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Three Cities Madikwe River Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve | P.O. Box 17, Madikwe Game Reserve 2876, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival at the lodge, we were greeted and given a refreshment while we checked in. After check in, we walked to our car and were told we would be helped, unfortunately this did not happen until our wonderful ranger Jerry, helped us. Our room was nice, however it looked tired and needed a paint and I don't think the... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights as a couple. The lodge advertises as a luxury lodge but is more basic than many of the other lodges we have stayed at across South Africa. The setting is lovely with all the rooms along the riverbank.The rooms are individual thatch chalets, rustic in design and spacious, clean and comfortable though the bathrooms could... More

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with my husband and 3 children aged 2,5,and 7. one of the only places in the area to include small children on their game drives. We had Benson as our guide. his knowledge of animals , their behaviour and how to spot them was second to none.Our accomodation was beautfiful and all meals were fantastic.Our charter flight in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had an amazing experience of the two nights we spent at madikwe game reserve. Excellent hospitality, service and food. Strongly recommend Benson our ranger for all the game drives coz he is very jovial and enthusiastic and we spotted all the big 5. Must visit to enjoy the wild and stay where you can spot animals playing near the... More

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ARBROATH
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We were so looking forward to this Safari, so were completely disappointed and annoyed at the quality and condition of the Hotel, the attitude of the catering staff and the complete lack of Supervision and the invisibility of the Management. In fact we can barely recognise the Hotel from the previous reviews, which to be honest appear to be more... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a nice lodge in a good game reserve . What made it for us was the amount of game we saw and our tracker, Benson from Zimbabwe who was excellent. He made the extra effort to find the animals we were looking for including leopard. We saw a lion and hyena standoff over a kill which was very... More

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

From the moment we arrived we were taken back by the the set up and the service. We were met with a cold refreshing drink and a cold towel and shortly after afternoon tea was served was served (all meals were fantastic) and then we went out for our first game drive with Takura (charles). What this man did not... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have to say of the 17 safaris we have been on in south africa 4 of which have been in madikwe this was by far our BEST based solely on our sighting ...leopard from our deck...all big 5 in an an afternoon plus cheetas , wild dogs and hyenas. Our guide Jerry listend to what we wanted to see... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

A group of us spent 3 nights at Madikwe River Lodge.It was wonderful. We had the best Ranger we have ever had, Charles (Takura). What an asset to a super lodge! He was so knowledgeable and so helpful with a great sense of humour!. He did his best to find us everything we wanted to see including cheetah,wild dogs, leopard... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a 3 night stay at the River Lodge and were pleasantly surprised by the hospitality shown by the staff, the accommodation and the food. From our arrival until our departure, all our needs were attended to. Violet celebrated her birthday whilst we were there and the whole staff did a special song and dance for... More

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Address: Madikwe Game Reserve | P.O. Box 17, Madikwe Game Reserve 2876, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Three Cities Madikwe River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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