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Mattanu Private Game Reserve

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  • 27 Jun. 2018
    “Amazing visit!!!”
  • 26 Jun. 2018
    “Great lodge, great family”
Kalahari Bushveld Savanna Farm Royldene, Kimberley 8301 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I recently went to Mattanu with a group of vet students to learn about South African wildlife. Easily the best trip of my life! This place was amazing from start to finish, great lodging, food and people. Would definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Rylee R
Reviewed 26 June 2018

My classmates and I stayed here for a week as part of our veterinary school course in wildlife medicine. We all loved it. The family that owns it is incredible and the staff was so friendly! The food was delicious. I stayed in the lodge...More

Thank Melanie P
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit, went on our wedding anniversary. The massages could be improved on but it's a pretty laid back and beautiful place to visit. Enjoyed the quad bike trails. The bar and dining facilities are great and the staff very friendly.

Thank KarlC332
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Really enjoyed our stay at this lovely game reserve. Accommodation was spacious, spotless and very well equipped. Staff looked after us very well and were friendly and helpful. Excellent sunset game drive. Would highly recommend Mattanu and hope to visit again.

Thank HaggisHunter309
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I took my girlfriend here on her birthday weekend. We booked into the luxury tents on Friday night(including dinner), and went for a game drive on Friday morning. We were treated with a fine breakfast after the game drive. The tents are air conditioned, with...More

Thank Sello M
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Mattanu Private Game Reserve is located in the Northern Cape Province, the biggest, safest and Malaria free province in South-Africa, approximately 58Km north west of the diamond digging city of More Kimberley. Nestled in the shade of indigenous Camelthorn trees, this family run business offer unparalleled intimacy and seclusion in their luxury tents and is characterised by exuding warmth and effortless hospitality.This contributed to the AA accommodation award for best small game reserve in South Africa which Mattanu received in 2011.Five luxury tents, each with a private viewing deck overlooking a waterhole, are decorated in African design, complete with luxury sleeper wood furnishings, full bathroom en-suite, indoor showers and air-conditioning with under floor heating. Here you will savour uncompromising high standards of service, efficiency and personalised attention.Here you can come and relax in the African Kalahari Bushveld Savannah amidst the Camel-thorn trees. Enjoy your evenings in our air-conditioned luxury restaurant and bar and experience true South-African cuisine. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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South Africa > Northern Cape > Kimberley
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
South Africa > Northern Cape > Kimberley
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Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (2)
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"Tents are not really ideally suited to the cold. Rather book the log cabin in the middle of winter."
31 Jul. 2016
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"book in advance to secure a thatched suite, because the views are just amazing."
12 Jun. 2016
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"We chose a luxury tent - there are five of these next to the lodge. Ours number one was nearest e lodge and..."
11 Apr. 2016
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"We stayed in one of the luxury tents and enjoyed it but the other accommodation was as good!"
21 Mar. 2016
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