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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We always enjoy our stay here,the food,service and hospitality is great...we have been coming for about 7 years but do notice the lodge is starting to look a bit tired,some maintenance,painting etc needs to be considered

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Response from Naledi1, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 9 May 2017

Dear Valued Guests Thank you for taking time to complete our questionnaire and to comment on it.The fact that you mentioned our lodge,we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services you have been offered.Wish to host you again in the future.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Madikwe River Lodge exceeded my expectations. We had a wonderful stay. The Game viewing was the highlight of our stay. Our Ranger, Amos managed to find 4 of the big 5. We even saw Cheetah and Wild dog. The service was excellent and the food...More

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Response from Naledi1, Guest Relations Officer at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 14 April 2017

Dear Valued Guests Thank you for taking time to share your experiences with Madikwe River Lodge and others on Trip Advisor. The fact that you mentioned our lodge without doubt,we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services you have been offered and...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Where to begin??? Beautiful setting. The most friendly, attentive staff. Delicious food and the most wonderful game drives. Our guide, Fortune was so knowledgeable and interesting as will as a great off road driver. We stayed here for my wife's birthday and had the most...More

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Response from Pertunia M, Marketing Assistant at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 2 March 2017

Dear Valued Guests Thank you so much for sharing you experience with us. We appreciate the fact that you mentioned our lodge with pride and love to read that you have enjoyed your stay and all the services that you have been offered by Madikwe...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

What an experience! This lodge on the Madikwe Game Reserve offered us everything we could have wanted. The accommodation is perfection, beautifully comfortable beds and wonderful decor. The decks overlook the river giving you some lovely views as you relax between drives. The game drives...More

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Response from Pertunia M, Marketing Assistant at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 2 March 2017

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Nice and friendly accommodation of our wishes at arrival. it was no problem to change the room we had been allocated. Punctual and friendly service. Our guide made lots of efforts to show animals and was well read and experienced in nature.More

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Response from Pertunia M, Marketing Assistant at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 16 February 2017

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Marco P
25 March 2018|
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Response from MK1Barry | Reviewed this property |
No platforms, and not many birds. But the open jeeps go near enough to the animals for great photos.
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rohmi17
16 October 2017|
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Good Day, thank you for taking the time to write to us, English is preferable at Madikwe River Lodge or any around as it is easy to communicate.Hope you going to enjoy your stay at the lodge. We cannot wait to meet you.
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aka_cookie
31 May 2017|
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Response from Pertunia M | Property representative |
The minimum age for kids permitted on game drive is 7 years and above and below we offer them 1 hour kiddies game which start at 11h00 after breakfast and parents are welcome to join the kids.
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