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    Marataba Safari Lodge

    Rooiberg Road | Marakele National Park, Thabazimbi 380, South Africa
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    • Excellent91%
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    “game drives” (69 reviews)
    “the reserve” (39 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Unbelievable experience this month at Marataba as part of my honeymoon. It was just beautiful, the surroundings, the lodge, the animals, the whole package. The boma dinner was a lovely surprise and the water safari was incredible. It was our first ever safari and we...More

    2  Thank 60Amanda
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    we have just got back from a spur of the moment 3 day trip at Marataba and we had an amazing experience. The reserve its self was a great surprise, beautiful landscapes with mountains and rivers. Easily comparable to any other bush experience from Botswana...More

    2  Thank steve-jax-jhb
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Outstanding food in beautiful, contemporary designed lodge in a stunning location. Excellent game viewing particularly rhinos. We saw 23 in one morning including 5 while walking. Good guiding & very attentive staff.

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    1  Thank RBandAF
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Marataba Safari Lodge provides first class services. Our entire stay was spectacular. Our safari guide was both knowledgeable and personable. All of the staff went out of their way to make our stay memorable.

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    1  Thank garyandlindam
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Accommodation is ultra luxurious and very well kept. The lodge is magnificent and the view from the lodge is breathtaking. Food excellent and service is absolutely wonderful all round. We had a marvelous time on the game viewing safaris especially the trip on the river....More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
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    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • US$963 - US$1,484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Thabazimbi
    • Also Known As
    • Marataba Safari Company Hotel Waterberg
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    dawnnixon30
    30 May 2017|
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    Response from JaynedR | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Dawn, We were there in April, its was an amazing experience, however it was cold when going on the drives as you are leaving early in the morning (sunrise), as well as late afternoon (dusk). I would definitely recommend... More
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    sophieswift
    28 March 2017|
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    Response from scottieclan19 | Reviewed this property |
    we were there for 3 nights and managed to see the big 5 numerous times and a leopard. I would definitely go to marataba,, the landscape is stunning . Our guide also stated that in marataba you could watch e.g the lions for... More
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    Sharon R
    3 January 2017|
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    Response from Gawie G | Property representative |
    Hi Sharon, Yes, the boys will have comfortable camping beds to sleep on. They will be accommodated in your room. August evenings tends to get a little bit chilly as this is the end of the winter but the days are actually... More
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    Room Tips
    "room 12 for privacy and views"
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    "A toilet brush would have been a welcome accessory in the circumstances. Otherwise the room was beautiful."
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    "Cabana six is closest to the lodge."
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    "Ask for tent 11 or 12 - you will have exceptional views of the water hole and the mountains beyond from you..."
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