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Thanda Nani Game Lodge

317 Malelane N4 Toll Road, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Just back from a 3 night stay in this family run lodge. The rooms are very basic. There is no TV, no internet. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities and air conditioning. We were greeted by the owner Johann and make to feel like part of the family. The atmosphere was very homely. In the bar/restaurant area, there is all... More

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Just back from a 3 night stay in this Family Run Lodge. We had a wonderful stay in this lodge while rooms are basic the service is second to none with a relaxed warm atmosphere where your made feel write at home. The experienced guides give you a inside look into wild life and nature that is hard to beat... More

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Cologne, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We stayed at the Lodge in October 2012. We loved it. No television and Internet is available. In the evening you can sit in the bar and talk to the owner, his family and the guides. The lodge lays in an area of 7000 ha private reserve. Rhinos, Leopards, Buffalos, giraffes, wart hogs, Impalas and other antelopes live their as... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

We spent 4 nights here at the beginning of December 2011 as paet of a Travelsphere 2 centre holiday which concluded in Cape Town. The accommodation was excellent, the food was good and the staff were so helpful and friendly. Our safari guide was called Chris and he was brilliant. We saw the big 5 in the Kruger Park and... More

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

We stayed in Thanda Nani game lodge for four days from 20 Oct this year, on our first ever visit to South Africa and our first experience of going on safari. The lodge was clean and comfortable, the rooms spacious, the staff all very friendly, and our guide Sean was both knowledgable and helpful. We enjoyed several game drives in... More

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Reading, England
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67 reviews 67 reviews
45 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

Stayed here on Travelsphere tour. Basic clean lodge ideal whilst on game drives. All day/night free tea and coffee was a nice touch. Food very good with a friendly service. Very good guides on the safari. Lucky enough to see the big 5 twice on the same game drive.

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

Thanda Nani isn't about great luxury hotel style facilities - it's a more individual experience when you will see lots of animals and enjoy good company. It was lovely to sit around the log fire each evening for before and after dinner drinks, listening to all the frogs, insects etc. that made you realise you were out in the wilds.We... More

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Buntingford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

This is our first experience of game lodge accommodation (part of a trip with Travelsphere). We hoped for a comfortable, intimate lodge in its own reserve and we were'nt disappointed. The room was clean and of a good size; basic but comfortable. Johann and his team were welcoming and friendly and the guides were helpful and very knowledgeable. The food... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

A very welcome greeting from the owners. It felt like we were in an extended family. My lodge unfortunately had problems with air condition but the owners gave me a free game drive the next day. Food was very nice. Local produce and menu.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2011

The room was lovely spacious and clean had a very tranquil 2 night stay here, dinner on 1st was buffet and 2nd barbecue both really good, breakfast was cooked to order so was piping hot, Kevin and the staff were all friendly and helpful.

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Address: 317 Malelane N4 Toll Road, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga
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Ranked #64 of 286 Specialty lodging in Mpumalanga
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