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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 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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Kansas City, Missouri
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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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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We have stayed at a few lodges in the Madikwe Game Reserve and this was my second stay at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge. Not only is it a beautiful lodge, well maintained and properly run, but the staff also as a unison give one the best possible experience one can possibly have at a private game lodge. The food... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was a great romantic getaway. The fireplace in the room added a romantic touch and was greatly appreciated on the cold nights. Returning from the evening game drive to find a bubble bath waiting for us one night was magical. The lodge location near the middle of the park made for great game viewing, we got lucky and saw... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I went into this vacation hopeful that the trip was worth flying my family half way around the world and all expense would be worth it. It was the best vacation ever! I never once had buyer's remorse. The Madikwe team is absolutely 5 star. They were all willing to help no matter what we needed. Our game master, Nicholas... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

As a veterinarian, I've been around my share of animals. Going into the trip, I had some expectations about what we would experience. Every aspect of the trip far exceeded those expectations! The lodgings were gorgeous with amazing views. We watched over 40 elephants graze about 40 yards off our deck! Every time we returned to our room, it was... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Accommodation and setting: In my opinion, the rooms are among the best of any lodge or hotel and in reality better than the pictures in the marketing brochures. Our suite (like the others) was about 150 square meters in size (about 1500 square feet, for all you stone age people still using imperial measurements :-) Highlights were the huge bathroom... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Madikwe Hills is a great lux lodge. I loved everything about it- even the tough morning wakeup calls. What I found most difficult was leaving our room. I loved the game drives and the dedication of Greg to find us the best experience in the bush. I loved how he even found a beautiful chameleon in the dark. Thats how... 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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