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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rhenosterhoek Spruit Road, Private Bag X1665, Mabula Private Game Reserve 0480, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful game lodge with wonderful animal sightings! Rooms are nice and very big! Would recommend them to install air-cons due to the intense summer heat! Food is good! Great selection of cocktails! Nice breakaway from the city! Game rangers are very experienced! Had wonderful game drives! Shop is very expensive (I'm sure they know this) they know the guests would... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Chef320, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Mabula Game Lodge and enjoyed the accommodation, food and safaris. We hope to welcome you back to Mabula again soon. Warm regards, The Mabula team More

Miami, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 days at the lodge and did 6 game drives. The lodge is very pretty, the grounds are great and we had small antelope and baboons right in the back yard of our private hut. The hut had African décor and was very comfortable. The food was average but the calamari and salad bar were very good and... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gretchen D, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you had a good safari experience with us. We hope to see you again at Mabula Game Lodge on your next visit to South Africa. Warm regards, The Mabula team More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Mabula lodge was a bit disappointing for the price paid. The accommadation was very average with just a basic toilet, basin and shower in the room. The door to the outside patio was locked with no key and no outside chairs or table. The beds were comfortable. The decor was unmpressive. The room was clean on arrival but the beds... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear justine-jesse, Thank you for your feedback. We are most disappointed to read that your experience at Mabula Game Lodge did not match your expectations. We have elevated this to our senior management, who are going to investigate your comments and rectify any problems. We thank you for the opportunity to improve our service offering. Regards, The Mabula team More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed in the brgsig timeshare area of the resort as part of a timeshare exchange. The acommodation was good and the unit was well equipped. As part of our midweek stay we only got 12 game drives per unit that can house 6 people . This meant that if you are 6 people which is the max occupancy for... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Henk V, Thank you for your review. You stayed at Mabula Timeshare, and this is the Mabula Game Lodge page. We will forward your comments to the manager at Mabula Timeshare. Regards, The Mabula team More

South Africa
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We spend a weekend at Mabula game lodge and really enjoyed the fantastic , food , great service as well as the great game drives. It is a very upmarket venue , but also informal enough just to relax and enjoy. The staff are very keen to serve. I would really recommend it.

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Riaan, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had a good stay with us at Mabula Game Lodge. We hope to welcome you back soon for another visit. Warm regards, The Mabula Team More

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We've stayed in a two bedroom, one bathroom Bush Camp timeshare unit for 5 day's. Unit was well equipped with all the kitchen utensils. Bath/shower and separate toilet. Clean and spacious. Serviced twice daily by very friendly and competent staff. Lighted outside braai area was a bonus which we made well use of. Lots of birds and small animals in... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sam E, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had a good stay with us at Mabula Game Lodge. We hope to welcome you back for another relaxing stay soon. Warm regards, The Mabula Team More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stayed in a one bedroom, self catering time share unit for a weekend break. The unit comprised of a bedroom with a queen sized bed, a bathroom with bath and shower, a very well equipped kitchen, lounge with dining room set and two couches (where the kids sleep). The unit was serviced twice a day, at around 11am and... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Isolde B, Thank you for your review. We are glad that overall you had a good stay with us. We will look into your other comments in order to improve our service offering. Regards, The Mabula team More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Spent the weekend at the lodge at a wedding. Fantastic setting, rooms well appointed and comfortable. The outstanding service and friendliness of the staff has to be experienced to believe. One of those places you hear about but never get there - make an effort - it is worth every bit!!

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Dear Chrisvz1, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you have discovered Mabula Game Lodge! We are so glad you had a great stay with us, and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, The Mabula team More

connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

For our first safari experience we decided to forgo the larger reserves and keep it simple. Mabula was just what we were looking for. Clean, not fussy or fancy, good food and peace and quiet. The game drives were fascinating and we ended up seeing all of the larger animals as well as a many other indigent creatures. We went... More

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Dear luckygirl21, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you had such a great time, and we hope to welcome you back to Mabula Game Lodge again soon. Warm regards, The Mabula team More

Centurion, South Africa
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242 reviews 242 reviews
35 hotel reviews
380 helpful votes 380 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband and I and our two teenager boys spend a relaxing weekend at Mabula from 8-10 February 2013. We had a timeshare unit which boasted 2 bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large living/dining area and kitchen. The unit was sparkling clean and spacious. Our unit was situated in a very private corner which made it even more special. Having a... More

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LBucceri, Marketing representative at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear zerwickrenatevictor, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you had a good safari holiday with us at Mabula! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, The Mabula team More

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Address: Rhenosterhoek Spruit Road, Private Bag X1665, Mabula Private Game Reserve 0480, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Mabula Private Game Reserve
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Hotel Class:2 star — Mabula Game Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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