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Motswiri Private Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Madikwe Game Reserve 1560, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!!!

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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

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Sydney, Australia
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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!

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Gaborone, Botswana
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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

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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

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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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

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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

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This trip for us was to celebrate my father's big 70th birthday and also my wife's first game drive experience. The experience was everything we expected and some more. The service was 5 stars. Not sure what else the staff could have done to make this a even better experience. Let me start with the lodge: It is a smaller... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We spent 3 nights at Motswiri and had a wonderful experience. The staff were polite, very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The accommodation was excellent as was the food and attention to detail to make guests feel very special. The guide was very knowledgable and we were fortunate to see a large variety of game. Would highly recommend... More

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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*
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Motswiri Private Safari Lodge lies hidden in the bush, an exclusive lodge offering a maximum of 10 people a bush experience which is impossible to replicate in larger concerns. Our lodge offers some of the best views in Madikwe from our 5 luxury bush villas nestle. Itineraries & daily events can be tailored to meet your or your group's specific needs. ... more   less 
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