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Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Exiting Kruger we stayed at Manyatta Camp in the KwaMadwala nature reserve. A five star eXpierience! Unique design and amazing location on to of the mountain overlooking the African bush. Tania thanks for hosting us and you have a Stunning team! We'll be back....

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Southern Kruger Park
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.A beautiful structure, integrated into the surrounding environment, to stay pleasantly. Good service. We have not enjoyed the activities offered because we had a guide with whom we have made safaris in Kruger.

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Thank Francesca T
Southern Kruger Park
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed only one night. this was too short and recommend at least 2 nights to visit the reserve and attend to the to the activities proposed by the camp. Personal are very friendly and professional.

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Hornslet, Denmark
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I stayed with my two grandchildren for a week and we enjoyed the visit very much. The surroundings are excellent, the huts are charming and seing baboons, warthogs and klipspringers on the lodge was so nice. The gamedriver we had on most gamedrives was excellent. And all staffmembers did ther uttermost to make our stay a good experience. The description...

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

You don't have to go far to see the reserves resident animals, they crossed our paths on the way up to the lodge and we saw the baby giraffe on two occasions - beautiful! The views are stunning, from the lodge, the outdoor shower, the room and my favourite from the loo. (we did find a very interesting snake in...

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Overijse, Belgium
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We did not stay there but we went there for the elephant interaction. I am not exactly in favour of this type of experience as I like to see the animals in their natural environment and love to see them free. This was, however, a pleasant surprise. The rangers really have a good relationship with the elephant who is keen...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Great place to stay. Would recommend to others all day long. Rooms are really unique and adds to the African experience. Isolated location makes for a real quiet and peaceful rest. Pools for kids, staff are really helpful.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A place that all the family loved. Great elephant experience with a nice ranger. We saw the elephants very close ... The rooms are original with a great view. The view from the restaurant is also wonderfull. We will certainly come back.

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Southern Kruger Park
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Recent stay at your lodge for four days which was all inclusive and with a game drive every day we had a mix up at the beginning of of our stay with our booking details we had 1 morning without hothe water and this was rectified right away

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KwaMadwala, General Manager at Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. The reason why the chalet ran out of hot water is, because the camp operates on gas geysers which can run out without any notification. I am glad that your booking details and hot water was sorted out straight away.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Kwa Madala is a very unique experience in the sense that the “Rock Camp” is essentially a group of little “villas” designed to look like big boulders. You have a balcony off the back of your room and your shower is outside with no separate screen (i.e. you’re totally naked looking out in the bush!) It’s actually a pretty cool...

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KwaMadwala, General Manager at Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We are sorry for the inconvenience of the hot water, because of the gas geysers it can run out without any notification. The hot water is checked before clients arrive, but unfortunately it can be the last of the gas left that heated up the water. Yes, we do not believe in television in the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Manyatta Rock Camp’s accommodation is very unique and combines extremely creative architecture with its simplistic elevated rock environment. Looking like giant rocks our unique dome shaped bedrooms are scattered across the rocky outcrop with fabulous views out across the bush from the private wooden deck of each unit. Manyatta has been skillfully designed to blend in with the surrounding natural environment and to ensure that all rooms offer a private wooden deck for bright mornings and lazy afternoons overlooking the African bush. An outside shower and chairs on the deck make the decks very popular with guests. Manyatta Rock camp accommodation is sold including dinner, bed and breakfast. Subtle lighting around the camp and footpaths connect all rooms to the swimming pool, boma, dining deck, bar, day Spa and viewing lounge deck. All 27 rooms are comfortable yet tastefully furnished and infused with elegant African touches. Simplicity in the bush! The bedrooms are air-conditioned with two twin beds which can be made up as a queen size bed. Included is a mini fridge (which can be stocked as a bar upon request). The en-suite bathroom has dual his and hers basins and bath.Six of the accommodation units also feature a separate living room complete with sofa bed. These units are well suited to families with children. Maximum room occupancy in these units is 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under.The beautifully appointed Honeymoon Suite features a large four poster bed, private deck and shower and is ideally located for maximum privacy.Comfortable and elegant without being fussy, Manyatta is praised for its relaxed charm, unique bedroom design and stunning hilltop location.Guests should not walk around unattended at night for their own safety. A ranger is always on standby to assist guests to their rooms with his torch at night. Should a ranger for some reason not be available please ask at reception to be assisted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve

Address: Strydomblok Road | Hectorspruit, Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve 1330, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve
Price Range: RM920 - RM1,056 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“All of them have amazing views and complete solitude.”
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“Fantastic Views from all accommodation on the Reserve.”
107kennyg, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for rooms at the top of the granite outcrop”
chrismF4154GV, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Choose another hotel!”
KeithL134, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
“A room on top of the hill is a must to avoid cardiac arrest when climbing the hill”
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