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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lodge was very true to its African style from the bedroom decor to the patio. Felicity was attentive to our needs, always checking up on us. Julia and the girls were excellent with their different menus everyday. Robert our safari guide went out of his way so that we could spot the big 5. The sundowner was spectacular and... More 

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

Hi Annie Thanks for being so complimentary, and taking the time to write this wonderful review, it’s much appreciated by all of us. It’s great to hear that you truly had an experience of a lifetime. You were a wonderful family to host, and we would love to see you all again, to have the pleasure of hosting you once... More 

Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Our stay was very enjoyable including sundown Marloth Park safari, day Kruger Park safe, bfs, light lunch and dinner (outdoors around the firer). It were just at the right place at the right time. The only suggesting is to have to make the bathroom facility suitable to shower vs bathing by adding some shower curtains and a hug to attached... More 

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

Hi Vanessa Thanks for taking the time to let us know, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the lodge, and pleased that your Sundowner Drive to the Crocodile River and Kruger Game Drive were enjoyable. I appreciate your feedback about the shower and hope to have the pleasure of hosting you both again All the very... More 

Mpumalanga, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Our lives and love will never be the same again, the atmosphere changed how we feel about each other and we will forever remember this weekend as long as we both live, the staff, meals and hospitality were magnificent.

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

Hi Kidibone Thanks for the great review, we all appreciate you taking the time to write it. I'm delighted to hear that the magic of Royal Kruger Lodge had a positive effect on your lives and the time spent here unforgettable. Looking so forward to seeing you both back at the Lodge someday Felicity and the Team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Rite from the offset it felt like you were in a Safari Lodge. The Decor, the outdoor dining area, the rooms and the lounge area all attributed to that. All in all a great place to stay in Kruger Park. While there we enjoyed not only the Safari but also the Panoramic Tour and the Eliphant Experience, all of which... More 

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

Hi Jim I'm so pleased to hear that your time spent at the Lodge was enjoyable and I really appreciate you taking the time to write this review. It was an absolute pleasure to host you both and hopefully we will see you back again some day Take care and all the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge... More 

Goulburn, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My husband and I were part of the group of 12 Aussies that spent 5 days at Royal Kruger Lodge in March and we had an amazing and unforgettable time. The accommodation was great and the food was awesome thanks to Julia and all the girls. We certainly didn’t go hungry while we were at RKL. Thanks to Felicity, Alexis,... More 

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

Hi Michael & Dayle Thank you so much for taking the time to write your superb review. Julia is a wonderful chef and loves to feed guests. Robert sure is an entertaining guide, who somehow finds the Big 5 more often than not, on Game Drives. Your group were such fun to host, and a pleasure to have at the... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

From the very beginning of planning our holiday Vic (the owner) was amazing, his patience, advice and response to numerous questions was outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble. On arrival at the lodge the we were met by the staff who all had big smiles and even bigger hearts. Once again the standard of care and service was simply outstanding,... More 

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

It was delightful to meet you and thank for your AMAZING review. I really appreciate you taking the time to write it. It’s satisfying for us as a team to know that guests had a great experience at the Lodge and I’m glad that your time spent here was exciting. I thoroughly enjoyed hosting you and your lovely daughter and... More 

Goulburn and Surrounds, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Royal Kruger Lodge was our first call to South Africa. Wow! What an amazing place to be! The rooms were comfortable, roomy and very clean. During the day we were at our planned activities, once we arrived back to the lodge our every need was catered for. The staff were helpful, happy and made our stay even more pleasant... More 

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

Hi there TravellingWoodys Many thanks for your great review, and for taking the time to write it, much appreciated I’m so glad that you and your friends enjoyed your stay and I hope that the rest of your trip went as well With luck, we will see you back at the Lodge again, it will be a pleasure to host... More 

Goulburn, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We've just experienced the trip of a lifetime with great friends from The Trinity Tigers cricket group. The two stars of the 5 days were definitely Julia our wonderful chef whose talents in the kitchen were awesome and her deserts were always a great "surprise." Our expert guide and new friend Robert has a wonderful knowledge and passion for all... More 

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

Hi Steve I really appreciate you taking the time to write this review and of course glad that you enjoyed your time at the Lodge. You were the most fun group to have, with your never ending jokes and laughter. Trinity Tigers rock! Julia and Robert are both stars and I will be sure to pass on your compliments. I... More 

Goulburn, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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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