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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Impodimo situated in Madikwe game reserve is a great place to get away from the City rat race. We were welcomed in the car park by the manager on duty with staff to take care of our luggage and to welcome us with a welcome drink. The rooms were clean and up to standard as expected of a 5 star... More 

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Surrey, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in early August- two families comprising 4 adults, 5 children (ages 15, 15,13,7 and 7). It was our first safari and we loved every minute of it! The lodge was fantastic- great food, friendly people and amazing service. Ruan our ranger and Lots our tracker went out of their way to make every drive... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This truly is a sensational place to stay. As well as being extremely well looked after, you are in the heart of the savannah. Impodimo is an open lodge which I think makes the experience. There are no fences so seeing animals casually stroll past your veranda is common place and only adds to the safari experience The guides and... More 

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Bergamo, Lombardia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge was amazing! Very qualified people, the ranger Tyrone and the tracer Sam and also the cooking staff with every day wonderful food and a lots of surprise succeed one another! We saw all the animals, the best meetings a leopard eating an impala on a tree and a Lyon with his baby! The sky, the colours, the off... More 

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Lisse, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time we went for Game drives in South Africa and we were really surprised about this game lodge. Together with our 2 sons of 16 and 19 years we had private part of the lodge with own staff including ranger and tracker. All very personal. High service level , very friendly staff and beautiful rooms. It could not be... More 

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights here having come from the Thornybush reserve and loved every minute! There were 8 of us, 2 families with teenagers aged 17-19. We had a safari vehicle to ourselves and had great fun with our tracker Holiday and ranger Helimann. The lodge is very attractive, with some lovely areas to sit and overlook the surrounding countryside... More 

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

Family of three stayed for two nights on a three venue safari holiday recently. Impodimo is an open lodge (no fences), so you get the benefits and inherent implications of wildlife walking past your suite. Our suite was perhaps a touch small for sleeping three, but bathroom and shower facilities very good. Nice verandah to sit and rest/read when you're... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Love Madikwe, Love Impodimo.. This lodge is wonderful - and a great option when travelling with kids. Rooms were set up lovely with activity packs for kids, and their favorite drinks in the mini-bar. At meal times, they have a choice of kids orientated meals and feel right at home in the communal spaces. Tyrone and Sam were fantastic with... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My daughter booked this trip as a surprise retirement gift for me. Her choice of the Impodimo Game Lodge was perfect. The atmosphere was professional, but also relaxed and very friendly. We took the 1 hour flight from Johannesburg with Federal Airlines, I can highly recommend this. A jeep was waiting to collect us on the Madikwe airstrip and our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

After a warm welcome we were immediately confronted with an elephant walking past our lodge. Beautifully situated and luxurious. Staff were very friendly, our ranger and tracker were tops as well. Surprisingly luxurious dinners and other meals. Loved the way we were treated.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On a rugged dolomite ridge overlooking a vast African wilderness, you will find a hidden treasure called Impodimo. Taken from the Tswana words Mpho Dimo, Impodimo means a gift from God, and is truly a slice of heaven on earth. Rise in the morning to an African dawn and enjoy an early morning game drive with your dedicated professional ranger. Relax as your ranger guides you through the bush on a custom made open Land Rover, searching out the Big 5 or the smaller secrets of nature. Set out on a foot safari with your armed ranger and learn the secrets of tracking African game or just enjoy the trees, birds and stunning scenery. Return from the excitement of the bush to a sumptuous breakfast or brunch and then relax at the pool or the sala overlooking the waterhole where game may come to quench their thirst. In the afternoon, when the heat of the African sun has diminished and the shadows are longer, head out again on a sundowner safari, where you will stop to watch the sun set on this bushveld paradise and enjoy your favourite sundowner drink. Once the sun has set and darkness descends, set off again for a night safari where the more nocturnal creatures now rule the bush. Return to the lodge where you will be treated to the finest Pan-African cuisine with your hosts in the open air boma, and share your days adventures, while you enjoy a night cap around the fire. Impodimo Game Lodge is set along a rocky ridge commanding stunning vistas of the reserve. It is also located at the source of a natural spring, which provides the lodge with elevated views as well as riverine serenity. The lodge offers dawn and dusk safaris. The safaris are carefully timed to ensure optimal seasonal comfort. Whilst Impodimo has 10 suites, its capacity is 16 guests. Each of the suites have been carefully positioned to ensure absolute privacy. Spacious in design, each includes a closed system fireplace, climate control air conditioner, mini bar fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and full en-suite bathroom and outside shower. Your private deck allows uninterrupted views of the Madikwe Game Reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Impodimo Game Lodge

Address: Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
Location: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $501 - $2,069 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Impodimo Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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