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Rotterdam
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Well-appointed, comfortable rooms situated in Marloth Park, less than half an hour's drive to Kruger Park. Great location, very friendly staff and great, exceptional service. Excellent food. small scale, personal and detail to attention. Tastefully decorated and the game drives are superb: Robert, our tracker/guide could spot a leopard from a mile away. Special feature: a bathroom where you can...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, we all appreciate you taking the time to write it, and I’m so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge. Your family were a delight to host and hopefully we will see you back again someday Take care and all the best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team

Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay here with my wife and parents. Fantastic location - easy access to Kruger NP. Not a massive fan of Marloth park - saw a lot of litter and rubble but that's not the hotels fault. Only downside was the constant power outages due to Load Shedding - not their fault but still a bit of an...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

I'm so pleased to hear that your time spent at the Lodge was lovely and thanks for taking the time to write a review. I haven’t noticed any rubble or much litter, and there is a voluntary local group who pick it up, as it can be harmful to the animals. We do experience power outages from time to time,...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We had a brilliant 4 day stay at the Lodge. The rooms were spacious comfortable and quiet, with great (and very welcome) air conditioning. Julia was lovely and her staff were extremely attentive. Although there are other restaurants in the Marloth Park area we opted to have all of our meals at the Lodge. The meals, particularly the Boma dinners...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Linda Thank you so much for your outstanding review, it’s much appreciated that you took the time to write it, and I will be sure to let the team know. I’m so glad that you had a great holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime All the very best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2015

A 4 night stay allowed for the perfect mix of safari, trip to a Swaziland cultural tour, visit to a chimpanzee orphanage, and enough time to relax, read, and soak up the tranquility of the bush. The included meals offered great value and gave you the feeling that no expense was spared. The meals were prepared and served with pride...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge, and thanks for taking the time to write this complimentary review. You were an extremely pleasant guest, I enjoyed our chats, and I hope that we get to meet again some day Take care and all the best Felicity and the Royal Kruger Lodge Team

Reviewed 30 November 2015

That's just how I felt my stay was. From our first welcome smile to saying good bye to the beautiful and gorgeous staff of Royal Kruger Lodge it was like I was with family. From our first contact with Vic and Felicity our emails and questions were all answered promptly and in detail. In fact every touch point with the...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much Terri, for this outstanding review, it’s much appreciated that you took the time to write it. All the staff are dedicated, and really take pleasure in providing guests with a great experience, I’m so glad that you enjoyed your time here. It was an absolute pleasure to host you and hopefully we will see you...

Wagin W A
Reviewed 17 November 2015

What can I say about my African Adventure I was heaven on earth. .so relaxing and peaceful, the staff at the Lodge were excellent I could not fault them in any way, Felicity went out of her way to accommodate me with me side adventures and rescheduled me when I changed my mind with my trips...the food was to die...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there I so appreciate you taking the time to write this fabulous review and of course really pleased that it was heaven on earth for you at the Lodge. I’m holding you to a return visit, and thank you from all of us, for being an extremely pleasant guest to host! All the very best until we meet again...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This is my second time at the Royal Kruger Lodge. I chose to return because of its proximity to Kruger's Crocodile Bridge Gate (about 25 min). Vic, the owner, responded to my emails promptly, as did Felicity, the manager, who kept a tight ship. Julia took care of our meals and packed us lunch for our day long excursions to...

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the lodge, it’s great that you got to see the big 5 three times over. I do appreciate your feedback about the shower and we are presently working on it. I hope to have the pleasure of hosting you...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The delightful Royal Kruger Lodge located Kruger National Park hosted by the most obliging Manager Felicity with Zebra,Warthog Mongoose roaming the premises The kitchen staff headed by Julia served delicious food Robert the self educated Safari Ganes Guide with EXRay eyes was exceptional Do not miss the Panoramic full day drive or the Subset Drive there a must

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Dean Thanks for the wonderful review, we all really appreciate you taking the time to write it. It was a great pleasure to host you and your dad, you were both missed after your departure! Robert is an exceptional guide, Julia’s culinary skills are amazing, and the staff go out of their way to please. I will be sure...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Thank you all at the ROYAL KRUGER LODGE for making our stay so wonderful.Felicity was perfect host,Julia (she is a gem) and the girls were lovely and Robert, we think he is SA's anwer to our Steve Irwin,incredible knowledge,lovely personality no reason for us not to had an amazing time

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Vic R, Manager at Royal Kruger Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there Many thanks for taking the time to write this wonderful, complimentary review, it’s much appreciated. I’m glad that you had a wonderful time at the Lodge, and yes Robert, Julia and all the staff do a very good job. I hope that we have the pleasure of hosting you again sometime to provide another amazing experience Thanks again...

vc1910
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Wonderful hospitality provided by Felicity and team - nothing was too much trouble. The peaceful relaxing venue and delicious food made our short break awesome. We wo ld definitely recommend Roayl Kruger Lodge Vicky and Valda

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Hi Vicky and Valda I’m so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge, I just wish that it could have been for longer. You were awesome guests and it would be wonderful to see you back someday. Thanks for taking the time to write this complimentary review, and for your recommendation, both are much appreciated Take care and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Kruger Lodge ensures guests relaxation, adventure and a oneness with nature. This 4-star, privately owned game lodge is renowned for its exceptional personal service and intimate atmosphere. Situated in the Mpumalanga Province in the Wild Frontier region, the Royal Kruger Lodge is just beyond the Crocodile River and borders the Kruger National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Kruger Lodge

Address: 1235 Oribi street | Mpumalanga, Marloth Park 1330, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
Price Range: $303 - $1,254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Kruger Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“all rooms had their own good points, we loved the zebra room”
 of 5 bubbles fionarowe1, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles cz75ww, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 4 and had a good view of the garden area -seeing Impala and other animals. Very handy for porch area and outdoor shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 12LindaE, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a shower.”
 of 5 bubbles mdavidohoh, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Wifi available in common areas for a fee.”
 of 5 bubbles harriskellym, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
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