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    Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve | North West, Madikwe Game Reserve 2865, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$1,007
          US$976
          US$1,007
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          Overview
          • Excellent94%
          • Very good4%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
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          “wild dogs” (51 reviews)
          “plunge pool” (34 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Madikwe Safari Lodge
          566 reviews
          #7 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
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          1 - 5 of 413 reviews

          Reviewed 4 days ago

          We stayed here for 4 nights and had a great time. The lodge is very nice and the rooms are HUGE. A big bathroom, bedroom and even a nice sitting area. The patio is also great because it overlooks a watering hole where elephants, giraffe,...More

          Thank miantosca
          Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

          Dear Miantosca, Thank you very much for your kind review - the suites are very spacious! about 150 square metres each. I think what they meant with "in the middle" is that we are close to the centre of the reserve, giving us a big...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Madikwe Hills which was an unreal experience. Spent 2 nights at the lodge which was just magical - excellent food, superb accommodation, truly friendly service and unbelievable game drives thanks to Kenny and Charlie. The rooms are...More

          Thank Hardus E
          Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

          Dear Hardus E, Thank you very much for all the praises! It was such a pleasure to see you again after all these years, time is flying by way too quickly! We hope to welcome you back again next year for your next anniversary treat!...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          This place is truly perfect, the lodge is luxurious with wonderful beds, private outside Jacuzzi and shower. The room was more a suite with a well stocked fridge and a wonderful deck overlooking a waterhole which was constantly in use by elephant, antelopes, lion and...More

          Thank janine6
          Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

          Dear Janine6, Thank you so much for your detailed and kind review - private plunge pool, outside shower, healthy food and delicious wine, friendly service, excellent game drives with minimal vehicles - all things that make a safari unforgettable! We hope to welcome you back...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We arrive early morning for breakfast and we did get a bit lost from main gate to finding the lodge, but during our mystery tour we were fortunate in seeing both elephants and Rhino's walking along the road in front of us. Park staff where...More

          Thank kirsty L
          Reviewed 10 April 2017

          We, as a family of nine have just spent three nights at Madikwe Hills, it was amazing, the rooms had everything we needed, the food was excellent and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Our guide Sam and his supporter Herman were brilliant,...More

          Thank Hanjo4
          Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

          Dear Hanjo4, Thank you very much for all the praises! We hope to see you and your family again soon! Regards,

          Madikwe Safari Lodge
          566 reviews
          #7 of 23 Speciality lodging in Madikwe Game Reserve
           
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$1,055 - US$1,589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 12
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • North-West Province >
          • Madikwe Game Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Madikwe Hills Private Game Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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          Traveller (373)
          Room & Suite (82)
          Dining (31)
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          Hotel & Grounds (259)
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          feliceh
          I shall be coming I hope to madikwe hills from Cape Town. I can fly to joburg and presumably a connecting flight to madikwe. Which is the best way to do it?? I do not want to drive from Johannesburg
          3 April 2017|
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          Response from Gerri R | Reviewed this property |
          You take a charter flight from Jo'burg to Madikwe. Our flight left in the morning, so we flew into Jo'burg the night before.
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          feliceh
          I shall be coming I hope to madikwe hills from Cape Town. I can fly to joburg and presumably a connecting flight to madikwe. Which is the best way to do it?? I do not want to drive from Johannesburg
          3 April 2017|
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          Response from 3592david | Reviewed this property |
          Hi Feliceh, Federal air do all the flights to and from Jo'Burg and the game farms. Email Madikwe and they will arrange the flights and pick you up from the airstrip. you can only take soft bags on these little planes so we... More
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          Stella W
          What clothing do we need for safaris in april
          29 March 2017|
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          Response from HannesMadikweHills | Property representative |
          Hello Stella, April is still nice and warm during the day so you will wear shorts and T-shirts. The early morning safaris as well as the late evening ones can get a bit chilly so you will need a fleece or jacket and long... More
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          Room Tips
          "Room 10 has a waterhole to watch from your deck but others also have spectacular views etc."
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          "didn't stay over but the breakfast, game drive and lunch was excellent value for money and the restaurant..."
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          "Get the 2 bedroom suite if it is available"
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          "We had room 5 which was stunning."
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