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    Mabula Game Lodge

    Rhenosterhoek Spruit Road, Mabula Private Game Reserve 0480, South Africa
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    Savings alert: 46% below average rate
    US$402
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good38%
    • Average13%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    “the reserve” (34 reviews)
    “self catering” (18 reviews)
    “game lodge” (17 reviews)
    Public Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

    Just a pity that the rooms are not smoking free, the stench of stale cigarette smoke in the pillows, linen, bed, curtains and everywhere is unbearable! Maybe I got a bad room but surely the non used linen should be changed? I'm not a prude...More

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    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 17 March 2017

    Dear Dave M - Thank you for posting your review of Mabula Game Lodge. We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your room, but we would like to reassure you and all other travellers that all rooms at Mabula Game Lodge are non-smoking,...More

    Reviewed 15 March 2017

    Imagine walking out your room each day and the "farm" animals outside your door are monkeys,buck,warthogs,zebra. This beautiful reserve is a childhood favorite and I wanted to bring my own grown children to experience its beauty You will often see the big 5 as experienced...More

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    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 16 March 2017

    Dear Animatarian - Thank you for sharing your impressions of your family trip to Mabula Game Lodge. We're very to hear that you enjoyed your return visit, and especially the game drive experience. We appreciate your comments about the food, and we'll share these with...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

    its a strange mood iam happy i see a natural weather i feel so relax only it need more light at night to feel more safe i will came again with my family all stuff are friendly food here is very healthyMore

    Thank Medo A
    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear Medo A - Thank you for sharing your Mabula Game Lodge experience. We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Mabula and that your are already planning a return trip. Thank you also for the constructive comments about the lighting; we...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

    We took an American friend just for one night and they graciously let us stay in the self catering cottages. We had two game drives. Saw an Aardwolf first time ever, Lion and lots of zebra and other game. Had a lovely swim, made a...More

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    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 10 March 2017

    Dear Yogihog - Thank you for sharing your impressions of Mabula - we're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your overnight stay and the great wildlife sightings. We hope you'll visit again soon, and stay for longer next time!

    Reviewed 6 March 2017

    my rating can tell the story. it is an amazing getaway. the staff is friendly, the property is clean and well keep. we were treated as royalties. I would recommend Mabula Game lodge to all my friends. thank you for a wonderful time.More

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    Response from inkbos737, Public Relations Manager at Mabula Game LodgeResponded 7 March 2017

    Dear deonap649 - Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Mabula Game Lodge. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and that the Mabula team took such good care of you. We're honoured that you would recommend Mabula to future travellers -...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$185 - US$1,282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Waterberg >
    • Mabula Private Game Reserve
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    • Mabula Game Hotel Mabula Private Game Reserve
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    Shruthi P
    2 June 2017|
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    Response from vickis701 | Reviewed this property |
    I am a timeshare owner - but if you go online to Mabula game lodge they have their available packages -
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    Jeannette H
    15 May 2017|
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    Response from inkbos737 | Property representative |
    Hi Jeannette H - Just to update our earlier answer - and apologies for any confusion - we have just received clarification from our Reservations Team as follows: "Kindly be advised the cheetah walk can only be booked and... More
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    15 May 2017|
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    Response from inkbos737 | Property representative |
    Hi Jeannette H - Thanks for your qusestion - the Cheetah Experience should be pre-booked before the guest’s arrival depending on availability. The costs will be R335 p/p, no children under the age of 14 allowed. Hope this... More
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