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Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
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“our honeymoon”(55 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsour honeymoonguide trevorhis knowledgean absolute legendnight watchmanwild dogsthe reservegame drivesfrom start to finishfloor to ceiling windowsmy husband and i have justoverlooking the riverfree standing bathroaring firewithin hoursevery member of staffeach morning
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I stayed here during our honeymoon whilst travelling around South Africa and Makanyane Safari Lodge stood out as the highlight of our trip. The rooms, food, main lodge and service from all staff were all exceptional. We had RJ as our ranger...More

Thank Oliver E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family of 5 that stayed for 3 nights in the most beautiful suites.The facilities, the staff and the guides were exceptional. An unforgetable experience and we would certainly like to come back one day.

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Response from Garth K, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at the lodge and look forward to your return!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been dreaming of a time when I could take my sons (19 and 17) away with me for a special holiday. I devised a road trip from Cape Town to Makanyane Safari lodge. The lodge was the highlight of our trip. We where...More

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Response from Garth K, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic time the three of you must have had, traveling through South Africa together! We are very proud to be a part of those great memories. Thank you for choosing Makanyane!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend of ours had visited Makanyane four times and highly recommended it. So we booked it for five nights after three in Capetown. We were met at the Johannesburg airport by a driver, who by the time he brought us back five days later...More

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Response from Garth K, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

We are looking forward to meeting the rest of your family so much - please let us know when you are planning that trip! Thank you for your kind and detailed review of the lodge. We really appreciate it and are delighted that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at the Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge for 4 nights from 04/06/2018 - 07/06/2018, as the first stop on our Honeymoon. From the moment we arrived, we felt at home sitting down with Lynette getting the formalities out of the way very quickly! Within...More

Thank Chris H
Response from Garth K, Guest Relations Manager at Sanctuary Makanyane Safari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks, Laura and Chris, for your fantastic review. We are always delighted to welcome honeymooners to the lodge as we feel so privileged to be a part of such a special time. We are very happy that you had such a good time and...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$640 - US$1,406 (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$640 - US$1,406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (479)
Room & Suite (108)
Dining (23)
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ExcellentAdventures
21 May 2018|
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Response from MakanyaneSafariLodge | Property representative |
There is generally a maximum of 6 guests per safari vehicle.
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ExcellentAdventures
21 May 2018|
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Response from Keith M | Reviewed this property |
Maybe a tad late in replying to this but regarding the Tracker question - myself and a friend did book this, it was a safari walk with the guide who was excellent! We got very close to dozing cheetahs and to a pack of wild... More
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ashleygf
17 April 2018|
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Response from 196michele | Reviewed this property |
We were taken by light aircraft and there was no issue meeting a 12.30 connection . You should check with your booking people about how they are intending to transfer you .
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Room Tips
"All 8 rooms are fantastic and overlook a watering hole / river. We stayed in #4 which was great."
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"Stayed in the room closest to the lodge; made it easy at night to navigate."
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"All rooms are excellent in our opinion!"
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"We were in room 2 and no disappointments, there.... just relish the atmosphere."
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