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    Madikwe River Lodge

    R24, Madikwe Game Reserve 2876, South Africa
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    • Excellent64%
    • Very good23%
    • Average7%
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    “the reserve” (19 reviews)
    “game drives” (65 reviews)
    “three star” (3 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 17 August 2016

    Great location and idyllic setting. Benson and Amos conduct the best game drives we had ever been on- informative, fun, exciting and well worth every minute spent out in the bush. We loved the weekend spent here with warm and hospitable staff, lovely private rooms...More

    Thank connellcruise
    Response from Naledi1, Marketing Assitant at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 19 August 2016

    Dear Valued Guest Thank you very much for sharing your stay experience with Madikwe River Lodge and with others here on TripAdvisor. The fact that you mentioned our Lodge without doubt and we love to read that you have enjoyed all the services you have...More

    Reviewed 6 August 2016

    The team at Madikwe exceeded all our expectations for a safari. The game drives was exciting and insightful, and the entire family was deeply engaged in the wild life we tracked and followed for several days. The lodge is offering very good service and facilities,...More

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    Thank Thomas S
    Response from Naledi1, Marketing Assistant at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 10 August 2016

    Thank you for the positive feedback, wish to host you again.

    Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

    My wife and i had the perfect honeymoon at Madikwe River Lodge. We stayed here for 4 days and 3 nights. The transfer to the lodge was amazing. We spent an hour driving through the reserve and had our first sightings of different animals. We...More

    Thank derekdd83
    Response from Naledi1, Marketing Assistant at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 28 July 2016

    Dear Valued Guests Thank you for the positive feedback.Glad we met your satisfaction.

    Reviewed 14 July 2016

    We were a family of four who stayed at the lodge between 20th June 2016 and 22nd June 2016.The staff at the lodge is very friendly and eager to accomodate to your requirements.The safari guide ,Benson was just outstanding .He made great efforts to show...More

    Thank sameer g
    Response from Naledi1, Marketing Assistant at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 15 July 2016

    Thank you for the positive feedback.

    Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

    We were a big group of around 24 including kids. From the time we entered the staff were very friendly and went out of their way to ensure our stay was a memorable one. Our game drives were fantastic, saw quite a bit and guides...More

    Thank Lalithkumar M
    Response from Naledi1, Marketing Assistant at Madikwe River LodgeResponded 7 July 2016

    Thank you for the positive feedback.

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$509 - US$733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Madikwe River Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve ,
    • Madikwe River Lodge South Africa/Madikwe Game Reserve
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    16 October 2017|
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    Response from guestrelations552 | Property representative |
    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.
    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.
    19 March 2017|
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    Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
    I'm from the UK so can't advise on voltage but adaptors are necessary ( and provided by the lodge).
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    "Have radio/alarm clocks that will have radio at least"
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    "All rooms are nice and have a view of the river."
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    "Room 17 has a perfect view on the river. Room 11 is the best for baby-monitoring"
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    "Don't know what Room tip means but one comment would be that both lodge and game driver need better first..."
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