really unique. The service was personal, warm and wonderful. The safari guide and tracker increadibly skilled and knowledgable. We could not have had a better experience - except longer! We will be back.

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Thank AJ00174
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I stayed at this loge in May of 2015. The service and staff were AMAZING. Everyone was so nice and friendly answering questions and escorting our game runs. The room (each room in it's on building) was lovely with fine linens and textiles. We had our own pool and deck over-looking the reserve. It was fun to stand on your...

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1Thank athomeinpositano
The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 June 2015

This was the second time I visited Mateya safari lodge. And it was again an amazing experience. The rooms are incredible, the food is totally superbe, nice drinks and snacks. And the game drives are absolutely the best. They take the time and really do there best to show you all the animals. The rangers are passionate and really give...

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Portola Valley, California, United States
Reviewed 25 January 2015

My wife and I visited Mateya for eight nights over Christmas 2014 and it was spectacular. We travel often and love safari so we have lots of context and we're happy to tell you that Mateya is awesome! Below is a bit more color: Game Viewing - Fantastic and abundant animals. We saw all the big five (although the leopard...

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1Thank Jason P
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

We travelled in Madikwe Game Reserve btw Dec 24 and 31 and stayed in 4 different lodges including Mateya. All were very different but Mateya was the best if you are looking for privacy, pampering and relaxation in a luxury lodge. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was great. Guests have unlimited access to the owner's vintage wine...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Mateya Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: RM5,160 - RM6,982 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mateya Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“their are only 5 rooms at the lodge, all stunningly beautiful, super comfortable, and very privet”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have a great view of the watering hole that the animals come down to.”
 of 5 bubbles DouglasM32, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Suite 1 is the closest and there are no steps.”
  • private deck on suite
  • Private pool on deck of each suite
 of 5 bubbles Christine375, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are exquisite”
 of 5 bubbles ChristianBoix, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All Villas offer the same unique luxury.”
 of 5 bubbles Tuppy1Brisbane, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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