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Royal Kruger Lodge

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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were lovely-but would prefer in-room shower, not the outside kind (although the 'animal' tree was interesting); and pillows were not great. Food was fantastic - thank you Julia and staff for the birthday cake and birthday song! Robert, the safari guide, could sight a lion at 3km - amazing vision. We appreciated access to tea and coffee in the... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodation, Food and Organisation very good, with one exception. For international travelers, the lack of showers in each room was unusual and should be fixed pronto. We were lucky with our safari's and spotted all of the big five, however the lions proved the most elusive and only got distant views

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review, much appreciated. I’m glad that you had a good time at the Lodge, and yes all bathrooms are going to be revamped very soon, thanks for your feedback. I hope that we have the pleasure of hosting you again sometime Take care and all the very best Felicity and the... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exactly what so many of the reviews have said, it's really like staying with extended family. Everyone keeps an eye on you, feeds you and welcomes you with open arms. Outside shower isn't too bad if you wait till the sun is warmer in the afternoon & it's fun! Robert is fabulous - goes above and beyond to provide you... More 

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Kimberley Thanks for taking the time to write this this complimentary review. It was a real pleasure to host you both and we hope to see you return to the Lodge someday. The staff are eager to please and are delighted with your review Take care and all the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at Royal Kruger Lodge, deciding to return after an initial stay in 2012. I'm glad I came back. The property/lodge is located in Marloth Park, which is approximately half an hours drive from the Kruger National Park, and shares a fence with them. The lodge itself is well laid out, with large clean rooms and genuinely... More 

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi John Thank you for your outstanding review, it’s much appreciated that you took the time to write it, and the recommendation. I’m truly glad that your overall experience was positive and we look forward to your return Take care and all the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst beginning to show its age Royal Kruger is a comfortable lodge to be based at when visiting Kruger National Park. The staff are excellent and the meals superb - you will not go hungry! Eating in the outside Boma around an open fire and under the African stars is a beautiful experience made all the better by the great... More 

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the magnificent review, we all really appreciate you taking the time to write it. Robert is an exceptional guide, and all of the staff go out of their way to please, I will be sure to pass the compliments on to them. We would love to see you back at the Lodge again Take care and all the... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at RKL for 6 nights in June as part of a package deal. We extended for an extra 3 nights on top of the basic package and we were so pleased we did. The lodge its self is located inside a reserve so besides our safaris into Kruger National Park to see the animals we were also delighted... More 

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Robyn Thank you so much for your outstanding review, it’s very much appreciated that you took the time to write it. I am so glad that you got to see the Big Five, thanks to Robert who is a very special guide. We loved hosting you both, as you were both wonderful guests, and we hope to see you... More 

Barry. Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The Lodge is jaw- droppingly lovely, the staff are just beautiful and so friendly and the safaris were all we hoped for. Thanks to Felicity, Robert, Julia and the beautiful girls we had a wonderful stay. Sue and Robert Thompson

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Sue and Robert I’m so pleased that you had a wonderful stay at the Lodge. We enjoyed hosting you and it would be wonderful to see you return someday. Thanks for taking the time to write this complimentary review, it’s much appreciated by all of us Take care and all the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We recently enjoyed a four night stay at Royal Kruger Lodge and feel it was aptly named - we were certainly treated like royalty with a delightful staff attending to our every need. Very comfortable and well maintained lodge and the expertise of an "eagle eyed" safari guide, Robert, made this an experience we can highly recommend.

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

I’m so pleased that your stay at the Lodge was comfortable and that your every need was met. Thanks for taking the time to write this very complimentary review, and for the recommendation, much appreciated. It would be delightful to host you once again Take care and all the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team More 

Lewisham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This place had everything we could ask for. The accommodation simply gorgeous, food was made with love and pride from a beautiful lady (Julia) and plentiful. Our guide Robert was amazing with the eagle eye who found every animal possible, he said it was the carrot juice. Felicity our host was a lovely friendly lady who made us so welcome,... More 

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Fiona Thanks so much for posting this very positive and complimentary review, we all appreciate you taking the time to write it. I’m so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We loved hosting you both and with any luck will see you back at the Lodge again Take care and all the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Having spent our first few days in Zimbabwe, walking Victoria Falls, and then viewing it from a helicopter, we didn't think it could get much better, however, we were blown away, when upon our arrival at Royal Kruger, we were greeted by three Zebras that were in the courtyard of the Lodge. We hand fed them and took lovely photos.... More 

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let us know that your memories of the Lodge are special, we appreciate you taking the time to write this fabulous review, and we would love for you to return one day!! Take care and all the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Kruger Lodge ensures guests relaxation, adventure and a oneness with nature. This 4-star, privately owned game lodge is renowned for its exceptional personal service and intimate atmosphere. Situated in the Mpumalanga Province in the Wild Frontier region, the Royal Kruger Lodge is just beyond the Crocodile River and borders the Kruger National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Kruger Lodge

Address: 1235 Oribi street | Mpumalanga, Marloth Park 1330, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
Price Range: $143 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Kruger Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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