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    Masodini Private Game Lodge

    No. 16 Cambridge, 5 Balule Natural Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Traveller (98)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (8)
    • Excellent85%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    “bush babies” (5 reviews)
    “other guests” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    6 Nov.7 Nov.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 92 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We couldn't fault this place. Sabine was the perfect hostess and made us feel right at home. Our room was beautiful with an outdoor shower and the balcony was very private. We saw animals from our room! The food was just right and the staff...More

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    Response from SabineGa, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear 920Carync, What a lovely review, thank you so much. It was great to have you as our guests, and we loved the relaxed way you spent your holidays in the bush. Have a great time and hopefully we see you again. Sunny greetings Sabine...More

    Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for 5 nights. The lodge was very clean and comfy. Sabine and her team are lovely people to stay with and they helped us plan our panorama tour and Kruger trip. Supplying maps together with route and useful tips. The food was...More

    Thank Vicky I
    Response from SabineGa, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game LodgeResponded 20 July 2017

    Dear Vicky, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are happy when our guests are happy, and such reviews help a lot to improve the service for our guests. We would love to see you again and all Masodini Crew members send sunny greetings....More

    Reviewed 20 June 2017

    Masodini Lodge is situated in the Oliphant West area of the Balule Nature Reserve which is part of the Greater Kruger (i.e. the animals are free to roam in and out of the national park. It is relatively small and that really is the main...More

    Thank Cptnstud1d
    Response from SabineGa, Owner at Masodini Private Game LodgeResponded 21 June 2017

    Dear Cptnstud, The whole Masodini crew says thank you for your review. These words inspire all of us to go the extra mile for our wonderful guests. Have a great time and we hope to see you again Sabine

    Reviewed 20 June 2017

    We absolutely LOVED our time at Masodini. We didn't want to leave and when we got to our next stop we wanted to go straight back to Masodini. Fabulous welcome and we felt so well looked after by Sabine, Karin, Andrea and their staff. Breakfast...More

    Thank Carol H
    Response from SabineGa, Owner at Masodini Private Game LodgeResponded 21 June 2017

    Dear Carol, Thank you soooooo much for this review. It was great to have you as our guests. We are so happy that you got the feeling of the magic South Africa has to offer. And whenever you will come back (if you got the...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    Masodini is a well positioned lodge in the bush . Masodini offer value on terns of the bush experience. Lovely setting , comfortable rooms and excellent food . We have been able to traverse great distances in the bush to see as much as possible...More

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    Thank danieleK6301ZQ
    Response from SabineGa, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game LodgeResponded 25 May 2017

    Dear DanieleK, The gem says THANK YOU :-) and we promise to go on on this way to make our guests happy. Slogan: What a difference a stay makes. It was great to have you as our guests, and hopefully we will see you again...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • USD 221 - USD 255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Balule Nature Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Masodini Private Game Lodge South Africa/Kruger National Park
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    7 January 2017|
    Response from SabineGa | Property representative |
    Hi Janet, You can either do the Panoramic Route to Masodini - takes 3/4 day if you visit many of the interesting spots. Or you enter Kruger Park at Phabeni Gate and drive up to Orpen Gate - which is 175km and a full day tour... More
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    7 September 2016|
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    Response from SabineGammel | Property representative |
    Dear Anchaal, Your friend has already asked all the questions and we answered via e-mail. Kind regards Sabine Masodini Lodge
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    25 April 2016|
    Response from SabineGa | Property representative |
    Hi Nik, about 50% of Masodini guests book directly via website and the others through different booking platforms or travel agents. There was never any complaint. Kind regards Sabine
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    "All rooms wonderful, but having an outdoor shower (in addition to indoor) is a bonus! Shower under the stars!"
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    "Anywhere in the lodge is just perfect"
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    "The hotel has free wi-fi in public areas."
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    "I think all the room are excellent"
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