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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

It was my first safari holiday and Rhulani set the bar pretty high. Nice cosy property, clean rooms. The outdoor showers are a special experience. So were the elephants and impalas that come by the watering hole just in front of the dining / pool area! Very good service and good food as well! Throughly enjoyed our game drives with...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gwen it is wonderful for us when we know that our guests were pleased in all aspects which a Safari Lodge has to offer. Thank you very much for your visit, for the time to write us a wonderful comment and that you would recommend us to your friends. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the game...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We stayed at Rhulani for three nights and it was absolutely perfect. My first trip to South Africa could not have been better. The lodge was top class, great staff and wonderful dining. We loved the game drives with Riaan, who just started at Rhulani as a ranger. He managed to show us the Big Five within 4 hours. Unforgettable...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Porsje We are so glad that your first experience with South Africa and with Rhulani has gone so well, and that we could pamper you in different aspects. We note that your Ranger Riaan has done a great job, which pleases us very much. Finding all of the Big 5 in this big reserve in such a short time...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Our stay at Rhulani was exceptional. To start out with, unlike so many of the other lodges we tried they were happy to accommodate our 2 daughters (11 and 8) in their own room. The rooms are superb - very spacious, well appointed, very private, and with each one having it's own private pool (as well as a central pool...

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Rhulani S, Inhaber at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Estimated guest We are pleased very much every time we get such a kind feedback from a satisfied guest and when we get the qualification "exceptional". Thank you very much! Even more we are pleased when we read that the various changes which we are making constantly are well received and that they contributed to a perfect stay as well....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality that Rhulani has to offer. Always available, always willing to assist. Game viewing was great, we saw the big 5 but didn't get to see wild dogs which would have been a bonus. The ranger, Nikki, has a bubbly personality and has such passion for the bush and all it has...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Daniel We are very pleased to receive such a wonderful comment from you, and that you fully enjoyed your stay with us. Many thanks also for the special mention of Nikky and Hloni. They will be very happy about the compliments! We are also delighted that in terms of the animal sightings, you experienced a great variety, with the...

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 October 2015

I am still amazed and very touched about these unforgettable days in the Rhulani Safari Lodge. The location is perfect and nicely in a modern African style kept. In my 15 years of experience in the travel industry I have never seen such an impressive and lovely accommodation. Knowing we are still in the bush! The friendly staff, the management...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Regula reading your wonderful comment, we can say: you made our day! The whole Rhulani team was thrilled to have you as a guest, and we thank you very much for your words. It makes us even more proud when we succeed in impressing experienced guests, and when we can offer unforgettable memories. We hope that you have experienced...

Guttingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 October 2015

If one has, after a three-nite stay, tears in their eyes because of leaving such a unique place, there is not much more to say. The management and staff do their job professionaly and with all their compassion and heart. The rooms are spacious, very clean and offer all amenities you can wish for. Nicky, the ranger, made the safaris...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Karin What a wonderful comment we received from you after your recent visit at Rhulani. Our team enjoyed very much welcoming you and your partner as a guest in our lodge, and to show you (via your ranger Nicky) the African bush. It makes us very happy to know that the passion with which we all live and work...

Jona, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The Rhulani Lodge is lovely located and amazing style, the staff is very nice and helpful, the cooking is on a top level, the ranger made our safari game drives to a phenomenal experience and the management organize everthing for the visitors well-being. I really enjoyed my stay very much and it was a big pleasure to be there. If...

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Thomas It was a great pleasure for us to have you with us at Rhulani, and provide you with "unforgettable memories". We are very pleased that you were able to enjoy your visit in the African bush in all its aspects, including our facilities, services, game drives and food. We also enjoyed having you with us, and the whole...

Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We had the most amazing time!!!! The service is the sensational. Our guide Nikki was amazing! The rooms were so special and cozy and the safari to was simply wow!Made our tour a really special one! Full of knowledge and really funny! Really an Amazing place!

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Cairem Thank you very much for your very nice comment. We always want to make sure that we offer a very special and unforgettable experience with us and em African bush to all our guests. In case of a honeymoon, as it was the case for you, this is of course particularly important to us. Therefore we are very...

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great bushveld safari destination ,friendly staff , good rooms excellent food every room has its own private small swimming pool Romantic dinners under the stars Excellent wildlife photography opportunities on morning and late afternoon open vehicle gamedrives

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RhulaniLodge, Owner at Rhulani Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andries Thank you very much for your nice feedback. We are very pleased that you had a wonderful time with us in all respects, and that you especially liked the privacy in your chalet and the romantic dinner. We hope to welcome you again in the future and with best regards Rolf & Marisa

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2015

All that one would want from a safari. Rhulani are a team of dedicated and friendly people who go out of their way to make your safari a memorable experience. The facilities are all you could want - clean, comfortable with all the little extras that make a difference. Food was good and plentiful - overeating is a serious threat...

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Dear Clive thank you for visiting us at Rhulani. We are very pleased that we could make your stay special, and that your whole family felt comfortable and well looked after in the various activities - from the game drive vehicle to the massage bed. We will be happy to forward your personal comments to the appropriate staff. They will...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Succumb to the peace and tranquility of this spectacular setting. Relax in the spaciousness of your private luxury chalet with its own deck and plunge pool.Each chalet includes a Morso fireplace, climate control air conditioner, mini bar fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and full en-suite bathroom and outside shower. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rhulani Safari Lodge

Address: Bravo 21 Wonderboom node, Madikwe Game Reserve 2840, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Madikwe Game Reserve
Price Range: $968 - $1,795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rhulani Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“every room is beautiful!”
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“Dont do all the game drives if you want to enjoy your room! skip some haha!”
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“We liked the room we had which was the furthest from the main building, it was very secluded.”
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