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Overview
Plot 13 Balule Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1390 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I celebrated our honeymoon and part of our trip was staying at Baluleni when visiting SA. It was a great experience! The lodge and accomadations were wonderful. The staff very friendly and do above and beyond to make you happy. The food...More

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Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Dear Muhammed, Thank you for visiting Baluleni as part of your honeymoon trip to South Africa and the kind words in your review. We appreciate your review and are happy that you had an all round great experience at Baluleni and we are sure you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I stayed at Baluleni Safari Lodge for 8 days, apparently this was an unusually long stay. We were in tent number 2 accommodation, with an outlook to the bush. We couldn't have asked for anything better. The tented accommodation was roomy and...More

Thank happydays2018449
Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 6 days ago

Dear Debrah and Vanessa, Thank you for choosing Jan Last to bring you to Baluleni Safari Lodge and thank you for such a wonderful review, it is appreciated. Elke and the team, gardeners, room ladies, chefs, and guides, always do their best to look after...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very accommodating hosts and the meals outstanding. Daily visit from elephant on the grounds puts you so close to nature. Cabin overlooks water hole with constant flow of animals com8ng through. Thoroughly enjoyed our time.

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Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nspringtx, Thank you for visiting Baluleni and for your kind words, it is appreciated. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to welcome you again here at Baluleni in the future. Kind regards From the Baluleni Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We elected the 3 N Full Board package, which was inclusive of 2 daily game drives and a full day at Kruger National Park from dawn to dusk. LOCATION Near Phalaborwa, situated in Grietjie Reserve as Baluleni Safari Lodge within the Balule Reserve on the...More

Thank Kay L
Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kay, All of us at Baluleni want to thank you for visiting us. We feel honoured by your kind words and we appreciate it. You were wonderful guests and we enjoyed your company. It is our pleasure to know that you had a great...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

An excellent safari lodge! We thoroughly enjoyed our hosts and the staff. The safari guide & tracker (Damien) were amazing. They spotted so many different animals for us to observe. Also recommend the day trip to the Kruger. Our chalet was clean and cozy. We...More

Thank jlcoco
Response from BaluleniHoedspruit, Owner at Baluleni Safari LodgeResponded September 4, 2018

Dear Jill and Mike, Thanks for travelling all the way from Arizona to visit us at Baluleni. We appreciate your kind words in your review. You were great guests and we would like to welcome you back anytime! Kind regards From The Baluleni Team

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Description
Our tranquil and peaceful owner managed Safari Lodge is situated on the shores of the Olifants River, in the 40 000 ha Balule Nature Reserve inside the greater Kruger National Park. Our lodge is special in that it More is unfenced and offers the splendour of the natural African bush with breathtaking sunsets, wildlife (which includes the Big Five, giraffe, zebras, hippos, crocodiles and many other unique and special African wildlife), bird watching, safari's, bush walks, and boma dinners under the stars. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Minibar
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
$273 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Baluleni Safari Lodge South Africa/Balule Nature Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
$273 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Baluleni Safari Lodge South Africa/Balule Nature Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Balule Nature Reserve
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Room & Suite (34)
Dining (16)
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jlcoco
March 4, 2018|
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Response from BaluleniHoedspruit | Property representative |
Hi JLCoco Tent No 2 and chalet no 1 However chalets 2 and 3 are also good Kind regards Evert van Eeden
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Srini C
November 9, 2017|
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Response from BaluleniHoedspruit | Property representative |
Dear Shrini C, Thanks for your mail. Luckily you could manage in the end and my wife, Elke, could help you yesterday with your booking at Baluleni. Kind regards Evert Baluleni Safari Lodge
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pierr0w
May 12, 2017|
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Response from BaluleniHoedspruit | Property representative |
Good morning Pierre and Felicity, Thank you for your question. Elke has forwarded you the directions on 15 May 2017. Looking forward to welcome you. Evert van Eeden Baluleni Safari Lodge (Pty) Ltd
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Room Tips
"We were in a chalet. Felt safe and comfortable. Baboons were outside in the morning and loved hearing their..."
jlcoco
Sep 3, 2018
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"Lion is best for your own private viewing of wildlife - as you have your own terrace / balcony."
paztickler
Aug 12, 2018
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"Chalet with river views"
rockandrollD
May 17, 2018
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"Chalet no 1 ,bush walk,night game drive,good car or shuttle."
PatriceMcM
May 4, 2018
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