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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the moment we arrived it felt as if we had come home. The accommodation was superb, the food absolutely amazing and our guide, Victoria,with her tracker, Albert, went out of their way to find us our wish list, but never giving us the feeling that we could not stop for bird photography, a tortoise or flowers. One can still... More 

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Blouberg
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Second visit to magnificent Kings Camp and it did not disappoint. Just when you think game viewing can't get any better enthusiastic and professional game ranger Victoria Wallace and her knowledgeable tracker Albert go the distance to please every guest. Their stories of life in the bush are so informative. The delicious cuisine under the guidance of chef Michael Stephenson... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great 2 night stay in Kings Camp. We were picked up from the airport and within 10 minutes there were Giraffes crossing the road in front of us. The rooms and the old style decor really get you in the zone for safari. Over the two days we went on 4 game drives and the team at... More 

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Perth, Australia
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50 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed two nights at Kings, and wished I could have had more! We had so many special experiences, and were part of the Kings family right from the time we arrived. We were late, and so nearly missed the afternoon game drive when we first arrived, but staff ensured we still got to have the sun downer experience with... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kings Camp We stayed at 4 lodges during our stay in South Africa , but this has to be our favourite. The lodge is colonial style and we had one of the lovely rooms with its own plunge pool, huge outside terrace and stunning views across the bush. Many lodges expect you to stay in your rooms when not on... More 

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Wow, to be nominated as your favorite lodge on your holiday is really special for us, THANK YOU! Remember was over the moon to read your review and he too wants to see you come back again for your 60th. We can do a wonderful celebration for you in the middle of the African bush. Please keep us updated on... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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77 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival, we knew we would love this place. All of the staff came out to meet us, introduce themselves and welcome us to Kings Camp. The high level of service continued for all 3 days we were there. While I am forgetful with names, they all remembered ours and we felt like we were with family friends. The location... More 

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have your family stay with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us in our home! I am sure the girls have great stories to tell their friends back home. Thank you so much for posting your review, it means the world to us. Take care and stay in touch, Warm... More 

Bristol
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a group of 8 we needed somewhere that could fit us all. We were luckily enough to come across the WaterBuck lodge at kings camp. First impressions of Kings camp were fantastic, the moment we stepped off our plane we were in good hands. Our guide Al was there to great us and take us to our lodge. The... More 

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Dear Stephenson family We are very grateful for the lovely words in your trip advisor review. Thank you so much! I am very blessed to have such a great team of staff who are passionate about Kings Camp. It will be wonderful to have you return again in the future. Warm Regards Warren, Lisha and the Kings Camp family More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Amazing hosts, facilities & an overall experience of a lifetime at Kings Camp! Thank you so much for your unbelievable hospitality! The Kings Camp Team genuinely care about the guests & go the extra mile. The Bush Dinner was truly special & Elmero was a Super Star as our Game Drive Guide. We saw it all & will certainly be... More 

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Dear Alwyn Ir was our pleasure to have you visit. Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. We look forward to your return visit soon! Warm regards Warren and Lisha More 

Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a terrific game camp. The rooms are amazing and so luxurious. We had a huge 'honeymoon' suite with an amazing plunge pool. The hotel service to the room was also amazing. They were so on top of refreshing our room. It was so big we would loose each other. The outdoor shower was such a treat and our... More 

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such lovely words. We are all so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Kings Camp. We appreciate your constructive feedback on the lunches and dinners and are always accessing our levels and quality of service. Take care Warm regards Warren and Lisha More 

Oslo, Norway
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed five night at Kings Camp and we cannot put in words what an experience this was for us. We were two couples traveling together and had only read about the place and was aware of many very good reviews. However, we were absolutely blown away with the place, the staff and the rich animal life. From the moment... More 

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KingsCampManagement, General Manager at Kings Camp, responded to this review

A BIG thank you for such a wonderful and special review! Al is a real gem at Kings Camp and i will pass on your kind words to him and the rest of the team. Take care Warm regards The Kings Camp family More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kings Camp reflects the charm and romance of a colonial past in a pristine corner of unspoilt Africa. Kings Camp is situated facing an open savanna plain with a waterhole, which is frequented by a wide variety of wildlife, day and night.Eleven generously spacious colonial suites are luxuriously equipped with air-conditioning, Victorian ball-and-claw bath, indoor and outdoor double shower, fully stocked mini-bar and private verandah. Dark tones of wood and thatch offset the natural colours of the bushveld. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kings Camp

Address: Unkhulu Gate, Argyle Road, Kruger National Park 1218, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: $1,313 - $1,928 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kings Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Most rooms are the same, but choose the honeymoon suite for a private pool”
 of 5 bubbles InnocentTravels, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Worth having one of the best rooms”
 of 5 bubbles JBLuxury, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I can't think that there is a bad one.”
 of 5 bubbles denalda, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had room 4 and 5 and were able to sneak into each others terrace when needed :)”
  • Very good beds
  • Colonial style suite - very romantic
  • Notice the double OUTDOOR shower
 of 5 bubbles NordicPer, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all are good”
 of 5 bubbles ChuckL657, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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