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Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge | Seven Fountains, Grahamstown 6148, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Grahamstown
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Reviewer after reviewer gives this property the highest marks, and justly so. The staff and the facilities are all that they should be---gracious service, beautiful rooms, and very good food. Of course, the real joy is the twice-per-day game drives and the commitment of everyone at Kichaka to make this experience, and everything that supports it, as wonderful as it... More

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North Yorkshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited with friends. The game drives were excellent across a large private reserve. Leon our guide was truly excellent as were all staff. Nothing was too much trouble. We have never had such attention to detail anywhere. I won't describe their last night details as that might spoil the surprise bit it was lovely. Food is very good as... More

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

This place is the stuff dreams are made of! This was our 2nd stay, the last one in 2011. We had Ashley as our ranger and he was friendly, very knowledgable and we felt safe at all times with him. The rooms are beautiful. The food is wonderful and the staff are so friendly and would bend over backwards to... More

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Bracknell
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46 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in this luxury game lodge and were extremely impressed with all the staff Our ranger Ben was very knowledgeable on all the fauna and flora that we encountered and made the 2 daily game drives memorable for us.All the indoor staff are very well trained and extremely professional,and also kind and helpful.Everything about the place is... More

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

What can we add that hasn't been said! Justin, our ranger was totally dedicated to giving us a great experience. Spa not quite up to standard of the rest of the establishment, but still a wonderful stay.

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed three nights at the lodge, it Was great fun from the time we arrived to the time we left,we did six game drives, in all weathers , and each one was amazing.our guide Ashley was so Knowledgeable and so interesting The accommodation was spacious and wonderful, the staff make us feel so welcome , and couldn't do enough... More

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Stayed at this wonderful Game Reserve for two nights 29th/31st Jan. and oh what an experience from the time we arrived to the time we left we were made to feels so welcome, the suites are fabulous, large and furnished beautifully, with our own plunge pool and outside shower all totally secluded. The main lodge is large and welcoming with... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Our safari experience began with a warm welcome from Andrew and the warthogs, which set the tone for what followed: a wealth of game; attentive service from all members of staff; a knowledgable guide; superb accommodation; delicious food; fabulous location; enthusiasm and fun from all involved with Kichaka. Just an amazing experience, and one that can be fully recommended. If... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Spending 4 nights at Kichaka was the best way of unwinding after a long year. The spacious room and time between activities allowed for much needed rest. The staff were very enthusiastic and the game drives proved to be much, even though one bull elephant did enjoy scaring the daylights out of us. Great stay and chef is really good... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Kichaka did a wonderful job. We were there for 3 nights, and each was better then the last. We had many amazing drives. Our guide was amazing, he was extremely knowledgeable. I felt safe at all times on the game drives and in the camp. I would recommend this lodge for everyone. The service was top notch as well, along... More

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Also Known As:
Kichaka Luxury Game Hotel
Kichaka Luxury Game Hotel Grahamstown
Address: Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge | Seven Fountains, Grahamstown 6148, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Grahamstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set between two streams in a lush bushveld valley, Kichaka Lodge is an exclusive five star lodge located within a Big 5 game reserve, in the malaria free Eastern Cape. This luxury lodge accommodates 20 people in 10 secluded stone and thatch suites. Each secluded, air-conditioned suite has a viewing deck where guests are treated to spectacular views, its own private plunge pool, a fully-stocked bar fridge and free wireless internet access.From gourmet dining in private or at one of our outdoor or indoor dining areas ...or just relaxing by the pool or on one of the terraces ... you can expect only the very best in service and hospitality from your stay at Kichaka Lodge.Experienced rangers maximise every opportunity to ensure exceptional viewing during your game drives on this established 20,000 acre game reserve in the Eastern Cape. Excellent sightings of lion, elephant, rhino and buffalo, as well as cheetah, hippo, giraffe, hyena, zebra, warthog and numerous species of antelope are enjoyed on game drives across the open plains of the reserve. ... more   less 
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