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Kubu Safari Lodge

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Argyle Road | PO Box 1859, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

A fantastic overnight lodge situated in the bush wit roaming wild animals. A night around the boma fire with your loved ones makes the ideal setting for those everlasting memories. A very popular overnight stop for tour groups on their way to the Kruger national park. We overnight here for three days and really enjoyed my stay. The rooms were... More 

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Parkwood, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We only stayed overnight but the stay was amazing. We did an evening game drive and a full day safari to Kruger NP. The staff were very friendly and the owners in particular were inviting and welcoming. The lodge and surrounding gardens were beautiful.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Placed 15km from Hoedspruit Airport in the Northern part of Kruger Park makes it the most comfortable way to go remote directly. The camp has a luxury sense of simplicity with local architecture, wild game integrated, lovely staff and a great pool, but the ever presence of the German couple Nicole & Manfred makes this place outstanding. We have been... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

The place to find out, is to difficult no signals on the "R40" ROAD after KAPAMA , before HOEDSPRUIT, on the GPS you will go on the rong way, wen you phone the lodge to get directions, they don't now how to explain, then you get more lost, then is your problem to find the place, because they want your... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Because of the ideal location within less than an hour drive to the Kruger National Park (Orpen Gate), to the Blyde Dam of Blyde River Canyon and to the Panorama Route and because of the German language spoken by the owners, I keep coming back to Kubu for the past years. Having been here several times, the personal welcome of... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Coming back to this lode you have to realise tha if offers value for money. even if the distance to Kruger Park is 80 km awa it gives you the bush feelings and ideal to visit all the sights of Mpumalanga. Rooms are large and offers privacy and offers bushfeelings. But beware sometimes you have big groups.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Lovely owners running a well maintained and ever expanding lodge. Rooms were comfortable, although mine was a little dark and more lighting would have been helpful. The food was great and the staff were very friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My second time at Kubu. A warm atmosphere with friendly and helpfull staff. Best food and we really enjoyed the bush walk. The silence is worth everything. Cheap rates which is a bonus. Will definately stay there again!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Of a sympathetic German couple run lodge. A neat, well-kept house with functional rooms. No luxury accommodation but quite homey. Beautiful are the walks that you can do with the owner and / or the family dog ​​love. A good location to take to various wildlife watching.

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Amsterdam
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117 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The lodge is away from the not-main-road, about 45 minutes drive away from Kruger. However, it looks lovely and very well kept, staff is very friendly and helpful and food (including the braai that was served on the 2nd evening of our stay, the breakfastpackages and lunch served in Krugerpark during the safari) was really good but not cheap. (Free)... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kubu Safari Lodge offers exceptional close wildlife encounters deep in the African Bushveld of the Kruger National Park. Warm hospitality and dedicated service welcome you in this luxurious accommodation, where all rooms are designed in a warm African style, enhanced by German craftsmanship and natural materials. Experience unforgettable moments in the stylish Kubu Restaurant or in the romantic Boma and indulge in the most delicate mix of Pan African and Western cuisine which is served under the night sky, complemented by a fine stock of wine. Detailed knowledge of landscape and wildlife through extraordinary tailor-made tours and safaris by multilingual guides underpin the high level of service and will make your stay unique. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kubu Safari Lodge

Address: Argyle Road | PO Box 1859, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range: $109 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kubu Safari Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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