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Mabula Game Lodge

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Rhenosterhoek Spruit Road, Private Bag X1665 | Waterberg, Bela Bela, Mabula Private Game Reserve 0480, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From 24 July 2015 we spend two amazing nights at Mabula Game Lodge, It was just what we needed – to get out of Johannesburg and into the bush! Set against a backdrop of the Waterberg mountainous, Mabula Game Lodge is only a 2 hour drive from Johannesburg. The roads are in good condition. The team at Mabula were wonderful... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I liked the choice of dinner meals.We had a buffet and also indian meals.The safari was pleasant we loved the nature and the animals.The accommodation was not the best.We didn't like the old fashion interiors.The pool was too small and not heated.The massage was an avarage.

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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful destination with staff that went our of their way to be helpful and accommodating. Fantastic to take kids with, they did not want to leave!! Will definitely recommend as worthwhile family vacation. It was a treat from arrival.

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

schalk_chs We appreciate your wonderful comments and we hope to see you back soon! Thank you The Mabula Team. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great reserve with great food and enough animals to see, besides the leopard. The rooms are spacious and warm, even in winter. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The indian menu at most meals is a great plus.

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 807guestl Your wonderful comments are appreciated. We hope to see you back soon! Thank you The Mabula Team More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed with our Australian Friends at Mabula Lodge, our game rancher was Francis, he was excellent, we experienced his experience at first hand, always knew where the wild life would be. We were very impressed with him. The service at the lodge, the best - the food was always well prepared and fresh.

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lorinda10810 Your positive comments are appreciated an we will pass these on to the relevant staff. Thank you The Mabula Team More 

New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lady receptionist was very cold. As if she was doing us a favour. Very strange otherwise nice place. No free wifi/internet. Was not able to see lion/leaopard or buffalo. Our luck. But were able to see giraffe, hippo, waterhog, deers etc.

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Dear sansethi We appreciate your constructive comments and will address the issues accordingly. Thank you The Mabula Team. More 

Fourways
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a conveniently situated lodge for a quick weekend get away, Mabula Lodge exceeded our expectations from the friendly service, accommodation, outstanding meals and abundance of facilities and activities which kept us busy from the time we arrived until the time we left. I would definitely recommend this lodge to all my family and friends.

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Dear 893mrst Thank you for your positive feedback. We hope that you will visit again. The Mabula Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mabula offers a perfect holiday spot for nature lovers. Their offering of various options to fit your fitness and adventure levels always ensures that we all have something to do - from quad biking, horse riding to a leisurely bird walk, the guides always manage to make the most of every minute we have with them. We just keep going... More 

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Dionne1026, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Koneko9 We appreciate your wonderful comments and we look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you The Mabula Team More 

Waterberg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Peacefull and revitalising environment. i enjoyed it the very first time I came and I will definately return, still have a couple of activities i have not done yet. The customer service is very impressive

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Dear nonhlanhlagidib We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you back for another visit so that you can tick off you list of outstanding activities!! Thank you The Mabula Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great game drive and food but no housekeeping service. I recommend take all of your house keeping staff including clean towel for everyday.soap, shampoo, extra.....not friendly staff,No hot water to shower in the morning, we had a good game driver guide Grant.

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Dear Kevin F Thank you for your constructive comments regarding your stay at Mabula. These comments will be brought to the attention of management. Kind regards Dionne Collett More 

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