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Reviewed 15 September 2017

During August 2017, I spent four never to be forgotten days at the Mateya Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve, located in north central South Africa on the Botswana border. Game viewing was excellent and among the animals I saw were giraffe, kudu, springbok,...More

3  Thank Ron A
Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari LodgeResponded 29 December 2017

Dear Dr. Ron, Thank you for your wonderful and very descriptive review of Mateya Safari Lodge. We are very glad you noticed the level of service we strive to give our guests and that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us in the...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of spending 3 days at the Mateya Safari Lodge. It was one of the most incredible experiences of our lives. The lodge is palatial and beautiful, the staff are friendly and very competent, and the game drives were...More

3  Thank ghartman
Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari LodgeResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review and compliments. We are delighted that you had such a special time with us and hope to welcome you to Mateya again in the future. Best wishes from all of us.

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Matey Game Reserve has only 5 lodges which makes it an ultra exclusive experience for just a small group of people. The privacy you get and special service provided by their staff are unique. The place is exclusive yet not exaggerated, so you feel like...More

3  Thank GabrielaMaj
Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari LodgeResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such kind words Gabriela! We are delighted that you had such a special time with us and it is so heartwarming to hear that Mateya is one of your top 10 places visited so far....More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

. More than you can imagine . No words to describe this gorgeous lodge . We had brilliant safari drives and with the combination of the luxury of the lodge a memory that won't be forget...............More

2  Thank Mayagood
Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari LodgeResponded 29 December 2017

Dear Maya, Thank you very much for your review of Mateya Safari Lodge. We are so pleased that you had such a superb stay with us! We cannot wait to welcome you back to the Mateya family again in the near future. Warmest regards from...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

After being in SA for 3 weeks and doing a few other safari's we spent 3 nights here. From the beginning Christine and Stacey make you feel very welcome. The lodge is impressive and the food is fantastic considering how remote you are. The real...More

4  Thank tfds84
Response from Philip H, Manager at Mateya Safari LodgeResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you very much for the kind and thoughtful review and for mentioning and thanking the staff personally. It is such a delight to know that we made you feel welcome, that you enjoyed the food and found the service and staff excellent. We will...More

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Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Spa
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Minibar
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USD 753 - USD 1,929 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Price range
USD 753 - USD 1,929 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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"All rooms are very private...we loved suite 2"
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"come in dry season when all the animals go to water holes and you can view them from the rooms."
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"Suite No.1 is closest to the dining facilities and the safari vehicles"
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"If you struggle with steps then ask for a suite close to the lodge"
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