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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   1791 Geelslang, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011
65simona Rieti, Italy
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Rieti, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

the lodge is very nice and the atmosphere is really romantic; the owners are very kind and do anything possible to make you enjoy your stay. Etienne and his mother are excellent chefs! The Kruger park is about 30 min. far and the Marloth itself is a park where you can meet giraffes, zebras, monkeys..... When you are travelling during... More

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Johannesburg , SA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

We booked out the entire lodge for a 3 day family celebration weekend. I can echo everything that has been said about this marvellous place and the extraordinary family that has created it, but there is also a symbiosis that is generated between them and their guests that is totally unique. It is as if they know what you want... More

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Emerald City/ Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

Our Ngwarati Safris Host arranged all our places to stay and Maqueda Lodge was a gem of a find! An amazingly quaint and elegant home away from home. We were at ease at once from our all day Kruger travels. Etienne and his mom Joyce were wonderful hosts. The lodge was a jewel with it's unique furnishings and ambiance. The... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

Exceptional hospitality, fabulous food, wonderful style and decor, comfortable rooms, good value.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011

Can't say enough about the beauty, luxury, and service at Maqueda. As soon as you arrive you are greeted with warmth and treated like royalty, The food is delicious and the meals are long and luxurious. Enjoyed the evenings and conversations by the fire (and the wine!). Maqueda also coordinated all of our drives into Kruger (saw all five of... More

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Centurion, Gauteng
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2011

A stunning lodge with amazing hosts. We had the best time with great food and great company. Etienne made us feel like family.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

This is a beautiful lodge house in traditional style, on Marloth Park about 25 mins drive from Crocodile Bridge gate of the Kruger Park. Its high spacious thatch room spans a roomy communal living and dining space, over two floors. The furnishing is beautiful - sumptuous, rich dark colours giving a feeling of comfort and luxury. The catering is excellent... More

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cartagena spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

Etienne did not know anything, we saw on Trip Advisor, we saw they had good reviews. I contacted them by email from Spain and from the beginning treated us with kindness and warmth. On arrival we were greeted with a bottle of champagne very fresh. We qyue the 4 days we were like we were family, are absolutely delightful, you... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

We consider ourselves fortunate to have stumbled across this gem of a lodge run by Etienne and his mum Joyce.We have stayed in many 4 and even 5 star lodges/guest houses in Africa but have never been made as welcome or treated so well .The lodge is beautifully decorated and the rooms furnished with the best white linen. Etienne's enthusiasm... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

The BEST holiday my boyfriend and I have EVER experienced! I was born in Africa but my boyfriend has never been and we both had a WONDERFUL TRUE BUSH experience. The lodge is phenomenal! Simple yet pure luxury. Our flight from JHB had been delayed and our bags were not on our flight so we arrived at the lodge tired... 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*
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Maqueda Lodge is a 4 star Luxury Boutique Lodge that offers the highest standard of service in a tranquil exclusive private venue. Nestled in the heart of the Wild Frontier, bordering the Kruger National Park, this family run lodge only accommodates eight guests in plush and beautifully decorated interior. You can expect to have all kinds of visitors during your stay, as an abundance of wild animals roam freely. There are more than 300 species of birds and abundant wildlife in a Nature Conservation area (5000 ha) that shares a ± 17km border (the Crocodile River) with the Kruger National Park. ... more   less 
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