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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Even 4 weeks after spending a single night at Kruger View I am still disgusted by this place. First of all, this place was full of dogs. We're definitely people who love dogs, don't get me wrong, but if you can't walk through the kitchen and breakfast area because the entire floor is full of poo and pee...excuse me, than... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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39 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

I was looking for budget option to visit Kruger and well majority of options weren't budget. If you want just to have a decent sleep this is a good place, they offer good safari options at reasonable price and accommodation is also fine. The owners are helpful and flexible - was there for a weekend only and this was the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night in the hostel so we could go to Kruger the next morning. The girl at the reception was very nice. The rooms look nice except for our room which was downstairs, but this was probably the only twin option. Why the low rating? We just didn't really feel welcome. We felt like intruders in a... More 

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Hefei, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2016

I walked across the border from mozambiqe and this was the first place I found. Well, I was surprised and impressed. The view, as the name suggests is of Kruger, which is incredible. As you sleep you can hear hyenas and hippos, and you can see Impala from the deck. The building is interesting and the owners are very helpful... More 

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Beauvais, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2015

Bon Backpackers à proximité du Kruger (Crocodile bridge gate). Personnel accueillant, TV, wifi, tout comfort.... Nice backpackers close to Kruger NP (Crocodile Bridge gate). Nice and helpful owner. Many facilities such as TV, wifi. We recommend it!

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100 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 4, 2015

Spent a night here on our way to Mozambique. The place is nice, rooms are clean, staff are kinda friendly and the view into the Kruger from the viewing deck is spectacular. Would definitely stay here again.

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Betera, Spain
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Martin, the manager, is the most charming and kindest person. The place is in a wonderful location, the building has got a charm out of common. Unluckily, the service and staff is very insufficient and not enough trained. The whole building: kitchen, rooms and living room needs a deep and detailed cleaning together with a better organisation of the space.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 2, 2014

Despite the last awesome owner passed away, Martin and his sister have kept the spirit of friendly atmosphere and take care of their customers, do not miss the barbecue in the evening ! We will definitely come back to this place ;).

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Johannesburg
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202 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2014

Clean basic accommodation and good communal facilities, with a very helpful and friendly reception. The only problem we experienced was the soft uneven mattress on the bed in the downstairs en suite bedroom. We will definitely stay here again.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2014

As a backpacker owner myself, I popped in here just to meet the owner when passing through town, but ended up staying the night because I fell absolutely in love with the place. The owner has put so much effort into the place, and has set an example of what all backpackers should aspire to. The rooms? Beautiful and well... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
See the big five in Kruger park, Visit Swaziland or Mozambique or just relax by the pool with a cold beer. This is a comfortable, welcoming lodge for backpackers right next to Kruger Park fence and the Crocodile river. See giraffes from the balcony...We are a lodge for backpackers, offering up market accommodation at backpacker prices. Situated on the banks of the Crocodile River, with spectacular views of Kruger National Park, South Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kruger View Lodge

Address: 61 Bosbok Street, Komatipoort 1340, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Komatipoort
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Kruger View Lodge Komatipoort, Africa - South Africa
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“Just avoid”
 of 5 bubbles TeamSchonke, Aug 6, 2016 | Read review
“Take an upstairs en suite room as suggested by the previous reviewer”
 of 5 bubbles BertusJHB, Apr 19, 2014 | Read review
“Spend a tiny bit more and get one of the en suite rooms upstairs - worth every cent!”
 of 5 bubbles 578frankd, Mar 31, 2014 | Read review
“The dorm downstairs has a/c”
 of 5 bubbles travelMatt88, Feb 21, 2013 | Read review
“We had the room on the left as you enter, definitely the best in the house!”
 of 5 bubbles TJ-World, Jun 29, 2012 | Read review
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