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5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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  • Cleanliness
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had been to Kapama River Lodge in the month of August'2014. It was an awesome experience altogether. it was 3 night stay which was just perfect for Big-5 Safari holiday. This is a private reserve very close to Hoedspruit Airport ( 20 mins away). We were received by our Ranger the Great Kalee, he is an amazing person and... More

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Lantana, Florida
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an amazing place. Everything you hoped it would be and more. The rooms are terrific, immaculately clean, well decorated with huge bathrooms. Free wifi, coffee service and a refrigerator. The toiletries are made in South Africa and smell amazing, they are available for sale in the gift shop for a unique souvenir. The food was good, if not often... More

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Alexandroupoli, Greece
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105 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lodge, great rooms with beautiful decorations and plenty of space around for the whole family. Great located with great view of the nature from rooms and restaurant. Great friendly staff helps you with your every need. Pricey but well worth it

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Limassol, Cyprus
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here from buffalo camp and it was a very different experience, the river lodge was large and busy where as buffalo was small and intimate. We stayed in a family room, which I would not recommend unless you have very young children. The spa was excellent in a beautiful setting. The standard of food at dinner was very... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Kapama on a recommendation from a friend, and we were so glad we did. Kapama is a private reserve right next to the airport, so it's very convenient. Private reserves are better than the national parks (like Krueger) because they have less rules and the guides are able to "off road" to find the... More

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Vadodara, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, luxurious rooms, great service, lavish food spread, love the ambience, thrilling game safaris .... at one point we were surrounded by almost 2 dozen wild African elephants ... saw them from as close as 5 feet .. one of them even sniffed us ... saw 5 lions playing with each other by the lake from 10 feet ...... More

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paraguay
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose Kapama after reading reviews and weighing pros and cons, it did not disappoint, just after landing in the reserve airport and on the way to the reserve we saw a hippo and good bunch of giraffes. The place is gorgeous, rustic and comfortable. The food was very good, and plenty of local and foreign dishes to choose from. Inside... More

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Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge was clean , bright, with fantastic views. The food was excellent with a large choice of menu. Game drives were amazing seeing all the animals up close(Angie and Dennis were our guides). The SPA is the best and a must visit when you are there. I would also like to thank Brendan(food & beverage manager @ River Lodge)... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my favorite lodge/hotel room we stayed at on our entire South Africa vacation. The rooms were big & clean. The bathrooms had a tub and a shower with great water pressure and fancy bathroom amenities. The walkway between lodges were beautiful and interesting as you never knew what you might see along the walkway. But best of all... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The lodge was clean , bright, with fantastic view. The food was excellent with a large choice of menu. Game drives were amazing seeing all the animals up close. Definitely would go back. Highly recommend this lodge!

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Address: R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kapama River Lodge 5*
Also Known As:
Kapama River Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
Kapama River Lodge Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa

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