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Makakatana Bay Lodge

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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average4%
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“boat trip”(21 reviews)
“game drives”(33 reviews)
“st lucia”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first stop on our South African adventure, and what a first stop! The setting is idyllic, tucked down a track some distance off the road, nestling in the trees. Our tastefully furnished room/unit overlooked the hippo lake, and offered us all the...More

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Response from Makakatana L, Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

We would just like to thank you for the wonderful feedback, we do wish to see you again. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in our Beautiful country. Warm regards, Monique

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Makakatana Bay Lodge is a peaceful place with very friendly staff and competent ranger. The game drives and the boat trip with picnic was amazing. We saw a lot of elephants, hippos, giraffes, Gnus and much more. The food was excellent and the dinner was...More

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Response from Makakatana L, Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, we do appreciate it and hope to see you in the near future. Warm Regards, Monique

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very friendly Lodge with excellent and informative rangers,good food an altogether an excellent ambience.the accommodation was very clean with balcony views out over the surrounding bush, lovely. In the three nights we stayed there we had several game drives, one river trip, one night...More

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Response from Makakatana L, Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Warm Regards, Monique

Reviewed 11 January 2018

The service we received was of the highest possible standard. The greeting was warm on arrival and we were made to feel at home throughout our stay.Our Lodge was very private and comfortable, the food was first class. The highlight for us was going out...More

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Response from Makakatana L, Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we do appreciate it !! Kind regards, Monique

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Great little lodge. Excellent service, delicious food, although limited to a daily set menu. Wonderful rooms and relaxing pool area. Very knowledgeable guides. Reserve is particularly abundant in bird species, giraffe, buck varieties, zebra, hippo and wildebeest. All round a very unique big 4 wetland...More

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Response from Makakatana L, Manager at Makakatana Bay LodgeResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your response ! Warm regards, Monique

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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US$513 - US$840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$513 - US$840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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CharltonForsyth
25 January 2018|
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Response from Seanthesheep | Reviewed this property |
We booked through our local travel agent
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FrankiesAwesome
10 August 2017|
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Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
Hi, We are on Lake St Lucia (lots of hippo and crocodile) but do day trips to the beach. We offer a wonderful combination of safari experiences within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site which includes the... More
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Ficklefan
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Response from Makakatana L | Property representative |
Hi Alta, We offer beach safaris which includes snorkelling. We do not to dolphin tours unfortuantely. Kind regards, Leigh-Ann
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"They have one "family suite" that looks like it could sleep 6."
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"Other rooms seemed better decorated than ours..."
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"Honeymoon suite is amazing but all the rooms are great!"
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"I believe all rooms are equally well appointed and decorated with taste with total privacy even in the..."
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