Experience World-class Service at Marataba Safari Lodge

Located within the malaria-free Marakele National Park, Marataba Safari Lodge is set on the foothills of the Waterberg Mountains and offers guided game drives, bush walks or river excursions. Elegantly furnished, the canvas-and-stone tented rooms at the lodge boast a free-standing stone bath as well as an indoor and outdoor shower. Each has a deck with views over the plains and the river. Meals are served outdoors under the trees and special diet menus and private dining can be arranged on request. The lodge also has a bar. Guests can relax on sun loungers at the pool or read a book in the spacious lounge next to the fireplace. The lodge has a a private airstrip, located about 25 minutes' drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3

This property told us they’re making large investments and efforts toward sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.9
Location
9.2
High score for Hartbeestfontein
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Caio
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Perfect staff either in the restaurant as well as into the game drives. Robben was caring perfectly during all our stay, and made it even more special.
  • Kathleen
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Amazing location, stunning accommodation, incredible staff that are very professional and friendly. Very knowledgeable guides that go out of there way for you. The food is delicious. Just an incredible experience.
  • Tobias
    GermanyGermany
    Außergewöhnlicher Service, alles toll organisiert. Liebenswertes Personal.

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of Marataba Safari Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Room service
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Game drives
  • Kids' club
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Services
    • Baggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Room service
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Books, DVDs or music for children
    • Board games/puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Safe
    General
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Air conditioning
    • Mosquito net
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Outdoor swimming pool
    Free!
    • Open all year
    • Pool with view
    • Shallow end
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    Spa
    • Spa facilities
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Marataba Safari Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM

    Check-out

    From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 3 years
    Crib upon request
    Free

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Marataba Safari Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please note compulsory conservation and park fees are applicable and excluded from the rates. Please contact the property in advance, prior to arrival for the these charges.

    Please inform Marataba Safari Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Marataba Safari Lodge

    • The prices at Marataba Safari Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Marataba Safari Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Massage
      • Kids' club
      • Swimming pool
      • Spa facilities
      • Game drives

    • Marataba Safari Lodge is 5 miles from the center of Hartbeestfontein. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Marataba Safari Lodge has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Room options at Marataba Safari Lodge include:

      • Tent

    • Check-in at Marataba Safari Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Yes, Marataba Safari Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.