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    Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve | North West, Madikwe Game Reserve 2865, South Africa
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Visited first weekend in December, what a fabulous experience! We were part of a group of 11 . Food - fantastic, logistics must be good to serve fresh fruit & salads on a daily basis Room - Superb, 1 quiet, private and near main lodge...More

    Thank Marga O
    Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Marga O, Thank you very much for your kind review and compliments! We hope to welcome you all back again soon! Regards,

    Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

    Madikwe Hills is a luxurious safari lodge, 4 hours drive or a short flight from Johannesburg. The accommodation comprises individual bungalows that are spacious and offer great views of the bush and wildlife from private balconies complete with plunge pools. Game drives - twice a...More

    2  Thank MrFredBrown
    Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear MrFredBrown, Thank you very much for your kind and descriptive review and for taking the time to mention and thank all the staff personally. We hope to see you again soon! Regards,

    Reviewed October 14, 2017

    We loved this lodge in Madikwe game reserve, the suit is very comfortable and elegantly decorated. You feel that you're in Africa. The room has a deck, you can view the animals coming to the waterhole during the day. Safari is quite good, we saw...More

    5  Thank the_CPO
    Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear the_CPO, Thank you very much for your feedback. We appreciate all feedback and use it to improve what we have to offer. We are very far away from Cape Town and therefore there are delivery costs of the wine that has to be taken...More

    Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

    Our friends from South Africa chose this resort and we were all thrilled with it. The lodges were detached, spacious & luxurious, with private decks & pool, and views down from the hillside to the bush. We enjoyed excellent meals, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea &...More

    Thank Diane C
    Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Diane C, Thank you very much for your kind review. It truly is a very special experience to be able to come so close to the animals and still view their natural behaviour. Limiting the amount of vehicles in a sighting keeps the animals...More

    Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

    (Warning, mainly for Israelis/Jews, at the end of the review) My wife and I stayed in Madikwe Hills during the beginning of October for our honeymoon. We were given cabin 1, and had Althi as our guide and Sydney as our tracker. With tons of...More

    1  Thank Yoav A
    Response from HannesMadikweHills, General Manager at Madikwe Hills Private Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Yoav A, Thank you so much for the beautiful praises you bestow upon us - to be named as your best holiday ever really make us incredibly honoured! I am so sorry that our boma entertainment brought back memories of the holocaust - it...More

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    • Pool
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    • Free Internet
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$1,293 - US$2,967 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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    Lynda2040
    December 4, 2017|
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    Response from HannesMadikweHills | Property representative |
    Hello Lynda2040, Thank you for your question. There is no dress code: some guests like dress up whilst others come to dinner in the same clothing they wore on safari. Most guests wear smart casual to dinner. Regards,
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    Shirley2810
    November 8, 2017|
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    Hello Shirley2810, We are open the whole year through, also over Christmas and New Years. On Christmas morning you will go on a 3 hour safari. On return you will enjoy a leisurely breakfast on the main deck overlooking... More
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    September 30, 2017|
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    Hello barneysgirl, I am unable to type out the html link as tripadvisor wont let me post it. So just remove the spaces in the following: w w w . madikwehills . com And you can send an email to (once again remove the... More
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