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Rhulani Safari Lodge

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We stayed at Rhulani for 4 nights Jan16. It was our first safari trip. On arrival we were met by Gerda the manager and her staff which made us immediately feel welcome after a long flight and transfer. Indeed, this greeting continued on each arrival back to the Lodge after Drives. We had carefully chose Rhulani as our Lodge because...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest First of all, thank you very much for your wonderful feedback. You have spent four nights with us and it was your first experience with the African wildlife. Given that you (as you describe) have made a very careful analysis to choose the right place for this experience, we are very proud that your choice has fallen to...

stockholm
Reviewed 6 February 2016

This was our first time on a safari, and me and my son had a great experience. The game drives were the highlights and we saw more animals than we had expected, even though it seemed to be quite dry for the season. Our ranger, Sean, seemed to love what he was doing and shared many interesting facts about the...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are glad to hear from you and to be sure that your first safari experience was a success with us. We are delighted that you and your son liked our lodge, the meals, the service from our staff, and that your expectations were even exceeded when you were out in the bush together with your ranger Sean....

Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Rhulani is the relatively new lodge in Madikwe and it has certainly stamped it's intention to be one of the best lodges in this part of the reserve. The rooms are beautiful, they are set out around a waterhole and each room has its own private dip pool. For some reason, I was under the impression that these pools were...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Hayley We would like to thank you very much visiting us at Rhulani and for taking the time, to summarize your impressions via TripAdvisor in such a wonderful way. Since you have as a "Level 4 Contributor" a lot of experience and possibilities to compare, especially in the Safari Lodge industry, we are pleased that we earned the highest...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We had the pleasure of three nighta at Rhulani during December 2015. It was excellent. Special word for Girlie Harri and the rest of the kitchen team. Patrick as our guide did well. The room cleaning team and management all contributed to a rejuvinating stay. The splashpool is a great feature and was well used. The outdoor shower and total...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest many thanks for your wonderful feedback after your stay with us at Rhulani. We are especially delighted that in your comment you mention by name our two chefs, and that you liked the meals. We will forward to Harry and Girlie your comment at our next morning meeting. We are also pleased that you were able to enjoy...

Reviewed 2 January 2016

We visited Rhulani for 5 nights from 26th December 2015. From the moment we were met by Gerda the manager, and Riaan our ranger/guide at the airstrip, we felt welcome, and this continued throughout our stay. We had never been on safari before, so were not sure what to expect. However, we were completely blown away by the different types...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Stella It is fantastic for us to read how you enjoyed every moment of your stay during the festive season with us in Rhulani, and to be certain that your very first safari became such a beautiful experience. Your descriptions of the various experiences with the African animals sound really amazing (especially with the many baby animals), but the...

Switzerland
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

we spent four days in the lodge. the family liked the lodge. the staff was very friendly and cheered us up with singing and dancing, (the chef is an exceptionally good singer). unfortunately three of our family members weren't allowed on bush walks, which was always a highlight for the family in previous trips to the bush. the kids apparently...

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Rhulani S, Inhaber at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest We remember your visit, which is now already back several months. It also nice for us to hear that you still remember some positive aspects of your stay, and you mention this to us and other tripdvisor viewers, such as the quality of the food, the comfort in the room, as well as the friendliness of our service....

Switzerland
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We spent 5 days at Rhulani this October and we are still daydreaming about our trip. It was absolutely fantastic! A beautiful place with incredible rooms, wonderful staff, 5* food and amazing safari trips - we've never felt so welcome and so well taken care of. Thank you again to the amazing staff - our ranger Sean for answering all...

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Rhulani S, Inhaber at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Paulina We read that two months have passed since your visit to Rhulani. We are very pleased that the memories are still present, and that you leave us now with such a wonderful feedback. Even more exciting for us is to be certain that the positive feelings remain, and that our place and our staff were helpful that "a...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This was our first time on a safari, and I must say that Rhulani was an excellent choice! We were very well taken care of, from the moment we got there to the moment we left. Every day's itinerary followed almost exactly as what was listed on Rhulani's website, with minor adjustments depending on the (really hot) weather. Service was...

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Rhulani S, Inhaber at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Michelle We are very pleased that after your long travel from Singapore your immersion in the African wilderness wirh us was according to your complete satisfaction. We are very thankful about your visit and your wonderful comment, which is a great motivation for our team! In particular we are pleased that you have not only enjoyed your safari experience...

Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

It was my first safari holiday and Rhulani set the bar pretty high. Nice cosy property, clean rooms. The outdoor showers are a special experience. So were the elephants and impalas that come by the watering hole just in front of the dining / pool area! Very good service and good food as well! Throughly enjoyed our game drives with...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gwen it is wonderful for us when we know that our guests were pleased in all aspects which a Safari Lodge has to offer. Thank you very much for your visit, for the time to write us a wonderful comment and that you would recommend us to your friends. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the game...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We stayed at Rhulani for three nights and it was absolutely perfect. My first trip to South Africa could not have been better. The lodge was top class, great staff and wonderful dining. We loved the game drives with Riaan, who just started at Rhulani as a ranger. He managed to show us the Big Five within 4 hours. Unforgettable...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Porsje We are so glad that your first experience with South Africa and with Rhulani has gone so well, and that we could pamper you in different aspects. We note that your Ranger Riaan has done a great job, which pleases us very much. Finding all of the Big 5 in this big reserve in such a short time...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Succumb to the peace and tranquility of this spectacular setting. Relax in the spaciousness of your private luxury chalet with its own deck and plunge pool.Each chalet includes a Morso fireplace, climate control air conditioner, mini bar fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and full en-suite bathroom and outside shower. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rhulani Safari Lodge

Address: Bravo 21 Wonderboom node, Madikwe Game Reserve 2840, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: €577 - €865 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rhulani Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All room the same nic and privaten”
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“every room is beautiful!”
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“#5 was the cats meow!”
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“Dont do all the game drives if you want to enjoy your room! skip some haha!”
keitumetsem, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Consider to fly directly from O.R. Tambo International to Madikwe western airstrip.”
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