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PO Box 60, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is a wonderful place, with extremely friendly and efficient staff. The highlight is that you are literally on the river, which adds to the tranquility of the place. Unfortunately we arrived just before a heavy rainshower in the early evening, and there was a complete power outage, so we had to try and make do with getting around by... More

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I discovered Mogalakwena when a local Cape Town friend took me on a walking tour of town and we stopped in a funky little art gallery that featured crafts and textiles. Turns out this is the gallery that Mogalakwena owner Elbe Coetsee also owns and uses to feature the crafts turned out by the women of Mogalakwena. From the moment... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Spent three very memorable days at Mogalakwena River Lodge celebrating the wedding of John and Isabella. What a spectacular event. The setting for the "I do's" was in the bush and so pretty with the ceremony taking place in the cool of the late afternoon. The bride arrived with her father by river - so romantic and unexpected. The wedding... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I stay at the Mogalakwena River Lodge every year and as a result of the frequency of my visits I now count the owners, the Coetsee family, as family friends. This visit I had an added bonus of a night at the "sister" property the Artists Retreat. Both are family owned and their attention to detail is second to none.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Snaking our way by jeep along the red dust road from Polokwena, we suddenly turn into the luxurious lodge that is Mogalakwena River Lodge. I am warmly welcomed by the Coetsee family and staff and quickly settled with a glass of wine by the open fire overlooking the Limpopo river. Here is magic; bird life of every description, an abundance... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Mogalakwena River Lodge is a privately owned lodge. I have just returned back to the UK following another visit. Still as beautiful and memorable as ever. Friendly and very attentive staff, lovely rooms and healthy delicious food. Elizabeth's home made bread is delicious but my favourite of her dishes is her Lemon Meringue pie!. The rooms are comfortable and very... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Just got back from Mogalakwena lodge which was the highlight of our trip through Limpopo and one of the best lodges ever visited. Nice location, good food, excellent service. The private chalets are spacious and have a large deck which was perfect for our 2 years old girl. The rooms at the main lodge don't have a private deck. Nothing... More

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abu dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2010

I first went to Mogalakwena River Lodge 3 years ago since my South African fiance wanted to show me something different from the touristy Kruger Park bushveld experience. I (we) totally fell in love with the place: simple, stylish, respectful on its environment and extremely comfortable (= smart luxury). You can tell that the members of this family have put... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2010

Mogalakwena is a privately owned and family managed lodge and incorporates an eco-research facility. It is situated in the far north of South Africa. Staying here is an experience. The lodge is very atmospheric and Guest rooms are very comfortable. Meals are simply prepared but delicious - organic vegetables are grown in their own vegetable garden. A trip to the... More

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Address: PO Box 60, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Mogalakwena River Lodge Africa/Limpopo, South Africa

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