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    Marataba Safari Lodge

    Rooiberg Road | Marakele National Park, Thabazimbi 380, South Africa
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
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    Room & Suite (98)
    Dining (57)
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
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    “game drives” (69 reviews)
    “the reserve” (38 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 349 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Our expectations were constantly exceeded, fabulous facilities, amazing animal sightings, truly talented informative guide Andre. Great outdoor massage! Just Perfect!!!! Do not miss Matataba if you are interested in a safari!!!!

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    2  Thank jpa531
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Spent 3 days at Marataba and I would highly recommend. Safari excellent, accommodation 5 stars, food to die for and all staff excellent. Thanks to Adriaan our guide and Simon our waiter. They couldn't do enough to please

    2  Thank Goo1969
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Really different from typical South African bush . Game view good very hospitable and competent people who works there We stayed at the “ trial lodge “ and the view is really special The lodge is small , 5 rooms but they only take 8...More

    2  Thank Vincenzo N
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Every thing was just beautiful. I will never forget it. The lodge and the staff were friendly and very helpful with everything. T hey all made you feel very welcome. Thank You for such everything and more.

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    1  Thank 518shirleyj
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Lodge team was friendly, the food was good (not top!), the tend accomodated our expectations. Fantastic Sunset Boat Trip, strongly recommended (the birds migration is awsome!); we saw all big 5 except the Leopard.

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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • US$1,024 - US$1,456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 15
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Thabazimbi
    • Also Known As
    • Marataba Safari Company Hotel Waterberg
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    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
    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
    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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