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    Marataba Safari Lodge

    Rooiberg Road | Marakele National Park, Thabazimbi 380, South Africa
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    Overview
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    1 - 5 of 319 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Great accomodation except for "sealing" off of air at bottom of tent. But great company (New Zealanders), excellent ranger- knowledgeable and respectful of the environment. Food quality good. Would go back again.

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    Thank Michael A
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We traveled with two other families to South Africa, with one of them making all the arrangements for all 13 of us, whom had been to South Africa before & on safaris. Before arriving to Marataba, we had visited to Cape Town, Zambia, Botswana &...More

    1  Thank Sunkisthoney
    Response from MOREfamily, Manager at Marataba Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear 'Sunkisthoney', Thank you for your wonderful words of feedback! We have shared them with our team, and are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We need to accept responsibility for the frustrations faced during meal times. The size of your party, coupled...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Three fantastic days The Lodge was beatiful and the safaris thrilling and eventful The staff was extremly good and the Rangers very skilled The silence and feeling of beeing one with the nature was incredible

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    1  Thank nslundberg
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    If you want a special safari this is the place to go. Scenery spectacular and the surrounding mountains, make it even more special. Tent are real luxury and the staff go the extra mile for each of the guests. Boat trip on Miss Mara, is...More

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    1  Thank Shady50
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Another wonderful stay at Marataba. The lodge, accommodation and catering were superb, and the excellent staff made sure all of our needs were taken care of perfectly. Our guides were extraordinary. We felt entirely safe at all times, and they kept us wonderfully entertained throughout...More

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    1  Thank Daniel S
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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$990 - US$1,402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Thabazimbi
    • Also Known As
    • Marataba Safari Company Hotel Waterberg
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    dawnnixon30
    30 May 2017|
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    Response from JaynedR | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Dawn, We were there in April, its was an amazing experience, however it was cold when going on the drives as you are leaving early in the morning (sunrise), as well as late afternoon (dusk). I would definitely recommend... More
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    28 March 2017|
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    Response from scottieclan19 | Reviewed this property |
    we were there for 3 nights and managed to see the big 5 numerous times and a leopard. I would definitely go to marataba,, the landscape is stunning . Our guide also stated that in marataba you could watch e.g the lions for... More
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    Sharon R
    3 January 2017|
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    Response from Gawie G | Property representative |
    Hi Sharon, Yes, the boys will have comfortable camping beds to sleep on. They will be accommodated in your room. August evenings tends to get a little bit chilly as this is the end of the winter but the days are actually... More
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    "All rooms are good, some further away from the lodge than others"
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    "Rooms near the lodge best. Diet before you go."
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    "Ask for one nearer the main lodge area."
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    "Ask for a "tent" with a good mountain view"
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