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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is fantastic. We went as part of an intrepid tour. Greeted on arrival but then no significant welcome atmosphere from management. The staff otherwise were fantastic. Bitten lots by Mosquitos and then found out all the other rooms were provided with mosquito nets when we asked staff for a net they said they had no extra nets and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Matumi is a great place to stay if you are visiting Kruger National Park. The accommodation is excellent for a quiet bush setting. The staff are professional, very friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. The meals are delicious and good South African food. Nellie, the owner, personally makes sure everything is ok. Thoroughly recommend Matumi.

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Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our Lodge. I’m happy that you enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest in our Lodge. The Matumi Team

Bunbury
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful stay here and felt part of the Matumi family. Rooms are clean and comfortable with AC. Food was delicious and beautifully presented. The bar has an extensive range and the most delightful barman. Nellie the owner took us out on a special trip as my mother was ill the day before and we had missed out on...

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Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our Lodge. I’m happy that you enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest in our Lodge. The Matumi Team

Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Totally overhauled 2 yrs ago, this group of thatched roof bldgs was a true delight. Wonderful meals, clean & comfy rooms, hot water, A/C, huge pool & lanai, very reasonable drink prices, friendly staff, gardens, impalas jumping in & out of the property, Kruger Park pickups for mega animal viewing, and decent Wifi. Definitely worth considering.

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Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our Lodge. I’m happy that you enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest in our Lodge. The Matumi Team

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Matumi Lodge what a beautiful place, thank you so much for an awesome weekend with my daughter and her friend. It was my daughter's birthday and Matumi Lodge went out of their way to treat her from a freshly baked chocolate birthday cake, a birthday party, a cheerful swim in your beautiful pool, a visit to Moholoholo and an awesome...

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Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our Lodge. I’m happy that you enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest in our Lodge. The Matumi Team

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stayed at Matumi Lodge because the accommodation we were originally booked into was full. It was the best thing that could have happened to us. This lodge is much better than the 3 star rating it has, mainly because of the efficient and friendly service given by all the staff and the delicious food. The only problem is the...

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Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our Lodge. I’m happy that you enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest in our Lodge. The Matumi Team

White River, South Africa
Reviewed 17 July 2016

It's been years since we've last visited this lodge. Lots of improvements. We brought alarge group here and there is very little to complain about, and those are more to do with bad cell coverage than the lodges accommodation. There's a new chef on staff and the food was good. Everyone was very helpful and friendly. The dirt road to...

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Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our Lodge. I’m happy that you enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest in our Lodge. The Matumi Team

Wauwatosa
Reviewed 27 January 2016

My wife and I stayed at Matumi as part of our safari package to Kruger. Very nice accommodations. Very clean with shower and in room AC. The lodge also has a pool, bar, and dining area which are all also very nice. The staff was great and really looked after you. As others mentioned, there is free wifi which was...

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Dear Traveler. Thank you for your review and for choosing our Lodge. I’m happy that you enjoyed your stay and I’m looking forward to having you again as a guest in our Lodge. The Matumi Team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Loved, loved, loved this place. The staff are amazing and so kind. They went out of their way to make us feel welcome. The rooms are clean and spacious.The food was delicious. The bbq prepared just for us was so yummy. I would go back to this lodge just for the staff - I hope they'll still be there next...

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We stayed 3 nights at the beginning of August. The setting and the rooms were charming, the atmosphere was very peaceful and the food was good. Principally, however, the stay was made for us by the genuine welcome from all the staff and their attention to our welfare. We had the misfortune to be unwell as we arrived and for...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Matumi is situated on the doorstep of the Panorama Route which includes the the world renowned Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, Gods Window, Bourkes Luck Potholes, Berlin Falls, Bridal Falls, Mac Mac Falls, The Pinnacle, historical Pilgrims Rest where guests can go and pan for gold and the Echo Caves. We are also 45km away from the Orpen Gate Of the Kruger National Park for a quick getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matumi Lodge

Address: Guernsey Road Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1371, South Africa (Formerly Matumi Game Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range: £95 - £95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Matumi Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“The lodge has wifi but works better near the pool or I used to sit on my step outside my door.”
 of 5 bubbles luvaholiday2011, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask when booking for a room with a shower or a bath.”
 of 5 bubbles janeee_12, 10 Jul 2014 | Read review
“always look at a picture first before booking”
 of 5 bubbles LynC198, 8 May 2012 | Read review
“Room 20 - it is right next to the fence. The elephant came right next to the fence to eat the leaves from the trees. The room was absolutely beautiful.”
  • Rhino on the afternoon game drive in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
 of 5 bubbles SamB58, 21 Feb 2012 | Read review
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