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Pondoro Game Lodge

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  • Excellent95%
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Breakfast included
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at Pondoro for our honeymoon just after New Year. We stayed in the Buffalo lodge and enjoyed our patio with jacuzzi overlooking the hippos in the river. The food is high quality -- even the "simple lunch" is tasty and filling. But dinner...More

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Property's Favourite Review
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

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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 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve stayed here twice and it’s just five stars plus in every way, food, wine, service, staff, accomodation, safari, you name it! I’ve been to over 50 countries so I’ve travelled extensively and stayed at a lot of nice places but Pondoro is a very...More

Thank Andreas B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful Game Lodge in Balule Reserve!! Lize and all the team are very attentive staff, you always have some good surprise at the room. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are very good. Of course that the better experience is the Safari. A very...More

Thank Luis C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had a great time at Pondoro and were lucky to see the Big 5. The guides and trackers really go out of their way to make it possible for you to see them during your stay and we did! We almost...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$838 - US$1,377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$838 - US$1,377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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sunni2014
11 January 2018|
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Response from Lenharetto | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I went to Cape Town first, then I took a plane cape town - Hoedspruit. From there, I paid for a transfer that picked me up at the airport and dropped me off at Pondoro ;)
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3 January 2018|
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Response from Lenharetto | Reviewed this property |
Hello! The closest airport is Hoedspruit and the transfer I paid R1110 per person roundtrip Hoedspruit Airport and includes R100 per person conservation fees as well as the gate fees.
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16 November 2017|
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Response from Robbie_Prehn | Property representative |
Hi there, From next year (2018) all soft drinks, housewines, selection of spirits and beers, tea and coffee and mineral water would be included. Kind regards, Robbie
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"This lodge is so amazing no room will disappoint"
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"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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