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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about Mohlabetsi was terrific. Meals were tasty and plentiful, kind staff, great room and common area. We had Lucky as our guide and loved him-although we heard good things about Carl, Sam and Hamilton as well. Our favorite part of the day (besides the game drives) was dinner around the boma (fire). The room was perfect-decorated nicely, had a...

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, we were graciously welcomed and treated to lavish meals, wonderful lodging, and 6 incredible game drives with Hamilton and Doc (who also introduced us to the southern African tradition, the "sundowner!). We found the Big 5 and a myriad of other fascinating animals. The weather was warm and pleasant and we were lucky enough to...

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st. louis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had never been on a safari before and were not sure what to expect. We stayed 3 nights and went on 6 game drives. This lodge was only a 30-40 minute drive from Hoedspruit airport which is a big plus. The people who work here are so kind and patient in explaining the different animals and their habits/habitats. They...

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loughton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent three nights here in February. It is a pleasant lodge and well run. The rooms are comfortable and have air conditioning. The food is acceptable but nothing special. My reason for the rating was for the safari experience. This is very much a destination for people who have not done a safari before. It is geared to showing...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Mohlabetsi for 3 nights in February 2017. Every part of the service, rooms and the freindliness of the staff was excellent. With Mohlabetsi being quite a small lodge max 20 guests, you do get to know the other guests and share experiences, as well as the staff are able to offer a high level of service to...

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Skovde, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms and surrondings very nice. Poolarea enough space. The food breakfast, lunch, dinner was delicius. It was a large area to make safaris in. Enough time to see different animals at the safaris.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time at Mohlabetsi lodge! The staff is very kind and the food is very nice! Although I think air conditioning is necessary, the rooms are confortable. I really enjoyed the game drives!!!

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at Mohlahbetsi was nothing short of incredible! I really enjoyed the family type atmosphere that they had. Everyone seemed to get along really well and they were all collectively extremely eager to make sure that their guests wanted for nothing. Their attention to detail was exemplary and in everything you felt welcome. I went alone and they made...

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Oberscheidweiler, Germany
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely time at mohlabetsie.great gamedrives with also an eye fot the schmaller anymals.fantastic food,beautiful rooms ,great pool .and a sweat and helpfull staff.we love to come again. Dirk andJacqueline Doldersum.

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Kalmar, Sweden
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Everything was excellent. Friendly and engaged crew overall. The safaritours was exciting and our guide was very good. To see wild animals is an extraordinary experience. Driving in the bush surrounded by big elephants is so cool.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are situated in the vast Balule Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger Park. Get close up to the Big 5 & other animals on vehicle safaris & walks. Luxurious accommodation in a small, privately owned camp, excellent meals & South African hospitality at an extremely affordable price. Easy access via self-drive or daily flights & shuttles from Johannesburg. Relax around a swimming pool & enjoy aroma-therapy massages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge

Address: PO Box 862, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Price Range: €395 - €480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Mohlabetsi Safari Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge South Africa/Balule Nature Reserve
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