We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blyde River Wilderness Lodge

Save
Traveller (161)
Room & Suite (53)
Pool & Beach (11)
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Hotel_Review_Price_Refresh
Save this hotel
and keep track of your top hotel finds.
Save now
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dirt road”(10 reviews)
“one night”(9 reviews)
“panorama route”(7 reviews)
Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (174)
Filter reviews
87 results
Traveller rating
44
30
13
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
44
30
13
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsdirt roadone nightpanorama routelocation is lovelykm drivefixed menucouple of nightscourse dinnerself cateringinternet connectionbeautiful oasisset menugod's windownext morninga lovely staynature reservemosquito net
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 87 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely stay here. The mini apartment was comfortable and set in beautiful grounds. The staff were really nice and very friendly. It is close to kruger Park and hoedspruit Airport so we did a mini tour entering through phalaborwa, staying in letaba...More

Thank Emily H
Response from Blyde, Manager at Blyde River Wilderness LodgeResponded 5 March 2018

Dear Emily Thank you for being our guests and for taking the time to send us your feedback about your recent stay at Blyde River Canyon Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive compliments highlighting particular positive aspects of the hotel and staff. This...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

If you can get over the gravel road, this is one of the best places to stay. The accommodation is perfect and so relaxing. Its in the nature reserve, has animals, is quiet and really gives you a sense of being away from the city....More

Thank Gerald-GTA
Response from Blyde, Manager at Blyde River Wilderness LodgeResponded 5 February 2018

Dear Guests, Thank you for being our guests and for taking the time to send us your feedback about your recent stay at Blyde River Wilderness Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive compliments highlighting particular positive aspects of the hotel and staff. This...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

A bit hard to drive the last 12 km from main road onto gravel but well worth it. John takes good care of you and the personnel is absolutely accommodating and friendly. I highly recommend this spot. The 3 course dinner has been alway lekker...More

Thank Thomas S
Response from Blyde, Manager at Blyde River Wilderness LodgeResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Thoams Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay at Blyde River Wilderness Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive compliments highlighting particular positive aspects of the hotel and staff. This is after all, one of the best...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Spent an afternoon and a night at the lodge. It was far from everything - and with very little to do. There are signs by the river about danger of hippos and crocodiles - so no jumping in there. The pool area is shady -...More

Thank JaneBis
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The lodge is set in a nice garden overlooking the Blyde River. It is secluded from the main road with access via a very bad dirt road for 10 km (not 6 km). The rooms are quite nice and spacious with a kitchen and a...More

1  Thank Soer2014
View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$85 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$85 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (161)
Room & Suite (53)
Pool & Beach (11)
Dining (10)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Blyde River Wilderness Lodge staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Examine the different options carefully to suit your needs."
Read review
"We stayed in two different rooms. The semi-detached just inside the gates and the rondevales by the..."
Read review
"All great chalets looking over the gardens."
Read review
"Kimba House is ideal for those who want ultimate privacy."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing