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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2015

A 4 night stay allowed for the perfect mix of safari, trip to a Swaziland cultural tour, visit to a chimpanzee orphanage, and enough time to relax, read, and soak up the tranquility of the bush. The included meals offered great value and gave you the feeling that no expense was spared. The meals were prepared and served with pride...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge, and thanks for taking the time to write this complimentary review. You were an extremely pleasant guest, I enjoyed our chats, and I hope that we get to meet again some day Take care and all the best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team

Reviewed 30 November 2015

That's just how I felt my stay was. From our first welcome smile to saying good bye to the beautiful and gorgeous staff of Royal Kruger Lodge it was like I was with family. From our first contact with Vic and Felicity our emails and questions were all answered promptly and in detail. In fact every touch point with the...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much Terri, for this outstanding review, it’s much appreciated that you took the time to write it. All the staff are dedicated, and really take pleasure in providing guests with a great experience, I’m so glad that you enjoyed your time here. It was an absolute pleasure to host you and hopefully we will see you...

Wagin W A
Reviewed 16 November 2015

What can I say about my African Adventure I was heaven on earth. .so relaxing and peaceful, the staff at the Lodge were excellent I could not fault them in any way, Felicity went out of her way to accommodate me with me side adventures and rescheduled me when I changed my mind with my trips...the food was to die...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there I so appreciate you taking the time to write this fabulous review and of course really pleased that it was heaven on earth for you at the Lodge. I’m holding you to a return visit, and thank you from all of us, for being an extremely pleasant guest to host! All the very best until we meet again...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This is my second time at the Royal Kruger Lodge. I chose to return because of its proximity to Kruger's Crocodile Bridge Gate (about 25 min). Vic, the owner, responded to my emails promptly, as did Felicity, the manager, who kept a tight ship. Julia took care of our meals and packed us lunch for our day long excursions to...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the lodge, it’s great that you got to see the big 5 three times over. I do appreciate your feedback about the shower and we are presently working on it. I hope to have the pleasure of hosting you...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The delightful Royal Kruger Lodge located Kruger National Park hosted by the most obliging Manager Felicity with Zebra,Warthog Mongoose roaming the premises The kitchen staff headed by Julia served delicious food Robert the self educated Safari Ganes Guide with EXRay eyes was exceptional Do not miss the Panoramic full day drive or the Subset Drive there a must

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Dean Thanks for the wonderful review, we all really appreciate you taking the time to write it. It was a great pleasure to host you and your dad, you were both missed after your departure! Robert is an exceptional guide, Julia’s culinary skills are amazing, and the staff go out of their way to please. I will be sure...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Thank you all at the ROYAL KRUGER LODGE for making our stay so wonderful.Felicity was perfect host,Julia (she is a gem) and the girls were lovely and Robert, we think he is SA's anwer to our Steve Irwin,incredible knowledge,lovely personality no reason for us not to had an amazing time

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Many thanks for taking the time to write this wonderful, complimentary review, it’s much appreciated. I’m glad that you had a wonderful time at the Lodge, and yes Robert, Julia and all the staff do a very good job. I hope that we have the pleasure of hosting you again sometime to provide another amazing experience Thanks again...

vc1910
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Wonderful hospitality provided by Felicity and team - nothing was too much trouble. The peaceful relaxing venue and delicious food made our short break awesome. We wo ld definitely recommend Roayl Kruger Lodge Vicky and Valda

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Vicky and Valda I’m so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge, I just wish that it could have been for longer. You were awesome guests and it would be wonderful to see you back someday. Thanks for taking the time to write this complimentary review, and for your recommendation, both are much appreciated Take care and...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The staff of the lodge were extremely friendly and helpful and made our stay special and comfortable. Would recommend this for romantic get aways and special celebrations. Thanks to all the staff and for our special surprise

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, we all appreciate you taking the time to write it. I’m so pleased that you had a special and comfortable stay. It would be lovely to have you back at the Lodge someday, hopefully for a longer stay, you were both a pleasure to host All the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Felicity, the manager, was extremely attentive, even before we arrived. We ended up being a group of 5 all with separate bookings but she fielded many questions and booking requests over email to ensure I group was able to stay at the lodge over the weekend and to be booked on the same activities (sunset drive and day safari.) Once...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

A huge thank you to you, for bringing your wonderful friends to the Lodge, and for taking the time to write this amazing review. We too were sad when your group left, you were all great guests to host, and we would love to have you back some day. I’m so glad that your experience here was ‘a proper Royal...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 September 2015

My boyfriend and I had a great overnight stay at the Lodge and were very impressed with the great relaxed atmosphere, as well as friendly service from the staff there.They made sure we had a lovely boma dinner under the stars, accompanied by the sounds of lions roars in the distance. The rooms were lovely and clean and felt comfortable,...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review, I really appreciate you taking the time to write it, and I will be sure to pass it on to the staff. We too hope to see you back very soon, hopefully for a longer stay. All the very best to you both Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Kruger Lodge ensures guests relaxation, adventure and a oneness with nature. This 4-star, privately owned game lodge is renowned for its exceptional personal service and intimate atmosphere. Situated in the Mpumalanga Province in the Wild Frontier region, the Royal Kruger Lodge is just beyond the Crocodile River and borders the Kruger National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Kruger Lodge

Address: 1235 Oribi street | Mpumalanga, Marloth Park 1330, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
Price Range: $255 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Kruger Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“all rooms had their own good points, we loved the zebra room”
 of 5 bubbles fionarowe1, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles cz75ww, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 4 and had a good view of the garden area -seeing Impala and other animals. Very handy for porch area and outdoor shower.”
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“Ask for a room with a shower.”
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“Wifi available in common areas for a fee.”
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