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Shiduli Private Game Lodge

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Fringing the Big Five Karongwe Game Reserve, Tzaneen 1380, South Africa
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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this was the best holiday ever, lovely friendly people, fantastic game drives seen everything possible. very quiet location excellent for a relaxing time accomadation wonderful clean everything you need.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent facility staffed by very informative and friendly people. Everyone made our family stay thouroghly enjoyable. A unique location providing an opertunity to see the "big 5" in their natural environment.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of four visited the Shiduli game lodge and it exceeded all of our expectations. The service was some of the best service I have received from any hotel anywhere. The meals were all fantastic. We saw all the animals on our game drives and our ranger was extrememly knowledgeable about everything and anything surrounding us. It was truly... More 

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

They list spa as one of there activities on their actual website yet no formal spa facilities. Was listed under romantic yet dinner is served on a big table consisting of all the lodge guests. The actual buildings needs maintenance The turndown services takes place between 4 and 7 yet at night the provided hot water bottles cold The only... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Less good than expected. Very good game drives with excellent ranger and tracker. Found accommodation to be less luxurious than anticipated. Pool was not useable. Staff good. Food disappointing at times. I would give an overall rating of three stars.

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was a superb experience. We saw the big five plus a lot more with our wonderful ranger, Jen and our tracker, Johnson. They made our stay at Shiduli a magical, memorable experience and one that I hope to repeat. All the staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was consistently delicious!

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stayed here several nights and it wasn't long enough. The staff are wonderful and the rooms are clean and comfortable. There is no television in the rooms but there is in the bar, if you absolutely have to watch something. There is a phone in the room. Wifi available in the reception area and it works very well. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We could,'t have been more surprised by this wonderfull lodge... As mentioned in some of the other reviews, the welcome is very much welcoming.... Everything is done to make you feel special... During our stay the lodge was relatively quiet which I believe helped with the overall impression. There are a multitude of areas to comfortably sit down and relax... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

How can't even begin to describe how amazing our stay was at Shiduli? Excellent in every way! This is a quaint lodge on a private game reserve that is shared with a few other private lodges. Upon arrival we were greeted by what seemed like the entire staff. It was such a personal and friendly way for them to welcome... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This was my first solo trip since 1983 and I was rather worried about being by myself. I need not have worried. All the staff are so friendly, warm and approachable making me feel welcome from the very start. I first went to South Africa last year fro my daughter;s wedding when we also visited a very much larger game... More 

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