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Guttingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 October 2015

If one has, after a three-nite stay, tears in their eyes because of leaving such a unique place, there is not much more to say. The management and staff do their job professionaly and with all their compassion and heart. The rooms are spacious, very clean and offer all amenities you can wish for. Nicky, the ranger, made the safaris...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Karin What a wonderful comment we received from you after your recent visit at Rhulani. Our team enjoyed very much welcoming you and your partner as a guest in our lodge, and to show you (via your ranger Nicky) the African bush. It makes us very happy to know that the passion with which we all live and work...

Jona, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The Rhulani Lodge is lovely located and amazing style, the staff is very nice and helpful, the cooking is on a top level, the ranger made our safari game drives to a phenomenal experience and the management organize everthing for the visitors well-being. I really enjoyed my stay very much and it was a big pleasure to be there. If...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Thomas It was a great pleasure for us to have you with us at Rhulani, and provide you with "unforgettable memories". We are very pleased that you were able to enjoy your visit in the African bush in all its aspects, including our facilities, services, game drives and food. We also enjoyed having you with us, and the whole...

Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We had the most amazing time!!!! The service is the sensational. Our guide Nikki was amazing! The rooms were so special and cozy and the safari to was simply wow!Made our tour a really special one! Full of knowledge and really funny! Really an Amazing place!

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Cairem Thank you very much for your very nice comment. We always want to make sure that we offer a very special and unforgettable experience with us and em African bush to all our guests. In case of a honeymoon, as it was the case for you, this is of course particularly important to us. Therefore we are very...

witban
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great bushveld safari destination ,friendly staff , good rooms excellent food every room has its own private small swimming pool Romantic dinners under the stars Excellent wildlife photography opportunities on morning and late afternoon open vehicle gamedrives

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andries Thank you very much for your nice feedback. We are very pleased that you had a wonderful time with us in all respects, and that you especially liked the privacy in your chalet and the romantic dinner. We hope to welcome you again in the future and with best regards Rolf & Marisa

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2015

All that one would want from a safari. Rhulani are a team of dedicated and friendly people who go out of their way to make your safari a memorable experience. The facilities are all you could want - clean, comfortable with all the little extras that make a difference. Food was good and plentiful - overeating is a serious threat...

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RhulaniLodge, Manager at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Clive thank you for visiting us at Rhulani. We are very pleased that we could make your stay special, and that your whole family felt comfortable and well looked after in the various activities - from the game drive vehicle to the massage bed. We will be happy to forward your personal comments to the appropriate staff. They will...

Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I believe I reviewed the lodge just over a year ago an ended my comments with " go try it" we just have and if anything it is better than before. Lodge manager Gerda, Chantelle and two such knowledgable Rangers make together with the rest of the team a truly awesome bush experience. I confess as one who in former...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dave it makes us very happy that once again you have selected Rhulani for you safari escape and give us such a wonderful feedback. We have looked up your last comment and are again grateful about how valuable your comments are, which we continuously analyze and turn into action, depending on our financial possibilities and feasibility. I remember that...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We visited Rhulani Safari as a family of five. Our guide for the four days, Nicky, immediately greeted us and introduced herself to everyone individually which made us feel relaxed and welcomed. The room was beautifully appointed with its own plunge pool and a living area in the middle of the two bedrooms. Each day we were taken on two...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lucy We are very pleased to receive a feedback from you as a "family guest", who stayed in our "Family Suite". And more than that, we are honored to read such lovely words. Thank you very much! We are pleased that the size of the accommodation, with two separate suites and the communal lounge, and the comfort were perfect...

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 3 September 2015

The staff were all gracious, warm and a delight to be around. Nicki made the game-tracking a lot of fun. The room was beautiful and comfortable. The food was tasty and plentiful. The bush was dry and the weather was perfect.

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear "RhulaniVisitor" what I nice nickname after your recent stay with us :-). Thank you very much for visiting us and for taking the time to send us such a wonderful feedback through TripAdvisor. We are pleased that Madikwe could offer you a pleasant safari experience in the dry winter season, and that our staff, the food and the comfort...

benoni south africa
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I have done many safaris before, but Rhulani really was an amazing experience! From our guide Sean, Lauren and Chantelle at the office and the great wait and kitchen staff we were so well looked after. They were all friendly, courtesy and not too intrusive. Sean was amazing with our game drives, we saw the 'super seven' in 24 hours...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Merlew Thank you for your recent visit at Rhulani, during the dry winter period, and for your quick feedback with very positive words, what makes us very happy. We are very proud when we get from experienced safari visitors like you such good marks, respect to the quality of our infrastructure and our service. You seem to have especially...

Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

I booked a last minute deal with Madikwe Game Reserve, they suggested few lodges for my budget and I choose Rhulani mostly for the own pool In the room. The team was really warm and caring (although some a bit shy to interact with me at 1st).it was my first time game drive and Chris (ranger) answered to all my...

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Rhulani S, Inhaber at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bénédicte We are very pleased that in your Last-Minute-analysis your choice fell to Rhulani, and that we could meet your expectations on your premiere going on game drives in the African bush. The fact that our staff was a bit "shy", as you say, has poartially to do with the fact that our guests often seek tranquility and privacy,...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Succumb to the peace and tranquility of this spectacular setting. Relax in the spaciousness of your private luxury chalet with its own deck and plunge pool.Each chalet includes a Morso fireplace, climate control air conditioner, mini bar fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and full en-suite bathroom and outside shower. ... more   less 

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Address: Bravo 21 Wonderboom node, Madikwe Game Reserve 2840, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $865 - $2,646 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rhulani Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Dont do all the game drives if you want to enjoy your room! skip some haha!”
 of 5 bubbles keitumetsem, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Consider to fly directly from O.R. Tambo International to Madikwe western airstrip.”
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 of 5 bubbles 332tosv, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We liked the room we had which was the furthest from the main building, it was very secluded.”
 of 5 bubbles jackiei600, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Chalet no9- furthest from the lodge, private and well placed to experience wildlife close up”
 of 5 bubbles sarahbJ524CU, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 is the furthest from the lodge”
 of 5 bubbles sallyk979, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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