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Mateya Safari Lodge

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 17 May 2016

From our arrival at the nearby air strip everything went smoothly. We were greeted by our guide and tracker who quickly gathered our luggage and took us to the property, only a 15-20 minute drive. The food was excellent, service 5-star and the game viewing beyond my expectations. Francois, our guide, and Devine, our tracker, seemed to know exactly where...

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Cookeville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 May 2016

There are only a handful of outstanding rooms. The meals were the best and the staff overflowing with information and helpfulness. Our Guide Joe and tracker Paul insured we saw something new and amazing each day of our 5 day stay the big 5 in one evening drive! Almost more amazing were the small things pointed out Dung Beatle, birds...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The sumptuous Mateya was every bit as luxurious as i had read and expected. Private, personal, and lavishly decorated, we felt spoiled by its attentive staff and awesome service. Hundreds of hand picked paintings and african sculptures pepper the walkways, lounged and walls...so much so there is even a catalogue explaining the origin and meaning of each piece in the...

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1Thank ChristianBoix
Brisbane
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Have recently returned from our third visit to Madikwe Game Reserve and the luxurious Mateya Safari Lodge. It is because of the wonderfully professional and knowledgeable Head Ranger, Werner and his Tracker Paul that we will again return. To sit, transfixed, as we did on our last morning, as a young male lion decided he would take a run at...

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1Thank Tuppy1Brisbane
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I came here with my mother after visiting Kruger Park. The lodge was absolutely stunning - I never wanted to leave. We stayed for 4 nights and there were only 2 other guests at the lodge. It was romantic and would love to come back with my husband - but was also an amazing experience for mother and daughter. The...

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sheffield
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We spent 4 wonderful nights at this outstanding lodge. The lodge has a very personal feel especially with all the art and sculpture. There are only 5 suites on the property with a very large central lodge so it never feels crowded. all the suites have there own deck with a plunge pool larger than some swimming pools ! The...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Mateya offers several very private, luxury villas with good views. Main area for dining and library old fashioned and generous. Lousy internet connection, limited to one small room. Food is quite creative and tasty. Service is efficient, but lacks warmth and charm. Game rides are great, dedicated professional trackers easily find all the desired big game. This area has several...

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Thank Michael N
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2015

5 Star safari Lodge located in in the North West Province approx. 3 ½ hours- 4 hours drive from Johannesburg. Madikwe does have its own airstrip which offers twice daily flights with Federal Air from Johannesburg that take approx. an hour. . The suites are all very private and offer a very high standard. They are very spacious with their...

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Thank Nikkie P
Kent
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Wow what a truly amazing experience! We stayed six nights in this fantastic safari lodge. Villas are so spacious and luxurious - there was nothing more that could have made them more comfortable and welcoming. There was also a sun deck - table chairs, sun loungers and a plunge pool - all ideal for relaxing after an early morning game...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

OK, this lodge is simply wonderful. Very high end, very private, very comfortable and really unique. The service was personal, warm and wonderful. The safari guide and tracker increadibly skilled and knowledgable. We could not have had a better experience - except longer! We will be back.

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Mateya Safari Lodge

Address: Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $1,559 - $2,541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Mateya Safari Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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“If you struggle with steps then ask for a suite close to the lodge”
tfds84, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“their are only 5 rooms at the lodge, all stunningly beautiful, super comfortable, and very privet”
, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have a great view of the watering hole that the animals come down to.”
DouglasM32, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Suite 1 is the closest and there are no steps.”
  • private deck on suite
  • Private pool on deck of each suite
Christine375, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are exquisite”
ChristianBoix, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
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