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Royal Kruger Lodge

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful time at Royal Kruger Lodge. From arrival until we left the staff couldn't do enough for us. The accommodation was clean and well laid out. The food was delightful. They were even able to cater for my gluten free diet. Would highly recommend Royal Kruger to anyone travelling to South Africa.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our stay at Royal Kruger Lodge. Facilities were very comfortable and conducive of sharing experiences with other guests. The food and service was excellent. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It was easy to settle in and really enjoy the South African hospitality and the experience of seeing the animals in their natural environment. Thanks to all... More 

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

Hi Robyn Thanks for being so complimentary, and for taking the time to write this great review, it’s much appreciated by all of the staff. It’s wonderful to hear that you really enjoyed your stay at the Lodge. You were a delight to host, and we would love to have the pleasure of hosting you once more All the very... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of staying at Royal Kruger Lodge last week and was very impressed with the quality of service care and attention we received. First we were picked up by Robert at the Airport and transported to the Lodge where Felicity the Manager comes out to greet you personally when you arrive and show you around the facilities.... More 

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

Hi Dean Thanks for your brilliant review and for taking the trouble to write it. The staff and I take pleasure in providing guests with great service, and appreciate your compliments. I must admit it was easy, as you and Vanna were a pleasure to host. I’m so glad that your stay was a memorable one All the very best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a 6D5N stay with Royal Kruger Lodge & it was definitely an enjoyable & memorable stay with them! We were well taken care by Felicity & team. The hospitality to the group is impeccable. They were there constantly to make sure your needs / requests are attended to promptly. Julia & her team whips up good food to... More 

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

Hi Phua Thanks for your wonderful review, which is much appreciated by all of us, and I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Your group were fun to have, and impeccable guests, hopefully one day we will see you again Take care and all the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team More 

Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

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

Hi Michael I appreciate your feedback about the shower, thanks for taking the time to let us know, and pleased to say that all bathrooms are soon to be revamped. I’m glad that you enjoyed the food at the lodge, and that the Kruger Game Drives were enjoyable. Hope to have the pleasure of hosting you all again All the... More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 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 July 8, 2016

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 July 7, 2016

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 July 4, 2016

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 

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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: $196 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Kruger Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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