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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Self catering guesthouse/hostel located in Marloth Park, along with many other guesthouses.Bring your food as there are no supermarkets or restaurants close by, unless you have a car. They help is arranging safaris.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Whilst planning my solo trip to South Africa on a budget I knew I wanted to do Kruger, but found planning it a minefield. All of the tours were incredibly expensive and staying in a lodge seemed similarly pricey. Then I found Kruger Inn and WOW! What a great find! Getting there from joburg without a car isn't too much...

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Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My father and I spent 2 days there and had the best time! It was such a nice, cozy and clean place. The 2 owners are amazing people. We spent a hole day with Cor having a 12h Safari where he shared his passion of nature with us. It was definitively the best day of safari we had on our...

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Thank Laurence T
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Alison and Cor will spend all their energies to make u feel you are at home. I was going to stay only 2 nights but decided to stay another 2. If you are a real backpacker you are gonna love this place. Talk to them and they will help you to arrange everything you need. The best way to get...

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Thank Henrique D
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Kruger inn Backpackers is definitely one of the best hostels I ve stayed in so far. Alison and Cor just make u feel that u are a part of Kruger inn Backpackers. The location of the hostel is great (marloth park). You can easily take a walk to the crocodile river and watch the animals. Sometimes you will even see...

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Thank DanieleAustralia
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We spent 2 nights in their liitle comfortable hostel and it was great. We arrived by bus from Maputo and they picked us up from the boarder for a fee to get to the hostel in around 25 minutes. There is a bus but it runs only twice a day. It is very helpful to buy food before or to...

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Perfect location, great price and super nice owners. Alison and Cor are passionate about nature and have an amazing knowledge about animals. They are also safari guides. They can arrange trips to Kruger Park, Swaziland, Panorama tour, Maputo and many more. If there are enough of nice people you can join the owners for delicious dinner. After a day or...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Elephant Cabin was so cosy. And Cor and Alison were very helpful and friendly Marloth Park is bordering Kruger National Park. The drive along the Crocodile River , as suggested by Cor was a wonderful way to spend the first da There are many places to eat withing Marloth Park and the shopping centre is well stocked.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 23 April 2016

My boyfriend and I couldn't have had a more amazing time in Kruger! Everything was perfect. From the location (in Marloth pak, bordering Kruger National Park), the rooms, the people, the hospitality, the vibes, the price, everything. Not only that it is a great spot to see wildlife in their natural habitats, it is also a great place to meet...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I could not have chosen a better place to stay. It is close to the park, has a market with atm and stores only 10 min walking and is lovely. If you want to chill and relax and have dinner while hearing the lions and observing the giraffes in the backyard, this is the place! The owners are absolutely fantastic....

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Address: 2007 Olifant Street, Marloth Park 1340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Marloth Park
Price Range: $29 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“The deluxe room is epic!”
 of 5 bubbles DanieleAustralia, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Buffalo Room for a cuple with a private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 729maximt, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The one close to the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles DanielleVentura, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“the privateroom Buffalo was the best!”
 of 5 bubbles jackyv4, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
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