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Lephalale, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I did stayed with my familie for 5 nights at the African Rock Lodge and we had the best time of our 2 weeks trip there. They organized trips for us and the braii was genius. The lodge is clean, well organized and Sander and his wife are very helpfull. We will defenetly come back.

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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautifull situated luxurious lodge in a Wildlife Estate, about a 5 minutes drive from Hoedspruit. You can do your own gamedrives! I stayed there for 4 nights. Sander and Juliet are very friendly and helpfull hosts. Luxurious room, beautifull decorated, which is provided with all amenities. Bathroom with a bath and two showers. Breakfast and diner were excellent. A place... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at the end of a long trip and it was wonderful to have somewhere so comfortable to stay. Sander and Juliette are really lovely hosts. Nothing was too much trouble, and the advice on what to see and do is invaluable. Sander has a lot of experience with the bush so for two Safari nuts it... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although we only stayed for one night this was one of the best places we stayed in for a long time. The room were great, the service excellent, and the breakfast the very nice. the owner were very friendly and helpful. We will definitely be back.

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying at African Rock Lodge for three nights while in the area. Sander was the most informative and accomdating host ever! There is nothing he doesn't know about the bush, and the food - my gosh the food was amazing! I highly recommend this lodge for anyone staying in the Hoedspruit area and I highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place, hosts fantastic; couldn't have done more for us. Advice of where to go, what to see and booked us in as necessary. Genuinely friendly and helpful. The surrounding area is good; various animals in the park including leopards and giraffe. Local food is good. Lots to do; take Sanders advice he did not steer us wrong once.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying at African Rock Lodge for 3 nights at the end of July. Sander was a superb host and ensured a very welcoming ambience throughout our stay. His wife Juliette and daughter Emily were equally charming and we felt we were staying with friends. The lodge has been well designed and themed exactly as the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My two daughters and I had a wonderful stay at the African Rock Lodge. The rooms are immaculate and comfortable. We had great meals there. Had a relaxing afternoon hanging out by the pool. While there one of my daughters came down with strep throat and the owner was kind enough to seek out a doctor and accompany us to... More 

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Seebach, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Excellent guest house with full comfort in the middle of african savanna. Absolutely tremendous. Sanders (owner) always very helpful and careful with his customers. It was far the best place during our South African trip (3 weeks, 6 places).

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Dear Stephane, Thank you for your positive review. It has been my pleasure having you and the family here with us. It means a lot that you consider us to be the "best place during your trip in SA" by far, thank you for the motivational words! Greetings to your wife and the boys! Regards, Sander More 

Bedfordview, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We loved the lodge. Our hosts Sander and Juliet were very hospitable. The braai they prepared for us was just perfect. Food hmmmm. Nothing better than sitting on a patio in the middle of the bush having a meal. The breakfasts were cooked to perfection. We loved our room and had a little patio to watch the wildlife go by.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
African Rock Lodge offers luxury thatched-roof accommodation with a private patio. It features an heated outdoor pool with sun terrace, a rustic bar, a guest lounge with flat screen TV, and a large braai (bbq) area. All of our four air-conditioned rooms include a seating area and king-sized bed, tea & coffee facilities, mini-bar, Wi-Fi internet and mosquito nets. The en-suite bathrooms have double washbasins, a double shower (normal & rain shower), a bath, toilet and free toiletries. Our accommodation is catered (breakfast). Taking that well-earned break will NEVER be the same without the real "finishing touches" of your hosts (and owners) Sander & Juliet. The Estate has great wildlife populations that roam freely around the lodge. Giraffe, waterbuck, warthog, impala, kudu, blue wildebeest, zebra and nyala are commonly seen. There are no predators on the Estate, which is perfect for walking, driving and mountain biking among the game. There are two elevated thatched hides overlooking water holes on a perennial stream that runs from the main gate in the west.At night the nocturnal wildlife is just as plentiful. The calls of the hyena and the black backed jackal are as loud as the millions of stars in the sky are bright.If you sit outside at the fireside with the lodge lights dimmed you can expect regular visits from porcupines and warthogs while locating the bark of the male impalas in the dark in the rutting season.We offer Bed & Breakfast and/or Dinner Bed & Breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Rock Lodge

Address: 594 C/O Ghwarrie & Kanniedood Streets | Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
Price Range: $82 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — African Rock Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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