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    Kapama River Lodge

    R40 | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$630
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          US$629
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          Pool & Beach (94)
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          Overview
          • Excellent83%
          • Very good13%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “spa suite” (33 reviews)
          “game drives” (195 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
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          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 799 reviews

          Reviewed yesterday via mobile

          Perhaps I have too high of expectation after reading so many wonderful reviews on TA. Our 2 night stay was just mediocre. Kapama offers complimentary pick up and drop off from Hoedspruit airport. We almost missed our 1st game drive as our flight from Johannesburg...More

          Thank punamo
          Hotel's Favourite
          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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          2  Thank Odair A
          Reviewed 4 days ago

          What a fantastic place to stay. Words cannot do this place justice. Accommodation was perfect. Nice and clean and well presented and very comfortable. Food was first class at all meals and the waiting staff very helpful. The game drives were out of this world...More

          Thank Alanf04
          Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

          Wow best guide and tracker jous and magnum✅ they had so much knowledge and we had heaps of fun , got some awesome photos food was amazing OMG sooooooo much food and all so well prepared and presented 🥂relaxed atmosphere the staff sang beautiful songs...More

          Thank tezp65
          Reviewed 6 days ago

          For an experience you'll never forget! I highly recommend this park & lodge as a must-do! And you must do the lodge safaris, which are exciting & exhilirating. Set within a safari reserve, you will never forget this place. I was on a group company...More

          Thank stewhunt
          Kapama Karula
          431 reviews
          #1 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
           
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          387 reviews
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          About
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          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$600 - US$1,629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 64
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Kruger National Park >
          • Kapama Private Game Reserve
          • Also Known As
          • Kapama River Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
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          Traveller (2308)
          Room & Suite (191)
          Pool & Beach (94)
          Dining (92)
          Hotel & Grounds (1795)
          Family and Play Areas (72)
          Bathroom (70)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          michaeljf89
          My fiance and I are visiting in August this year - what would we expect in the way of day and night weather? Thinking ahead to what we will need to pack! Thanks!
          11 April 2017|
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          Response from MelissaSmit92 | Property representative |
          Dear Michael, Thank you kindly for your interest in Kapama River Lodge, we look forward to welcoming both you and your fiance. August can still be cool in the mornings and evenings, temperatures between 12°C and 28°C... More
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          Priya S
          Traveling to South Africa for my honeymoon and would like to find out if this hotel does anything special for honeymooners? Thanks!
          5 April 2017|
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          Response from MelissaSmit92 | Property representative |
          Dear Priya, Thank you kindly for your interest in Kapama River Lodge as your honeymoon destination. Kapama River Lodge offers a complimentary bottle of wine or sparkling wine which is placed in the room prior to arrival... More
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          karenestelle
          Hi, What is included as far as game drives and bush walks? Size of traverse Area? Is the resort fenced? Do you expect to have water source for animals at the lodge in May? How would we drive to Letaba camp from there and how long would it take approximately? I understand this would be a guesstimate! Do we have to go around? (I assume) Thanks, Karen Thanks
          1 April 2017|
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          Response from MelissaSmit92 | Property representative |
          Dear Karen, Thank you kindly for your interest in Kapama River Lodge. Kapama Private Game Reserve prides itself as being one of the few five-star luxury reserves in South Africa, which has over 32 000 Acres of Savannah... More
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          "Some of the rooms have a bit of a walk to get to them so try and get room 1-7"
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          "Room 119 was out near the end of the property and had great views. It is on the second level with no..."
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          "I don't think there is a lift. Rooms to the rear will not get noise from the bar area. Room 44 is very..."
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