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    Phelwana Game Lodge

    137 Guernsey | Klaserie, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent86%
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    “luxury tents” (11 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 114 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The lodges tent area overlooks a water front where we stayed. The interior of the the tent was clean and beautiful. The tents are very safe and secure and staff is very friendly and skilful. The food was great. We only went on inner activities...More

    Thank Ahmed F
    Response from DeVilliers3, Owner at Phelwana Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Ahmed F, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am pleased you were able to see our new born baby Hippo. Such a privilege for all of us at the lodge to enjoy. All the very best for...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We spent in Phelwanga three wonderful days, rooms, food, service was excellent, we want to return!! the excursions was very well prepared, we can see lions, giraffes, cebras, buffalos, elephants, in an esplendid site!

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    Response from DeVilliers3, Owner at Phelwana Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Limavice, Thank you for your review. It is great to read through your review that you enjoyed what Phelwana is all about. Hopefully we will meet again soon, safe travels. Kindest Regards The Phelwana Team

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    What an amazing bush experience we absolutely loved it. The Morning walks make it even better. We were lucky enough to see an elephant just by the fence. Lovely experience indeed. Hoping to visit againMore

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    Response from DeVilliers3, Owner at Phelwana Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dearest Valued Guest! The elephant was a lucky moment, so pleased you were able to see him. Even though our winters can be cold, the atmosphere of the bushveld in the early morning is unforgettable. From all of us, we look forward to host you...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    It was fantastic from start to finish. We saw all sorts of game and even had a crack at some fishing in one of the fans on site. We would definitely go back and I recommend this place to anyone. Thanks PhelwanaMore

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    Response from DeVilliers3, Owner at Phelwana Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Brett C, Appreciate your feedback, it was our absolute pleasure. Phelwana is probably one of the only lodges where guests can fish in the open bush. Thank you for your recommendation, I shall pass your review onto my team, Kindest Regards Pierre de...More

    Reviewed June 8, 2017

    Tented accommodation was excellent. View over the dam from the tent was excellent. Staff and the service were excellent. Presentation of the property excellent. Proximity to the Orpen Gate entrance to the Kruger Park very good and only took 45 minutes on a very good...More

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    Response from DeVilliers3, Owner at Phelwana Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear nhm2302, Our Executive Chef and her team are thrilled to read your review. Its very much appreciated. We enjoyed having you stay with us and thank you for your kind words of acknowledgment. Kindest Regards Pierre de Villiers Owner

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • $241 - $363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Limpopo Province >
    • Hoedspruit
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    Mike G
    January 16, 2017|
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    Response from DeVilliers3 | Property representative |
    Dear Mike, Thank you for your query. Phelwana does not have all of the Big 5, however we do have Buffalo, Leopard, Hippo and a variety of plains animals (Giraffe, Zebra, Warthog, Wildebeest etc) on the property. We can... More
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    Response from Els-Katrien | Reviewed this property |
    If you stay at Phelwana I am sure they can pick you up at Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport, about 32km... (Daily flights from Johannesburg and Capetown )
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    August 30, 2015|
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    Response from Jordi S | Reviewed this property |
    We had no trouble driving. Just be logical and keep your wits about you. Keep door locked and be aware when you stop.
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    "Ask for a plunge pool that looks over the dam"
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    "The home page photo actually shows the luxury tent in which we stayed. Very good."
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    "The luxury tents were fantastic, right in front of the dam"
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