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Makaranga Lodge

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Pleasant hotel for a quick overnight stay. Breakfast is a full breakfast and is a nice pick me up. Wi-Fi only reaches the low number rooms so if connectivity is a must then it is better to request a room closer to the lodge....More

Thank Wrightoff
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We have something for everyone, both kids and parents. We work really hard at creating Magic Moments at Makaranga and reviews like this keep us motivated. We appreciate you taking time out to write it and hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel and was surprised by the Gardena and the area behind hotel very relaxing. Although are is beautiful hotel does not have a Gym where you can make exercise . Also price paid (US$125,00] per night with NO breakfast included sounds...More

Thank Marcus A
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Marcus, thanks for your review and appreciating our wonderful gardens, Makaranga truly is a piece of paradise. We would love to explore what portal you booked on as many of our rates do include breakfast. We have reported your comments about the wifi to our...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights on business and it worked exceptionally well. Beautiful, beautiful gardens and the staff were attentive and professional. Best of all for me, the lodge was very disabled friendly, with a dedicated room and everywhere accessible on wheels, taking...More

Thank veethree
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 4 March 2018

WOW thank you for the wonderful review and feedback. We are thrilled that you had such a good stay with us and will be sure to pass your comments onto the staff who work so hard at creating magic moments and delighting guests. Please be...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Came back to SA for my sisters weddding and decided to stay here as it was central to everything and the wedding was being held around the corner. The staff were incredible and so accommodating. I stayed in the very large presidential suite room which...More

Thank clawrieross
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you so much for choosing to stay at Makaranga for your sister's wedding. We trust you had a wonderful time and are thrilled that you enjoyed our piece of paradise and hospitality as well as the spacious room and comfy bed. You'll be glad...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018

We had drinks on the patio followed by dinner inside the dining room with friends and family last night. This setting and tranquility is truly unique. Set in the heart of Kloof, the beautiful deck overlooks the manicured lawns and pool area onto an indigenous...More

Thank Charlieboy777
Response from HelenXO, Guest Relations Manager at Makaranga LodgeResponded 11 February 2018

Wow thank you SO much for the magnificent review! We are thrilled that you appreciated our piece of paradise and the birdlife. We are working hard at delivering exceptional service and we are delighted that you felt the warmth and hospitality as we are all...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$127 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$127 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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QueenBarker
10 October 2017|
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Dear Michelle Please could you provide me with your telephone number and email address. Thank you. Kind regards Candice
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Room Tips
"All the rooms are large and beautifully appointed. They all cater for wheelchairs too."
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"Did not stay at the Hotel, therfore cannot give a review on the Hotel"
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"I think most of the rooms on the top floor has best views to the garden"
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"ask for extra pillows. rooms on either side are quiet. Sundays are very busy with families and little kids."
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