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Motswiri Private Safari Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve 1560, South Africa
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Motswiri Private Safari Lodge
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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12 hotel reviews
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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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Bermuda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Lodge has good facilities, rooms are large and beautifully decorated. Room 4 has a great view of the waterhole, and on check in there was an elephant drinking there! Service is good, and the tables were nicely laid out, especially on the last night where the staff set up a beautiful table on the viewing deck overlooking the waterhole, with... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Arrived on Xmas Day for a 2 night stay. Dinner table at night was beautifully decorated and food scrumptious . We had 4 game drives and while we did not see many animals, the quality of our viewing was superb. Lions, cheetahs on two occasions , a female leopard, rhino, buffalo, a family of jackals, elephant and lots of Impala... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Our stay at Motswiri Private Safari Lodge was fantastic. The staff was excellent and very friendly and did everything they could to make our stay as comfortable as possible. The food tasted great with good variation from meal to meal. There is safari very early morning and late afternoons, so you have some time to yourself during the day. Free,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed in Motswiri for one night and enjoyed it a lot. The small thatched house we got was very nice: bathtub next to large windows, outside shower, huge bathroom, terrace, beautiful bed. Everything was very nicely prepared with flowers and small attentions from the staff. Our hut was overlooking some thick bush and we could see some elephants and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Took my wife from the USA here with my brother and his wife. WOW !!!!!!! What an amazing experience. Zeeda was our Guide/Driver. He went above and beyond to ensure we se as many wild animals on the game drives everyday. Zeeda is the "Real Makoya" when it comes to game drives, knowledge about the bush, questions/facts about the animals... More 

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