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    Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

    Krokodildrift, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent93%
          • Very good5%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          “our honeymoon” (47 reviews)
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          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          This was my fourth trip to a South Africa but by far the most spectacular. I travelled for 14 hours on South African Airways; was picked up at the airport and driven the four hours to the Sanctuary Makanyane Safari lodge where I spent the...More

          1  Thank Nancy K
          Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Nancy Thank you so much for your kind review. We were delighted to welcome you to the lodge and so happy you were able to travel with your bother, a long-time friend of the lodge. We hope to welcome you back with even more...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          What a place to stay. The service is amazing, the accommodation is perfect. And arriving in your room after dinner to a roaring fireplace is just to good. I would like to thank everyone that made my stay unforgettable, especially Lynette the Manager and Kaiser...More

          Thank All_fred27
          Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you so much for your review, and for taking time out of your busy schedule to stay at the lodge. It was a great pleasure to meet you and we are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at Sanctuary Makanyane!

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          While we can only aspire to the level of Makanyane commitment shown by another couple who has visited the Makanyane 11 times and stayed over 50 nights, we recently completed our fourth visit, and continue to believe you could not have a finer safari experience....More

          1  Thank GodukeAtlanta
          Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that you had a good time and that everyone enjoyed their stay at Makanyane. It was, as always, terrific to have you, your family and your friends to stay at the lodge, you...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          My husband and I have just returned from a eight night stay at Makanyane Safari Lodge. This was by far the best safari experience we have had. Our ranger Darryn was awesome, we saw the true big five (including black rhino) cheetah and wild dogs....More

          3  Thank Rachel H
          Reviewed 20 May 2017

          There's not one thing I would have changed about our stay at Santuary Makanyane. Our room was stunning, the food was excellent and abundant, and the staff was just terrific. Everybody on the staff is friendly and efficient. But, of course, the reason to go...More

          2  Thank KatieMargaret
          Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 22 May 2017

          Thank you so much for posting your review. We are very happy that you had such good luck on your game drives, the big 5 in one drive does not happen all that often and catching up with the wild dogs is always a treat!

          Jamala Madikwe
          286 reviews
          #1 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
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          573 reviews
          #7 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
          Impodimo Game Lodge
          348 reviews
          #3 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
          Etali Safari Lodge
          457 reviews
          #4 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
          • Spa
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
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          • US$423 - US$1,332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • South Africa >
          • North-West Province >
          • Madikwe Game Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Makanyane Safari Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          CMH33
          Quick question, we are starting to get our packing sorted as we are arriving in 2 weeks. How chilly is chilly in the mornings I'm planning on plenty of layers. Also how warm will it get during the day? Last question, we are staying for 5 nights and wondered what people do between game drives? Is swimming an option in July? Thank you!
          18 June 2017|
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          Response from Tim A | Reviewed this property |
          Hi Lots of warm layers required for the morning game drives but they do give you blankets to keep warm. During the day it can get up to 25 degrees so swimming is possible. You will just chill between game drives, take a book... More
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          CMH33
          Spiders...having read a few reviews about them taking up residence in your room this freaks me out a bit. Yes yes I know it's the bush what did expect, we're going beginning of July. I'm hoping that the winter keeps them at bay. Wishful thinking?
          20 May 2017|
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          Response from LL321 | Reviewed this property |
          I agree the rooms are super clean but of course you are out in the bush so you have to accept that you are at one with wildlife most of the time, which is part and parcel of what makes it such an incredible experience. We... More
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          phoenix213
          When you go on the sleep out do you go after the evening drive? Then do you get the drive the following morning? We can't wait for our trip.
          25 March 2017|
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          Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge | Property representative |
          As special as the experience of a night at the hide is, we feel that it shouldn’t interfere with your game drives! So we recommend going on your evening drive, coming back to the lodge for dinner and then heading out to the... More
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          Room Tips
          "all the rooms have a great view so the choice is not difficult."
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          "Room 5 has a lovely view of the water & we saw hippos!"
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          "We were in villa 1 and felt like we were the only room on the reserve."
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          "All the rooms are gorgeous, but 6 has the best view of the river"
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