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Polokwane, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We were here for our daughters 21 bday. The Thaba Monate team went out of there way to let her feel special. we camp in the Nyala camp.Awesome will go back.I like the animals in the camp ans also the neat ablution facilities

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We used to love this place and utilised the camping grounds often but unfortunately we won't be back. The heated pool is no longer heated, the tennis courts are in a major state of disrepair as is the min golf. Ablutions are still good but the campsites haven't been mowed and keep up to standard. We also found the staff... More 

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Springs, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much for excelent hospitality. We are really sad to go home. Everybody went out of their way to make our stay pleasant. We have got a child with special needs and everybody went out of their way to make it possible for him to participate in activities. We will definitely come back.

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souht africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2015

The chalets needs desperate upgrading. The interior is disgusting, and the bedding is very old and not clean, it smells like old sweat. I think when Thabo Monate was build 40 years ago, it was a very nice place to stay, but since then nothing was done to make it market related. If the management are not going to give... More 

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6 Thank daleensouthafrica
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2015

very very disappointing just the fact that they can allow fire works shame on you will never go there again.and the pool is disgusting never clean, the staff is so unfriendly and the shop is ridiculous never has anything not even ice cream and what is it the i child wants on holiday is ice cream and they didn't even... More 

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5 Thank natashaw45
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Reviewed December 9, 2014

Looking forward to a nice bush break, Thaba Monate was a disappointment. Although the rules strictly state no noise, some revellers spent the entire evening screaming and shouting. Complaints to management had no effect, so the atmosphere was ruined. Game drives were reasonable, but the roads in poor condition and badly marked. Chalets were clean and in good condition, but... More 

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Thabazimbi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed May 8, 2014

Nice Chalets, bit old but clean, needs a revamp. Nice for a weekend with no TV and no Radio , just relax. The roads are in bad shape, but that was due to the rain. Lots of dust on the roads that is driveable. Swimming pool was very dirty. No game drives, also due to the bad roads.

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9 Thank PeetThabazimbi
Boksburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2014

Myself and my family went the weekend of 28/3/2013 - 31/3/13 to camp at Thaba Monate. We were there four years ago with no problems. This weekend the game logde was empty only a few people there. Since Friday Night that we were there the swimming pool was not heated. We complained at the office on Saturday Morning as the... More 

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Pretoria
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2013

We came through for a weekend with friends. I booked a 4-sleeper chalet but was given a 6-f (at no extra cost) because my vehicle was unable to reach the 4-sleeper due to the road conditions. The roads were generally fine but there were places where I had to turn around unless I was prepared to scrape over stones with... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2013

The chalet was neat and tidy, but it needs a total revamp. I found that the kitchen, the furniture and bathrooms old and tatty. We went on a 4x4 route throughout the resort and their animal hideaway huts were falling to pieces......it's the small things that either make or break your holiday, I do think their rates are reasonable and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The re-introduction of a variety of larger game, such as Impala, Kudu and Zebra, both Chacma Baboon and Vervet Monkeys are found mainly on the mountain together with other smaller mammals and birds that were found naturally occurring in this area has added to the splendor of this unspoiled paradise affording visitors a unique bushveld experience combined with some of the most magnificent unspoiled views of the Waterberg Mountains to be found in the area.There are large and well maintained landscape gardens surrounding the Reception Office, Restaurant, Bar and Conference Center, where there are two swimming pools set in these relaxing areas, one cold pool and the other a heated pool which can be used almost all year round as the average day-time temperature during winter is around 20c, reaching to an average of 30c in the summer months.Thaba Monaté offers wedding facilities on a balcony over-looking the magnificent mountains and one of the private dams situated in the deep gorge where you are able to witness majestic sunsets unique to the African Bushveld ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thaba Monate Game Lodge

Address: sand road _ 1.6km to the Main Gate | Bela-Bela (Warmbaths), Bela Bela, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Bela Bela
Price Range: $99 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“We went camping”
 of 5 bubbles 404fish, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“If you travel in a group. Ask to be booked at the camp sites that are not occupied. They tend to fill one camp site first and move the rest to the next. That is if you want to be free to enjoy till early hours of the morning”
 of 5 bubbles Jjaymoh, Feb 23, 2012 | Read review
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