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Kapama River Lodge

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Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Kapama is absolutely amazing for game viewing. I can't believe how close we were able to get. Our ranger, Riaan and tracker, Giv were a great team and worked brilliantly together allowing us to get to see so much we never imagined we would (including leopards mating :) ) We were there entirely for the animals but it would be...

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Well where do you start from the moment we stepped off the plane to the end of our stay we were treated like royalty. We had the family spa suite and to say the least it was huge immaculately clean every day. The food was lovely you would never go hungry and if you did it would be your own...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Ok, first off, this place is beautiful. I was set up with a spa suite, and it made me feel like an absolute king, but really, you don't spend time in the room. It's great to have a nice comfy room, but with all this place has to offer, you're only there for a few hours a night. I'll start...

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Durban
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Paradise in the bush, great staff, my room attendant Nancy was like a breathe of fresh air with her morning greetings. The rooms are luxurious and very comfortable. Warm welcoming and competent staff throughout the property. Highly trained spa staff, buffet of treatments whilst offering an african experience of 5 * standards. The food was exceptional.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We stayed here for the 2 night/3 day safari on our honeymoon and loved it! The rooms are really comfortable and luxurious, and the food is beautiful! I loved that they changed the buffets, and no two meals were the same. The staff are very very helpful. From the gardeners, to the wait staff, to the lovely Nancy in housekeeping,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The Lodge and its immediate surroundings are gorgeous and the staff generally very friendly and competent. The rooms are spacious, with lovely views but for some mysterious reason have NO storage space - not a single drawer - just three small shelves. We had to live out of our suitcases. Also, there is no wi-fi in the rooms, nor anywhere...

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Mol, Belgium
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Very nice accomodation, excellent food, very nice people. What one would expect for this reasonably high price tag. We saw 4/5 big fives. The animals are so used to the jeeps, that sometimes 'wildlife' is a bit of an overstatement. But hey, this way you can really get very close to the animals.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I have enjoyed my stay there. Food was very good. Cleanliness was very good too. Safaris were well organized and on time. Seeing the big 5 is almost guranteed at kapama. I will definetly recomend it. One thing, the dark colors of the was a little bit dull for me.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 23 September 2015

My husband and I had an amazong experience at Kapama. The room is wonderful, with a exclusive swimming pool, a lot of space, well decorated, clean, full of charm. The staff was impecable and the safaris really unbelivable. I had such a great time there!!!

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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in this amazing lodge (the spa suit). We were overwhelmed from everything!! The place is quite and peaceful, the rooms are stunning and the staff absolutely amazing. I got sick on the first day and the kitchen staff took care of me and made me medicine that helped me fill better. The game views is an...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kapama River Lodge is situated within Kapama Game Reserve, and presents the perfect blend between luxurious safari accommodation and a generous bed capacity of 64 bedrooms. Although large, it is so stylish, roomy and beautifully positioned along a dry riverbed, that guests fall in love with it. Each spacious room at Kapama River Lodge features a full en-suite bathroom and terrace with uninterrupted views into the leafy-green Big 5 game reserve. The central guest entertainment areas include a large rim-flow swimming pool with sun umbrellas and recliners for lazy afternoons. The long L-shaped relaxation lounge and bar under a double-volume thatch, curves around the pool and on either side is a huge double-sided fireplace creating a wondrous open-plan yet cosy atmosphere. The Rhino Boma dining area with tables arranged under a low thatch in a horseshoe curve, has a central open space where a roaring outdoor fire gives a glow to evening meals. Buffet-style meals introduce African flavours with Pan African dishes using fresh local ingredients and specialist dishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kapama River Lodge

Address: R40 | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: €511 - €1,451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kapama River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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“Take the rooms which are basic as they are closer to the reception, Safari and Dinning else you need to spend another 15 min extra.”
niran10483, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book rooms near the main building for wifi.... Book a Spa treatment for use of the private pool”
  • Beautiful bathrooms
Tania224, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 29 at the end of the corridor - lovely and quiet!”
lparker, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you want ultimate privacy and luxury look at some of the other camps”
amyt475, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I had room 24.”
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