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Marataba Safari Lodge

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“game drives”(80 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I truly enjoyed my stay at the lodge. The view was absolutely amazing. All the staffs were extremely friend and helpful. The game drives were very good and the water safari makes the experience more unique vs other safaris.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a fantastic stay at the Marataba Safari Lodge. From a landscap perspective it does not get any better than this lodge situated in the Marakele NP in the Waterberg region. Although the wildlife might not be as abundant compared to other parks, the...More

Thank JarnoSpanjers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent our very first safari with the marataba family and it was absolutely astounding! From the easy ride out of Johannesburg to the first safari everything was coordinated and paced wonderfully. The rooms are stunning (recommend the lower number rooms with river bluff view)...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the lodge is immaculate and the service was outstanding, all the staff are super friendly and accommodating. The food was first class. We had the most amazing Guide, who was very friendly and very knowledgeable about the animals and surroundings....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't really know what to expect and I was totally wow'd by this place! The staff was fantastic, the main lodge and tented suites were beautiful and the landscape it's self was gorgeous! We really enjoyed the boat cruise and saw SO many rhinos!...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$1,160 - US$1,623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$1,160 - US$1,623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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kerrietoomey
20 March 2018|
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Response from Goo1969 | Reviewed this property |
Blankets provided on jeeps. Hat for morning and early evening for sun and long sleeve fleece or jkt for morn until warms up. Same in evening on game drives as sun goes down.
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mazzillp
5 March 2018|
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Response from 557loriw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they were included any time. No extra charge unless you ordered premium.
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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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"Room 12 - at the end of a track and therefore a little more secluded. Stunning views."
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"Comfortable, complete, secluded, and opening onto a breathtaking valley with Martian cliffs and African..."
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"Keep the blinds open at night with just the screens! It was absolutely beautiful to go to sleep looking at..."
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"All the rooms come with excellent view of the mountain range"
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