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Morukuru Family Madikwe

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Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group (four adults and two children) stayed three nights in the River House and one night in the Owner's House due to booking constraints The lodges were equally luxurious with the larger River house more comfortable for six guests. Lodges were located in an "oasis" on the river - peaceful and safe - quite a contrast to the surrounding... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Anthony H. On behalf of Vivian, Okker and the rest of the team we would like to thank you very much for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor! We are very happy to read that we delivered a true Relais et Chateaux style experience in every respect. It seems you have been very lucky with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

this was the best vacation we ever had as a family. Everyone agrees 100%. The staff at the "owners house" spoiled us beyond belief. The game drives were spectacular and the guide and tracker very knowledgeable. The food was outstanding and the comfort of the lodge great. Our kids had the best time and the staff spoiled them greatly. We... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Karla H Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at Morukuru Owner's House! We are so very happy to read that this was your best family holiday ever and we hope you will cherish the memories for a long time to come. It seems you were also very lucky with the gamedrives... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What is their secret? Simple: The staff. We stayed at the Farmhouse for a week recently and cannot begin to describe how special it was. I've been on over 100 game drives and stayed at over 25 high end game lodges in South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland and Uganda. Morukuru was by far the best experience I've ever had. Why? Simple:... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Rene B, On behalf of the entire team at Farm House I would like to thank you very, very much for your incredible kind words and this amazing review! Especially from somebody like yourself, with so much experience in so many lodges, this means a lot to us. The whole team (including Paula!) enjoyed spending time with you all... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent a weekend at Owners House celebrating our 10th Wedding Anniversary. We were met personally at the reserve gate by our exclusive ranger Stefan who drove us to the lodge 20 mins away. The game viewer was the most comfortable and best equipped that we have found. At most lodges you return tired and sore from a 3... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Gareth W, Thank you so much for your incredible review! The whole team is very pleased to read your kind words and they all loved hosting you. We are glad to read that you feel our gamedrive vehicles are the most comfortable and best equipped that you have ever experienced. And we hope that you will all cherish the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot say enough good things about our safari experience at Morukuru Farm House, it was perfection personified! Right from our very first greeting by all the house staff we were made to feel like returning old friends; such warmth and friendliness. The house itself is gorgeous; if I could recreate this house for myself I would, it is so well... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear SRBoC, On behalf of the whole team we would like to thank you very much for taking the time to write this wonderful feedback after your recent stay at Morukuru Farm House. Our freedom concept is indeed what sets us apart from most other lodges, apart from the fact that we are exclusive use only. We are glad to... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Everything about Morukuru was A+. The food, the house, the staff, the wildlife, the vehicles. Attention to detail and a desire to know us beyond just guests was evident the minute we drove up. For our morning game drives, our Range Rover was already prepared with blankets and hot water bottles or ponchos for the rain. At Morukuru you have... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear LuccaCece, On behalf of Vivian, Okker and the rest of the team I would like to say a big thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent with us! It seems you truly enjoyed the food, the house, our staff and the gameviewing experience. And you got to see some amazing things too. The... More 

Chard
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful stay at Morukuru Owners Lodge in April this year. We have been to many lodges in SA and our stay at Morukuru was there at the top The staff, Paula, Shane, Boiky, Esmaralda, Justice and the rest of the team were quite exceptional and ensured we were looked after very well, and we were made to... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Barbara C, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay. We don't mind that it has taken a little while, we are thrilled to read your comments. And we are very happy to read that you liked your stay with us so much. Paula, Shane and the whole team enjoyed having you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Our experience at Morukuru Family Madikwe was absolutely flawless. We were greeted warmly at the entrance to the park and our luggage was loaded by our guide and tracker. We were given bottles of water. When we arrived at the Owner's House, we were warmly greeted and serenaded with a beautiful song and dance from the staff. A cool towel... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear FMUBSU, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this elaborate and wonderful review of your stay at Owner's House and River House. The entire team loved spending time with you and sharing this magical bush experience with you both. Paula, Shane, Boyke, Donald and the rest of team had such a great time with you and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

There are many lodges around but not many that really emphasise and give meaning to the word exclusive. Morukuru River House is exactly that, exclusive and really special. From deciding on your on gamedrive times to the bespoke cuisine it is really set apart from other lodges I have visited. Well done to the Morukuru family, amazing experience!!

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1 Thank Kurt D
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear Kurt D, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Morukuru River House! We truly appreciate your kind words and the feedback. You are right in saying that not many lodges give meaning to the word exclusive. We tailor make each stay individually and we offer our guests total freedom to decide what... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This is hands down the best place we've ever stayed in and while we don't like to go to one place twice, we will definitely return to Morukuru! Without repeating the previous reviews, Morukuru delivers an experience second to none. We stayed there for two nights on our honeymoon and wished we could have stayed longer. The team just gets... More 

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Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at Morukuru Family Madikwe, responded to this review

Dear CookieBiscuit2, First of all a huge thanks for taking the time to review your recent honeymoon at Morukuru Family! The team is thrilled to read your feedback and we are all very happy that we could contribute to making your honeymoon extra special. Andrew and Godfrey enjoyed spending time with you in the bush and we are happy to... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Morukuru Family is a collection of three exclusive-use private safari villas on private property in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Owner's House has 2 bedrooms, River House has 3 bedrooms and Farm House has 5 bedrooms. We welcome children of all ages and are very family friendly. Our 'Morukuru Freedom Concept' means that our guests have total freedom to do whatever they want, whenever they want. During their stay in one of the private houses all activities are included, as well as all meals and drinks. We provide a private gamedrive vehicle for each house, including a private guide and a tracker. The rest of the staff at the house comprises of a private chef, a butler and general housekeeping staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Morukuru Family Madikwe

Address: Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve 2838, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $1,314 - $3,515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Morukuru Family Madikwe 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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