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    N'kaya Lodge

    Guernsey Road, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent92%
          • Very good6%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
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          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          My friends my husband and I had the privilege to spend 3 nights at this great lodge. We loved everything. The welcoming atmosphere, the lovely spacious rooms, the excellent food and mainly the couple who runs the lodge. Werner who was our guide for the...More

          Thank MS-aroundtheworld
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          The highlight of our 2-week trip in South Africa! The Lodge is beautifully set up : 4 African style “chalets” with each a large living room, a large bedroom and two spaceful bathrooms. Very comfortable beds. Very clean and with all amenities. We went for...More

          Thank 630zitak
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Apologies for the length of this review! There is just so much fantastic stuff to say about this lodge that a brief summary wouldn't do it justice. Unusually, we stayed here for 6 nights. We wanted a place where we could unwind, relax and, above...More

          Thank monkey_ear
          Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

          No words can sum up our experience at N'kaya lodge but here's a brief review. Absolutely amazing! We arrived to a very warm greeting from Nicki who told us everything we needed to know about the lodge and gave us some very good information including...More

          1  Thank diamond1London
          Reviewed 6 May 2017

          Just returned from three days at N'Kaya this past week. To say it was the trip of a lifetime would be an understatement. The lodge is beautiful, the food excellent in every way, and wonderful hospitality were just the start. The guides somehow managed to...More

          Thank N1805BN
          Thornybush Game Lodge
          344 reviews
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          Thornybush Waterside Lodge
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          Serondella Game Lodge
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          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
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          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • US$483 - US$676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 4
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          • Kruger National Park >
          • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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          "All rooms are the same and are fantastic"
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          "Four individual yet identical huts, so all offer equally good accommodations."
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          "All rooms are more or less the same with 4 cottages each for two people but very spacious with bedroom..."
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