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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   PO Box 862, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We, a family with three teenagers, enjoyed our 3 days stay in Aug 2014. The lodge setting is cozy and relaxed. Garden is green with big trees. Rooms are clean, beds are comfortable, with nice outside shower. Staffs are friendly and helpful. Food is healthy and tasty, with all three meals in different setting. Breakfast is very delicious after early... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three nights during winter (July). Welcome reception and staff was always forthcoming and friendly. Lodge is neatly arranged into several rondavels and from the lawn with sunbeds you have great opportunities to sit back, relax, and watch passing animals (actually we were quite lucky to see an elephant and a giraffe at the water hole). In the morning... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed one night in big luxury. Food was very nice and staf very helpfull. There is a welcoming bar and a nice space in the open where you have dinner. You also get. to know the other guests which was helpfull for ou stay in South Africa. Gamedrives were interesting: just such a pity the animals didn't show up

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Our first time to a safari and this totally exceeded our expectations! We were well taken care of at the lodge and the food served was great. Good variety over lunch and dinner during our stay. Kat was very attentive to the guests and we had a great time with Sam and Lucky during the game drives. The owners, Tony... More

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

From the time we landed at the Hoedspruit Airport, we were treated like royalty. Tony, the general manager, met us personally, loaded our gear and we headed towards what was to become the most wondrous time of my life. When we turned off the main road and onto the dirt track, leading to the reserve, I looked around at the... More

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North Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stay,d at Mohlabetsi Lodge again in Feb this year, our 3rd time,and it's very good,the rooms are clean and well service,d,nice outside shower.meals are good and well varied, great swimming pool and a well stock,d shop,free wifi around the shop area.great game drives.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

I couldn't have asked for more. Such an excellent staff all around. The Rangers (Solly and Sam) and Trackers (Rogers and Lucky) were outstanding. I was paired with Solly for a total of eight game drives and his expertise of the land, animals, vegetation and detail was incredible. They really went above and beyond to create a warm environment and... More

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We hade the most wonderful time at magical Mohlabetsi and highly recommend it. The exiting safaris, the great meals by the fire, the guest friendly staff, nice pool and surroundings. It was a real retreat that we highly enjoyed! THANK YOU! Diana, Roger & Rune from Sweden

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The lodge is about 45 Minutes from Hoetspruit (Eastgate) Airport in the Balule Reserve. With the exception of the last few kilometers on an unpaved road inside the reserve it is fairly easy to reach. We arrived to a warm welcome and a light (and delicous lunch) and started to tour the area in a open Land Rover with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I have just spent four incredible nights at magical Mohlabetsi and loved every second. The staff constantly go above and beyond to ensure everything is perfect. The small number of guests make it very personalised. The trackers are the best bar none and on the game drives they keep you with the same trackers so they know exactly what you... More

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Address: PO Box 862, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge 4*
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Mohlabetsi Safari Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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We are situated in the vast Balule Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger Park. Get close up to the Big 5 & other animals on vehicle safaris & walks. Luxurious accommodation in a small, privately owned camp, excellent meals & South African hospitality at an extremely affordable price. Easy access via self-drive or daily flights & shuttles from Johannesburg. Relax around a swimming pool & enjoy aroma-therapy massages. ... more   less 
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