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    Makalali Private Game Lodge

    PO Box 809, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent77%
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    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    As a South African this game lodge hit all the right notes, in our short stay we managed to come across the big 5 in 4 very enthusiastic and enjoyable game drives. Not only did we see Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant and Rhino we were...More

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    Response from FelicitySmyth, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded 9 May 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your experience of Makalali Private Game Lodge with fellow travellers on Trip Advisor. I am soo pleased to read you thoroughly enjoyed your tine with us. The game viewing at Makalali is very good and we love to showcase...More

    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    Had a fantastic 2 night stay at the Em Tomeni Lodge. What a beautiful Lodge! Each individual cabin is superb! Spacious, great king bed, great outdoor shower, great design! Safe, veranda, and separate unique quiet room off the veranda. The meals were superb. Our driver/guide,...More

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    Response from FelicitySmyth, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded 9 May 2017

    Dear Guest I am delighted to read that you had such a wonderful time with us at Makalali Private Game Lodge. We take such pride in ensuring to try and make each of our guests stay special. I am pleased to read that we seem...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2017

    Just returned from a weekend in Makalali and wanted to thank everybody in Camp 1 for making our experience really memorable! Loved every minute. Our game drives were among the best we have ever had. The food, room and setting just felt exclusive, secluded and...More

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    Response from FelicitySmyth, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded 6 April 2017

    Dear Guest I am thrilled to learn that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience with us at Makalali Private Game Lodge. We will definitely sure your feedback with the team at Tandane Camp. Thank you for sharing your your feedback with fellow travellers on Trip Advisor....More

    Reviewed 27 February 2017

    It was a very nice experience. Everything was perfect. We enjoyed a lot and saw many animals - the big seven were there. The lodge services are just wonderful. We recomend this lodge. The only thing we missed is some offers for extra safari in...More

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    Response from FelicitySmyth, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded 6 April 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you so very much for taking the time to write of your experience with us at Makalali Private Game Lodge. We take such pride is ensuring that all our guest have a wonderful safari when staying at our lodge. Having the Big...More

    Reviewed 16 January 2017

    My partner and I have just returned from a three night stay at Makalali Private Game Lodge. It was a truly amazing experience. The service we received was absolutely 5 star from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. Our every need was...More

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    Response from FelicitySmyth, General Manager at Makalali Private Game LodgeResponded 9 February 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you so very much for sharing your feedback of your stay with us at Makalali Private Game Lodge on Trip Advisor. I am so pleased to read that you had such a wonderful time with us at Makalali Private Game Lodge. We...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • USD 483 - USD 630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Limpopo Province >
    • Hoedspruit
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    Response from Rajeeka | Reviewed this property |
    I believe kids are allowed as I saw many families. However did not see babies. Game drives are great and you are able to see the Big 5 However you need to stay a minimum of 3 nights to ensure you see all of them.
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    23 November 2016|
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    Response from Mom-likes-travelling | Reviewed this property |
    I was a guest there - yes I think they did. Although bring cash for tips
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    "Enjoy every minute of your time there. The rooms are wondrerful."
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    "Nature at its best, great view of the big five in a secure environment"
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    "All rooms are of a high standard and are similar"
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    "no comments"
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