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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since we arrived with a big plastic bag of new items we looked a little out of place for our reception committee among the lavish objets d'art in the lounging area under tall overarching thatch. But when the ice melted this was a lovely place to stay in safari country - one of my favorites. This is a perfect choice...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Royal Malewane fulfilled all my expectations and then went beyond. The staff, the service, the game drives, the food, the spa, and the overall luxury were outstanding. I can not recommend Royal Malewane more.... number one on my bucket list is now fulfilled!!!!!

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3Thank Harriet E
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Our second visit to Royal Malewane was every bit as perfect as the first. The lodges & the facilities are absolutely spectacular, the food is delicious & being a gluten free guest I was catered for incredibly well. What really makes staying at the Royal Malewane so special is the staff; the team are so friendly, so personable, incredibly caring...

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Thank Laura H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Royal Malewane offers the very best in safari experiences. My fiancee and I visited in January 2017, soon after getting engaged in Cape Town. From start to finish our stay was perfect. This was due to fantastic staff offering impeccable service in a setting that is second to none. The lodge itself is in a fantastic location in the Thornybush...

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Truro
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Our stay at Royal Malewane was more wonderful than we could have possibly dreamt of: the game drives were spectacular, the room was magnificent, and the staff could not have been more accommodating. Thank you so much!

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3Thank Kat R
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2017

What an amazing location staff and food with fantastic wine pairing an unbelievable night of enjoyment.Thank you to the management especially Andrew N and his great team - wonderful hospitality and great friendship and so very professional.Not to be forgotten for a long time!! The evening was made all that more special with lovely birthday cake brought to the table...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My family and I visited Royal Malewane over Christmas in 2016. It was absolutely perfect - apart from the weather, which I don't suppose they can be blamed for. We had the Royal Suite and so had our own chef and staff. It was really, really fabulous. So spacious and beautifully decorated. Lovely deck with pool looking right into the...

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London
Reviewed 28 December 2016

After 10 years, I took my family back to the Royal Malewane, the children now in their early 20s, but this time, rather than in May, we travelled over Christmas. The hotel is physically unchanged, but pristine as ever. The sheer care, attention, friendly disposition and excellence of the staff makes the visit an absolute joy, whilst the surroundings and...

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Houston
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The Royal Malewane royal suite experience is a trip of a life time that my family and I will never forget. Everything was far beyond 5 star if that is even possible. The exquisite décor, incredible food and the unbelievable safari experience with very knowledgeable guides with something a little extra that I have not ever seen before even in...

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Shelton, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This was our last stop on our trip and it was a great way to end the trip. The accommodations were superior as was the service. The staff is Warm and welcoming. There isn't anything they won't do for you. The game drives were great; our guide and tracker were extremely Professional and fun. The spa and treatments were the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royal Malewane is an exclusive private safari lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park. The guiding team is one of the most qualified in Africa which means that your Big 5 safari experience will be unsurpassed. Royal Malewane has 6 luxury suites, 2 Royal Suites and Africa House. The Royal Suites each have 2 bedrooms while Africa House is an exclusive use, 6 bedroom bush villa. As part of The Royal Portfolio, Royal Malewane offers guests the highest levels of luxury, exceptional cuisine and personalised service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Malewane

Address: Avoca Road, Thornybush Reserve, Limpopo | Limpopo Province, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: €3,126 - €3,369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Malewane 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms have special features unique to the bush surrounds.”
 of 5 bubbles john_mittan, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Royal Suite has two double bedrooms and its own private sitting room, dining room, deck, pool, terraces galore. Wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles rosie052, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“let Andrew explain what wines to chose with your meals”
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