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Karkloof Safari Spa

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Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg 3231, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hilton, Kzn
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing 36 hours! From the first staff member we met, through to the lodge staff, the spa staff, and the owner, we received professional, friendly service out the top drawer. The spa experience was incredible, the rooms are stunning, the food incredible - the only problem was having to leave!!!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights and had the most wonderful stay. Environment, game drives and walks to the 100m waterfall and 2 rivers simply beautiful. Rhinos, buffaloes and lots of Nyala and giraffe and more. Spa facilities with Thai therapists excellent. Cuisine excellent with a health option for each course of the meal, delicious. Staff friendly and professional. Accomodation luxury and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Karkloof Safari Spa is the most amazing classic wonderful getaway in KZN and very possibly one of the best in the country. It is so fully thought out and so all encompassing that nothing is left to chance that one cannot depart without being rested and thinking about your next visit. Service, cuisine, wine selection, spa, wildlife ... absolutely everything... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Time and days spent at Karkoof Safari Spa will always be memorable. Wonderful & Friendly staffs, Excellent hospitality and Fabulous concentration of Africa's best Natures memorability. The resort is very rich in activities from Mountain Biking, Game Drive, flotation pool etc. I will definitely do Karkloof again and again.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I have had the good fortune of being taken to the Karkloof Spa by friends on a few occasions. It is something to really look forward to. It is nestled in a fantastic reserve with forests, a splendid waterfall and plains game. The trip to the falls is fantastic, especially if you love birds, butterflies and really unspoilt vegetation. The... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Karkloof was the perfect first stop on our holiday - the staff were lovely (especially Esther) and the lodges beautiful. Driving in and through the ford you feel like you have entered another world; as we entered rhino were happily munching on the side of the road with giraffe and zebra mixed in. The animals throughout our stay were fantastic... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A great place all in all, but in my opinion extremely overpriced. Food was good, staff were excellent, but the lodge and rooms could have been a lot more. The spa treatments were good, but the spa temperature was extremely hot, which actually made it uncomfortable. The treatment rooms could be updated and towels looked quiet old and worn. These... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great location that more than bent over backwards to make you happy. The staff was very good and the property beyond beautiful. The hike up to see the waterfall was very nice and the massages were great. The food was good overall though at times a bit lacking, but maybe that's for the best! Certainly a great place to sit... More 

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I booked for Karkloof to celebrate my wifes birthday and I wanted to do something different, private even. I cannot begin to explain the hospitality at Karkloof! Our every whim catered for , a bespoke birthday cake for my wife and spa treatments to die for. Truly a 5 star plus venue. We will definitely be back! The road to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I stayed at Karkloof in November 2014 for a two night stay... Working for a high end travel company I thought the property may be of interest to my clients. I invited my mother along with me. We were drawn to the concept of unlimited spa treatments...Of course we assumed that this would be with some conditions but with delight... More 

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