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Kubu Safari Lodge

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Volcano, Hawaii
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited Kubu Safari Lodge this month on a trip to Kruger National Park SA. The lodge was comfortable and the food was pretty good. The owner, however, didn't like our group (8 people on a tour). She refused to take credit cards stating she didn't have service. However she had WiFi. I asked her where I could dispose of... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night here due to a double booking at another hotel on our trip. The resort has a large sprawling main building with indoor and outdoor eating areas, and a swimming pool. The guest accommodation is thatched lodges scattered around the area, accessed by winding paths. Our lodge was large, comfortable and clean. Dinner and breakfast are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Great food, great hospitality. Only 'stuff-up' was when an "over-eager" porter loaded 1 of the customer's bags on the wrong bus.(since we were going to the same place, 1 day later than the people on that bus, the customer & his bag were re-united a day later) Generally we had a good time

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Lekkerkerk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

what a beautiful tropical surprise in the middle of nothing. A beautiful lodge with very spacious rooms and a large bathroom. It is clean and the owners are very hospitable. The food is delicious and you will stay a personal touch because the owners are genuinely interested in the people who visit their lodge. Respect for nature and the animals... More 

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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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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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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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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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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
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  • 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 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kubu Safari Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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