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Thandeka Lodge and Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We booked online the day prior to arrival & were chased for pre-payment before receiving confirmation, the booking site said only "one room available" so we thought it would be busy but we were happy to go ahead.... little did we know. We followed the instructions on the confirmation & called ahead to advise of our impending arrival - the...

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Online_Hospitality, Online Marketing Representative at Thandeka Lodge and Spa, responded to this review

Hi Simon B, We would like to thank you for your review about your recent stay with us. We are truly sorry for the issues you experienced with your arrival and the other aspects mentioned in your review and we will ensure that each point is looked at carefully ensuring that it does not happen again. We pride ourselves on...

Limassol, Cyprus
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I booked a luxury tent for our weekend away. I notified the lodge that we have a 9 month old baby and was told this is not a problem! In fact this was the best thing ever. The staff were amazing, they looked after our bub so well and showed her so much love that we were able to go...

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Online_Hospitality, Online Marketing Representative at Thandeka Lodge and Spa, responded to this review

Hi Stevetonkin83, Many thanks for your wonderful review about your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that the team went out their way to ensure you had a wonderful stay and we will be sure to let them all know. We hope to see you again soon.

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderfull lodge with friendly staff. The tents are very nice ,the views good and the sundown wonderfull The gamedrives are good organised and nice. Have seen cheeta's, white lions, rhino's bocks etc. Very nice!

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Online_Hospitality, Online Marketing Representative at Thandeka Lodge and Spa, responded to this review

Hi PetraSuzan, Thank you for your lovely review of your stay at Thandeka Lodge and Spa. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful stay and seeing some amazing wildlife with us and we hope you do come visit us again soon.

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

What an incredible place! The accommodation and atmosphere at the lodge is truly special, the staff are exceedingly welcoming and helpful. The accommodation is exquisite with beautiful facilities. The food is unbelievable and plentiful, the entire experience leaves a lasting memory.

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Online_Hospitality, Online Marketing Representative. at Thandeka Lodge and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review about your recent stay with us at Thandeka Lodge and Spa. We are pleased you enjoyed your time here with us and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards Thandeka Lodge and Spa Team

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The most breathtaking experience I have had in a long time. Most amazing part was getting to see all the animals that I wished to see on our game drives. Furthermore the massages we received at the spa was relaxing and much needed and the cleanliness of the spa, rooms and all facilities was impeccable. Overall experience was definitely 5...

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Online_Hospitality, Online Marketing Representative. at Thandeka Lodge and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about Thandeka Lodge and Spa about your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and that we were able to show you everything that you wanted to see while out on safari. We thank you for your kind words and we hope to welcome you again in the...

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

From the phone call for booking the accommodation to the very last day there, what an incredible experience ! Not only were the staff friendly but even the people who were also there created the greatest vibe. The weekend was filled with laughter, delicious food, breathtaking sunsets and sunrises and the sighting of many animals. My favorite animal sightings were...

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Online_Hospitality, Online Marketing Representative. at Thandeka Lodge and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about Thandeka Lodge and Spa. We try to ensure that guests have a wonderful experience from the time they book their accommodation to the time they leave our wonderful lodge. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the rest of the team who will be delighted and we look forward to...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 September 2016

What a fantastic experience! Thank you to Sam, Hancho, Peter, Happy and Tsholo for a very warm welcome and an incredible stay. Thank you to the chefs for the amazing food. I miss the cheetahs and lion cubs already :( :( :(. Will definitely visit again.

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Online_Hospitality, Online Marketing Representative at Thandeka Lodge and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of Thandeka Lodge and Spa. We will be sure to let the team know about your kind words. It is unfortunate that you missed the cubs but now you have a reason to come back and experience it all again. Kind Regards Thandeka Lodge and Spa team.

Umhlanga Rocks
Reviewed 10 August 2016

What a disappointing experience. The lodge is not suited for frequent travellers to luxury game lodges. In South Africa we are spoilt with a huge variety of lodges that would compare far more farourably. Their website and brochures completely misrepresent the truth - I would say false advertising. Though they are upfront about having 4 of the big 5 you...

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Online_Hospitality, Online Marketing Representative. at Thandeka Lodge and Spa, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review about your stay at Thandeka Lodge and Spa, however, we are disappointed that we did not meet your expectations. Please note that we are certainly not a breeding farm. Our lions have never been sold to any other reserve and we do not breed lions or cheetahs. The lions are in large enclosures where they...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Have a great stay there with my wife. Food was really amazing, as was the hospitality. Facilities were very good and the safari experience good, not great. Overall, very good value for money and ideal if you just want to pop out from Johannesburg for a short trip and stay.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We had been here about two years ago and it was amazing at that time. Our next visit recently was very disappointing. The staff are amazing though, it seems the problem is with the management, just seems like they do not care, so ultimately the staff are leaderless and hence the disorganization and lack of service, they are working harder...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Accommodation takes the form of 20 opulent en-suite tents, each one decorated with unique touches, hidden in the splendour of the bush. The lodge caters for couples and families, with huge, airy double and family suites to choose from. Day visitors are also welcome, the day centre caters for those who cannot stay overnight, but wish to experience our unique wildlife interactions or visit Thandeka’s spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thandeka Lodge and Spa

Address: Rooiberg Road Mabula, Bela-Bela | Thandeka Private Game Reserve, 0480, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg
Price Range: $524 - $746 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Thandeka Lodge and Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Wifi not in the rooms, but available in the bar/common room.”
EleanorR321, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Room number 2 has a superb interior and bathroom with a magnificent view.”
MarkH284, 23 Oct 2012 | Read review
“We had a family tent that had a big queen bed in the main room and had a separate bedroom with two single beds. Loved it. Loved the big bath tub too. Had a great soak with the flaps up (it is private enough so don't worry) listening to nothing but the sounds of the bush. I thought I had died and gone to heaven.”
NowVoyager2, 12 Apr 2012 | Read review
“All the rooms are fabulous so which ever one you get, you will enjoy!”
Smoodley, 28 Nov 2011 | Read review
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