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Sefapane Lodge and Safaris

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Koper Road | Off R71, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hartford, Connecticut
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74 reviews 74 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first stop on a long awaited and spontaneously planned trip to South Africa and it was a fine way to get started. From my first rondavel, a great bar area with ice cold draft beer, very nice grounds and very good service, I was very pleased with my stay here. I didn't have a meal here so... More 

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New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stayed at Sefapane Lodge and their ultimate all inclusive River Lodge for a couple of days recently. We loved the place, the people, the hospitality and the service. The safari's are great and staying at their River Lodge is fantastic. On the Olifants River in the middle of nature. Does it get any better ? We will return !!!... More 

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sharon b, Manager at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Morning John Thank you for posting a review on on our newly acquired Lodge Sefapane River Lodge as you mentioned the lodge is secluded in the bush away from every thing and everyone on the banks of the Olifants River. The lodge consists of 5 Rondavels, sleeping 10 guests in total. We offer a all inclusive packages to make your... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Friendly and Helpful staff, the breakfast was amazing. The only problems were the sheets in the room weren't changed over the 5 days we stayed, the staff didn't know much about about activities advertised in their brochure that were outside the park (they did try ) and the room was booked months in advance as a twin when we arrived... More 

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sharon b, Manager at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Afternoon Antony Thank you for the lovely feedback with regards to how friendly and helpful our staff is. Glad you enjoyed the breakfast buffet, this is served from 6:15-10:00 every morning so you can easily grab breakfast before a safari or excursion. I will follow up with regards to the linen and revert back. With regards to your comment of... More 

Lelystad, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We had an amazing stay at Sefapane Lodge! Our safarihouse was gorgeous, same as the view from the verandah. Love the poolbar and the restaurant with his fantastic chef! The food was delicious. All the staff is very helpful and friendly. Big thumbs up for Nico, our guide during the evening safari + braai and the full day safari in... More 

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Sharon B, Manager at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Good day Samantha Thank you for your lovely feedback, so happy you enjoyed the lodge and all there is to offer. My favorite activity at the lodge would also have to be the Safari Bush Braai, the setting at our sister lodge Sefapane River Lodge is magnificent. We are experiencing our first rains now so the bush would be transformed... More 

Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stayed in Sefapane for 2 nights in a rondavel. Room was spacious, well equiped and placed in a garden overlooking a pool. With mosquito nett over the bed it even had something romantic about it. Room is clean (and kept so). Sefapane is a large resort with a pool (with bar) and a good restaurant to dine. Staff is... More 

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Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Noordwijk Thank you for you positive feedback with regards to your stay here at Sefapane Lodge & Safaris, it is wonderful to get feedback on the facilities and service we have to offer. We are very proud of Sefapane River Lodge, the new additions to the Sefapane family. This lodge has a unique feel and is more exclusive in... More 

Paris
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The location is extremely convenient, close from the entrance of the Kruger park and an alternative if you did not find accommodation in the park (at least for a first night). Price is still reasonable at international standard. Bungalows are ok, but need renovation. Despite the "lodge" aspect of the site, do not expect a peaceful night. The lodge is... More 

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Noël W, General Manager at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Xavier, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our lodge. I'm happy to read that you are for the most part positive about your stay. Unfortunately I was on leave myself while you were our guest but that doesn't mean of course that you shouldn't expect the best possible service anyway. Regarding the few remarks please... More 

Bad Durkheim, Germany
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The lodge is located near Phalaborwa gate. We had a huge chalet but stayed only one night, therefore we could not use the offered safari packages. We had no issues during our stay. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food in the restaurant was o.k.. Before booking that hotel, you should be aware, that from the gate to... More 

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Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Wulf Thank you for taking the time to write a review, the lodge has a lot to offer, from our Main pool and the Pool side bar to the Estate pool and child friendly play area at the 2 lakes on our property. On your next visit we do hope you take the opportunity to go on a Safari... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Sefapane Lodge is the place to go for a long term Krugerpark stay. About 2 km from the Krugerpark gate, it has 20 fantastic family houses and 30 hotel rooms "rondavels". There is a kids club, 2 swimming pools, beautiful gardens and a great restaurant and spa.They offer a fantastic range of safaris and cultural trips. It is the place... More 

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Sharon B, Public Relations Manager at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Arnold Thank you for your positive review with regards to Sefapane Lodge & Safaris, our focus is to accommodate couples, groups and mostly families here at our Lodge. We have many activities to keep the whole family entertained and occupied form Safaris, Cultural tours, BlydeRiver Canyon tours and Animal rehab tours, all to make your stay with us even... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed 5 nights in order to explore the Kruger National Parc. We had a nice rondavel overlooking a small lake. Room and bathroom were OK and clean, but rather old. The nearby cobber mine had a lot of heavy truck traffic, night and day, which meant we had an awful lot of noise. Breakfast buffet and restaurant were good,... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Visited here on business recently and thought it a great pity that I could not stay longer as it is on the doorstep of the Kruger Park. The single rondawels are comfortable and set in a park-like area with enough space for privacy. The bar menu was good - and the salad I chose enormous. Just one warning - take... More 

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IzelleBarnard, Public Relations Manager at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Tranchie-Tess, Thank you for taking the time to review Sefapane Lodge & Safaris on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much and hope that you may have the opportunity to return again in the future when a longer stay might enable you to enjoy the Park and the region. Safari greetings The Sefapane... More 

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