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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Kruger National Park 1218, South Africa
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Kings Camp
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013
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Budapest
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Strongly adviced to me, nice, OK, but...! It started with a mis-communication about the room, which was well solved/organized by the manager Warren. The manager which I never saw after that...in 3 nights-stay...not any contact with the manager. OK !? The shop has no stock...as good as at least ! The massage was great ! The wildlife was very poor...luckily... More

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Kings Camp. We use this tool very seriously to manage and rate our service levels. We will definetely analyse the areas that you have commented on. I recall our meeting on your arrival date and i do apologise that i was not around during the rest of... More

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We recently spent 5 days at Kings Camp as part of our Honeymoon and it was definitely an experience we'll never forget. Tristen, Warren, Lisha and all the staff made us feel very welcome and went out of their way to help us. Our room was huge and very nicely decorated (Room 11). The food was delicious and plentiful! We... More

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Our sincere gratitude for posting such a wonderful review of your visit to Kings Camp. We all wish you a wonderful marriage and we hope to see you back again to celebrate your wedding anniversery. Regards Warren, Lisha, Tristan and the team More

Los Altos, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My husband and I recently had the pleasure of staying at this extraordinary lodge at the end of a fundraising trip organized by the Rotary Club of Polokwane. Our delight began as soon as we drove up to the lobby decorated with safari-oriented antiques and old photos and were greeted with a welcoming beverage by the friendly staff. Our spacious... More

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

It is the most rewarding experience for us all at Kings Camp to read such wonderful reviews. We thank you very much for posting your special memories and feelings of Kings Camp on Trip advisor. Until we meet again, warm regards The Kings Camp family More

Delta, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

They not only take care of the necessary things but their attention to detail is unbelievable. Hot towels and a hot water bottle on a game drive. Really......yes. The staff all make you feel like family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Been to Kings Camp a number of times now and can truly say that its the best safari lodge ive been to by far. Attention to detail im sure is key for most people, and Lisha and Warren take that to a new level! Rooms are great and although they luxurious you still feel like you in the bush because... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
58 hotel reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This was our 3rd trip to Kings Camp, our previous 2 being in the summer so we thought we would experience winter game drives. On arrival we received a cool drink and a warm welcome from Patience and Tristan and were shown to our room - we received a complimentary room upgrade to one of the honeymoon suites (I've described... More

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Dear friends, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feelings about Kings Camp with us and the readers of this review. I have no words to explain how emotionally happy i feel when we recieve complimentary gratitude from you and the many other wonderful people we meet. Please take care of yourself and we cant wait... More

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We totally loved the hotel , the personnel is friendly ,professional and helpful , the service was outstanding and the hotel was impeccable in all accounts. Rooms and hotel decoration is luxury African and chic.! just perfect.! In my opinion Kings Camp at timbavati (one of kruger's private game reserves), the best hotel in for a family safari trip with... More

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Dear Monica We appreciate and are truely thankful for your wonderful review of Kings Camp. It was wonderful to have you and your family visit us and we hope that you will return again soon. Warmest Regards, Warren, Lisha and my Kings Camp team. More

Epsom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Spent four nights at Kings Camp as part of our honeymoon. It is a really special place. The staff are lovely - warm and friendly, the location and room were beyond our dreams. The game drives were amazing and special thanks to our Ranger, Cynet, and Tracker, Sam who were both passionate and expert at their craft. We saw amazing... More

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review you have posted on Kings Camp. Reviews like this are what make us as a team feel incredibly proud. My whole team of staff are passionate about making our guests feel like royalty and to recieve feedback like yours inspires us to achieve even greater heights. Thank you, Warm Regards Warren More

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Blown Away!! We are a family of 6 with children ranging from ages 7 to 14, and I can honestly say, it was a trip of a life time! We stayed at the Waterbuck Villa which was amazing and well worth it. The villa was beautiful and the brochure did not lie. The staff at the waterbuck was truly phenomenal!... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We are home a month and still daydream about being at Kings Camp. We have traveled extensively and can honestly say that Kings Camp was one of the best experiences we have ever had. The accommodations are beautiful and tastefully done, but it is far more than that which made our experience extraordinary. Warren, Lisha and their staff made us... More

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Thank you! We are all extremely appreciative of the wonderful review you have posted. Your happiness is our happiness, thank you and hope to see you again soon. Warmest regards Warren, Lisha and our team. More

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Additional Information about Kings Camp

Address: Kruger National Park 1218, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kings Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Kings Camp Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Kings Camp South Africa/Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

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