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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is taken care of! From arrival to departure they make you feel special and relaxed. The food is fantastic and the time options, variety and accommodating attitude is wonderful. The guides weegeeat , especial ok with aour group of five children. Can't say enough good things about the place. Can't wait to go back!

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Royal Malewane is a magical place. The accommodations are luxurious, the service is impeccable, the food - imaginative and delicious. Your every need is met graciously and efficiently. It's obvious that the culture is to make your stay the best vacation ever. Yet all of this pales compared to the safari drives. Somehow, Juan and Collin managed to surpass our... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at Royal Malewane we were treated like absolute royalty. Each staff member was unbelievably professional and friendly as they served over our every need. As you walk into the main lodge area your senses are overwhelmed by the beauty and tranquility surrounding you. Absolute luxury surrounded by the magical sounds and smells of the African... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Absolutely Magical. From the service, rooms, location, our amazing guides Rudy and Solly and the management. This is a vacation we will remember our entire lives. Thank you to the entire staff. Our three teenage girls couldn't have been happier.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It was always a dream of ours to come to South Africa. the trip started off fantastic but as soon as we stepped into the Royal Malewane I thought that I was in a dream between the caring and attentive staff and the knowledge and professionalism of the guide and spotter We knew that it could not get any better.... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

One of the highlights of a three week safari to Africa, from which my husband and I returned three days ago, was luxuriating in the incomparable Royal Suite at the aptly named Royal Malewane camp in the Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa. This was the last camp sojourn on our safari, planned by Indagare travel in New York. We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our four nights at this location surpassed our expectations! Our suite was beautifully appointed, spacious and comfortable. The external deck was large and the day beds, lounges and personal plunge pool offered complete privacy. Cuisine was exceptional. The chef provided an elaboration of the menu offerings for each meal. Wine selection was varied and a comprehensive description of the wine... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Never have I have experienced such personal service and attention to detail. All the staff knows your name, fireplace is crackling at night, Oriel's food is exquisite, and the list goes on.... If you want a taste of ultimate luxury in the Bush, this is it.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Well, first of all its cool to sleep in the same bed Bono slept in! (Let alone Elton John, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates ...you have the idea). The service was impeccable, the smiles were endless. The bar and libations...Top Notch. Andrew the general manager runs the place with the greatest excellence. You will be hard pressed at finding a better... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

This is a difficult review to write .What can be said that hasn't been written here before . Think five-star all the way and then imagine that doesn't go anywhere near what Royal Malewane really deserves as an assessment . From the first minute you step into the Lodge till the last when you feel like handcuffing yourself to the... More 

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