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Nkambeni Tented Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Numbi Gate, Kruger National Park 1242, South Africa (Formerly Faircity )
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nkambeni Tented Lodge offer moments to remember.The accomodation, food and attention of the personell are of very high standerd .A place we will remember and recommend to our friends. The site is a pluspoint so near to Kruger National Park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fortunate to have spent 8 nights at this facility. I was surprised at the affordability as I had always believed that there were no 'cheap' accommodation in the Kruger National Park. Beautifully appointed tented cabins on elevated platforms with all modern facilities. Reverse cycle air conditioning, mosquito nets, private bathroom and toilet as well as an outside shower... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were part of the Parakletos hiking club that wanted to have a hiking experience in the Kruger park. Nkambeni was recommended. From the moment we arrived we were welcomed by a competent, friendly staff who made us feel special. The rooms (tents) are luxurious with air conditioning, an en suite bathroom including an indoor and outdoor shower. We could... More

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

My wife and I spent two nights at Nkambeni in May 2014 and we had a very pleasant stay. Althought the weather was cool the tents were warm.The glass fronted showers and outside showers are unique. The train noise in the middle of the night comes as a bit of a surprise until one realises what it is. The evening's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Nkambeni as part of a nomad tour, the first night we stayed in a lodge and it was an amazing experience, clean, warm and the outdoor shower was certainly an experience! The next 2 nights we camped. The camping facilities- toilets, showers were unique but clean and well maintained. The staff and the game drives particularly Simon... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were originally scheduled to stay at one of the camps in Kruger National Park, but Nhongo Safaris upgraded us to Nkambeni Tented Lodge. What a pleasant surprise! We had heard that we'd be staying in tents, but the tents were basically small detached cottages with canvas walls on permanent platforms...luxurious and not rustic at all! The air conditioning was... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We loved staying at Nkambeni. Accommodation was very good and clean, like the idea of out door shower, but did not get to use it because it was bitterly cold the two days we were guest there. the staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast and dinner was delicious. We had a full day game drive into the park and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had 2 amazing nights there. The tents are very comfortable, the food really good. We could enjoy eating outside by a camp fire. The location is perfect. We had a good surprise on our second day when we saw a whole herd of buffalos. Like 70 of them were just on the other side of the electrical fence, impressive... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I had a great time at Nkambeni. Good standard of accommodation, very friendly and helpful staff, great buffets at breakfast and dinner, with a la carte lunch menu which delivered generous portions. The rooms are very clean, comfortable and private, and the style is beautifully matched with the rustic environment. Good array of activities, including bush walks and bush drives,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

As the title suggests we are not sure why this is so poorly rated... we loved it - the accommodation was comfortable and mosquito free! There was no issues with the tent - to be honest its more like a lodge than a tent! The shower was amazing - just what is needed after a long day in the park...... More

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Address: Numbi Gate, Kruger National Park 1242, South Africa (Formerly Faircity )
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Nkambeni Tented Lodge 3*
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Faircity Nkambeni Tented Camp Hotel Kruger National Park

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An authentic Kruger National Park experience with friendly staff, clean serviced en-suite canvas chalets with bush views, a restaurant and bar with real South African food and drink overlooking a waterhole with resident hippos and a range of optional safari activities. ... more   less 
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