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    Etali Safari Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Reviewed 23 March 2017

    Great staff, friendly and knowledgeable game driver/spotters and just a very enjoyable and relaxing time. The rooms are great and spacious, our room had a beautiful view of the watering hole and the animals that visited it through the day. Angie, Patrick, Prince, and all...More

    1  Thank BD_Singapore
    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 10 April 2017

    Dear BD, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your stay at the lodge! We are very glad to hear that the team made your stay so memorable. We would like to apologise for any delay in picking you...More

    Reviewed 20 March 2017

    Etali far exceeded our expectations. It was a magical four days. We did 8 safari tours and one hiking tour. And we used the spa twice. The rooms were large and immaculate. The patio is completely private and the patio shower and hot whirl pool...More

    1  Thank Randy S
    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 10 April 2017

    Dear Randy, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your stay. We are very glad to hear that all aspects of your stay exceeded your expectations! We look forward to hosting you again, with your children, in 2018! Kind...More

    Reviewed 17 March 2017

    We had a great time. The rooms are very confortable and big. With a lot of fetuares. From your deck you can see the game if you were lucky. The Team is very obliging and friendly. During the game drives you learn a lot from...More

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    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 10 April 2017

    Dear KK, Thank you for the warm review of your stay. We are glad to hear that all features of your stay were to your liking and that you had such an amazing time forming memories at the lodge. We look forward to hosting you...More

    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    I have spent a great deal of,time visiting many different luxury lodges in different reserves of South Africa over many years. I was anxious to go to Madikwe and I chose Etali. The lodge has some attractive features but, in general, it is corporate in...More

    Thank Joan K
    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 15 March 2017

    Dear Joan, In response to your critical review of your stay at Etali, I would like to take this opportunity to address some of the concerns you have raised: Your impression of the lodge as corporate and lacking intimate areas surprised us somewhat. Etali is...More

    Reviewed 11 March 2017

    Fantastic staff, great game viewing, food was amazing. Couldn't have asked for a better stay. The lodge is beautiful and worth the trip for anyone looking to enjoy a luxury safari trip. Highly recommend!

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    Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 16 March 2017

    Dear Claudia, Thank you very much for your enthustiastic recommendation. It is always welcome when guests give such positive feedback on their Etali experience. We look forward to hosting you again in the future! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
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    • US$944 - US$1,320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Location
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    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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    simona47
    25 March 2017|
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    Response from JonSyd | Reviewed this property |
    Hi we just stayed there. its a short walk from the lodge , 2-3 min tops. Its probably the most private of the lodges, but it does not have a direct view of the water hole. It is however one of the " roads" taken by the... More
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    31 August 2016|
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    Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
    All the rooms are lovely, but I think the only ones with a clear view are those near the waterhole. Remember though that the real opportunity to see animals are on the game drives in the morning and evening. During the... More
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