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Monate Game Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Brad and Nicky's Wedding was an overwhelming success and made memorable by the assistance of all at Monate Lodge. We do however have one criticism - the food served on Saturday evening was disappointing. In hindsight, we wish that our Friday Night menu had been repeated as the Wedding Dinner. Overall a memorable and excellent experience.

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MonateGL, General Manager at Monate Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments, and also for the concerns regarding the Saturday dinner. We see it as a serious matter and it is being taken up with the relevant department. We trust that your next visit to Monate will exceed your expectations on all levels!

Middelberg
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We really enjoyed our stay and appreciate all the trouble you've gone through to make our Dad's 80th special. We were well looked after and your staff, the food and our rooms were excellent. Thank you very much! We will definitely be back for more special occasions!

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MonateGL, General Manager at Monate Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the beautiful feedback, it was a pleasure having you! We look forward to welcoming you to Monate again soon.

Knysna
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Lovely venues for events and weddings. Well informed game rangers, very professional , ensured each individuals requirements were met. Rooms spacious and clean. Additional hotel staff training would be great.

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MonateGL, General Manager at Monate Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you had a good experience and wish to inform you that we are constantly involved in further training with our staff in order to provide the best service.

Central Poland, Poland
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We went there with friends and spent two days. On the first day there were two other people the next day we were alone. I believe this made our experience exceptional. Not only it was peacful (this place can accomodate ca. 60 people) but we received the highest quality of service. We took 2 game drives with Ruan - great...

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MonateGL, General Manager at Monate Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you had an overall pleasant experience and we apologize that the food did not completely live up to your expectations. The feedback will be discussed with the chef and we trust your next visit will exceed expectations on all levels.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and appreciated the staff's efficiency and friendliness. We wish particularly to commend the pleasant and knowledgeable game rangers who conducted the morning and evening drives.The family wedding was a success. We do have one criticism - the food at breakfast-time and lunch. We had two vegetarians who found little to eat, except salads. These were...

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MonateGL, General Manager at Monate Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We apologize for the inconvenience regarding the vegetarians - the matter will be investigated immediately and we will be in touch with you personally with feedback.

Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Thank you for all your trouble to make it very memorable! Friendly, equipped staff and a beautiful place. Everything was clean, staff is great and they truly went out of their way to make it pretty and nice. Overall excellent!

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MonateGL, General Manager at Monate Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the beautiful feedback. We pride ourselves in our great staff and service, and are pleased that you experienced nothing less. We hope you will visit again soon!

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

December 2016 saw my family book out the lodge for a wedding. Based in the U.K. We had never seen Monate until we actually in South Africa three days before the wedding. Safe to say we were not let down by what we had booked. Our liaison with Jeannie the wedding planner had been seamless and the website guided us...

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MonateGL, General Manager at Monate Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely feedback. It was such a pleasure having you and we hope you will visit us again whenever you make the trip to SA again!

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Excellent event, great venue and service! All staff, from reception, waiters, wedding planners and game vehicle drivers made sure that all guests needs were taken care of! Venue and amediaties are great and lovely rooms to go with it!

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Thank you for the beautiful feedback. We pride ourselves in our great staff and service, and are pleased that you experienced nothing less. We hope you will visit again soon!

Rsa
Reviewed 15 March 2017

It was an amazing experience. Monate is truly a gem with friendly staff and mouth watering food. The attention to detail is impeccable. We enjoyed our stay and definitely go back in the future. Absolutely loved it!

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Thank you for the lovely feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Jhb
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Was an amazing weekend the food was divine, the staff helpful and friendly. Really sad we needed to leave. I would recommend this venue anytime. We absolutely loved the decor for the Friday night dinner in the cave and the reception was breath taking.

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What a pleasure to receive such great feedback. We hope to welcome you back to Monate again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the gem of the bushveld... Monate Game Lodge is an elegant and peaceful breakaway retreat where guests can enjoy the tranquility of the bush whilst being treated like royalty. Nestled in manicured gardens, the modern rooms offer an opportunity to indulge in a peaceful and relaxing environment. With all the amenities & necessities at one's reach, each air-conditioned room also has its own spacious full en-suite bathroom, mini bar, hair dryers and other necessities, accommodating a maximum of 52 sharing or 26 singles. The two luxury tented units offer another two en-suite rooms each, with private splash pools on the deck and lounges, bringing the total capacity of Monate Game Lodge to 60 sharing. At Monate our unsurpassed dining experience is designed to tantalize your taste buds, specializing from venison to vegetarian dishes, served in different settings, such as our unique natural cave, in the open bush, around the lodge camp fire or air-conditioned dining room. Indulge in a night cap under the stars around a bonfire, listening to the wooing of the jackals, bringing about a restful night's sleep. Monate's private game reserve is set in 1839 hectares of bush, open plains and a variety of interesting koppies and is home to buffalo, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, brown hyena & large variety of antelope. Behold Mother Nature at her best watching the sunset whilst sipping cocktails in the open bush during late afternoon game drives. We are proud to be a part of a cheetah rehabilitation project. Our modern conference centre is situated close to the lodge sporting wireless internet connection and mobile telephone reception. The fully equipped air-conditioned centre can accommodate all seating styles with breakaway rooms and en-suites. Being a malaria-free location makes us ideal for team building coupled with the beauty of the surroundings. Additional facilities include under cover parking, complimentary tea / coffee station in our lounge accompanied by DSTV on our large screen TV, fully licensed bar, outdoor swimming pools, jacuzzi, not to mention clay pigeon shooting & our 9 hole mini golf course. Larger groups can rest assured with the knowledge of exclusive use of the lodge for the duration of their stay. Our exceptional and vibrant team will ensure that your function is an overwhelming and memorable success. Monate Game Lodge IS Limpopo's best kept Secret! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monate Game Lodge

Address: Modimolle (Nylstroom) 0510, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Modimolle (Nylstroom)
Price Range: €288 - €338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Monate Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Good, clean, well furnished, serviced accommodation with every room looking out on lovely well kept grounds”
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“There are 2 private lodges which are worth trying to get if you can and don 't miss dinner in the cave”
PretoriaRobbo, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would chose the tents. The connected rooms are not sound proof.”
lindav133, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“All the rooms are beautifula and well placed. Rooms set aside for the bridal party offer more privace and have amazing outdoor showers!”
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