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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

My third visit to Karkloof. Wonderful retreat in the middle of the Midlands rolling hills tucked away In the bush. A truly relaxing getaway where the staff is wonderfully courteous and seem to work seemlessly together in perfect harmony from reception to Spa. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Karkloof remains one of our favourite spoils in South Africa! The location hidden in the mountains just outside of Pietermaritzburg really gives you the sense that you have truly escaped into a mystical mountain retreat! The food is the most perfect combination of being delicious yet fresh and healthy! We loved the lamp chops and it was a treat to...

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Pietermaritzburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had high expectations after my friend told me about the place however to my disappointment there was very little to be impressed with....bets in the rooms, poor chefs...mosquito...limited menu options

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Love the serene and most spectacular views. It was baby boom time and we saw lots of young roaming with their mamas, so cute, baby Pumbas, zebras, adorable 2. Week old impala, even baby giraffes. The staff are all so friendly and professional, they really make one feel special and go the extra mile. The rooms are very clean and...

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Pietermaritzburg
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Karkloof is a hidden jewel that reveals its facets as your days unfold. A truly unique experience that evolves into a getaway that you don't want to leave. A luxurious getaway with a surprise around every corner.

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Pietermaritzburg
Reviewed November 22, 2016

I went to Karkloof to distress and unwind. Well what an amazing experience. I have never been so pampered and looked after. i cannot explain how wonderful this resort is, in every aspect from the amazing staff to the rooms, view and every little detail was paid attention to. I was attending a wedding over the weekend they even gave...

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3Thank Jenny M
Pietermaritzburg
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Karkloof is a champagne experience, you could recommend without thought. No 1 go to place for a quick recharge. The Spa rocks. Your chef need a special mention..you go girl!! Frank your passion and love of the place is intoxicating. Will be sending many guests your way. Didn't want to leave. Brilliant Safari, had an amazing encounter with a crane...

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1Thank fionav778
Pietermaritzburg
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We were exposed to the mother of all treatments. The hospitality and friendliness is inexplicable. The advise they give on Spa educate you and make one understands the benefits beyond pre-knowledge a visitor had. Food that is served is of quality and is organic. Take-away products are reasonable priced and are of great quality using organic ingredients. The experience is...

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Pietermaritzburg
Reviewed November 8, 2016

the staff is outstanding, they make you feel at home away from home. I was impress by the trail which lead to the waterfall.When watching at the nature I felt bless to be there. it is a place to go when you want to meditate.I LOVE THE PLACE...

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Sussex
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Visited last month and what an amazing place. It can be as relaxing or as active as you want to make Karkloof Safari Spa. No predatory animals and so you get to have a terrific view of the animals on the reserve - buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, hippo, giraffe and all manner of buck. Amazing staff, superb views and all tucked...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $937 - $980 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“All suites are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles Merelvanh, Feb 7, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms were spectacular however if you dont feel like walking to far from reception choose room 7 or 8”
 of 5 bubbles stephaniev297, Jan 26, 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have views of the valley and some are set back. All the rooms are very private.”
 of 5 bubbles Thermopolye, Jan 25, 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 2 and it was AMAZING! View was great.”
 of 5 bubbles MarieLBrand, Jan 3, 2016 | Read review
“any room is good, large and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Kvolkova, Jul 23, 2015 | Read review
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