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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   1791 Geelslang, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A great place with style, cosy and warm furniture in comfortable rooms and several common areas where to relax and meet other guests, welcoming and professional host and personnel, clean and well maintained, excellent food, a small structure for 10-12 guests, VERY relaxing

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Roosdaal, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was amazing!!!! Francois was so great, friendly, humorous, it was a lovely staying! And the food was worth a star of the Michelin restaurants. Also our rides into the kruger park with Kobus were great! It was a dream that came true thanks to them! Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I stayed 5 nights in total at maqueda, this was on of the best experiences of my life. Francois and his family went above and beyond to make our trip very special. All the tours Francois offers are amazing and the guides are great. The three course meal every night and packed breakfast were delicious. I will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

What an amazing experience. This was the top of our 3 weeks tour of South Africa and one of the reasons to come back again. We stayed for 2 nights which we agreed after the first night that it's way too short!! The welcome, food, rooms, atmosphere, game drives, service... All was top. Thank you Etienne for giving us a... More

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Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Had a wonderful family stay at Maqueda. Lovely location, friendly atmosphere. Good food. teenage children also enjoyed it immensely. Friends had recommended it and now we do. Looking forward to next visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The highlight of this lodge is the very warm hospitality offered by Francois and his family. Nothing is too much trouble and they try to anticipate your wishes. The food also deserves a special mention. The cooked breakfasts are fine, the packed breakfasts (for early safari starts) are also fine but the four course dinners are something special. An honour... 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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