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Motswiri Private Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5
Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve 1560, South Africa
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Motswiri Private Safari Lodge
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In our experience this was one of the most enjoyable safari lodge stays we have had. The lodge itself has fantastic ambience and charm and typical of what a smaller lodge should be. Most of all the staff every one of them warm, attentive very helpful and of course the food was outstanding with a personal touch. Great value for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Motswiri was an all-around five star safari experience in South Africa! From the moment we were greeted by Geraldine's big smile I knew we were going to have a stay! I've stayed in several Safari Lodges and I've never met a more kind, friendly, warm, and welcoming manger than Geraldine! She is there to accommodate to your... More 

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

Just returned after an amazing stay! From the service, to the food, to the game drives, nothing was too much trouble or too much effort... The team there went out of their way to make sure that you "wanted" for nothing!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you drive into Motswiri, you are not sure what you are in for! However you are immediately greeted by friendly staff bearing drinks and hot towels. You walk into the foyer and feel immediately at home. Motswiri is an intimate lodge which caters for a small number of guests so each one of us felt special. You can choose... More 

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

Our stay at Motswiri Lodge over the easter weekend was spectacular. We got engaged there. The staff when out of their way to make everything as romantic as they could. The staff is amazing as well as the food. The game drives were amazing and we got to see everything there was to see. I would highly recommend this lodge.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The game reserve was nice but how disappointing stay in the self catering luxurious villa of Motswiri. The villa is supposed to offer to 6 guests an very exclusive stay with their own safari car. We just learned arriving @ the lodge that we will not have the car whereas we have booked our stay 5 months ahead and paid... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is the 4th time I have stayed at this lodge. The staff and rangers never fail to delight. The food is fantastic and the staff very friendly. Another 2 great game drives, the highlight being wild dog puppies.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was our third trip to Motswiri and we will definitely visit again. Zede, Hanri and their staff go out of their way to make guests feel special, providing an all round 5-star service from gourmet meals to very entertaining drives with stunning game viewing.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Spent a week at Motswiri on business (training course). Staff were excellent and went out of their way to make everything work well in spite of limited facilities. There is a need for some updating - the path to the rooms for example is rather rocky which caused significant damage to my luggage when it was brought back to the... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was our second time staying in Madikwe and we had a lovely time at Motswiri. The staff friendly and welcoming, the chalets were awesome (I loved the bathtub and outdoor shower--though it might be chilly in the winter), and the bed was comfortable. We got lost on the way to the lodge (we had a hard time deciphering the... More 

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