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Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 765*
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the place of dreams, nothing can prepare you for the beauty and serenity of this place through from the opulent although gorgeous homely setting of the lodge to the beautiful individual lodges. The staff are extremely attentive although never evident as such you feel immediately welcome and this radiates through your whole stay. The rangers are extremely...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

It's such a pleasure and honour to keep welcoming you back at Kichaka and we are humbled by your lovely review. Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to do this, we are most grateful. It means everything to us that you all so enjoy your time with us and we look forward to many more...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lodge, amenities and food were all great however the wonder came from the game drives. We were lucky enough to have head ranger, Chris, who is clearly very passionate about what he does and is a really nice guy too. We enjoyed every single drive despite the cold weather, the rain and the elusive cheetah :-) It was truly...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for you lovely review of your stay with us at Kichaka. It gives us great pleasure that you so enjoyed your time with us especially your game drives with Chris. He leads an amazing team of rangers who all strive to ensure that our guests have an unforgettable experience while on game drive. What a pleasure it will...

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous stay we had at Kichaka. Rooms were very large and nicely decorated, dark wood furniture and wooden floors, inside and outside shower. Big decking area with a plunger pool , which was great for those in between game drive moments. The food was amazing , I would go as far as saying one of the best I...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of your time with us at Kichaka. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and really appreciate your compliments of the lodge, what our chefs have to offer as well as your safaris with Chris for the benefit of future guests. We would very much like to welcome you...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 7 of us visited Kichaka for 4 nights. From the moment we arrived we were in awe. It is a small place with beautiful bungalows - all with plunge pools around a waterhole. When we arrived there were 4 hippo in front of the lodge who stayed in the waterhole the whole time we were there. They...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

Your review of your stay at Kichaka makes our staff both proud and grateful. It gives us great pleasure to ensure that each and every guest has an unforgettable experience and your words touch the very essence of what we strive to achieve. Thank you for sharing such a lovely detailed review. It will be our honour to welcome you...

Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay at Kichaka with superb staff friendliness. The booking procedure was 5 star with excellent service and fast answers (thank you Myzinda) The food was superb and the game drives successful with our top motivated and friendly ranger Jason driving us. To be improved: Our last stay was 2010 and we noticed the wear and tear...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

What an honour to welcome you back at Kichaka. Thank you for reviewing your stay with us, both positive as well as where we can improve. We have a general refurbishment schedule planned for July, when we can close the lodge for a few weeks, which will address the areas you mentioned and you will see a marked improvement on...

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed here in early April for 5 days. The game drives are what you expect, full on off road experience with experienced, knowledgable & friendly rangers. There's quite a few vehicles around as the reserve is not huge, but they all coordinate pretty well so there's only ever 2 vehicles there looking at what you're looking at & more...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely detailed and honest review of your stay with us at Kichaka. We really appreciate you taking the time to do this. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, especially the game drives, and that you found the lodge beautiful, comfortable and spacious. We happily cater for any special dietary requirements including children....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We're a family of 4 with a 13 and 11 year old. And our 3 days here was everything and more that all of us could possible have hoped for. Ben was our game ranger throughout, leading us on 6 outstanding drives full of wonder, cheer and education in the company of some delightful fellow guests. He was brilliant. As...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

It gives us great pleasure to read your review of your stay with us at Kichaka. Thank you for sharing it with us and our future guests. We are so pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit especially your game drives with Ben, he is so passionate, as well as the lodge and what our chefs have to...

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We came here as part of a honeymoon and at the end of driving the garden route from Cape Town and I'm so glad we kept the best till last. It was 2 of the best days I've ever had and did not want to leave. Not only due to the brilliant game drives led by our fantastic guide Ben,...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

It was a privilege and a pleasure to be a part of your special celebration. We are so thrilled that we could add to the enjoyment of your honeymoon and that it meant so much to you. We really appreciate you sharing your Kichaka experience for our future guests benefit and would love to welcome you back at our lodge...

Carlton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Our first safari and I'm not sure if it could have been any better. The organisation from arrival at the gate house, transfer to the lodge and the twice daily game drives was faultless. The game drives are clearly a key part and we were not disappointed, our ranger Jonty was knowledgeable and tried to ensure that we were able...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a lovely and detailed review of your stay with us at Kichaka. Words cannot express how pleased we are to read this. It means everything to all of us that you enjoyed every aspect of your experience and that we could offer a perfect end to your visit. What an honour it will be to...

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Absolutely everything is amazing in Kichaka, the common rooms are very comfortable and the fireplaces are real treat after your chilly safari. The rooms or actually huts are just fabulous . The dinners are excellent, high quality restaurant a la carte . Also a la carte breakfast has nice choices to choose from and tastes very good. The best part...

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KichakaManager, General Manager at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely detailed review of your stay with us at Kichaka. It was our absolute pleasure and we are pleased beyond words that you enjoyed every aspect of your time with us especially your game drives with Ashley. He is a true asset to Kichaka and so passionate in what he offers each and every...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in a private game reserve in the malaria-free Eastern Cape, Kichaka is the perfect place to enjoy a Big Five safari experience in quiet luxury. Feel instantly at home - the lounge and dining areas are positioned to offer uninterrupted views across unspoiled bush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge

Address: Assegaai Bush, Grahamstown 6148, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: $868 - $1,281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“some of the bungalows are directly on the waterhole - these have the better view from the deck”
eurobarbie, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have views over the watering hole but all rooms are nice.”
sim0nct, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All lodges are beautiful and you will be lucky to have one over-looking the water-hole as this is not guaranteed”
ACK66Pepe, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are identical (10 rooms) but there is a couple higher up that have a better view of the watering hole.”
JudithWilson, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view and are particularly luxurious!”
brunospb, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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