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Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Kapama River Lodge on our first safari in From April 8th 2017 for 3 nights and 4 days. As soon as we were picked up from the local airport we were on safari. The staff were some of the friendliest staff we have ever experience and all seemed genuinely interested in making sure our stay was the...

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Sao Paulo, SP
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Everything perfect, beautiful room, exclusive pool, helpful, attentive staff. Food very good. Fantastic experience. I recommend both the hotel and Ranger and Traker, great professionals. A Luxury Safari with refinement and satisfaction guaranteed

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Bangalore
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice place for Safari, if you are open to the budget then you should go to Kapama Thanks to the team to help us in getting the Basic indian food, Vegetarian can definitely be satisfied. Service 4/5 Safari experience 5/5. Apart from Leopard we could see all the Big 4 very closely. WE requested the Driver to take us...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I cannot imagine a better place to stay for couples to stay at a game reserve. Each couple gets their own waiter for the stay, a private pool with a fantastically and elegantly decorated room. The obvious highlight is the safari itself which is led by professional knowledgeable and friendly tour/safari guides. You will see the big 5. An added...

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Healing
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent an evening here on a game drive and it was fabulous. Right from our arrival to our leaving we were treated as though we were really important to the staff and they could not do enough for us. We had a light meal before setting off for the drive and it was lovely food. Seeing everyone getting into the...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our 4 day stay at Kapama game reserve. It was very relaxing and enjoyable. Our Ranger and the staff were very warm and friendly. The meals were good, and the game drives were wonderful as well. We would have liked some variety in our game drives, especially since we stayed there for 4 days. Maybe take us to...

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kapama River Lodge is beautiful, relaxing, exciting and easily accessible from Hoedspruit Airport. Our tracker Las & Ranger Lee were an absolute wealth of information and we enjoyed every drive through this beautiful African landscape. We saw the Big 5 in 3 days, full prides of Lion's, beautiful herd's of Elephants with babies, Giraffes gently wandering through...just divine. Accomodation was...

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Philadelphia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay very much. We found it relaxing despite rising at 5 Am for the early morning safari. We were very fortunate to see all big five after our first two safari rides with Stephan. Our room was spacious with a balcony. We had tea and coffee service and a small refrigerator in the room. The rooms are...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kapama is our best game reserve. The game drives with rangers and trackers never seem to disappoint us. The hotel staff are amazing always doing their best to make you feel at home. We have now returned to Kapama the 4th time and still loving it. The place is always kept in immaculate condition . Giving one the confidence to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to all concerned - especially our guide Harry - for a wonderful 3 nights stay at the River Lodge, with one special night in the open air at the Lion's Den. There we were surrounded to a 360 degree lightning display which lasted 2 hours, with no associated rain. Thanks to Harry's great skill and attention we saw...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
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 Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $765 - $2,174 (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
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“Take the rooms which are basic as they are closer to the reception, Safari and Dinning else you need to spend another 15 min extra.”
niran10483, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book rooms near the main building for wifi.... Book a Spa treatment for use of the private pool”
  • Beautiful bathrooms
Tania224, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 29 at the end of the corridor - lovely and quiet!”
lparker, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you want ultimate privacy and luxury look at some of the other camps”
amyt475, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I had room 24.”
ShellyCanCan, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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