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Royal Legend Safari Lodge & Spa

Argyle Road Past HDS Airport, Kruger National Park 6191, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We stayed there 2 nights as part of an organised tour.It is a small lodge, with huge cottages. Views are amazing: during our first lunch, a herd of elephants came close to the dining area and drunk from the swimming pool. Food service is absolutely delicious and of excellent quality. We had four game drives included in the package: the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Oh my word! What an initiation to the experience of what the bush in Africa has to offer. From the moment we arrived to waving goodbye, our every wish was 'their command'. The rooms were impeccable, luxurious and more than surpassed my expectations. Suffice to say that I gained more than a couple of pounds over the weekend...The food was... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I decided to treat my wife to a weekend away in the bush. My wife is not a bush lady and we always joke saying that the only stars she would sleep under would be 5*. Well this weekend she was converted. From the time we arrived the welcome was fantastic and the service unbelievable.I am a chef and have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

we spent three faboulous days in this lodge during our South africa trip. It has been fantastic, we loved the accomodation (yes it is the biggest bed we have ever seen), and also we like the great hospitality of the staff. During the Safari we met a lot of animals, and the rangers was very nice and ready to explain... More 

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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Delayed in writing this, but eleven of us stayed for 3 nights, arriving 25th July. We were a family group of 3 generations including 5 grandchildren from 11 yrs to 18yrs. My husband & I had experienced Safari Lodges before so we were keen to see how The Royal Legend compared. The rooms are most satisfactory & there were no... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

A very good value 4-5 star intimate camp. Only 10 luxury chalets with inside/outside showers and baths. Good food, great staff and rangers and trackers. Lots of dams/waterholes in the area, which makes for exceptional game viewing. The camp is not fenced, so don't be surprised to run into animals on your way to the lounge or dining area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We did not know what to expect on a safari and we were greatly pleased with our experience at the Royal Legend. Our room was simple and elegant. The staff very attentive, the food was excellent. Infact the staff was feeding us wonderful food all the time. Our safari driver and tracker were outstanding and very knowledgeable about all the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

My husband and I thought we would take a weekend at this game reserve but were quite let down by the overall service. While the rooms and its location are quite special, the service and attention to detail were certainly lacking. The food served at this game lodge had no resemblance to 5 star quality and time taken to prepare... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We waited to book this lodge a few weeks prior to our arrival. Many of the other lodges were already booked. We were told the lodge was a concession adjacent to Kruger. It was adjacent but several other concessions were in between which you couldn't drive on. The game driver barely spoke English and seemed to drive around the same... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

My husband and myself decided to spoil ourselves and spend this long weekend at the Royal Legend Safari Lodge and Spa to celebrate our 28th Wedding Anniversary. What a awesome Lodge and experience. The staff are unbelievable and went out of their way to ensure we had the best anniversary weekend ever. The Chalets are more than 5 Star, the... More 

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