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Kapama River Lodge

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in July and had Corney and Michael as our Rangers. They were superb trackers so we saw some amazing sights of lions, buffalo, rhinos, hippos and many more animals. The Lodge is extremely luxurious. The staff were really friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and plentiful - you could eat about 5 times a day if you... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The management and staff of Kapama take very good care of you , noting down every requirement of yours , dietary or otherwise . The lodge is beautiful , with luxurious and spacious rooms . As a family we had booked two spa suites which were supposed to be interleading. However the door for the rooms had broken locks which... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spend 2 nights at the River lodge and it was amazing.5 star food, 5 star service, 5 star experience. The game drives were amazing and we saw 4 of the big 5. Highly recommended. The spa is also out of this world with amazing views

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Tokai, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Location is excellent - only 15 minute 'game drive' transfer from Hoedspruit airport. Rooms are lovely and well equipped with everything you need. Staff are extremely friendly and attentive. Although this lodge houses 64 suites, we did not, at any time, feel that it was over crowded. Our ranger, IP & tracker, Justice, were... More 

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights with a Globus tour. Staying here was truly an incredible experience. The lodge is simply stunning. The room was beautiful and comfortable, and the bathroom has a luxurious soaking tub. The dinner buffets were out of this world. I highly recommend getting a spa treatment during the day, it was wonderful. I had 6... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have traveled quite extensively since we got married and South Africa has been our favorite destination, hands down! Kapama river lodge was an excellent selection for a game preserve. We could not have been happier with our stay! We saw all of the big 5 during our game drives! We would definitely make a return visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first time in the Kapama, and also out first safari and we loved the experience! Kapama is such a beautiful hotel, with a lovely staff, amazing rooms and spa! The games were incredible and we couldn't wait for the next one. Also our ranger Ringo and driver Oscar were the best! I have nothing to complain about... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stayed and amazing experience through out our holiday at Kapama River Lodge. The friendliness of all the staff, food, facilities and services delivered to us were excellent . We really enjoyed it. On top of that we had Corney, Micheal and Rolland as our rangers. All of them are very expert in searching the Big 5.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceptional service and quality all the way around - lovely staff that greeted you with a smile day or night eager to ensure your experience was one that would bring you back. We are a family of five - with our children's ages of 13, 18 and 22. Each of whom took full advantage of what the Lodge itself had... More 

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Pereybere
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start off by saying that I have nothing bad to say about this experience. The staff was very professional, food was excellent, rooms were cozy and the safari drives were amazing. Our ranger was very educated and made the drives even better. The hotel has an african inspired, rustic look with open fires every night, which made the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kapama River Lodge is situated within Kapama Game Reserve, and presents the perfect blend between luxurious safari accommodation and a generous bed capacity of 64 bedrooms. Although large, it is so stylish, roomy and beautifully positioned along a dry riverbed, that guests fall in love with it. Each spacious room at Kapama River Lodge features a full en-suite bathroom and terrace with uninterrupted views into the leafy-green Big 5 game reserve. The central guest entertainment areas include a large rim-flow swimming pool with sun umbrellas and recliners for lazy afternoons. The long L-shaped relaxation lounge and bar under a double-volume thatch, curves around the pool and on either side is a huge double-sided fireplace creating a wondrous open-plan yet cosy atmosphere. The Rhino Boma dining area with tables arranged under a low thatch in a horseshoe curve, has a central open space where a roaring outdoor fire gives a glow to evening meals. Buffet-style meals introduce African flavours with Pan African dishes using fresh local ingredients and specialist dishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kapama River Lodge

Address: R40, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $432 - $1,201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kapama River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Kapama River Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
Kapama River Lodge Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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