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Masodini Private Game Lodge

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16 Cambridge 5 | Balule Nature Reserve, 1380, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly a nature lover's paradise. Great Pampering from Sabine and staff. Sabine treats you as though you are extended family and from the moment you arrive until you leave she is looking after you, from planning your itinerary, to entertaining you around the fire during dinner. This lodge is very private and a great escape from the big... More 

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Dear RajatSGupta, Thank you so much for this awesome and detailed review. Masodinis Team was really happy to host you and your family. We would love to see you again and promise to look for YOUR leopard. Greetings also from your Kruger Park guide, he enjoyed the trip with you very much. Have a wonderful time Sabine and Masodini Crew More 

Holzgerlingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We spent 4 nights in the lodge and were perfectly happy with accommodation, service, personal care and attractions. Sabine has created a great place to experience the wild and her team is awesome! We will recommend the lodge to family and friends!

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Hallo Andra, Das ist schön, dass es euch bei uns so gut gefallen hat. Wie ich immer sage: es ist... More 

Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This bush lover's paradise is truly home from home with the added pampering from Sabine and staff. Sabine treats you as though you are extended family and from the moment you arrive until you leave she is looking after you, from planning your itinerary, to entertaining you around the boma fire. This lodge is very private and a great escape... More 

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SabineGammel, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KevinrV52, Thank you SOOO much for this review. Bert was so happy that he could finally find the leopard for you. And with wonderful guests, life in the bush is always the best you can have!!!! We promise to always do our very best to spoil our guests and let them have a a great time in the wild.... More 

Hamburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It was a Great welcome that we received when we' ve arrived. Devin and Karin are very friendly and open minded. So we had nothing that we were missing. We have had a great afternoon game drive with Bert and Devin, watching a lot of interesting animals, especially the Lion. The dinner afterwards was delicious and well prepared by Rebecca;... More 

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Liebe Elke N, ganz herzlichen Dank für die super Bewertung, habe ich gleich an alle Beteiligten weitergegeben. Und so was... More 

Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed here beginning of March and we just loved it. Balule is a Private Reserve open to the Kruger Park. We where lucky to see twice a wonderful Lion family with Babies. What an experience! In Masodini itself you can also watch the elephants and warthogs drinking at the waterhole while you are sunbathing, it's amazing. The Lodge is... More 

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Liebe Jasmin O, ganz besonders herzlichen Dank für diese euphorische Bewertung. Die Staff war ganz gerührt. Und wir hatten ja... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Masodini was a highlight of our holiday to SA. Very friendly , comfortable lodge. Saw the big five in three drives including a great leopard experience. Would highly recommend. Thank you to all staff.

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SabineGammel, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Brian M, Thank you so much for that great review and many thanks for sharing your leopard photos!!!! We're so happy that the experiecen at Masodini was a hightlight to your trip. Guides just spotted another juvenile leopard - so we guess our area will have some good shightings ;-) Sunny greetings from the bush Karin, Sabine and Masodini... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I stayed for three wonderful nights and haven't been able to stop talking about experience since we came home two weeks ago. We loved it! We went on five game drives with Burt, and saw every kind of animal imaginable, including a fabulously ferocious and handsome leopard, who caught and killed a stag right in front of... More 

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SabineGammel, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Laurawant Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We're really happy that you enjoyed your wildlife experience so much. We're not a five star lodge, but a nice place in the bush and try to give our guests five star service. Sunny greetings from Karin,Sabine and all Masodini staff More 

Dalmine, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The lodge is fantastic the service is excellent. .. The location is very Good ..the food is excellent . The room is big and very clean .. the staff are very available .I and my husband come back again

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SabineGa, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Cara L3429QSbarbaraf, Mille grazie for that wonderful review. We look forward to welcome you again. Sabine, Karin and all Masodini staff More 

Senlis, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at Masodini Lodge for Christmas. The lodge accommodate kids which is fairly rare in the area... we stayed in the family room (2 bedrooms chalets - one double bed and one with 2 single beds) + a bathroom with shower and bath) Sabine is a great host. She definitely make you feel at home. The lodge... More 

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SabineGammel, Geschäftsführer at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Aude, Thanks a lot for this good an informative review. We are happy that you and your kids enjoyed your stay at Masodini and that your girls liked our babysitting service. We take your suggestions serious and will provide Moskito Nets to our chalets. Normally the Moskito mesh at all windows is sufficient, but a net for every room... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

One is normally a bit apprehensive when booking online without any referrals from friends. More particularly so when the price is much lower than other lodges in the same area. Before I get to the accommodation, firstly the reserve. The Balule reserve has some of the most unspoilt bush we have had the pleasure to visit. The game drives are... More 

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SabineGammel, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gog 1976, You can imagine how much we were pleased with this review. It was really wonderful to have you as our guests. And we look forward to welcome you again at Masodini . But for all those who read this review, it has to be said: Masodini is a comfortable and somewhat rustic lodge in the bush that... More 

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