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    Pondoro Game Lodge

    Balule Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
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    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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      1 - 5 of 602 reviews

      Reviewed yesterday

      Staying at Pondoro Game Lodge is like a dream come true. The beautiful suite, delicious food, great service, wonderful people and spectacular game drives made our stay unforgettable! We recommend Pondoro Game Lodge to everybody who wants to experience the African nature, hospitality and tranquility.

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      Reviewed 14 June 2017

      A group of 6 of us stayed at Pondoro a couple weeks ago (end of May 2017). With such an unbelievable trip and experience at Pondoro, I'm not sure how to keep this review short. SAFARIS/GAME DRIVES: We went on early morning drives and a...More

      Thank ehowardhunt
      Response from Robbie_Prehn, Owner at Pondoro Game LodgeResponded 15 June 2017

      Dear Crazy Group of 6 from Texas, Wow what a fabulous review! It is so inspirational to see that you had a great time with us. I will inform all the staff of your accolades, specifically Sam and Eric who will both be thrilled. Greetings...More

      Reviewed 4 days ago

      We enjoyed our stay so much!!!! Unforgettable game viewing with Sam and Eric! Nice rooms, very good food and drinks! Very friendly staff. We felt at home and we will come back for sure. Best safari ever!

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      Thank Dieter L
      Reviewed 1 week ago

      It was an great experience on the most beautiful place! The staff was great, the food was super, the rooms are excellent and the drive is great! The elephant river in front of the lodge is also very beautiful!

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      Thank dieperink
      Reviewed 1 week ago

      Pondoro is one of the best, if not the best resort my wife and I have ever been too, a true diamond in the bush. The attention to detail and overall hospitality shown by the facility and staff is world class. If looking for a...More

      Thank MMorg3
      Kapama River Lodge
      1,721 reviews
      #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
      Kapama Buffalo Camp
      400 reviews
      #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
      Kapama Karula
      437 reviews
      #1 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
      Kapama Southern Camp
      597 reviews
      #3 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
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      • Pool
      • Free Parking
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      • Bar/Lounge
      • Spa
      • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
      • Breakfast included
      • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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      • Free Parking
      • Shuttle Bus Service
      • Room Service
      • Airport Transportation
      • Breakfast included
      • Laundry Service
      • Multilingual Staff
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      • Minibar
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      • Pool
      • Restaurant
      • Bar/Lounge
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      • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
      • Price range
      • US$740 - US$1,204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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      • 8
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      • Location
      • South Africa >
      • Kruger National Park >
      • Balule Nature Reserve
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      • Pondoro Game Hotel Balule Private Game Reserve
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      Traveller (824)
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      Peter O
      7 August 2017|
      Response from Robbie_Prehn | Property representative |
      Dear Peter O, Tipping is entirely up to the discretion of guests visiting the lodge and it should only be for service over and beyond expectation. TripAdvisor forums can be searched for guidelines to tipping practices for... More
      Room Tips
      "Tree suite for view of hippos!"
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      "All the suites we saw were great, but the big specialty suites have larger decks with integrated hot tubs..."
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      "As for room away from the main building."
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      "Our bungelow was wonderful. Great views everywhere."
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