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Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve | North West, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent the start of our honeymoon here with the guys at Madikwe Hills - and I must say - the best holiday ever, the staff, the service and the overall hospitality was just outstanding. The game drives were great and our driver Dwayne and tracker Sammy were friendly and informative - we saw heaps in such a short time.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were at Madikwe Hills for 4 days which culminated in a wedding on a hill overlooking the bush. Pretty phenomenal idea. From the moment we arrived we were treated like royalty. The staff were exceptional. The chef and all the meals were outstanding: ostrich, eland and the gemsbok on the last night were probably the best game I've ever... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Madikwe before, and stayed in different lodges , all of which have been excellent Madikwe hills is outstanding in every sense The location, the rooms(suites actually), food service etc The attention to detail in the lodge and suites was phenomenal, no detail was overlooked The staff were excellent, and the food worthy of a top class... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I very rarely give 5 stars to any establishment as I believe that similar hotels or restaurants compete with one another to provide the consumer with an experience against an expected standard. I am happy that Madikwe Hills exceeds all our expectations and can comfortably be rated in the top 10% of all game lodges we've been over the years.... More

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Madikwe Hills for 2 nights along with a group of friends and THOROUGHLY enjoyed it. The setting was stunning and the rooms were spectacular. Having the watering holes right outside the balconies and the main lodge, gave a truly "safari" backdrop to reading a book or just relaxing at afternoon tea. The guides and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had wonderful time at Madikwe Hills. Most impressive were the beautiful accommodations. The rooms are spacious and the design is lovely. By request, I was in a suite #2 near the main lodge; it has a wonderful view of the watering hole and I regularly enjoyed seeing the game from my room and even the shower! A big thank... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Beautiful accommodation, attention to detail and excellent service will have us coming back here again! We stayed for the weekend and what an amazing weekend this was. The accommodation is great, the rooms very spacious, each with a lounge, large bathroom and outside shower. The room has floor to ceiling windows, allowing one to enjoy the view of the animals... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

There are barely enough adjectives in the English language to describe Madikwe Hills Private Game Reserve! We had the amazing opportunity to visit for 4 days while visiting my wife's family in South Africa. MW is top notch, in every way. I am not talking about top notch as a nice place, I am talking about it being the TOP... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Superb. We had a wonderful four night holiday. Every detail has been taken care of by staff and at all times we felt special. Thank you. Accommodation is magnificent. Game drives personalized and meals excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This was our first safari and with any luck it will definitely not be our last. Madikwe Hills will be where we will stay for our next visit as well. The staff met us as we arrived with refreshments and immediately we felt welcomed, as if we were coming home. The hotel itself was beautiful with each of our rooms... More

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Address: Madikwe Game Reserve | North West, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge 5*
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Traversing over 75 000 hectares, Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge is situated on a hill, in the heart of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. Ingeniously set amongst boulders and age-old Tamboti trees, the lodge offers visitors the utmost in luxury and hospitality, where you will find yourself enchanted by a world of intrigue and majestic beauty. Madikwe Game Reserve stretches all the way up to the Botswana border and is one the largest and most popular game reserves in South Africa. Once farm land, the Reserve has now been restored to its former natural environment with 86 mammals (from mice to elephant), 420 bird species (110 being rare) and 104 tree species. Predominantly grasslands and bushveld, intermingled with lone mountains and rocky outcrops, the Reserve is home to cheetahs, wild dogs, leopards, hyenas, lion, elephant, black & white rhino, buffalo, zebra, giraffe and various antelope. • Two 3-hour game drives a day (morning and afternoon) • 'Big 5' game viewing in state-of-the-art game-viewers • Tea, filter coffee and biscuits on morning game drive • Drinks and canapes on afternoon game drive • Bush breakfasts and dinners on request for larger groups MAIN CAMP • 10 Secluded glass fronted suites (±150m2) • Uninterrupted views of the African bush • Private deck with plunge pool • Air-conditioning • Fans • Fireplaces • Fully stocked mini-bar • Indoor and outdoor showers • Mosquito nets • Private lounge Little Madikwe (Family Friendly Camp) Little Madikwe comprises of a 2 Bedroomed Suite (±390m2). An additional 2 Luxury Suites (±150m2) can be reserved to form a completely private camp accommodating up to 8 guests. • Private deck and swimming pool • Air-conditioning and fans • Fireplaces • Fully stocked mini-bar • Indoor and outdoor showers • Mosquito nets • Private lounge, verandah and dining room • Private kitchen with personal chef - set your own meal time • Private game drive vehicle and game ranger - set your own game drive time • Personal butler/child minder • Entertainment centre • Satellite television and DVD collection • Various CD's and children's games • Small library FACILITIES IN MAIN LODGE • Lounge • Dining Room • Bar • Wine Cellar • Local wines • Terraced viewing deck with umbrellas overlooking waterhole • Swimming Pool • Library - stocked with a comprehensive selection of books • Internet Facilities - desktop with wireless internet connection available 24 hours • Satellite Television at the main building in the Lounge • Traditional Boma • Curio Shop Well stocked with books, clothing, safari gear, handmade knives, shoes, bags, jewellery, postcards and local arts & crafts. WELLNESS Set the mind at ease and embrace the energy of the bush. Experience Spafaris with soul of Africa. From our enchanting world, secrets are revived and re-created to bring you, for the first time, a unique spa concept based on a fusion o f ancient healing tradition, philosophies and rituals from Africa. To reconnect to nature, to realise, to recover and to relax... In holistic therapy, our body "energy" is the universal life force that governs personal wellbeing and vitality. The signature treatments are concentrates on establishing and maintaining a balance between our body energies. The new range Wisdom of Africa blended indigenous botanical ingredients from all over the continent of Africa, that natures mind, body and spirit. They give us an idea of African healing traditions and a chance to re-awaken, to touch the inner self again. Fully Equipped Gym The fully quipped gym at Madikwe Hills, with treadmill, spinning bike, rowing machine, fitness flyer, weights and bench, dumbbells and barbells and aerobic mats, allows guests to keep up with their fitness regime, or a place to release the guilt built up after indulging in mouth-watering delights. ... more   less 
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