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    Buffalo Ridge Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (140)
    Room & Suite (22)
    Dining (7)
    Tau Game Lodge
    Madikwe Safari Lodge
    Rhulani Safari Lodge
    Thakadu River Camp

    • Excellent71%
    • Very good16%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “game tours” (2 reviews)
    “big cats” (2 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    3 Star Hotel
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    Tau Game Lodge
    Madikwe Safari Lodge
    Rhulani Safari Lodge
    Thakadu River Camp
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our second visit to Buffalo Ridge and we were even more impressed than the first time around! The staff's commitment to the project is impressive with great attention to detail in both the housekeeping and presentation of the delicious food! Our ranger Franco...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a wonderful stay at Buffalo ridge. All the staff where very welcoming and friendly. The service was great and the meals absolutely delicious. We were surprised at the good wine list on offer and found the wines to be well priced. Don't miss...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This lodge is run by a local community and their efforts are impressive. Rooms are large, very comfy beds and pillows, a/c and fan are great plus glass shower looking outside. Nice pool overlooking the Game Reserve and food is delicious! Game Driver Franco promised...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    After happily bei g to Madikwe many times before this trip was none of a kind. The lodge has so much potential in its layout and location but is completely lacking atmosphere. The fire in the boma was never lit, staff went to sleep when...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My fiancé and I, along with our friends, visited the Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge in March 2017. A colleague of mine recommended it, touting it as an affordable safari experience that really delivered. There were some things about Buffalo Ridge that were outstanding and some...More

    Tau Game Lodge
    Madikwe Safari Lodge
    Rhulani Safari Lodge
    Thakadu River Camp
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$429 - US$640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    Traveller (140)
    Room & Suite (22)
    Dining (7)
    Pool & Beach (5)
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    Room Tips
    "There isn't a bad villa"
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    "We were in a Lodge a short walk away from the main building. At night we were escorted back by one of the..."
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    "All the rooms are the same, but room 6 has the best view overlooking the valley."
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    "Lower room numbers are closer to the restaurant and reception area."
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