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Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Strydomblok Road | Hectorspruit, Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on a hilltop with a sweeping view, this safari camp is WOW, yet misses in comfort. The public area and dining room are lovely. Meals are good but not great. The staff is cooperative and very friendly. The lodge falls short with its rooms; lighting is dim, insufficient; there is not a chair to sit in comfortably; the mosquito... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food in the restaurant is pre-made and then heated in a microwave. Claims to be 4-star, but taps don't work, wooden verandah to our room is rotting away, the wooded door frames stick and are almost impossible to open. Basins are cracked. Coffee was so old it was solid in it's little foil pack. Service was shoddy, aside from Geraldine... More 

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KwaMadwala, Operations Manager at Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and feedback which we as owners and managers take very seriously in our quest to improve the quality of service and experience at Manyatta Rock Camp. We take cognizance of the negatives which require our attention and you can be assured that these will be attended to. However, we would also like to clarify a... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A couple of years ago my wife and I use to go to Kwa Madwala often when conducting business in the area, And it was always a pleasure going there due to the high level of service and fantastic food provided, so it was a huge let down for us arriving there on the Sunday evening and see how the... More 

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KwaMadwala, Operations Manager at Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and feedback which we as owners and managers take very seriously in our quest to improve the quality of service and experience at Manyatta Rock Camp. We take cognizance of the negatives which require our attention and you can be assured that these will be attended to. However, we would also like to clarify a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We visited only for the elephant experience based on recommendation from the concierge at Ngwenya. There was still construction taking place on the property when we were there, construction crews on site. The elephant interaction was great. We took a 15 min training/education session with the trainers and then did a 15 min ride through the grounds. The elephants were... More 

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KwaMadwala, Marketing Manager at Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you have enjoyed the Elephant experience. Kind Regards Tania More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

If you had the view from the washroom in your own house you would never leave. Amazing. Great staff, friendly, happy and very helpful. The elephant interaction was a huge highlight. Never thought my two year old would play soccer and hand feed an elephant. The day we left there were 2 lions chilling at room 4. Love it.

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KwaMadwala, Marketing Manager at Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Christine Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed your stay at Manyatta Rock Camp on the Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve. It is a pity that you only stayed for one night and we really hope that you will return in the near future and that you will be able... More 

Pontefract, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at the rock camp for 3 nights and I can assure you it is far from 4 star. We have stayed in varying grades of accommodation over the years from camping in fields with no facilities at all to 5 star hotels and are quite happy doing any providing we are not paying for... More 

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KwaMadwala, Marketing Manager at Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear that you have had such a bad experience at Kwa Madwala. I can assure you that we take this kind of feedback very seriously. A new Operations Manager has been employed and he has many years of experience and we trust that the operation of the lodge and reserve will run smoothly in future.... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

Kwa Madwala Stayed 10th and 13th November. Long flight topped with a 4 hour wait for connecting flight but it was definitely worth it. On our arrival we were greeted as if we were old friends. Everyone was pleased to see us, wanted to help and settle us in quickly, especially as we were rather late. Important bits about Kwa... More 

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KwaMadwala, Marketing Manager at Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this amazing review! We are really so pleased that you have enjoyed your stay so much and that you are recommending it to future clients. This is wonderful news and we would feel very honored to host you again on your next visit which is hopefully part of you future plans! Kind Regards Tania More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Hi All We went on a weekend trip with our suppliers, we were a group of 40 people all couples and all of us from South Africa. We arrived the Friday afternoon after a long bus drive and received our welcome drinks and had to sit down for lunch straight away, we were served spagettie bolonaise and magaroni with cheese(tasles... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We booked Kwa Madwala by phone and just 2 days before going there. We had to call more than once and had a lot of questions. The frontdesk staff was very helpful. Just like all the restaurant staff, felt like a 5 star hotel. The game drives were nice and don't forget to take the 3 hour bush walk (not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Me and my fiancée stayed here for three nights. When we booked we where asked if we wanted to book any guided tours for Kruger. We did so and went for a full day guided Kruger tour. When we arrived we where told that they couldn't arrange that tour for us due to a booking by a large group. Kwa... More 

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Address: Strydomblok Road | Hectorspruit, Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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