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Maqueda Lodge

4.0 of 5 1791 Geelslang, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Genuine and friendly place with fantastic food and very nice guided safari. Situated in the bush surrounded by magic sound of the wild life. Thankyou for à wonderful stay. I wished we could have stayed with you longer.

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maqueda Lodge is a home from home. Food is top class, service is outstanding - friendly, warm and caring atmosphere. Location is wonderful and we could not have wished for a better place to stay - thank you to all at Maqueda.

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Francois-v-d-Nest, Owner at Maqueda Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and we are very glad that you enjoyed the visit and the food We appreciate your visit All the best Francois & Maqueda family More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Wow. Impressed as soon as we arrived at this wonderful lodge. Outstanding service, much to see and do and so close to Kruger Parks Cocodile gate. The food served at Maqueda is exquisite and we even received an operatic solo from one of the hosts, Etienne - unbelievable! Thank you Francois and your team at Maqueda. We look forward to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

What an amazing experience. This was the top of our 3 weeks tour of South Africa. We stayed for 4 nights.The welcome, food, rooms, atmosphere, game drives, service... All was top. Thank you Etienne and his family (especially Papa)for giving us a great farewell for our vacation. Can't wait to host you back at land of smile(Thailand)

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Maputo, Mozambique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Excellent host (Etienne) and the food could not be better. Maqueda Lodge represents excellent value considering that the service and the food are of the very highest standard. It is a great getaway for 2 to 3 days of relaxation. We had our 10-year old with us and made a last minute request for children's food for dinner and amazingly,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

From the moment we were met by Titus at Nelspruit Airport we felt we were embraced by Africa. Etianne was there to meet us at the Lodge & was an essential cog in the duration of our stay. While other lodges may be within Kruger, this family run venture was everything we hoped to capture within our limited stay @... More

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stayed at Maqueda beginning of Sept. '14 just for 2 nights. Francois and his team offer a perfect service. His mother should have more than one Michelin star because her meals are outstanding. The lodge is a beautifule small location and perfect for trips to Krugerpark. If/when we come back to South Africa, Maqueda for sure will be on... More

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Francois-v-d-Nest, Owner at Maqueda Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Ralf I will definitely let my mother know of what you thought of her food she will appreciate it a lot We really hope to see you again Warm Maqueda regards Francois and the Maqueda Family More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We could not have been happier with our stay at Maqueda Lodge in Marloth Park. It was quiet and peaceful with well organised game drives into the Kruger. Our host Francois could not have done more for us, from coffee at 5.00am before our game drives to picking us up at 9.30pm after dinner in the Kruger. Nothing was too... More

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Francois-v-d-Nest, Owner at Maqueda Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind word Angie, it was so nice having you guys from Aussie land visiting us - it is really a long trip and we really appreciate it very much Warm regards from Francois & the Maqueda Family More

Aalst, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed as a family of 9 at the Maqueda Lodge. We really enjoyed our time at the lodge - very nice accommodation nearby the Kruger park and we enjoyed very professionaly organized game drives. All the rooms were spotlessly clean and the service was excellent! François was incredibly helpful, courteous and kind - the food was worthy a star... More

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I is always so nice to have a big family visiting and seeing how you guys enjoyed and appreciated everything Thank you once again for visiting us Warm regards Francois and the Maqueda Family More

Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Much cheaper than staying in Kruger, but so close to it. Still have plenty of animals roaming through Marloth Park. The food and service are outstanding. Francois and family take very good care of their guests. They organized all the safaris and day trips I did. Brilliant. Totally recommend the Panorama Route as well as Safaris. Swaziland wasn't so great... More

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Francois-v-d-Nest, Owner at Maqueda Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you guys as our guests, and thank you for your kind review Warm regards Francois and the Maqueda Family More

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Address: 1791 Geelslang, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Maqueda Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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