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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

What a little piece of paradise, only 4 hours from Johannesburg. Jamala is a cleverly designed lodge that overlooks a water hole. Of course, the game drives were a treat, but the animals actually come right to the lodge's water hole too! The enormous and...More

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Response from Nico V, General Manager at Jamala MadikweResponded 18 June 2018

Dear SarahBarret Thank you for taking the time to review Jamala. We absolutely love the comments

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Wonderful setting. The dining room with its candles and candalabras was stunning! Heat lamps as well as the fireplace added more warmth. Also, the CUISINE WAS EXCELLENT. A great place for sighting animals as well.

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Response from Nico V, General Manager at Jamala MadikweResponded 18 June 2018

Dear christine Thank you for the review. I am delighted at your enjoyment of our cuisine. We hope Jamala crafted beautiful memories for you.

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Never thouhgt, there might be a place like this. We had four wonderful nights. Ebrybody was looking, that we have all we need. The game drives with J.P. Were so wonderful, Exept the wonderful animals, we so many different things. Between the game drives, we...More

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Response from Nico V, General Manager at Jamala MadikweResponded 18 June 2018

Dear MainzCapetownfan Well we are delighted that you discovered our little slice of paradise. Thank you for this review.

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Fabulous set up. Five star lodge with wonderful accommodations filled with charm, personality and elegance. We had a personal welcome by the staff that proved helpful and friendly making us feel at home. The food was delicious and dining experiences were incredible. Sitting out on...More

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Response from Nico V, General Manager at Jamala MadikweResponded 18 June 2018

Dear uptownendo Thank you. I am so happy that you could spend time with us and enjoy the beauty that is Jamala. We look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 17 June 2018

It was our first safari, but we went with friends who have been on at least 8 safaris, with 5 or 6 of them in this Madikwe reserve. This resort was the best they visited and worth every penny! The staff strives to spoil you...More

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Response from Nico V, General Manager at Jamala MadikweResponded 18 June 2018

Dear jpgator Thank you for this review, its always great to mix first time safari goers and repeat safari guests. I love hearing the different angles of the experience. Thank you for sharing your time and friends with us

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$1,363 - US$1,786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$1,363 - US$1,786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Erwinamoo
25 January 2017|
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Response from Rodney S | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, a transfer with a driver taking three and a half hours from OR Tambo International is available. Car rental and self drive is also a easy options. Please contact us directly via our website... More
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kuzbara
7 September 2016|
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Response from Nico V | Property representative |
Hi kuzbara Thank you, yes we can accommodate most dietary needs. We do get fresh fish weekly and we can accommodate vegetarians.
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AOUS_Salloum
9 May 2015|
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Response from Nico V | Property representative |
Hi January is a great time to visit as we are in rainy season and all the new born plains game babies have dropped, the park will be beautifully green. In terms of rain we have afternoon thundershowers lasting about 2 hours... More
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"All ensuite villas are the same, closer to water hole is best"
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"All Villa's are identical."
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"Closest to Main Lodge is best."
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"My room was perfect"
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