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Madi a Thavha Mountain Lodge

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R 522 Louis trichardt - Vivo Plot 17, Louis Trichardt 920 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

A party of six, we stayed in Limpopo House and one of the Suites for a night at the end of April 2017 for a total price of around R6400 DB&B. We were en route between Pafuri Border Camp in the Kruger Park and Johannesburg....More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Excellent hotel with interesting walks and cultural activities. A Dutch couple own the hotel and have empowered the locals and they run it with the owners guidance. Lovey rooms. Great dinners. Good location.

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank ChintaSouthAfrica
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stopped over for a night on the way to Pafuri and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We had lovely accommodation in the Limpopo House - very comfortable and well equipped. The food was very good (dinner and breakfast) and the staff were friendly but professional....More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We spent only one night at Madi a Thavha after attending a friend's wedding at a nearby resort. After a bit of rough terrain driving (thankfully during daylight) we made it to this beautiful oasis. The brief glimpse that we had of first class service,...More

Date of stay: March 2017
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stayed her for 3 nights in the Funduzi apartment. We were absolutely blown away by the high quality of our accommodation. There was so much space - probably over the top for just the two of us, but the most spacious accommodation we encountered...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Madi a Thavha mountain lodge - get the feel of colourful, vibrant, rural Limpopo! Luxury suites and guest rooms splashed in rural hip and colour. Scrumptious fusion food and the best of local CraftArt More in our gallery, shop, textile studio and on our village and rural lifestyle tours in Northern Limpopo. There are also exciting hiking, cycling and birding opportunities around the lodge. Madi a Thavha has a warm homey feel and our well-informed staff really bend over backwards to ensure that guest have a real good time in the North. Madi a Thavha is popular for: • being different with our village tours and focus on culture, art & craft and sustainable development • our unusual and colourful interiors - rural hip fused with luxury, 4-star accommodation • being in the centre of a rich variety of culture, big game, birds and unique experiences in Northern Limpopo, • being a few hours away from the Kruger National Park, world heritage site of Mapungubwe, neighboring Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique • home cooked meals and sporting the Portfolio collections' 'chef's hat'. Without paying a penny more guests can sleep well knowing that Madi a Thavha is Fair Trade certified and respect human rights, cultures and environment with and on behalf of our guests. To see at the lodge: • our top notch Art & Culture centre displays the colourful history of the region • the finest art of Northern Limpopo to be seen in our Dancing Fish gallery. • Pop in to see what we are up to in our Textile & Design studio or workshops at the lodge • our CraftArt shop is stocked with unique products of the region To do here: Madi a Thavha offers a variety of guided cultural and lifestyle village tours. Fun activities for adults and children, hiking, cycling and birding can be done practically from your room or suite's doorstep too. Our pool is solar heated even if our winters are really mild. Where to find us: Madi a Thavha sits in a quiet valley of the Soutpansberg 10km west of Makhado/Louis Trichardt. It is only 5 hours' drive away from Johannesburg and our excellent location in the centre of the region's vibrant cultures and game reserves makes it a perfect base from which to explore the Soutpansberg and Limpopo valley, the legendary northern frontiers of South Africa. Madi a Thavha is a popular 'culture-stop-over' for guests travelling to the Kruger National Park, the world heritage site of Mapungubwe or the game lodges of the Thuli block in Botswana, the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe or even for adventurous travelers tackling the off-roads to Mozambique. What rural life in Limpopo really looks like: We offer guests the opportunity to engage with 'real' people, artists and crafters in their own studios or homesteads. Our deep involvement with social development and education in the north allow us to offer tailor made tours catering for various interests from art, craft and heritage to rural architecture and birding in these beautiful, unknown parts of Limpopo - an opportunity that international travellers and especially photographers, love to snatch. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
9
Price range
USD 130 - USD 207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Louis Trichardt
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
9
Price range
USD 130 - USD 207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Louis Trichardt
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Traveller (133)
Room & Suite (28)
Dining (6)
Pool & Beach (5)
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Oga1
16 March 2016|
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Response from Sjaakdb_2015 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Kevin-Ann, greetings from Lesotho. Although I cannot immediately remember the content of the menu card, one can indeed order one course for dinner as there is no set menu. As already said the food is... More
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Jessica G
15 October 2014|
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Response from Madiathavha | Property representative |
Dear Jessica, Thank you for your interest to learn more about our sustainability strategy. Madi a Thavha is a Fair Trade in Tourism certified lodge and we are situated in a rural area in Northern Limpopo. Most of the... More
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"All the rooms have similar views, access to sun ad vistas"
amberveld
5 Jul. 2018
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"No aircon so one with excellent fan"
daveb542
13 Mar. 2018
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"All but the self catering one is good"
ChintaSouthAfrica
9 Apr. 2017
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"self catering rooms offer more space especially with families"
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10 Jan. 2017
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