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Royal Kruger Lodge

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1235 Oribi street | Mpumalanga, Marloth Park 1330, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Goulburn, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 14 so very comfortably managed to take over the resort. The accomodation was amazing and the outdoor boma was frequented nightly with faultless service from the a attentive staff, Felicity and the team could not do enough for us. Julia,s cooking was amazing 3 courses nightly and the best steak I have ever had. Robert... More 

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

Thank you so much for this “Amazing Review” that you took the trouble to write. The staff and I take pleasure in providing guests with great service. I will be sure to let the team know and I’m so glad that your stay with us was a memorable one Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

From the moment we had the first contact with Vic, the owner, the service was absolutely fantastic! Prompt reply of e mails each time and all our queries, concerns, requests were answered and met, Vic is excellent in his communications. A big thanks and thumb up for co-ordinating the last safari tour in late Nov. 2014. Our Main intention was... More 

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

Hi Charlotte Thanks so much for your stunning review, it’s extremely satisfying for us as a team to know that you guys had a “Beyond Expectation” experience. Your family were truly a pleasure to host and I hope that you can come back sometime to experience a dry season safari Until then best regards to you all and thanks again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had a amazing weekend at the Royal kruger Lodge! The highlights were definitely the amazing dinners that we had and of course the morning game drive with Robert as our guide. Hope I have the change to return in the future.. Thank you too the team!!

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

Hi Shaun Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed your weekend at the lodge, and I’m pleased to hear that your game drive and our culinary skills were memorable. I certainly hope that we do have the pleasure of hosting you again sometime Thanks again for taking the time to let us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

You treat us like kings! VIP's food is absolutely fantastic with a supprise after diner every night. We really enjoyed every second of it I would recomend you to anyone. Thank you for a wonderfull unforgetfull experiance!

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

Hi Adriaan I'm so pleased to hear that your time spent at the Lodge was memorable and thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. The culinary skills that come out of our kitchen are amazing. It was a pleasure to host guests like yourselves and we certainly hope you will be back someday Thanks again... More 

Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 5 nights and loved every second. The staff are exceptional, so very nice and genuine. Julia the head chef is a delight and Felicity was very attentive to everything we could have wanted. The MVP has to go to Robert though. This guy is incredible. Had two great safaris and a Panorama tour... More 

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

Hi Lachlan Thanks for the wonderful review, we all really appreciate you taking the time to write it. It was a great pleasure to host you both, hopefully we can do it again before too long. Robert is an exceptional guide and I’m pleased that he made your Game Drives memorable Take care and all the very best Felicity and... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Very nice lodge, rustic and comfortable. Staff were lovely and made us feel at home and looked after us extremely well. For me personally there was just too much bread and meat on the menu, that is a personal preference, but the food was extremely good. If you like steaks, they were done to perfection !! I spoke to Vic... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Our staff are dedicated and take pleasure in providing guests with a great experience. I agree that the wine list needs to be enhanced and hopefully you will be pleased with our selection next time. It will be wonderful to... More 

Woomera, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

With the exception of apparently unseasonal bugs, I very much enjoyed my stay at the Royal Kruger Lodge. Things I liked: 1. Great location, with fascinating fauna and flora within walking distance of the Lodge and Kruger National Park a short drive away. 2. Friendly, knowledgeable and personable staff and ranger/tour guides 3. Decent range of activities available including scenic... More 

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

Many thanks for your feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed your time at the Lodge and the exciting activities offered. Sorry I didn't get to meet you myself as I was not here during your stay with us. We are very proud of our dedicated staff and rangers and I’m glad they made your experience a good one. I understand... More 

Killcare, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I spent 10 days at the Lodge & thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The quality of the property, my room, the staff, the game drives & optional tours & the meals provided were all of a very high standard which really made it a wonderful experience for me & the other Australian guests. Felicity was a great host who couldn't do... More 

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

Thank you for your delightful review, it’s always pleasing for us as a team to know that guests have had a great experience. I hope that you had a pleasant drive up to Johannesburg, the rest of your trip went well, and that you took with you impressive memories of South Africa. Once again, thank you for taking the time... More 

Canberra
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our experience from go to whoa, was excellent. From the start of booking this trip, VIic was fabulous and very reponsive to emails and the various questions I had Nothing seemed too much trouble. We were collected from the aiport by Rick and taken to the Lodge, complete with a commentary along the way and answering questions. What a lovely... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I will be sure to let the team know and so glad they made your trip a great experience. Please be sure to tell all your friends and ask them to look out for our specials on Trip Advisor. Thanks again and hope to see you soon. Vic and the RKL Team. More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My son Stephen and I were lucky enough to spend 6 wonderful days at this great resort from 7th to 12th August this year. The accommodation was excellent and the "Royal" treatment we received from owner Vic, the manager Leanne, our excellent and talented ranger Robert, and the hotel and kitchen bosses Emily and Thuli will be fondly remembered for... More 

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Speaking for myself and all the team, it was a great pleasure meeting you and spending some fun times together. Hopefully we can do it again before too long. I really hope the rest of your trip went well and that you brought back home some fond memories of the Lodge and... More 

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