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    Rattray's on MalaMala

    P.O. MalaMala, Skukuza, 1353, Kruger National Park 1353, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Room & Suite (52)
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    Overview

    • Excellent90%
    • Very good6%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “mala mala” (79 reviews)
    “sand river” (16 reviews)
    “main camp” (11 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Free Internet
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    Lion Sands River Lodge
    760 reviews
    #11 of 42 Speciality lodging in Sabi Sand Game Reserve
     
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    324 reviews
    #14 of 42 Speciality lodging in Sabi Sand Game Reserve
     
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    459 reviews
    #12 of 42 Speciality lodging in Sabi Sand Game Reserve
     
    Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge
    352 reviews
    #4 of 13 hotels in Kruger National Park
     
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    21 - 25 of 163 reviews

    Reviewed 16 July 2016

    Amazing elegance and hospitality surrounded by beautiful animals. We enjoyed everything about Rattray's. Traveling with our daughter and her husband meant that we had a "truck" to ourselves throughout. Gordon, our guide, was one of the most experienced and really fabulous. And we liked the...More

    Thank Honeymoonforever
    Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

    Absolutely wonderful stay, I'm not sure where to start with the review! Rattrays has only a few villas so the number of guests is always limited, giving it a very peaceful air (and low ecological impact). Our villa was one of the first, closer to...More

    1  Thank Kate24_London
    Reviewed 16 June 2016

    My husband and I spent 5 nights at Rattray's, and thoroughly enjoyed it. We are diehard safari goers, and wildlife viewing is always first on the priority list. That being said, it doesn't hurt if you can get great wildlife and wonderful accommodations, such as...More

    1  Thank 584marinas
    Reviewed 7 June 2016

    Limited rooms at Rattray keep the total number of visitors to a minimum and the room are amazing. His and hers bathrooms, outdoor showers, plunge pools, etc. The bedding is beautiful and comfortable which is good because you are getting up at 5:30 for the...More

    3  Thank LCCSCO
    Reviewed 4 June 2016

    Such a wonderful place and the people were so warm and welcoming. Our game ranger, Jacques, was superb! You should request him if you stay here. Like staying in a 5 star hotel with wild animals all over the place! Will definitely come back. Frank...More

    1  Thank Elizabeth M
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 1,969 - USD 2,575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve >
    • Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
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    Traveller (217)
    Room & Suite (52)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Dining (6)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Fiona H
    We are in the process of booking a trip to your Camp as part of an Africa tour, Please advise ... 1. What wildlife would you expect to see in January 2. What wildlife would you expect to see in May 3. What wildlife would you expect to see in October 4. What are the usual weather conditions in January 5. What are the usual weather conditions in May 6. What are the usual weather conditions in October 7. When is the absolute best time to travel to have the best opportunity of seeing wildlife Many Thanks ... Dave & Fiona
    9 January 2015|
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    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve | Property representative |
    Hi there For information on the weather at MalaMala please visit the weather page, under useful information on our website. As far as wildlife goes there is not much difference in the viewing - it is spectacular all year... More
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    "All 8 rooms face the river. All are very private."
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    "All of the rooms overlook the river"
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    "all rooms are the same i think"
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    "Ask for Room 7 or down"
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