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Monwana Game Lodge

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Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Massa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Staff, great Jacques, great Morris, great Valentine and great Lodge. Beautiful treatment, beautiful food... And, above all, the incredible, rare Baby Bush Penguin.... :-) We should return there tomorrow..... A kiss to Dale

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Bergamo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm welcome, attentive service, excellent food, great kindness, beautiful rooms. We had only a two night stay, I wanted to stay for a week to enjoy the peace, comfort and nature. The entire staff did his best to make us feel good.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a trip to South Africa where we introduced our two teenage granddaughters to the delights of safaris! Our first stop on this occasion was to Monwana Game Lodge and it could not have been a better choice or introduction. We were made very welcome, nothing was too much trouble and there were lots of little touches which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just perfect. Very beautifulf place in the middle of nature. There are inyala's all around the place and there is a waterhole just outside the place where you can see wild life drink. We've been here two nights and did 4 game drives. We've seen all of the big 5 and 2 times a lephard very close. and of course... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The professionalism and the detailing this reserve has sincerely share with, is UNIQUE. The entire staff, the manager, the ranger ...everybody cares of the guest. It is a buble from which the emptiness surrounds when departing. The animals coming next the pool, the giraphes drinking at the small lake when you lunch, the sunrising, the colours are incredible ... I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in May 2015. Tremendously welcoming. Food was excellent - the chef also made an awesome birthday cake for another guest and the rest of us. Very very relaxed, yet staff always available. Really felt like a home - a larger b&b. Werner and Nikki were excellent hosts - knowledgeable, gregarious. Elephants, antelope, warthogs at the watering hole - ask... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Monwana for a total of 6 nights at the beginning of July and had the most incredible time. I could have happily stayed forever! I don't even know where to begin as there are so many wonderful things about this place that I literally won't be able to mention them all in one post! The lodge itself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It was truly my pleasure to be here for three days in August 2014 with my teenage daughters. Monica, Chewie, and their team provided us with an amazing stay. The rooms had everything we could possibly need, the food was outstanding, and the game drives were extraordinary. I'd revisit again if at all possible!

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Jamaica, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Great place! Luxurious setting serving a maximum of 8-10 guests provides for really individualized service. Emma and Jacque, who run the place, knew all of our names, and were always available and helpful. The rooms were really nice. From the back porch we could observe antelopes at the water hole only yards away. The game drives were exciting, with animals... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had the most wonderful weekend at Monwana Game Lodge!! What an amazing place. The accommodation was perfect; the food sublime, and the game drives out of this world. Thank you Jacques, Emma, Morris and the rest of the team for an unforgettable stay - we will certainly be back.

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