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    Buffalo Ridge Lodge

    Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good17%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Laundry Service
    Paid Wifi
    Suites
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 137 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We made the quick trip across the Border from Gaborone and were not disappointed with this great community run lodge. It ticked all the boxes for us. 1. Excellent game drives where you would never be with more than 1 or two other cars (at...More

    Thank James H
    Response from Chris R, Managing Director at Buffalo Ridge LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks very much for your feedback, much appreciated. Glad you had a great experience. Hopefully we see you again in the near future. Chris Rightford

    Reviewed 26 July 2017

    Buffalo Ridge is one of the best places to see wildlife that we have stayed at during our 4 trips to Southern Africa. Franco our guide gave us the best game drives we have ever experienced including being involved in a hunt with the wild...More

    1  Thank Steve W
    Response from Chris R, General Manager at Buffalo Ridge LodgeResponded 27 July 2017

    Hi Steve Thank you for your feedback, always useful to ensure we meet our guests expectations. Please let me know where you saw a 3*grading for Buffalo Ridge. e-mail: chris@natureworkshop.com

    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    The guide (Israel) was excellent. The hotel facility itself was unfortunately poorly maintained. Our first room had multiple malfunctions and a mouse. Thanks to the staff for changing our room, but the 2nd room also wasn't great. Food was very greasy. Because the place is...More

    Thank j889814672
    Response from Chris R, General Manager at Buffalo Ridge LodgeResponded 20 July 2017

    Thanks for your feedback. I am interested to hear you found the lodge maintenance poor. Please let me know when you stayed at the lodge as the lodge had a major refurbishment in early June which has been extremely well received by other guests. You...More

    Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

    Spend 3 nights at this great place to be. Very nice staff, good food and a relaxing atmosphere. Special thanks to Elliot our game driver. It was a pleasure to drive with him and spotting the big 5. This man has so much knowledge. Thanks...More

    Thank Freek B
    Reviewed 8 June 2017

    In the spirit of the many "big fives" in the South African Bush that we learned about at Madikwe, we present the Big Five reasons to come to Buffalo Ridge Lodge. We're a family of four, two late-middle aged parents of 59 and a daughter...More

    Thank Shai_Philly
    Response from Chris R, General Manager at Buffalo Ridge LodgeResponded 9 June 2017

    Thank you very much for this feedback, particularly the way in which you have taken the 'Lodge Big 5' and given your opinion of your experience. Much appreciated. Hope to see you again.

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 521 - USD 1,359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • North-West Province >
    • Madikwe Game Reserve
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    Room & Suite (22)
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    Hotel & Grounds (99)
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms 1to4 are closer to the main area"
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    "Room 7 & 8 are quite far from main lodge. Better to be closer."
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    "There isn't a bad villa"
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    "We were in a Lodge a short walk away from the main building. At night we were escorted back by one of the..."
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