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    Buffalo Ridge Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Traveller (145)
    Room & Suite (22)
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good17%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “local community” (18 reviews)
    “game drive” (20 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Laundry Service
    Paid Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 141 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Room: private, clean, good bed, amazing shower view. Staff, brilliant. Franco the ranger, brilliant. Saw big 5 + dogs and cheetah over 3 days (you'll need 3 days). Got very close to animals - meters from lions and cubs, only needed 200mm + crop DSLR...More

    Thank andysausage
    Response from Chris R, General Manager at Buffalo Ridge LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for your feedback, hope to see you again in the near future.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Beautiful Lodge location, great game viewing, good service and delicious meals are just some of the highlights of a stay at Buffalo Ridge Lodge. I can definitely recommend this Lodge to Travellers looking for a good value for money Safari experience in the Madikwe Game...More

    Thank Sabrina876
    Reviewed 8 November 2017

    We have stayed at Buffalo Ridge five times over the past three years. It is our favourite holiday destination in South Africa. The staff are friendly, the accommodation is spacious and comfortable, the food is good, and being in the bush, in a community-run lodge,...More

    Thank JaxRose
    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    Stayed here for three nights. Great place to stay, very relaxed, simple but good food and willing to cater for dietary peculiarities. Game drives were excellent - Elliot our ranger was fantastic and had eyes like a hawk. Saw 4 out of big five -...More

    Thank Mike6258
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    We made the quick trip across the Border from Gaborone and were not disappointed with this great community run lodge. It ticked all the boxes for us. 1. Excellent game drives where you would never be with more than 1 or two other cars (at...More

    1  Thank James H
    Response from Chris R, Managing Director at Buffalo Ridge LodgeResponded 7 September 2017

    Thanks very much for your feedback, much appreciated. Glad you had a great experience. Hopefully we see you again in the near future. Chris Rightford

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$252 - US$1,389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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    Traveller (145)
    Room & Suite (22)
    Dining (7)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (104)
    Family and Play Areas (7)
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms 1to4 are closer to the main area"
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    "Room 7 & 8 are quite far from main lodge. Better to be closer."
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    "There isn't a bad villa"
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    "We were in a Lodge a short walk away from the main building. At night we were escorted back by one of the..."
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