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    Amakhala Safari Lodge

    N2, between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, Amakhala Game Reserve 6070, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good15%
    • Average6%
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    Travelers talk about
    “plunge pool” (23 reviews)
    “the reserve” (30 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Amazing experience from start to finish . Staff are very good and can't do enough. Food very well presented and fresh . Our lodge was very specious, clean and very good view. I would recommend this place to anyone and would not hesitate to go...More

    Thank frog01LongEaton
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Fabulous location for a safari. We learnt of it from a friend’s recommendation. We were not disappointed. Staff, service,food, accommodation,Safari experience were totally amazing. From the moment we arrived until leaving after a two night stay, we loved everything about Amakhala. It was a truly...More

    Thank joanoArmagh
    Reviewed November 3, 2017

    My wife and I recently had a three night stay at the Amakhala Safari Lodge as part of our trip to South Africa and we find it to be one of the most amazing experiences of our lives. The accommodation is superb, the food wonderful...More

    Thank Tonypembs
    Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

    This place is amazing. On arrival there was a welcome drink and Tayla the manager gave us lots of information on the lodge itself and surrounding area. Bulelani our butler was second to none, he took care of our every need and is such a...More

    Thank Tara M
    Reviewed October 25, 2017

    Wow, what a stunning place. We were so lucky enough to have stayed in lodge 3, overlooking the watering hole. The lodge was stunning, clean and more than we could have imagined. The facilities were amazing. The staff very attentive, friendly and helpful. Our safari...More

    Thank Nigel C
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • $640 - $885 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Amakhala Game Reserve
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    snowshoes33
    August 13, 2017|
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    Response from Justineweeks | Property representative |
    Hi, thank you for contacting us with your question about tips. There isn't really a standard rate for tipping butlers and rangers. The tips range between a couple of hundred rand to a couple of thousand. The standard when... More
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    March 23, 2015|
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    Response from TheSafariLodge | Property representative |
    Hello Our prices are all inclusive- Accommodation, Meals, Game drives and most drinks. Regards Mike( owner)
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    "Lodge 2 or 3 have fantastic views over the watering hole.. Warm clothes for the early and late drives when..."
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    "All great, the ones with the slightly longer walks, are quieter, as further from bar, larger swimming pool..."
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    "Overlooking the watering hole."
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    "All bungalows have wondeful views"
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