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    Impodimo Game Lodge

    Wonderboom Gate, Madikwe Game Reserve 2874, South Africa
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          Reviewed 12 July 2015

          Impodimo Lodge is a fantastic place to go to in order to experience the wild in a way you have never done before. The team are happy and helpful, the food was superb, and the accommodation more than comfortable and luxurious. The truly stand out...More

          Thank Aqualord
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game Lodge

          Dear Aqualord, Thank you for writing such a lovely review about Impodimo. We are very blessed to have Sam and Tyrone as part of our team and will certainly pass on your high praises. Not having a fence around the lodge really is an added...More

          Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

          We had a wonderful time at Impodimo. The setting is beautiful, the lodge perfectly appointed, food delicious, and the staff marvelously knowledgeable and nice. We saw lots of animals and the pace was perfect. I simply could not have asked for a better, more pampered,...More

          Thank Br0wnster
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game Lodge

          Dear Br0wnster, Thank you for your wonderful review on our lodge. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Impodimo and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed every single minute. We hope to see you back soon! Regards, The Impodimo Team

          Reviewed 17 June 2015

          My wife and I have been blessed to go to many wonderful places and have some great travel adventures. By the second day, we agreed that our Impodimo safari was the coolest, most fun thing we've ever done. I am an obsessive travel planner; I...More

          2  Thank Jason L
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game Lodge

          Dear Jason L, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that we had the pleasure of hosting you. Tyrone and Sam are very talented and we are happy to have them as part of our team. We look forward to seeing you...More

          Reviewed 5 June 2015

          Every time we visit the Impodimo Game Lodge, it just gets better and better! We did not think this was possible, but it does!!! Not only is the accommodation ultra-luxurious, but the food, pampering and staff simply go from good to better to THE BEST!!!!

          1  Thank Johan G
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game Lodge

          Dear Johan G, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to have you here with us. We can’t wait to see you again. Regards, The Impodimo Team

          Reviewed 2 June 2015

          I went on my first safari with high expectations, based on what I had heard from others, but Impodimo FAR exceeded everything I had expected. From the moment we arrived on the property the staff was warm, friendly, and inviting. I'm relatively certain that we...More

          1  Thank Andrew B
          Response from IMPLodgeManager, Manager at Impodimo Game Lodge

          Dear Andrew B, We are grateful that you chose Impodimo for your first safari experience and we are so glad that you had a wonderful time. Tyrone and Sam are a great team and we are blessed to have them. Thank you so much for...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
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          Details
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          • US$491 - US$2,437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • South Africa >
          • North-West Province >
          • Madikwe Game Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Impodimo Game Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve
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          Maria2814
          Has anyone got recent pictures of the hotel? The ones uploaded are quite old. Struggling to decide whether to go for impodimo or naledi in the balule nature reserve! Is this hotel really as good as the reviews say? Are all the rooms the same? Thank u!
          3 May 2017|
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          Response from Leprak | Reviewed this property |
          Maria I can't speak for the other reserve you mention but all I can say is that Impodimo was wonderful! All the rooms are the same, subject of course to the vista. The hotel is not pretentious neither are the staff, and the... More
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          tomkiefer1
          Is my good friend and business associate Chris Stafford still one of the owners? My visit with my son in November 2009, was the best ever
          18 April 2017|
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          Response from dorothydvr | Reviewed this property |
          Sorry not sure.
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          ClaireBW
          Please can anyone tell me what the stretcher beds for children are like. Trying to decide if they will be big enough for a 12 year old or if we need to bite the bullet and book 2 rooms. (Family of 4 with a 7 and 12 year old)
          26 September 2016|
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          Response from frankisken | Reviewed this property |
          Yep our 13 year old boy had no problems accept no mosquito net for bed .
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          "Higher chance of spotting more animals closer to the water hole"
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          "Choose the rooms with a view of the waterhole if possible"
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          "Pick family suite or cabins 1-3 for great views of the watering hole."
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          "Rooms 1 & 2 overlook the waterhole"
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