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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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Etali Safari Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful safari adventure. Our room was comfortable and beautifully decorated. The staff were amazing. Nothing was too much for them. Food was excellent... Any request was no problem. We will definitely return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Etali lodge has the most wonderful setting. The staff were fantastic and our ranger and tracker were awesome. Unfortunately my husband and I had planned a romantic weekend but the lodge was full of noisy small children throwing tantrums etc which spoiled the whole ambience for us......

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Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure for me to meet you at the lodge. I am inviting you and your husband back to the lodge at my expense at a time when it is outside school holidays and when we don't have kids in camp. Like all guests, you deserve the tranquility that we offer at Etali and we want you to... More

Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

First time ever sharing a comment in Tripadvisor trying to touch every visitors harts and souls. I effort my self to find the right words in english to express all this sensations we felt in Etali Lodge. After 5 days (sept 6th - sept 10th) i know my girlfriend and I will ever talk about our incredible time and you... More

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We have enjoyed the friendly staff that really made us feel welcome and did so many to made our stay special. Also the beautiful rooms!! And the nature, the waterhole where we saw rhinos, wild beest and zebra.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews on Trip Advisor except for when the establishment has far exceeded my expectations. And Etali Safari Lodge did exactly that. It is the attention to detail, the highly trained and knowledgable staff that sets Etali apart. You really feel that your enjoyment at the lodge is their top priority. The game drives were amazing. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A fantastic 3 day tour after a huge 2, weeks in Africa . Flight into thd area beautiful- watching giraffes as u come into land . Drivers and trackers ( including doc) have huge local knowledge and true love of the locale and the animal life. Hot water bottles and capes for the early morning drive even better - and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This review is long overdue. We spent a wonderful weekend in Etali, we arrived late at the lodge and were very warmly welcome by Kim our game ranger, who escorted us to the lodge. We were extremely lucky to be able to combine our arrival with a small game drive. Kim is a wonderful and very professional game ranger filled... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Etali was an amazing experience that I recently shared with my husband and son - the lodge and suites by themselves are gorgeous and very tastefully done and the service was out of the world. We enjoyed every single aspect of our stay there - my favorite part has to be our guides, Ryan and Kharit. They made the game... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Why you, your loved ones and your family should go. 1. staff, brilliant; 2. accommodation, brilliant; 3. food, brilliant; 4. sites and game drives, brilliant. 5. overall = brilliant!!! My now wife and I were treated like kings and queens, every single member of the Etali team put so much effort to make our experience both a memorable and special... More

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

What a fantastic experience! We shared the experience with friends from the U.S., and we will never forget it! Incredible game viewing, outstanding service, and luxurious lodging. Our guides exceeded expectations and not only showed us game, but educated us too. The next time we visit family in Botswana, we will definitely be back!

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Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Hotel Class:5 star — Etali Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Etali Safari Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve

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