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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   PO Box 91, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfection in every respect. The hotel is truly a luxury resort; the guides are extremely knowledgeable, and everyone goes out of their way to make this the best experience in your life time. Loved the water hole next to the infinite edge pool - you will see things that you can't experience on a game drive (eg, elephants fighting). Super... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 4 nights with our 10yo grandson. We were looked after extremely well throughout. Fortunate to be upgraded to one of the suites after the first night. All the staff were simply superb. Attentive, but not in your face. Looked after our grandson well and took time out to make him feel special which was much appreciated. The food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Royal Madikwe is a truly fantastic place. It is intimate with only four villas and the waterhole attracts loads of animals. Upon our arrival an elephant bull was eating fruit from the tree just in front of the main lodge. In our villa we could enjoy a bath in the outside pool while watching zebras, giraffs, impalas and elephants come... More 

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Essen, Germany
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Actually I cannot add anything to the former reviews so I will keep it short: The lodge is beautiful, our room was spacious and with a perfect look at a waterhole, the food was excellent and the stuff outstanding. The drives with our ranger Kyle were so much fun and the highlight was a lepard view on our very last... More 

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Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Royal Madikwe Friends, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We really appreciate the time you have taken to let us and other travelers know about your experience at Royal Madikwe. We hope that we will get the opportunity to welcome you both back again someday. Wishing you a Happy New Year and all the best for 2015.... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had the most fantastic and memorable time at Royal Madikwe. The setting, staff, facilities and food were outstanding. A very stylish lodge with beautiful interiors and lovely touches, hosted by the loveliest people. Our hostess Sarah was forever on hand to help, even waiting for us to return from a drive in the pouring rain to hand out umbrellas.... More 

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Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dearest Royal Friends, Thank you so much for your kind words! Wow, what a wonderful review you have written about our very special lodge! We truly appreciate the time you have taken to tell us about your experience at Royal Madikwe. It means so much to all of us when we get such a heart-warming review and knowing that we... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A fantastic stay at a wonderful lodge. The facilities were some of the best I have come across in Madikwe. The rooms and food were wonderful. Most rooms overlook a fantastic waterhole which provided excellent game viewing. Kyle, our ranger, was superb. Very knowledgeable and tried his best to provide great viewing. The highlight being the cheetah we saw on... More 

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Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Royal Madikwe Friend, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our African Home! We are thrilled to hear that our facilities are some of the best you have come across in Madikwe. We enjoyed having you stay with us, and hope that we will get a chance to welcome you back to our special Lodge in... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I travelled with my husband and 70yr old mother to join her on her first ever trip to SA and her first safari. From the moment we were met at the airstrip to leaving the staff were forever attentive - especially Sara. All rooms overlook the watering hole which is great for afternoon viewing between drives. The rooms are extremely... More 

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Royal_Madikwe, General Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dearest Royal Madikwe Friends, Thank you so much for your warm and kind words. We are so pleased that you had a such a wonderful stay at our special lodge and that your mother had such a memorable first safari experience! Thank you for your comments, we sincerely appreciate your feedback. I do wish you had mentioned the matter of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

What else can be said that has not been said by the other reviewers. Accommodations, staff, booking experience, food, game drives and watering hole, service, logistics and all other aspects are all first class. Kyle and Sara were our hosts and they as well as all the other staff members go above and beyond to provide a memorable experience. The... More 

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Royal_Madikwe, General Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dearest Royal Madikwe Friends, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful and heart warming review about your experience at Royal Madikwe! We are delighted that you have had such an incredible experience, not only on safari, but in every aspect. We truly enjoyed hosting you at our very special lodge and we do hope... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We were lucky enough to spend 3 nights at Royal Madikwe at the start of our honeymoon. We were in the fabulous honeymoon suite which overlooks the watering hole next to the lodge so our days were filled with watching the flurry of activity from herds of elephants to lone buffalo topped and tailed with the most fun game drives... More 

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Royal_Madikwe, Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dearest Royal Madikwe Friends, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our African Home. We genuinely appreciate the time you have taken to tell us about your experience at Royal Madikwe and we are delighted that you have had such a wonderful stay with us. We are so happy that we were able to share this special occasion... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

From the moment we arrived at the airstrip and were collected by Kyle we experienced nothing but wonderful hospitality, top class service, great food and wine, and spectacular game viewing. Royal Madikwe surpassed our expectations as a destination for our 10 year wedding anniversary, and is without doubt the best safari venue we have ever experienced. Special thanks go to... More 

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Royal_Madikwe, General Manager at Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dearest Royal Madikwe Friends, Thank you so much for your very kind words! We are thrilled that your special anniversary was all that you had hoped for and that your whole safari experience at our African home was such a magical one! We truly enjoyed sharing every moment with you both and hope that we will have the opportunity to... More 

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Address: PO Box 91, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 4

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