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Moditlo River Lodge

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| Moditlo Private Game Reserve R40, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had an amazing time at this lodge! The food was amazing, the staff was incredibly kind and accommodating and we saw SO many animals! Walter was our field guide and Bennett was our tracker and they really made the game drives an incredible experience. For our first time in Africa we felt incredibly lucky to have... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walter and Thomas were great!!!! So glad they helped to make our stay enjoyable. We spend three evenings at the lodge. We went on 5 of our 6 schedules game rides. During our outings we saw amazing animals in their natural environments. Cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, zebras, etc! Purely amazing! Walter is the best!!!! The accommodations are lovely. The room set... More 

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gforce69, Owner at Moditlo River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for taking time to send us your valued feedback. We are delighted that you had a good safari experience and that your guise went the extra mile to make it a memorable one. We trust that we will see you back in the near future. Kind Regards Moditlo Management More 

Botswana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just spent 2 nights at this stunning lodge and after traveling all of Africa for the past 15yrs can honestly say this is a must see everyone should put on their bucket list. Rooms are simply stunning, staff are the friendliest and most helpful I've ever seen. The guides and trackers are just amazing and the game drives are in... More 

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gforce69, Owner at Moditlo River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Adam, It was indeed a pleasure to have hosted you at Moditlo River Lodge, we trust that it won't be last time we see you. We are truly delighted that you had such a wonderful experience since you are well traveled and have seen hundreds of lodges throughout the whole of Africa. Kind Regards Moditlo Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know where to start when writing this review as everything was just so incredible from start to finish! The staff are just second to none, Tuli our host was the loveliest and kindest lady we have ever met, nothing was too much trouble and she was always there to make sure we had everything we needed and were... More 

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gforce69, Owner at Moditlo River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving this lovely review. It is always heartwarming to receive such positive feedback as this motivates our staff even more to go beyond the already first class service. We look forward to welcoming you back and sharing more of what the African bush has to offer. Kind Regards Moditlo Management. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 nights here and expected to do a few drives and relax the rest of the time but as it turned out we went on every drive we could. Above all we have to praise Mike and Caswell, our game guide and tracker. They made every drive into an adventure, and were so hard-working and really fun. We... More 

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gforce69, Owner at Moditlo River Lodge, responded to this review

Reading such a positive review is always heartwarming !! Thank you for choosing Moditlo River Lodge and taking time to send us your feedback. Our staff is truly our biggest asset and we are so happy that they made you safari a memorable one. I trust that we will see you back at Moditlo River lodge in the near future.... More 

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Moditlo Game Reserve having not experienced such an attraction before so we didn't really know what to expect. Needless to say if they all compared with this place in terms of the quality of the accommodation, service, game drives & amenities then I would recommend it to anyone. The attentiveness of staff to your needs is outstanding. The... More 

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gforce69, Owner at Moditlo River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for taking time to send us your feedback. Positive feedback like this is what makes a lodge like ours even better. We are delighted that you had a great experience and now since you have experienced a proper safari the question is when will you be back for more ? We trust that we will see you... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were extremely helpful and very knowledgeable. Walter and Bennet the two guides even tracked the lions on foot to enable them to show the lions to us. Facilities are great and each of the meals really tasty and well presented. Game viewing was great with elephants, (the animals with the horns :-) and lions encountered close up.

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We would like to thank you for taking time to send us your feedback. It is heart warming to know that we could have provided you with an unforgettable African experience. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Kind Regards Moditlo Management More 

Carrieres-sur-Seine, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a wonderful stay. Beautiful hotel, wonderful safaris, very kind people. Our children (13 & 9) and ourselves had a great time there. We had some rest and also travelled to the Blyde river canyon. We liked the "Boma" barbecue every 2 nights, it was a nice atmosphere. Congratulations!

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It is delightful to read such positive reviews, thank you for taking time to let us know what your experience at Moditlo River Lodge was like. We look forward to welcoming you back real soon. Kind Regards Moditlo Management More 

Sandton, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, lots of it, peaceful surroundings, classic romantic wooden walkways, regular game drives, time to read/sleep/talk/lounge around and recpver tour lost city soul. Blissful place and environment. With the new spa almost ready, I am sure to visit Moditlo again soon.

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gforce69, Owner at Moditlo River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave this review. From your review it is clear you had a memorable experience and we are delighted that the staff at Moditlo River Lodge made it all possible. However the score you gave us doesn't really reflect what you have written and it does affect our overall rating on TripAdvisor, but we respect... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just because its the wild doesn't mean everything is not in order! Moditlo was exceptional! The rooms where luxorious and clean, the game drives where nothing short of thrilling, the staff is top notch, and the food is perfect!

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Thank you for the great review. It is always heart warming to receive a review for a fully satisfied guest. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could have contributed to an unforgettable safari. We look forward to welcoming you back to Moditlo River Lodge in the near future. Best Regards Moditlo Management More 

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