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5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Welgevonden Game Reserve, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0530, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first stop in this beautiful country, and what an amazing place... The staff, the food, the views, the rooms everything was just perfect! We had such a good time with Anika & Michael, they catered for every need and it felt like we were a guest in their home. Michael is a superb guide, I have yet... More

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

I have just returned today to work from Madikwe Game Reserve. We visited one of the lodges there for three nights. A first for us. To give the you guys praise at Nedile. Being at Nedile a couple of times already – we decided to do a change of scenery. What a disappointment. It was ok – BUT not al... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A truly out of this world experience. Breathtaking view from your room and the lodge. Out door shower, fireplace in your bedroom, bath overlooking the reserve. Impeccable service from everyone at the lodge. I would return in a heartbeat.

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My family had an amazing experience at your beautiful lodge. Anica was so welcoming and friendly and had everything organized. Mike did an excellent job finding animals on safari and educating us about them. He made it fun as well. He was great with our boys (ages 11-13) and both Anica and Mike engaged in lively conversations with us adults... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

let me start with the good things first. Mike was outstanding , both in his broad knowledge and ability to track game very effectively the view was awesome. the general sense of service good and professional. Jono and the ladies were lovely. where I felt the lodge lacked was the issue of privacy...for us a huge issue, if we want... More

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Orleans, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This place was so far paradise on earth! Warm welcome from Anica and the team, everybody has taken good care of us. We were a group of 8 people and had the lodge for ourselves. The game drives were amazing, thanks to our fun and passionate guide Mike! The lodge is perfectly located in the middle of the bush, with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I have never had an experience like this! As I don't use review websites, as to each their own, I had to put down some of my favourites of my truly South African holiday. I came out to Nedile Lodge with friends, and from the arrival at the gate until waving goodbye to the staff it felt like a dream.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed at here for two nights, 3 days and I was very disappointed, especially after just spending 2 nights at another lodge in the park, which was NOT 5 stars and was less expensive, I was expecting more from Nedile lodge. The rooms were very disappointing Upon checking in and having unpacked, we were then informed by the manager... More

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Nedile, Owner at Nedile Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Arlene L Thank you for taking the time to write this review, as we welcome any feedback – positive or negative. I have investigated your complaints in detail and followed up with all the staff concerned (Reservations, general staff and the manager on duty), as we pride ourselves in our impeccable service. Your complaint is a combination of guests... More

Nelspruit, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Loved our room, it was very nice. The personal wake up call before drives was a nice touch! This is a place we would return to and we enjoyed the food. The game was a little scant but the reserve is very beautiful.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We stayed for two nights and had a wonderful experience. The room was incredible and the staff was very welcoming. On our first night they prepared a braai for us and we sat in the lower area around the fire. The other meals were on a deck overlooking the valley below and we could occasionally see zebra and wildebeests grazing... More

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Address: Welgevonden Game Reserve, Welgevonden Game Reserve 0530, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Welgevonden Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Nedile Lodge 5*
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Nedile Lodge is situated in the Malaria free, Welgevonden Game Reserve 3 hours drive from Pretoria. Welgevonden Game Reserve is a declared Heritage Site of 36000 hectares (more than 80000 acres) bordering the Marekele National Park and part of the Waterberg Biosphere. This true bushveld environment is home to some of Africa’s most sought after game species, including one of the largest collections of white rhino on private land. Other species housed within this reserve include elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, eland and many other varieties of antelope. There may even be the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the aardvark, brown hyena or rarely seen honey badger ... more   less 
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