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Sefapane Lodge and Safaris

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Atascocita
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful lodge just next to the Kruger National Park in Phalaborwa. You can either stay here for a couple of days and make day trips into KNP or you can stay here as last stop before entering KNP. This lodge has mostly Rondawels (round huts) but they also have some bigger houses. Both the bigger houses as... More 

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Thank Markus W
sefapane2016, Int Marketing and Sales at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Markus W, Thank you for leaving your review behind on tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and you even loved Sefapane Lodges and Safaris. Thank you again for leaving your feedback behind and we hope to welcome you again at our lodge in the future. Kind regards, Sefapane Lodges and Safaris More 

Polokwane, South Africa
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this lodge during our golf weekend at Phalaborwa. A group of friends played golf at Hans Merensky Golf Club but decided to stay at Sefapane Lodge. We were not disappointed and experienced a very friendly stay, with more than adequate facilities. A perfect stopover for tourists to the Kruger National Park

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sefapane2016, Int Sales and Marketing at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear shaun422, Thank you for your review on tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Sefapane Lodges and Safaris. Thank you again for leaving your feedback on tripadvisor and we hope to welcome you again at our lodge in the future. Kind regards, Sefapane Lodges and Safaris More 

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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tents in cabins in Cleveland game reserve are perfect for a big group--comfortable and in a safely enclosed area with a kitchen, hot showers, and electricity in the cabins. We heard leopards at night and watched crocodiles and elephants in the river from the lookout tower! Barry was a wonderful and knowledgeable safari guide.

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Thank Julia M
sefapane2016, Int Marketing and Sales at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Julia M, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Sefapane Tented Camp. Thank you again for leaving your feedback behind and we hope to welcome you again at Sefapane Lodges and Safaris. Kind regards, Sefapane Lodges and Safaris More 

Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very close to Kruger park. Great accommodation and views but the service and management still has lots to learn. No table after reservation. Lost in the dark on the property and for the price I also expect more shampoo, tea, coffee etc. Don't be a cheap skate!

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Thank Marianne_CT
sefapane2016, Int Sales and Marketing at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Marianne_CT, Thank you for your review on booking.com. We are happy to hear that you found our accommodation, close to the Kruger Park, great accommodation and views. We are sorry to hear that you found that the service and management still has lots to learn. We are always busy upgrading our lodge, as well as our lights at the... More 

San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Sefapane with a university group of 14 students and stayed in the tented camp down by the river. What an experience! Game drives with elephant and hyena and cape buffalo sightings to and from the camp and crocodiles on the river banks beyond the fence. If you like feeling like you're camping in the middle of the bush--as... More 

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Thank Andrew T
sefapane2016, Int Sales and Marketing at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Andrew T, Thank you very much for leaving your feedback behind at Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our Tented Camp. Good to hear that you enjoyed our services and guides and had a wonderful sample meal of the local cuisine at our Main Lodge. Thank you again for leaving your review at... More 

California
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the remarkable view of the river and wildlife from the bush camp on the edge of the Oliphant's River. The spectacular scenery was coupled with very comfortable, basic sleeping accommodations, and our group was kept safe by a security fence that surrounded the camp. The ablutions facility was clean and functional, and the group kitchen functioned very well. Loved... More 

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Thank 546sm2016
sefapane2016, Int Marketing and Sales at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear 546sm2016, Thank you very much for your review at tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Sefapane Tented Camp and loved the remarkable view of the river and wildlife and the comfortable, basic sleeping accommodations. Thank you again for leaving your feedback behind and we hope to welcome you again at Sefapane Lodges and... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommended by me Good stay and Chalets of high standard and secure Restaurant offers good standard Well situated and friendly staff Nice grounds for early morning walks Very nice pools and surrounds

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Thank Louis V
sefapane2016, Int Sales and Marketing at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Louis V, Thank you for your review on tripadvisor regarding your stay at our lodge. We are happy to hear that you highly recommend us, that you enjoyed the chalets, the restaurant and our friendly staff. Thank you again for leaving your feedback on tripadvisor. We hope to welcome you again in the future at Sefapane Lodges and Safaris.... More 

Breda, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

March 2016 we stayed at Sefapane Lodge (8 days), and we really enjoyed it a lot! Very friendly staff, serious good food, and our stay for 2 days in the River Lodge... cannot describe that, what a fantastic spot, what a feeling to stay in Greater Kruger, in the middle of nowhere, an experience we will never forget! We also... More 

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sefapane2016, Int Sales and Marketing at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear renata174, Thank you for your review on tripadvisor regarding you stay at Sefapane Lodges and Safaris. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Sefapane Main Lodge and Sefapane River Lodge. Good to hear that the breakfast and lunch during the game drives was of good quality and there were enough cold drinks for everybody. Thank... More 

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58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The lodge is nestled in the bush on the edge of the Oliphants River. It's a small camp that sleeps only 10. Can be booked out completely for small groups. Excellent food and great attention to detail. Brand new game drive vehicle with all the mod cons. The staff are a delight lead by Michel a man with vision for... More 

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sefapane2016, Int Sales and Manager at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Elsabe B, Thank you for leaving your feedback at Tripadvisor regarding you stay at our lodge. We are happy yo hear that you enjoyed your stay at our River Lodge, the excellent food and attention to detail and that our staff is a delight lead by Michel. Thank you again for leaving your review at tripadvisor and we hope... More 

Los Alamos, New Mexico
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Really nice bungalows at a reasonable price. Food and service were great. They were very helpful in organizing activities. It is not a "private reserve". Don't expect Kruger mammals but yes for birds.

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Thank space_to_think
sefapane2016, Int Sales and Marketing at Sefapane Lodge and Safaris, responded to this review

Dear space_to_think, Thank you for leaving your review at Tripadvisor. Great to hear that you enjoyed our really nice bungalows at a nice price, that food and service was great and the activities. Sefapane Main Lodge is not a private reserve indeed, its located in Phalaborwa, 1km away from the Kruger Park gate. We do have a smaller lodge, River... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At only 1km from the Kruger Park, Sefapane is a green oasis with large indigenous trees and beautiful tropical gardens, offering thatched rondavels and luxurious self catering Safari houses, an excellent a la carte restaurant and swimming pool with sunken bar. Full day, evening, walking and river safari are organised by the lodge either in the Kruger Park or their Private Game Reserve in the Greater Kruger National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sefapane Lodge and Safaris

Address: Koper Road | Off R71, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Phalaborwa
Price Range: $57 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sefapane Lodge and Safaris 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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