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Royal Malewane

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Avoca Road, Thornybush Reserve, Limpopo | Limpopo Province, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Medford, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted to experience South Africa without "roughing it". The Royal Malewane provided a comfortable, elegant experience in the heart of Krueger National Park. The lodge itself was delightful, the accommodations so very comfortable, and the restaurant was top notch. We lacked for nothing yet saw all of the African wildlife we desired. We would recommend it to anyone!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Royal Malewane is an outstanding safari lodge that makes for a holiday of a life time whether as a couple or with teenage kids. My husband and I stayed here 6 years ago and had such a fantastic time, that we came back with our teenage boys for a special family holiday. An they loved it as much as... More 

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Milan, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a luxury lodge, not only because of the food, suite, decoration, spa, but also because of their service. I was surprised with all the details in decoration, in the food, in the way the staff threats you and makes you feel so confortable than you do not want to leave. We were expecting a great place but it... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Royal Malewane, responded to this review

Dear CataManzanares Thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review of your stay at Royal Malewane. The whole team will be thrilled to read that you had such a fantastic experience, it is truly amazing when the elephants join you for a drink at your room pool. Thank you for celebrating your husband’s birthday with us in... More 

Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute we arrived, we knew our stay would be special. The entire staff greeted us with cold towels and a refreshing drink. We received a safety talk (as you are out in the bush, and danger lurks!) and then shown to our rooms. Jo-lene made sure we knew where everything in our room was and how to use... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Royal Malewane, responded to this review

Dear nyc2pdx Thank you so much for this truly incredible review of Royal Malewane. We are so delighted to hear that you had such a memorable time. We have shared your comments with our entire team who were delighted to read them. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply the most incredible place I have ever had the privilege of staying. Our lodge was utterly breathtaking; the setting, the interiors, the huge & extremely comfortable four poster bed, the indoor & outdoor showers, the fact that our room was checked & refreshed each & every time we left etc; we really couldn't have asked for more. Being gluten... More 

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Thank Laura H
TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Royal Malewane, responded to this review

Dear Laura H Thank you so much for your most wonderful review of your recent stay with us at Royal Malewane.We really appreciate you taking the time to write that. We are delighted to hear that you had such an amazing time and will certainly pass on your kind words to the whole team. It was an absolute pleasure having... More 

North Bovey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I begin......just a fabulous place to visit! Beautiful suites with the most amazing showers! Our ranger Antony and tracker Terrance took us on brilliant game drives, we saw Wilderbeest, buffalo, Impala, kudu, elephants, zebra, leopards, lion, and lionesses, giraffe, hippo, hyena, rhino, warthog plus more. We experienced seeing some of these animals in a very natural way, such... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Royal Malewane, responded to this review

Dear Nikki1505 Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Royal Malewane in the Greater Kruger National Park. We are delighted to hear that you had such a great stay with us and that you had such amazing wildlife sightings while you were here. The whole team will be thrilled to read that you had such a fantastic experience,... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a list of ten places you should stay in your life, then Royal Malewane should be fighting for a top place. The game viewing is exceptional, the lodge is luxurious and yet nonobstructive, the staff are friendly and professional, the food is wonderful, the suites are really exceptional, each one with it's own pool and the knowledge... More 

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Thank GillyMM13
TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Royal Malewane, responded to this review

Dear GillyMM13 Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Royal Malewane after your recent stay with us again. We are delighted to hear that you had such a great time here, and the entire team will be happy to read your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back to Royal Malewane in the near future, or to... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I still get goosebumps thinking about this royal experience. We booked the Africa House at the lodge which comes with its own chef, butlers, game rangers etc and we were spoilt beyond belief. The attention to detail is incredible from personalized menus to our last dinner in the middle of the bush with dancers and fires under the African sky.... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Royal Malewane, responded to this review

Dear Andre Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Royal Malewane. We are delighted to hear that you had such a great stay at Africa House and that you enjoyed your experience with us so much. The whole team will be thrilled to read that you had such a fantastic experience. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Philadelphia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is no wonder so many travel from every corner of the world to experience this world class lux resort. Before we left the resort, we were already planning our return. This property and the staff completely exceeded our expectations. The small number of guests at a given time (max ~34) allow for a customized and attentive experience - we... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Royal Malewane, responded to this review

Dear DD26 We are delighted to hear that you are already planning your return visit to Royal Malewane and thank you so much for your amazing review of your recent stay with us. We will make sure that the entire team sees your kind words who will be delighted that you have such incredible memories of your safari here. When... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival we were met by a fantastic team of staff who looked after us all so well throughout our 4 day stay. Our Ranger Ryan Jack is so knowledgeable in his field and had us all in awe of what he knew of every animal and bird we saw. He went beyond what he needed to tell us about... More 

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TheRoyalPortfolio, General Manager at Royal Malewane, responded to this review

Dear karen g Thank you so much for your most wonderful review of your recent stay with us at Royal Malewane. We are delighted to hear that you had such a great time, and that you enjoyed your safari with Ryan and Robert. They truly are really professionals - totally passionate and experts in their field. We will certainly pass... More 

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