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Karkloof Safari Spa

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Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg 3231, South Africa
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Mtunzini
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our welcome was warm and professional. We were treated like VIP's from the moment we arrived until we left. The location of this beautiful place is well suited to do the name just: Safari Spa. Expectations of a Safari were met and the Spa is extra-extraordinaire - beautiful and elegant. The spacious bedroom has all expected luxuries - underfloor heating,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Karkloof for our one year anniversary and from the moment we arrived the service was wonderful! We were driven up to the Lodge and to our room and were very impressed with the hospitality of the staff and beautiful decor. We never saw housekeeping, our room was cleaned when we went to breakfast and the turndown service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Time well spent, I have been to 5 star graded lodges that was certainly a 10 star service we received. The Spa was a heaven on earth, those petite therapist can certainly fool you. The therapy was brilliant , the citrus facial was more that any facial I have been too. I cannot get over the total serenity , relaxation... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent my birthday at this resort. The day started with our guide, Julius, who took us on a 2.hr safari trip around the reserve and a walk up to the waterfall - his knowledge of the wildlife was first class and his warm friendly manner made it easy to ask questions . After the safari we picnicked in an amazing... More 

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Pietermaritzburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Karkloof left me feeling as if I had stepped into a novel. A small chapter in my personal fiction 'Stressed woman from London stays for 48 hours in the most extraordinary place, where it is ordinary to drive past a herd of zebra, watch a giraffe family with their leggy child and dodge a posse of warthogs as they skitter... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the most amazing places that I've ever had the privaledge of visiting. Ester the hostess / mom was so genuinely welcoming and helpful, I felt instantly at home. The staff generally incredible. The villa was spacious and well equipt with enough privacy. The wildlife was literally on your doorstep, and the spa just beautiful. My only... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I stayed here for one night on a corporate getaway and we were the only people staying at the time, and whilst I was not able to really take in all that is on offer had an exceptional experience. The service offered is out of the top drawer and the food delivered was of the highest standard. I was fortunate... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

So loved visiting here again. Our trip was a fairytale with our every wish being met! Loved the game drives, the spa and just sitting around the pool at the lodge being entertained by the monkeys, warthogs and nyala . Food was delicious and our spacious room was a comfortable haven. My daughter (11) also loved every minute of our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The most incredible place. Beauty, comfort, experience of a lifetime and wonderful team that make you feel like family. You can get so close and almost touch the animals. Food with the raw option is so delicious. Wonderful place and would recommend the world to come here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

After our stay in 2014 (see review) we decided to add this lodge again to our itinery in South Africa, with the Rand still being down it would be a good close to the journey. Well it was as if someone had carefully read my review and taken care of all the points mentioned there. Rooms: Still very nice and... More 

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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by the cinematic splendor of the Karkloof Valley, this modern and contemporary wellness and wildlife retreat is enhanced with the big heart of African sensibility. Karkloof Safari Spa offers a selection of supreme secluded lodges complimented by the finest cuisine and impeccable international standards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karkloof Safari Spa

Address: Otto's Bluff Road, Pietermaritzburg 3231, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Price Range: $793 - $1,611 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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