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    Kololo Game Reserve

    Bakkerspas, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
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    • Excellent68%
    • Very good27%
    • Average3%
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Excellent start of our trip. Good help for arrival and staying. Friendly people. Good quality for money. Dinner was delicious, breakfast incl. Good for staying for several days. Nice place in the middle of the nature...

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Exellant6 location and view of the area from a great covered terrace. Full day game drive was well executed with a knowledgeable guide. kitchen lighting for food prep was limited (had to use headlamp) in sink area.

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    Response from KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game ReserveResponded 5 days ago

    thank you for your review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and game drive with us! We will take the necessary steps to improve the light in the kitchen. Kind Regards, Kololo Game Reserve

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is an ideal holiday for children. It's not the place if you're looking for authentic game drives and real wildlife. Many animals are fed and are therefore very used to people. This is great for kids. The lodge we were in was well furnished...More

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    Response from KololoGameReserve, Marketing and sales at Kololo Game ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. We will check the maintanance issues and repaire them! Kind Regards, Kololo Game Reserve

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Our first time visit to Kololo was wonderfull All our expectations came trough We have decided when we come again... we curtainly must stay longer !! Thanks to the staff and all personal, which make our stay in Kololo a wonderfull holidayMore

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    Response from KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us so much that you would like to come back again. Just let us know if you wish to return and we hope you will enjoy a memorable holiday once again! Kind...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Everything you need, especially if you are self-catering and still enjoy the availability of a restaurant and the other bells and whistles. The rooms are clean and new, the game drives are excellent, and the service in general is impeccable.

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    Response from KololoGameReserve, Marketing and Sales at Kololo Game ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for your kind remarks about your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back again sometime! Kind Regards, Kirsten Jansen

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$129 - US$314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Waterberg >
    • Vaalwater
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    Lady Di M
    21 February 2016|
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    Response from Ryan T | Reviewed this property |
    Di. They don't have their own transport. There is however a transfer company that they use. It cost quite a bit. I t costs one way R2000. Chalet average standard is approximately R1550 per person per night. However I don't... More
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    nuttynys
    2 June 2015|
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    Response from KololoGameReserve | Property representative |
    We are located 3,5 hours car drive from Johannesburg.
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