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Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Stayed 6 nights at Masodini and enjoyed everything: the excellent food, friendly staff, helpful hosts, the relaxing massage you can book with them, the big Elephants who visited the waterhole in the evening and the quality of the bed. I slept like a baby. Masodini breathes a subtropical authentic African atmosphere.

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SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear CornevD2016, It was a pleasure to having you as our guest, and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay and all the wildlife - and of course your bed :-) Hope to see you again. Sabine and Masodini Team More 

Mumbai
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

My Stay: I visited Masodini last week and I was treated like a king. The moment I walked in Sabine who is the owner came personally to pick me up she even carried my bag and gave me a nice ginger lemon welcome drink and believe it or not I was the only guy who was at Masodini and it... More 

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SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Love_Beaches007, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us to the fullest. And we want to thank you for all the detailed information about your stay, that might be useful and valuable for other interested travelers. Have a great time and we hope to meeting you again. Sabine and Masodini Staff More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Great service, great staff, lovely rooms. Fantastic game drives. Every thing you could want on an African safari holiday Thank you Sabine and team, we had a fantastic time and will be back.

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SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 750damianc Thank you so much for this great review. It was wonderful to have you and your friends at Masodini. And yes, we define Luxury in the same way: comfortable rooms, good food, great game drives, best service for our guests, and a good chat around the campfire. We would love to welcoming you again. Sunny greetings from all... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

My wife and I stayed at Masodini for four nights in early May. We were blown away by the attentive service, adventurous game drives and excellent food. The entire staff was very friendly and offered a personal level of service that typically is only found at five-star resorts. We particularly enjoyed the outdoor dinners with other guests. The game viewing... More 

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SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Michael J, For sure we hope to welcoming you again here at Masodini Lodge. It's always sad to say farewell to wonderful guests. And we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and the game drives. To water your mouth a bit.... we had 3 leopard sightings over the last 2 days ..... Have a great time and... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stayed in the 2 room chalet for a few nights in early April 2016. We were attending a family wedding that was taking place at a nearby reserve so our timing coming in and out of Masodini were outside the lodge's usual schedule - the staff at Masodini were so accommodating and helpful - it made our trip so... More 

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SabineGa, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear evanshoul, Thank you very much for your great review. We are very happy that you liked your stay at Masodini Lodge. And we hope the wedding you attended was wonderful. Victoria and Bettina send greetings and we all would be happy to welcoming you again one day. Kind regards Sabine More 

Holzgerlingen, Germany
1 review
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

My family stayed at Masodini early April 2016 for a week in a two room bungalow. This place is just awesome! We loved everything about it. The accommodations were clean, up-to-date, comfortable, spacious, and nicely decorated. The rooms also have an air conditioner if you need it. The location of the Lodge is within the Balule Reserve, which is a... More 

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SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear WIlliam18Z5, What shall we say? We are absolutely thankful for your detailed and awesome review. And so happy that you and your family enjoyed the stay at Masodini Lodge so much. We look forward to welcoming you and your family again !!!! Sunny and Happy greetings from all the Masodini People Sabine More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I had a lovely time here. The host was incredibly welcoming, both at the very start and every time I came back from a day activity (gave me a warm wet towel just to freshen up upon returning from a morning game drive!). Breakfast was filling and dinner was a really nice time to get together with the other guests... More 

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SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Joesphblim, Thank you so much for this kind and wonderful review. We know that it's sometimes not so easy to go as a single traveller and our goal is to make you feel at home and join us on activities and excursions. Kind regards and sunny greetings form Sabine and Masodini Team More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Having lived in South Africa for some 30-odd years, and now resident in UK, our trip to Masodini Game Lodge was THE BEST. Not only were we lucky to see so much game, but the friendliness of Sabine, Vicky, Bettina and all the domestic staff was outstanding. I would highly recommend Masodini to anyone searching for a bush experience pas... More 

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SabineGa, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear jlmacg2016, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and your game drives. We would love to welcoming you again and wish you a wonderful time in UK Sunny greetings from the bush Sabine and Masodini Team More 

Boise, Idaho
1 review
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

I spent months looking for the perfect get away for our honeymoon. Masodini met all are expectations and more. It's relaxing, charming, and you can feel at home while taking in the scenery. The food and accommodations were exquisite. The game drives are available twice a day. We look forward to returning for our anniversary. Thank you, P&E

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SabineGammel, Owner at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear S8391AMpatrickf, Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was such a pleasure to have you honeymooners as our guests, and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay at Masodini so much. We would love to see you again and wish you a wonderful time Kind regards Sabine + Masodini Team More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

I am a traveller with 3 young kids. We stayed in Masodini last month with another family with young kids. We took the longer route i.e. Panaromic view route from Pretoria hence arrived a bit late. We were warmly welcomed by their 2 staffs, Victoria and Heike. Sabine was unfortunately not there during our stay. The outdoor dinner was lovely.... More 

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SabineGa, Inhaber at Masodini Private Game Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lisasach, Thank you so much for this wonderful and informative review. We really enjoyed having you and the kids as our guests. And we are happy that game drives and "kids entertainment" fulfilled your expectations :-) We would be happy to see you again and send sunny greetings from the bush Sabine, Victoria and all the Masodini People More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally situated in the 40.000 Hectares Balule Nature Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger National Park, to offer you the true feeling of Africa. A bush lover's paradise within this 'Big Five' Conservation area, the lodge itself is surrounded by Fevertrees and evergreen African date palms, creating the perfect oasis. The lodge overlooks a water hole, is safe and fenced-in, providing protection against unwanted animal intruders. Masodini is exclusive and intimate, able to provide guests exclusive use of the camp and facilities for up to 10 guests. We welcome children of all ages. Come and stay and enjoy the peace, tranquility and silence of the bush. Enjoy and experience Game Drives in open 4x4 Landrover and awesome birding opportunities in and around Masodini with our experienced Nature Guides. Your hosts will provide you with a wonderful and memorable experience through their personal service and attention. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Masodini Private Game Lodge

Address: No. 16 Cambridge, 5 Balule Natural Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Price Range: $242 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Masodini Private Game Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Anywhere in the lodge is just perfect”
 of 5 bubbles Sousha0420, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The hotel has free wi-fi in public areas.”
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“I think all the room are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles jasmino206, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in the Tamboti Chalet and found it quite comfortable an inviting.”
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“Bushwillow chalet accommodates 4 people. There is a double bed in the main bedroom and two single beds in the second room. The bathroom has a bath, separate shower, wash basin and wc. The view is super, as it is overlooking the water hole.”
 of 5 bubbles ockert4, 27 Sep 2014 | Read review
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