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  • Excellent93%
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“watering hole”(68 reviews)
“game drives”(112 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

Everything was wonderful. The food and the service. the driver was very knowledgeable gave plenty of time to view the animals but also kept us moving so we could see more. can"t wait to go back hopefully without the kids so we can enjoy our...More

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Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Etali Lodge more than lives up to the glowing Tripadvisor reviews. Game Drives are designed to give you exposure to the heart of Natural Africa..Each drive is unique and viewings begin shortly after leaving the gates of the Lodge. Our Ranger/driver Lazarus and Alfred our...More

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Response from Etali-Safari, Owner at Etali Safari LodgeResponded 12 March 2018

Dear Keepongoing, Thank you for taking the time to write such a warm endorsement of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. We are glad to hear that we exceeded our stellar reputation during your stay and that all the attention to detail...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic location beautiful lodge great for families. Fantastic game drives to see all big 5. Herman and Darius are guided were amazing. Fantastic views. Watering hole outside lodge so easy to view animals from the terrace. Beautiful rooms and hot tubs. Delicious food. Caters for...More

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Thank rachel2twyford
Management response:Responded yesterday

Dear Rachel, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It was a pleasure hosting you at the lodge and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Koos and the Etali Team

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had high hopes for this stay at Etali Lodge but our experience far exceeded these hopes. It was truly a wonderful stay with our two boys, 14 and 11. From the attentive and smiley restaurant (overlooking own private waterhole) staff to Tamsyn running front...More

1  Thank baconrocks
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed review of your stay with us in the Madikwe Game Reserve. It is always a pleasure when guests appreciate all the effort that goes into our excellent service and enjoy the unique...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We celebrated a joint birthday over three days at Etali a week ago. The event was an outstanding success due in no small part to Etali's professionalism, the allround quality of services and facilities and their preparedness to go the extra mile without being asked....More

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1  Thank Alastair W
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Dear Alastair, We are glad to hear that all the effort that went into your dual birthday celebrations were so appreciated. It was a pleasure hosting your extended family for this special event. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$1,137 - US$1,676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$1,137 - US$1,676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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simona47
25 March 2017|
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Response from JonSyd | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just stayed there. its a short walk from the lodge , 2-3 min tops. Its probably the most private of the lodges, but it does not have a direct view of the water hole. It is however one of the " roads" taken by the... More
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saxon27
1 September 2016|
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stfreedman
31 August 2016|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms are lovely, but I think the only ones with a clear view are those near the waterhole. Remember though that the real opportunity to see animals are on the game drives in the morning and evening. During the... More
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"View of water hole"
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"Lodge 5, private with great view of waterhole yet close to main lodge"
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"Room 5,6 and 7 (my personal favouite) All these rooms overlook the waterhole and are close to the main..."
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"Request a room with view of the waterhole"
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