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Makutsi Safari Springs

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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed here in Feb 2018 with our three-generation family, worked great for teens and grandma's alike! The rondavels are charming, well-sized but feels very '70's'. Wasn't expecting luxury, but it lacks a certain kind of humor. In that sense, it feels very German: orderly, but...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our experience at Makutsi Springs was excellent. On arrival a huge greeting from Karen and Heidi the managers, the accommodation was clean and comfortable. The food was excellent. The actually safari trips were such an experience.More

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Response from Makutsi_Springs, Owner at Makutsi Safari SpringsResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive and friendly review! We are a family business, and we like to treat all of our guests like family. We are happy to hear that you were welcomed like family, and enjoyed your stay so much! Thank you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great time at Makutsi. I personally love that there is no WiFi in the rooms! The Hotspot in the Library is absolutly enough. The food was always superbe. You allways learn something about Wildlife on the Safaris.More

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Response from Makutsi_Springs, Owner at Makutsi Safari SpringsResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive review! We totally agree with you, there need to be some places where one can still "have a break" from constantly being connected. One does need the possibility to connect "somewhere" but it does not have to be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place, food is delicious and homely, hosts are extremely friendly and helpful, great talks accompany some of the safaris re the wonderful flora and fauna. To be in the middle of a game reserve where the animals wander freely in and...More

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Response from Makutsi_Springs, Owner at Makutsi Safari SpringsResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your friendly and positive review! We are so happy to hear that you had a great time, everyone at Makutsi certainly enjoyed having your over. We hope you will never forget, and if your start forgetting, just remember you can...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Had a fantastic time at Makutsi. Great food, friendly staff, amazing facilities and fantastic guides, who somehow always seemed to be that much better and quicker than other guides on the reserve at spotting wildlife and plants. Highly recommend. You will be relaxed in several...More

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Response from Makutsi_Springs, Owner at Makutsi Safari SpringsResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you so much for your friendly review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the staff, the facilities and of course the great game drives. Of course we feel the same, our guides are the best at what they do, but of...More

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O7263ONnicoles
4 March 2018|
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Response from CT15_12 | Reviewed this property |
The team at Makutsi were able to cater for a couple of guests who had different dietary requirements so I am sure that they should be able to cater for Gluten Free
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ckkona
1 January 2018|
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Response from Jennie M | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure if there are facilities to do your own laundry but we got ours done by the maids. It came back absolutely beautiful. Folded and ironed. What a treat 😊
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naturelover981
13 August 2017|
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Response from yvonneferguson245 | Reviewed this property |
When you present for breakfast you need to speak to a staff member in the dining hall and order your lunch as it is extra so not difficult to organize and choice of meals is good and are very reasonable cost wise.
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"The accommodation was clean and comfortable, basic but nice."
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"This is a very comfortable African style unit, you can safely leave your valuables in it, can't say I..."
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"The rooming accommodation was traditional housing type air conditioned well appointed and comfortable for..."
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"Very nice bungalow with all the amenities as mini bar and tea and coffee and beautiful gardens"
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