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Kingfisher Lodge

Sterkrivier Rd | Upper Escarpment, Entabeni Game Reserve, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in unit 3 of Kingfisher for 2 nights in July. This room is near the kitchen so you often hear the noise from the staff. The lodge is however nice with only 8 units and a spectacular view. Each unit has a fire place, mini fridge, big bath and aircon. Each day you receive a bag of wood... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Chalets great but furniture a bit scruffy. Location and view from the lodge outstanding. Just 4 chalets so great for a group of friends, but don't expect too much variety on game viewing. Great rhino & elephant sightings but very limited big cat sightings and no-one even mentioned a buffalo! Easy to get to from Joburg and the gravel road... More 

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Freeport, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Eight of us stayed here for three nights. We had two game drives a day and saw lots of spectacular scenery. The food was good and the room was excellent. We had a wonderful driver named John who took great care of us and even transported two of the men to an area golf course and waited while they played.... More 

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MichelleBouic, PR and Company Liaison at Kingfisher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ebenezer15, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and game drives at Kingfisher. Please, do come to visit us again very soon. Kind Regards Michelle Bouic More 

Midrand, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The lodge is strategically and majestically located in between the beautiful mountains to experience what the nature has to offer and was very impressed with the surrounding and its friendly staff. The sounds of birds reminded me of my love of nature.

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MichelleBouic, PR and Marketing Manager at Kingfisher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Richards, Thank you for such a positive feedback of our property; we hope you come again soon to visit us. Kind Regards Michelle Bouic More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A group of 8 stayed 2 nights at Ravineside lodge which was a comfortable 4 star establishment, and then 2 nights at the luxurious 5 star Kingfisher lodge. Both had very hospitable staff with excellent food and wine.

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MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Kingfisher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear richan Thank you very much for taking the time to review 2 of the lodges at Entabeni Safari Conservancy. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the accommodation, food & wine were to your liking. We will pass on your message to the Ravineside & Kingfisher Teams and look forward to welcoming... More 

Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Kingfisher Lodge at Entabeni is the most amazing place, nice and small with the most wonderful staff who cant do enough for you. Its set on a lake wtih views over the reserve. We did 2 game drives a day and saw so many animals. The food was really good and more than enough! Definitely a place to go back... More 

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MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Kingfisher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lizzi71 Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on Kingfisher Lodge. We are delighted to hear that you had such a lovely stay and that you enjoyed the views of the reserve, as well as the friendly and accommodating service. We will be sure to pass on your message to the Kingfisher Team and... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very personal approach, lodge was reserved for our six and we were treated very kind.y Rooms were generous , cleanlyness impeccable Breakfast very good, lunch light and great, diner was what it needed to be Waiters(ess) very friendly Environment was beautifull with sight on the lonely mountain , the lake and all the animals around it We will be back

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MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Kingfisher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear peter D We are delighted to hear about your great game lodge experience at Kingfisher Lodge and would like to thank you for sharing it with us. Thank you also for the details included regarding the food, friendly service, animals and scenery. We will be sure to pass on your message to the Kingfisher Team and look forward to... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Kingfisher lodge really needs to be upgraded to deserve the denomination of a "luxury" lodge. The rooms/bathrooms need to be revamped and service needs to raise its game as the food is not offering anything special and customer service is not in line with any luxury lodges you can find in South Africa. The location however is absolutely wonderful as... More 

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MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Kingfisher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Carole G, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Whilst we are disheartened to read that your overall experience was not the complete Legendary experience we strive to create, we are glad to read that you enjoyed our lodge’s setting and our reserve. As many know, we welcome constructive comments as we believe they can only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Thank you to Mishack and his team for exceeding all our expectations making our stay at Kingfisher a memory that will last forever! Also a big thank you to Jan and Solly for a Big 5 experience that made the trip even more memorable. We would definitely be back and would recommend this resort to others! Best regards Allison and... More 

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MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Kingfisher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dean G Thank you very much for taking the time to write a lovely review and mentioning the Team members who made your stay extra special. We are very happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time at Kingfisher Lodge! We will be sure to pass on your comments to the Kingfisher Team and look forward to... More 

pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Kingfisher Lodge at Entabeni Game Reserve is a wonderful getaway. The Lodge is comfortable and is in a beautiful setting. , the food is delicious and tasty. The staff are friendly and helpful. Game viewing is spectacular in this BIG 5 game reserve. We were fortunate to see white rhino a number of times, elephant swimming in a dam, Cheetah... More 

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MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Kingfisher Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jill528 Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at Kingfisher Lodge with us! We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and we will be sure to pass on your review to the Kingfisher Team. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the banks of Lake Entabeni, Kingfisher Lodge is the most exclusive and luxurious of all the lodges, offering superb personalized service. In the main lounge and dining area the ambience is inviting with elegant decor, specially designed furniture and fireplace ensuring an enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere. The lodge has a spacious lounge/dining room, which opens onto a wooden deck. The eight deluxe bedrooms are stylishly decorated and feature fireplaces, mini-bars and private decks. The lodge is also equipped to accommodate guests with mobility challenges. The honeymoon suite features an exquisite four poster bed and a Jacuzzi bath with views of the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingfisher Lodge

Address: Sterkrivier Rd | Upper Escarpment, Entabeni Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Entabeni Game Reserve
Hotel Class:5 star — Kingfisher Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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