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Pestana Kruger Lodge

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Pestana Kruger is a 4 star hotel, situated in South Africa just 70m from the Southern entrance to Kruger National Park and only 150m from Malelane Gate, one of the most important access point to the park. Is surrounded by marvelous gardens and offers a fantastic view of the Crocodile River, where hippos and several wildlife species can be seen. The hotel has many special facilities that includes two outdoor pools and one indoor pool, a restaurant and two bars and one SPA that offers a range of body treatments and a Turkish bath. The rooms have views over the river and gardens, decorated with African motifs. They all have balconies and internet Wi-Fi.
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Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
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I travel to Kruger every 8 weeks for wildlife photography. Always dring my motorhome and always go in at Malelane gate. On approach to the bridge I always look left at the Main entrance to Pestana lodge and remind myself that I MUST stay a few days and see what the venue is like
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Self service food displayed looks tired by the time the 6th person serves himself .Towels are being removed from rooms and not replaced immediately only a few hours later .Would be nice to see the manager walking around asking guests how everything is,etc.
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Response from DaveH4647, General Manager at Pestana Kruger Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Joel Thank you for your review We appreciate your feedback. All feedback is welcome and we will look into the issues you have raised With regards Dave Hackney General Manager
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My family stayed two nights at Pestana. Two small cottages. It is an effectively run property that focuses on quantity, not quality. Good value. Wonderful view from restaurant and bar, but NOT the rooms. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Rooms were clean, but ours was missing
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Response from DaveH4647, General Manager at Pestana Kruger Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Lolwlinfarms Thank you for the feedback. All feedback is appreciated Dave Hackney General Manager
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One of the best lodges to enjoy and maximize your Kruger experience. From the balcony of the lodge you can see the river and its wildlife (hipos, crocs, kudus, gazelles etc) while having breakfast, lunch or a drink. It is a privilege. Being just so close to the entrance of the
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Response from DaveH4647, General Manager at Pestana Kruger Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear GabrielaS1337 Thank you for taking the time to send your review My team and I are very happy to see you had an awesome experience at the Lodge I have forwarded your review to the Spa operator , who is fairly new on the property , and she is working hard to improve the services there Warm regards Dave Hackney General Manager
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From the moment we arrived everything felt perfect - just as I’d imagined my game lodge to be! From the sun deck we watched around 50 elephants drink from the river, watch hippos in the water and the crocodiles - that was before the safari. Lucky enough to see all the big 5 -
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Response from DaveH4647, General Manager at Pestana Kruger Lodge
Responded 11 Dec 2018
Dear ELangmaid Thank you for taking the time to send such a lovely review Its wonderful to hear that you had such an awesome safari experience here and that we were able to contribute to that Welcome back anytime Dave Hackney General Manager
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Our Standard Room
Sunset from the patio with Crocodile River meandering past
Damage to bedroom wall
No security lock inside the bedroom
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What's the food like what's on the menue
We found the food actually quite good and tasty, with a good variety of different dishes appealing to different tastes, freshly prepared. Breakfast was also good, with a live station for omelettes.
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Is the rooms clean
Yes no problems with cleanliness!
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The lodge will arrange everything for you. However I still feel that to experience Kruger one must stay in the park there are many lodges within that cater for everything including game drives and pick you up at the airport. The area and country side around Kruger is also very beautiful so if you have time hiring a car would be advised
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Bonjour je voudrais savoir si on peut faire laver du linge.merci
Oui, vous devez payer pour le service, mais ils offrent le lavage.
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"A river view room is ideal but not necessary."
"Make sure you get a room with a river view if possible."
"Mejor una habitación con vistas al río. Better a room overlooking the river."
"The nearer reception the better as the roadways and paths are dangerous after dark"
"Choose a bungalow nearer to the main building. Some of the lodges are 300 yards from the main building."
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PRICE RANGE
US$104 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
pestana kruger hotel malelanepestana kruger lodge
LOCATION
South AfricaMpumalangaMalelane
NUMBER OF ROOMS
74
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