We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 23 Madikwe Game Reserve accommodations

Motswiri Private Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve 1560, South Africa
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Motswiri Private Safari Lodge to your Saves list
Motswiri Private Safari Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
96%
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
KrugerToKalahari johannesburg
Write a Review

51 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    43
    6
    2
    0
    0
See reviews for
19
18
1
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (22)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (51)
  • Mar-May only
    (16)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (11)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (10)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (14)
All months
johannesburg
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
71 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at Motswiri and the service, our Safari drives, the bush villas and the food were all fabulous! As wildlife photographers our primary focus is on getting animal sightings and resulting photographs so we saw the 'regulars' like lions, cheetah, elephants, white rhinos and buffalo but our highlights were four sightings of two of the rarest animals... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We opted to stay in the self-catering villa at this lodge over a long-weekend to experience Madikwe - and what a lovely experience! The manager took us out on our game drives and we spent our first game drive following wild dogs on a hunt. They almost caught a young wildebeest but abandoned the hunt at the last minute due... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Pretoria
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We spent a weekend at the Motswiri Lodge as a family weekend. The welcome and service at the lodge is very good and attentive. Quiet atmoshpere, as only 10 beds (5 rooms and additionally a self-catering unit for up to 6 people). The locaction is very nice, there is a waterwhole directly in front of the terrace and upon arrival,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed for two nights in the self catering lodge. The accommodation was faultless. Clean throughout, with tables set for every meal. The staff were excellent and made us feel very welcome. Geraldine looked after us from start to finish and our guide Werner was brilliant! What a fantastic experience. We will surely be returning!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We spent the weekend of 4-6 July 2014 in the self catering family villa at Motswiri. It was absolutely amazing. We loved having our own villa and took meals with us that were easy and simple to prepare. The staff we wonderful and each morning and afternoon, the villa was serviced and the table set for our next meal. On... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Zede and his team were fantastic! We had the family suite which was perfect for 5 of us who enjoy our space. We saw great game, accommodation was superb, staff were outstanding! I have stayed at many 5 star lodges and Motswiri was one of the best. We will be back!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gaborone, Botswana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

After staying at numerous game lodges in Botswana and South Africa over the past 17 years my wife and I agreed that our 4 night stay in Motswiri last weekend with our family who were visiting us from Europe was the best ever!! We had an exclusive game viewing truck driven by Coenie for our entire stay and Coenie went... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
USA
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
120 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is a superbly managed and unpretentiously luxurious lodge. The staff could not have been more helpful, providing many extra services that any other facility would have charged a lot of money for much less attention to our needs. The room was original, comfortable and fully equipped. The game drives with Coenie were sensational. He knows the park and the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

We were the only guests on our first night, so had the luxury of two game drives, dinner overlooking the waterhole and breakfast on our own. All were excellent. We were given villa 6 which has its own pool which was a bonus. The villa was very comfortable. The games drives were very exciting and we saw all we wanted... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Melbourne
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This was my second South African safari and I had a little trouble convincing my partner he would love it. He was worried it would be like driving around a safari park (eg zoo) in the UK or Australia - how he changed his mind! We drove up from Johannesburg and, although it's not the most picturesque drive ever, it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Do you own or manage Motswiri Private Safari Lodge?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Motswiri Private Safari Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Motswiri Private Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve 1560, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Motswiri Private Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Agoda so you can book your Motswiri Private Safari Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

87 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (88)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (5)
Viewed
Family/play areas (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Other (56)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Motswiri Private Safari Lodge

Enlarge Map
Top-rated Restaurants Nearby
Top-rated Attractions Nearby